- US Sen. Graham speaking to Spartanburg-area Rotary Club Updated: Aug-31-15 4:23 am
SPARTANBURG, South Carolina - U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham is visiting Spartanburg to discuss radical Islam.
- Ohio University student sues sorority for 2014 injury Updated: Aug-31-15 3:22 am
ATHENS, Ohio - An Ohio University student is suing a sorority at the Athens school for an injury she suffered at the chapter house in 2014.
- Nebraska patrol still developing community outreach policy Updated: Aug-30-15 5:37 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The new head of the Nebraska State Patrol is defending his proposed outreach program that would encourage on-duty troopers to attend county fairs, public celebrations, sporting events and church services.
- $50,000 reward offered to find LA Halloween rapist Updated: Aug-28-15 7:19 pm
LOS ANGELES - A $50,000 reward is being offered to find a rapist who attacked a Los Angeles college student at a fraternity house during a Halloween party.
- Iowa college students work to end catcalling on campus Updated: Aug-28-15 4:37 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Student government leaders at the University of Iowa have launched a campaign to reduce catcalling, saying that the shouts are a form of sexual harassment.
- Police and Marshall investigate mass fraternity party Updated: Aug-28-15 9:25 am
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - Police and Marshall University are investigating a mass fraternity party involving several hundred students.
- Group keeps policy on transgender high school athletes Updated: Aug-27-15 8:23 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - South Dakota's high school activities association on Thursday largely maintained its policy allowing transgender student athletes to request to play on the team of their choice, increasing the likelihood Republicans in the statehouse will push legislation to change it.
- Plaintiff in Penn State hazing suit, lawyers tour frat house Updated: Aug-27-15 12:36 pm
STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania - A former Penn State student who is suing over alleged hazing toured his former fraternity house with his parents and lawyers for the involved parties.
- University leaders forced out land in high-paid faculty jobs Updated: Aug-26-15 2:40 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - The resignation of the top administrator at the University of Illinois' flagship campus is following a familiar script: Step down under pressure, take a year off with pay, then return as one of the highest-paid members of the faculty.
- Middle Tennessee fraternity chapter suspended over sign Updated: Aug-25-15 6:25 pm
MURFREESBORO, Tennessee - A fraternity chapter at Middle Tennessee State University has been suspended by the national fraternity while a sexually suggestive sign placed outside an off-campus house is investigated.
- Uproar over suggestive banners hung near a Virginia campus Updated: Aug-24-15 5:47 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - A fraternity has suspended activities at a university chapter in Virginia after an uproar over sexually suggestive banners hung from a private home where several of that fraternity's members live.
- Group turns over donor list from gay marriage fight in Maine Updated: Aug-24-15 5:35 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - The president of a hedge fund contributed $1.25 million to the National Organization for Marriage's efforts to defeat Maine's gay marriage law in 2009, providing more than half of national anti-gay marriage group's donations during the campaign, according to a campaign disclosure report.
- Abandoned Chicago railway reborn as commuter corridor Updated: Aug-23-15 1:54 pm
CHICAGO - On an abandoned Chicago railway line cutting between the treetops, bike commuters zip by walkers and joggers, all traversing a ribbon of concrete undulating through a lush landscape where clattering freight cars once ferried everything from coal to furniture.
- Official peeved over ethics vote takes it out on charities Updated: Aug-21-15 2:32 pm
FREDERICK, Maryland - A Frederick County councilman known for peevish behavior is protesting the tightening of local ethics rules by halting his company's charitable donations to community organizations.
- Panel finds fraternity cited for rape chant broke no rules Updated: Aug-20-15 6:14 pm
ORLANDO, Florida - A University of Central Florida discipline panel says a fraternity that was suspended over a member's videotaped offensive remarks about rape did not violate university policy.
- Police: No hazing charges against Dartmouth frat Updated: Aug-19-15 8:02 am
HANOVER, New Hampshire - Authorities in New Hampshire say they've found insufficient evidence to charge a Dartmouth College fraternity accused of branding new members.
- Diesel for harvest might be adequate with drilling slowdown Updated: Aug-18-15 5:41 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The slowdown in North Dakota's oil patch should help keep fuel supplies adequate for the state's fall crop harvest due to the dramatic drop in the number diesel-thirsty drill rigs, officials say.
- Nurses, St. Charles Bend bring mediator into contract talks Updated: Aug-18-15 12:28 pm
BEND, Oregon - A mediator is joining the stalled contract negotiations that have been going on for months between St. Charles Bend and a nurses' union.
- Car accident lawsuit against Yale fraternity moves forward Updated: Aug-18-15 3:25 am
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - A national fraternity at Yale University is headed to trial in the case of a 2011 crash that killed a woman and injured two others.
- UCF fraternity suspended after alleged rape chant video Updated: Aug-15-15 2:58 pm
ORLANDO, Florida - A University of Central Florida fraternity has been suspended after a video handed over to the school showed a fraternity member making offensive remarks about rape.
- Mississippi death row inmate files appeal with US high court Updated: Aug-15-15 11:07 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - The American Bar Association is joining a Mississippi death row inmate's quest for a new trial, asking the U.S. Supreme Court to consider the failure of Thomas Loden Jr.'s lawyer to search the record for evidence that could have persuaded a judge to spare Loden's life.
- Fraternity complex at Central Missouri temporarily closed Updated: Aug-14-15 6:55 pm
WARRENSBURG, Missouri - More than 100 University of Central Missouri students will spend the first few weeks of school in temporary living quarters while mold is removed from the campus fraternity complex.
- Prosecutor: Criminal probe at standstill in Clemson death Updated: Aug-14-15 3:52 pm
PICKENS, South Carolina - The criminal investigation into the death of a Clemson University fraternity pledge remains at a standstill, despite a new witness account, a prosecutor said Friday.
- Rescuers pull 2 bodies from lagoon in Nigeria chopper crash Updated: Aug-13-15 4:34 pm
LAGOS, Nigeria - Rescuers pulled bodies of two crew members from the water Thursday, with an Oklahoma man among six killed when a helicopter flying from an offshore oil rig plunged into a lagoon in Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos.
- New York taxi driver-owners form new association, decry Uber Updated: Aug-12-15 8:43 pm
NEW YORK - Dozens of angry, independent taxi medallion owners have been making their opinions about Uber heard at City Hall.