Columbine High School Massacre

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An event that occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School near Littleton, Colorado, in which two heavily armed students, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, attacked their schoolmates, killing 12 students and one teacher and injuring another 21 students. The pair then committed suicide
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There have been concerted efforts since the Columbine shootings in 1999 to figure out how to prevent such events, with no real consensus on what would work.
A TEENAGER accused of planning a repeat of the Columbine shootings had a stash of newspaper cuttings on Tyneside killer Raoul Moat in his bedroom, a court has heard.
The boy also noted down the number of victims of the 1999 Columbine shootings, as well as the number of people killed by Derrick Bird, Moat and Breivik, the prosecutor added.
An Oregon high school student has been arrested after plotting to bomb his high school in an attack "forged and inspired by the model of the Columbine shootings.
Before the 1999 Columbine shootings, police departments would set up a perimeter and call in a special weapons and tactics or operations team.
His topics include global crises, propaganda, the politics of fear, moral panic, the Columbine shootings, terrorism programming, and the terrorism narrative and mediated evil.
In an era when the Columbine shootings, World Trade Center attacks, Indian Ocean tsunami, Virginia Tech massacre, and swine flu pandemic receive saturated television coverage, kids already know the world can be dangerous.
Two years later, the families of most of the victims of the Columbine shootings were awarded $2.
The intense media coverage of the Virginia Tech shootings "was a big wake-up call to colleges and universities" about the need to improve campus safety, she said - similar to the way the Thurston and Columbine shootings woke up high schools a decade ago.
On the anniversary of the 1999 Columbine shootings, Charles Randolph-Wright was celebrating Carnival in Brazil.
Gen X-ers, on the other hand, lack specific shared world events, such as 9/11 or the Columbine shootings, and therefore value the communal experience Catholicism offers them through its tradition.
Stephanopoulos noted that after the 1999 Columbine shootings, Gingrich blamed liberalism and "godless" public schools for the massacre.