The first month of background checks on private firearm sales in Colorado resulted in 10 denials for people with criminal records.
A woman accused of helping a felon get a gun appeared before a judge on Thursday. Police believe Stevie Vigil bought a gun and gave it to a man suspected of killing Colorado’s prison chief.
Police have arrested a 22-year-old Commerce City woman for allegedly illegally transferring the firearm recovered in Texas that was identified as the weapon used in the shooting death of Colorado Prison Chief Tom Clements.
The prospect of tighter gun laws has gun sales soaring and the Colorado Bureau of investigation remains flooded with requests for background checks on buyers.
The Colorado Bureau of Investigation is planning to ask lawmakers for $500,000 to be used to help process the growing backlog of background checks for potential gun buyers.
The day after the shooting in Connecticut a lot of people in Colorado tried to buy a gun.
On Saturday crews continued to search the area around Highway 72, Indiana Street, and West 82nd near were remains belonging to Jessica Ridgeway were found last Wednesday.
A bill that would make it easier to buy a gun in Colorado has passed its first test in the Legislature.
State lawmakers are debating a bill that will affect Coloradans who have ever been arrested. Even if charges are dropped they may appear on the Colorado Bureau of Investigation background check website, which is used by potential employers, landlords and others.