The campus shooting prompted officials to lock down the Virginia Tech campus for hours Thursday while police and SWAT teams searched the school, the scene in 2007 of the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.
Viriginia Tech locked down its campus Thursday within minutes of the fatal shooting of a campus police officer. In 2007, the school was heavily criticized for its delayed response to the rampage that resulted in 33 deaths.
Officials seek a 'person of interest' regarding an explosive device at a shopping mall in Colorado. Was it just coincidence that it was the 12th anniversary of the Columbine massacre?
Despite evidence that Arizona shooting suspect Jared Loughner is mentally unstable, he was never declared mentally unfit by a court, so his name did not appear in the federal background-check database used by gun sellers.
Virginia Tech: The US Department of Education issued a report Thursday rejecting the university's defense of its conduct and confirming that the school violated the Clery Act, which requires that students and employees be notified of on-campus threats.
A gunman fires several shots, hitting no one, before killing himself in UT shooting. The Texas legislature is expected to consider a law next session allowing students to carry concealed weapons on campus. The Austin campus has been at the center of the debate.