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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

Mitchell Kenneth Kusick (credit: Facebook)

Westminster Man Accused Of Threats To Kill President, Children On Halloween

A Westminster man faces charges of threatening the president, and prosecutors say he also wanted to kill local students at a trick-or-treat event.

11/13/2012

Members of the Colorado Community Church praying in a circle near the shooting memorial (credit: CBS)

People Continue To Flock To Shooting Memorial

People continue to flock to the memorial to the 12 people killed in the Colorado movie theater shooting.

07/24/2012

A scene from the evening vigil in Aurora on July 22. (credit: CBS)

Vigil For Colorado Victims Draws Columbine Survivor

A vigil Sunday night in Aurora closed out a day of prayer and remembrance for the 12 theater-goers who were killed and the 58 others who were wounded by a lone gunman.

07/23/2012

An image from the vigil held at Gateway High School on July 21 (credit: CBS)

What Aurora and Colorado Will be Known For

With the many tragic shootings Colorado has endured, it’s easy to think Colorado will be known for them. “However, I believe Aurora and Colorado will ultimately be known for something very different,” CBSDenver.com Blogger Dominic Dezzutti writes.

07/22/2012

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School Discipline Overhaul Inches Forward In Colorado

A bill to scale back strict Columbine-era school discipline policies cleared the first hurdle in the Colorado Senate, but it’s got a ways to go with lawmakers who think the legislation tries to do too much.

03/01/2012

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