A jury decided in favor of two families of victims in the Virginia Tech shooting who accused the school of negligence.
Virginia Tech plans to consider all its options after it reviews a jury verdict that found it was negligent in a 2007 shooting rampage that left 33 people dead, including the gunman, a university spokesman said.
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.
For students, parents and teachers in Chardon, Ohio, the week has been a disorienting one after a high school shooting left three teenagers dead.
Brian Ries, social media editor for Newsweek/Daily Beast, on how students used Twitter during the Chardon school shooting.
A Virginia Tech parent--who had twins on campus during today's shooting--also had a child on campus in 2007.
A video camera mounted inside the police car of a Virginia Tech police officer slain Thursday showed a man with a weapon who appears to be same person as a man who was later found shot dead about a quarter of a mile away, a Virginia state police official said Thursday night.
Virginia Tech police and officials detail the events that led to the shooting deaths of two people.
A 22-year-old Virginia man stole a Mercedes SUV at gunpoint the day before he shot dead a Virginia Tech police officer and then took his own life, police said Friday.
Virginia Tech lifted the alert Thursday afternoon it had ordered earlier in the day when it was believed that a man with a gun was on campus.
Virginia Tech goes in lockdown after reports of a person with a gun on campus
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.
Virginia Tech will be fined $55,000 for waiting too long to provide timely warnings about a shooter on the loose during a 2007 rampage in which 32 people died, the U.S. Department of Education said Tuesday.
Gun-friendly Arizona and Texas are among about a dozen states considering versions of bills to allow university professors and students to bring loaded guns into their classrooms to defend themselves against "gunmen."
The rampage shooting in Arizona is another anguishing reminder that mental health is the weakest link in our ailing health care system.
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.
In 2007 CNN's Brian Todd reports on details of Cho Seung-hui's deadly barrage at Virginia Tech.
On April 16, 2007, iReporter Jamal Albarghouti captured audio of the Virginia Tech shooting as it happened.
Virginia Tech violated federal campus security law when it waited too long to inform students about a shooter on the loose during a 2007 rampage that killed 32 people, the U.S. Department of Education says in a new report.
Forensic evidence links the cases of a Virginia Tech student believed slain in October and the kidnapping and sexual assault of another woman four years earlier, state police announced Thursday.
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.
A man pleaded guilty Monday to killing a Virginia Tech graduate student at a restaurant in January, attacking her with a knife and decapitating her, according to officials.
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.
Once-missing Virginia Tech mental health records regarding a student who killed 32 people and himself in a campus rampage were released Wednesday.
Truckers who text while driving are 23 times more likely to crash or get into a near-wreck than an undistracted driver, while car drivers face the greatest danger when dialing their cell phones, a transportation study found.
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.
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.
Kristina Heeger was wounded in her French class nearly two years ago when a gunman killed 30 of her classmates and instructors at Virginia Tech's Norris Hall.
A six-hour lockdown prompted by a fatal shooting near a Virginia campus was lifted as police continued a search for the gunman.
A female graduate student at Virginia Tech was killed Wednesday night when a man she knew attacked her with a knife and decapitated her, a school spokesman said.
A Virginia judge on Tuesday approved an $11 million settlement from the state to the families of victims killed or injured in last year's Virginia Tech shootings.
The owner of an online firearms store that sold one of the guns used by Seung-Hui Cho in the massacre at Virginia Tech spoke there Thursday in support of carrying concealed weapons on campus.
The owner of a company that sold firearm merchandise to both the Virginia Tech University and Northern Illinois University shooters said he will sell his guns at cost for the next two weeks in hopes that "law-abiding" citizens will buy them to prevent similar tragedies.
The online weapons dealer who sold one of the guns used in the Virginia Tech shootings is planning to visit the campus Thursday, a decision the school's spokesman called "terribly offensive"
One year after the worst school shooting in United States history, Virginia Tech students have discovered that while grief remains, rememberance and community can help bring comfort.
It already seems like history; it is amazing to think it has only been a year.
A year after the massacre, there has been much talk but little real action to prevent such a tragedy from recurring
William Kim still calls the cell phone of his son, a 21-year-old senior at Virginia Tech, just to hear his voice. He feels cheated out of a chance to save his only boy.
A year after the Virginia Tech massacre, a troubled student threatens to kill himself. CNN's Abbie Boudreau investigates.
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.
Virginia officials are working to compensate victims' families for last year's Virginia Tech shooting spree, which left almost 50 students and staff members dead or wounded, Gov. Tim Kaine told a radio station Tuesday.
Virginia Tech shooting survivor Elita Habtu and Washington resident Shelly Parker share their views on gun control.
Shelly Parker wants to know why she cannot keep a handgun in her house. As a single woman she has been threatened by neighborhood drug dealers in a city where violent crime rates are on the rise.
States appear to be taking more action to keep guns out of the hands of people with mental health problems in the wake of the Virginia Tech shootings, new figures show.
Everyday Superheroes: Spontaneous acts of courage in the face of danger by members of the public.
If every accident report filed with insurance agencies were true, America's roads would be a wild freak show of deer large enough to span four lanes and rockslides that toss boulders and trees into the path of traffic about every five minutes.
Investigators probing Friday's shootings of two students at Delaware State University believe the suspect they're looking for is a male student who is no longer on campus, the school's police chief said Saturday.
Two are wounded at Delaware State University. The shooter hasn't been caught, but he isn't thought to be dangerous.
A shooting at Delaware State University shut down the campus. CNN's Kathleen Koch reports.
Police said they were interviewing a student who is a "person of interest" in Friday's shooting of two other students at Delaware State University.
The defensive players eligible for the 2008 NFL draft are significantly better than those from the other side of the ball. And a good number of these prospects reside on the roster of the USC Trojans. Here's a look at the top defensive players who will be eligible for the draft next April.
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.
Report: Warning signs missed
Virginia Tech lessons learned
An internal review of the actions Virginia Tech took in the hours after student Seung-Hui Cho's April shooting spree makes suggestions to boost security but assigns no blame for the deadliest school shooting in U.S. history.
Virginia Tech rampage update
As students return to the campus, a debate continues over how schools should handle students in distress
John Mayer and the Dave Matthews Band are set to play a special concert at Virginia Tech on Sept. 6 to help the university and its students begin the new school year on a positive note following April's tragedy there.
Cowed by confusing privacy laws, authorities sometimes fail to raise red flags about potentially dangerous students, and peers keep quiet out of a false sense of duty, a federal report on the Virginia Tech shootings concluded Wednesday.
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.
In the wake of the massacre at Virginia Tech, security companies are pushing a slew of new products to educational institutions that want new ways to protect their students.
A bell tolled every 22 seconds, silence lasted for 10 minutes and then a thousand balloons filled the sky Monday over the Virginia Tech campus as the university remembered the 32 victims of last Monday's shooting rampage.
I am a Hokie. Virginia Tech is my school, my home and my life. The morning of the tragic events this week, I was woken up by a phone call telling me there was a shooting in a dorm.
Bells tolled Friday at Virginia Tech to honor victims of the deadliest shooting on a U.S. college campus, and mourners, many wearing orange and maroon, bowed their heads, embraced and held hands in a moment of silence.
Zero tolerance, huh? Gun-free zones, huh? Try this on for size: Columbine gun-free zone, New York City pizza shop gun-free zone, Luby's Cafeteria gun-free zone, Amish school in Pennsylvania gun-free zone and now Virginia Tech gun-free zone.
Kacey Ruegsegger Johnson wants the Virginia Tech shooting survivors to know that their pain and anger and fear are normal. And she wants them to know it will get better.
Cho Seung-Hui's behavior raised red flags long before he slaughtered at least 30 people on the Virginia Tech campus and killed himself, and many people now wonder what, if anything, could have been done to head off the atrocity.
Angry students, faculty and loved ones urged the media to focus on the 32 victims of Monday's shootings on the Virginia Tech campus, not the twisted words and images of the man who gunned them down.
Most days, it is not at all hard to feel proud to be an American. But on days such as this, it is very difficult.
Had they lived, they might have gone on to change the world as teachers, military officers or engineers -- but the killer who cut so many lives short at Virginia Tech snatched all that away.
For one Virginia Tech sophomore, the terrible news didn't come through a conversation with a friend or from the authorities, or even over the phone.
"Today, we are all Hokies."
Police officers carrying rifles and wearing flak jackets responded to what turned out to be an unfounded threat Wednesday near the engineering building in which 31 people died Monday in the nation's deadliest shooting spree.
Newspapers from America to India, South Korea and the UK have expressed shock at the killing of 32 students and faculty at Virginia Tech University.
Twelve victims of Monday's shooting at Virginia Tech remained hospitalized Wednesday night.
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.
Reema Samaha was a beautiful, creative dancer. Ryan "Stack" Clark went out of his way to make new band members feel welcome. Daniel Perez Cueva spoke four languages and hoped to change the world.
As police officers and reporters swarmed the Virginia Tech campus, many students turned to the Internet to share information and stories, ask questions, and comfort each other.
When the hunt for a jail escapee shut down the Virginia Tech campus last August, then-interim police Chief Wendell Flinchum won praise for his calm demeanor and decision-making.
Virginia Tech's football program has canceled its final four days of spring practice, including Saturday's scheduled spring game at Lane Stadium, in the wake of a campus shooting-spree Monday in which 33 people were killed, Hokies coach Frank Beamer said Tuesday.
Virginia Tech President Charles Steger solemnly addressed the world Monday as a tragedy unfolded around him.
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.
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.
The president of Virginia Tech on Tuesday defended authorities' initial response to shootings at two university buildings that left 33 people dead, including the gunman.
The victims came to Virginia Tech from different backgrounds and different continents.
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.
When you follow the world of college sports for a living, it's easy to get sucked into its vacuum.
A gunman shot and killed himself after opening fire in a dorm and classroom at Virginia Tech on Monday, killing at least 32 others in the deadliest shooting spree in U.S. history.
Officials at Virginia Tech said Monday that they thought the situation was under control during the hours between two shootings that claimed 33 lives.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Southern Illinois is in the Sweet 16. This should be a really big deal, right? Time for the talking heads to fall all over themselves in shock that some school from Carbondale, Ill., is still alive in the Big Dance while the likes of Duke, Arizona and Wisconsin have gone home. Time for fans around the country to break out the inevitable "What's a Saluki?" line.
A new study lends scientific credence to what many already suspect: Drivers dabbing on makeup, chatting on cell phones or eating breakfast are three times as likely to be involved in a crash as more attentive motorists.
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