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  • SC State student dies after on-campus shooting

    SC State student dies after on-campus shooting
    A student who was shot outside a South Carolina State University dorm Friday has died, officials said. Though university officials did not release the victim's name, Orangeburg County Coroner Samuetta Marshall said the victim was 20-year-old Brandon...
  • Purdue University shooting: Victim, suspect are identified

    Purdue University officials announced classes would be canceled through Wednesday after one teacher's assistant allegedly shot and killed another in the school's electrical engineering building. Cody Cousins, 23, was held in the Tippecanoe County Jail...
  • Teacher's assistant kills another at Purdue University, police say

    A teacher's assistant walked into a basement classroom at Purdue University on Tuesday, targeted a fellow teacher's assistant and opened fire, killing his victim before going outside and surrendering to police, authorities said. Cody Cousins, 23, was...
  • University of Oklahoma: No sign of shooting, but an all-too-common drill

    University of Oklahoma: No sign of shooting, but an all-too-common drill
    Shortly after ordering a campus-wide lockdown, University of Oklahoma officials said Wednesday there was no sign that shots were fired on campus and no reported injuries -- but the brief alert, police response and emergency warnings to shelter in place...
  • Family of Purdue shooting victim: Simply pray for Andrew

    The family of Andrew Boldt, a student and teaching assistant who was shot to death in an electrical engineering building at Purdue University, asked for prayers for him as police on Wednesday investigated the killing, allegedly by a fellow teaching...
  • 1 dead, 1 held on murder charge following shooting at Purdue

    1 dead, 1 held on murder charge following shooting at Purdue
    A Purdue University senior from Wisconsin is dead and another student is in custody on suspicion of murder following a shooting on the university campus in West LaFayette, Ind., according to school officials. The gunman walked into a basement...
  • Arizona State fraternity suspended after MLK-themed party mocks blacks

    Civil rights leaders are calling for the expulsion of members of the Arizona State University chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity who planned and participated in a Martin Luther King Jr.-themed party that mocked black people. The fraternity suffered...
  • Purdue shooting: 1 dead, suspect in custody, police say [Update]

    One person was killed and another was in custody after a shooting at Purdue University on Tuesday, officials said. University police chief John Cox said the gunman walked into a room at the school's electrical engineering department "with the...
  • Shooting suspect at Philadelphia-area university remains at large

    Shooting suspect at Philadelphia-area university remains at large
    Police officials said Tuesday they are still looking for a suspect in a shooting at Widener University, near Philadelphia, that left one student hospitalized. In an emailed statement, Chester Police Department officials said of the Monday evening...
  • Katie Porta: Disabilities advocate speaks for voiceless

    Katie Porta: Disabilities advocate speaks for voiceless
    Winter Park Memorial Hospital officials had their dukes up, on the defensive. On the line, a caller with an ominous question: “What are you doing at the hospital to my son?" Rather than a straight jab, the caller threw a curve: "My son came home...
  • Lawsuit accuses Homewood-Flossmoor of recruiting players

    Lawsuit accuses Homewood-Flossmoor of recruiting players
    The Homewood-Flossmoor varsity girls basketball team had just grabbed the No. 1 ranking in the state when a new adversary appeared -- a lawsuit alleging its coach had recruited players in violation of the rules. The suit, filed by a parent of a...