Appalachian School of Law Shootings
       

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# Date Category Newspaper Byline Headline Words
001 22 /nd Akron Beacon Journal (Ohio) Wire Reports  HOSPITAL RELEASES 2 SHOT IN RAMPAGE 69
004 22 /byline The Associated Press Chris Kahn  Students return to law school where gunman killed three, including dean and professor 332
006 22 /nd The Atlanta Journal and Constitution Marlon Manuel  Side effects of Sept. 11?; 898
007 22 /nd The Augusta Chronicle (Georgia)   SPAT OVER GAS MONEY LEAVES HITCHHIKER DEAD 386
008 22 /nd Charleston Daily Mail (West Virginia)   News briefs 416
010 22 /nd Christian Science Monitor (Boston, MA) Mark Clayton  Latest murders highlight rise in campus crime 893
012 22 /nd Daily Press (Newport News, VA) Associated Press  TWO WOUNDED LAW STUDENTS RELEASED 167
013 22 /nd Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee)   IN BRIEF 793
014 22 /nd Lexington Herald Leader (Kentucky) Wire Reports  TWO LEXINGTON MEN DIE IN I-75 ACCIDENT; 505
017 22 /nd Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pennsylvania)   FTC TO TARGET TELEMARKETERS 675
018 22 /nd Richmond Times Dispatch (Virginia) Rex Bowman  2 OF 3 HURT IN RAMPAGE DISCHARGED 217
020 22 /nd Roanoke Times & World News (Roanoke, VA) Shawna Morrison  HOSPITAL RELEASES 2 SHOOTING VICTIMS 140
021 22 /nd The Seattle Times   Et cetera 469
024 22 /nd University Wire Bob Warring  Take action to end school violence 763
026 22 /nd The Associated Press State & Local Wire   Victim expected to return to law school this semester 244
027 22 /byline The Associated Press State & Local Wire Chris Kahn  With mixed feelings, students return to law school 584
029 21 /byline The Associated Press Chris Kahn  Blue-collar Appalachian community embraces its new law school in time of crisis 779
030 21 /nd The Associated Press   Two wounded in Va. law school shooting released from hospital 118
032 21 /nd The Daily News Leader (Staunton, VA) Dawn Linsner  Waynesboro native recalls shooting 517
033 21 /nd Daily Press (Newport News, VA) Associated Press  APPALACHIAN LAW DEAN REMEMBERED FOR HIS WIT 277
037 21 /nd Winston-Salem Journal (Winston Salem, NC) William Turner  KILLINGS ROCK PEACEFUL TOWN 683
039 21 /nd The Associated Press State & Local Wire   Two wounded released from hospital 166
043 20 /nd The Atlanta Journal and Constitution   Top stories / World & Nation 546
044 20 /nd The Augusta Chronicle (Georgia)   RAIN, DRUMS DROWN OUT KLAN’S WORDS AT RALLY 219
045 20 /nd The Baltimore Sun   THE WEEK THAT WAS 930
053 20 /nd Richmond Times Dispatch (Virginia) Rex Bowman  GRUNDY SHOWS ITS TRUE GRIT; 1313
054 20 /gun Roanoke Times & World News (Roanoke, VA) Laurence Hammack, Kimberly O’Brien And Lindsey Nair  SHOOTING HITS MANY LIVES; 1875
056 20 /after18 The Washington Post   Law School Shootings Neither … 1437
058 20 /byline The Associated Press State & Local Wire Chris Kahn  Blue-collar community embraces its new law school in time of crisis 756
061 20 /nd The Associated Press State & Local Wire   Suspect in Virginia law school slayings recalled as quiet in Ohio 356
062 19 /after18 Africa News This Day  Nigerian in US Arraigned for Murder 143
063 19 /use The Asheville Citizen-Times Jon Ostendorff  Area officer helps wrestle law school gunman to ground 457
068 19 /byline The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, Australia) Chris Kahn  School massacre accused ‘sick’ 348
070 19 /nd Dayton Daily News (Ohio) Amelia Robinson  SLAYINGS SUSPECT A GRAD OF CSU; 455
071 19 /nd The Oregonian   MAN HELD IN DEATHS HAS PORTLAND TIE 407
073 19 /nd Roanoke Times & World News (Roanoke, VA) Tad Dickens  COLLEGE SHOOTINGS ARE RARE; 767
075 19 /nd The Associated Press State & Local Wire   Suspect drove Tri-Met bus in Portland for seven years 304
077 18 /after18 The Advertiser   Uni shootings 55
079 18 /after18 Africa News This Day  Foreign Student Kills 3 in US 473
080 18 /after18 Africa News Vanguard  Law Student Shoots Six, Kills Three 437
083 18 /nd The Associated Press Chris Kahn  Shattered town mourns ‘irreplaceable’ victims killed during campus shooting spree 499
084 18 /nd The Associated Press Arlene Levinson  Laws protect privacy of students, so screening for mental illness difficult, experts say 516
085 18 /nd The Associated Press   Two killed in apparent murder-suicide on Florida college campus; shooter was ex-boyfriend 184
086 18 /nd The Associated Press Chris Kahn  Slain law school professor remembered for embracing secluded mountain town 330
091 18 /nd The Australian   156
092 18 /after18 Belfast News Letter (Northern Ireland)   ‘I WAS SICK,’ SAYS STUDENT 212
093 18 /after18 Bristol Evening Post   Law student: ‘I was sick’; 80
094 18 /nd Calgary Herald (Alberta, Canada)   Classmates feared accused gunman 158
095 18 /use Charlotte Observer (North Carolina) Diane Suchetka  EX-CHARLOTTEAN: I HELPED NAB SUSPECT; 485
096 18 /nd Chicago Sun-Times Mark Skertic  Slain professor’s career started at Chicago-Kent 476
097 18 /nd Chicago Tribune Wire Reports  Troubled law student faces murder counts 690
098 18 /nd Christian Science Monitor (Boston, MA) Gail Russell  On campus, a struggle to meet mental-health needs 797
099 18 /nd The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN) Wire Reports  SUSPECT PARANOID, LAW STUDENT SAYS 521
100 18 /after18 Daily Record   LAW SCHOOL EXECUTIONER TELLS COURT: ‘I NEED HELP’ 197
101 18 /nd Daily Press (Newport News, VA) Associated Press  SHOOTING SUSPECT: I WAS SICK 191
102 18 /nd Daily Press (Newport News, VA) Associated Press  SLAIN LAW SCHOOL DEAN LEFT D.C. TO HELP THE POOR 264
104 18 /after18 The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, Australia)   Law school executions 105
107 18 /byline This Day (Nigeria): AAGM Mike Oduniyi  AAGM: FOREIGN STUDENT KILLS 3 IN US 486
108 18 /nd Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Texas) Peyton D. Woodson  Slain professor had local ties 635
110 18 /nd Hamilton Spectator (Ontario, Canada)   Briefly 756
112 18 /byline Herald Sun (Melbourne, Australia) Michael Beach  Law school killer 308
114 18 /gun Lexington Herald Leader (Kentucky) Lee Mueller  STUDENT HELD IN KILLINGS ASKED FOR HELP, GOT IT, CLASSMATES SAY 1001
116 18 /nd Lexington Herald Leader (Kentucky) Lance Williams  BEREA CAMPUS RELIEVED THAT GRADUATE IS OK; 438
117 18 /nd Los Angeles Times Jeffrey Gettleman  In Appalachia, an Unlikely Setting for a Triple Murder; 992
118 18 /nd The New York Times Francis X. Clines  Coal Town’s Hopes Clouded by Killings Of 3 at Law School 1006
119 18 /byline Newsday (New York) Alfonso A; Castillo  Dean Was Man Of Compassion; 595
120 18 /byline Newsday (New York) Alfonso A; Castillo  Slain Dean Known For His Compassion 446
121 18 /after18 Newsletter   ‘I WAS SICK,’ SAYS STUDENT 211
124 18 /byline The Post and Courier (Charleston, SC) Brian Hicks  Law dean’s death shocks friends 542
125 18 /after18 The Record (Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario) Associated Press  ‘I was sick, I need help,’ accused killer maintains in court 619
126 18 /byline The Record (Bergen County, NJ) Chris Kahn  SHOOTINGS SUSPECT PRONE TO OUTBURSTS 648
127 18 /nd Richmond Times Dispatch (Virginia) Calvin R. Trice  SLAIN STUDENT PURSUED DREAM; 284
128 18 /use Richmond Times Dispatch (Virginia) Rex Bowman  ‘I WAS SICK. I NEED HELP’; 1288
129 18 /nd Richmond Times Dispatch (Virginia) Calvin R. Trice  PROFESSOR ROOTED IN FAITH; 352
130 18 /byline Roanoke Times & World News (Roanoke, VA) Paul Dellinger  GRIEF FLOWS FROM GRUNDY AS IT MOURNS FOR VICTIMS 553
133 18 /nd Roanoke Times & World News (Roanoke, VA) Emi Kojima  CHANGE IN CAREER PLANS TOOK VICTIM TO GRUNDY; 277
135 18 /nd Roanoke Times & World News (Roanoke, VA) Laurence Hammack And Tad Dickens  MAN CHARGED IN KILLINGS; 1667
136 18 /nd Saint Paul Pioneer Press (Minnesota)   NATION & WORLD BRIEFING 975
138 18 /nd San Jose Mercury News (California) Wire Reports  EX-STUDENT FACING MURDER CHARGES 115
139 18 /nd The Seattle Times   Et cetera 622
145 18 /byline The Washington Post Maria Glod and Fredrick Kunkle  Va. Town, Law School Linked in Mourning; Grundy Residents Pay Tribute to 3 Killed in Shootings 966
147 18 /nd The Washington Times Mary Shaffrey  Shooting suspect ‘a real oddball’; 655
148 18 /byline Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Adam W Lasker  Faculty here remember law prof slain in Va. 1021
149 18 /nd The Associated Press State & Local Wire Chris Kahn  Shattered town mourns ‘irreplaceable’ victims 713
150 18 /nd The Associated Press State & Local Wire   Two killed in apparent murder-suicide on college campus 262
151 18 /nd The Associated Press State & Local Wire   Texas friends prepare to attend funeral of Virginia law school shooting victim 412
152 18 /nd The Associated Press State & Local Wire   Two killed in apparent murder-suicide at Broward college 369
153 17 /nd World News Now (2:00 AM ET) - ABC   ABC’s World News Now headlines 138
154 17 /nd World News Now (2:00 AM ET) - ABC   Suspended student from Virginia law school goes on a shooting rampage; Hart Senate office building to reopen tomorrow 202
155 17 /nd Good Morning America (7:00 AM ET) - ABC   Man kills three at Appalachian Law School in Virginia 228
156 17 /tackle Agence France Presse   Three dead, three wounded in US school shooting: report 194
157 17 /tackle Agence France Presse   Nigerian law student charged in Virginia triple homicide 285
158 17 /tackle Akron Beacon Journal (Ohio)   LAW STUDENT KILLS 3 IN SHOOTING SPREE 79
160 17 /tackle The Associated Press Roger Alford  Shooting rampage at Virginia law school kills three, leaves three wounded 760
162 17 /gun The Associated Press Chris Kahn  Students tackled gunman in law school shooting spree, held him down until police arrived 403
163 17 /tackle The Associated Press Chris Kahn  Dean, professor, student killed in shooting rampage at Virginia law school 670
164 17 /tackle The Associated Press Chris Kahn  Dean, prof, student dead in shooting rampage at Virginia law school; man who flunked out held 738
165 17 /tackle The Associated Press Chris Kahn  ‘I was sick’ - murder charges filed against former law student in deadly school rampage 707
169 17 /tackle Associated Press Worldstream Chris Kahn  ‘I was sick’ _ murder charges filed against former law student in deadly school rampage 529
170 17 /tackle Belfast Telegraph   Three killed in college shootings 339
171 17 /tackle Belfast News Letter (Northern Ireland)   ‘FAILED STUDENT’ KILLS DEAN; 439
172 17 /tackle Birmingham Post Hugh Dougherty  STUDENTS CAPTURE KILLER GUNMAN 335
173 17 /tackle Birmingham Evening Mail   U.S. GUNMAN KILLS THREE 94
174 17 /tackle Bristol Evening Post   Three killed in shooting; 106
175 17 /nd Bristol Evening Post   Law school gun frenzy; 98
177 17 /nd Broadcast News (BN)   AP-News Agenda 1297
179 17 /tackle CBS Morning News (6:30 AM ET) - CBS   Shooting at a small law school in Virginia kills three and wounds three 140
180 17 /tackle The Early Show (7:00 AM ET) - CBS   Jason Arthur, Ted Besen and Tracy Bridges discuss the shooting at their school in which three people were killed 888
181 17 /tackle Charleston Gazette (West Virginia) Wire Reports  3 shot dead at Va. law school Dean, professor among victims ; student who flunked in custody 883
182 17 /tackle Chattanooga Times Free Press (Tennessee) Roger Alford  Shooting at Virginia law school kills 3 380
185 17 /tackle The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN) Associated Press  LAW SCHOOL GUN SPREE KILLS DEAN, TWO OTHERS 341
186 17 /tackle Daily Post (Liverpool)   STUDENTS TACKLE KILLER GUNMAN 213
188 17 /tackle Daily Record Anna Adams  GUNMAN IN COLLEGE RAMPAGE 232
189 17 /tackle THE DAILY TELEGRAPH(LONDON) Ben Fenton  Failing student shoots three dead at law college 298
190 17 /tackle Daily Press (Newport News, VA) Associated Press  3 KILLED, 3 WOUNDED IN LAW SCHOOL SHOOTING DISMISSED STUDENT GOES ON FATAL SPREE 900
192 17 /tackle Daily Star   GUN MANIAC KILLS 3 IN SCHOOL 153
193 17 /tackle Daily Star   3 KILLED BY COLLEGE EXAM DUNCE 151
195 17 /tackle Detroit Free Press   ACROSS THE NATION 292
197 17 /tackle Deutsche Presse-Agentur   ROUNDUP: Disgruntled law student shoots six, kills three - coroner 318
199 17 /tackle Evening Mail   U.S. GUNMAN KILLS THREE 94
200 17 /tackle The Express   3 KILLED BY GUNMAN 83
201 17 /tackle The Express Toby Moore  ‘SEA OF BODIES’ IN GUN FRENZY AT US LAW COLLEGE AFTER GUNMAN RETURNED FOR REVENGE; THREE DEAD AS SUSPENDED STUDENT GOES ON RAMPAGE 449
203 17 /tackle Financial Times (London)   Three killed at US law school 36
204 17 /tackle Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville, FL)   3 slain in shooting spree at Virginia law school Ex-Clay lawyer met with suspect 690
205 17 /tackle The Guardian (London) Oliver Burkeman  Law school dean and two others killed by student 348
206 17 /tackle Guelph Mercury (Ontario, Canada)   Failed law student kills three at school 187
208 17 /tackle Hamilton Spectator (Ontario, Canada) Roger Alford  Law student with low grades kills three 241
209 17 /tackle The Herald (Glasgow) Cameron Simpson  Gunman kills three in law school rampage 411
210 17 /tackle The Herald (Glasgow) Cameron Simpson  Gunman kills three in law school shooting 183
212 17 /tackle The Independent (London) Rupert Cornwell  GUN-TOTING STUDENT ‘EXECUTES’ THREE AT VIRGINIA LAW SCHOOL 375
213 17 /tackle The Irish Times Patrick Smyth  Disgruntled law student kills three in US school 425
214 17 /tackle The Jerusalem Post Nina Gilbert, Greer Fay Cashman, Gil Hoffman, Tal Muscal, AP  News in brief 570
215 17 /tackle The Journal (Newcastle, UK) The Journal  Students grab college gunman after ‘executions’ 256
216 17 /tackle The Legal Intelligencer Associated Press  Three Killed at Virginia Law School 356
217 17 /tackle Lexington Herald Leader (Kentucky) Lee Mueller  LAW STUDENT KILLS 3 AT APPALACHIAN COLLEGE; 1069
218 17 /nd Liverpool Echo   GUNMAN RAMPAGE 43
219 17 /tackle Los Angeles Times Jeffrey Gettleman, Stephanie Simon, Times Staff Writers  Dean, Professor and Student Killed at Law School in Va.; Crime: Students tackle the gunman minutes after the shootings. The suspect, a student, is a Nigerian immigrant. 855
220 17 /tackle The Mirror Andy Lines  EXAM KILLER; 162
221 17 /nd MX (Melbourne, Australia)   Suspended pupil kills 3 129
222 17 /gun Today (7:00 AM ET) - NBC   The shootings at Appalachian School of Law 752
223 17 /tackle Today (7:00 AM ET) - NBC   Disgruntled student goes on shooting rampage, killing three and wounding three others 240
224 17 /tackle Today (7:00 AM ET) - NBC   NBC’s Today show, 7:00 AM 371
226 17 /gun The New York Times Francis X. Clines  3 Slain at Law School; Student Is Held 849
227 17 /tackle Newsday (New York) Hugo Kugiya  Law School Slayings; 610
228 17 /tackle Newsletter   ‘FAILED STUDENT’ KILLS DEAN 439
230 17 /tackle Orlando Sentinel (Florida) Stephanie Simon  EXPELLED LAW STUDENT KILLS 3 ON CAMPUS; 365
232 17 /tackle Press Association Hugh Dougherty  COMMUNITY IN MOURNING AFTER COLLEGE MASSACRE 414
235 17 /tackle Richmond Times Dispatch (Virginia) Rex Bowman  THREE KILLED AT LAW SCHOOL; 933
237 17 /tackle Roanoke Times & World News (Roanoke, VA) Laurence Hammack  RAMPAGE LEAVES 3 DEAD; 1346
238 17 /nd Roanoke Times & World News (Roanoke, VA) Kimberly O’Brien  VICTIMS TOUCHED MANY LIVES 813
239 17 /tackle Roanoke Times & World News (Roanoke, VA) Paul Dellinger  STUDENTS HEROICALLY TACKLE AND RESTRAIN SUSPECT 322
240 17 /tackle The Scotsman Foreign Staff  THREE DIE AS US STUDENT GOES ON SHOOTING RAMPAGE 541
242 17 /tackle The Seattle Times   Across the Nation 502
243 17 /tackle The Seattle Post-Intelligencer   SCIENTISTS FIND UNIQUE MICROBES IN NORTHWEST HOT SPRINGS 280
244 17 /tackle St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri) Wire Reports  SUSPENDED LAW STUDENT REPORTEDLY KILLS DEAN, TWO OTHERS ; 557
245 17 /tackle The Sun Brian Flynn  GUN NUT KILLS 3 AT LAW SCHOOL 155
246 17 /tackle The Times (London) Roland Watson  Three shot dead at US law school 145
247 17 /tackle Toronto Star Fredrick Kunkle and Craig Timberg  Law school rampage kills 3 in Virginia 370
248 17 /tackle United Press International   Shooting defendant ordered held 437
249 17 /tackle University Wire Brian Mcneill  Gunman kills three at Va. law school 571
250 17 /tackle Ventura County Star (California) Associated Press  Law school shooting kills 3, critically wounds 3 517
251 17 /nd The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Va.) Lon Wagner  GRUNDY IS SMALL VALLEY TOWN WHERE LIFE IS HARD 265
252 17 /tackle The Washington Post Fredrick Kunkle and Craig Timberg  Dean, 2 Others Fatally Shot At Rural Virginia Law School 1099
253 17 /tackle Western Morning News (Plymouth)   Gunman on rampage at US college 344
254 17 /tackle Western Daily Press Flavia Munn  Failed law student ‘executes’ three in campus shooting; 539
255 17 /tackle Winston-Salem Journal (Winston Salem, NC) Rex Bowman  NIGERIAN STUDENT WHO HAD BEEN DISMISSED IS CHARGED 667
256 17 /tackle Xinhua   3 Shot Dead, 3 Wounded in School Shooting in U.S., XINHUA 290
258 17 /gun The Associated Press State & Local Wire Chris Kahn  Students charge gunman, held him down for police 471
260 17 /tackle The Associated Press State & Local Wire Chris Kahn  Dean, prof, student dead in shooting rampage at Virginia law school; man who flunked out held 670
262 17 /tackle The Associated Press State & Local Wire Chris Kahn  Suspect in law school shooting tells judge he is sick 874
263 17 /nd The Associated Press State & Local Wire   Woman shot at law school went to Paducah high school 270
264 17 /nd The Associated Press State & Local Wire Chris Kahn  Town feels ‘the deepest pain’ 486
266 16 /tackle The Associated Press   Gunman shoots six at Virginia law school in Appalachian foothills 131
267 16 /tackle The Associated Press Roger Alford  Three slain, three wounded during shooting spree at western Virginia law school 585
268 16 /tackle The Associated Press   Shooting rampage at Va. law school kills three, leaves three others wounded 1668
271 16 /tackle Associated Press Worldstream Roger Alford  Shooting rampage at Virginia law school kills three, leaves three others wounded 576
272 16 /nd Broadcast News (BN)   URGENT-Virgina-School-Shooting 32
273 16 /tackle Broadcast News (BN)   GRUNDY, Virginia—More school violence in the United States, this time in Grundy, Virginia. 92
274 16 /tackle Broadcast News (BN)   Virginia-School-Shooting-Update (injured in hospital) 111
275 16 /tackle CBS Evening News (6:30 PM ET) - CBS   Three killed and three wounded at a Virginia law school 72
276 16 /tackle CNN Live Today 10:00 Judy Woodruff  Interview with Tim Baylor 497
277 16 /nd CNN Wolf Blitzer Reports 19:00 Wolf Blitzer, Bob Franken, Jamie McIntyre, Christiane Amanpour  Are Conditions Humane for Detainees? 3969
278 16 /nd Deutsche Presse-Agentur   Three dead in Virginia law school shooting: report 44
279 16 /tackle Deutsche Presse-Agentur   1ST LEAD: Three dead after student gunman shoots six at law school 270
280 16 /nd EFE News Service   US-SHOOTING (URGENT) THREE DEAD IN SHOOTING AT VIRGINIA LAW SCHOOL 30
281 16 /tackle EFE News Service   US-SHOOTING (1ST LEAD) THREE DEAD IN SHOOTING AT VIRGINIA LAW SCHOOL 78
282 16 /tackle EFE News Service   US-SHOOTING (2ND LEAD) THREE DEAD IN SHOOTING AT VIRGINIA LAW SCHOOL 183
283 16 /tackle The News with Brian Williams 21:00 - MSNBC Brian Williams; Pete Williams; Robert Hager; Kevin Tibbles; Jim Miklaszewski; Soledad O’Brien; George Lewis; Lisa Myers  Deadly Shooting at Virginia Law School 7814
284 16 /tackle NBC Nightly News (6:30 PM ET) - NBC   Law school student goes on a fatal shooting spree, killing three and wounding three 277
285 16 /tackle The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer Anchor: Jim Lehrer  Widening the War; 8939
286 16 /tackle Press Association Hugh Dougherty  ‘FAILING’ LAW STUDENT SHOOTS DEAD THREE COLLEGE STAFF 485
287 16 /tackle Smyth County News & Messenger Steven Mackey  Attack shocks school alumni, student; Smyth countians knew Appalachian School of Law victims 769
288 16 /tackle United Press International   Three dead in law school shooting 527
290 16 /tackle The Associated Press State & Local Wire   Gunman shoots six at Grundy college 428
292 16 /tackle The Associated Press State & Local Wire Roger Alford  Shooting rampage at law school kills three, wounds three others 670
293 16 /nd The Associated Press State & Local Wire Associated Press  126
295 16 /tackle The Associated Press State & Local Wire Roger Alford  Shooting rampage at Va. law school kills 3, wounds 3 others 974