It took five years, a state grand jury and key evidence from a reluctant witness, but families who lost children in the attack on Columbine High School finally had their worst suspicions confirmed: Top Jefferson County leaders knew something awful about prior police investigations of killers Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, and they'd known it since shortly after the 1999 shootings. The officials knew plenty, denied most of it, and hid as much as they could for as... More >>>
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April 30, 1999: JCSO lieutenant John Kiekbusch
(center) and Jeffco DA Dave Thomas (right) tell the
official story of Columbine at a press conference.