Virginia Tech shooting

A carved-wood "VT" rests on the grave of a Virginia Tech student killed along with 26 other students and 5 University staff members when Cho Seung-Hui, a 23-year-old undergraduate at the school, went on a shooting rampage. (Photo credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Va. College Leaders to Stand by Tech President in Court

Virginia’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.

07/02/2013

A carved-wood "VT" rests on the grave of a Virginia Tech student killed along with 26 other students and 5 University staff members when Cho Seung-Hui, a 23-year-old undergraduate at the school, went on a shooting rampage. (Photo credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

State Appeals Va. Tech Negligence Verdict in Shootings

The 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.

04/05/2013

A memorial for the victims of the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre. (Credit: KIM JAE-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden Says Va. Tech Massacre Showed Need for Background Checks

Vice President Joe Biden says the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting illustrates the importance of background checks for gun purchasers.

01/25/2013

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Virginia Governor Seeks Gun Check Improvements

Virginia 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.

04/20/2012

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