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Austin Eubanks, Columbine school shooting survivor who became advocate for fighting addiction, found dead

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — 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 […]

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Colorado’s new red flag law may have applied to woman whose threats caused mass school closures. But there’s a catch.

Colorado’s new red flag gun law could have been used to stop a gun purchase by an 18-year-old woman, who authorities say was “infatuated” with the 1999 Columbine High School shooting and flew to Denver after making potential threats. But the extreme risk protection order that may have kept Sol Pais from buying a shotgun […]

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Use of Safe2Tell, created in response to Columbine, is growing as front line tool in school safety

Susan Payne remembers the year, 2010, when the Safe2Tell platform for tips on potentially harmful school behavior had just introduced a texting option that yielded only about 100 reports. One of them involved some boys, online gamers, who were winding up their video competition and signing off when something happened that caused them to sound […]