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Jury: VA Tech negligent in '07 shootingsupdated: Thu Mar 15 2012 02:12:00

A jury decided in favor of two families of victims in the Virginia Tech shooting who accused the school of negligence.

Virginia Tech to review negligence verdict in 2007 shooting rampage updated: Thu Mar 15 2012 02:12:00

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.

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.

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.

'I couldn't believe there was a shooter'updated: Mon Dec 12 2011 15:18:00

A Virginia Tech parent--who had twins on campus during today's shooting--also had a child on campus in 2007.

Video from slain Virginia Tech officer's car shows man with gunupdated: Mon Dec 12 2011 15:18:00

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.

VA Tech officials detail deadly shootingupdated: Fri Dec 09 2011 21:51:00

Virginia Tech police and officials detail the events that led to the shooting deaths of two people.

Armed suspect stole car before killing Virginia Tech officerupdated: Fri Dec 09 2011 21:51:00

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 lifts alert after search for reported man with a gunupdated: Thu Aug 04 2011 15:37:00

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.

Man with gun reported at Virginia Techupdated: Thu Aug 04 2011 15:37:00

Virginia Tech goes in lockdown after reports of a person with a gun on campus

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.

Virginia Tech fined $55,000 in 2007 shooting rampageupdated: Wed Mar 30 2011 03:54:00

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.

Guns on campus? Expect tragedyupdated: Tue Mar 08 2011 14:17:00

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."

Could the system have prevented rampage?updated: Tue Jan 11 2011 05:51:00

The rampage shooting in Arizona is another anguishing reminder that mental health is the weakest link in our ailing health care system.

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: 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.

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.

Report: Virginia Tech too slow to spread word about shooterupdated: Fri Dec 10 2010 06:52:00

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.

Police link Virginia student slaying, 2005 sex assaultupdated: Tue Jul 06 2010 16:11:00

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.

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 pleads guilty to killing Virginia Tech studentupdated: Mon Dec 21 2009 19:03:00

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.

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.

Mental health files of Virginia Tech gunman releasedupdated: Wed Aug 19 2009 16:43:00

Once-missing Virginia Tech mental health records regarding a student who killed 32 people and himself in a campus rampage were released Wednesday.

Study: Texting while driving more dangerous for truckersupdated: Tue Jul 28 2009 18:45:00

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.

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.

Virginia Tech reopens site of mass shootingupdated: Fri Apr 10 2009 20:35:00

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.

University lockdown lifted; gunman still soughtupdated: Fri Apr 03 2009 07:30:00

A six-hour lockdown prompted by a fatal shooting near a Virginia campus was lifted as police continued a search for the gunman.

Killer decapitates Va. Tech student, police sayupdated: Thu Jan 22 2009 15:59:00

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.

Virginia Tech families win $11 million settlement from stateupdated: Tue Jun 17 2008 21:15:00

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.

Seller of gun used in massacre speaks at Va. Techupdated: Mon Apr 28 2008 12:33:00

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.

Gun seller offering discounts to 'save lives'updated: Thu Apr 24 2008 21:39:00

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.

Time.com: Cho's Gun Seller to Visit Virginia Techupdated: Thu Apr 24 2008 20:20:00

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"

Life at Virginia Tech a year laterupdated: Wed Apr 16 2008 10:02:00

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.

Commentary: Remember victims at Va. Techupdated: Wed Apr 16 2008 08:18:00

It already seems like history; it is amazing to think it has only been a year.

Time.com: Ignoring Virginia Techupdated: Tue Apr 15 2008 18:00:00

A year after the massacre, there has been much talk but little real action to prevent such a tragedy from recurring

Dad: Virginia Tech treated suicidal son like 'joke'updated: Tue Apr 15 2008 15:53:00

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.

Va Tech teen becomes recluseupdated: Tue Apr 15 2008 15:53:00

A year after the Virginia Tech massacre, a troubled student threatens to kill himself. CNN's Abbie Boudreau investigates.

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.

Governor sees 'productive' talks on Virginia Tech settlementupdated: Tue Mar 25 2008 15:00:00

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.

Debating gun controlupdated: Wed Mar 19 2008 11:06:00

Virginia Tech shooting survivor Elita Habtu and Washington resident Shelly Parker share their views on gun control.

Court decision on gun control is personal for 2 women updated: Tue Mar 18 2008 11:22:00

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.

Mental health record submissions for gun checks on the riseupdated: Thu Nov 29 2007 18:32:00

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.

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.

What drivers really do behind the wheelupdated: Tue Nov 20 2007 12:48:00

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.

Officials: Delaware university shooting not gang-relatedupdated: Sat Sep 22 2007 21:02:00

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.

Delaware campus shootingupdated: Sat Sep 22 2007 21:02:00

Two are wounded at Delaware State University. The shooter hasn't been caught, but he isn't thought to be dangerous.

Manhunt for campus gunmanupdated: Fri Sep 21 2007 17:33:00

A shooting at Delaware State University shut down the campus. CNN's Kathleen Koch reports.

Police questioning student in Delaware college shootingupdated: Fri Sep 21 2007 17:33:00

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.

SI.com: Tony Pauline: Trojans lead line-heavy class of defenders toward '08 draftupdated: Fri Aug 31 2007 03:52:00

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.

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.

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

Report: Warning signs missed

Virginia Tech lessons learnedupdated: Wed Aug 22 2007 06:04:00

Virginia Tech lessons learned

Virginia Tech probe finds no fault in massacre responseupdated: Wed Aug 22 2007 06:04:00

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 updateupdated: Fri Aug 10 2007 03:46:00

Virginia Tech rampage update

Time.com: The Lessons of Virginia Techupdated: Tue Aug 07 2007 12:00:00

As students return to the campus, a debate continues over how schools should handle students in distress

People.com: John Mayer, Dave Matthews to Play Virginia Techupdated: Thu Aug 02 2007 08:13:00

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.

Virginia Tech report: Share mental health dataupdated: Wed Jun 13 2007 17:00:00

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.

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.

CNNMoney: After Virginia Tech, security firms ramp upupdated: Wed Apr 25 2007 10:00:00

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.

Balloons, bells honor the Virginia Tech victimsupdated: Mon Apr 23 2007 09:01:00

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.

Student: Nothing will shatter Hokie spiritupdated: Fri Apr 20 2007 14:15:00

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.

Virginia Tech, the nation fall silent to honor victimsupdated: Fri Apr 20 2007 01:23:00

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.

Nugent: Gun-free zones are recipe for disasterupdated: Thu Apr 19 2007 17:18:00

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.

Strong emotions normal after trauma, expert saysupdated: Thu Apr 19 2007 10:12:00

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.

When is it OK to put a student away?updated: Thu Apr 19 2007 06:37:00

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.

Killer's images 'a second assault on us'updated: Thu Apr 19 2007 01:51:00

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.

Plate: Let's lay down our right to bear armsupdated: Wed Apr 18 2007 16:10:00

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.

Victims were full of possibilitiesupdated: Wed Apr 18 2007 15:27:00

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.

Students find support, outlet for grief onlineupdated: Wed Apr 18 2007 12:25:00

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.

CNNU: Students mourn with Virginia Techupdated: Wed Apr 18 2007 09:50:00

"Today, we are all Hokies."

Police briefly surround Virginia Tech buildingupdated: Wed Apr 18 2007 08:19:00

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.

World's press shocked by shootingupdated: Wed Apr 18 2007 07:29:00

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.

Two more shooting victims released from hospitalupdated: Wed Apr 18 2007 06:13:00

Twelve victims of Monday's shooting at Virginia Tech remained hospitalized Wednesday night.

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.

Promising, extraordinary lives cut shortupdated: Tue Apr 17 2007 15:36:00

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.

Students find support and an outlet for grief onlineupdated: Tue Apr 17 2007 15:33:00

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.

Virginia Tech police chief praised for calm leadershipupdated: Tue Apr 17 2007 13:37:00

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.

SI.com: Hokies cancel rest of spring practiceupdated: Tue Apr 17 2007 12:52:00

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.

Va. Tech president a calm, steady voice amid crisisupdated: Tue Apr 17 2007 12:12:00

Virginia Tech President Charles Steger solemnly addressed the world Monday as a tragedy unfolded around him.

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.

Virginia Tech president defends security responseupdated: Tue Apr 17 2007 10:17:00

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.

Friends, family recall lives of selfless students, teachersupdated: Tue Apr 17 2007 09:10:00

The victims came to Virginia Tech from different backgrounds and different continents.

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.

SI.com: Sobering dose of realityupdated: Mon Apr 16 2007 17:38:00

When you follow the world of college sports for a living, it's easy to get sucked into its vacuum.

Students describe panic and confusion after shooting updated: Mon Apr 16 2007 12:19:00

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 thought killer left campus after first shootingupdated: Mon Apr 16 2007 11:45:00

Officials at Virginia Tech said Monday that they thought the situation was under control during the hours between two shootings that claimed 33 lives.

SI.com: Closer look: S. Illinois-Virginia Techupdated: Sun Mar 18 2007 19:13:00

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.

It's official: Distracted drivers are dangerousupdated: Thu Apr 20 2006 09:40:00

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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