- Jury awards Panama City Beach condo association $12 million Updated: Feb-08-16 3:10 am
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Florida - A jury has awarded nearly $12 million in damages to the Shores of Panama Resort Community Association in a lawsuit against several former directors of the association.
- Study explores how black men find success in college Updated: Feb-07-16 10:15 am
PHILADELPHIA - James Wanda, a senior at Pennsylvania's Lafayette College and one of two black computer science majors in his class, says at times he has felt pressure to succeed not just for himself, but for his entire race.
- Treasurer of parent-teachers group accused of stealing funds Updated: Feb-06-16 11:45 am
CLIFTON, New Jersey - The treasurer of a northern New Jersey school's parent-teachers association has been charged with stealing money from the group.
- IU associate dean on leave amid sex misconduct allegations Updated: Feb-05-16 7:08 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - Indiana University has placed its associate dean of students on administrative leave amid allegations he sexually assaulted a woman in Texas during a December conference.
- Students, professors rally against perceived attacks Updated: Feb-05-16 5:24 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - A group of student and teacher organizations at the University of Tennessee are protesting on campus against what they feel are attacks on the school coming from the governor and the state legislature.
- Cornell University student charged in sexual assault case Updated: Feb-05-16 5:09 pm
ITHACA, New York - A 21-year-old male student at Cornell University has been charged in connection with an alleged sexual assault at a fraternity house.
- Missouri presidential search committee members expanded Updated: Feb-05-16 11:44 am
COLUMBIA, Missouri - The search committee for a new University of Missouri system president will include two students, two faculty members and a staff member.
- Reno community college votes for mascot gender-neutral Updated: Feb-05-16 11:07 am
RENO, Nevada - Students at Truckee Meadows Community College have voted to declare their mascot gender-neutral.
- Toups is new president of Drug Court Professionals Updated: Feb-05-16 4:10 am
THIBODAUX, Louisiana - A Thibodaux attorney has been sworn in as president of the Louisiana Association of Drug Court Professionals.
- Fraternity, U of Chicago leaders condemn racist emails Updated: Feb-04-16 7:29 pm
CHICAGO - The University of Chicago and leaders of Alpha Epsilon Pi on Thursday condemned emails circulated by members of the fraternity that contained racist and other insulting language.
- Gov. LePage stops rules for protecting transgender students Updated: Feb-04-16 6:15 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Gov. Paul LePage is stopping the Maine Human Rights Commission and the Department of Education from issuing rules protecting transgender students. Schools instead are being given guidelines that lack the force of law.
- University arranges quiet places to pray for Muslim students Updated: Feb-04-16 6:38 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa - The University of Iowa has turned two rooms into prayer spaces for Muslim students.
- Grant to help community organizations get federal funds Updated: Feb-04-16 4:10 am
BEREA, Kentucky - The Berea College Appalachian Fund has awarded a $10,000 grant to Kentucky Highland Investment Corporation to start an initiative designed to make grant writers seeking federal funds more successful.
- Ex-Utah State frat brother pleads guilty to attempted rape Updated: Feb-03-16 6:07 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A former Utah State University fraternity brother accused of sexually assaulting two women has pleaded guilty to reduced charges.
- Measure voiding transgender athlete policy passes committee Updated: Feb-03-16 3:08 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - A measure that would void a high school activities association policy allowing transgender students to request to play on the athletic team of their choice is headed to the House floor after passing through a committee on Wednesday.
- Let's read: Old David Bowie library poster reissued Updated: Feb-03-16 3:05 pm
NEW YORK - The library community also loved David Bowie.
- Group urges reinstatement of suspended Missouri professor Updated: Feb-03-16 11:27 am
COLUMBIA, Missouri - A national association is calling for the reinstatement of a suspended University of Missouri assistant professor who was involved in a run-in with two student journalists during campus protests.
- Homeowners association prohibits yew plants after elk deaths Updated: Feb-03-16 10:44 am
KETCHUM, Idaho - A central Idaho homeowners association is taking steps to eliminate a poisonous plant that has been killing elk in the area.
- NJ seizing beach behind Christie brother's home Updated: Feb-02-16 1:09 pm
POINT PLEASANT BEACH, New Jersey - One of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's most difficult political fights has ensnared his brother.
- Lawsuits consolidated in death of Clemson student Updated: Feb-02-16 7:24 am
GREENVILLE, South Carolina - A judge has consolidated two lawsuits that were filed after a Clemson University student was found dead in Lake Hartwell more than a year ago.
- Ice fishing derby postponed in Meredith due to warm weather Updated: Feb-01-16 3:28 pm
MEREDITH, New Hampshire - The Great Meredith Rotary Fishing Derby has been postponed due to the climbing temperatures this week.
- Ohio woman found competent for trial in infant's death Updated: Jan-29-16 3:16 am
ZANESVILLE, Ohio - An Ohio college student accused of killing her newborn baby in April has been found mentally competent to stand trial.
- AP sources: Panel proposes ban on air shipments of batteries Updated: Jan-28-16 9:47 am
WASHINGTON - A U.N. panel recommended Wednesday that cargo shipments of rechargeable lithium batteries be banned from passenger airliners because the batteries can create fires capable of destroying planes, said aviation officials familiar with the decision.
- CSU Sacramento investigate hate speech against Muslims Updated: Jan-28-16 9:19 am
SACRAMENTO, California - Officials at California State University, Sacramento, are investigating an incident involving written hate speech directed at the Muslim community.
- Duke University partially lifts ban on sorority activities Updated: Jan-28-16 8:24 am
DURHAM, North Carolina - Duke University has partially lifted a ban on sorority activities after a meeting between school officials and sorority leaders.