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Secret Service goes on the road to help curb school violence

Feb. 18, 2020 4:41 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service is taking its effort to curb school violence on the road to help thousands of educators, law enforcement personnel, mental health professionals and others learn how to identify people who may be threats. The latest stop in the Secret Service tour is this week in Miami,...

2 Alcorn State students fatally shot in Mississippi

Feb. 18, 2020 3:06 PM EST

PORT GIBSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi authorities say two Alcorn State University students were killed and two others were wounded in an off-campus shooting late Monday. Alcorn officials issued a statement Tuesday saying the shooting in Claiborne County happened at an off-campus event-venue about 13 miles...

Officials: 2 shot in outside event held at college gym

Feb. 16, 2020 3:34 PM EST

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Two people were shot and wounded early Sunday at a college gym in northern South Carolina during what school officials said was a birthday party being held by an outside group, according to news reports. Lt. Michael Chavis of the Rock Hill Police Department told The Charlotte...

Suit: Drake, fraternity negligent in dangerous hazing event

Feb. 15, 2020 5:59 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A student is suing Drake University in Des Moines, along with a fraternity at the school and several fellow students for an unspecified amount after he said he nearly died from a hazing incident. Court documents filed Feb. 7 show Marcus Shields is suing the school, Theta Chi...

Armed robbery, shooting near campus leaves 2 students hurt

Feb. 15, 2020 5:52 PM EST

INDIANA, Pa. (AP) — An armed robbery and shooting at a pair of addresses near a western Pennsylvania university campus left two students injured, one with a gunshot wound, authorities said. Indiana University of Pennsylvania said three males dressed in black clothing and wearing ski masks were involved in...

Wisconsin guard Brad Davison (34) makes a lay up against Nebraska forward Kevin Cross (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/John Peterson)

Davison, Badgers send Huskers to 10th straight loss 81-64

Feb. 15, 2020 5:28 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Brad Davison couldn’t hit a shot in practice the last two days, but that changed Saturday when he scored 30 points on 8-of-11 3-point shooting to lead Wisconsin to an 81-64 win and send Nebraska to its school-record tying 10th straight loss 81-64 on Saturday. “I’ve...

Teen arrested at Albuquerque high school with 2 loaded guns

Feb. 15, 2020 5:17 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a 16-year-old boy was arrested after being found with two loaded guns on the campus of the Albuquerque high school he attends. The sophomore at Atrisco Heritage Academy was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of unlawful carrying of a deadly weapon on school premises and...

School district cancels basketball game, dance over threat

Feb. 15, 2020 4:21 PM EST

Westfield Center, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio school district canceled a Saturday basketball game and a winter dance because of an undisclosed threat made against the high school. Cloverleaf Local Schools Superintendent Daryl Kubilus sent a private alert to members of the school community Saturday that said the...

Middle school band director fired amid sex abuse charges

Feb. 15, 2020 4:03 PM EST

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — School officials in a North Carolina county on Saturday fired a middle school band director charged with sex crimes involving six alleged victims. The New Hanover County Board of Education unanimously voted to fire Roland-Grise Middle School band director Peter Frank after meeting...

Northeastern defeats Coll. Of Charleston 65-51

Feb. 15, 2020 2:53 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Maxime Boursiquot scored 18 points on 9-of-11 shooting and Northeastern topped College of Charleston 65-51 on Saturday. Jordan Roland had 17 points for the Huskies (13-13, 7-7 Colonial Athletic Conference) and Bolden Brace 13. The game was tied at 33 at the half but Boursiquot had two layups...