There’s been a 30-day delay in the case of a man accused of threatening a state lawmaker.
A man accused of threatening a Colorado lawmaker who is pushing for stricter gun control measures told a judge he wants the charges against him dismissed.
A man accused of threatening a Colorado lawmaker who was pushing for stricter gun control measures appeared in court on Friday. Franklin Sain was also fired from his job.
Firearm restrictions pitched by Colorado Democrats advanced Monday, as the battle over them intensified with hundreds of gun rights supporters cramming the state Capitol and circling the building all day with car horns blaring.
Mark Kelly, the husband of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, is scheduled to testify Monday in support of at least one of the seven gun-control bills being considered by the Colorado Legislature.
Lawmakers are becoming the target of aggressive and sometimes threating emails and phone calls as the debate over stricter gun laws escalates in state capitols.
A stunned silence settled over a courtroom Friday after the father of a woman killed in the Colorado theater shootings loudly cursed defendant James Holmes, prompting a sympathetic but firm warning from a judge.
The suspect in the Colorado movie theater killings returns to court this week for a hearing that might be the closest thing to a trial the victims and their families will get to see.
If James Holmes pleads not guilty by reason of insanity, prosecutors wanting to prove that he methodically carried out a deadly Colorado movie theater shooting have a difficult task before them: They must prove he is sane.
Despair all around him, President Barack Obama on Sunday offered hugs, tears and the nation’s sympathy to survivors of the Colorado shooting rampage and to families whose loved ones were shot dead. He found hope in the heartbreak, insisting a brighter day will come.