Safety

University of Utah tosses proposed skateboard ban for stricter rules

Skateboarders and bikers wouldn’t get kicked off the University of Utah campus but would be subject to new rules and safety warnings.

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Lawmakers should heed North Carolina police against guns on campus

North Carolina legislators who have not shown much of a penchant for listening to the views of their constituents in recent weeks would do well to pay closer attention to what one select group of constituents is saying regarding proposed legislation that would allow guns on college and university campuses across the state.

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N.Y. Sen. Schumer seeks crackdown on "academic doping"

New York's senior senator wants colleges to come back from summer break with a plan on how to deal with abuse of prescription ADHD pills.

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Not many ask to carry concealed at Wyo. colleges

Students at one of the state’s community colleges or the University of Wyoming have the ability to ask if they can have a concealed carry weapon on campus, according to state statute.

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Teen with replica AK-47 prompts gun scare on California college campus

Officers swarmed the campus of a Fremont career college after a teenage boy toting what appeared to be an AK-47 was seen roaming around the campus pointing the weapon at classroom windows, police said.

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UC Riverside student charged with soliciting murder

Dennis Lin and Barbara Wu had a turbulent relationship like thousands of other couples. The dating UC Riverside students would quarrel but forgive, insult yet forget, scuffle and then make up.

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Shooting victims remembered at Santa Monica College graduation

A day after hundreds of people gathered at Santa Monica College to mourn the loss of those slain in a gunman's rampage, thousands of students, their teachers and their family members returned to celebrate a graduation.

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University of Houston professor stabbed to death with stiletto heel

Ana Trujillo, 44, was arrested and charged this weekend when police found her boyfriend, Alf Stefan Andersson, with multiple stab wounds to the head lying on the floor of an apartment early Sunday morning, Houston police said in a news release.

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Santa Monica College shooter had interest in assault weapons

The man who killed five people in Santa Monica in a shooting rampage had shown an interest in assault weapons as early as 2006, according to a teacher at his old high school.

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Princeton University reopens after bomb threat

No explosive devices were found at Princeton University following a bomb threat that shut down the campus for more than eight hours Tuesday, officials said.

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