Sandy Hook Elementary

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Moms Stitch Together Memories To Fight Gun Violence

Mothers across Colorado are using quilting to fight gun violence. The group called Moms Demand Action is stitching together memories and a message as part of their Mother’s Dream Quilt Project.

09/27/2014

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Colorado Launches Statewide Mental Health Hotline

Colorado launched a statewide hotline this week to help people suffering from depression and mental illness.

08/13/2014

Coyote Ridge Elementary School in Fort Collins (credit: CBS)

Armed Volunteer Deputies To Patrol Elementary Schools In Larimer County

A new security program in Larimer County will put armed volunteer deputies on patrol at some elementary schools.

04/10/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper  (credit: CBS)

Colorado Gun Group Sues Gov. Hickenlooper

Colorado’s largest state-based gun lobby has filed a lawsuit against Gov. John Hickenlooper in hopes of overturning what it says is unconstitutional legislation.

09/17/2013

A school marshal at Soaring Hawk Elementary School in Douglas County (credit: CBS)

Armed Marshals Hired To Protect Douglas County Schools

As the school year approaches the discussion regarding safety and security has heightened in light of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary nearly a year ago.

08/12/2013

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States Seek To Fix Gun Background Check Backlog

Connecticut officials are setting aside millions of dollars to address backlogs in background checks that have soared into the thousands since the December school shooting in the state, which is one of several struggling with bottlenecks as people rush to buy guns ahead of new restrictions.

05/10/2013

President Barack Obama (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama Travels To Colorado To Talk New Gun Laws

President Barack Obama is traveling to Colorado next week to discuss the state’s new gun control laws with law enforcement and community leaders.

03/29/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper signs gun bills into law in March 2013. (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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Agreement Restricts Police Role In Denver Schools

Amid a chorus of recent announcements that schools nationwide are adding police officers or enhancing security measures, a new agreement between schools and police in Denver stands out.

02/19/2013

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

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