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Alissa Greenberg

Special teams at U.S. universities try to identify students at risk of violence

May 06 2019

Last week's shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte that killed two students and wounded four was just the kind of tragedy a team of officials at the school was trying to prevent.

British college employee accused of Chicago murder agrees to transfer

Aug 11 2017

SAN FRANCISCO An employee of Britain's Oxford University accused of stabbing to death a Chicago-area man with a second suspect agreed on Friday to be transferred to Illinois from California to face a murder charge.

Former Chicago professor accused of murder agrees to Illinois transfer

Aug 07 2017

DUBLIN, Calif. A former Northwestern University professor who led police on a week-long manhunt after he was accused of stabbing to death a Chicago-area man agreed on Monday to be transferred from California to Illinois to face a murder charge.

Judge orders new restrictions on Oakland police following scandal

Jul 10 2017

SAN FRANCISCO A federal judge said on Monday he would impose new restrictions on the Oakland Police Department following a scathing report into a scandal in which officers engaged in sexual misconduct with a teenage girl.

Judge orders new restrictions on Oakland police following scandal

Jul 10 2017

SAN FRANCISCO A federal judge said on Monday he would impose new restrictions on the Oakland Police Department following a scathing report into a scandal in which officers engaged in sexual misconduct with a teenage girl.

World News

First Omicron case in U.S. fuels global alarm over virus variant

TOKYO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Fears over the impact of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus rose on Thursday after the first case was reported in the United States and the Japanese central bank warned of economic pain as countries respond with tighter containment measures.