Education issues

September 20, 2017 - 1:19 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A day after a deadly earthquake struck Mexico City, University of Nevada scientists will mimic quakes to test new bridge designs developed to help the structures better withstand violent temblors. The engineers on Wednesday will rattle a 100-ton, 70-foot (21-meter) bridge model to...
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September 20, 2017 - 1:19 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A day after a deadly earthquake struck Mexico City, University of Nevada scientists will mimic quakes to test new bridge designs developed to help the structures better withstand violent temblors. The engineers on Wednesday will rattle a 100-ton, 70-foot (21-meter) bridge model to...
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September 19, 2017 - 6:43 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Five members of a Christian college football team in suburban Chicago face felony charges after one of their teammates alleged they duct-taped his hands and feet and attempted to sodomize him with an object before dumping him half-naked in an off-campus park. The DuPage County State'...
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September 19, 2017 - 7:51 am
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — Suburban Chicago authorities say five members of a Christian college's football team accused of hazing face felony charges. The DuPage County State's Attorney's office announced Monday that the five Wheaton College players are charged with aggravated battery, mob action and...
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September 18, 2017 - 11:57 pm
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Classes are scheduled to resume Tuesday in northwestern Montana's Flathead Valley after more than 30 public and private schools canceled classes last week because several schools received cyber-threats. More than 15,000 students have stayed home because of the closures...
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September 18, 2017 - 11:32 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia Tech student by campus police (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Georgia Tech is refusing to release the 911 call that led to campus police fatally shooting a student at the Atlanta school. Police shot and killed 21-year-old Scout Schultz...
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September 17, 2017 - 1:56 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local): 1 a.m. Violence during a protest in a St. Louis suburb has forced the public transportation agency Metro to suspend light rail and bus service...
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September 16, 2017 - 11:58 am
ROCKFORD, Wash. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a thief who made off with the purse of a parent who rushed to check on her child following the school shooting this week in Washington state. The Spokane County Sheriff's Office said the thief has racked up more than $36,000 in fraudulent charges...
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September 15, 2017 - 1:16 am
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a speech by a conservative commentator at the University of California, Berkeley (all times local): 10:10 p.m. University of California, Berkeley police say there have been four to five arrests related to protests in Berkeley, all on city property. Hundreds...
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September 14, 2017 - 8:58 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Police are investigating a Louisiana State University student's death as a possible fraternity hazing incident, university officials said Thursday. Maxwell Raymond Gruver, an 18-year-old LSU freshman from Roswell, Georgia, died Thursday after he was taken to a Baton Rouge...
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