State University Crime
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Recent Crime News
Thursday Feb 26 | via WICU12 Erie
What should our fellow students make sure they have before heading to class in the morning? Extra pencils? Meal cards? The gun lobby is now pushing bills in state legislatures across the country that would allow guns onto college campuses. Here in Florida, they're pushing a group of five bills that would force public colleges and universities to allow hidden, loaded guns on campus, and would even allow guns in K-12 schools. Comment?
Sunday Feb 22 | via The Miami Herald
Her father, a code compliance officer in the Wichita suburb of Park City, had taught her to be wary of strangers, and this one had sat in his car next to her trash dumpster for an hour. She'd called her husband. Comment?
Saturday Feb 21 | via The Wichita Eagle
She almost didn't answer. Her father, a code compliance officer in the Wichita suburb of Park City, had taught her to be wary of strangers, and this one had sat in his car next to her trash dumpster for an hour. Comment?
Saturday Feb 21 | via Journalgazette.net
LOS ANGELES Negotiators reached a tentative contract covering West Coast dockworkers on Friday evening, likely ending a protracted labor dispute that snarled international trade at seaports handling about $1 trillion worth of cargo annually. The breakthrough came after nine months of negotiations that turned contentious in the fall, when dockworkers and their employers began blaming each other for problems getting imports to consumers and exports overseas. Comment?
Monday Feb 16 | via KATV Little Rock
Research from Kansas State University found that women are less financially capable, especially women younger than 34 and older than 55. She says the gender gap could be because we live in a society where men historically have taken care of the finances and many women haven't learned what they need to do "I really think it all goes back to education," says Walker. "People fear things that they do not understand, and fear will cause you to basically be paralyzed and not be able to move forward with regard to your finances." Comment?
Friday Feb 13 | via KLAL-FM Little Rock
In a letter Friday to Attorney General Eric Holder, the groups said there is enough circumstantial evidence to "warrant a federal hate crime investigation" into the deaths of Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23, his wife Yusor Mohammed, 21, and her 19-year-old sister Razan Abu-Salha. Such a step would be important to those victims' families, as well as many other Muslims across the United States, states the letter, which is signed by a number of Islamic and Arab organizations plus Jewish, Sikh, Asian-American and other groups. Comment?
Thursday Feb 12 | via KAIT-TV Jonesboro
By JAMIE STENGLE Associated Press STEPHENVILLE, Texas - The widow of the Navy SEAL depicted in the Oscar-nominated film "American Sniper" clutched military dog tags and told jurors about her final moments with her husband, just hours before he and a friend were slain at a Texas gun range. Taya Kyle was the first prosecution witness called Wednesday in the murder trial of the ex-Marine accused of fatally shooting Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield two years ago. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 11 | via NewsOn6 Tulsa
Robert E. Lee and civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. on the same day failed again before a legislative panel Wednesday, despite... An effort to end Arkansas' practice of commemorating Confederate Gen. Comment?
Monday Feb 9 | via KFOR-TV Oklahoma City
Curtis Bell, 18, is facing first degree rape charges after allegedly sexually assaulting a female Southeastern Oklahoma State University classmate inside of a dorm. According to KTEN , the woman told university police that Curtis Bell assaulted her when she passed out in her friend's dorm after playing a round of drinking games. Comment?
Monday Feb 9 | via KXII-TV Sherman
In the wake of a rape arrest this past Thursday at Southeastern Oklahoma State University, and President Barack Obama's recent call to U.S. colleges and universities to address sexual assault, SOSU President Sean Burrage says his school will do everything it can to prevent sexual assault from happening. Curtis Patrick Bell was arrested by SOSU campus police this past week and brought to the Bryan County Jail for allegedly raping a woman in her dorm hall. Comment?
Monday Feb 9 | via 4029TV.com
In summer 2014, Burse, who is president of Kentucky State University, gave up $90,000 of his almost $350,000 salary so that 24 of the university's lowest paid workers could earn $10.25 an hour. The move gave them a 40 percent pay increase. 1 comment
Thursday Feb 5 | via Patch.com
At 6:51 a.m., motor vehicle crash on First Street in area of Traders Way. Slick roads. Comment?
Sunday Feb 1 | via KATV Little Rock
Northeastern Arkansas police have identified the 24-year-old man who died after his intended robbery victim shot him. Jonesboro police spokesman Paul Holmes says Isaac Bailey of Jonesboro died Tuesday night at a local hospital after suffering a gunshot wound and injuries related to a fight. Comment?
Jan 30, 2015 | via KATV Little Rock
The power that law enforcement officials embody has come into question recently, with police brutality events like that of Officer Darren Wilson killing an unarmed 18 year-old or the choke hold death of Eric Garner by a New York City police officer. Police agencies are taking their own steps to make sure officer authority isn't being abused, but do you know when your rights are being trampled? Do you know what those rights are? Tonight on Nightside, KATV's Matt Mershon takes a closer look at the rights of civilians during a traffic stop. Comment?
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