An investigation into the Virginia Tech shootings criticized the university for failing to respond to the behavior of Seung-Hui Cho and for communication problems. Panel member Tom Ridge discusses the findings.
An internal panel at Virginia Tech University released a set of recommendations to improve security on the campus after the April 16 massacre of 32 victims by student gunman Seung-Hui Cho, who also took his own life.
By PBS NewsHour
The gubernatorial panel investigating the April 16 shootings at Virginia Tech University visited the buildings where 33 people died and sought access to private records on the gunman Seung-Hui Cho.
By PBS NewsHour
As classes resumed at Virginia Tech, survivors of the April 16 shootings worked to get back to their normal routines, a difficult task for communities affected by tragedy such as Columbine High School in Colorado. The NewsHour reports on the…
Members of the Virginia Tech community in Blacksburg, Va., observed a day of mourning in remembrance of the 32 victims of Monday's shootings, while other vigils were held nationwide.
Virginia Tech shooter Seung-Hui Cho's ability to purchase two handguns despite a history of mental illness has raised questions about American gun control laws. Gun control and gun rights advocates discuss the regulations for background checks.
Virginia Tech continued to reel in the aftermath of Monday's rampage. On Thursday, many criticized NBC's decision to air excerpts of gunman Seung-Hui Cho's tirade while university officials defended the decision to allow Cho back after being hospitalized in 2005.
Following revelations that professors at Virginia Tech had recognized gunman Seung-Hui Cho as troubled long before his rampage Monday, officials and experts consider the role of universities in handling such cases.
Seung-Hui Cho, the student at Virginia Tech University who killed 32 people Monday, mailed a package to NBC News between his two shootings. The NewsHour reports on these developments, including earlier stalking accusations against the gunman.
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