STEM School guard who accidentally shot student while trying to stop May attack wasn’t supposed to be armed
The Colorado Sun learned of the school's stipulation to BOSS High Level Security through an open records request. The guard's possession of a gun during the May 7 mass shooting may have violated Douglas County School District policy.
If Colorado wants to stop the next school shooting, the state needs to get on the same page, lawmakers sayBy John Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Recent mass shootings have renewed debate about universal background checks. Here’s how they’ve worked in Colorado.By Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Citing lack of consensus, Jeffco Public Schools abandons idea to tear down and rebuild Columbine High SchoolBy Jesse Paul Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Should schools and buildings be torn down after mass shootings? Columbine looks to others as it struggles with trespassers
There are countless examples of macabre tourist attractions that have drawn the focus of the curious and the obsessed, or they were razed or remodeled quickly
Lawmakers reject Polis’ $3 million budget request, but agree to bolster threat training after STEM shooting
Polis' $3 million request to budget writers was his first policy response following a fatal attack at STEM School Highlands Ranch
Opinion: My young children are now survivors of school gun violence. No child should have to experience such trauma.Opinion
Colorado learned the danger of glamorizing shooters. Does lionizing student heroes also carry risks?
After two high-profile cases of students fighting back and dying, psychologists warn a shift in school safety could have dangerous ripple effects
The Democratic-led General Assembly is analyzing topics ranging from school safety and college affordability to private prisons and tax breaks
A new state lawmaker’s first session is over. And she got an earful about it at a town hall meeting.
State Rep. Lisa Cutter, who was inspired to run for office after President Donald Trump’s election, hopes listening helps change the current political dialogue
Will Colorado follow other states in enacting a gun-storage law after the STEM School shooting? Those conversations are happening
Democratic state legislators in Colorado are looking at ways to prevent guns from getting into the hands of those who shouldn’t have them, especially children