Subject:

Eric Harris

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2014

    The Arapahoe High Shooter Followed the Columbine Playbook

    When security guards Christina Kolk and Cameron Rust heard the first gunshot, they headed toward the north hall of Arapahoe High School. Only moments earlier, a janitor had called them on the radio, saying something about a suspicious individual at the north entrance. Three more shots erupted in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    Why 4/20 is the absolute worst day of the year in Colorado

    This Sunday thousands of ganja enthusiasts will gather in Denver's Civic Center for what has become an annual rite of spring, the embrace of cannabis culture at 4:20 on 4/20. But this weekend also marks the peculiar collision of several more somber anniversaries, commemorating some of the worst days ... More >>

  • News

    June 20, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    James Holmes rumor mill after Aurora shootings: More viral than Columbine

    In the aftershocks of the shootings at an Aurora theater that left twelve dead and dozens wounded, it's inevitable that the tragedy would evoke comparisons to the 1999 attack on Columbine High School. Certainly, the instant online speculation about the shooter and his motives is eerily reminiscent o ... More >>

  • News

    March 22, 2012

    The Columbine shootings continue to "inspire" Hollywood

    Thirteen years and a hundred school shootings later, why is Hollywood still obsessed with this one?

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    School shootings: Some bogus Columbine myths resurface

    There's no coherent explanation yet for seventeen-year-old T.J. Lane's attack on Charndon High School in Ohio on Monday, which killed three students and injured two others -- and the "why" may prove elusive for some time to come. The shootings have been treated as utterly random, although recent rep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    Forgiving my Columbine High School friend, Dylan Klebold

    The last time Chad Laughlin saw his buddy Dylan Klebold, the two almost smashed into each other in the parking lot of Columbine High School. Laughlin was driving his Mistubishi Galant, headed off-campus with a friend for lunch. Klebold, wearing his black duster, was barreling into the lot in his Bee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2007

    Matthew Murray’s Nightmare of Christianity

    The gunman who killed four young people in Arvada and Colorado Springs despised his own deeply fundamentalist upbringing but couldn’t quite escape it. Even while quoting copiously from the Web rantings of Columbine killer Eric Harris (“God, I can’t wait until I can kill you people”) in his o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2007

    Rockin' with the Browns

    For many months after the 1999 killings at Columbine High School, Randy and Judy Brown were steeped in a special kind of misery. They had tried to warn the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office about Eric Harris and his penchant for bombs and threats a year before the attack, only to be ignored and then ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2007

    Cho's Columbine Martyrs

    It's pretty safe to say that Virginia Tech mass murderer Cho Seung-Hui never saw the basement tapes that Columbine gunmen Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold left behind. Oh, he probably read about them. But aside from a brief period of media viewings, the tapes have never been released. Officials were co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2007

    Columbine Study Questions

    The eighth anniversary of the Columbine shootings is rapidly approaching. So is the moment of decision for U.S. District Judge Lewis Babcock, who plans to rule on the fate of a trove of court-sealed documents dealing with the massacre's last remaining secrets. The materials include medical and ps ... More >>

  • News

    February 1, 2007

    The Good Part

    A Columbine survivors journey to a new life takes a few detours through film, Michael Moore, God and book deals.

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2006

    From Hijinks to Hitler

    After a five-year legal battle, this morning the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office finally released diaries and other documents seized from the homes of Columbine killers Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold. The materials-- a melange of the mundane, the thoroughly adolescent, and the sociopathic-- will pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2006

    Split Decision

    As expected, this morning Jefferson County Sheriff Ted Mink announced that he'd decided not to release the basement tapes -- the audio and videotapes seized from the homes of killers Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold shortly after the 1999 massacre at Columbine High School. Although many victims' famili ... More >>

  • News

    April 13, 2006

    Hiding in Plain Sight

    Are Columbine's remaining secrets too dangerous for the public to know -- or too embarrassing for officials to reveal?

  • News

    September 30, 2004

    Anatomy of a Cover-up

    Days after the Columbine shootings, Jeffco officials were already lying about what they knew. What about now?

  • News

    September 23, 2004

    Anatomy of a Cover-up

    Days after the Columbine shootings, Jeffco officials were already lying about what they knew. What about now?

  • Culture

    April 1, 2004

    Shooting Blanks

    Columbine-based Bingo Boyz targets the obvious.

  • News

    March 4, 2004

    Quagmire Without End, Amen

    Truth is the first casualty of war -- and Columbine.

  • News

    February 26, 2004

    Quagmire Without End, Amen

    Truth is the first casualty of war -- and Columbine.

  • News

    November 6, 2003

    The Plot Sickens

    Another "lost" Columbine report triggers new questions -- and a long-overdue investigation of police ineptitude.

  • News

    April 17, 2003

    A Lasting Tribute

    Finding the right words for a Columbine memorial.

  • News

    November 14, 2002

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of November 14, 2002

  • News

    October 31, 2002

    Going Ballistic

    Tracing the bullets at Columbine.

  • News

    October 31, 2002

    Deeper Into Columbine

    The settlements. The spin. The remaining secrets.

  • News

    May 2, 2002

    In Search of Lost Time

    A long-hidden document helps clear a Denver cop -- and raises new questions about the official version of the Columbine attack.

  • News

    April 18, 2002

    Dave's Dilemma

    Playing hide-and-seek with the truth -- the Jeffco way.

  • News

    March 7, 2002

    There Ought to Be a Law

    Ten questions for the legislature's Columbine committee.

  • News

    December 20, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of December 20, 2001

  • News

    December 13, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of December 13, 2001

  • News

    December 6, 2001

    Shocking the Conscience

    Dismissed lawsuits leave victims' families frustrated.

  • News

    December 6, 2001

    "I'm Full of Hate and I Love It"

    The secret writings of Eric Harris reveal the explosive rage of a young killer -- and his power to manipulate others.

  • News

    October 25, 2001

    Back to School

    The bullet in the backpack and other Columbine mysteries.

  • News

    October 25, 2001

    More Whoppers from Jeffco

    The sheriff's office responds.

  • News

    May 24, 2001

    Unhappy Returns

    Understating the obvious about Columbine.

  • News

    May 3, 2001

    The Do-Nothing Defense

    The law protects police from being sued for ordinary blunders. But what about Columbine?

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    Chronology of a Big Fat Lie

    Tracking the official story of the secret Columbine affidavit.

  • News

    April 12, 2001

    Lights, Camera...No Comment

    Two years after the shootings, 60 Minutes brings Columbine back to prime time -- and local officials get camera-shy.

  • News

    September 14, 2000

    No One Told Mr. D

    According to principal Frank DeAngelis, the only jock culture at Columbine are staph infections.

  • News

    July 27, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of July 27

  • News

    July 20, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of July 20

  • News

    July 13, 2000

    The Missing Motive

    Investigators glossed over the important question: Why?

  • News

    July 13, 2000

    The Lost Command

    Sheriff Stone's report says his officers did everything right at Columbine. The evidence tells a different story.

  • News

    April 13, 2000

    Stonewalled

    A year after the Columbine murders, agonizing questions remain about the attack, the police response, and a sheriff under siege.

  • News

    December 30, 1999

    Hall of Shame 1999

    Although Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold were an impossibly horrific act to follow, others gave it a shot.

  • News

    December 16, 1999

    Hate, Lies and Videotapes

    The Harris/Klebold tapes and the people's right to know.

  • News

    October 28, 1999

    ¿Qué Pasó, Denver?

    Despite a potentially huge audience, Denver's Spanish-language radio languishes.

  • News

    August 5, 1999

    Doom Rules

    Much of what we think we know about Columbine is wrong.

  • News

    June 10, 1999
  • News

    May 20, 1999
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