UVA Student Martese Johnson Has Court Case Continued
On Thursday, Martese Johnson's case was continued until state police complete an investigation into his arrest March 18 outside a Charlottesville bar. The 20-year-old Chicago man is charged with public intoxication and obstruction of justice.
Calif. Attorney General Attempts to Block Bid for 'Kill the Gays' Law
California's top lawyer said Wednesday she will ask a judge to block a proposed California ballot initiative that calls for gays to be "put to death by bullets to the head." Without approval from the court, Attorney General Kamala Harris would be forced to issue a title and summary for the so-called Sodomite Suppression Act, allowing the author to collect votes to get the initiative on the November 2016 ballot. Harris, who plans to run next year for U.S. senate said, "This proposal not only...
Michigan Officers Face Investigation Over Violent Arrest
Police officers in a Detroit suburb are under investigation for a violent traffic stop. Dash cam video from January shows an officer beating a 57-year-old Floyd Dent. They also used a taser on him. Officers say they thought he was reaching for a gun.
Oklahoma SAE Frat Member Apologizes for Racist Chant
Levi Pettit, a former University of Oklahoma student and Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity member who was expelled for leading a racist song, says he learned a tough lesson. Black community leaders say they accept the apology.
Cornell Dean Says ISIS Welcome on Campus in Undercover Video
A video sting operation shows Cornell’s assistant dean for students, Joseph Scaffido, agreeing to everything suggested by an undercover muckraker posing as a Moroccan student. Scaffido casually endorses inviting an ISIS “freedom fighter’’ to conduct a “training camp” for students at the upstate Ithaca campus — bizarrely likening the activity to a sports camp.