Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

The Columbine High School Massacre

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"Friendly faces hid kid killers"

By Lynn Bartels and Ann Imse
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writers

"AOL freezes shooter's Web site"

Online pages included pipe bomb information

By Kevin Flynn
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Seeking solace"

A shared grief pulls people into churches and Clement Park

By Carla Crowder and Deborah Frazier

Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writers

"Security is under siege"

School officials feel handcuffed providing safety for students

By Tustin Amole
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Authorities remove bodies, clear bombs one day after assault"

By Mike Anton
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Massacre hints missed"

Web site pages in '98 talked of pipe bombs, mass random killings, Columbine dad says

By Ann Imse and Lynn Bartels
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writers

"Trench Coat Mafia shocked by violence"

By Lou Kilzer and Lynn Bartels
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writers

"Police step up search for others involved"

'Very good chance' more than two teens involved in pulling off Columbine massacre, police say

By Kevin Vaughan
and Lynn Bartels Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writers

"Licensed dealers sold 2 of the guns"

Semiautomatics used at school initially 'purchased legally'

By Carla Crowder
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Two injuries result in paralysis"

Student who fell from classroom and another who was shot five times recovering in hospitals

By Berny Morson and Joe Garner
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writers

"Tapes put sounds, voices to terror"

Recordings of 911 calls from inside Columbine portray first frantic moments of shootings

By Brian Weber
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Klebold's mom 'shocked and numb'"

Hairdresser tells of a mother's pain after son goes on rampage

By Tillie Fong
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Note blames the victims"

'More extensive death' will come on Monday, says message allegedly written by gunman

By Kevin Vaughan
and Norm Clarke
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writers

"Lawmen defend response times, tactics"

'They were as quick as any SWAT team,' says

By Gary Massaro
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Into the heart of darkness"

Two killers lived in suburbs, but inhabited their own twilight world

By Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Killers' double life fooled many"

Parents, teachers, neighbours, authorities and even friends failed to see teens' dark side

By Ann Imse, Lynn Bartels and Dick Foster
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writers

"Mundane gave way to madness"

By Lisa Levitt Ryckman and Mike Anton
News Staff Writers

"Gunmen had it all mapped out"

Journal records details, intent to kill hundreds

By Kevin Vaughan
and Karen Abbott Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writers

"Online friend didn't see evil side of Harris"

By Burt Hubbard
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Neighbors repeatedly alerted sheriff's about Harris' menacing behavior"

By Lynn Bartels
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Klebolds never knew, friend says"

By Lynn Bartels
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Klebold's date bought 2 weapons"

Springs gun shop owner says 5 teens in trench coats tried to buy machine gun

By Kevin Vaughan, Ann Carnahan
and Karen Abbott Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writers

"Striker patches for igniting bombs suggest rampage carefully planned"

By Gary Gerhardt
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Crosses for Harris, Klebold join 13 others"

By Tillie Fong
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Arrest near for providers of guns"

Sheriff cites 'good leads'; investigation continues into possible accomplices, purchase of bomb materials

By Kevin Vaughan and Ann Carnahan
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writers

"Columbine killers had unknown friend"

By Kevin Flynn
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Gunmen died within minutes"

Police accounts show rampage ended before noon, not long after first shooting reports

By Lou Kilzer
and Steve Myers Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writers

"'It's Dylan' starts spiral of misery"

Family friend helped Klebolds, forced from home by police, through initial shock of finding out their son was a suspect

By Lynn Bartels
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Gun buyer known as bright, shy student"

Columbine senior 'stunned' by shootings, friend says

By Carla Crowder
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Harris told of ambition to blow up Columbine"

Students say attacker was obsessed with explosives; investigators study tapes

By Kevin Vaughan, April M. Washington
and Ann Carnahan Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writers

"Police continue search for accessories"

Officials suspect more than 1 person knew in advance of Columbine attack plans

By Kevin Vaughan, Sue Lindsay,
Charlie Brennan and Gary Gerhardt
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writers

"Thornton gun dealer sold pistol"

He says semiautomatic TEC-DC9 that was used in attack was bought at Tanner Gun Show

By Dan Luzadder
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Deputy knew of Harris' threats"

Lawman at school got report that teen was detonating bombs, talking of mass killing

By Charley Able, Ann Imse
and Kevin Vaughan Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writers

"School War Zone"

Many students wounded in shooting explosions, fire at Jeffco's Columbine High.

By Mike Anton
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Where to place the blame?"

Some blame violence in the media -- and even sue over it

By Tustin Amole
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

'The aftermath: Trauma's effect on kids"

By Janet Simons
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Parents wait, cry and hope"

Joyful reunion for most, but for others despair

By Karen Abbott
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Area schools increase security"

Bomb scare sends Denver's South High students home early

By Brian Weber

Denver Rocky Mountain News Education Writer

"Those who weathered Oregon shooting offer ways to cope"

Community must share resources, say experts from Springfield incident

By Janet Simons
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"School has history of excellence"

Columbine academics, athletics win praise

By Lori Tobias
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Jefferson County school officials: Expect increased security"

By Shelley Gonzales

Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Fierce debate erupts on Internet"

Trench Coat Mafia fuels argument about stereotyping and labels

By Kevin Flynn
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Quiet loners worried other students"

Trench Coat Mafia spoke about violence, carried reputation for being outsiders

By Tina Griego, Ann Imse
and Lynn Bartels
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writers

"Grief flows across metro Denver"

Owens, wife comfort parents waiting in the gym for news

News Staff

"Hospitals on high alert for disaster"

By Michele Conklin

Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Trail of mayhem"

Columbine plunged into nightmare of bullets and blood

By Lisa Levitt Ryckman
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Violence often a silent storm"

Experts can't prepare for deaths in schools

By Tustin Amole and Dick Foster
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writers

"Twins helped others in crisis"

Two brothers united after separately aiding students

By Kevin Vaughan
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Friends, kin comfort wounded"

Families of some hunt for dental records to aid in identifying those who didn't survive shootings

By Ann Carnahan
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Death goes to school with cold, evil laughter"

By Mike Anton
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Video a blueprint for shootings"

Film made for class shows 2 firing weapons while walking in halls at Columbine, student says

By Sue Lindsay and Bill Scanlon
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writers

"The nagging question: Did others help?"

By Charley Able
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"17-year-old girl 'shined for God at all times'"

By Lisa Levitt Ryckman
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Afterward, no tidy explanations"

As community wrestles with the unthinkable, those who've been there offer no easy answers

By Guy Kelly
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Owens tours eerie scene of deadly rampage"

'It's a terrible place,' governor says after seeing bloodied school

By Dan Luzadder, John Sanko and Karen Abbott
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writers

"'Mourners recall respectful teen"

John Tomlin 'always set an example ... always extended his hand'

By Dick Foster
Denver Rocky Mountain Denver Rocky Mountain News Southern Bureau

"Columbine students will start classes at Chatfield"

By Manny Gonzales
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Student takes a step to recovery"

Pasquale rests after sleepless nights

By Steve Caulk
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

"Brutal Klebold emerges in accounts"

Survivors say teen was no meek follower as he methodically and sadistically killed

By Kevin Vaughan
and Lynn Bartels
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writers

"Friends, family mourn latest Columbine victim"

Carla Hochhalter 'as vulnerable as the kids,' Jeffco DA says

By Lynn Bartels
Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer

OCTOBER 19, 16:32 EDT

"Columbine Parents Sue Each Other"

By ROBERT WELLER
Associated Press Writer

SEPTEMBER 07, 02:45 EDT

"Schools Begin 'Student Profiling'"

By BRIGITTE GREENBERG
Associated Press Writer

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