Missouri fraternity suspended over reports of racial slurs

The University of Missouri temporarily suspended a fraternity on Wednesday over accusations of racial slurs directed toward black students, in the latest incident of racial tension that has roiled the campus for nearly a year.

The university action followed the national organization of Delta Upsilon fraternity, which suspended the chapter earlier on Wednesday.

The incident began late Tuesday night when a group of white students walked past two female members of the Legion of Black Collegians' Activities Committee.

The legion said in a statement that one of the white students yelled a racial slur at the women, who then contacted other legion members. Police then...