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Chicago man charged with falsely reporting gunman at college

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Associated Press

November 10, 2019

A Chicago man has been arrested on felony charges of disorderly conduct after he allegedly made a false report about a gunman on a local college campus. Fifty-one-year-old Michael Gallo was arrested on Friday after Chamberlain University on the city's North Side determined that the report was unfounded....

1 dead, 8 hurt in Colorado school shooting, 2 in custody

Officials guide students off a bus and into a recreation center where they were reunited with their parents after a shooting at a suburban Denver middle school Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Highlands Ranch, Colo.

Kathleen Foody and P. Solomon Banda, Associated Press

May 7, 2019

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — Two students opened fire Tuesday inside a charter school in an affluent suburb of Denver not far from Columbine High School, killing a teenager, wounding eight and spreading terror before they were taken into custody, authorities said. Douglas County Sheriff Tony Sp...

Young woman ‘infatuated’ with Columbine is found dead

This combination of undated photos released by the Jefferson County, Colo., Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 shows Sol Pais. On Tuesday authorities said they are looking pais, suspected of making threats on Columbine High School, just days before the 20th anniversary of a mass shooting that killed 13 people.

Kathleen Foody and Colleen Slevin, Associated Press

April 17, 2019

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A young Florida woman who authorities say was so "infatuated" with the Columbine school shooting they feared she was planning an attack in Colorado just days ahead of the 20th anniversary was found dead Wednesday in an apparent suicide after a nearly 24-hour manhunt. Jefferson...

Our obsession with killers continues to distort our ability to separate the murders from the mugshot

Our obsession with killers continues to distort our ability to separate the murders from the mugshot

Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinions Editor

May 21, 2018

Early Friday morning, students at Santa Fe High School evacuated the building after the fire alarm was pulled. The moments that followed were filled first with loud bangs of bullets, then shock, terror and a saddening, complex familiarity. The gunman, student Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, opened fired...

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