Temple University in Pennsylvania is struggling to understand a shocking suicide that took place in the middle of their campus Thursday night, when a 25-year-old former student fatally shot himself in the head. Tobi Lim Sonstroem, from Berwyn, Penn., died at the scene, according to reports. The shooting took place at one of the busiest areas on campus and Sonstroem was reported to be alone at the time. “We all are in… Read More
Anna Beninati, the Colorado State University freshman that lost her legs while trying to jump onto a moving train in Longmont that was headed to Fort Collins, got a chance to thank her rescuers on Saturday at the Longmont Fire Awards Ceremony, according to Fox31. It was her first time returning to Longmont since the tragic accident that cost Beninati both of her legs. “I never would have made it this far… Read More
HOUSTON — As a new American resident, Gelareh Bagherzadeh frequently embraced her freedom to speak critically about human rights policies in her native Iran, but friends and family members said they never knew her peaceful activism to attract any enemies. That’s why, like investigators, they’ve been at a loss for answers since Bagherzadeh was found shot to death last weekend in her car. The motor was still running and her wallet and… Read More
A North Carolina student college student suddenly collapsed and died in class on her 21st birthday on Tuesday afternoon. “Thank you God for another year of life,” Gardner-Webb University student Ariane Noelle Patterson tweeted some seven hours before becoming short of breath and falling to the floor during her religious studies class, Charlotte’s WSOC TV reports.
Is anarchy threatening the Internet? Get an inside look at the hackers who disrupt corporations as a form of activism. Don’t miss CNN Presents at 8 p.m. ET Saturday as Amber Lyon takes you inside the secret world of “Anonymous.” New York (CNN) — “Expect us” is the favorite tag line for an endless stream of Web videos posted by the Internet collective known as Anonymous. It’s a promise and a threat…. Read More
A man’s body was found floating in a pond near an Aquinas College dorm Wednesday afternoon. Grand Rapids Police say the man, described to be in his thirties, may have been trying to cross the icy pond when he fell into the water. Investigators do not suspect foul play. Students at Aquinas College are currently on break, and there are no known witnesses to the accident. Police Capt. Eric Payne says an… Read More
WOBURN, Mass. — A Delaware man who faked his way into Harvard has been sentenced to a year in prison for violating his probation by putting the university on his resume. A probation department spokeswoman says Adam Wheeler was sentenced Friday at Middlesex Superior Court. Prosecutors say the 25-year-old Wheeler got into Harvard and obtained about $45,000 in financial aid by falsely claiming he attended elite schools, including the Massachusetts Institute of… Read More
he search for a missing 19-year-old Kansas woman — last heard from via frightful text message that said a drunken man was pestering her — yielded few promising leads over the weekend. Aisha Khan, a student at Johnson County Community College, went missing at approximately 11:00 a.m. Friday morning while studying for her final exams on the University of Kansas, Edwards Campus, The Kansas City Star reports. “There’s a creepy guy that… Read More
(Reuters) – A man was arrested for brutally beating a fellow college student mistakenly suspected of stealing his pair of $200 Nike Foamposite sneakers, police said on Tuesday. The suspect, identified by police on Tuesday as Kirk Dudley, 18, of Staten Island, New York, surrendered in Wrentham District Court, in Massachusetts, accompanied by his attorney, after an arrest warrant was issued, Franklin Police Chief Stephan Semerjian said in a statement.
By BOB LEWIS and ZINIE CHEN SAMPSON, The Associated Press: Police are identifying the Virginia Tech gunman as a 22-year-old college student at nearby Radford University. Police said Friday that Ross Truett Ashley, of Radford, was responsible for killing a Virginia Tech police officer Thursday, triggering a campus-wide lockdown for thousands of students. Ashley killed himself after shooting the officer. Police also say Ashley stole a car on Wednesday from a real… Read More