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NCAA clears Wisconsin WR Quintez Cephus to play

Aug. 23, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus was declared eligible to play Friday, a year after he was suspended in the fallout from a sexual assault allegation that resulted in his acquittal by a jury at trial. Cephus was suspended from the team in August 2018 after he was charged with...

Lawsuit: Ex-Citadel staffer drugged, sexually abused cadet

Aug. 23, 2019 5:25 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A student at The Citadel sued an ex-instructor who he says agreed not to discipline him in exchange for sex. Former Citadel Lt. Col. Kenneth Boes was charged last year with sexually assaulting the cadet, but prosecutors dropped those charges for reasons that aren't explained in...

Catholic school gets new slogan after racist videos, threat

Aug. 23, 2019 7:17 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A private Catholic high school is South Carolina has unveiled a new slogan after a student was accused of making racist videos and threatening his school. The State newspaper reports the new motto for Cardinal Newman was proposed by a group of seniors and revealed Thursday to say, "We...

Police: 2 boys in custody for alleged school shooting threat

Aug. 22, 2019 6:35 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Police in Juneau say two 13-year-old boys were arrested after allegedly threatening a school shooting. The Juneau Police Department in a release say the boys were taken to a local youth detention center on felony charges of second-degree terroristic threatening. The release states...

Iowa teacher charged with sexually exploiting student

Aug. 22, 2019 3:40 PM EDT

COLUMBUS JUNCTION, Iowa (AP) — A southeastern Iowa high school teacher has been arrested and charged with sexually exploiting a student at his school. The Iowa Department of Public Safety says in a news release that 33-year-old Eusebio Jimenez Jr. was charged Thursday with sexual exploitation by a school...

Wisconsin WR Quintez Cephus reinstated, not eligible to play

Aug. 19, 2019 6:38 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus was cleared Monday to return to school after a jury acquitted him of sexual assault charges, though it was unclear when he will be eligible to play in a game. The school announced Chancellor Rebecca Blank's decision in a statement that said the...

Peoria police arrest student for bringing gun to high school

Aug. 19, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Police in the Phoenix suburb of Peoria say a Centennial High School student has been arrested for allegedly bringing a gun onto campus. They say the 16-year-old boy was booked Monday into the Durango Juvenile Detention Center on a charge of carrying a weapon on school grounds and drug...

The Latest: Wisconsin says Cephus has 'eligibility issues'

Aug. 19, 2019 5:48 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on Wisconsin reinstating receiver Quintez Cephus following his acquittal on sexual assault charges (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Wisconsin football officials say receiver Quintez Cephus is back on the team after a jury acquitted him of sexual assault charges but it might be...

Hawaii student suspensions at US average, not worst

Aug. 18, 2019 6:10 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A report with erroneous data has been corrected to show student suspensions in Hawaii were not the nation's worst, officials said. The Hawaii Department of Education mistakenly combined suspension days for every offense, rather than by student, before the information was sent to the federal...

Records: Hazing at football camp included sexual assault

Aug. 16, 2019 3:23 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Eleven Cleveland-area high school football players were victims of hazing at a camp in June, including four who were sexually assaulted by teammates, court records show. Authorities say the assaults and hazing occurred during a Berea-Midpark High School football camp held at Case Western...