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Are mass killings on the increase? Criminologist says noupdated: Tue Apr 03 2012 18:49:00

Oakland is reeling after a gun rampage at a small religious college left seven people dead. Six months ago, eight people died in a shooting in Seal Beach, California. And just over a year ago, an attack targeting Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in Arizona left six dead and 13 injured.

2007: Virginia Tech shootingupdated: Fri Mar 30 2012 17:27:00

On April 16, 2007, Cho Seung-Hui went on a deadly shooting spree killing 32 people on the campus of Virginia Tech.

Judge overturns fine against Virginia Tech over 2007 shootingupdated: Fri Mar 30 2012 17:27:00

A judge has sided with Virginia Tech and overturned a $55,000 fine, ruling that the school did not violate a law requiring it to notify students in a "timely manner" about threats during a 2007 campus rampage.

Man arrested after Finland school shootingupdated: Fri Mar 30 2012 07:54:00

Finnish authorities arrested a man Friday after he fired six shots through a school classroom door and shot an office worker in the hand in two separate incidents, police said.

Virginia Tech survivor: 'Gratified' by verdict, still more needs to be doneupdated: Thu Mar 15 2012 01:52:00

A man who survived the April 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech says not enough is being done to keep guns out of the hands of people like the shooter even as a jury found the university failed to warn students earlier that a gunman was on campus.

Ohio school shooter charged with murderupdated: Tue Mar 06 2012 13:51:00

T.J. Lane is charged with three counts of aggravated murder and other charges in connection to the school shootings.

Visitation, service set for second Ohio school shooting victim updated: Mon Mar 05 2012 15:54:00

Family and friends of 16-year-old Demetrius C. Hewlin, one of three students killed in an Ohio school shooting, were preparing Monday to say their final goodbyes.

Hundreds mourn slain Ohio studentupdated: Sat Mar 03 2012 19:36:00

Family and friends of 16-year-old Daniel Parmertor, one of three students killed in an Ohio school shooting, said their final goodbyes Saturday as he was laid to rest.

Finding 'new normal' after school shootingupdated: Thu Mar 01 2012 06:15:00

For students, parents and teachers in Chardon, Ohio, the week has been a disorienting one after a high school shooting left three teenagers dead.

Ohio students tweet through shootingupdated: Thu Mar 01 2012 06:15:00

Brian Ries, social media editor for Newsweek/Daily Beast, on how students used Twitter during the Chardon school shooting.

School shooter used .22-caliber handgunupdated: Tue Feb 28 2012 21:46:00

CNN's Ted Rowlands details the weapon used in Monday's shooting at Chardon High School.

2 arrested in N.C. high school shootingupdated: Tue Oct 25 2011 13:59:00

Two students were in custody Tuesday in connection with a shooting outside a North Carolina high school in which another student was injured, police said.

Manifesto suggests massacre suspect troubled, not insane, experts sayupdated: Tue Jul 26 2011 19:29:00

Norwegian massacre suspect Anders Behring Breivik's purported 1,500-page manifesto paints a picture of a deliberative, driven killer -- not a rambling crazy person, criminologists said Tuesday.

Brazilian school shooter described self as lonerupdated: Wed Apr 13 2011 15:59:00

A pair of homemade videos of the gunman who killed 12 students at a Rio de Janeiro school last week reveals an outcast whose rampage may have been triggered by bullying.

Arrest made in college campus shootingupdated: Thu Apr 07 2011 07:03:00

Police arrest a suspect after a college shooting leaves one dead and three others injured.

Suspect arrested in Alabama college shootingupdated: Thu Apr 07 2011 07:03:00

One person was killed and three others, including a woman in her 90s and a 4-year-old child, were injured Wednesday in a shooting on the campus of Southern Union Community College in Opelika, Alabama, police said.

Principal killed in school shootingupdated: Wed Feb 02 2011 20:02:00

Police arrest a custodial employee in connection with shooting and killing a California elementary school principal.

The psychology of a Jared Loughnerupdated: Tue Jan 18 2011 06:10:00

Twenty-two-year-old Jared Lee Loughner is the latest in a long line of young men to capture infamy. Mercifully, his name, though never the deed, will soon be forgotten.

2007: Virginia Tech shootingupdated: Fri Jan 07 2011 15:12:00

In 2007 CNN's Brian Todd reports on details of Cho Seung-hui's deadly barrage at Virginia Tech.

Virginia Tech survivor: Keep guns off campusupdated: Fri Jan 07 2011 15:12:00

After hearing that legislators in Texas and perhaps other states will again try to change the law to force colleges to allow students to bring loaded concealed weapons into classrooms, I would like to share my point of view as someone who has experienced gun violence in a class firsthand.

2007: On scene of Virginia Tech shootingupdated: Fri Dec 10 2010 06:52:00

On April 16, 2007, iReporter Jamal Albarghouti captured audio of the Virginia Tech shooting as it happened.

FCC updating 911 for the texting generationupdated: Tue Nov 23 2010 07:28:00

In a bid to bring the life-saving emergency service 911 into the 21st century, the FCC is looking at letting citizens report crimes through text messages and even stream video from their mobile phones to emergency centers.

Classes cancelled at N.C. university after student fatally shotupdated: Mon Oct 04 2010 08:48:00

Classes were cancelled Monday at Mid-Atlantic Christian University in eastern North Carolina after a student was shot and killed on campus, according to a statement from the school.

High school shooting rattles townupdated: Wed Sep 22 2010 12:45:00

Parents wait anxiously outside a South Carolina school for evacuated students after shots are fired. WPDE reports.

Virginia Tech disputes report criticizing response time in 2007 shootingsupdated: Tue May 18 2010 20:18:00

University officials from Virginia Tech on Tuesday disputed a U.S. Department of Education report that found the school in violation of a federal campus security law the day a student killed 32 people in an April 2007 shooting rampage.

Man charged in Colorado school shootingupdated: Tue Mar 02 2010 18:33:00

A man accused of shooting two students at a Littleton, Colorado, middle school last week was formally charged Tuesday in the incident, according to a spokeswoman for the Jefferson County district attorney's office.

School shooting suspect identifiedupdated: Wed Feb 24 2010 08:53:00

The man suspected of shooting two students at a Littleton, Colorado, middle school was identified as 32-year-old Bruco Strongeagle Eastwood, authorities said Wednesday.

Knoxville school shootingupdated: Wed Feb 10 2010 17:03:00

Two people are shot and one man is in custody after a shooting at an elementary school in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Report shows gap in timeline of Virginia Tech shootingsupdated: Fri Dec 04 2009 21:46:00

On the morning of the 2007 shooting massacre that rocked the country, Virginia Tech officials had begun to lock down administrative buildings and some staffers even warned their families nearly 90 minutes before the rest of campus was notified that a gunman was on the loose, according to a new report released by Virginia's governor Friday.

Teen accused of plot to attack school on Columbine anniversaryupdated: Tue Oct 20 2009 22:37:00

A 15-year-old boy remained in a psychiatric facility Tuesday after Monroe, New York, police arrested him in connection with a plot to attack his former high school on the anniversary of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, police said.

Germany school rampageupdated: Thu Sep 17 2009 09:05:00

Student storms his own school and wounds several children. CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports.

Castillo closing argumentsupdated: Sat Aug 22 2009 00:03:00

Dramatic closing arguments are presented in the trial of alleged murderer Alvaro Castillo.

Man obsessed with Columbine convicted of murderupdated: Sat Aug 22 2009 00:03:00

A man who was obsessed with the Columbine High School massacre was found guilty of murder Friday and sentenced to life without parole for gunning down his father before opening fire at a North Carolina high school three years ago.

Governor to review Virginia Tech shooting reportupdated: Tue Jul 28 2009 16:18:00

Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine agreed Tuesday to review the report examining the deadly 2007 shootings at Virginia Tech and to correct any errors based on what has been learned since its publication.

Governor: Shooter's Virginia Tech mental health files foundupdated: Wed Jul 22 2009 14:30:00

The university mental health files of Seung-Hui Cho, the man who went on a shooting rampage at Virginia Tech in 2007, were recently discovered, Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine said Wednesday.

Your thoughts on Columbineupdated: Tue Apr 21 2009 10:35:00

iReporters express their thoughts on the 10th anniversary of the Columbine high school tragedy, on HLN.

Nothing the same after Columbine, say students, teachersupdated: Tue Apr 21 2009 10:35:00

Jennifer Muzquiz was "goth" in high school. She had, and still has, multicolored hair, a "face full of piercings," and an all-black wardrobe, even though she no longer identifies with the goth subculture. And while her style had always earned her her fair share of strange glances, she says everything changed for the worse after the Columbine school shootings on April 20, 1999.

Thousands mark 10th anniversary of Columbine shootingsupdated: Mon Apr 20 2009 23:07:00

Several thousand people poured into the amphitheater at Robert F. Clement Park Monday for an event memorializing the victims of the Columbine shootings on the 10-year anniversary of that tragic event.

Columbine left its indelible mark on pop cultureupdated: Mon Apr 20 2009 11:31:00

The massacre of students and a teacher within the seemingly safe hallways of Columbine High School reverberated so strongly that its reflection can be found in the creations of multiple artists, writers, musicians, and filmmakers over the past decade.

Remembering Columbineupdated: Mon Apr 20 2009 10:06:00

Littleton, Colorado marks the 10th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting.

Columbine massacre changed school securityupdated: Mon Apr 20 2009 09:30:00

In the wake of the tragic shootings at Columbine High School, some schools across the country turned themselves into near-fortresses.

Two killed in Michigan college shootingupdated: Fri Apr 10 2009 17:54:00

Two people were shot and killed Friday at a community college in Dearborn, Michigan, in what police believe was a murder-suicide, an official said.

Major deadly attacks at schoolsupdated: Wed Mar 11 2009 08:06:00

A shooting rampage by a 17-year-old former student that has left at least 10 dead at a school in Winnenden, Germany is the latest in a series of attacks in education institutions. Here some of the major incidents. Threats Spark Panic Among Students in Finlandupdated: Thu Sep 25 2008 12:00:00

Bomb threats and a flurry of menacing mobile phone messages sparked panic Thursday among students in Finland, as fears grew that copycat attacks would follow the nation's second school massacre in 10 months

Finnish police identify massacre victimsupdated: Wed Sep 24 2008 14:16:00

Police in Finland have identified the 10 victims in Tuesday's college shooting as eight female students, a male student and a male teacher. Gunman Kills 9 at School in Finland, Then Selfupdated: Tue Sep 23 2008 12:00:00

A masked gunman whose violent YouTube postings prompted police to bring him in for questioning opened fire Tuesday at his trade school in western Finland, killing nine people before shooting himself in the head Colleges Using Self-Defense Trainingupdated: Wed Aug 27 2008 09:35:00

Hundreds of colleges across the nation have purchased a training program that teaches professors and students not to take campus threats lying down but to fight back

Commentary: Student's view of campus safetyupdated: Tue Apr 15 2008 10:14:00

College students are faced with many challenges each day. It's tough to balance a job with hours of homework, and to pay attention in class while planning an escape route from a lecture hall seat.

Pushing for guns on campusupdated: Tue Apr 15 2008 09:27:00

There is a growing movement to allow concealed guns on campus to protect against future massacres. CNN's Kelli Arena reports.

Students want chance to defend themselvesupdated: Tue Apr 15 2008 09:27:00

"Would you rather just sit there and cower underneath a desk when someone executes you or would you rather have a chance to defend your life? That's what it really boils down to."

Campuses try to prevent rageupdated: Sat Apr 12 2008 22:17:00

Nearly a year after the Virginia Tech shootings, CNN's Abbie Boudreau examines proposals to prevent future tragedy.

Mom saw warning signs in son who planned shooting spreeupdated: Sat Apr 12 2008 22:17:00

It was just 2½ years ago when Elaine Sonnen found out that her 16-year-old son, Richard, had been planning a Columbine-style attack at his high school.

Mom fears teen son who plotted Columbine-style attackupdated: Thu Apr 10 2008 21:32:00

On a 45-acre farm in a tiny town surrounded by snow-capped mountains, Elaine Sonnen lives in fear of her own son.

Site of fatal NIU shootings to be demolishedupdated: Wed Feb 27 2008 13:41:00

The building where a gunman killed five people at Northern Illinois University two weeks ago will be demolished, state officials said Wednesday.

Utah students hide guns, head to classupdated: Thu Feb 21 2008 16:25:00

The senior at the University of Utah gets dressed and then decides which gun is easiest to conceal under his clothes.

Company: Gunman, Virginia Tech shooter used same Web dealerupdated: Fri Feb 15 2008 22:33:00

A firearms dealer in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Friday confirmed a bizarre link between the graduate student accused of killing five people at Northern Illinois University and the gunman in last year's deadly shootings at Virginia Tech.

Deadly college shootingupdated: Fri Feb 08 2008 14:14:00

Police say a woman shot and killed two people at a Louisiana techinical college in Baton Rouge before killing herself.

LSU shooting 'tragic incident'updated: Sat Dec 15 2007 11:31:00

LSU Chancellor Sean O'Keefe talks about the shooting deaths of two graduate students.

CNN Heroes: Everyday Superheroupdated: Mon Nov 26 2007 13:36:00

Everyday Superheroes: Spontaneous acts of courage in the face of danger by members of the public.

Police: New school attack thwartedupdated: Tue Nov 20 2007 05:25:00

Police say they have shut down a high school in northern Germany after receiving a tip that a gunman planned a rampage there.

Attack on German high school prevented, police sayupdated: Sun Nov 18 2007 18:00:00

German police announced Sunday they stopped two teenagers from carrying out a rampage at their Cologne high school and that one of the students committed suicide after being confronted.

Finland in mourning after fatal school shootingupdated: Thu Nov 08 2007 11:25:00

Flags in Finland were flying at half-staff Thursday and government workers observed three minutes of silence a day after a teenager opened fire at his high school, killing eight people before fatally turning the gun on himself. 7 Dead in Finland School Shootingupdated: Wed Nov 07 2007 10:05:00

At least seven people were killed Wednesday after an 18-year-old man opened fire at a high school in southern Finland

Report: Warning signs missedupdated: Thu Aug 30 2007 06:53:00

Report: Warning signs missed

Warnings could have saved lives at Virginia Tech, report saysupdated: Thu Aug 30 2007 06:53:00

Better information by officials might have saved lives in the Virginia Tech massacre, an investigation into the deadliest school shooting in U.S. history found. When Shyness Turns Deadlyupdated: Fri Aug 17 2007 19:15:00

A new study of school shootings isolates the traits of "cynical shyness" that can lead to violence

Virginia Tech rampage updateupdated: Fri Aug 10 2007 03:46:00

Virginia Tech rampage update

Media's business challenge: Is instant information good?updated: Wed May 16 2007 22:16:00

This past April's shooting spree at a U.S. campus showed a psychopath's twisted path toward revenge, the intent of which -- despite a plethora of information -- still appears apparent only to himself.

Heroes of the Virginia Tech massacreupdated: Mon Apr 23 2007 12:14:00

When student gunman Seung-Hui Cho went on a rampage at Virginia Tech, killing 32 people before turning a gun on himself, students and teachers had to make split-second decisions.

Cho's high school classmates recall 'kid who never spoke'updated: Fri Apr 20 2007 08:18:00

Cho Seung-Hui's classmates at Westfield High School in Chantilly, Virginia, had a few nicknames for him.

Across U.S., copycat threats keeping schools on edgeupdated: Thu Apr 19 2007 17:54:00

Law enforcement agencies across the nation have received as many as 40 copycat threats to schools since Monday's Virginia Tech massacre, according to the FBI.

Virginia Tech victim's loved ones fight to tell his storyupdated: Thu Apr 19 2007 10:47:00

Schoolmates and relatives painted a portrait of Virginia Tech victim Jeremy Herbstritt as a friendly, talkative and passionate man, in stark contrast to his killer Cho Seung-Hui, the deeply troubled and quiet loner.

Columbine survivor: Expect an emotional roller coasterupdated: Thu Apr 19 2007 10:08:00

As Kacey Ruegsegger Johnson got ready for bed Monday night, she planned an escape route from her Tuesday morning theology class at Denver Seminary. The 25-year-old Columbine survivor wanted to be ready.

Shooter: 'You have blood on your hands'updated: Wed Apr 18 2007 19:01:00

Cho Seung-Hui sent a multi-media package to NBC News that stated "you had a hundred billion chances and ways to avoid today" and now "you have blood on your hands."

South Korea shocked by U.S. shooting linkupdated: Tue Apr 17 2007 23:25:00

South Koreans expressed shock Wednesday, as new details revealed that the Virginia Tech shooter was Cho Seung-Hui, who was born -- and lived for eight years -- in Seoul.

Dobbs: Death and violence are not rites of passageupdated: Tue Apr 17 2007 16:46:00

Our country is in shock at the slaughter of 32 Virginia Tech students and teachers. Our national consciousness will be dominated for days by the senseless deaths and the wounding of dozens more on Virginia Tech's campus.

Source: Gunman angry at 'rich kids'updated: Tue Apr 17 2007 12:04:00

The gunman in Monday's massacre at Virginia Tech was Cho Seung-Hui, a 23-year-old senior English major from Centreville, Virginia, Virginia Tech Police Chief Wendell Flinchum said Tuesday.

Virginia Tech shootings timelineupdated: Tue Apr 17 2007 11:39:00

At least 33 people, including a gunman, were killed Monday during shootings in a dorm and a classroom building at Virginia Tech, university officials said. Here is a timeline of the events of the morning, according to university officials and eyewitness accounts.

Your e-mails: 'I just cannot believe it'updated: Tue Apr 17 2007 11:06:00

At least 31 people were killed Monday in two shootings at Virginia Tech, according to a state official, making it the deadliest school shooting in U.S. history.

University alerted students via e-mailupdated: Mon Apr 16 2007 20:07:00

At least 33 people, including a gunman, were killed Monday during shootings in a dorm and a classroom building at Virginia Tech, university officials said.

Donors pitch in to help grieving Amish communityupdated: Fri Oct 06 2006 20:35:00

More than $550,000 has poured in from around the world to help an Amish community recover from a schoolhouse shooting Monday in which five girls were killed and five others seriously injured, according to an agency managing the donations.

School shooting suspect charged with killing fatherupdated: Wed Aug 30 2006 14:33:00

A 19-year-old who was taken into custody following a school shooting Wednesday afternoon was charged with killing his father earlier in the day, according to the Orange County, North Carolina, sheriff's office.

Kansas students charged in alleged plotupdated: Mon Apr 24 2006 18:44:00

The oldest of five students charged in what prosecutors call a failed plot at a Kansas high school can be released under house arrest after his parents post a $50,000 bond, the judge ruled during a hearing Monday afternoon.

Juvenile arrested in Minnesota shootingsupdated: Mon Mar 28 2005 16:51:00

A juvenile has been arrested in connection with last week's school shootings in Red Lake, Minnesota, authorities said Monday.

Columbine principal: Students gave me strengthupdated: Tue Apr 20 2004 09:11:00

A public memorial and candlelight prayer vigil marks Tuesday's five-year anniversary of the Columbine High School shootings. On April 20, 1999, two students, Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris killed 12 of their classmates, a teacher and then themselves.

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