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11 indicted in fraternity pledge's alcohol poisoning death

Sep. 24, 2021 19:56 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Eight Virginia Commonwealth University students have been charged with hazing in a fraternity pledge's death from alcohol poisoning after a party earlier this year, officials said Friday. The eight men arrested Friday range in age from 19 to 22,...

Sexual assault cases spur protests on campuses across US

Sep. 24, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Reported sexual assaults have sparked large protests on college campuses in at least seven states just weeks into the new school year, which advocates say reflects both a greater vulnerability among students who spent last school year learning remotelyand a greater...

EXPLAINER: What's next in Dru Sjodin death penalty case

Sep. 24, 2021 16:26 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s first and only federal capital punishment case is on hold after a federal judge this month threw out the death sentence given to Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. in 2006 in the death of college student Dru Sjodin. Judge Ralph Erickson, who...

Another Montana therapeutic boarding school closing

Sep. 24, 2021 13:37 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A therapeutic boarding school in northwestern Montana, which state inspectors learned had once made boys sleep outside in winter conditions without proper clothing as punishment, closed on Friday. Staffers confirmed to the Montana State News Bureau ...

District: Missouri students posted slavery petition online

Sep. 22, 2021 18:25 PM EDT

LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — Officials in a suburban Kansas City school district are investigating after a small group of students posted a petition online calling for the return of slavery. The petition came to light last week after the students at Park Hill South High School...

Student, 15, found with gun after threat to security officer

Sep. 22, 2021 15:02 PM EDT

TAYLOR, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old Detroit-area high school student was found carrying a gun and arrested after allegedly threatening to shoot a school security officer. Officers found the loaded gun in the teen’s fanny pack Wednesday morning at Taylor High School,...

NCAA places Ga Tech women's hoops team on 3 years probation

Sep. 21, 2021 16:51 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The NCAA placed Georgia Tech's women's basketball program on probation for three years Tuesday, citing violations committed under former coach MaChelle Joseph that included players being forced to practice longer than the rules allow and on scheduled off days. ...

'Devious licks' videos of damage, thefts bedevil US schools

Sep. 17, 2021 18:16 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kids across the U.S. are posting TikTok videos of themselves vandalizing school bathrooms and stealing soap dispensers and even turf from football fields, bedeviling school administrators seeking to contain the viral internet trend. The “devious...

Another fight at Louisiana school results in more arrests

Sep. 17, 2021 15:36 PM EDT

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A fight Friday at the same Louisiana high school where 14 students were arrested a day earlier has resulted in more students facing charges. Two groups of teenage girls, ages 14 to 17, were involved in the fight at Southwood High School in...

IU Health: 125 no longer employed after declining vaccine

Sep. 17, 2021 10:51 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s largest hospital system says more than 100 workers are no longer employed with the health network after they did not comply with its mandate for all employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Indiana University Health said Thursday...