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Would-Be Teen Bomber: 'Grim Reaper Is Here'

Grant Acord's journal released; mom says mental illness at play

(Newser) - Grant Acord detailed his alleged plot to blow up his Oregon high school in handwritten journals, and the plans were revealed in an affidavit released yesterday. In one, the 17-year-old envisions arriving at the school with loud music blasting from his car. As he threw a napalm firebomb and then... More »

Classmates: Oregon Teen Talked About Bomb-Making

Acord to be charged as adult over Columbine-style plot

(Newser) - Classmates of an Oregon teenager accused of planning to blow up his high school say the 17-year-old discussed bomb-making in the weeks before his arrest, but did not speak of a plot to inflict damage. One classmate says Grant Acord discussed bomb-making materials with him in class a couple of... More »

Oregon Kid Plotted Columbine-Style Hit: Cops

Grant Acord to be charged as adult after police find 6 bombs

(Newser) - Oregon police are charging a 17-year-old boy as an adult after they say they recovered at least six bombs that he allegedly planned to use in a Columbine-esque attack on his high school. Grant Alan Acord was arrested Thursday night, reports the Oregonian , and charged with two counts each of... More »

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