This week's book giveaway is in the OCPJP forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide and have Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates on-line! See this thread for details.
What version of Tomcat, which operating system? what happens when your run the shutdown.bat or .sh? Did you install Tomcat as a service? Bill PS - note to other posters on JavaRanch forums - our crystal balls have been confiscated by the department of homeland security, you will have to actually write facts in your post rather than rely on our telepathic abilities.