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  • Coloradans Protest Statue of Fallen Soldier

    04/10/2007 3:29:58 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 16 replies · 1,938+ views
    Men's News Daily ^ | April 10, 2007 | Warner Todd Huston
    Coloradans Protest Statue of Fallen Soldier April 10, 2007 at 12:22 pm When reading about the story of protests in Colorado over the raising of a memorial statue to a fallen U.S. Soldier, one is tempted to feel that Americans have lost every vestige of manhood that it ever possessed. Just the very fact that someone would be so free of patriotism and testosterone that they’d protest this statue should be enough to affirm that there are no men left in the nation… or at least in the state of Colorado. Fortunately, the final analysis of the case tends to...
  • Judge Orders Columbine Documents Sealed For 20 Years

    04/06/2007 11:12:33 PM PDT · by Dacb · 10 replies · 964+ views
    AP ^ | 03 April 2007 | AP
    School Violence Experts Prevented From Reviewing Material DENVER -- Statements made by the parents of the teenage gunmen who attacked Columbine High School will remain sealed for 20 years, frustrating at least one victim's parent who believes knowing what happened before the shootings could help prevent similar tragedies. U.S. District Judge Lewis T. Babcock's ruling Monday also prohibits a school violence expert and his assistants from reviewing the documents. "It can save lives, no question about it," said Brian Rohrbough, whose son Daniel was one of 12 students slain on April 20, 1999. A teacher and the two gunmen also...
  • (Southwest Virginia) Students charged with plotting attack

    03/17/2007 4:00:46 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 5 replies · 427+ views
    The Roanoke Times ^ | March 17, 2007 | Shawna Morrison and Albert Raboteau
    Two Auburn Middle School students were charged with conspiracy to commit murder and having a gun at school. By Shawna Morrison and Albert Raboteau 381-1665 albert.raboteau@roanoke.com 381-1663 RINER -- Two Auburn Middle School students were charged with conspiracy to commit murder on Friday after one of them took a gun to school and they purportedly talked of shooting several people, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office said. The boys, ages 14 and 15, were taken into police custody about 9 a.m. after a student told Deputy Kirk Hendricks, the school resource officer, that the boys had a gun, said Lt. Brian...
  • Submachine gun stolen from cop's truck

    03/01/2007 7:51:41 PM PST · by rellimpank · 87 replies · 1,603+ views
    Denver Post ^ | 01 Mar 07 | Felisa Cardona
    A submachine gun belonging to a Jefferson County SWAT officer was stolen out of the cab of his personal truck last week while he was at a sports bar, and Lakewood police are still trying to locate the weapon. The officer was at the bar on Feb. 21 with other members of SWAT when the HK MP5 was stolen, said Lakewood police spokesman Steve Davis. The sports bar, Jackson s Hole, is across the street from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation and the Colorado State Patrol at 675 Kipling. The officer parked his Ford pickup in the parking lot about...
  • Cassie Bernall's Birthday is Tomorrow (Columbine Christian Would have been 25!)

    11/05/2006 3:56:05 PM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 14 replies · 3,164+ views
    Cassierenebernall.org ^ | 11/05/06 | Recovering_Democrat
    The web site on the link was established for Cassie as a tribute. Recovering Democrat's remarks: Cassie Bernall was born on November 6, 1981...she was murdered by a school mate because she was a Christian. Though the details of her death are disputed, everyone acknowledges she was a professing or practicing her faith when killed.
  • O'Reilly: CBS News Allows Conservative Point of View & All Hell Breaks Loose (Columbine Dad)

    10/05/2006 7:14:21 AM PDT · by cgk · 63 replies · 3,818+ views
    Foxnews.com/oreilly ^ | 10-04-06 | Bill O'Reilly/Talking Points Memo/Brian Rohrbough
    EXCERPT: (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP)BRIAN ROHRBOUGH, FATHER: I am saddened and shaken by the shooting at an Amish school today and last week's school murders. When my son Dan was murdered on the sidewalk at Columbine High School on April 20th, 1999, I hoped that would be the last school shooting.Since that day, I tried to answer the question why did this happen? This country is in a moral free fall. For over two generations, the public school system has taught in a moral vacuum, expelling God from the school and from the government, replacing Him with evolution, where the strong...
  • Couric: Conservative "freeSpeech" Segment Might Be Found "Repugnant"

    10/04/2006 7:24:54 PM PDT · by infoguy · 74 replies · 2,739+ views
    NewsBusters.org ^ | 4 October 2006 | Dave Pierre
    According to CBS Evening News host Katie Couric, a Monday installment of its "freeSpeech" segment, which espoused a strong conservative viewpoint, could be viewed as "repugnant." The issue was discussed on tonight's episode of The O'Reilly Factor  (Wednesday, October 4, 2006).In light of Monday's shooting at a Pennsylvania Amish school, CBS invited Brian Rohrbough, the father of a victim of the 1999 Columbine school massacre, to speak on "freeSpeech."Quite simply, Mr. Rohrbough delivered a powerful and thoughtful editorial. His commentary is a must-read/must-see (link (with video)). Among other things, Mr. Rohrbough said: This country is in a moral free-fall. For...
  • Klinkenborg's 'Complaint': NRA Makes It Tough To Limit Individual Rights

    09/05/2006 4:46:04 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 24 replies · 1,167+ views
    New York Times/NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    by Mark Finkelstein September 5, 2006 - 07:01 There's a certain irony to my column today. The author whose op-ed piece I'm about to criticize grew up hunting and shooting in Iowa, and still owns several guns. I grew up in Jewish neighborhoods in the Bronx and Queens where about the only concealed items were tzitzis - undergarments men wear to remind them of Biblical commandments. I've never owned a gun and my forays into shooting have been limited to Boy Scout camp and one adult session at a trap range - or was it skeet? Yet in his in...
  • Teen mails taped confession of father's slaying to paper (obsessed with Columbine)

    09/02/2006 5:15:50 AM PDT · by Libloather · 6 replies · 755+ views
    Teen mails taped confession of father's slaying to paperAssociated Press Posted on Sat, Sep. 02, 2006 RALEIGH, N.C. - A man obsessed with the 1999 Columbine school attack made a videotape showing his father's bloody corpse and describing plans to attack his former high school, then mailed it to a newspaper which posted excerpts on its Web site. The release of the video late Thursday was the latest twist in the case, which began when Alvaro Castillo was arrested Wednesday in front of Orange High School in Hillsborough after multiple shots were fired from the parking lot. Two students suffered...
  • L.A. Times Story on War Atrocities Written by Radical Leftist... who PRAISED the Columbine shooters!

    08/10/2006 10:31:29 AM PDT · by connell · 26 replies · 2,085+ views
    The Los Angeles Times made quite a splash on Sunday with a lengthy article detailing how American troops allegedly committed atrocities during the Vietnam War 40 years ago. Left-wing bloggers swooned over “Vietnam: The War Crimes Files.” And no wonder. The whopping 4,400-word piece, describing alleged atrocities as if they happened only yesterday, was not really about Vietnam: It was about Iraq. Only the most obtuse reader could miss that. The authors slipped "Iraq" into the narrative after 400 words, with mentions of alleged atrocities and prisoner abuse there. To date, conservative bloogers and readers have paid little attention to...
  • Sheriff to Release Columbine Killers' Diaries

    06/20/2006 4:48:01 AM PDT · by Aquinasfan · 13 replies · 708+ views
    AOL ^ | 6/20/06 | AP
    DENVER (June 19) - The Jefferson County sheriff said Monday he would release nearly 1,000 pages of documents seized from the homes of the Columbine High School killers but not the video and audio tapes the two teenagers made. Deputies had seized journals kept by Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, along with a videotape the gunmen made of themselves talking about their hatred for most people and their plan to attack the school. Sheriff Ted Mink said the release of the documents could be delayed if Harris's and Klebold's parents decide to appeal. It wasn't immediately clear if they would....
  • Schools up security for 6/6/06 (fears of Columbine-like attacks)

    06/06/2006 6:04:55 AM PDT · by Quilla · 13 replies · 455+ views
    Examiner.com ^ | June 6, 2006 | Luke Broadwater
    Carroll County - Today – June 6, 2006 ­– is a day some believe represents the symbol of evil. And several local jurisdictions plan to increase police patrols at high schools as rumors of Columbine-style attacks fly across the Internet. Rumors of a mass killing planned for today at Liberty High School in Eldersburg began three weeks ago, resulting in a police presence in each of Carroll County’s seven high schools, said Superintendent Charles Ecker. “We’ve taken every rumor, every accusation, every allegation seriously,” he said. “We have our teachers and administrators on the lookout for anything no matter how...
  • Columbine Video Game Draws Relatives' Ire

    05/17/2006 11:30:50 AM PDT · by JZelle · 3 replies · 287+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 5-17-06 | AP
    DENVER (AP) -- An online game based on the Columbine High School massacre is drawing criticism from relatives of those who died in the 1999 attack, including a father who says it trivializes the actions of the two teen killers. The game, Super Columbine Massacre RPG, was posted on a Web site last year, but is becoming more popular now. It draws on investigative material, including images of Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris, who killed 12 classmates and a teacher before committing suicide.
  • Seven Years After Columbine

    05/01/2006 4:02:49 PM PDT · by neverdem · 19 replies · 718+ views
    Contact: Press Office Phone: 202.228.3685 ^ | April 27, 2006 | Sen. Carl Levin
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 27, 2006 Contact: Press OfficePhone: 202.228.3685 Seven Years After Columbine In a speech to the Economic Club of Detroit in May 1999, Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., committed to speak on the issue of gun crimes each week that the Senate is in session. This is the 233rd week he has continued to live up to his pledge; his remarks follow: Mr. President, last Thursday marked the seventh anniversary of the tragic Columbine High School shooting. None of us will forget the sight of hundreds of terrified students running out of their high school while police and...
  • Students claimed to have two bullets (For derringer previously brought to school)

    04/23/2006 7:13:42 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 4 replies · 334+ views
    The Shelbyville Times-Gazette ^ | 21 April 2006 | David Melson
    Two Community High students accused of bringing a gun to the school and making threats Wednesday appeared in Juvenile Court before Judge Charles Rich on Thursday morning. The boys, ages 15 and 13, are each charged with possession of a gun on school property, reckless endangerment and unlawful possession of a weapon, sources said. They are being held in detention before another court appearance Monday. The 13-year-old brought a derringer, allegedly owned by his parents, to the school and showed it to the 15-year-old, sources said. Both boys, who are not brothers, started showing the gun to other students, according...
  • Five students arrested in foiled southeast Kansas school shooting

    04/20/2006 12:34:48 PM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 96 replies · 2,886+ views
    ap ^ | 4-20-06 | my favorite headache
    Kansas cops raid a high school after plans are uncovered off a web page of 5 students to do a Columbine style killing spree at their high school....developing and breaking...
  • Upon Massacre Anniversary, Columbine Principal Still Walks Halls

    04/15/2006 5:26:23 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 12 replies · 925+ views
    THE DENVER CHANNEL ^ | 04-15-2006 | AP
    LITTLETON, Colo. -- Just before prom 1999, Columbine Principal Frank DeAngelis gave students at an assembly his yearly reminder to make wise choices. "I said, 'You're a valuable member of Columbine High School, you're a part of this family, and I love you,'" DeAngelis recalled. Four days later, two students opened fire on their classmates, killing 12 and a teacher before killing themselves. Not long after the April 20, 1999, attack, DeAngelis found himself delivering the same message to teachers and students. Seven years after the worst school shooting in U.S. history, DeAngelis is still walking the halls of the...
  • Review: American Gun (Anti-Gun Hollywood Strikes Again)

    04/08/2006 11:48:57 AM PDT · by pcottraux · 14 replies · 541+ views
    rogerebert.com ^ | April 7, 2006 | Roger Ebert
    American Gun BY ROGER EBERT / April 7, 2006 "American Gun" tells three stories that are small, even quiet. The stories are not strident but sad, and one of them is open-ended. They are about people who find that guns in the hands of others have made their own lives almost impossible to live. The first story involves a mother named Janet, played by Marcia Gay Harden, whose son shot and killed other students at his Oregon high school three years ago, and then was shot dead. She carries on with her remaining son, David (Chris Marquette), who attends a...
  • Darrell Scott Testimony (Columbine Massacre)

    03/16/2006 10:00:38 AM PST · by Leatherneck_MT · 8 replies · 654+ views
    DARRELL SCOTT TESTIMONY Guess our national leaders didn't expect this, hmm? On Thursday, Darrell Scott, the father of Rachel Scott, a victim of the Columbine High School shootings in Littleton, Colorado, was invited to address the House Judiciary Committee's subcommittee What he said to our national leaders during this special session of Congress was painfully truthful. They were not prepared for what he was to say, nor was it received well. It needs to be heard by every parent, every teacher, every politician, every sociologist, every psychologis t, and every so-called expert! These courageous words spoken by Darrell Scott are...
  • eBay Stops Sale Of Columbine Killer's Car

    03/09/2006 6:34:34 AM PST · by ShadowDancer · 12 replies · 480+ views
    ClickonDetroit ^ | March 9, 2006 | AP
    eBay Stops Sale Of Columbine Killer's CarPOSTED: 7:25 am EST March 9, 2006 DENVER -- eBay said it has no problem with someone selling a car that once belonged to one of the gunmen in the Columbine High School killings. But the online auction site said it does have a problem with the owner playing up that fact in his listing for the sale. eBay said if the owner wanted to sell the car that would have been fine -- but the owner would have to do so without mentioning that it was once owned by Dylan Klebold. An eBay...
  • Columbine and Abortion Ad Causing Controversy and Ire for Denver Radio Audiences

    01/20/2006 4:16:54 PM PST · by Lesforlife · 47 replies · 1,287+ views
    KGOV Radio ^ | January 20, 2006 | Leslie Hanks
    COLUMBINE AND ABORTION AD CAUSING CONTROVERSY AND IRE FOR DENVER RADIO AUDIENCES Brian Rohrbough, father of Danny who was slain in the Columbine massacre, made the case on the popular KHOW afternoon Caplis and Silverman show yesterday that he believes there is a link between abortion and the Columbine murders. Colorado Right to Life is airing a commercial on KHOW radio making the connection between Columbine and America’s first abortion law passed in Colorado and signed April 25, 1967. The ad is promoting the Colorado Right to Life – MARCH FOR LIFE – January 21 st 2006 at 1:30 pm...
  • Columbine memorial plates net little benefit for survivors

    12/23/2005 9:58:55 AM PST · by rellimpank · 3 replies · 282+ views
    Denver Post ^ | 23 Dec 05
    Colorado Springs, Colo. - A license plate approved by lawmakers to memorialize the Columbine High School shooting victims and raise money to help survivors has become the state's most popular specialty plate, but no money has gone to victims.
  • California - Columbine-Style Attack Exposed At Lancaster School

    12/16/2005 8:37:19 PM PST · by HAL9000 · 3 replies · 489+ views
    KCAL-TV (excerpt) ^ | December 16, 2005
    LANCASTER, Calif. Two teenage boys were arrested Friday for allegedly planning a "Columbine" type attack on Quartz Hill High School in Lancaster, according to police. An investigation began on Wednesday when a student contacted the vice principal and said two former classmates were planning a "Columbine-type assault" on the campus, according to the Lancaster Sheriff's Station. The suspects are both teenagers. One enrolled at Littlerock High School and was taken into custody. The other boy, who had a Gothic-type symbol carved into his arm, submitted to an interview with his probation officer nearby. [snip]
  • Court to Weigh Releasing Columbine Items

    09/05/2005 11:08:17 PM PDT · by Eternal Sea · 4 replies · 273+ views
    Monterey Herald ^ | 09-05-05 | Associated Press
    DENVER - Colorado's Supreme Court has scheduled arguments for next week on whether videotapes and diaries made by the Columbine High School gunmen can be released publicly. The parents of Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris argue that the items are privately owned and not subject to a state open-records law. The Denver Post filed a lawsuit seeking public release in 2002. Justices are scheduled to hear arguments Sept. 13. An appeals court ruled last year there was no reason to seal the material, but said state law allows authorities to withhold documents if release would be contrary to the public...
  • Student's rap lyrics not 'true threats'

    08/25/2005 11:13:28 AM PDT · by JZelle · 7 replies · 357+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 8-25-05 | WT
    PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A judge yesterday ordered a school district to readmit a 14-year-old student expelled for writing violent, profane rap lyrics, finding that his songs didn't amount to "true threats" against the school and so were protected by the First Amendment. U.S. District Judge Donetta Ambrose said the Riverside Beaver County School District's failure to take immediate steps to investigate, such as searching Anthony Latour's locker or contacting his parents, undermined its claim that the lyrics were threats to shoot up his school and another student. Anthony still faces a juvenile court hearing Wednesday on criminal charges. Police charged...
  • Canada's Columbine copycat shooter on the loose in Toronto

    08/15/2005 9:05:56 PM PDT · by plushaye · 10 replies · 329+ views
    CBC news ^ | August 15 2005
    The man convicted in a school killing in Alberta has walked away from an open custody facility in Toronto, prompting a police manhunt. Police said Todd Cameron Smith left the custody facility without escort or permission. In April 1999, the then-14-year-old Smith sawed off his stepfather's rifle and gunned down 17-year-old Jason Lang at W.R. Myers High School in the southern Alberta community of Taber. He had intended to kill everyone at the school. The killing sent shockwaves across Canada, coming one week after two youths shot and killed 13 people at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. Smith was...
  • Columbine victim's father makes eloquent speech to House Judiciary Cmte-(says NOT NRA's fault!)

    06/06/2005 10:38:18 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 11 replies · 901+ views
    Email | JUNE 6, 2005 | DARRELL SCOTT
    On Thursday, Darrell Scott, the father of Rachel Scott, a victim of the Columbine High School shootings in Littleton, Colorado, was invited to address the House Judiciary Committee's subcommittee. What he said to our national leaders during this special session of Congress was painfully truthful. They were not prepared for what he was to say, nor was it received well. It needs to be heard by every parent, every teacher, every politician, every sociologist, every psychologist, and every so-called expert! These courageous words spoken by Darrell Scott are powerful, penetrating, and deeply personal. There is no doubt that God sent...
  • Burrito causes gun scare at Clovis school (Terminal Hysteria)

    04/28/2005 5:05:20 PM PDT · by 2Am4Sure · 44 replies · 1,857+ views
    KOBtv.com (Albuquerque) ^ | 04/28/2005 | Todd Dukart
    It wasn’t a gun that caused police to lock down Marshall Junior High School in Clovis. It was a burrito. Police locked the school down after a citizen saw a student walking into school with a long, skinny object wrapped in a white cloth. He thought it was a gun and called police. Officers searched for the student while the school was on lockdown. But the student came forward first, admitting he had what they were looking for – a two-and-a-half-foot-long burrito. The student had taken the burrito, wrapped in foil and a white cloth, to present in a culinary...
  • Extra-credit Burrito Leads to School Scare

    04/29/2005 1:05:10 PM PDT · by MississippiMasterpiece · 57 replies · 1,630+ views
    Clovis News Journal ^ | April 29, 2005 | Marlena Hartz
    A concerned citizen spotted a male juvenile carrying a suspiciously concealed item into Marshall Junior High School early Thursday morning. Police were called. The school was locked down. Adjacent streets were closed and law officers were perched on roofs with weapons. The drama ended about two hours later when the suspicious item was identified: A 30-inch burrito, prepared as an extra-credit assignment and wrapped inside tinfoil and a white T-shirt. “I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry,” school Principal Diana Russell said after the mystery was solved. “Overall, I’d say we had a good learning day.” The incident began...
  • Columbine Teachers Gather on Anniversary

    04/20/2005 11:57:15 AM PDT · by kingattax · 2 replies · 185+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 4-20-2005
    LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) - Columbine High School teachers gathered at the campus Wednesday for a quiet remembrance of the 13 people killed six years ago in the nation's deadliest school shooting. The campus was closed to outsiders, and students were given the day off. Teachers reported for an in-service day. They planned a moment of silence in memory of the 12 students and one teacher who were gunned down on April 20, 1999, by students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold. The two teens then shot and killed themselves. Principal Frank DeAngelis planned to read the names of the victims over...
  • Student says he hit other teen first (Suspended for hitting kid with loaded gun at school)

    04/20/2005 9:21:45 AM PDT · by fso301 · 12 replies · 673+ views
    Richmond Times Dispatch ^ | April 20, 2005 | MARK BOWES
    Student says he hit other teen first He tells judge that other student threatened to kill him; suspension is upheld BY MARK BOWES TIMES-DISPATCH STAFF WRITER Apr 20, 2005 RELATED Clover Hill Student says he hit other teen first Officials uphold boy's suspension Clover Hill student facing gun charge accused of threats Fight prompts lockdown A Clover Hill High School student testified yesterday that he initiated physical contact with another student -- who police later said had a loaded gun -- because the teen had twice threatened his life that morning and was acting very aggressively. "I knew he had...
  • April 20,1999: Massacre at Columbine High School

    04/20/2005 8:37:34 AM PDT · by kellynla · 24 replies · 1,612+ views
    History Channel.com ^ | 4/20/05 | staff
    Two teenage gunmen kill 13 people in a shooting spree at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. At 11:20 a.m., Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris, dressed in long trench coats, began shooting students outside the school before moving inside to continue their rampage. By the time SWAT team officers finally entered the school at 3:30 p.m., Klebold and Harris had killed 12 fellow students and a teacher, and had wounded another 23 people. Turning their guns on themselves, Klebold and Harris then committed suicide. The awful crime captured the nation's attention, prompting an unprecedented search-much of it based on false...
  • Washington Post on the Warpath - (disingenuous anti-Bush column by Ceci Connolly, also Fox panelist)

    04/19/2005 4:19:29 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 34 replies · 1,327+ views
    A.I.M.ORG ^ | APRIL 19, 2005 | CLIFF KINCAID
    The Washington Post published a story on Match 25 faulting President Bush for not injecting himself quickly enough into the tragic killings at the Indian reservation in Red Lake, Minnesota. Post reporter Ceci Connolly found a volunteer at an Indian office who said about Bush, "I don't feel he cares about the American Indian people." This is a classic case of a manufactured story designed to make the president look bad. Connolly, a contributor to Fox News, wrote that "The reaction to Bush's silence was particularly bitter given his high-profile, late-night intervention on behalf of Terri Schiavo, the brain-damaged Florida...
  • A tragedy averted

    04/16/2005 11:45:06 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 2 replies · 411+ views
    It all seemed so eerily familiar: a plan, a list and a school threatened by troubled teens By Jeff Kass, Rocky Mountain News April 16, 2005 FORT COLLINS - There were more than enough clues: A shotgun pointed at a sleeping girl's head. Constant threats of violence. Gruesome drawings of
  • Columbine Memorial Stalled

    04/09/2005 7:19:26 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 6 replies · 271+ views
    The Denver Post ^ | 9 April 2005
    Build a memorial for Columbine now Costly monument might be out of reach since donations have stagnated. Why not go ahead and create an affordable tribute to victims now? With donations for a permanent Columbine memorial stalled at just over $700,000, it's time to scale back the original plans so a monument can be built, sooner rather than later, for the victims and survivors of America's worst school shooting.
  • Colorado teen returning from Canada after reporting death threats

    04/05/2005 1:29:38 PM PDT · by GSWarrior · 23 replies · 1,338+ views
    Grand Junction Sentinel ^ | 04/05/05 | Associated Press
    WINNIPEG, Manitoba — A teen whose family was touched by the Columbine massacre has quit his Manitoba Junior Hockey League team because of a death threat, his father said. Matt Gassman, 19, returned home to Littleton, Colo., where in 1999 two Columbine students shot and killed 12 schoolmates and a teacher before killing themselves. A cousin was fired on but missed during the massacre, and a family friend was killed, said his father, Greg Gassman. Matt Gassman was a rookie with the Winnipeg South Blues and living with a family in Fort Garry. He told his parents he was threatened...
  • America's Starvation of Morality

    04/04/2005 7:04:32 AM PDT · by MikeEdwards · 355+ views
    CFP ^ | April 4, 2005 | Nancy Salvato
    Those closest to me know of my eclectic religious upbringing. As a child I sometimes attended a Protestant Church and made it to Sunday school enough to know that it was expected I attend every week, not twice a year. I didn't understand the importance of attending Passover dinner at my Orthodox Jewish grandparents' house during my formative years. In my defense, I wasn't being raised as a member of any religious community. Like the "facts of life", you could say I learned the "facts of religion" from my peers. Catholic friends informed me that without Baptism I would not...
  • Only a gun could have stopped Jeff Weise (Red Lake MN school shooting)

    03/29/2005 4:56:19 AM PST · by brbethke · 28 replies · 3,217+ views
    St. Paul Pioneer Press ^ | 3/29/05 | Mark Yost
    Only a gun could have stopped Jeff Weise MARK YOST, St. Paul Pioneer Press Posted on Tue, Mar. 29, 2005 In the week since teenage gunman Jeff Weise walked into Red Lake Senior High School and killed five students, a teacher and a security guard before killing himself, the usual voices from the usual precincts have been asking: What can we do to keep this from happening next time? How about arming security guards, as well as a handful of administrators and teachers who volunteer to be properly trained?I can hear the gasps echoing from Mac-Groveland to Crocus Hill. But...
  • School Killer's Animated Terror

    03/23/2005 4:44:33 PM PST · by Selkie · 24 replies · 890+ views
    School Killer's Animated Terror Minnesota teen posted bloody Flash film late last year MARCH 23--The Minnesota teenager responsible for Monday's high school shooting spree last year created a violent, blood-soaked video that included an animated character shooting four people and blowing up a police car before committing suicide, The Smoking Gun has learned. Using the alias "Regret," Jeff Weise, 16, last October posted online a 30-second animation entitled "Target Practice." Click here to view Weise's crudely animated Flash production. Weise posted a second short, "Clown," several weeks after uploading "Traget Practice" to a popular multimedia web site. The 50-second "Clown"...
  • Columbine copycats (Boys plotted to hit Saint John High, police say)

    03/18/2005 5:34:09 PM PST · by Nachum · 4 replies · 955+ views
    National Post ^ | Friday, March 18, 2005 | Richard Foot, with files by Mike Traikos
    SAINT JOHN, N.B. - Three teenage boys have been arrested for allegedly conspiring to seize control of a school and methodically murder some of its students and teachers. Police found gunpowder and other material used for making pipe bombs at the boys' homes and believe the youths had practised making bombs. The boys, aged 15 to 17, were Saint John air cadets and their alleged plot was planned for April 20, the anniversary of the 1999 Columbine High School massacre where 12 students and a teacher were killed. At a Saint John bail hearing for the two eldest teenagers on...
  • Mall Gunman Had Columbine Fixation, an Official Says

    02/14/2005 10:24:41 PM PST · by neverdem · 59 replies · 890+ views
    NY Times ^ | February 15, 2005 | JENNIFER MEDINA and JOHN HOLL
    ULSTER, N.Y., Feb. 14 - The 24-year-old man accused of entering a crowded mall with an assault weapon on Sunday and aimlessly firing dozens of shots harbored a fascination with the Columbine High School shootings, a prosecutor said on Monday. The day after the shooting in the Hudson Valley Mall, in which two people were wounded, details emerged about the suspect, Robert Bonelli Jr., who was described as a loner who secluded himself in his bedroom at his father's home in Glasco, a hamlet in Saugerties, N.Y. In Mr. Bonelli's room, the police found piles of news articles and other...
  • Juveniles admit to planning Columbine-style attack in Elk Grove

    01/31/2005 6:26:39 PM PST · by SmithL · 9 replies · 456+ views
    AP ^ | 1/31/5
    ELK GROVE, Calif. -- Two 16-year-old Elk Grove students on Monday admitted charges stemming from their plot to wage a Columbine-style assault on their high school last February, prosecutors said. The two admitted conspiring to commit murder, that the attack planned on the Laguna Creek High School cafeteria would have been a hate crime, and to attempted burglary. The hate crime enhancement acknowledged that they planned to target blacks and other racial minorities, including one particular black student. Defense attorneys previously had said the youths had no history of violence and the assault plan would never have likely been carried...
  • Michael Moore's Bodyguard Arrested on Airport Gun Charge

    01/19/2005 11:12:50 PM PST · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 137 replies · 4,421+ views
    FOX News.com ^ | 1/20/05 | Staff
    NEW YORK — Filmmaker Michael Moore's bodyguard was arrested for carrying an unlicensed weapon in New York's JFK airport Wednesday night. Police took Patrick Burke, who says Moore employs him, into custody after he declared he was carrying a firearm at a ticket counter. Burke is licensed to carry a firearm in Florida and California, but not in New York. Burke was taken to Queens central booking and could potentially be charged with a felony for the incident.
  • Columbine victim's kin settle suit(Sheriff's "outrageous" & "negligent" conduct)

    12/02/2004 5:25:22 PM PST · by Libloather · 9 replies · 756+ views
    Denver Post ^ | 12/01/04
    Columbine victim's kin settle suit By The Denver Post Article Published: Wednesday, December 01, 2004 A civil lawsuit brought by the family of a Columbine High School shooting victim against a former Arapahoe County sheriff's deputy has been settled out of court. Sue Petrone and Brian Rohrbough, the parents of slain student Daniel Rohrbough, have dropped their suit against James Taylor. After the April 20, 1999, shootings, Taylor told the 15-year-old's family he was present when Daniel Rohrbough was shot. Taylor told the family he heard machine-gun fire, saw a Denver police officer in the area and watched Rohrbough go...
  • Michael Moore protest planned at UNR!

    10/08/2004 7:34:15 PM PDT · by Richard-SIA · 11 replies · 1,012+ views
    Forwarded e-mail | 10/8/04 | Nathan Taylor
    Fellow Republicans, > As you may have heard Michael Moore; ya Michael Moore--the man who has denigrated our troops and continues to lie about our President will be speaking at the University of Nevada-Reno Campus on Wednesday, October 13th.  > The University of Nevada-Reno College Republicans are organizing one of the largest protests in the history of Reno, NV.  They would appreciate your attendance at this most worthy protest--to show our fellow citizens that we don't support a propaganda artist!!  On top of that--the students at UNR are extremely disappointed at the fact that the student government at the ASUN...
  • Two arrested in Cedar Park for plotting new Columbine (NW of Austin, TX)

    10/06/2004 12:15:45 PM PDT · by Arrowhead1952 · 127 replies · 3,644+ views
    AUSTIN AMERICAN STATESMAN ^ | October 06, 2004 | By Melissa Ludwig
    Police say teens were targeting specific students By Melissa Ludwig AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Wednesday, October 06, 2004 Cedar Park police have arrested two high school students they say were planning to re-create the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado at Cedar Park's Vista Ridge High School. Police have charged the boys, ages 15 and 16, with making terroristic threats, a third-degree felony. Their identities are being withheld due to their age, police said. Capt. Jeff Hayes said the boys planned to carry out the shooting during a school pep rally and had discussed particular students they intended to target....
  • MA FReepers: Columbine-style murder plot uncovered in Marshfield

    10/06/2004 12:20:38 PM PDT · by cwiz24 · 12 replies · 420+ views
    Boston.com ^ | 10/6/2004 | AP
    A 16-year-old high school student is in custody after police uncovered a plot that allegedly included plans to kill teachers and students at Marshfield High School and detonate explosives.
  • Put Away Your Hankies (Michael Moore's Desperate Plea to The KoolAid Drinkers)

    09/20/2004 4:09:56 PM PDT · by MisterRepublican · 150 replies · 4,873+ views
    MichaelMoore.com ^ | 9/20/04 | Michael Moore
    Enough of the handwringing! Enough of the doomsaying! Do I have to come there and personally calm you down? Stop with all the defeatism, OK?
  • The deadliest school attack in U.S. history

    09/17/2004 9:36:35 AM PDT · by P-40 · 23 replies · 1,547+ views
    I keep hearing the media refer to Columbine as "in what remains the deadliest school attack in U.S. history." This is not the case. This forgotten tragedy still holds the record as the deadliest school attack in U.S. history. A total of 38 children were killed, 7 teachers died and 61 others were severely injured. It was the worst school violence in our nation’s history. CUT The Bath Consolidated School has long since been torn down. Another school was built in its place and that school was eventually torn down also. A small park has been built where the original...
  • Probe: Authorities held Columbine papers

    09/16/2004 7:15:50 PM PDT · by LouAvul · 6 replies · 291+ views
    sacbee ^ | 9-16-04 | judy kohler
    DENVER (AP) - Authorities decided soon after the Columbine High School massacre to withhold a document showing deputies knew one of the killers had been accused two years earlier of making death threats and building pipe bombs, according to a grand jury report released Thursday. The grand jury also said it was "troubled" by still-missing documents in what remains the deadliest school attack in U.S. history. But it did not hand up any indictments, closing at least the third investigation that has elected not to place any blame for the slaughter of 13 people by suicidal teens Eric Harris and...