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“You’ll never be that self again”: Colorado mass shooting survivors speak about their recovery

Speaking to a panel of survivors and loved ones of mass shootings, former STEM School Highlands Ranch teacher Erin Christian told them she was grateful for their strength and candor.  “In the early days, I didn’t see how I was going to get through this,” said Christian, who survived a mass shooting at STEM School […]

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Second STEM School Highlands Ranch gunman sentenced to life in prison without parole

The man convicted of first-degree murder in the deadly 2019 shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch was sentenced to two terms of of life in prison without the possibility of parole Friday, plus scores of additional years. The sentencing of Devon Erickson by Douglas County District Judge Theresa Slade in a Castle Rock courtroom followed a lengthy […]

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Colorado governor signs three new gun control bills inspired by the Boulder King Soopers shooting into law

Gov. Jared Polis on Saturday signed three gun control bills inspired by the Boulder King Soopers into law, making this year’s legislative session the most significant in terms of firearm regulations in Colorado in nearly a decade. The three bills Polis signed were:  Senate Bill 256, which will allow local governments, public higher education institutions […]