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2011-08-11 04:06:00

ST. CHARLES, Mo., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to award-winning novelist and relative of Columbine shooting victim, Daniel Rohrbough, there is a direct link to school shootings and Al-Qaeda. "When I researched school shootings, more and more evidence pointed to how the Internet is being used to infiltrate, deceive, and recruit boys into the dark world of terrorism," says Linda Rohrbough. Formerly a computer book author, Rohrbough discovered a link between school shootings and...

2009-06-09 08:20:00

Combination book tour and town hall forums aim to promote a national conversation, and answers DENVER, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff Kass, author of Columbine: A True Crime Story, a victim, the killers and the nation's search for answers (Ghost Road Press) is translating his book of investigative journalism into an on-the-ground exploration of America's school shootings. Columbine: A True Crime Story was released just before the 10-year anniversary of the April 20, 1999 shootings. The book is...

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2009-04-20 13:03:47

Oprah Winfrey says her TV show wouldn't air an episode intended to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the deadly Columbine High School shooting in Colorado. Two teens killed 12 students, a teacher and themselves during a shooting spree at the Littleton, Colo., school April 20, 1999. I decided to pull the Columbine show today, Winfrey said on her Web site Monday. After reviewing it, I thought it focused too much on the killers. Today, hold a thought for the Columbine community. This is a hard...

2009-03-23 08:00:00

DENVER, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the Columbine community, including parents and former students who lived through the deadly 1999 high school shooting, joined educators and first responders from across Colorado on Friday to share their stories of turning recovery into renewal, and renewal into community growth. The gathering, "Colorado Rising: The Future of School Safety," was organized by School Safety Partners and represented for many a new purpose for Columbine...

2009-03-19 05:30:00

DENVER, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reporters covering the 10th anniversary of the Columbine tragedy will have all-day access on Friday, March 20, 2009, to those speaking out on the most critical issues that threaten school safety today. Members of the Columbine community, including parents, educators, first responders, and former students, will join stakeholders from across Colorado to discuss urgent radical change needed to protect schools. The day-long event, called "Colorado...

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2008-11-15 17:05:00

YouTube has removed numerous videos praising the Columbine High School teenage killers. Videos discovered on the website honored Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold for performing the shocking shooting, which caused the deaths of 13 people. The Colorado killings, which happened nine years ago, were portrayed in some of the videos as a positive event. These videos have now been taken off the site. A YouTube spokesperson noted that the sheer volume of content posted daily means that not all the...

2008-09-24 21:00:14

Matti Saari, 22, was questioned by concerned police just 24 hours before he opened fire on students at his school. Saari uploaded disturbing footage onto YouTube of himself practising at a firing range and turning to the camera to proclaim: 'You will die next.' He also named videos from America's Columbine school massacre as among his favourites, Finland's Interior Minister admitted. (c) 2008 Yorkshire Post. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2006-04-25 16:32:00

By Benno Groeneveld ST. PAUL, Minnesota (Reuters) - A juvenile was being held at a Minnesota Indian reservation after officials said they uncovered a possible assault against the same school where a shooting spree last year left 10 dead, the FBI said on Tuesday. The development came on the heels of two other alleged shooting plots at schools in Alaska and Kansas, all occurring on or near the April 20 anniversary of the worst U.S. school shooting in Columbine, Colorado, where 15 died...

2006-04-20 18:14:40

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Five Kansas high school students were arrested after police learned they were allegedly planning an attack on Thursday's seventh anniversary of the Columbine, Colorado, school massacre, authorities said. The Cherokee County Sheriff said officers found guns and knives in the home of one of the suspects in Riverton, a small town in the southeastern corner of Kansas. Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline was taking over the prosecution, his office said. No charges were...


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