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Boston College hits 18 3-pointers, beats Miami 84-62

Jan. 12, 2021 9:26 PM EST

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. (AP) — Jay Heath scored a career-high 27 points, Rich Kelly added 25 and Boston College made a season-high 18 3-pointers, beating Miami 84-62 on Tuesday night to snap a four-game losing streak. Steffon Mitchell added 12 points for Boston College (3-9, 1-5 Atlantic Coast Conference),...

District says it shouldn't have to give workers gun training

Jan. 12, 2021 4:47 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A school district that voted after a deadly shooting to allow employees to be armed argued Tuesday in Ohio’s highest court that they shouldn’t have to first provide police-level training to those workers. The state Supreme Court heard oral arguments from both sides in...

Alabama quarterback Mac Jones, middle, offensive linemen Alex Leatherwood, left, and Landon Dickerson, right, celebrate with the trophy, after their win against Ohio State in an NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Alabama won 52-24. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Sarkisian, Bama stars deliver big numbers in OC's finale

Jan. 12, 2021 1:27 AM EST

Steve Sarkisian took full advantage of three of the most dangerous weapons in college football in their final act together. The top-ranked Crimson Tide's offensive coordinator put on another dominating play calling clinic during Monday night's 52-24 win over No. 3 Ohio State in the College Football Playoff...

FILE - This undated file photo provided by Cornelia Reynolds shows her son Gabriel Taye when he was in second grade. The parents of 8-year-old Taye, who killed himself after being persistently bullied, can move forward with a lawsuit against the Cincinnati school district that alleges wrongful death and other charges, a federal appeals panel ruled Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020. (Cornelia Reynolds via AP, File)

Court: Parents of child who killed himself can sue educators

Dec. 29, 2020 5:15 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The parents of an 8-year-old student who killed himself after being persistently bullied can move forward with a lawsuit against the Cincinnati school district that alleges wrongful death and other charges, a federal appeals panel ruled Tuesday. The three-judge panel of the 6th U.S....

FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2020, file photo, Utah running back Ty Jordan (22) scores against Washington State during the second half of an NCAA college football game, in Salt Lake City.   Authorities say Jordan died at a hospital in the Dallas area after accidently shooting himself. University officials announced Ty Jordan’s death Saturday, the day after he was named Pac-12’s newcomer of the year. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Authorities: Utah's Ty Jordan died in accidental shooting

Dec. 27, 2020 4:30 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Ty Jordan, a star freshman running back for the University of Utah, died at a Dallas-area hospital after accidently shooting himself, authorities said Sunday. University officials announced Jordan's death Saturday, a day after he was named Pac-12’s newcomer of the year, but did not...

Freshman Cardoso nets 24, No. 18 Orange women top BC 83-70

Dec. 20, 2020 4:35 PM EST

CHESTNUT HILLS, Mass. (AP) — Freshman Kamilla Cardoso scored 24 points on 10-of-11 shooting and No. 18 Syracuse defeated Boston College 83-70 on Sunday despite the absence of star point guard Tiana Mangakahia. Mangakahia sat out with a left foot injury after getting hurt against Miami on Dec. 10,...

More students abducted in Nigeria but are quickly rescued

Dec. 20, 2020 5:31 AM EST

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Gunmen in Nigeria abducted more than 80 Islamic school students in northwestern Katsina state Saturday night, but the pupils were quickly rescued by security forces after a fierce gun battle, police announced Sunday. The foiled abduction comes less than two days after the release...

FILE – This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss, an Ohio State University team doctor employed by the school from 1978 until his 1998 retirement. Ohio State University will pay $5.8 million to settle lawsuits by about two dozen more survivors over decades-old sexual abuse by now-deceased team doctor, Strauss, bringing the total settlements so far to $46.7 million for 185 survivors, the university announced Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. (Ohio State University via AP, File)

Ohio State tallies hundreds more instances of abuse by doc

Dec. 18, 2020 4:58 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University has tallied hundreds more instances of alleged decades-old sexual misconduct by now-deceased team doctor Richard Strauss, bringing the total to more than 2,000, according to its latest campus crime data disclosed under the federal Clery Act. Hundreds of men...

Florida school massacre case no closer to a trial date

Dec. 11, 2020 10:35 AM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The 2018 Florida school massacre in which 17 people were killed and 17 others wounded is still not close to going to trial, attorneys said at a hearing Friday. Defense lawyers for Nikolas Cruz said there remain difficulties related to the coronavirus pandemic with getting mental...

School district ends request for massacre social media posts

Dec. 10, 2020 8:51 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida school district abruptly dropped its request Thursday that the families of students and staff slain in a 2018 high school massacre be required to turn over their social media posts from that period as it tries to defend itself from lawsuits. Attorney Eugene Pettis,...