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Safe2Tell reports prompt lockouts, lockdown, evacuations at Denver-area schools
Tips made through Safe2Tell Friday prompted lockouts, lockdowns and evacuations a day before the the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. Carmody Middle School was placed on lockout early Friday afternoon after Lakewood Police received a tip through Safe2Tell that there was a pers
Three men shot in Aurora barber shop; police are looking for the shooter
Three men were shot in an Aurora barber shop on Friday afternoon and police are looking for the shooter. All three men were taken to a local hospital, said Anthony Camacho, a police spokesman.
A Friend of the Teen 'Infatuated' With Columbine Says She 'Never Threatened Anyone'
(LITTLETON, Colo.) — A Colorado community changed forever by the attack that killed 13 people at Columbine High School moved ahead Thursday with ceremonies marking the anniversary of the tragedy while awaiting more details on what led a Florida teen “infatuated” with the shooting to buy a shotgun an
Aurora police investigate death of man found in a car
AURORA, Colo. — Aurora police are investigating after a man was found dead in a car near South Peoria Street and East Exposition Avenue in Aurora Friday. According to Officer Anthony Camacho with the Aurora Police Department, officers were called to the 12600 block of E Exposition Dr at around 1:10
Aurora man charged with attempted murder for running over boys in Arapahoe County
AURORA | Authorities have arrested an Aurora man accused of intentionally running over two boys with his car – seriously injuring one of them – earlier this month, according to a press release issued by Colorado State Patrol.
Columbine survivor reclaims her life and finds strength in her family
LITTLETON, Colo. – Dropping off her kids at school is no longer the hardest part of Kacey Ruegsegger Johnson’s day. The mother of four has had to work through how to heal, what to tell her kids, and how much to say about the events from 20 years ago. Over the years, Johnson has brought her children
Undersheriff: Teen's death likely preceded Colorado manhunt
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado undersheriff who led the search for a Florida teenager whose actions prompted tightened security at Columbine High School ahead of the 20th anniversary of an attack there that killed 13 people said she likely killed herself before police launched a massive manhunt.
WATCH: The Incredible Stories of Faith That Came Out of the Columbine High School Massacre
Columbine survivors and their families are speaking out 20 years after two students entered Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, and committed tragic acts of violence, killing 12 students, one teacher and inevitably turning their guns on themselves.
Columbine 20 Years Later – A reporter’s perspective
(KKTV) - This piece is based on a blog entry written by Don Ward. He originally wrote it 10 years ago and updated it for the 20th anniversary. There are some dates etched in our collective minds - December 7th, September 11th, and for those of us in Colorado, April 20th.
FBI looks for woman ‘infatuated’ with Columbine shooting
LITTLETON, Colo. — Authorities said Tuesday that they are looking for a young woman who is “infatuated” with the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School and made threats just days before the 20th anniversary of the attack that killed 13 people.
Body found in burned vehicle identified as Highlands Ranch man
AURORA, Colo. — A Highlands Ranch man has been identified as the victim of a car fire last weekend in Aurora. Officers responded to a report of a vehicle fire just after midnight on April 13 in the area of East 58th Avenue and North Flanders Street, according to the Aurora Police Department.
Nurse diagnosed with stage 4 esophageal cancer after spitting up blood now cancer-free thanks to innovative technology
A nurse who went to the doctor for symptoms of fatigue in 2013 said she realized it was probably something more than vitamin D deficiency when she started coughing up blood. But Karie Fisher, of Colorado, wasn’t expecting to learn that she was facing stage 4 esophageal cancer, an illness which accou
Honor and remember, people gather at Columbine Memorial
LITTLETON, Colo. (KKTV) - A day before the 20th anniversary of the Columbine Shooting people gathered at a memorial to remember the lives lost that tragic day. The shooting was carried out on April 20, 1999. The lives of 12 students and one teacher were taken that day. An additional 21 people were i
W. Colfax Avenue reopens at I-25 in Denver after fatal crash
DENVER — A crash on W. Colfax Avenue closed the westbound lanes of the road above Interstate 25 in Denver for several hours Friday morning. Denver police said they responded to the scene of a rollover crash in this area. One person died at the scene and another person was transported to a hospital w
Colorado trucker charged in deaths of 5 on Kansas Turnpike
A truck driver from Greeley, Colorado, is charged with five counts of vehicular homicide for a fiery 2017 crash that killed five people on the Kansas Turnpike near Bonner Springs.
14 and 15-year-old arrested for reportedly trying to kill a Colorado Springs Police officer
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Two teenagers are facing charges for allegedly trying to kill a Colorado Springs Police officer. Police announced the arrests of a 14 and 15-year-old on Friday tied to a shots fired call in late March. Officers had been in and out of the Fountain Boulevard and Chelto
Suspect Arrested In Deadly Stabbing
AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Police have arrested a suspect in the deadly stabbing in Aurora. Matthew Nagel, 21, is facing a charge of first degree murder. The victim was stabbed on East Colfax Avenue, near Dayton Street just before 8 p.m. Wednesday night.
Denver Police Department adds human trafficking unit
DENVER -- There are hundreds of human trafficking cases in Colorado. There are so many in the metro area, the Denver Police Department has dedicated an entire unit to the issue.
After nearly a half-century of pasta, historic Denver landmark will serve up … miniature golf
Chris Holzwart stands outside the two-story structure with elaborate red brick corbeling, explaining from an architect’s perspective the challenges and rewards of what seems an unlikely marriage: a historic Denver landmark and miniature golf.
Columbine 20: Traditions help families get through somber anniversary
LITTLETON, Colo. -- April 20 is a somber day for the 13 families who lost loved ones at Columbine High School. And over the last 20 years, traditions have helped them get through the day.