The state’s highest court on Thursday threw out a wrongful death verdict stemming from the 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech, but the ruling won’t shake the heightened diligence on the nation’s campuses following the lone gunman’s rampage at Tech, campus safety advocates said.
Attorneys for the parents of two students slain in the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre will ask the state Supreme Court to put the college’s retiring president on trial.
Families of victims of the Virginia Tech and Newtown shootings are gathering in Blacksburg to voice support for federal gun policies.
The president of Virginia Tech announced his retirement Tuesday, satisfied he had elevated the university’s reputation and acknowledging that the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history on his campus would be a part of his legacy.
A Roanoke man faces charges in connection with a pipe bomb explosion in Blacksburg.
Authorities are investigating an explosion in Blacksburg that damaged a passenger vehicle.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is headed to Virginia to campaign in Blacksburg with a one-term Democratic congressman in an appeal to rural voters in the state on President Barack Obama’s behalf.
First lady Michelle Obama is to speak at Virginia Tech’s spring commencement today.
A week after firing Seth Greenberg, Virginia Tech has found its next baskestball coach in a former Greenberg assistant, James Johnson.
Police officials who responded to the first shootings at Virginia Tech were called to the stand in the wrongful death lawsuit brought against the state by two victims’ families. They say they believed the initial violence was an isolated incident.