Colorado 'red flag' gun bill passes first hearing

Colorado Democrats see a big opportunity to pass legislation allowing the seizure of guns from people deemed to pose a threat to themselves or others
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Illinois man known for white crosses makes 5 for hometown

Illinois man who has delivered 26,000 white crosses to sites around the U.S., largely to remember victims of gun violence, now finds in his hometown
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Aurora warehouse where 5 killed won't reopen until next week

Company officials: Illinois manufacturing warehouse where five people were fatally shot won't reopen until next week, but doors are open to support workers
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More than 1,500 attend vigil for Aurora shooting victims

More than 1,500 people braved snow and freezing drizzle to attend a prayer vigil for five co-workers who were fatally shot at a suburban Chicago manufacturing p
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Aurora shooter's permit was revoked but gun wasn't seized

Officials investigate what was done after Illinois found a felony in background check of man who later carried out a deadly shooting rampage in Aurora
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Aurora shooting victims included plant manager, intern

The victims of an employee who opened fire at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse included a plant manager whose wife says he texted her 'I love you, I've b
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Aurora shooting raises questions over gun permit checks

Authorities say an initial background check five years ago failed to flag an out-of-state felony conviction that would have prevented a man from buying the gun
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Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant manager

The victims of disgruntled employee who opened fire at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse were co-workers ranging from an intern to a plant manager
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The Latest: CEO: Gunman passed background check when hired

The gunman who killed five co-workers in Illinois passed a background check when he was hired 15 years ago.
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2 suffer minor injuries in single-engine plane crash

Authorities say a pilot and passenger suffered minor injuries when a Piper Malibu Mirage crash landed south of Portland in Aurora
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Passenger 'ejected' from light rail train in suburban Denver

A passenger is recovering after being thrown from a light rail train that derailed during a powerful snowstorm in suburban Denver
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Guilty plea entered by man accused in 2015 fatal shooting

A suburban Chicago man was sentenced to 27 years in prison after pleading guilty for a fatal 2015 shooting outside a party
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Majority Democrats reject 3 GOP-sponsored gun-rights bills

Majority Democrats on a Colorado House committee have rejected three bills favored by gun-rights activists
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Illinois governor signs order supporting immigrant families

Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed an executive order his office says will help protect immigrants and refugees in Illinois
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Comaneci, Joyner-Kersee will be captains at Aurora Games

Olympic gold medalists Nadia Comaneci and Jackie Joyner-Kersee are honorary team captains for inaugural Aurora Games, an all-women's sports and entertainment fe
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Interstate 70 in eastern Colorado reopens after storm

Blowing snow shut down highways on Colorado's Eastern Plains, stranding truckers and other travelers at the edge of the Denver area
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Blowing snow shuts down I-70 across eastern Colorado

Blowing snow shut down highways on Colorado's Eastern Plains, stranding truckers and other travelers at the edge of the Denver area
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Green space disappearing from the 'city within a park'

As Denver booms, open, undeveloped space is disappearing from the 'city within a park'
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Woman charged in pulling 5-year-old by his hair

A suburban Chicago woman has been charged with aggravated battery after allegedly being observed dragging a child by the hair at an Aurora hospital
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FBI investigates fatal officer-involved shooting

The FBI says it's investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting at a rest stop in southern South Dakota
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Man dies after exchanging gunfire with police in Colorado

Colorado police say a man wearing body armor has died after exchanging gunfire with officers
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Colorado shooting leaves 2 dead, including man in body armor

Colorado police say a man wearing body armor has died after exchanging gunfire with officers and a second man they found in a nearby home also later died of gun
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Report: Black motorists stopped, searched more than others

A report by the American Civil Liberties Union says African-American motorists in Illinois are more likely than others to be stopped and searched for routine tr
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Tennessee loses three in a row for first time in 33 years

Tennessee saw three of its incredible streaks end this week as the 13th-ranked Lady Vols have a three-game losing streak for the first time in 33 years
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