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Harrowing surveillance video captures 1-year-old’s fatal fall off cruise ship

Harrowing surveillance video captures 1-year-old’s fatal fall off cruise ship

DNY59/iStock(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Harrowing surveillance video from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship captured the tragic final moments of a 1-year-old girl enjoying a vacation with her family before falling to her death.Chloe Wiegand, an 18-month-old from Indiana, was traveling with her grandparents and parents on the Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas at…Read more »

Professor under fire for posting racist and sexist tweets will not be fired: Indiana University

Professor under fire for posting racist and sexist tweets will not be fired: Indiana University

iStock(BLOOMINGTON, Ind.) — Indiana University has announced that it will offer alternative courses and “double-blind grading” in an effort to quell students’ concerns amid reports that a business school professor repeatedly used his social media accounts to espouse “racist, sexist and homophobic views.”Lauren Robel, the university’s executive vice president and provost, said in a scathing…Read more »

Former Boston College student charged in boyfriend’s suicide to be arraigned

Former Boston College student charged in boyfriend’s suicide to be arraigned

iStock (BOSTON) — A former Boston College student charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with her boyfriend’s suicide will be arraigned Friday in a Boston court, prosecutors said.The arraignment would be Inyoung You’s first court appearance since she was charged in the death of her boyfriend, Alexander Urtula.You, 21, returned to South Korea, where she’s…Read more »

Suspect in disappearance of Aniah Blanchard ordered to take DNA test

Suspect in disappearance of Aniah Blanchard ordered to take DNA test

iStock(AUBURN, Ala.) — The suspect charged with kidnapping 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard, the stepdaughter of UFC heavyweight fighter Walt Harris, has been ordered by a judge to take a DNA test, according to reports.Blanchard was last seen at a convenience store in Auburn, Alabama, on Oct. 23. Surveillance video from inside the convenience store showed both…Read more »

Syracuse University students call for chancellor to resign amid racist incidents

Syracuse University students call for chancellor to resign amid racist incidents

DebraMillet/iStock(SYRACUSE, N.Y.) — A large group of students walked out of a forum Syracuse University’s chancellor held in response to a recent number of reported racist incidents across the campus.At the forum Wednesday, the group of students presented Chancellor Kent Syverud with a list of recommendations pertaining to school safety. When the chancellor would only…Read more »