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Gov. John Hickenlooper signs the gun bills into law on Wednesday morning. (credit: CBS)

Gov. Hickenlooper Signs Landmark Gun Bills

Colorado’s governor signed bills Wednesday that place new restrictions on firearms, signaling a change for Democrats who have traditionally shied away from gun control in a state with a pioneer tradition of gun ownership and self-reliance.

03/20/2013

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Columbine Victim’s Uncle Gets School Thinking About Student Safety

The FBI teamed up with the uncle of a Columbine victim Wednesday in an effort to prevent gun violence in schools.

03/07/2013

A person holding a sign outside Rep. Mike Coffman's office (credit: CBS)

Gun Control Advocates Protest At Rep. Mike Coffman’s Office

There was a call for change in gun laws from Aurora to Washington on Monday.

02/11/2013

Democratic Senate President John Morse (credit: CBS)

Colorado Lawmakers Grabbing Gun Control Bull By The Horns

In just eight days, four gun bills have been introduced at the state Capitol, and there are at least four others yet to come.

01/16/2013

School resource officers at Jefferson County Middle School (credit: CBS)

Sen. Steve King Wants Officers In Every Colorado School

Years ago putting an armed officer in a school would have been met with resistance. Today, every school wants one, and if Sen. Steve King has his way, they’ll get one.

01/14/2013

John-Michael Keyes talks with CBS4's Jennifer Brice (credit: CBS)

‘Standard Response Protocol’ Created After Platte Canyon School Tragedy

The actions of “lock out, lock down, evacuate and shelter” is now language for students and staff when a crisis happens in schools. It’s used in some of the largest school districts in Colorado and in more than 5,000 districts nationwide.

12/17/2012

A New England Patriots fan shows support for the 26 victims of the mass shooting that took place at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Conn., at Gillette Stadium on Dec. 16, 2012, in Foxboro, Mass. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Allowing Your Soul To Heal

The mass shooting in Connecticut has sent us reeling. So how do we cope? Dr. Dave Hnida says there’s no fix-it for all of us, but there are some things to consider as we assess the tragedy, and search for skills to emotionally survive — both in the shock phase, and the days of adjustment and health in the weeks, months and years ahead.

12/16/2012

CBS4's Jennifer Brice talks with Sgt. AJ DeAndrea (credit: CBS)

Arvada Officer Trains Nation’s Police How To Approach Mass Shootings

After Columbine police changed the way they react to mass shootings like the Aurora theater massacre and the mall shooting in Portland. CBS4′s Jennifer Brice talked to a police sergeant who actually trained the police in Connecticut.

12/15/2012

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Gov. Hickenlooper: ‘Have The Discussion’ On Gun Control

Gov. John Hickenlooper called for a discussion about gun control in Colorado’s 2013 Legislature one day before 20 school children were gunned down in Newtown, Conn.

12/14/2012

Mitchell Kenneth Kusick (credit: Facebook)

Westminster Man Accused Of Threat On Obama Due In Court Monday

A judge will hear arguments about whether to grant bail to a man accused of telling his therapist that he wanted to shoot children and kill President Barack Obama.

11/19/2012

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