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