Rocky Mountain PBS Joins ProPublica's Documenting Hate Project

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Help us document hate crimes around Colorado.

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Beyond Columbine Community Conversations

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As part of Beyond Columbine, our special report on the impacts of the 1999 school shooting, Rocky Mountain PBS invited people across the state to reflect on Columbine’s legacy.

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Prosecutors announce massive black market bust involving grow operations in suburban and rural homes

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Federal and local prosecutors announced 42 arrests and indictments Friday, as part of the multi-year investigation featured in the Rocky Mountain PBS documentary "Cultivating Crime."

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ICE review of immigration detainee's death finds medical care deficiencies at Aurora facility

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Medical staff at the privately-operated immigration detention center in Aurora failed to seek emergency care for a detainee who later died, a report obtained by Rocky Mountain PBS shows.

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RMPBS contributes to the national conversation on school shootings

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John Ferrugia discusses STEM School attack with Judy Woodruff on PBS Newshour.

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Daughter of Columbine SWAT officer survives mass shooting

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Madalena DeAndrea was only two years old in 1999 when the Columbine High School massacre happened, but she's heard stories about that terrible day her entire life.

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'It's a Heavy Lift': Securing the Columbine High School Campus from Threats and Curiosity-Seekers

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Twenty years have passed since two students murdered a dozen classmates and a teacher at Columbine High School near Littleton, Colorado. But curiosity about the campus seems to be intensifying as the years go by, according to the man in charge of securing the school

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How Much Has the Book By the Mother of a Columbine Killer Raised for Charity?

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The book authored by the mother of one of the Columbine High School shooters has generated more than $400,000 in donations for mental health charities, according to records obtained by Rocky Mountain PBS. Klebold did not profit from the publication of the book, instead donating the proceeds to mental health research.

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Former Columbine Student Reflects on Killers' Red Flags

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A student reflects on red flags ahead of the Columbine High School shooting 1999. What are the warning signs? An expert explains what behaviors might be warning signs.

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Operation Gun Debate: Two Trauma Surgeon Brothers Talk Guns and Injuries

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The Moore brothers have nearly 75 years of trauma surgery experience between them. The pair grew up with guns, but they have differing opinions about who should have access to semi-automatic rifles, like the AR-15.

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Conversation with a School Shooter: Man Remembers Firing His Gun at School When He Was a Teenager

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A man who fired his gun on a school campus as a 14-year-old in 2003 said he regrets that he thought that was the best way to protect himself. “If I had the wisdom and knowledge I have now, I definitely wouldn’t have made the decision I made," he said.

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Governor Signs "Red Flag" Bill making it Law

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Colorado has become the 15th state to allow temporary removal of firearms from a person who is determined to be a threat to self or others.

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Red flag bill moves forward in Colorado Senate

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The battle over the controversial “red flag” gun bill overcame its first hurdle in the Colorado Senate Friday on a party line vote as members of the Democrat-controlled chamber heard impassioned pleas from gun rights advocates to kill the measure. The measure now moves to the appropriations committee and will move to the Senate floor if approved.

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Stage set for new gun debate as updated red flag bill is filed

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The Colorado legislature will consider a new red flag measure to create a legal method to remove firearms from people with mental illness deemed to be an extreme risk to themselves or others.

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"Insight with John Ferrugia" and RMPBS Honored at the duPont-Columbia Awards

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Rocky Mountain PBS joined some of the top journalism organizations in the nation when it received an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award this year.

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