- U. of Oregon sorority president injured in park fall Updated: Aug-04-15 11:14 am
EUGENE, Oregon - The president of a University of Oregon sorority is recovering from serious injuries sustained in a fall at Smith Rock State Park.
- FBI, Newport News Police plan outreach event Updated: Aug-04-15 3:02 am
NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia - The Federal Bureau of Investigation in Norfolk has announced a community outreach event aimed at promoting cultural awareness and mutual respect.
- National group approves merger of Rutgers' 2 law schools Updated: Aug-03-15 4:05 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - The American Bar Association has approved Rutgers University's plan to merge its two law schools into one entity with two campuses.
- Clowns bring laughter, meals to homeless in Omaha Updated: Jul-31-15 5:41 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - A local group of professional and amateur clowns took their acts to the streets of Omaha to help bring laughter and meals to the homeless.
- Oklahoma, advocacy groups reach agreement on voter rights Updated: Jul-30-15 6:05 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma residents who seek public assistance from various state agencies will be provided more opportunities to register to vote under the terms of a settlement agreement announced Thursday that would stave off a potential lawsuit over the state's compliance with federal voting laws.
- Criminal defense lawyers critical of sentencing task force Updated: Jul-30-15 4:06 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers says a task force that will recommend sentencing changes has not reached out to that group for input.
- Alaska Editorials Updated: Jul-30-15 1:38 pm
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- 3 UVa graduates sue Rolling Stone over retracted rape story Updated: Jul-30-15 2:46 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity profiled in a debunked account of a gang rape in a retracted Rolling Stone magazine story filed a lawsuit against the publication and the article's author Wednesday, court records show.
- Then & Now: Medicare and Medicaid turn 50 Updated: Jul-29-15 12:45 pm
WASHINGTON - When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law on July 30, 1965, roughly half of Americans 65 and older had no health insurance.
- Plans for Army base could include museum, amphitheater Updated: Jul-28-15 7:32 am
ATLANTA - Filmmaker Tyler Perry's plans for a sprawling movie studio at Fort McPherson may include an amphitheater and a museum, according to documents obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
- Judge: Citizens United must disclose donor information to NY Updated: Jul-27-15 8:19 pm
NEW YORK - A nonprofit conservative organization advocating for less government must disclose information about its major donors to New York's attorney general if it wants to solicit money in the state, a judge said Monday.
- U. of Richmond suspends fraternity for policy violations Updated: Jul-26-15 12:59 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Sigma Alpha Epsilon's chapter at the University of Richmond has been indefinitely suspended for violating the school's policies.
- Police, Salvation Army partner in community outreach event Updated: Jul-25-15 9:05 am
TUCKER, Georgia - DeKalb County police are planning a community outreach event focused on the homeless and school-aged children.
- Man convicted of UI rape seeks overturn of verdict Updated: Jul-24-15 1:08 pm
MOSCOW, Idaho - A man convicted of raping a woman outside a University of Idaho fraternity house has asked that his conviction and 15-year sentence be dismissed.
- Nebraska patrol considering new community outreach policy Updated: Jul-24-15 7:17 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Authorities say a new outreach policy under consideration by Nebraska State Patrol leaders would encourage on-duty troopers to attend county fairs, public celebrations, school programs, sporting events, recitals and church services.
- No bail in alleged sexual assaults at Utah State fraternity Updated: Jul-23-15 5:13 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A judge has ordered a Utah State University student accused in sexual assaults at a fraternity house held without bail.
- US Navy nurse honored for not force-feeding Gitmo prisoners Updated: Jul-23-15 4:28 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - A U.S. Navy nurse who refused to force-feed prisoners on an extended hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay has received an ethics award from the American Nurses Association.
- Teen's parents sue Johns Hopkins over alleged frat rape Updated: Jul-22-15 4:20 pm
BALTIMORE - The parents of a 16-year-old who says she was sexually assaulted at an off-campus fraternity party are suing Johns Hopkins University for $20 million.
- Teen's parents sue Johns Hopkins over alleged frat rape Updated: Jul-22-15 2:55 pm
BALTIMORE - The family of a 16-year-old who says she was sexually assaulted at an off-campus fraternity party is suing Johns Hopkins University for $20 million.
- Lack of forensic nurse training barrier for SD rape victims Updated: Jul-22-15 1:08 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - A lack of forensic training for nurses across much of South Dakota is prolonging the distance rape victims need to travel in search of justice.
- Court upholds Milwaukee residency requirements Updated: Jul-21-15 2:16 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - A Wisconsin appeals court on Tuesday upheld Milwaukee's long-standing requirement that its public workers also live in the city, undermining a Republican-backed state law meant to bar such restrictions.
- Recent Kansas Editorials Updated: Jul-21-15 8:06 am
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- No charges for head of frat whose pledge died on hazing hike Updated: Jul-20-15 10:10 pm
LOS ANGELES - The head of a now-defunct fraternity at California State University, Northridge will not face charges in the death of a pledge during a hike that some say was senseless and cruel hazing.
- Fraternity member pleads to misdemeanor in resort vandalism Updated: Jul-20-15 8:16 am
GAYLORD, Michigan - Another member of a now-closed University of Michigan fraternity has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge connected to vandalism at a ski resort.
- Boeing warns airlines against flying battery shipments Updated: Jul-17-15 8:20 pm
WASHINGTON - Boeing, one of the world's two largest aircraft makers, warned its passenger airline customers on Friday that flying bulk shipments of lithium-ion batteries can cause fires capable of destroying the planes.