Twenty years after the Columbine shootings
in Colorado, our country continues to be faced with a crisis of gun violence, poor mental health, depression and suicide.
Speaking to victims of the Columbine shootings
last week ahead of its 20th anniversary, they were united in the same belief.
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.
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
." He is currently facing charges of attempted aggravated murder.
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 $2.5 million after suing the gunmen's parents and the men who sold them the weapons.
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.
Auvinen posted clips of the Columbine shootings
, the 1993 Waco siege, the 1995 sarin gas attack in Tokyo and the bombing of Baghdad in 2003.