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Here’s what you need to know about Democrats’ gun control bills introduced after the King Soopers shooting

Colorado Democrats on Thursday formally introduced three anticipated gun control bills in response to the Boulder King Soopers mass shooting. The measures would require that a background check be completed before any firearm purchase, regardless of how long it takes, and prohibit people convicted of certain misdemeanors from buying a gun for five years. They […]

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Here’s the gun legislation Colorado Democrats are pursuing in response to the Boulder King Soopers shooting

A bill that would temporarily prohibit people convicted of a violent misdemeanor from purchasing a firearm in Colorado will likely be part of a package of gun legislation Democratic state lawmakers are preparing to introduce in response to the deadly shooting last month at a Boulder King Soopers. The package is also slated to include […]

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Man accused in Boulder King Soopers shooting faces 43 new counts, including allegations he had large-capacity magazine

The 22-year-old Arvada man accused of killing 10 people, including a police officer, at a Boulder King Soopers last month has been charged with 43 additional counts, including 10 counts alleging that he had a large-capacity ammunition magazine. The other new counts against Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa include 32 new allegations of attempted first-degree murder, […]

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Where did they get the guns? A comprehensive look at Colorado’s history of public gun violence.

Six days before Colorado’s latest mass shooting, the suspect bought a Ruger AR-556 pistol at a gun store near his home.  Seven days before an Arapahoe High School student killed a classmate in 2013, he picked up a 12-gauge shotgun at a Cabela’s store.  One day before an 18-year-old allegedly obsessed with the Columbine murders […]

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President Biden will regulate gun device possibly used in Boulder shooting, make it more difficult to buy

A gun accessory possibly used by the gunman who killed 10 people at a Boulder King Sooper’s last month will be more regulated by the federal government, President Joe Biden said Wednesday as he announced a number of measures aimed at combating gun violence.  So-called stabilizing braces, which can make a pistol more accurate and […]

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Police finish investigation at Boulder King Soopers where 10 were fatally shot

BOULDER — Detectives have finished collecting evidence at a Colorado supermarket where a gunman killed 10 people two weeks ago, but the store is still closed, police said Monday. District Attorney Michael Dougherty had described the investigation at the store in Boulder as painstaking, with investigators going through every shelf and pulling out each item […]

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Boulder police Officer Eric Talley’s life wasn’t taken in the King Soopers shooting, a priest said. “He gave it.”

Colorado paused Tuesday to honor a police officer killed after he ran into a Boulder grocery store to save shoppers and employees from a gunman who barged into the store and began firing. Officer Eric Talley, a 10-year veteran of the Boulder Police Department, was remembered during a public memorial service as an optimistic, competitive […]

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Colorado Archbishop: Boulder police Officer Eric Talley represented the best of law enforcement

By Colleen Slevin, The Associated Press A Colorado police officer shot and killed after rushing into a Boulder supermarket where a gunman opened fire sacrificed his life and showed what is best about police, Denver’s archbishop said Monday during a funeral Mass for Officer Eric Talley. “Jesus has told us, greater love than this no […]