Echoes Of Columbine
Averting Disaster
Ft. Collins, Colo
Feb. 8

Three teenagers are charged with plotting a "Columbine-style attack." Police said the students, aged 14, 14, and 15, were plotting the attack around the time of the second anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre

Hoyt, Kansas
Feb. 5
Three students in Hoyt, Kan., ages 16, 17 and 18, are charged with planning an attack on their high school modeled after the Columbine slayings. Police found three black trenchcoats.

Cupertino, Calif.
Jan. 30
Police arrested a 19-year-old student at De Anza College on suspicion of planning a Columbine-style attack. Authorities confiscated 20 Molotov cocktails, 30 pipe bombs, guns and ammunition.

Middlesex, N.J.
Feb. 15
An eighth-grade girl is suspended after school officials learned she had allegedly created a "hit list" of classmates. Officials say she had no guns or plans to actually kill anybody.

Royal Palm Beach, Fla
March 2000
A 17-year-old boy is charged with trying to recruit others for a Columbine-style attack. His reportedly talks about the Columbine killings in his diaries.