Imminent Danger

Premiered 4/26/18

Rocky Mountain PBS dives deep into the issue of mental health and guns in "Insight with John Ferrugia: Imminent Danger."

Watch exclusive interviews with the parents of James Holmes, who killed 12 people and maimed dozens more in the Aurora theater shootings, and the mother of Matthew Riehl, the mentally ill gunman who killed a Douglas County sheriff deputy and wounded four law enforcement officers and two civilians in a shootout on New Year’s Eve 2017.

The gunman's mother and the Douglas County sheriff say both Matthew Riehl and Deputy Zack Parrish would be alive today if Colorado had a red flag law.



EXCLUSIVE: John Ferrugia speaks with the mother of Matthew Riehl, the mentally ill man who killed a Douglas County sheriff's deputy on New Year's Eve.

John Ferrugia speaks with the parents of James Holmes, the Aurora theater shooter. 

Insight Reports

Governor Signs "Red Flag" Bill making it Law

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Colorado has become the 15th state to allow temporary removal of firearms from a person who is determined to be a threat to self or others.

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Red flag bill moves forward in Colorado Senate

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The battle over the controversial “red flag” gun bill overcame its first hurdle in the Colorado Senate Friday on a party line vote as members of the Democrat-controlled chamber heard impassioned pleas from gun rights advocates to kill the measure. The measure now moves to the appropriations committee and will move to the Senate floor if approved.

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Stage set for new gun debate as updated red flag bill is filed

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The Colorado legislature will consider a new red flag measure to create a legal method to remove firearms from people with mental illness deemed to be an extreme risk to themselves or others.

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"Insight with John Ferrugia" and RMPBS Honored at the duPont-Columbia Awards

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Rocky Mountain PBS joined some of the top journalism organizations in the nation when it received an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award this year.

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Insight with John Ferrugia is in-depth, independent and incisive. John and a team of investigative journalists present thoroughly researched stories of significance to Colorado.