Last December, as we reported at the time, Arapahoe High School student Claire Davis was shot and killed by a fellow student, Karl Pierson, before he took his own life. Afterward. then-Arapahoe County sheriff Grayson Robinson praised security guards at the school for helping prevent an even greater ... More >>
While mug shots vary widely from community to community, jurisdiction to jurisdiction, they usually share one quality: The person they picture is centered in the frame. Not so school-bust driver Burton Carpenter. In the image seen here, and in a larger version below, he appears to be supporting him ... More >>
The senseless massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, which took the lives of twenty children, including Olivia Engel, seen here, plus seven adults, instantly stirs terrible memories of the 1999 attack on Columbine High School. On the tenth anniversary of that tragedy, we assembled a horrific roster of sc ... More >>
Editor's note: Sam Levin is at Gateway High School, near the scene of the Aurora Century 16 theater shooting. People continue to gather at Gateway High School, where witnesses were taken after the attack -- among them more and more panicked individuals trying to find out whether friends and loved o ... More >>
Update: On Tuesday night, 9News announced that sacked Mullen High School coach Dave Logan, who's also a KOA radio personality and voice of the Denver Broncos, would be the next head coach for Cherry Creek High. The Denver Post countered by claiming the deal wasn't done yet, publicly disagreeing with ... More >>
The fallout from Mullen High School's firing of mega-successful celebrity football coach Dave Logan has been long, loud and contentious. And the chatter will likely ramp up again in the wake of a meeting last night at which Mullen officials accused Logan's staff of committing recruiting violations - ... More >>
Was Dakota Ridge High School student Bryce Benson punished for wearing a T-shirt that read "Border Patrol" while others who staged a mock-demonstration featuring signs that read "Fuck America" weren't -- or at least not initially? Ex-Congressman and recent gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo's not ... More >>
Winning NFL coach Tony Dungy thinks the stars of tomorrow deserve to get off to a positive start, and that's why, for the first time ever, he's hosting Tony Dungy's RED ZONE '09, a special Fathom Events screening tonight at more than 450 theaters nationwide, including eleven here along the Fr ... More >>
The most resonant information that's come my way thus far today in relation to the anniversary of the April 20, 1999 shootings at Columbine High School was contained in an e-mail sent to Westword by Vicki Newell, a public-policy director with the Colorado PTA. It's a list of school shootings since ... More >>
Dave Logan has a lot of irons in the fire. And yesterday, two of them -- his position as football coach at Mullen High School and his gig as co-host of the KOA afternoon-drive show The Ride Home -- combined to burn him. In recent days, controversy has erupted over a basketball game between Mullen a ... More >>
Once the laughingstock of high school football, the Nederland Panthers have climbed the mountain. If only they could stay there.
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 >>
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