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  • 13-Year-Old Allegedly Abducted by Va. Tech Students Was Stabbed to Death, Official Says

    02/02/2016 11:34:33 AM PST · by outpostinmass2 · 77 replies
    A 13-year-old girl allegedly abducted and killed by two Virginia Tech students was stabbed to death, according to preliminary results, Montgomery County Commonwealth’s Attorney Mary Pettitt said at a news conference today. A formal report of the cause of death has not yet been completed, Pettitt said. CW Attorney: Natalie Keepers will be charged with accessory before the fact, in addition to current charges in death of 13 y/o Nicole Lovell, 13, of Blacksburg, Virginia -- the city where Virginia Tech is located -- went missing Jan. 27, the Blacksburg Police Department said. Her body was found on Saturday in...
  • Virginia Tech Alert: Person with gun spotted on campus

    08/04/2011 7:28:04 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 87 replies ^ | 08-04-2011 | By: WSLS-TV Staff Reports
    BLACKSBURG, VA -- 9:59 a.m. WSLS can confirm that the campus siren system has been activated. --- 9:47 a.m. Virginia Tech Alert claims person with a gun spotted near Dietrick Dining Hall. Tech asking people on campus to stay inside, secure doors. Police conducting search now. WSLS's Ken Heineck is on the way to Virginia Tech now. More information as we get it.
  • Six must-see games (NCAA Football)

    08/11/2010 11:50:55 AM PDT · by Domandred · 19 replies
    Sports Illustrated ^ | 8/10/2010 |
    Just ask any college football coach and he'll tell you, all games are big games. OK, we'll concede that point. But some games are more intriguing than others. Here are the must-see games. Boise State vs. Virginia Tech at FedEx Field, Sept. 6. No early season game has the potential to more profoundly affect the season. The Broncos, coming off an unbeaten season, will likely start the 2010 season right around the top five. Beating the highly ranked Hokies on what can hardly be called a neutral field could make Boise State a serious threat to reach the BCS championship...
  • Advocates of gun control plan lie-in at Virginia Tech

    04/09/2008 11:43:58 AM PDT · by neverdem · 45 replies · 145+ views
    The Roanoke Times ^ | April 09, 2008 | Greg Esposito
    The student government at Virginia Tech asked protesters to demonstrate on a day besides April 16. BLACKSBURG -- Gun-control advocates planning to protest April 16 on Virginia Tech's Drillfield said Tuesday that they hope to reach a compromise with the university that will allow them to protest without interfering with remembrance events. Peter Hamm, spokesman for the Brady Campaign to Stop Gun Violence, said the group has been working with Tech students on the protest. It would involve a 32-person "lie-in" at noon April 16, the one-year anniversary of campus shootings that left 32 people dead plus the shooter. The...
  • Virginia Tech blocks plans of gun-control group (Brady Campaign told to take a hike)

    04/08/2008 8:50:17 AM PDT · by neverdem · 46 replies · 118+ views
    Brady Campaign won't get permit for event on April 16 Virginia Tech said yesterday that it will not allow a national gun-control advocacy group to hold a campus demonstration on April 16 while the school commemorates last year's massacre. Tech spokesman Larry Hincker said neither the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence nor the co-sponsor of the planned demonstration,, had applied for an assembly permit, and even if they had, Tech only issues permits to student groups. Tech's position threw the Brady Campaign's plans into disarray yesterday: The noon demonstration at Tech was supposed to be the centerpiece of...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (many photos): 12-19-07

    12/19/2007 5:55:55 PM PST · by silent_jonny · 94 replies · 329+ views
    The day got off to an interesting start when a fire broke out at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, located across the street from the White House. Press Secretary Dana Perino: Today, at 9:15 a.m., the D.C. Fire Department received a call about smoke in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building -- that's also known as the EEOB. Firefighters arrived and found that the second floor through the fifth floor of the EEOB was fairly filled with smoke.... They were able to identify, isolate and … put out the fire within 30 minutes. The Vice President's Ceremonial Office received smoke and...
  • Va. Tech mockery incites anger

    12/08/2007 4:56:59 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 48 replies · 731+ views
    The Daily Collegian via Drudge ^ | 12/7/07 | Andrew McGill
    All it took were a couple of pictures posted on the Internet. Mere hours after a Virginia television station reported that Penn State students had uploaded pictures of Halloween partygoers dressing as Virginia Tech shooting victims, criticism exploded from both campuses, with one group denouncing the costumes reaching 4,100 members as of 2 a.m. this morning. The only publicly accessible picture, uploaded after Halloween, shows a woman wearing an orange Virginia Tech T-shirt smeared with blood and a bullet wound, posing jauntily. According to television station WSLS in Roanoke, Va., several other pictures showed a similarly attired man. For...
  • A Day in the Life of President Bush (photos): 6-13-07

    06/13/2007 5:03:26 PM PDT · by silent_jonny · 124 replies · 2,244+ views
    President Bush formerly received the Report On The Virginia Tech Tragedy today in the Oval Office. Read the full report here The president spoke live via satellite to the Southern Baptist Convention in San Antonio, Texas: “I thank you for your Christian witness, I thank you for your defense of religious liberty, and I appreciate your many good works that make our nation a stronger and more hopeful place. See, every day Southern Baptists are giving back to their communities and ministering to those in need. And you made our nation stronger as a result.” (Transcript) And this afternoon, President...
  • "The Dead Horse in the Living Room: School Shootings"

    05/24/2007 3:33:03 AM PDT · by camle · 48 replies · 2,269+ views
    Intellectual Conservative ^ | 23-May-2007 | steve pudlo
    There’s an old story about a couple who moved into a new neighborhood. When their next door neighbor invited them to dinner, they gladly accepted. When the big evening arrived, they donned their best social attire, grabbed a little gift for the host and hostess, and presented themselves at the neighbor’s front door at the appointed time, hungry, and ready to cement their new friendship. Once inside, they immediately became aware that there was a dead horse on the living room floor! The hosts made no mention, indeed they quietly stepped over it in offering hors doevres, wine and small...
  • Freep a poll! (Student arrested for essay about killing other students)

    04/27/2007 5:19:29 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 8 replies · 361+ views ^ | 4-27-07 | Suntimes
    CAST YOUR VOTE Should Allen Lee have been punished for writing this essay? Yes No
  • Edwards Wife Plays Virginia Tech Race Card on Hardball

    04/26/2007 4:19:00 PM PDT · by RDTF · 75 replies · 2,957+ views
    UTube via Drudge ^ | April 26, 2007
  • Stop Exploiting Tragedy [NRA and VTech]

    04/26/2007 8:53:13 AM PDT · by bedolido · 1 replies · 635+ views
    NRA ^ | 4-26-2007 | Wayne LaPierre
    It's been more than a week now since a mass murderer struck on the campus of Virginia Tech, and as the NRA joins the debate on policies and laws, there are a few things I want to point out. It wasn't 24 hours after the horrific shootings that the politicians started flapping their lips. Congressman Jim Moran suggested that somehow the tragedy was the fault of Republicans and President Bush. Barack Obama compared the evil events in Blacksburg to outsourcing jobs overseas. Senator Dianne Feinstein called for a new dialogue on gun control. Mayor Bloomberg spoke of the events in...
  • It's All About Him

    04/26/2007 7:31:47 AM PDT · by RDTF · 16 replies · 764+ views
    Time ^ | April 19, 2007 | DAVID VON DREHLE
    My reporter's odyssey has taken me from the chill dawn outside the Florida prison in which serial killer Ted Bundy met his end, to the charred façade of a Bronx nightclub where Julio Gonzalez incinerated 87 people, to a muddy Colorado hillside overlooking the Columbine High School library, in which Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold wrought their mayhem. Along the way, I've come to believe that we're looking for why in all the wrong places. -snip- Freud explained narcissism as a failure to grow up. All infants are narcissists, he pointed out, but as we grow, we ought to learn...
  • "He Was Creeping Me Out" (VTech killer Cho hired escort)

    04/23/2007 5:23:03 PM PDT · by AnnaZ · 90 replies · 5,572+ views ^ | 4/23/2007
    'He was Creeping me Out' WSLS NewsChannel 10 Monday, April 23, 2007 "I'm just so shaken by this, I don't know what to say." Chastity Frye says she spent an hour, all alone, with Virginia Tech killer Cho Seung-Hui last month. Frye said "He was so quiet, I really couldn't get much from him, he was so distant, he really didn't talk a lot. It seemed like he wasn't all there." Frye works for an escort service. She says, Cho hired her, and the two met at a Valley View motel. She says "I danced for a little while and...
  • Copycat shooter suspect arrested [inspired by Tuesday's mass murder at Virginia Tech]

    04/20/2007 7:57:47 AM PDT · by bedolido · 6 replies · 607+ views ^ | 4-20-2007 | Alan Naditz
    TEACHERS locked classroom doors, lowered shades and kept nearly 22,000 school children inside all day today in two northern California cities after a man threatened to go on a killing spree inspired by Tuesday's mass murder at Virginia Tech university.
  • Gun Laws Kill

    04/20/2007 3:46:34 AM PDT · by IrishMike · 25 replies · 990+ views
    Human Events ^ | 04/20/2007 | Michael Reagan
    Thirty-two fine young men and women are dead and that is a huge tragedy. It is also, however, a tragedy that the death toll could have been substantially lower if it were not for an absurd law that kept the students and faculty from exercising their Constitutional right to protect themselves and others by bearing arms on campus. Thanks to that law a madman was able to confront the men and women at Virginia Tech secure in the knowledge that he was armed while his victims were unarmed and defenseless. One of those victims used the only weapon he had...
  • Cho's 'Religious Martyrdom Video'

    04/19/2007 6:38:49 AM PDT · by meg88 · 68 replies · 2,604+ views
    NBC News ^ | Thursday, April 19, 2007 8:50 AM | by Richard Engel, Middle East bureau chief
    The disturbing and cryptic video clips, photographs and manifesto the killer Cho Seung Hui sent to NBC News instantly reminded me of the taped testimonials suicide bombers leave behind to justify their crimes. It looked so familiar -- an angry young man dressed in battle clothing preach a message full of hate in front of a drab background. I have seen many of these videos over the years in the Middle East. The attackers always stress a desire to battle injustice and moral turpitude; they all believe they are avengers of the righteous. The videos are also replete with religious...
  • Horrible letter to South Korean newspaper

    04/19/2007 9:42:32 AM PDT · by PeterFinn · 48 replies · 2,671+ views
    The Korea Herald - Letters page ^ | April 20, 2007 | Jim Barlucci
    The monster Cho Seung-hui was a South Korean national, not an American. As such the blood debt he incurred must be paid by South Korea. The sooner South Koreans understand this the sooner they will understand why hundreds of them must die. The debt must be paid in full. Cho's murderous actions demand nothing less than reciprocal carnage plus interest. Americans will not be fooled any longer. Everyone here now knows that South Koreans are treacherous, and that appropriate action is necessary to correct the problem. Jim Barlucci
  • Group Plans To Picket Va. Tech Funerals (Phelps' Phreaks)

    04/18/2007 9:28:04 PM PDT · by El Conservador · 89 replies · 2,686+ views
    CBS News ^ | April 18, 2007 | David Miller
    he families of those killed in the Virginia Tech massacre may not be able to grieve in peace at the funerals of those they lost. An anti-gay religious group known for protesting at the funerals of American soldiers killed in Iraq is planning on appearing at services for those killed on Monday as well. The Topeka, Kan.-based Westboro Baptist Church (WBC), which is not affiliated with any national Baptist organization, announced plans to protest at victims’ funerals only hours after 32 people were killed in the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. They also may protest at other events on...
  • Va. Tech Killer Ruled Mentally Ill by Court; Let Go After Hospital Visit

    04/18/2007 1:55:30 PM PDT · by Ben Mugged · 223 replies · 3,763+ views
    ABC News ^ | April 18, 2007 | NED POTTER and DAVID SCHOETZ
    A Virginia court found that Virginia Tech killer Seung-Hui Cho was "mentally ill" and dangerous. Then it let him go. Back in 2005, the District Court in Christiansburg said that Cho was a danger to himself but not others. He was ordered to undergo outpatient care. The ruling came after Cho was taken to a nearby psychiatric hospital for evaluation in December 2005, after two female schoolmates said they received threatening messages from him and police and school officials became concerned that he might be suicidal. That information came to light two days after Cho, a Virginia Tech senior, killed...