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Teen Shooter Idolized Columbine Gunman: Police

AP | Posted 06.25.2014 | Crime

WASECA, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota teenager accused of planning to massacre his family and high school classmates mocked the attacks on the Boston Mar...

Matt Ferner

'It's Just Like In A Horror Movie'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.13.2013 | Denver

In March, The Huffington Post began talking to teens and adults throughout the U.S. about their experiences with gun violence. This is one individual'...

WATCH: Columbine Survivor Visits Scene Of Massacre

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.10.2013 | Denver

On April 20, 1999, fourteen years ago this month, seniors Eric Harris, 18, and Dylan Klebold, 17, set off bombs and shot off guns in what became one o...

Massacre-Hardened Colorado A Gun Control Test Case

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI and IVAN MORENO | Posted 03.12.2013 | Denver

DENVER — After the annual late-summer harvest on his farm in the eastern reaches of Colorado, Greg Brophy has a few friends over, breaks out the...

I'm With Stupid: A Heartfelt Request of America's Media Outlets

Todd Hartley | Posted 02.20.2013 | Media
Todd Hartley

I don't know about you, but as sick as I felt last weekend, I get every bit as ill all over again each time I see a picture of that freaking asshole who decided that since his life sucked, it gave him the right to shoot a bunch of innocent kids.

A Look At Gun Violence And Gun Control In Colorado

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.17.2012 | Denver

Last Friday's horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. has reignited the gun control debate once again and some high-profil...

Mother Of Columbine HS Shooter Prayed For Her Son's Suicide

Reuters | Posted 01.19.2013 | Denver

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Nov 17 (Reuters) - The mother of Columbine shooter Dylan Klebold prayed for him to commit suicide when she wa...

When You Are The Parents Of The 'Monster'

Lisa Belkin | Posted 09.22.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

While there are (thank God) few parents who have watched their children branded as serial killers, there are (tragically) too many who can identify with another kind of parenting hell -- watching your child spiral toward insanity.

Aurora Is Just 17 Miles From Columbine. In Dave Cullen's Book, It's Not As Simple As 'Crazy.'

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 09.22.2012 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

Dave Cullen urges us not to draw conclusions too quickly about James Holmes, accused of killing a dozen people and wounding more than fifty in a Colorado movie theater -- just 17 miles from Columbine. It seems like a good time to revisit Cullen's book about Columbine....

Aurora Shootings: In The Shoes Of Gunman's Mom

Liz Kozak | Posted 09.19.2012 | Parents
Liz Kozak

"You have the right person," she said, apparently speaking on gut instinct. "I need to call the police... I need to fly out to Colorado."

Could Stricter Gun Laws Prevent School Shootings?

The Communicator, Community High School Newspaper | Kerry Fingerle | Posted 12.24.2011 | Home

The act of mourning is indeed a process, and in itself a cycle. We have in the recent past experienced this with the tragic shootings in Tucson, Arizo...

ABC Will Cover Casey Anthony Without Its Checkbook

Shelley Ross | Posted 10.03.2011 | Media
Shelley Ross

The high cost of paying for interviews has nothing to do with the amount of the check. One can only hope that CBS and NBC follow ABC News as they begin to show the world you can put the toothpaste back in the tube.

Columbine High School Yearbook Removed From Auction Site

Posted 09.20.2011 | Denver

A 1999 Columbine High School yearbook that went up for auction on Los Angeles-based "Nate D. Sanders Auctions" website nearly fetched $700, but the or...

Columbine and Australia

Jeff Kass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jeff Kass

The suicidal twins from Australia showed us that once again, it comes back to Columbine.

Columbine and the Connecticut Shooter: Mad at the World

Jeff Kass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jeff Kass

So why did Omar Thornton, a black 34-year-old truck driver who worked for a beer distribution company, shoot and kill more than the five "racists" he claimed to be tracking?

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.

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.

Columbine, and the Terrorist Mind

Jeff Kass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jeff Kass

It is instructive to see how some of the common denominators listed in the a New York Times about the psychological research that is emerging on terrorists match school shooters.

Susan Klebold: Columbine Killer's Mom Writes Essay For Oprah's O Magazine; "No Inkling" Son Was Suicidal

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

DENVER — In the first detailed public remarks by any parent of the two Columbine killers, Dylan Klebold's mother says she had no idea her son wa...

Is Fort Hood Like Columbine?

Newsweek | Dave Cullen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

My brain is about to bust with all the apparent parallels to Columbine, Virginia Tech and 9/11, and the startling differences to each as well. But the...

Columbine Parents React To Susan Klebold's Essay

CBS4Denver | CBS 4 Denver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The new edition of Oprah's O magazine, which comes out Tuesday, includes the first public comment from the mother of one of the Columbine killers. ...

Why Two White Kids Are a Senseless Tragedy but an Arab American Is Terrorism

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Brian Ross

When a couple of white kids shoot up a school, it is a tragedy. Bring on a shooting at a military base that involves an Arab-American though, and the media does everything it can to shout "terrorism."

A Disturbing New Book About The Columbine Massacre Asks: Do You Know Who Your Children Are?

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jesse Kornbluth

Don't call Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold "tormented" or "misunderstood." Because they weren't. They gave away lots of clues. And they totally bamboozled their parents.

Growing Up In the Shadow of Columbine

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Erin Bilir grew up in Littleton, Colorado and remembers the day of the shootings and how it changed everything for kids in that town.