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The statewide gun regulations adopted in Colorado in the wake of the Aurora theater shooting

The 2012 Aurora theater shooting, which left 12 people dead and 70 others injured, prompted Colorado Democrats to immediately begin pursuing tighter regulations on firearms.  Since the attack 10 years ago Wednesday, no fewer than 10 statewide changes to gun policy have been adopted, making Colorado one of the nation’s most progressive states when it […]

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Five bystanders injured in downtown Denver as police officers shoot at man authorities say was armed

Five people were hurt in Lower Downtown Denver early Sunday when police officers shot a man they say was armed as bars in the crowded entertainment district let out. The five people, three women and two men, are expected to survive their injuries. They appear to have been innocent bystanders wounded in officers’ crossfire. The […]

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From Columbine to Robb, 169 have been killed in U.S. mass school shootings

Mass shooters have killed hundreds of people throughout U.S. history in realms like stores, theaters and workplaces, but it is in schools and colleges where the carnage reverberates perhaps most keenly — places filled with children of tender ages, older students aspiring to new heights and the teachers planting the seeds of knowledge, their journeys all cut […]

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Separate shootings Monday in Denver area, Colorado Springs leave 7 wounded

Police on Monday were investigating several separate shootings in the Denver area and Colorado Springs that left seven people wounded. In Colorado Springs, two juveniles were shot in a parking lot outside The Citadel mall after a disturbance that started inside the mall, police spokesperson Lt. Pam Castro said. KKTV reported that one of the victims […]

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Deputies fatally shoot man at northern Colorado landfill

Authorities in northern Colorado are investigating the fatal shooting of a man by sheriff’s deputies. Two deputies attempted to contact the unidentified man Thursday afternoon at the Larimer County landfill and opened fire, hitting the suspect, the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. It did not release any other details about what led […]

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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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Man who went on Denver shooting spree made film alluding to the violence he would commit

A man who fatally shot five people before being killed by police alluded to violence in a film for sale on a website that previously sold fictional e-books he’s believed to have written, with victims and scenes similar to the attacks. Lyndon McCleod, 47, wounded two others including a police officer in the rampage Dec. […]