Eight years ago Saturday 16-year-old Emily Keyes died. She was killed by a gunman who held her and six other girls hostage inside Platte Canyon High School.
Colorado lawmakers are focused on school safety following the shooting in Newtown, Conn., and on Friday they got feedback from some of those closest to the issue.
The actions of “lock out, lock down, evacuate and shelter” is now language for students and staff when a crisis happens in schools. It’s used in some of the largest school districts in Colorado and in more than 5,000 districts nationwide.
Thousands of motorcyclists took a ride Sunday in remembrance of Emily Keyes.