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Source: Reuters

Young woman obsessed with Columbine found dead after frantic manhunt

Friday 06:05 GMT

An 18-year-old Florida woman infatuated with the Columbine massacre was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in Colorado on Wednesday after she touched off an extensive manhunt by making a “pilgrimage” to the state days before the 20th anniversary of the 1999 school shooting.

“She made several comments to folks that we obtained through an interview, comments that were troubling with regards her infatuation with Columbine, the recognition the Columbine anniversary was coming this weekend,” Phillips said of Pais.

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Source: Fox News

Police end search for Kelsey Berreth remains in landfill

Friday 09:55 GMT

Colorado police announced Wednesday that they are discontinuing an almost two-month-long landfill search for the remains of Kelsey Berreth, who police say was killed by her fiancé, Patrick Frazee.

LANDFILL SEARCHED WHERE MISSING COLORADO MOM KELSEY BERRETH’S REMAINS ARE BELIEVED TO BE LOCATED. Frazee, 32, is charged for the murder of the 29-year-old mother of his child. During a February 19 preliminary hearing, prosecutors alleged that Frazee beat Berreth to death with a baseball bat at her home, set her body on fire at the property and then used a tote to dispose of her remains at either the landfill or a nearby river, ABC 7 Denver reported.

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Source: Fox News

Colorado to stop hassling kids over lemonade stands in time for summer

Saturday 08:58 GMT

The Colorado governor signed a bill into law this month that will allow children to operate a lemonade stand without a permit.

These laws are what lead to absurd headlines such as "New York state shuts down child's lemonade stand" and "Rhode Island police shut down kids' lemonade stand, citing city ordinance concerning commercial vendors." The Knowles family certainly isn’t alone; dozens of other stories have received national attention in recent years.

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Source: Fox News

Casey Elliott: Edible marijuana is putting kids at risk

Sunday 06:58 GMT

It is imperative that we learn from our mistakes and the actions that could have been taken to prevent the current epidemic, such as investing in evidence-based prevention education, and implementing safeguards to prevent future epidemics.

This double-whammy of decreased regulation of marijuana and increased marketing of marijuana-laced products is detrimental to public health and substance misuse prevention efforts, and it puts our kids and teens at risk.

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