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Columbine Anniversary

Homeless Vet Returns Lost Championship Ring To Columbine Shooting Survivor

The Associated Press | Posted 03.09.2015 | Good News

DENVER (AP) -- A survivor of the Columbine High School massacre who lost his championship football ring more than a decade ago got it back after an im...

15 Years After Columbine Shooting -- Reflections From Survivors

Liz Carlston | Posted 06.15.2014 | Impact
Liz Carlston

Why do some thrive while others stumble? Is it a simple matter of making a personal choice, choosing between surrender versus overcoming or despair versus happiness?

The One-Two Punch of Sandy and Sandy Hook

Tom Allon | Posted 02.26.2013 | New York
Tom Allon

We can learn from these two seemingly unrelated events that tragedy can strike at a moment's notice, human beings have an infinite capacity for compassion and charity in helping those who are suffering, and our elected leader have not done their jobs well.

Taking Back Columbine on Film

Jeff Kass | Posted 06.17.2012 | Denver
Jeff Kass

As we approach the 13th anniversary, the Columbine story is being revised in legitimate and important ways. Samuel J. Granillo's film, "Columbine: Wounded Minds," "isn't just a message, it's a movement."

Colo. Mall Bomber Gets Sentenced To Life In Prison

AP | Posted 04.06.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- A man who planted a bomb at a shopping mall near Columbine High School on the 12th anniversary of the deadly shootings there has been senten...

Colorado Mall Bomber Pleads Guilty To 1 Count

AP | Posted 12.30.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- A man has acknowledged planting a homemade bomb at a Colorado shopping mall on the 12th anniversary of the Columbine High School shootings. ...

Mall Fire Suspect Seeking To Change His Plea

AP | Posted 11.23.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- A man accused of starting a fire and planting a homemade bomb at a mall near Columbine High School on the anniversary of the 1999 shootings ...

The Spiritual Path Of Grief And Growth

Brady Boyd | Posted 07.06.2011 | Religion
Brady Boyd

As you and I learn to grieve properly -- and fully -- we see God show up with comfort for our weary souls.

Ex-Con Pleads Not Guilty To Leaving Bomb At Mall

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 07.06.2011 | Denver

An ex-convict accused of planting an explosive device near a Denver-area mall pleaded not guilty to charges of arson and possession of a destructive d...

FBI: Mall Bomb NOT Related To Columbine, Suspect Still At Large

AP | By P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 06.26.2011 | Denver

LITTLETON, Colo. -- An apparent attempted bombing at a Colorado shopping mall likely was not related to the 12-year anniversary of the shootings at ne...

FBI On The Hunt For Suspect In Attempted Mall Bombing

AP | Posted 06.25.2011 | Denver

LITTLETON, Colo. -- The man authorities say they suspect of carrying out an apparent attempted bombing at a Colorado shopping mall had been released f...

FBI Identifies Man Suspected Of Planting Bomb Near Columbine, May Be 'Armed And Dangerous'

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2011 | Denver

DENVER (Reuters/Keith Coffman) - The FBI on Sunday identified a recently paroled bank robber as the man suspected of planting a bomb at a crowded ...

'Person Of Interest' In Bomb Case: Have You Seen This Man?

AP | Posted 06.21.2011 | Denver

LITTLETON, Colo. -- Investigators want to question a person of interest about a pipe bomb and two propane tanks that failed to detonate at a Colorado ...

Columbine Anniversary: The Victims' Families

Jeff Kass | Posted 06.19.2011 | Denver
Jeff Kass

Wednesday is the 12-year anniversary of the Columbine shootings. I have noticed that almost every Columbine anniversary has its own personality.

No Classes At Columbine On Anniversary Of School Shooting

The Denver Post | Posted 06.20.2011 | Denver

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) - Classes are canceled at Columbine High School in remembrance of those killed in the shootings at the school 12 years ago. T...

Dutch Shooting and Copycat

Jeff Kass | Posted 06.14.2011 | Denver
Jeff Kass

It's hard to read about Saturday's Dutch mall shooting and not wonder about the copycat effect. Just Thursday a 23-year-old man shot and killed 12 (u...

Columbine and the End of Journalism Part VII: The Good Stuff

Jeff Kass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jeff Kass

Some reporters got it right on the ten-year anniversary of the Columbine shootings. The AP was among the first to signal the coming of the anniversary with a review of three new books.

Columbine and the End of Journalism: Part VI, Bloggers

Jeff Kass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jeff Kass

Many of those who blogged about Columbine on the ten-year may not have read up much on the murders.

Columbine and the End of Journalism: New York Times on Columbine

Jeff Kass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jeff Kass

The New York Times, the paper of record, had a mixed bag when it came to handling the ten-year anniversary of the Columbine shootings.

Columbine and the End of Journalism: A Daily Blog Series, Part IV

Jeff Kass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jeff Kass

I previously discussed Newsweek's coverage of Columbine's ten-year anniversary. But they were not the only ones who wrote as if they were unaware of the twists and turns in the Columbine story.

Westminster High School Closes In Response To Threats Day After Columbine Anniversary

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WESTMINSTER, Colo. — Officials say they found nothing suspicious at a Colorado high school after classes were canceled because administrators found ...

Columbine Memorial

Jeff Kass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jeff Kass

I have been blogging this past week about Columbine media coverage, but today is the 11th anniversary of the shootings. This posting is dedicated to the 13 innocent victims who died on April 20, 1999.

Columbine and the End of Journalism: A Daily Blog Series, Part III

Jeff Kass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jeff Kass

The lesson on this Columbine anniversary that hits April 20 may not come from the shootings themselves. But rather, how the media has covered the shootings since the ten-year anniversary last year.

Columbine and the End of Journalism: A Daily Blog Series, Part II

Jeff Kass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jeff Kass

The lesson on this Columbine anniversary may not come from the shootings themselves, but rather how the media has covered the shootings since the ten-year anniversary last year.

Columbine and the End of Journalism... A Daily Blog Series, Part I.

Jeff Kass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jeff Kass

Media coverage of the ten-year anniversary of Columbine was often uninformed and served to create new myths. Many reporters bought into a new myth that the killers were simply ordinary, popular teens.