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Colorado Springs police reactivate death investigation amid CU News Corps inquiries on gun deaths

August 23, 2014

Filed under GUN DIALOG PROJECT

By April Nowicki CU News Corps Note: This story ran in the Colorado Springs Gazette on Aug. 23, 2014. Jeremiah Mieir, 26, died in his Colorado Springs apartment in October 2013 from what officials said appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot to the mouth. But no gun was found at the scene,...

Coroners' inconsistent reports muddle efforts to understand shooting deaths

August 23, 2014

Filed under GUN DIALOG PROJECT

By Katharina Buchholz and April Nowicki CU News Corps Note: A version of this story ran in the Colorado Springs Gazette on Aug. 23, 2014. In 2013, at least 547 people were killed from gunshot wounds in Colorado. Last year, a 1-year-old toddler was shot and killed by her 22-year-old father aft...

Bullets or Bongs? Coloradans forced to choose: guns or weed

April 23, 2014

Filed under GUN DIALOG PROJECT

This story ran in the Boulder Weekly on July 10, 2014 By Kendall Brunette CU News Corps Because of a conflict between state marijuana statutes and federal gun laws, Colorado residents must choose between owning guns and using marijuana. Yet s...

2013 will be busiest year for background checks, gun buying

December 22, 2013

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This story was published in The Boulder Daily Camera on Dec. 26, 2013 By Annie Melton CU News Corps December will close out Colorado’s busiest gun-buying year on record, thanks in part to legislation that now requires background ch...

Shooting at Arapahoe HS leaves two injured, shooter dead

December 13, 2013

Filed under GUN DIALOG PROJECT

A lone shooter — apparently targeting a teacher — killed himself, but not before he shot and injured one classmate at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo. One student, 17-year-old Claire Davis, is in critical condition...

Suicide gun-death number outpaces motor vehicle deaths

November 29, 2013

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This story ran in The Boulder Daily Camera on Dec. 1, 2013. By Katharina Buchholz CU News Corps Gun deaths have outpaced motor vehicle fatalities in Colorado since 2009, but data from the Colorado Department of Public Health ...

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