April 20, 2001 |
The parents of two teenagers who carried out the Columbine High School massacre and two men who furnished them weapons have agreed to pay $2.65 million to victims in a partial settlement, lawyers said Thursday, the eve of the second anniversary of the shooting. The parents of Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold have agreed to pay nearly $1.6 million to the victims, to be covered by their insurance carriers.
April 22, 1999 |
From the family of Eric Harris "We want to express our heartfelt sympathy to the families of all the victims and to all the community for this senseless tragedy. Please say prayers [for] everyone touched by these terrible events. The Harris family is devastated by the deaths of the Columbine High students and is mourning the death of their youngest son, Eric." From the family of Dylan Klebold "We cannot begin to convey our overwhelming sense of sorrow for everyone affected by this tragedy.
April 24, 2014 |
NEW YORK - As parents of young girls and as two of Hollywood's most prolific producers, Kathy Kennedy and Frank Marshall believed that "Columbine," journalist Dave Cullen's exhaustive investigation of the 1999 school massacre, contained compelling and often untold stories that needed to be shared with a larger audience. So when the book was published five years ago, the producers of "Lincoln" and "The Bourne Identity" purchased its rights, hoping to turn "Columbine" into a feature directed by "The Social Network's" David Fincher.
May 28, 2013 |
It was the "worst-case scenario," according to notes recovered by police in western Oregon. In that plan, according to newly revealed court documents, Grant Acord wrote that he was going to go to his first-period class at West Albany High School, duck out to the parking lot, throw a firebomb and then "cooly state" a line from the movie "Bad Boys II" right before the carnage began: "The Russian Grim Reaper is here. " But Acord, 17, was arrested before carrying out any such plan at the 1,400-student school.
March 13, 2000 |
Colorado detectives have confirmed that the two teenagers who carried out the bloody massacre at Columbine High School in Littleton last year worked alone, a newspaper said. The Denver Post said detectives had checked out at least 4,500 leads, conducted more than 5,000 interviews and examined more than 10,000 pieces of evidence as they probed the April attack that left 15 dead, including the two gunmen, Eric Harris, 18, and Dylan Klebold, 17.
December 17, 2012 |
When it comes to events like the recent school shooting in Newtown, Conn., there are knowns, unknowns and, already, mis-knowns. A photograph of Ryan Lanza circulated asserting he was the shooter, when in fact it was his brother, Adam Lanza. Their mother, Nancy Lanza, whom Adam killed, was reported to have been a teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary, where the other shootings took place -- but she was not. The story of what happened Friday when 20 children and seven adults were killed has been written and rewritten, and it probably will be rewritten again.