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Recently, The Daily Dot published an article entitled ‘People are shook to discover Columbine stans are a thing.’ For us olds, a stan is a superfan of something. The term came from the Eminem song Stan which is about an obsessive stalker-like fan. But getting back to the Daily Dot article, apparently, #Columbine was trending …

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This past Friday in Colorado an almost unheard of rarity occurred. 16-year-old Alec McKinney pleaded guilty to first-degree murder for last year’s school shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch. McKinney, along with cohort Devon Erickson, started shooting up the school and before it was all over 18-year-old Kendrick Castillo was dead and several other students …

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I guess I have some apologies to make and some crow to eat, but first a little backstory. During last May’s school shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch, there was an armed security guard who fired at police thinking they were one of the suspects. The bullets missed the officers but went through a classroom …

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I’ve posted about José Ángel Ramos Saucedo before. He’s the grandfather of José Ángel Ramos who shot and killed a teacher, Maria Medina, and himself at the Colegio Cervantes in Torreón, Coahuila, Mexico.  If you’ll recall, Ramos Saucedo is said to be involved with organized crime in Mexico. Not only did he own the banned …

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In 2011, 19-year-old Carina Saunders was brutally murdered and her dismembered body was found in a duffel bag behind a store in Bethany, Oklahoma. People of interest have been arrested for her murder and were later released. It’s believed that Carina was murdered to send a message to other women who were being prostituted. There …

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Last week, 19-year-old Hunter Nicholson of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, was sentenced to 30 days in jail and three years of supervised release after pleading guilty to lying to a federal firearms dealer. You see, Nicholson bought an AM-15 assault rifle with the money his 16-year-old friend gave him. Nicholson then gave the assault rifle, or semi-automatic …

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This article from ABC 13 in Houston is just a recap of the accidental shooting at Bellaire High School that left 19-year–old Cesar Cortes dead. There’s not a lot that I haven’t already discussed but buried deep down in the article there was this… Bellaire Police Lt. Greg Bartlett said the suspect brought the gun …

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After the shooting at Butler High School in Matthews, North Carolina, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System implemented a million-dollar security system. It was designed to allow a school staff member to press a panic alarm with the ID badge if something catastrophic were to happen. Great in theory but the system doesn’t work. North Carolina has …

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If you’ll recall, last week, 19-year-old Cesar Cortes was accidentally shot and killed at Bellaire High School near Houston, Texas. The 16-year-old friend of Cortes took the gun out of his waistband during JROTC practice and pulled the trigger thinking the 32. caliber handgun was not loaded. The juvenile suspect fled the school and ditched …

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