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Judge won't immediately put Michigan professor back in class

Jan. 27, 2022 13:47 PM EST

BIG RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan professor who was suspended for making a provocative video for his history students won't be returning to class any time soon. A federal judge rejected Barry Mehler's request for immediate reinstatement Wednesday and set a March 7 hearing on his...

Professor suspended over video sues Michigan university

Jan. 26, 2022 21:27 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan professor asked a judge Wednesday to immediately reinstate him, two weeks after he was suspended for making a sarcastic video for students that included profanity and criticism of Ferris State University's COVID-19 policies. Attorneys for Barry Mehler said...

Mack out as Louisville hoops coach, Pegues named interim

Jan. 26, 2022 19:22 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Chris Mack is out as Louisville men’s basketball coach. Mack and the school agreed to part ways and assistant Mike Pegues has been named interim coach for the remainder of the Cardinals' season. The moves were announced Wednesday following a...

Judge rejects home detention for school stabbing suspect

Jan. 26, 2022 10:03 AM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy who allegedly stabbed a classmate in a South Bend high school’s restroom will remain in custody as he awaits trial, a judge has ruled. The boy’s attorney and mother had asked a St. Joseph probate court magistrate to place him under...

Family of suspect in school stabbing seeks home detention

Jan. 25, 2022 12:04 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The family of a 15-year-old boy who allegedly stabbed a classmate in a South Bend high school's restroom want him placed on home detention while he awaits trial. St. Joseph prosecutors argued during a Monday court hearing that the teen should remain in...

Settlement in works over teacher who kicked kindergartner

Jan. 22, 2022 10:38 AM EST

SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) — The family of a Kansas girl who was kicked by her kindergarten teacher have reached a partial settlement, federal court records show. Lawyers for the child and her mother are seeking the court’s approval of an agreement with the former teacher, Crystal...

LGBTQ dating ban at BYU probed in federal investigation

Jan. 20, 2022 17:42 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education has opened a civil-rights investigation into how LGBTQ students are disciplined at Brigham Young University, a private religious school. The complaint under investigation came after the school said it would still enforce a ban...

USC fraternity parties must now have security guard presence

Jan. 20, 2022 13:45 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Most fraternities at the University of Southern California will be allowed to start having parties again in March if security guards are posted at stairs or hallways in fraternity houses that lead to bedrooms, the Los Angeles Times reported. Strict rules issued...

Clemson fraternity suspended for 4 years after hazing probe

Jan. 20, 2022 11:14 AM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — After an investigation into hazing, a Clemson University fraternity has been suspended for four years for violating the university's code of conduct. A probe into the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity revealed hazing incidents that occurred on Feb. 4, 2021, according to...

Suspended professor threatens to sue if he's not reinstated

Jan. 18, 2022 17:50 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan professor who was suspended after making a profanity-filled video for his students is threatening to file a lawsuit if Ferris State University doesn't quickly lift the sanction. An attorney for Barry Mehler warned the school in a letter Tuesday, saying...