Old Dominion does it again, taking down the Hokies, 20-17
NORFOLK, Va. — (AP) — Blake Watson scored on a 1-yard run with 33 seconds to play and Old Dominion beat Virginia Tech for the second time in as many tries on its home field, 20-17 on Friday night. Keshawn King ran for 111 yards and caught a touchdown pass from transfer quarterback Grant Wells for the Hokies. The Hokies were driving and trying to put the game away when Wells' pass from ODU's 40 bounced off of Jalen Holston to the Monarchs' Ryan Henry. UP NEXT Virginia Tech: The Hokies open their Atlantic Coast Conference schedule at home against Boston College. Old Dominion: The Monarchs go on the road to play at East Carolina.wftv.com
No. 1 Tennessee, 4 other teams lock up NCAA regional titles
Tennessee was right where it was expected to be Sunday night, celebrating an NCAA regional title on its home field and eager to continue one of the most dominant runs in college baseball history. The No. 1 national seed Volunteers, No. 4 Virginia Tech, No. 5 Texas A&M, Texas and Notre Dame closed out their regionals and advanced to super regionals beginning Friday. No. 6 Miami was the first top-eight seed eliminated, losing 4-3 to Arizona in Coral Gables, Florida.news.yahoo.com
Former Virginia Tech player acquitted in 2021 beating death
Football Player Murder Charge Former Virginia Tech football player Isimemen David Etute looks on during his trial in Montgomery County Circuit Court in Christiansburg, Va., Friday May 27 2022. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP) (Matt Gentry)CHRISTIANSBURG, Va — (AP) — A jury on Friday acquitted a former Virginia Tech football player who had been accused of fatally beating a man he says he initially believed from a Tinder match to be a woman. Former player Isimemen Etute, 19, was found not guilty of a charge of second-degree murder in the 2021 death of Jerry Smith, 40, of Blacksburg. The jury deliberated for approximately three hours before returning its verdict around 6:30 p.m., The Roanoke Times reported. For copyright information, check with the distributor of this item, The Roanoke Times.wftv.com
Virginia Tech remembers victims on 15th anniversary of mass shooting
(Alex Brandon/Associated Press, file )BLACKSBURG, Va. — On the 15th anniversary of a mass shooting at Virginia Tech, university officials and members of the Blacksburg community gathered to remember the 32 people killed. At the time, it was the deadliest mass shooting in recent U.S. history, according to the television station. Today we remember the 32 Hokies who lost their lives and the survivors whose lives were forever changed 15 years ago at Virginia Tech. A candlelight vigil is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. EDT at the Virginia Tech memorial to remember the people who were killed, WSET reported. Seung-Hui Cho, 23, an undergraduate student at Virginia Tech and a resident of South Korea, was responsible for the shooting, according to police.wftv.com
Texas beats Hokies 81-73 for 1st NCAA tourney win since 2014
APTOPIX Texas Virginia Tech Basketball Texas's Marcus Carr reacts after making the final shot on the first half of a first round NCAA college basketball tournament game against Virginia Tech Friday, March 18, 2022, in Milwaukee. Beard improved to 5-0 in NCAA Tournament first-round games. Keve Aluma had 15 and Cattoor added 12 as Virginia Tech lost for just the third time in 16 games. Virginia Tech led for much of the first half but couldn't keep pace with the Longhorns after Carr's big basket. Virginia Tech: This marks the second straight first-round NCAA Tournament loss for the Hokies, who fell to Florida in overtime last season.wftv.com
BUBBLE WATCH: Virginia Tech 1 win from automatic bid
(AP Photo/John Minchillo) (John Minchillo)A look at Saturday for bubble teams chasing NCAA Tournament bids:GAME OF THE DAYNo. 7 Duke faces Virginia Tech in the title game of the ACC Tournament. Virginia Tech, seeded seventh in this tournament, is trying to become the second team to win it with four victories in four days. Virginia Tech was just 1-6 in Quadrant 1 games before beating the Tar Heels. The Mustangs routed Tulsa on Friday and can add another big win if they beat Memphis (20-9) in the AAC Tournament semifinals.wftv.com
Virginia Tech beats No. 25 UNC to reach ACC championship
Virginia Tech came to Brooklyn a desperate team, in need of a run in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament to have a chance to make the NCAAs. Now the Hokies have the opportunity to eliminate any doubt. Darius Maddox, Keve Aluma and Virginia Tech dominated No. 25 North Carolina 72-59 on Friday night to advance to the ACC championship game for the first time — and prevent another matchup between the Tar Heels and rival Duke.news.yahoo.com
BUBBLE WATCH: Demon Deacons aim to add another win in ACCs
The fifth-seeded Demon Deacons had no trouble in the first meeting, beating the Eagles (12-19) by 30 points at home on Jan. 24. But the 23-win season comes in a down year for the ACC, while the Demon Deacons are just 1-4 in Quadrant 1 games and 4-3 in Quadrant 2. Led by league player of the year Alondes Williams and coach of the year Steve Forbes, the Demon Deacons were one of the last four teams to avoid a play-in round in ESPN’s mock bracket on Tuesday. Xavier: The Musketeers (18-12) are firmly on the bubble entering the Big East Tournament against Butler. ___Follow Aaron Beard on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/aaronbeardap___More AP college basketball: https://apnews.com/hub/college-basketball and https://apnews.com/hub/ap-top-25-college-basketball-poll and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25Copyright 2022 The Associated Press.wftv.com
Virginia Tech make history, 66-61 over No. 23 North Carolina
Georgia Amoore put up 17 points and Virginia Tech posted a second straight win over a nationally-ranked opponent for the first time in program history, knocking off No. 23 North Carolina, 66-61 on Sunday afternoon. The Hokies (19-6, 11-3) knocked off No. 11 Georgia Tech, 73-63, Thursday and entered the game tied with No. 18 Notre Dame for third place in the ACC.news.yahoo.com
1 killed, 4 injured after shooting at hookah lounge near Virginia Tech
Shooting: Police in Blacksburg, Virginia, responded to a shooting at a hookah lounge near the Virginia Tech campus late Friday. (Kali9/iStock )BLACKSBURG, Va. — One person was killed and four others were injured Friday night after a shooting at a hookah lounge near the Virginia Tech campus, authorities said. >> Read more trending newsAccording to the Blacksburg Police Department, the shooting took place at about 11:53 p.m. EST at the Melody Hookah Lounge, The Roanoke Times reported. #BREAKING #Blacksburg police say multiple people were transported to local hospitals after a shooting at Melody Hookah Lounge. In a statement, Virginia Tech President Tim Sands said one of the injured people is a Virginia Tech student.wftv.com
Boise State pulls out of Arizona Bowl due to COVID-19 issues
(AP Photo/Ben McKeown) (Ben McKeown)Boise State has pulled out of the Arizona Bowl and shut down all team activities due to COVID-19 issues within the program. “I would personally like to thank Kym Adair and her team at the Arizona Bowl for putting together a first-class student-athlete and fan experience that we are extremely disappointed to miss.”Arizona Bowl organizers are seeking a replacement for Boise State. Central Michigan also could play the Cougars in the Sun Bowl, which will be broadcast on CBS while the Arizona Bowl will be streamed on title sponsor Barstool Sports’ multiple platforms. The Big East cited COVID-19 issues within the Georgetown and St. John’s programs in canceling their game scheduled for Saturday. Fourth-ranked Arizona also saw both its games scheduled for this weekend get wiped out because of COVID-19 issues at Southern Cal and UCLA.wftv.com
COVID-19 issues wreak havoc with college basketball schedule
Virginia Tech Duke Basketball Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski reacts to a call during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Virginia Tech in Durham, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021. The Atlantic Coast Conference and Big East each announced Monday they were scrapping three games scheduled to take place over the next several days. Other ACC matchups that won't take place as scheduled Wednesday include Florida State at Boston College and Virginia Tech at North Carolina. The Big East cited COVID-19 issues within the Georgetown and St. John’s programs in canceling their game scheduled for Saturday. ___For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/hub/college-basketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25Copyright 2021 The Associated Press.wftv.com
Tennessee women back in top 10 of AP Top 25; SC still No. 1
(Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP) (Matt Gentry)Tennessee is back in the top 10 of The Associated Press Top 25 women's basketball poll for the first time in nearly three years. For years, Tennessee set the standard in the poll, appearing in the first 10 spots for 212 consecutive weeks from March 10, 1997, to Dec. 18, 2008. It's the first appearance in the Top 25 under coach Kara Lawson, who took over the program last season. Before that, the Lady Vols were in the top 10 every week since the final poll of the 1986 season. The Terrapins will be the latest challenge for the Gamecocks, who have already beaten top-five teams N.C. State and UConn this season.wftv.com
Virginia coach Bronco Mendenhall stepping down after bowl
Mendenhall will coach the Cavaliers in their bowl game, then abruptly end a six-year tenure during which “earned, not given” became a mantra for the program, and an upward trajectory slowed considerably the last two years. Mendenhall is 36-38 at Virginia and led the Cavaliers to four bowl appearances their only Atlantic Coast Conference title game appearance two years ago. Mendenhall came to Virginia after 11 seasons as coach at BYU. ___AP College Football Writer Ralph D. Russo and AP Sports Writer Pete Iacobelli contributed to this report. Sign up for the AP’s college football newsletter: https://apnews.com/cfbtop25Copyright 2021 The Associated Press.wftv.com
Hokies AD: Fuente 'wanted to move on' now, not be in limbo
Virginia Tech Fuente Out Football FILE - Virginia Tech head coach Justin Fuente walks off the field after losing to Boston College during an NCAA college football game, Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, in Boston. Virginia Tech and football coach Justin Fuente have mutually agreed to part ways with two games left in his sixth season with the Hokies. Instead of remaining in limbo, Fuente “wanted to move on,” the AD said during a news conference Tuesday. The Hokies named defensive line coach and Hokies alum J.C. Price as the interim coach for the last two regular season games. ___More AP college football: https://apnews.com/hub/college-football and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25 Sign up for the AP’s college football newsletter: https://apnews.com/cfbtop25Copyright 2021 The Associated Press.wftv.com
Fuente out after 6 seasons as Virginia Tech head coach
Duke Virginia Tech football Virginia Tech head coach Justin Fuente looks on at the start of an NCAA college football game against Duke in Blacksburg Va., Saturday, Nov. 13 2021. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP) (MATT GENTRY)Virginia Tech and football coach Justin Fuente have mutually agreed to part ways with two games left in his sixth season with the Hokies. The Hokies (5-5) travel to Miami on Saturday and close the season at Virginia. “While it is never easy to make a change, I believe in order for our football program to attain the type of sustained success that is expected at Virginia Tech, the time was right for new leadership of our football program," Babcock said. He said the program “is one of the most attractive football jobs in America.”___More AP college football: https://apnews.com/hub/college-football and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25 Sign up for the AP’s college football newsletter: https://apnews.com/cfbtop25Copyright 2021 The Associated Press.wftv.com
WVU builds big lead, holds on to beat No. 15 Va Tech 27-21
Virginia Tech West Virginia Football West Virginia running back Leddie Brown (4) rushes for a touchdown against Virginia Tech during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Morgantown, W.Va., Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. Virginia Tech got the ball back with 2:11 remaining on Jermaine Waller's interception of Doege at the West Virginia 17, but Burmeister threw incomplete on fourth-and-goal from the 3 and West Virginia ran out the clock. It was one of three Virginia Tech drives that stalled inside the West Virginia 10, with the Hokies coming away with no points. West Virginia doesn't have a reputation for fast drives but jumped ahead 14-0 less than 6 minutes into the game. West Virginia: Despite a second-half fade, the Mountaineers took back the Black Diamond Trophy for the first time since 2003.wftv.com
ACC looking to improve shaky performance in Power 5 matchups
Atlantic Coast Conference teams have some work to do when they step up in competition and play football programs from other Power Five leagues. Through two weeks of the season, some ACC teams have expectedly dominated lower division programs, but the ACC is just 2-6 against Power Five teams — and Notre Dame. The ACC can improve on its .250 winning percentage — and the perception that No. Now, there is more emphasis on early season matchups, adding credibility to rankings produced more on projection that performance. “And yes, we’re becoming more and more aware (of) early season games.wftv.com
AP Top 25: Georgia jumps to No. 2 behind Tide; UCLA moves in
Georgia jumped three spots to No. 2 behind Alabama in The Associated Press Top 25 released Tuesday, giving the Southeastern Conference the top two teams in the country for the 30th time in the 85-year history of the college football poll. It is the second time in the last three seasons and the third in the last five that the SEC is sitting 1-2 in the AP Top 25, which is presented by Regions Bank. Alabama and LSU had a four-week run as Nos.news.yahoo.com
Virginia Tech holds off Howell, No. 10 North Carolina 17-10
North Carolina Virginia Tech Football Virginia Tech's Raheem Blackshear (5) runs while pursued by North Carolina's Ja'Qurious Conley (0) and Eugene Asante (7) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, in Blacksburg, Va. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP) (Matt Gentry)BLACKSBURG, Va. — (AP) — Braxton Burmeister ran for a touchdown and threw for another and Virginia Tech made Sam Howell look pedestrian in a 17-10 victory over No. 10 North Carolina on Friday night in the opener for both teams. Virginia Tech: The Hokies drove for two touchdowns and to the North Carolina 10 on their first three possessions, failing to score on the middle drive when Keshawn King fumbled the ball away. They then played conservatively until Howell's pass to Downs got the Tar Heels on the board at 14-7. UP NEXTThe Tar Heels will be at home to face Georgia State on Saturday.wftv.com
Virginia Tech football player Isimemen Etute charged with second-degree murder
Virginia Tech football player Isimemen Etute, 18, was charged with second-degree murder after the death of a Blacksburg resident. Detectives were then called to the scene to initiate a death investigation, later ruling the death a homicide. The investigation revealed that Smith and Etute were “acquaintances,” according to Blacksburg Police.news.yahoo.com
Virginia Tech freshman football player charged with murder
Virginia Tech football player arrested for murder Virginia Tech logo painted on Worsham Field prior to the game between the Rhode Island Rams and the Virginia Tech Hokies on October 12, 2019, at Lane Stadium on Worsham Field in Blacksburg, Virginia. Police in Blacksburg arrested incoming freshman linebacker Isimemen “Isi” Etute on second-degree murder charges. ( Lee Coleman/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)BLACKSBURG, Va. — Isimemen “Isi” Etute, a freshman linebacker for the Virginia Tech Hoakies, has been charged with second-degree murder in connection to a Tuesday night homicide, police confirmed Wednesday. >> Read more trending newsVirginia Tech in a statement acknowledges Isi Etute's arrest on a second-degree murder charge. An outside linebacker from Virginia Beach, Virginia, Etute was the 29th-ranked recruit in the state and was rated a three-star recruit by ESPN.wftv.com
The Latest: Every seed except 16 has a team in second round
In 2016, 2013 and 1991, seed lines 1-15 all had a team reach the second round. UMBC in 2018 is still the only 16 seed to make the round of 32, but no 15 seed won that year. Ad___8:00 p.m.Don’t expect a track meet when Villanova and North Texas play in the second round of the South Region on Sunday. The matchup between the fifth-seeded Wildcats and 13th-seeded Mean Green features two of the most deliberately paced teams in the NCAA Tournament. UNC Wilmington’s John Goldsberry holds the record for most 3-point attempts without a miss in an NCAA Tournament game.
Short-handed Florida outlasts Virginia Tech in NCAA opener
10 seed Virginia Tech 75-70 in a first-round game on Friday. He finished with 30 points and scored the final 12 of regulation for Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech hit 5 of its first 10 3-point attempts, but made just two the rest of the way. Virginia Tech coach Mike Young said he considered keeping Aluma on the bench to start overtime. AdHINKLE'S LIGHTThe first NCAA Tournament game at Hinkle Fieldhouse in 81 years was rife with history, nostalgia and ... sunlight.
The Latest: 12th-seeded Oregon State upsets No. 5 Tennessee
(AP Photo/Paul Sancya)The Latest on the first round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern):___6:50 p.m.Another first-round upset as 12th-seeded Oregon State defeated No. 9 seed Georgia Tech 71-60 on Friday to mark a triumphant return to the NCAA Tournament. Senior guard Bubba Parham, who is 5-10, got the start instead as Georgia Tech went with a guard-heavy look. AdIllinois will face eighth-seeded Loyola Chicago or ninth-seeded Georgia Tech in the second round of the Midwest Regional on Sunday. Ad___2:10 p.m.Players from several NCAA Tournament teams took a knee during the playing of the national anthem before their first-round games.
The Latest: Texas A&M men's hoops has 7th postponement
It’s the seventh consecutive postponement for A&M, which hasn’t played since beating Kansas State 68-61 on Jan. 30 in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge. The SEC has built in March 5-7 to make up games postponed because of COVID-19 protocols, but no makeup date has been determined. Kentucky’s Dec. 29 SEC game against South Carolina was also postponed. The school said Saturday that the Tar Heels will host Marquette on Wednesday, which comes after they had a fourth game postponed in Atlantic Coast Conference play. AdLast week the school added a nonconference game against Northeastern two days ahead of time after a game against No.
Virginia Tech women upset No. 2 NC State 83-71 in OT
BLACKSBURG, Va. – Kenny Brooks has won nearly 63% of his games since becoming the Virginia Tech women’s basketball coach in 2016. Aisha Sheppard scored 18 of her 28 points in overtime to help Virginia Tech upset No. Virginia Tech had never beaten an opponent ranked higher than No. That was the difference.”AdElizabeth Kitley added 17 points and 11 rebounds, and Azana Baines had 16 points for Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech: Hosts North Carolina on Sunday.
Louisville is No. 1 in women's AP Top 25 for 1st time
Louisville coach Jeff Walz gestures during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Virginia Tech on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, in Blacksburg, Va. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP, Pool)For the first time in school history, coach Jeff Walz has Louisville at No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s college basketball poll. Louisville received 20 first-place votes from a 29-member national media panel. UConn coach Geno Auriemma is tied with the late Pat Summitt for the second most victories in women’s basketball history. ___More AP women’s college basketball: https://apnews.com/hub/womens-college-basketball and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25
Va Tech ending nation’s longest bowl streak at 27 years
(AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)Virginia Tech is ending the nation’s longest bowl streak at 27 years. Hokies coach Justin Fuente said Wednesday the players decided to bypass postseason, ending their pandemic-hit season at 5-6. Kansas State lost its last five games but was in line for a bowl game because it finished seventh in the Big 12. Its opponent, UTSA, switched to the First Responders Bowl — likely against Kansas State before its own outbreak. The Frisco Bowl is among a dozen bowl games that have been canceled.
The Latest: SEC championship game to have crowd of 16,500
(AP Photo/Morry Gash)The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Southeastern Conference championship game between No. This will be the ninth time Alabama and Florida have met in the SEC title game, which has been played in Atlanta since 1994. It was moved to take the place of the Michigan-Ohio State game, which was canceled due to COVID-19 issues within the Wolverines’ program. ___UConn has postponed a second men’s basketball game as it continues to deal with a player’s positive coronavirus test. Should the game be played, the winner of the Washington-Oregon matchup will be Pac-12 North champions and play in the conference title game on Dec. 18.
No. 9 Miami rallies behind King, D to beat Va. Tech 25-24
D’Eriq King threw for 255 yards and a touchdown and ran for a score, rallying the Hurricanes to a 25-24 victory over Virginia Tech on Saturday. Miami announced it had 13 players unavailable before the game, including three starters and several offensive linemen. Hendon Hooker paced Virginia Tech, throwing for 201 yards and rushing for 53 yards and a touchdown. “I hurt for them,” Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente said of his players. Virginia Tech: The Hokies travel to Pittsburgh — if the Panthers are ready to play.
Barbir's FG gives No. 25 Liberty 38-35 win over Hokies
25 Liberty to a 38-35 victory over Virginia Tech. But officials ruled that Virginia Tech had called a timeout before the kick. “I’ve always done this,” Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente said. Hendon Hooker paced Virginia Tech, throwing for 217 yards and three touchdowns and rushing for 156 yards and a touchdown. Virginia Tech: The Hokies play Miami at home on Saturday.
Carter, No. 8 UNC run past No. 19 Virginia Tech 56-45
19 Virginia Tech. 19 Virginia Tech 56-45 on Saturday. Khalil Herbert ran for 138 yards and two touchdowns for Virginia Tech (2-1, 2-1), which again played shorthanded due to coronavirus and injury issues. “North Carolina’s explosive on offense,” Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente said. Things got closer, but the Tar Heels rolled with an offense that looked equally as prolific whether throwing or running.
AP Top 25: La.-Lafayette leads 10 news teams in rankings
Louisiana-Lafayette and Appalachian State were among 10 new teams ranked Sunday in first regular-season Associated Press college football poll, which was stripped of the teams not yet scheduled to play a fall season. 9 Oregon, along with six other Big Ten and Pac-12 teams, dropped out of the rankings. Among the new teams in the rankings were Sun Belt powerhouses Louisiana-Lafayette at No. 23 and are the one team currently scheduled to play to fall out of the rankings after being in the preseason Top 25. 25 Pitt opened the season by beating Austin Peay 55-0 in a game that was shortened in the second half.
Hello, again: Now with Miami, Hill set to face Hokies
MIAMI GARDENS Miami defensive lineman Trevon Hill remembers the day he started seeing the Hurricanes in a different light. It was Virginia Tech at Miami, a prime-time showdown between a pair of ranked teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference. Hill was dismissed from Virginia Tech's team in September 2018, and now gets his chance to face the Hokies. "He's taken a whole bunch of reps in the last several years," Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente said. DEFENSE STREAKGoing back to last season, Miami has not allowed more than 12 points in any of its last three home games.dailycommercial.com
10 Years Later, Parents Still Hope 'Merciless Murderer' of Virginia Tech Couple Will Be
It was a heartbreaking anniversary for Heidi Lynn Childs and David Lee Metzler, the sweethearts from Virginia Tech who were slain 10 years ago. Heidis mom, Laura Childs, choked up as she and her husband spoke at a local news conference about their daughter. She missed her sisters and her brothers high school and college graduation.Heidis sisters stood by, trying to contain their emotion. Heidi and David, who were 18 and 19 at the time of their murder, were sophomores at Virginia Tech. On Aug. 26, 2009, they drove up to an isolated spot in the Jefferson National Forest popular among Virginia Tech students.
Dayton gun show canceled in wake of mass shooting
Flowers form a small memorial in front of a bar in the Oregon District following Sunday's mass shooting on Aug. 5, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio. (CNN) - Organizers have canceled a Dayton, Ohio, gun show that was set to take place this weekend just a few miles from the scene of Sunday's mass shooting. C&E Gun Shows Inc. announced the cancellation on its website and Facebook page and offered its condolences to the community. New Zealand's largest gun show was canceled in March after a gunman killed 51 people at two Christchurch mosques. Gun shows were also canceled in Las Vegas after the 2017 shooting at the Route 91 music festival.
Florida lands Virginia Tech standout Blackshear via transfer
GAINESVILLE Floridas basketball team is receiving a big boost, literally, with the addition of Virginia Tech graduate transfer Kerry Blackshear Jr., who is considered the top graduate transfer in the nation. The 6-foot-10 Blackshear is transferring to Florida, he announced via social media Wednesday night, and will be eligible this season. My next chapter will begin in Gainesville, Florida, Blackshear wrote on his account. He would be the third Virginia Tech transfer to play for the Gators: Dorian Finney-Smith and Jalen Hudson. "First of all want to thank coach Buzz (Williams) and the amazing staff over these past four years," Blackshear wrote on his Instagram post.dailycommercial.com
Virginia Tech survivor works to prevent future tragedies
Before the Orlando night club massacre claimed 49 lives, the April 2007 shooting at Virginia Tech was the largest mass shooting in U.S. history. Jeff Pegues tells us how a Virginia Tech survivor is trying to prevent future tragedies.cbsnews.com
Two Virginia Tech college students charged in girl's death
Prosecutors have charged 18-year-old David Eisenhauer with first degree murder in the death of 13-year-old Colie Lovell. His fellow Virginia Tech engineering student, 19-year old Natalie Keepers, is charged with helping Eisenhauer commit the crime. Don Dahler reports.cbsnews.com
Relatives mourn teen as Va. Tech students arraigned
Two Virginia tech students remain behind bars in a murder mystery that has puzzled investigators. David Eisenhauer and Natalie Keepers are charged in connection with the murder of 13-year-old Nicole Lovell. The suspects appeared in court for the first time Monday. Don Dahler reports from Salem, Virginia.cbsnews.com
School lunches healthier than packed lunches, study finds
School lunches healthier than packed lunches, study finds Virginia Tech researchers say that school-provided lunches are more nutritious than those brought from home. Also, why being positive can help your health. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health news.cbsnews.com
Suspect in missing UVA student's case linked to 2009 murder
Suspect in missing UVA student's case linked to 2009 murder While the search continues for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities say the man being held in her disappearance is connected to the 2009 murder of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington. Wyatt Andrews reports from Washington.cbsnews.com