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Man accused of planning sorority killings denied release

Jul. 24, 2021 15:00 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — A judge has ordered a man accused of planning to kill sorority members at an Ohio university to remain behind bars. Magistrate Judge Stephanie Bowman on Friday cited a parole violation and the “serious nature of the charges" as reasons to keep...

Indictment: Man who hates women planned shooting at sorority

Jul. 21, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man who identifies with a group that despises women appeared in federal court in Cincinnati on Wednesday on charges related to his plans to kill sorority members at an unidentified university in Ohio, authorities said. Tres Genco, 21, of Hillsboro,...

Edwards vetoes anti-vaccine bills in final action on session

Jul. 02, 2021 14:47 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Touting the life-saving benefits of the coronavirus vaccine, Gov. John Bel Edwards on Friday vetoed three Republican-sponsored bills striking at vaccine mandates in Louisiana, among two dozen measures the Democratic governor announced he rejected as he completed his...

VCU expels fraternity chapter after student death

Jun. 03, 2021 16:16 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Commonwealth University announced the expulsion of a fraternity from campus Thursday following a pledge’s death from alcohol poisoning after a fraternity party. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that the university’s student...

Bloomsburg University eliminates fraternities, sororities

May. 14, 2021 14:48 PM EDT

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Bloomsburg University is doing away with Greek life, effective immediately. The state-owned university said it has severed ties with all 16 of its fraternities and sororities, both local and national. Bloomsburg announced the decision on Thursday...

Connecticut to launch $150 million fund to help businesses

May. 06, 2021 19:06 PM EDT

A new $150 million, multi-year initiative to invest in Connecticut businesses, with a major focus on fledgling small businesses located in communities hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, was unveiled on Thursday. The Department of Economic and Community Development hopes...