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FILE - This Nov. 9, 2017, file photo shows the shuttered Beta Theta Pi fraternity house on Penn State University's main campus in State College, Pa. Former members of the fraternity are due in court for a preliminary hearing on charges related to the February 2017 death of a pledge after a night of hazing and drinking. The hearing Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, before a district judge will determine if there’s enough evidence to send charges against several of the defendants in the case to county court for trial. The charges relate to the death of 19-year-old Tim Piazza, of Lebanon, New Jersey. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
August 21, 2018 - 12:04 am
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Former members of a Penn State fraternity are due in court for a preliminary hearing on charges related to the February 2017 death of a pledge after a night of hazing and drinking. The hearing Tuesday before a district judge will determine if there's enough evidence to send...
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FILE--In this June 30, 2018, file photo, Joey Gibson, left, leader of Patriot Prayer, heads the group's rally in Portland, Ore. Portland is bracing for what could be another round of violent clashes Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, between a right-wing group holding a rally here and self-described anti-fascist counter-protesters who have pledged to keep Patriot Prayer and other affiliated groups out of this ultra-liberal city. (Mark Graves/The Oregonian via AP, file)
August 03, 2018 - 6:59 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland, Oregon, is bracing for what could be another round of violent clashes between a right-wing group and self-described anti-fascist counterprotesters who have pledged to keep Patriot Prayer and other affiliated groups out of this ultra-liberal city. A rally organized...
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FILE – In this June 13, 2018, file photo, Ryan Burke, left, who was a fraternity brother at Penn State University's shuttered Beta Theta Pi chapter, walks with his attorney Philip Masorti on the day Burke pleaded guilty to four counts of hazing and five alcohol-related offenses related to the death of 19-year-old fraternity pledge Timothy Piazza, of Lebanon, N.J., outside the Centre County Courthouse Annex in Bellefonte, Pa. Burke is set to learn his sentence, on Tuesday, July 31. (Abby Drey/Centre Daily Times via AP, File)
July 31, 2018 - 2:03 pm
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on sentencing for Penn State fraternity member in connection with death of pledge (all times local): 1:40 p.m. The first member of a Penn State University fraternity to plead guilty in connection with the death of a pledge last year after a night of drinking and...
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July 30, 2018 - 6:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The former head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's personnel office had improper sexual relationships with subordinates and created a "toxic" work environment that included giving preferential treatment to his fraternity brothers, according to a summary of an internal...
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July 30, 2018 - 12:22 pm
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A former Penn State University fraternity brother faces a potential jail term after becoming the first of more than 20 defendants to plead guilty in the death of a pledge who was fatally injured during a night of heavy drinking and hazing. Ryan Burke of Scranton is due in...
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A minibus with bullet holes on its side is seen on the road between Weenen and Colenso, in KwaZulu Natal province, South Africa, early Sunday, July 22, 2018. South African police say gunmen opened fire Saturday night on the vehicle carrying members of a taxi drivers' association, killing 11 people and critically wounding four others. (Claudine Senegal/Ladysmith Herald via AP)
July 22, 2018 - 9:24 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police say gunmen have opened fire on a minibus carrying members of a taxi drivers' association, killing 11 people and critically wounding four others. Police Brig. Jay Naicker says the victims of the Saturday night attack had attended a colleague's funeral and...
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July 19, 2018 - 4:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia judge Thursday ordered the former president of a suspended fraternity at Temple University to stand trial on sexual assault charges. After a preliminary hearing where his accuser testified Thursday, Ari Goldstein was ordered to stand trial on attempted sexual...
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July 18, 2018 - 4:52 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A federal judge is blocking a third attempt in as many years by Gov. Tom Wolf and state lawmakers to take at least $200 million in surplus cash from a state-chartered medical malpractice insurer of last resort. U.S. District Judge Christopher Conner on Wednesday sided again...
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July 12, 2018 - 2:31 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Community groups are celebrating what would have been the 18th birthday of an unarmed black teenager shot in the back by a white Pennsylvania police officer while fleeing a traffic stop. Antwon Rose Jr.'s relatives on Thursday set up a memorial to him including his writings, a...
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July 11, 2018 - 12:00 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An attorney representing a group of former Louisville men's basketball players says they have filed a lawsuit against the NCAA over the organization's vacation of the Cardinals' 2013 national championship and 2012 Final Four. John Morgan, one of several attorneys representing...
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