- The Washington Times - Wednesday, January 31, 2001

Columbine-style threat shuts down campus

CUPERTINO, Calif. Police arrested a 19-year-old man who they said had dozens of pipe bombs, Molotov cocktails and other weapons and planned to carry out a "Columbine-style attack" on a community college.
Al DeGuzman was arrested late Monday by San Jose police.
Police said Mr. DeGuzman lived in San Jose and had attended De Anza College. Police closed the school yesterday morning, believing Mr. DeGuzman planned to blow it up.
The man had 30 pipe bombs, 20 Molotov cocktails, several weapons and a stock of ammunition, said sheriff's spokesman Capt. Cary Colla.

Tennessee execution put on hold by court

NASHVILLE, Tenn. The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday refused to let Tennessee proceed with the execution of a convicted cop killer whose attorneys claim was victimized by an unfair trial.
The decision came hours before Philip Workman was to have died by injection in what would have been only the second execution in Tennessee in more than 40 years.
The high court denied a request from the state to dissolve a stay of execution issued last Friday by the Cincinnati-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. That appeals court deadlocked 7-7 last September on Workman's request for a full hearing on what his attorneys claim is new evidence in the case.

Kennedys to attend screening with Bush

PROVIDENCE, R.I. Call it detente by film: President Bush has invited members of the Kennedy family to the White House to watch "Thirteen Days," the movie about John F. Kennedy and the Cuban missile crisis.
Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend and Massachusetts Sen. Edward M. Kennedy and his son, Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy of Rhode Island, have accepted the invitation for dinner and a movie tomorrow. Also invited were Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg and her husband.

Academy cadet admits charges in drug case

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. A cadet whose drug use, prosecutors said, gave the Air Force Academy a "black eye," was sentenced yesterday to 3 and 1/2 years in a military prison and dismissed from the academy.

Cadet First Class Stephen Pouncey, 22 and only months from graduating from the academy, showed no emotion when the sentence was announced.

Pouncey's court-martial was set to begin yesterday, but he pleaded guilty to charges of using cocaine, LSD, ecstasy and methamphetamine and distributing ecstasy and LSD. He could have received 55 years in prison.

Pouncey looked grim when he apologized to the Air Force from the witness stand. The Air Force is investigating 13 other cadets.

"Drugs completely ruined my life," he said after he pleaded guilty while wearing his "dress blues" uniform.

Judge releases autopsy of Columbine student

DENVER A judge yesterday ordered the release of the death report on a slain Columbine High School student whose death his parents blame on police.
Jefferson County District Judge Brooke Jackson refused to release autopsy reports for the remaining victims and gunman Dylan Klebold, saying he wanted to spare survivors and victims' relatives needless emotional pain.
The ruling involved Daniel Rohrbough, 15, who died outside Columbine High School when Klebold and Harris stormed the building on April 20, 1999.
Brian Rohrbough, Daniel's father, has said his son was killed by police during a shootout with the student gunmen and that the autopsy backs that up. Police said Daniel was killed by Klebold.

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