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UMass fraternity charged after student got alcohol poisoning

Sep. 23, 2018 10:02 PM EDT

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — A fraternity at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has been indicted about a year after a student suffered alcohol poisoning. The Northwestern district attorney's office says the Theta Mu chapter of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity was charged this week with hazing and procuring...

Marathon bomber's friend to be deported after prison release

Aug. 29, 2018 7:54 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A college friend of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has been released from prison and handed over to federal immigration officials, who plan to deport him to his native Kazakhstan (kah-zahk-STAHN'). A spokesman for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...