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An Illinois man man who spent years making crosses and bringing them to the sites of mass shootings and other disasters around the United States died Monday.
A Denver radio station has canceled a scheduled program after one of the hosts said a school shooting would help break up media coverage of impeachment proceedings.
Twenty years after the Columbine school shooting, residents of the suburban Denver community it serves are debating whether it’s time to tear down the school
People who were most directly affected by the Columbine High School shooting in suburban Denver spoke openly and emotionally Saturday about their struggles and advances since 12 students and a teacher were killed 20 years ago.
Twenty years after the deadly attack at Columbine High School, polls consistently capture growing fears among American parents that their children face imminent danger whenever they go to school.
A young Florida woman who traveled to Colorado and bought a shotgun for what authorities feared would be a Columbine-inspired attack just days ahead of the 20th anniversary was found dead Wednesday in an apparent suicide after a nearly 24-hour manhunt.
Police identified the suspect as 18-year-old Sol Pais, who they said traveled to Colorado and threatened the schools. They described her as “armed” and “extremely dangerous” and said she was last seen in the county’s foothills, clad in camouflage pants, black boots and a black T-shirt.
In the days after a teenager shot and killed three fellow students at Ohio’s Chardon High School in 2012, then-Principal Andy Fetchik remembers getting a call from someone who knew just what he was experiencing. It was Frank DeAngelis, the principal of Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, during the deadly 1999 shooting. DeAngelis told him: It’s going to be OK. You’ll get through this. If you have questions, feel free to call me.
Students from Florida to Chicago streamed out of their schools Friday in the latest round of gun-control activism following the February shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida.
Students around the Inland Northwest will step out of school Friday to honor those killed in recent shootings. Meanwhile, Ami Strahan will celebrate what should have been her 22nd anniversary with her husband, Scott.
When the 2,000 students return from spring break Monday at Lewis and Clark High School, they will be part of the next generation of school safety: studying in classes behind locked doors.
My experience suggests that the outsize attention paid to the shooter’s particular beliefs obscures the real connections between mass shooters. What binds them together and elevates their likelihood of killing in this particular fashion is not any particular belief set but a history of anti-social, sometimes violent conduct.
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. Apollo 13, April 19, 1970
A mentally ill man who killed one student and wounded two others at Seattle Pacific University in 2014 – a shooting inspired by the Columbine High School massacre a decade and a half earlier – was sentenced Friday to 112 years in prison.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A suburban Denver student shot at least one other student at a high school Friday before he apparently killed himself, authorities said. Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson said the shooter entered Arapahoe High School in Centennial armed with a shotgun looking for a teacher he identified by name.
In an address to the nation, President Barack Obama promised action to prevent future mass shootings in response to Friday’s killings at a Connecticut elementary school. In crafting potential policy changes in the Washington Legislature, state Rep. Kevin Parker, R-Spokane, will have a unique voice.
In an address to the nation, President Barack Obama promised action to prevent future mass shootings in response to Friday’s mass murder at a Connecticut elementary school. In crafting possible related policy changes in the Washington State Legislature, state Rep. Kevin Parker, R-Spokane, will have a unique voice.
LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A lone police cruiser outside Columbine High School was the only outward reaction Friday to an even deadlier attack at a Connecticut elementary school. But in a state that was rocked by the 1999 Columbine school massacre and the Aurora movie theater shooting less than six months ago, Friday's shootings renewed debate over why mass shootings keep occurring and whether gun control can stop them.
Spokane police found no guns or school maps Tuesday in the home of a 16-year-old boy accused of planning a shooting at North Central High School.
A 16-year-old boy was arrested today for allegedly plotting a "Columbine-style shooting" at North Central High School.