A heavily armed gunman killed at least 14 people and wounded 50 more during an early Friday morning screening of the new Batman movie at an Aurora, Colorado, theater, police Chief Dan Oates told reporters.
Jennifer Muzquiz was "goth" in high school. She had, and still has, multicolored hair, a "face full of piercings," and an all-black wardrobe, even though she no longer identifies with the goth subculture. And while her style had always earned her her fair share of strange glances, she says everything changed for the worse after the Columbine school shootings on April 20, 1999.
A college student embarks on a shooting spree, taking 32 lives. A teenager with an assault rifle opens fire on holiday shoppers in a department store in middle America. And, long before that, two youths turn the halls of their high school into a virtual abattoir, leaving some 13 dead before killing themselves.
Flags in Finland were flying at half-staff Thursday and government workers observed three minutes of silence a day after a teenager opened fire at his high school, killing eight people before fatally turning the gun on himself.
The oldest of five students charged in what prosecutors call a failed plot at a Kansas high school can be released under house arrest after his parents post a $50,000 bond, the judge ruled during a hearing Monday afternoon.
Financial planner Pat Ireland would have been happy if the rest of the country had never heard of him or his high school. But on April 20, 1999, Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, became infamous when two heavily armed students opened fire on students and faculty.
A public memorial and candlelight prayer vigil marks Tuesday's five-year anniversary of the Columbine High School shootings. On April 20, 1999, two students, Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris killed 12 of their classmates, a teacher and then themselves.