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Alec McKinney, who will be eligible for parole after 40 years, spoke publicly for the first time since the attack, apologizing individually to his victims. “I don't deserve leniency nor forgiveness,” he said. “I don't want a lighter sentence.”
Prosecutors won’t seek death penalty against older of two suspected STEM School Highlands Ranch shootersThe Associated Press Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
STEM School Highlands Ranch security guard reaches agreement with DA for firing gun, wounding studentsJesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
New evidence revealed on first day of preliminary hearing
STEM School guard who accidentally shot student while trying to stop May attack wasn’t supposed to be armed
The Colorado Sun learned of the school's stipulation to BOSS High Level Security through an open records request. The guard's possession of a gun during the May 7 mass shooting may have violated Douglas County School District policy.
Police respond to suicidal teens instead of counselors under the current system, which is among the reasons leaders are looking to Utah for ideas on how to improve.
A slain deputy. A political brawl. A school shooting: How Sheriff Tony Spurlock is handling years of turmoil
Spurlock, the target of a recall effort, says the past several years have been the most trying of his 40-year career in law enforcement. “I’d be OK if I forgot it,” he says of some of the trauma.
The Douglas County Public Schools superintendent will conduct a two-year compliance review to make sure the institution has addressed safety concerns
Revenge prompted deadly STEM School shooting, unsealed documents say; security guard accidentally wounded student
The alleged shooters entered the Douglas County charter school through a door where they knew handguns and rifle they carried would not be detected, documents say
Lawmakers reject Polis’ $3 million budget request, but agree to bolster threat training after STEM shooting
Polis' $3 million request to budget writers was his first policy response following a fatal attack at STEM School Highlands Ranch
Huge crowd of parents lines up to support 5-year extension. But some worry administrators are using tragedy to deflect scrutiny of safety, finances and child-abuse allegations.