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Colorado school officials consider razing site of Columbine massacre

The proposal calls for placing a bond measure seeking $60 million to $70 million on a future ballot to pay for the demolition of the existing school and construction of a new school to replace it just west of the current site. Under the superintendent`s plan, the new campus would still be called Columbine High School, "honouring the pride and spirit the community has with the name," and its school mascot and colours would remain unchanged.

Jun 07, 2019, 09:25 AM IST

Over a dozen Colorado schools placed under security alert citing a 'potential credible threat'

Colorado`s Columbine High School and at least 20 surrounding schools were placed under a "lockout" security alert on Tuesday as authorities cited a "potential credible threat" posed by an 18-year-old woman described as armed and "extremely dangerous."

Apr 17, 2019, 06:33 AM IST

Man has deadly encounters with animals, gets bitten by shark, bear, rattlesnake

An American man was bitten by a tiger shark on his leg when he was bodyboarding in the ocean off Kauai.

Apr 22, 2018, 21:57 PM IST

To punish students for misbehaving, US school teaches Yoga

The aim of introducing the new 'punishment' system is to teach kids how to deal with anger and other strong emotions, something that can bear fruit in all walks of life.

Mar 07, 2018, 08:54 AM IST

66-million-year-old rare dinosaur fossil unearthed in Colorado

The rare skull was spotted at a construction site and experts say that it could help unlock numerous secrets about triceratops.

Sep 01, 2017, 11:49 AM IST

Colorado teachers trained to carry guns in classrooms

Laura Carno, the founder of the group, told AFP that the so-called FASTER training is carried out by off-duty police officers who teach participants how to respond in the event of an emergency.

Jun 22, 2017, 09:24 AM IST

NGO banning: US for solution that 'honours India's laws'

The US has said that the issue of shutting down of a Colorado-based Christian NGO in India must be resolved in a manner that is "transparent" and honours India's laws, even as it expressed concern over the challenges faced by foreign NGOs in the country.

Mar 10, 2017, 14:16 PM IST

`You brown or Indian shouldn`t be here` - Indian man's house trashed with dog poop and hate messages in Southern Colorado

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing into the case which came to light on February 6.

Feb 28, 2017, 11:04 AM IST

Peterson Air Force base accidentally releases toxic chemicals into Colorado Springs’ sewer system

An Air Force base in Colorado said it accidentally released about 150,000 gallons of water containing toxic chemicals into the sewer system of the adjacent city of Colorado Springs, but the potential health hazards weren't immediately known.

Oct 19, 2016, 05:38 AM IST

Hillary Clinton widens lead in latest poll as Donald Trump cries foul

Hillary Clinton has widened her lead over Donald Trump nationally and in key swing states three weeks before Election Day, a poll showed Monday, as the Republican presidential nominee struggled to find a way back into the race.

Oct 18, 2016, 02:24 AM IST

Turkey military purge harming fight against Islamic State: Clapper

Turkey`s purge of its military after a failed coup attempt is hindering cooperation in the U.S.-led fight against Islamic State, James Clapper, the U.S. director of national intelligence, said on Thursday.

Jul 29, 2016, 10:05 AM IST

Mother saves son from mauling by mountain lion in Colorado

A mother fought off a mountain lion that attacked her five-year-old son while he was playing with his older brother outside his home in western Colorado on Friday, the local sheriff said.

Jun 18, 2016, 13:53 PM IST

US firm sacks 200 Muslim employees over prayer dispute

Though the company had provided a separate room for the Muslim employees to pray, the workers claim the policy has been changed.

Jan 02, 2016, 16:15 PM IST

San Bernardino shooting: 14 killed in California; 2 suspects including a woman dead, third held

A suspect in the mass shooting that killed at least 14 people in California on Wednesday is "down" following a shootout, police said.

Dec 03, 2015, 01:17 AM IST

Colorado Planned Parenthood shooting suspect to appear in court

 (Reuters) - The man accused of killing three people and wounding nine in a shooting rampage at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs was due to make his first court appearance on Monday by way of video link from jail.

Dec 01, 2015, 02:15 AM IST

Colorado officer killed in shooting was church elder, retired figure skater

A police officer killed by a gunman who stormed a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs was a retired champion figure skater and an elder at a Christian church where he taught, led worship teams and played guitar.

Nov 29, 2015, 00:28 AM IST

Shooting in US; at least three dead, 11 injured

At least three people, including a police officer, were killed and 11 injured in a standoff with a gunman in the US state of Colorado, police said.

Nov 28, 2015, 13:55 PM IST

Colorado shooting: Three killed, 9 injured in attack on abortion clinic

The dead included one police officer and two civilians, Colorado Springs Police Chief Peter Carey told reporters about an hour after the suspect had been captured. 

Nov 28, 2015, 07:00 AM IST

Sexting scandal shocks US high school, nearly 100 students traded nude pics

Some of the kids in the photographs were as young as 12, and included eighth graders from the middle school, The New York Times reported.

Nov 09, 2015, 16:57 PM IST

Colorado movie gunman sentenced to 12 lifetimes and 3,318 years

Condemning movie massacre gunman James Holmes to 12 life sentences and the maximum 3,318 years in prison for his rampage in a midnight screening of a Batman film, a Colorado judge said on Wednesday that evil and mental illness are not mutually exclusive.

Aug 27, 2015, 13:52 PM IST