STEM School Highlands Ranch
Second STEM School Highlands Ranch gunman sentenced to life in prison without parole
Devon Erickson, 20, was convicted of first-degree murder earlier this summer for his role in the May 7, 2019, shooting
Jury finds second STEM School Highlands Ranch shooter guilty of first-degree murder
The jury made its decision after five hours of deliberation
STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting trial in jury’s hands
During closing arguments, prosecutors said the defendant "knew exactly what he was doing," while the defense claimed "there was no plan"
Active shooter drills are part of school life. Can they be done better?
Approximately 95% of schools practice what to do in case a shooter enters their facility. Rep. Ed Perlmutter thinks we should know more about how they affect kids.
Defense rests its case in STEM school shooting trial, closing arguments to begin Monday
20-year-old defendant has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the killing of Kendrick Castillo two years ago. His co-defendant was sentenced to life last summer.
“The majority of what I said wasn’t truthful,” convicted STEM School Highlands Ranch shooter testifies
Younger STEM School Highlands Ranch shooter takes stand in trial of his alleged accomplice
One student was killed and several others wounded in the 2019 attack
Teen victim pleaded with STEM School Highlands Ranch shooter to stop his attack, testimony reveals
Prosecutors have called on nearly 20 people who were in the room the day of the 2019 attack to tell the jury what they remember
Jury hears from survivors of STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting
The prosecution called on several staff members and students of the school to walk the jury through the day of the shooting and how it unfolded from their perspective
As STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting trial opens, two views of what happened in Room 107
Devon Erickson is accused of killing classmate Kendrick Castillo. Eight others were injured in the May 2019 attack.
Where did they get the guns? A comprehensive look at Colorado’s history of public gun violence.
After the shooting at a Boulder King Soopers, The Colorado Sun researched the guns involved in the state’s long history with mass murder and school threats.
First schools, then the movies. Now a shooting is making Coloradans wary of King Soopers.
“We thought it was the safest place," one Boulderite said
Colorado student, scientist named Time Magazine’s “Kid of the Year”
Gitanjali Rao, a sophomore at STEM School Highlands Ranch who lives in the city of Lone Tree, was selected from more than 5,000 nominees
STEM School Highlands Ranch shooter sentenced to life in prison after emotional, day-long hearing
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.”
Coronavirus is threatening school safety efforts prompted by STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting
The state legislature is dealing with a decreased budget and limited time for lawmaking, meaning a slate of bills that have yet to pass on school safety are likely at risk
Prosecutors won’t seek death penalty against older of two suspected STEM School Highlands Ranch shooters
In a court filing on Thursday, 18th Judicial District Attorney George Brauchler did not explain the decision not to seek capital punishment for Devon Erickson
16-year-old STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting suspect pleads guilty
Alec McKinney, 16, pleaded guilty to 17 felonies, including first-degree murder, under a plea deal
STEM School Highlands Ranch security guard reaches agreement with DA for firing gun, wounding students
Shamson Sundara was not supposed to have a gun on campus. He fired two rounds during the May 7 attack on the school.
These five bills are designed to make Colorado schools safer. None touches on guns.
Colorado’s School Safety Committee pushed forward legislation that could better address students’ behavioral health needs. Lawmakers left guns out of the conversation largely for the sake of bipartisanship.