Virginia Tech shooting

Va. College Leaders to Stand by Tech President in CourtVirginia's public university and community college presidents are standing by Virginia Tech's president, arguing he should have immunity from a civil action stemming from the April 2007 massacre on his Blacksburg campus.
State Appeals Va. Tech Negligence Verdict in ShootingsThe state has asked the Virginia Supreme Court to reverse a jury's findings of negligence in the death of two students who were slain in the April 2007 massacre on the Virginia Tech campus.
Biden Says Va. Tech Massacre Showed Need for Background ChecksVice President Joe Biden says the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting illustrates the importance of background checks for gun purchasers.
Virginia Governor Seeks Gun Check ImprovementsVirginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is asking other governors across the nation to improve their states' record-sharing with a national background check system for gun purchases.