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December 18, 2006
PENNINGTON, NJ. – The Hopewell Valley school board recently withdrew a vote on whether to raise each step in the district’s security personnel’s three-step salary range by $5,000, creating a three-step range of $25,000-$27,000-$30,000.
December 17, 2006
RICHARDSON, Texas – The names and Social Security numbers of 6,000 University of Texas-Dallas employees, applicants and students may have fallen into the hands of hackers, school officials said on Dec. 13.
December 11, 2006
AUSTIN, Texas – The parents of two kindergarteners filed a lawsuit against the Eanes Independent School District and an elementary school principal for allegedly not protecting their daughters against being sexually assaulted by another kindergartener.
November 30, 2006
FARMINGTON, Conn. – To increase its level of emergency preparedness, Farmington Public Schools have installed a crisis notification system to inform parents of an emergency. The district will also be adding more security cameras to its schools’ main entryways.
November 22, 2006
LONG BEACH, Calif. – A series of attacks on female students has led the California State University in Long Beach (CSULB) to hire private security guards and double the number of police patrols on its campus.
November 21, 2006
AURORA, Ill. – On Nov. 18, after a 4½ hour standoff, police shot and killed Provena Mercy Medical Center patient Johnnie Russell, 58, after he opened his hospital room door and pointed a gun at them. Russell died of a head wound.
November 15, 2006
PITTSBURGH – Duquesne University shooting victim Sam Ashaolu, 23, has recovered after being shot twice in the head.
October 30, 2006
WASHINGTON – Jane Fernandes, the former provost of Gallaudet University who was originally selected to become the school’s next president, will not be taking the position after all. Gallaudet’s board of trusties revoked her appointment Oct. 29.
October 20, 2006
WASHINGTON - According to statistics just released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), 7,163 criminal incidents involving 8,380 offenses were reported in 2005 as a result of bias toward a particular race, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity/national origin, or physical or mental disability.
October 13, 2006
VERONON HILLS, Ill. - A recent study indicates that 58 percent of college and university IT directors reported at least one security breach in the last year. Nine percent reported a loss or theft of student personal information; More than three million students nationwide could be affected.
October 9, 2006
FAIRBANKS, Alaska – Ever since Alaska received $161,728 in federal grants from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the number of traffic stops made by University of Alaska, Fairbanks (UAF) police has increased dramatically.
October 7, 2006
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – On Sept. 6, an emergency phone failed to connect to the university police department when two teenagers riding bikes assaulted a college student. The attack occurred on a University of Alaska, Anchorage (UAA) bike trail.
October 5, 2006
CULPEPER, Va. – All eight schools in a rural Virginia district, as well as private schools and childcare centers in surrounding areas were shut down Oct. 5 due to a bomb threat.
October 3, 2006
NICKEL MINES, Pa. – Two more children died today of their wounds sustained Oct. 2 when a 32-year-old dairy truck driver shot several female students in a one-room Amish schoolhouse in eastern Lancaster County, Pa. The student death toll is now five, and the gunman committed suicide during the incident.
September 29, 2006
CAZENOVIA, Wis. – The principal of a small Wisconsin school was shot several times by a 9th grade student Sept. 29.
September 29, 2006
TALLAHASSEE, Florida – Five Florida A&M students accused of going too far in a fraternity hazing ritual have been charged with a felony offense under Florida’s new law that makes hazing a felony if it results in serious bodily injury or death.
September 26, 2006
MOBILE, Ala. - Former Stapleton School Principal Steve Thomas entered a guilty plea Sept. 21 to a two-count indictment charging him with distribution and possession of child pornography, U.S. Attorney Deborah J. Rhodes of the Southern District of Alabama announced.
September 23, 2006
RICHLAND TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Joshua Wright, 22, was sentenced by Bucks County Judge Kenneth Biehn to 15 to 30 years in state prison for the 2003 attempted murder and rape of a then 17-year-old girl walking to her school bus.
September 18, 2006
PITTSBURGH – Five players from the Duquesne University basketball team were shot Sept. 17 after a dance at the school’s student union.
September 14, 2006
MIAMI - U.S. Attorney R. Alexander Acosta announced on Sept. 8 an eight-count grand jury indictment against two Florida residents accused of healthcare fraud.