School Shooting

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Arapahoe Student’s Mother’s Husband Was A Student At Columbine In 1999

Earlier today there was a shooting at Arapahoe High School which may bring back memories of another school shooting in the state of Colorado a little over 14 years ago.

12/13/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

CT Victims To Be Remembered With Moment Of Silence

Gov. John Hickenlooper is asking Coloradans to observe a moment of silence on Friday to remember the 26 people killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

12/19/2012

Rep. Ed Perlmutter in Denver in 2008. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Perlmutter Takes Gun Control Debate To House Floor

Colorado Rep. Ed Perlmutter took to the House floor on Tuesday where he talked about the need for change when it comes to guns.

12/19/2012

Sandy Hook School

Opinion: Guns

Following the events in Connecticut last Friday, there is a fundamental question that keeps crossing my mind: Why did this have to happen? How many more schools need to be shot up before we act? How many children need to die over a Constitutional Amendment that addressed the right for Americans to possess muskets?

12/18/2012

People gather for a prayer vigil at St Rose Church following an elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, December 14, 2012.  (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Is it Time for the Mental Health Conversation?

If we want to do everything we can to avoid another school shooting tragedy, gun control is only one of the important conversations we need to have. It’s time to talk about how we look at mental health in our country.

12/16/2012

Rachel Scott (credit: rachelschallenge.org)

Columbine Father Created ‘Rachel’s Challenge’ For Safer Schools

The father of one of the students killed at Columbine is working to prevent school violence in his daughter’s memory. He also has some advice for the people living in Newtown, Conn.

12/16/2012

Dr. Dave Hnida (credit: CBS)

Autism/Asperger’s Not To Blame

Some people are linking the shooting in Connecticut with autism, or something called Ausperger’s Disorder. But as Dr. Dave Hnida reports, those alone aren’t the cause — there something else going on to cause this type of violent behavior.

12/16/2012

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

People gather for a prayer vigil at St Rose Church following an elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, December 14, 2012.  (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Child Psychologists Urge Parents To Talk To Children About Tragedy

Violence like the school shooting in Connecticut is unthinkable for so many of us. It’s hard getting our heads around such a horrible thing, and children really struggle with the news.

12/15/2012

People gather for a prayer vigil at St Rose Church following an elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, December 14, 2012.  (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Discussing Tragedy With Children Depends On Age, Maturity

No matter where you live or how old your children are, discussing a tragedy, like the elementary school shooting in Connecticut, with children can be difficult.

12/14/2012

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