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Seung-min's room has not changed in seven months. Even the bed is exactly as he made it, just hours before taking his own life. The 13-year-old was bullied at school, and he committed suicide by jumping out of his home's seventh floor window.

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Hospitals respond to Colorado theater shootingupdated: Fri Jul 20 2012 16:43:00

Hospitals near Aurora, Colorado, were flooded with victims after a movie theater shooting Friday morning.

Ohio school shooting suspect to appear in courtupdated: Fri Jun 08 2012 01:46:00

A 17-year-old accused in a high school shooting that left three dead in Ohio is scheduled to appear in court Friday.

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.

Seven dead following university shootingupdated: Mon Apr 02 2012 22:54:00

Seven people died and at least two others were wounded in a shooting at a California college. CNN's Dan Simon reports.

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.

Funeral service planned for Ohio school shooting victimupdated: Sat Mar 03 2012 06:05:00

A funeral service is planned Saturday for 16-year-old Daniel Parmertor, one of three students killed in an Ohio high school shooting.

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.

South Korea's school bullying has deadly consequencesupdated: Wed Jan 18 2012 19:55:00

It took two teenage suicide cases due to school bullying last year in South Korea for people to notice something was very wrong.

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.

Twitter 'terror' charges dropped in eastern Mexico updated: Wed Sep 21 2011 22:38:00

Two people accused of posting false rumors on social media about school attacks in eastern Mexico walked free Wednesday after authorities dropped terrorism charges against them.

School violence plot thwarted in Floridaupdated: Wed Aug 17 2011 19:49:00

A tip to Tampa Police about a plot to bomb a high school leads to the arrest of a teen.

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.

Arrest in Colorado mall bomb attemptupdated: Wed Apr 27 2011 19:05:00

Colorado police arrest a man suspected of attempting to bomb a mall in Boulder during the anniversary of Columbine.

Virginia Tech appeals fines from 2007 shooting rampageupdated: Wed Apr 27 2011 18:04:00

Virginia Tech is appealing the $55,000 it was fined by the federal government for failing to provide a timely warning about a shooter on the loose in 2007, the Virginia attorney general said Wednesday.

How good is a good teacher?updated: Tue Apr 19 2011 13:57:00

How good is a good teacher? The answer is three times better than a bad one. Education Contributor Steve Perry explains.

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.

Arrests made in connection with Brazil school shootingupdated: Sun Apr 10 2011 21:27:00

Two men have been arrested in Brazil for allegedly selling a weapon to the gunman who opened fire at a Rio de Janeiro school last week, killing 12 students before turning the gun on himself.

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.

Town shaken after fatal school shootingupdated: Fri Jan 07 2011 12:56:00

A principal and vice principal of a school in Nebraska were shot by a student. KETV reports.

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.

Man sentenced to death for China school attackupdated: Fri Jun 11 2010 08:33:00

A Chinese court sentenced a man to death Friday for injuring 16 primary school children and a teacher with a knife, state media reported. The attack took place in late April.

China, company seek answers to rash of suicidesupdated: Fri May 28 2010 03:03:00

Liang Chao was a typical farmer's son who migrated to the city seeking a better life. He seemed to have found it in Shenzhen, a booming city in southern China, where he worked at Foxconn, a company better known for producing components for Apple, Dell, Hewlett-Packard and other companies.

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.

China school attacks in 2010updated: Mon May 17 2010 11:03:00

March 23: A man stabs eight students to death and wounds five others at an elementary school in Fujian province. The attacker, a former community doctor, was executed.

Death sentence over China kindergarten attackupdated: Sat May 15 2010 06:48:00

A court in eastern China sentenced a man to death Saturday for attacking 29 kindergarten students and three teachers with a knife, state-run media said.

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