shootings

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Jared Polis is learning early on about one of the hardest parts of being governor: serving as the state’s chief mourner

Jared Polis follows Gov. John Hickenlooper and others before him in leading Colorado through tragedy and disaster. He’s found that it’s one of the toughest parts of being the state's chief executive.

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Hero students like Kendrick Castillo highlight a shift in guidance on how to respond to a school shooting

A majority of school districts have now embraced such an approach of training people to fight back, with experts saying educators need to give staff and students as many options as possible in the worst-case scenario

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Anonymous complaint alleged issues at STEM School months before deadly shooting. Officials say it was uncorroborated.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says it has an open investigation into at least one of the allegations in the complaint, which came in a phone call to a top district official

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Colorado congressman wants to close gap in interstate gun sales law that allowed Florida teen quick access to shotgun

U.S. Rep. Jason Crow has offered legislation that would change federal law to require shotguns and rifles sold to someone from out of state to be shipped to their home state -- just like handguns are.

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

One student killed, eight more wounded in shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch allegedly committed by two peers

At least one person was killed and eight students were wounded in a shooting Tuesday afternoon at STEM School Highlands Ranch allegedly committed by two of their peers, authorities say.

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Hickenlooper commutes life sentences of 6 men convicted of murder, including in high-profile Curtis Brooks case

Curtis Brooks was sentenced to life in prison without parole for the slaying of 24-year-old Christopher Ramos in Aurora in 1995

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

“A basic trust in America has been violated”: Denver turns out in force to share in the pain of Pittsburgh and the Jewish community

Thousands packed into Temple Emanuel in Denver for a vigil Sunday night that was attended by a who’s who of politicians and faith leaders