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Student shot and killed by Cal State U. San Bernardino Police

Cal State U. San Bernardino student Bartholomew Williams, 38, was shot and killed by CSUSB University Police at 6:56 p.m. on Saturday, according to a San Bernardino Police Department press release.

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A state of emergency: U. Texas bomb hoax

After the weekend, concern about the timeliness and language of the U. Texas’ response to Friday’s hoax bomb threat remains while FBI investigations are still ongoing.

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Column: Virginia Tech decision sets high bar for college campus safety

It’s more than a little ironic that an investigation into whether or not Virginia Tech officials acted in a “timely” fashion in the wake of the 2007 shooting has taken more than five years to complete.

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Jindal warns residents to ‘prepare for the worst’

Jindal warns residents to ‘prepare for the worst’

Gov. Bobby Jindal reminded residents in a press conference Monday to stay safe as Tropical Storm Isaac makes its way toward Louisiana. The state is prepared with 1.2 million Meals Ready to Eat, 1.4 million bottles of water and more than 10,000 tarps on hand, he said.

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Column: Removing the stigma

It has been a bloody couple of weeks: a barrage of bullets at a midnight movie screening, a hate-fueled massacre at a Sikh temple, a shootout on the outskirts of a Texas university and now, most recently, a close call when a security guard thwarted a gunman’s attempt to open fire at a “pro-family” organization in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday.

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Three dead, four wounded in shooting near Texas A&M campus

Three people are dead after a shooting in College Station Monday, including law enforcement officer Brian Bachmann, Constable Precinct 1 Brazo County, and the suspect in the shooting. A male civilian died of injuries sustained during the shooting, and four other people were injured, including three police officers.

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Wisconsin RB Montee Ball injured in attack

Wisconsin football running back Montee Ball suffered head injuries after he was attacked on University Avenue early Wednesday morning, according to a Madison Police Department report.

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College-bound students engage in risky behaviors

Sixteen percent of teens visiting college campuses admit to drinking alcohol during their stay. A recent study conducted by the Center for Adolescent Research and Education at Susquehanna U. and Students Against Destructive Decisions sought to examine the safety of student hosts and visitors during overnight college visits.

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Auburn shooting suspect Desmonte Leonard in custody

Auburn shooting suspect Desmonte Leonard in custody

Desmonte Leonard turned himself in to the Montgomery Federal Courthouse at 7:57 p.m. Tuesday evening. At a press conference held at the Auburn Police station, Chief Tommy Dawson addressed the closure of the case with a final thought to the victims’ families.

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Chizik addresses media for first time since shooting

Chizik addresses media for first time since shooting

In Auburn coach Gene Chizik’s first press conference since the deaths of Demario Pitts and former Auburn football players Ed Christian and Ladarious Phillips, he emphasized one thing above all else: this is not about football.

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