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  • 13 surrender in Illinois fraternity drinking death

    DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Thirteen of the 22 people facing hazing-related charges following a Northern Illinois University student’s death have turned themselves in to police. A DeKalb Police Department spokesman …


  • Ill. frat members charged in student hazing death

    DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Nearly two dozen fraternity members at Northern Illinois University have been charged with hazing-related counts after a freshman was found dead at their fraternity house following …


  • U. Iowa adds optional LGBT question to application

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa has become the nation’s first public university to include optional questions about sexual orientation and gender identity on its application, a …


  • Trayvon Martin shooter to stay on 24-hour monitor

    SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman must remain under 24-hour GPS monitoring while awaiting trial in the fatal shooting of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin and must stay in the county …


  • Harvard recognizes group promoting safe kinky sex

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Kinky sex has been admitted to Harvard. The nation’s oldest university has formally recognized Harvard College Munch, a group promoting discussions and safe practices of kinky …


  • UMaine: 3 plane crash victims were frat brothers

    OWLS HEAD, Maine (AP) — A small plane that spiraled downward and burst into flames after striking a pickup truck shortly before takeoff was carrying two University of Maine students …


  • Informant: NYPD paid me to ‘bait’ Muslims

    NEW YORK (AP) — A paid informant for the New York Police Department’s intelligence unit was under orders to “bait” Muslims into saying inflammatory things as he lived a double …


  • Tentative June trial set in Trayvon Martin case

    SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A judge set a tentative trial date next year for a neighborhood watch volunteer charged with fatally shooting Trayvon Martin. In her first hearing since taking …


  • Zimmerman asks for delay, information on Martin

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Neighborhood watch leader George Zimmerman will ask a Florida judge to delay his murder trial and request that Trayvon Martin’s school records and information from the …


  • Students, experts recoil at alcohol enema case

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Before an unruly Tennessee party ended with a student hospitalized for a dangerously high blood alcohol level, most people had probably never heard of alcohol enemas. …


  • Pa. college revives sororities after 79-year ban

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nearly 80 years after women at Swarthmore College voted to ban sororities because they were too exclusive, a group of female students will reinstate Greek life this …


  • Pa. college revives sororities after 79-year ban

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — After a nearly 80-year absence of sororities at Swarthmore College, female students will soon have the option of going Greek. Kappa Alpha Theta is establishing a chapter …


  • Homeowners association members face violence

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Disagreements that boil over into shouting matches, finger-pointing and even fistfights are often part of neighborhood homeowners association meetings, but the kind of violence that erupted …


  • Talks resume to end Chicago teachers strike

    CHICAGO (AP) — Union leaders representing thousands of striking Chicago public school teachers returned to the negotiating table Saturday with the school district to work out the details of a …


  • End to Chicago teachers strike is not assured

    CHICAGO (AP) — Negotiators seeking an end to Chicago’s teachers strike sound more hopeful than they have in weeks, announcing they have achieved a “framework” that could bring students back …


  • Murder charges in Ky. homeowners meeting shooting

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man with a history of disputes with his neighbors was indicted Thursday on two counts of murder in the shooting of two people at …


  • Portland, Ore., approves adding fluoride to water

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The City Council approved a plan Wednesday to add fluoride to Portland’s water, meaning Oregon’s biggest city is no longer the largest holdout in the U.S. …


  • $1M bond for man accused in Ky homeowners shooting

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Louisville man accused of opening fire at a homeowners association meeting, killing one and critically wounding another, was ordered held on a $1 million bond …


  • Man fatally shoots 1, wounds other at Ky. meeting

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Louisville man who was having zoning trouble with the fence around his house shot and killed a neighbor and critically injured another at a homeowners …


  • 1 dead, 1 wounded during Ky. homeowners meeting

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Louisville man who was having zoning trouble over the fence around his house shot and killed a neighbor and critically injured another at a homeowners …


  • Zimmerman wants Trayvon Martin’s school records

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Former neighborhood watch leader George Zimmerman wants to use Trayvon Martin’s school records as part of his defense. Zimmerman’s attorney said Friday he has sent subpoenas …


  • Boomers retiring to rural areas won’t find doctors

    GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Nina Musselman had no trouble finding a family doctor when she retired to rural Oregon nine years ago to be closer to her children. But …


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