Each year, as we pull together roundups of the year's most memorable mug shots, we're startled anew by some of the photos -- those in which the subjects are so intense, pissed off or something that the images are burned into our brains. Below, see the twenty from 2012 that affected us that way, and ... More >>
Thirteen years and a hundred school shootings later, why is Hollywood still obsessed with this one?
Our Colorado Crimes archive has been was very busy during January, filling with stories that range from the bizarre to the tragic. Look below to see mug shots of those at the center of the reports, and click on their names or accompanying links to check out our original coverage.
Big photos below.Most local news outlets aren't using the name of the sixteen-year-old Utah student who met with Columbine principal Frank DeAngelis a month before being arrested, along with eighteen-year-old Dallin Morgan, in an alleged plot to blow up their high school. But Utah media is id ... More >>
Monday's blog "Is the Media Focusing Too Much on Principal Frank DeAngelis in Regard to the Columbine Anniversary?" noted that the administrator had been featured in a staggering number of reports tied to the tenth anniversary of the slayings at the Jeffco high school, locally and nationally. Among ... More >>
Columbine principal Frank DeAngelis has made himself the face and the voice of tenth anniversary coverage related to the killing spree that took place at the high school on April 20, 1999. Indeed, he got started weeks before the actual date. On April 2, FM 104.3/The Fan host Jim Armstrong had to tak ... More >>
As pointed out earlier today in a blog about the many media appearances of Columbine principal Frank DeAngelis, Colorado journalist Dave Cullen, author of the widely praised volume Columbine, was scheduled to appear on Oprah today, the tenth anniversary of the massacre at the high school. However, y ... More >>
Channel 4 lost its longtime affiliation with a daily newspaper when the Rocky Mountain News folded in late February -- and the station is apparently trying to make up for its absence with volume. Even before the Rocky's closure, Channel 4 cemented a new relationship with the Denver Business Journal, ... More >>
April 20 wasn't just a day when pot smokers congregated to celebrate their need for weed; it was also the ninth anniversary of the slayings at Columbine High School. Because nine isn't a number that typically demands commemoration -- and because it immediately precedes ten, which does -- some of us ... More >>
For those of us who watched the media in action following the 1999 killings at Columbine High School, coverage of yesterday's football matchup between Platte Canyon High School, site of last week's slaying of student Emily Keyes (pictured), and Colorado Springs Christian School provided another dose ... More >>
As other pubs fall, 5280 is a mile high and rising.
Six years after the killings at Columbine, Colorado's become the center of an anti-bullying industry.
Ten questions for the legislature's Columbine committee.
Two years after the shootings, 60 Minutes brings Columbine back to prime time -- and local officials get camera-shy.
From the week of January 4, 2001
From the week of December 21, 2000
According to principal Frank DeAngelis, the only jock culture at Columbine are staph infections.
From the week of July 27
Sheriff Stone's report says his officers did everything right at Columbine. The evidence tells a different story.
From the week of May 4
The media's coverage of the Columbine anniversary was the journalistic equivalent of slow-pitch softball.
The Columbine anniversary promises to be the biggest thing since...well, Columbine.
This was the year many Coloradans decided to play God -- and I'm not happy about it.
The Santa Clause...
Much of what we think we know about Columbine is wrong.