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Minnesota plot: To foil another Columbine, be nosy neighbors, parents
Minnesota plot: To foil another Columbine, be nosy neighbors, parents

Just how long will the ghost of Columbine haunt this country? This week, thanks in part to a tip from an observant citizen, police in Waseca, Minn., apparently foiled yet another teenager bent on a Columbine-style massacre. The details of the 17-year-old’s alleged plot are all over the Internet (I won’t give his name; the L.A. Times does not name juveniles in criminal proceedings unless they are charged as adults.) But to say that the story makes for chilling reading is an understatement. Suffice to say that police reportedly found the boy had homemade bombs, an assault rifle, other firearms and lots of ammunition. Some were kept in a rented storage unit and some,...

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