Columbine school shooting survivor found dead in home

U.S. 05/18/19, 21:20

A Colorado man who survived the 1999 Columbine school shooting and later became an advocate for fighting addiction has died. Routt County Coroner Robert Ryg said Saturday that 37-year-old Austin Eubanks died overnight at his Steamboat Springs home. There were no signs of foul play. A Monday autopsy was planned to determine ...

Last of wounded in Colorado school shooting out of hospital

U.S. 05/13/19, 10:40

The last student still hospitalized after being wounded in last week's school shooting in a Denver suburb near Columbine was released from the hospital over the weekend.Littleton Adventist Hospital said in a statement that the patient brought there after the shooting at the STEM School in Highlands Ranch was allowed ...

Students struggled with shooter, stopped further bloodshed

U.S. 05/09/19, 00:13

The three students who disarmed a gunman in a Colorado school shooting leapt up from their desks without a word and with no thought for their own safety when they spotted the gun, recounted one of the young men.They slammed the teenager, a classmate of theirs, against the wall and ...

Slain teen charged attacker in Colorado school shooting

U.S. 05/08/19, 23:39

When a gunman burst into his high school classroom, Kendrick Castillo did not hesitate.The 18-year-old immediately charged, pinning the attacker to the wall before Castillo was fatally shot protecting classmates, witnesses said. As he charged, so did two other students. One of them, Brendan Bialy, wrestled the gun from the ...

Coroner: Woman obsessed with Columbine died before warnings

U.S. 05/01/19, 17:17

A Florida teenager obsessed with the Columbine school shooting had already died by suicide by the time authorities launched a manhunt for her after learning that she had traveled to Colorado just days before the 20th anniversary of the massacre, a coroner's report said Wednesday.An autopsy summary by the Clear Creek ...

Update: 12 students,1 teacher killed honored at ceremony

U.S. 04/20/19, 19:14

The Latest on events commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting (all times local): 6 p.m. A ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting has ended with the names of 12 students and a teacher killed being read aloud, accompanied by the release of white doves. Attendees ...

20 years after school attack, Columbine remembers 13 lost

U.S. 04/19/19, 23:33

A Colorado community will mark the 20th anniversary of the attack on Columbine High School on Saturday with community service projects and a ceremony remembering the 13 people killed by teenage gunmen.Saturday's events in and around the suburban community surrounding Columbine end a three-day slate of somber ceremonies honoring the ...

Undersheriff: Teen’s death likely preceded Colorado manhunt

U.S. 04/19/19, 22:13

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.Clear Creek County Undersheriff Bruce Snelling told ...

Was There: Teen boys unleashed terror, chaos at Columbine

U.S. 04/19/19, 00:15

On April 20, 1999, two teenage boys dressed in black trench coats went on a killing rampage at Columbine High School in suburban Denver. They shot and killed 12 classmates and a teacher and wounded two dozen others before taking their own lives.Twenty years later, The Associated Press is republishing ...

Journalist who covered Columbine wonders about lives unlived

U.S. 04/19/19, 00:10

Daniel. Rachel. Isaiah."You can't prove a negative," our teachers and parents sometimes tell us when we're young.Yet when I look back upon my time in Colorado covering the almost-adults who were killed in the Columbine High School attack 20 years ago this week, all I can see are the negatives: ...

Columbine community moves ahead, awaits details on teen

U.S. 04/18/19, 20:56

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 and kill herself in the ...

Update: Colorado schools reopen a day after threat

U.S. 04/18/19, 10:25

The Latest on the investigation of a woman believed to have posed a threat to schools in Colorado (all times local):9:20 a.m.Colorado schools that were shuttered just ahead of the 20th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting have reopened, a day after authorities found the body of a young Florida ...

‘We don’t get over it’: Pain of mass shootings stretches on

U.S. 04/18/19, 00:20

Alex Rozenblat can still hear the cries of a wounded boy calling for help as she hid from the gunfire that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last year.Talking to therapists at the school in Parkland, Florida, didn't help. Each session had a different counselor, and she ...

Young woman ‘infatuated’ with Columbine is found dead

U.S. 04/17/19, 13:35

A young Florida woman who authorities say was so "infatuated" with the Columbine school shooting they feared she was planning an attack in Colorado just days ahead of the 20th anniversary was found dead Wednesday in an apparent suicide after a nearly 24-hour manhunt. Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader said 18-year-old ...

Update: Woman sought is Miami Beach High School student

U.S. 04/17/19, 09:08

The Latest on the search for a woman who may pose a threat to schools in Colorado (all times local):8:05 a.m.A spokeswoman for Miami-Dade County Public Schools says the woman allegedly obsessed with the 1999 Columbine school massacre who authorities are searching for in Colorado is a Miami Beach High ...

Update: Miami Beach teen seen as threatening Columbine

U.S. 04/17/19, 04:16

The Latest on threats that put Denver-area schools on alert (all times local): 5 a.m. Police in South Florida say a young woman being sought for allegedly posing a credible threat that has put Denver-area schools on lockdown was reported missing on Monday night by her parents. Surfside Police Sgt. Marian Cruz confirmed ...

School shootings’ effects on police officers understudied

Health 04/17/19, 00:58

The first SWAT team members to see the horror in the Columbine High School library had to step around bodies and ignore a wounded student's plea for help as they searched for shooters they didn't know had already died by their own hands.As member Grant Whitus put it, officers carried ...

Some research shows school shootings dropped after Columbine

U.S. 04/17/19, 00:49

The deadly attack at Columbine High School in 1999 seemed to usher in a new era of school shootings.Two decades later, polls consistently capture growing fears among American parents that their children face imminent danger whenever they go to school. Those fears have only intensified since attacks at an elementary ...

FBI looks for woman ‘infatuated’ with Columbine shooting

U.S. 04/16/19, 19:42

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. The undisclosed threats led Columbine and several other high schools outside Denver to ...

Update: Denver schools tighten security after threat

U.S. 04/16/19, 18:04

The Latest on a lockdown at Columbine High School and other Denver area schools (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Colorado Gov. Jared Polis says the threat that prompted a lockdown at Columbine High School and other Denver-area schools involved someone who was armed and "may be interested in harming our schools or ...

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