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Teen SC school shooter gets life for killing 1st grader

Nov. 14, 2019 7:19 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A school shooter who was 14 when he killed a first grader on a school playground in South Carolina after killing his father in their home was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole. Jesse Osborne targeted Townville Elementary School because he had spent seven years there....

Hong Kong police say protesters out of control, deny curfew

Nov. 14, 2019 11:28 AM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police warned protesters Thursday that they were moving “one step closer to terrorism” by sinking the city into chaos, as riot squads skirmished with militant students at major universities. China’s leader said ending the violence and restoring order are Hong...

Ohio State’s Young to miss 1 more game for NCAA violation

Nov. 13, 2019 6:50 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State star defensive end Chase Young will be held out of one more game as punishment for breaking NCAA rules by accepting a personal loan. The penalty was announced by Ohio State in a statement Wednesday. The school had sought immediate reinstatement from the NCAA. The situation...

The Latest: Some exchange students urged to leave Hong Kong

Nov. 13, 2019 12:19 PM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the Hong Kong protests (all times local): 7 p.m. Several Nordic students at Hong Kong Baptist University are being moved because anti-government demonstrators are on the school grounds. Student Elina Neverdal Hjoennevaag told Norwegian broadcaster NRK on Wednesday that they...

Chinese, other students flee Hong Kong as violence worsens

Nov. 13, 2019 10:35 AM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — University students from mainland China and Taiwan are fleeing Hong Kong, while those from three Scandinavian countries have been moved or urged to leave as college campuses become the latest battleground in the city’s 5-month-long anti-government unrest. Marine police used a boat...

Officials: Death of San Diego State student was accidental

Nov. 12, 2019 8:44 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The death of a college freshman in California who was hospitalized after attending a fraternity party was accidental, a medical examiner ruled Tuesday. Dylan Hernandez, 19, suffered injuries to his head when he fell from his bunk bed in the dorm at San Diego State University, authorities...

San Diego State student, 19, dies after attending frat party

Nov. 11, 2019 7:35 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego State University announced Monday the death of a freshman who was hospitalized after attending a fraternity party. Dylan Hernandez, 19, went to the party Wednesday, school officials said. Early Thursday, university police responded to a 911 call that a student needed medical...

Police to seek hazing-related charges for 3 football players

Nov. 8, 2019 3:10 PM EST

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Three football players at a Catholic high school in suburban Detroit should face charges after an investigation found some players were subjected to hazing involving a broomstick, police said Friday. The investigation began last week after all-boys De La Salle Collegiate said it would...

School appeals federal judge's decision over 'rapist' note

Nov. 8, 2019 1:58 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A school district Friday appealed a judge's decision to block a three-day suspension imposed on a 15-year-old student who posted comments about a "rapist" on a bathroom mirror. The Cape Elizabeth School Committee felt compelled to take the case to the U.S. 1st Circuit Court of...

Fraternity closes troubled University of Missouri chapter

Nov. 8, 2019 12:48 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A University of Missouri fraternity chapter with a troubled history is closing for now but could reopen with new members as early as 2022. The Columbia Missourian reports that the Executive Committee of Sigma Chi International Fraternity announced Thursday that the chapter on the...