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Silverman: Expect Colorado’s Supreme Court to uphold assault weapon bans

Boulder is generally spectacular, but Sept. 8, 2006, was particularly magnificent where Broadway meets Baseline. CU Law School’s new Wolf Building was dedicated. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, a gun control supporter, was a special guest. States and cities had long regulated and forbidden firearms for public safety reasons. America’s high court never interfered. Cities […]

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Federal agents arrest armed Colorado man after alleged remark about Boulder shooting

By Ryan J. Foley, The Associated Press IOWA CITY, Iowa — An Iowa gun store refused to sell a semi-automatic rifle to a heavily armed and agitated Colorado man who said he was surprised his friends didn’t suspect he was the Boulder mass shooter, according to federal court documents released Friday. The Nebraska State Patrol […]

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Boulder shooting suspect used assault weapon he legally purchased from Arvada gun store

The gunman who killed 10 people at a Boulder King Soopers this week used an assault weapon he legally purchased at an Arvada gun store,  but investigators still don’t know his motive, police said Friday. “We, too, want to know why,” Boulder Police Chief Maris Herold said, speaking from the steps of Boulder police headquarters, […]

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Arvada gun shop says it sold firearm to suspect in Boulder King Soopers shooting after background check

An Arvada gun shop says it sold the suspect in the Boulder King Sooper’s shooting a gun and that he passed a state-mandated background check. “We are absolutely shocked by what happened and our hearts are broken for the victims and families that are left behind,” John Mark Eagleton, owners of Eagles Nest Armory, said […]

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PHOTOS: Vigil for Boulder shooting victims brings community together in crisis

With candles, songs and flowers, hundreds of mourners gathered to remember the victims who died in the King Soopers shooting this week. Wednesday night’s vigil was not the first remembrance for the deceased. Houses of worship had held virtual services since the shooting and people gathered Monday night in a park near the grocery store. […]