Hero students disarmed gunman during Colorado school shooting with 'no thought for their own safety'
Hero students disarmed gunman during Colorado school shooting with 'no thought for their own safety'

Actions of Kendrick Castillo, Brendan Bialy and Joshua Jones minimized the bloodshed from Tuesday's attack at the school south of Denver that wounded eight students and killed 18-year-old Castillo

Suspects in Colorado school shooting appear in court for the first time since the incident
Suspects in Colorado school shooting appear in court for the first time since the incident

Neither of the suspects, 18-year-old Devon Erickson nor the other 16-year-old shooter was formally charged at the hearing. Prosecutors are yet to decide whether they will seek to try the juvenile as an adult.

One of the two Colorado school shooters was a 'juvenile girl' who cops thought 'was a male by appearance'
One of the two Colorado school shooters was a 'juvenile girl' who cops thought 'was a male by appearance'

Authorities on Tuesday identified the juvenile suspect as a boy but Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock on Wednesday told reporters that the juvenile suspect is a girl

Edits made to Colorado school's Wikipedia page in April foresaw mass shooting that left 1 dead, 8 injured
Edits made to Colorado school's Wikipedia page in April foresaw mass shooting that left 1 dead, 8 injured

The shooting at the STEM School Highlands Ranch on Tuesday comes just weeks after the community mourned the 1999 Columbine High School massacre

Suspect identified in Colorado STEM school shooting which left 1 dead, 8 injured
Suspect identified in Colorado STEM school shooting which left 1 dead, 8 injured

The sheriff’s office is warning people to stay away from the school at 8773 S. Ridgeline Blvd and an investigation is ongoing

Denver holds 'magic mushroom' decriminalization vote, could become first US city to decriminalize psilocybin
Denver holds 'magic mushroom' decriminalization vote, could become first US city to decriminalize psilocybin

Psilocybin decriminalization campaign organizers have said their only goal is to keep people out of jail in Denver for using or possessing the drug to cope with depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress

Truck driver, 23, charged with 40 criminal counts for causing 28-car pileup that killed four in Colorado highway
Truck driver, 23, charged with 40 criminal counts for causing 28-car pileup that killed four in Colorado highway

The truck was going at least 85 mph on a part of Interstate 70 where commercial vehicles are limited to 45 mph, police say.

Chris Watts spends jail time thinking about the past and wishing 'he had handled things differently', reveals family friend
Chris Watts spends jail time thinking about the past and wishing 'he had handled things differently', reveals family friend

With all the free time on his hands, Chris Watts spends most of it thinking about the past and wishing he could go back in time.

Denver landlord who refused to lease property to Muslim pair must pay $675,000
Denver landlord who refused to lease property to Muslim pair must pay $675,000

The three men sued last year, generating local news coverage and online pleas to boycott the woman's business, which mirrored the response to racist comments captured on tape or video across the U.S. in recent months

Chris Watts 'looking into ways to appeal' conviction for murdering his family as he rethinks pleading guilty in the case
Chris Watts 'looking into ways to appeal' conviction for murdering his family as he rethinks pleading guilty in the case

The 33-year-old killer is weighing his legal options to decide whether to appeal his punishment and is currently speaking with attorneys over the phone.

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet jumps into Democratic presidential race after taking a break for cancer treatment
Colorado Senator Michael Bennet jumps into Democratic presidential race after taking a break for cancer treatment

Bennet's understated style and distaste for the sound bites required in a political campaign usually led to speculation that he'd seek a Cabinet position rather than try to become the next president.

Woman with measles attends 'Avengers: Endgame' screener, puts hundreds at risk of contracting the virus
Woman with measles attends 'Avengers: Endgame' screener, puts hundreds at risk of contracting the virus

The woman, who hasn't been identified yet, is in her 20s and had recently returned from a vacation in Vietnam, where there is a measles outbreak.

JonBenet Ramsey's father was 'in total disbelief' after he was declared the prime suspect in her murder
JonBenet Ramsey's father was 'in total disbelief' after he was declared the prime suspect in her murder

John Ramsey also opened up about the time he and his wife Patsy were cleared by investigators around 12 years after JonBenet's death but then two years later, Patsy died of cancer.

Truck driver 'closed his eyes in fear' moments before deadly Colorado highway crash after brakes failed
Truck driver 'closed his eyes in fear' moments before deadly Colorado highway crash after brakes failed

One driver whose vehicle was passed by the speeding truck said he saw that "the driver of the semi was 'wide eyed' with a terrified look on his face."

Colorado highway pileup: Carnage leaves many dead and at least 10 injured
Colorado highway pileup: Carnage leaves many dead and at least 10 injured

The exact death toll in the accident has not yet been revealed by authorities, but officials have confirmed that there were "multiple fatalities" in the crash which occurred on Thursday

Who killed 6-year-old pageant star JonBenet Ramsey? Here are 8 possible suspects
Who killed 6-year-old pageant star JonBenet Ramsey? Here are 8 possible suspects

The killer of JonBenet Ramsey is still at large and the case remains unsolved despite the fact it has been more than two decades since the girl was murdered

There are still 15 states in America where you can be fired for being gay or transgender
There are still 15 states in America where you can be fired for being gay or transgender

Of the states without employment protection for the LGBTQ community, Texas leads the list with the highest LGBTQ population (873,454), followed by North Carolina.

Remembering the 13 victims of the Columbine High School shooting 20 years on
Remembering the 13 victims of the Columbine High School shooting 20 years on

This is a tribute to the 13 lost lives who unsuspectingly went about their day at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999.

Columbine High School massacre, 20 years on: How the terror unfolded that fateful day in April
Columbine High School massacre, 20 years on: How the terror unfolded that fateful day in April

12th-grade senior students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold shot dead 12 students and 1 teacher before turning their guns on themselves

20 years after Columbine, the effects of school shootings on officers' mental health are still largely unknown
20 years after Columbine, the effects of school shootings on officers' mental health are still largely unknown

Experts say agencies are reluctant to let researchers interview officers and dredge up potentially painful memories

Young woman 'infatuated' with Columbine massacre found dead in apparent suicide after massive FBI hunt
Young woman 'infatuated' with Columbine massacre found dead in apparent suicide after massive FBI hunt

Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader said 18-year-old Sol Pais was discovered by the FBI with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound

Teen 'infatuated' with Columbine massacre found dead after threatening a similar shooting spree
Teen 'infatuated' with Columbine massacre found dead after threatening a similar shooting spree

18-year-old Sol Pais, who reportedly traveled to Denver from Miami, Florida, on April 15 night, bought a pump-action shotgun as well as ammunition

Charles Manson's son killed himself because 'he couldn't live down who his father was', claims grandson
Charles Manson's son killed himself because 'he couldn't live down who his father was', claims grandson

Charles Manson Jr. took his own life on June 29, 1993 after struggling to come to terms with the heinous crimes his infamous father had committed

Chris Watts may be forced to remove photos of murdered wife, daughters he keeps in his cell following petition
Chris Watts may be forced to remove photos of murdered wife, daughters he keeps in his cell following petition

33-year-old Chris Watts is currently serving several life sentences after he pleaded guilty in November 2018 to murdering his 34-year-old pregnant wife Shanann, and their two young daughters: Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3, in August 2018

With measles outbreak declared a health emergency in two states, should we brace for far worse infections?
With measles outbreak declared a health emergency in two states, should we brace for far worse infections?

A total of 16 US states have reported cases of measles outbreak with Florida, Indiana, Massachusetts and Nevada witnessing their first cases of the year.

Louisiana teen found safe a week after she disappeared with a 47-year-old man she 'madly loves'
Louisiana teen found safe a week after she disappeared with a 47-year-old man she 'madly loves'

According to the young girl's family, she is now safe and will return home soon. However, they hold the 47-year-old man responsible for the girl's disappearance

Legal immigrants working in the marijuana industry say they are being targeted and denied US citizenship
Legal immigrants working in the marijuana industry say they are being targeted and denied US citizenship

Marijuana workers are accusing the Trump administration of quietly targeting immigrants seeking jobs in the growing field.

Washington and Colorado aim to ease rules on legal pot industry to keep Justice Dept at bay
Washington and Colorado aim to ease rules on legal pot industry to keep Justice Dept at bay

Regulators would have to approve money invested to ensure it was not tied to criminals. Owners of pot operations would have to live in-state and pass background checks

AFM update: US officials worry paralyzing illness, Acute Flaccid Myelitis, may grow more common
AFM update: US officials worry paralyzing illness, Acute Flaccid Myelitis, may grow more common

Many families say their children have regained at least some movement in affected limbs, but stories of complete recovery are unusual

Woman who suffered 70% burns on her body in house fire competes in beauty pageant
Woman who suffered 70% burns on her body in house fire competes in beauty pageant

Danette Haag did not win the top prize at the pageant but was able to fulfil her lifelong dream of being a pageant participant

'Texas 7': The murderous gang that pulled off one of the most daring prison escapes in US history
'Texas 7': The murderous gang that pulled off one of the most daring prison escapes in US history

The Texas 7 escaped from John B. Connally Unit on December 13, 2000. Six of them were captured after a month; the seventh killed himself before being captured.

Teacher arrested for forcing herself on 16-year-old student and threatening him against going to authorities
Teacher arrested for forcing herself on 16-year-old student and threatening him against going to authorities

24-year-old Sarah Porter, a Spanish teacher and assistant track coach at Arapahoe High School, was arrested and charged over her misconduct

Beto O'Rourke raises record-breaking $6.1m in first 24 hours of campaign in run-up to 2020 US presidential elections
Beto O'Rourke raises record-breaking $6.1m in first 24 hours of campaign in run-up to 2020 US presidential elections

O'Rourke's campaign, in a statement on Monday, announced that a total of $6,136,763 in donations were made online, and the funding poured in from every state in the country

Chris Watts case: Shanann Watts' devastated parents weren't allowed to see granddaughters before they were buried
Chris Watts case: Shanann Watts' devastated parents weren't allowed to see granddaughters before they were buried

Frank Rzucek said in the interview that the bodies of the children were buried in bigger coffins that were sealed because they were flammable after being submerged in crude oil for four days before they were found

Chris Watts placed on suicide watch for the second time after other inmates shout out ways for him to 'kill himself in his cell'
Chris Watts placed on suicide watch for the second time after other inmates shout out ways for him to 'kill himself in his cell'

Watts said that other inmates at the prison had been pushing him to commit suicide for his crimes. Fearing he might take his own life, prison officials have him on suicide watch

Colorado teen who raped and bludgeoned 10-year-old girl to death sentenced to life in prison
Colorado teen who raped and bludgeoned 10-year-old girl to death sentenced to life in prison

Aidan Zellmer, was tried as an adult in the 2017 murder of 10-year-old Kiaya Campbell and was sentenced to life in prison at the Adams County District Court on Monday

Chris Watts denies gay affair and 'rape fantasy' tryst while he was married to Shanann: 'Nichol was the only one'
Chris Watts denies gay affair and 'rape fantasy' tryst while he was married to Shanann: 'Nichol was the only one'

During a jailhouse confession last month, Chris Watts addressed rumors about having affairs with men and women

Kelly Catlin, Olympic medalist and three-time cycling world champion, found dead in her home at age 23
Kelly Catlin, Olympic medalist and three-time cycling world champion, found dead in her home at age 23

Catlin was born and raised near Minneapolis, Minnesota, and rose to prominence on the track as a member of the U.S. national team

'Daddy, no': Chris Watts says he hears daughter Bella's haunting last words every day in prison
'Daddy, no': Chris Watts says he hears daughter Bella's haunting last words every day in prison

Bella had watched him slowly kill her little sister and had begged him not to kill her. However, we all know that the father refused to listen to his daughter's pleas.

Chris Watts wanted to kill himself using a gas can after murdering family but decided against it as he didn't want to 'hurt others'
Chris Watts wanted to kill himself using a gas can after murdering family but decided against it as he didn't want to 'hurt others'

Chris Watts, who pleaded guilty last November to murdering his pregnant wife and two daughters, reportedly wanted to kill himself using a gasoline can at an oil field where he buried his family

Shanann's family shocked on learning how Chris Watts murdered his family: 'It's worse than we thought'
Shanann's family shocked on learning how Chris Watts murdered his family: 'It's worse than we thought'

In an interview that will air on Monday, Shanann's parents and brothers reacted to Chris Watts' confession, and said it was worse than they could ever have imagined.

Actor Jan-Michael Vincent, star of 'Airwolf' and Golden Globe nominee, dies at 74
Actor Jan-Michael Vincent, star of 'Airwolf' and Golden Globe nominee, dies at 74

The actor, who was nominated for a Golden Globe for the 1971 film 'Going Home' and in 1984 for miniseries 'The Winds of War,' reportedly died February 10 in North Carolina

Chris Watts had sex with wife Shanann hours before killing her: 'It was like a trigger point'
Chris Watts had sex with wife Shanann hours before killing her: 'It was like a trigger point'

The Colorado killer said his daughter watched him kill her sister but she put up a brave fight in her turn while he smothered her before she finally screamed out: 'Daddy, no'!

Toddler almost dies after contracting bacterial pneumonia from popcorn kernel that got stuck in his lung
Toddler almost dies after contracting bacterial pneumonia from popcorn kernel that got stuck in his lung

2-year-old Nash Goddard was subsequently put under anesthesia and the surgeon performed two separate operations in order to get the pieces of popcorn out of his lung.

Chris Watts' daughter Bella begged for her life after watching him kill sister: 'Please, daddy. Don't do to me what you just did to CeCe'
Chris Watts' daughter Bella begged for her life after watching him kill sister: 'Please, daddy. Don't do to me what you just did to CeCe'

Shanann Watts' family lawyer Steven Lambert revealed in an exclusive interview on The Dr. Phil Show that the father smothered his youngest child to death with her favorite blanket

Chris Watts told 4-year-old daughter 'Mommy is sick' after she saw him wrapping Shanann's body in a sheet, says lawyer
Chris Watts told 4-year-old daughter 'Mommy is sick' after she saw him wrapping Shanann's body in a sheet, says lawyer

The attorney representing Shanann Watts' family shared the disturbing new details in an exclusive two-part special of 'The Dr. Phil Show' about the brutal murders

Shanann's brother hopes Chris Watts' confession will 'shut up' all the people who still say she killed her own daughters
Shanann's brother hopes Chris Watts' confession will 'shut up' all the people who still say she killed her own daughters

Frankie Rzucek, Shanann Watts' brother, appeared on an exclusive two-part special of 'The Dr. Phil Show' that features interviews with her family

Melania Trump reveals she has already warned son Barron, 12, about drugs: 'Nothing positive comes of it'
Melania Trump reveals she has already warned son Barron, 12, about drugs: 'Nothing positive comes of it'

The town hall was hosted by Eric Bolling, a former Fox News star whose son died of an opioid overdose in 2017 at the age of 19 years

Colorado firefighter who succumbed to brain tumor given emotional farewell on his way to donate organs
Colorado firefighter who succumbed to brain tumor given emotional farewell on his way to donate organs

31-year-old Cody Mooney was accompanied by his pregnant wife, his colleagues, and several doctors and medical professionals on his way to the operation theater.

'What are you doing to mommy?': Family lawyer reveals Chris Watts killed daughter Bella after she saw him strangling Shanann
'What are you doing to mommy?': Family lawyer reveals Chris Watts killed daughter Bella after she saw him strangling Shanann

According to an interview on The Dr. Phil Show which will air on March 5, Steven Lambert claimed that the Rzucek family were only now informed of just how violently the father carried out the murders

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