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October 6, 2012 | By Paloma Esquivel
A campus police officer fatally shot a naked student who was acting erratically and in a threatening manner at the University of South Alabama in Mobile Saturday. The shooting occurred after officers heard banging on a window at the campus police station after 1 a.m. An officer went out to investigate and found Gilbert Thomas Collar, an 18-year-old freshman from Wetumpka, Ala., nude and acting erratically, according to information posted on the school's website. The post describes Collar as muscular.
October 31, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
Yale University President Benno C. Schmidt Jr. said officials will investigate a weekend clash between homosexuals and campus police but homosexual activists said his response is inadequate. The confrontation and arrest of nine people Friday night at a conference for homosexuals "is a serious matter which demands careful and thorough review," Schmidt said in a statement released late Monday.
November 21, 1990
A car burglary suspect was shot to death Tuesday night at California State University, Northridge, while struggling with a campus police officer for the officer's pistol, authorities reported. Campus police declined to discuss the shooting, but Los Angeles Police Sgt. Ted Demaegt said it took place about 7 p.m. in a campus parking lot where the officer was investigating a car burglary. "During the investigation, a suspect grabbed the officer's firearm, causing it to discharge," he said.
February 12, 2013 | By Houston Mitchell
Four members of Alabama's national championship football team were arrested on campus Monday on suspicion of robbing two students on campus. Defensive back Eddie Williams and linebacker Tyler Hayes are accused of attacking a student, punching him in the face and knocking him unconscious. They then stole the victim's backpack and laptop computer, campus police said. Later, Williams and running back Brent Calloway robbed a second person, punching him in the face and stealing the victim's wallet, while defensive lineman D.J. Pettway watched, campus police said.
February 12, 1985 | JERRY HICKS, Times Staff Writer
Minh Van Lam called a girlfriend from Cal State Fullerton professor Edward Lee Cooperman's office to make an afternoon movie date on Oct. 13, 1984, because he knew he was going to kill the professor and wanted an alibi, the prosecutor claimed in his closing arguments Monday. Deputy Dist. Atty.
May 23, 1991 | LIORA FORMAN
Community service officers at Cal State Northridge have offered to take money from their budget to foot the repair bill for a campus police car that was wrecked several months ago during a pursuit, campus police officials said. "We have an absolute lack of funding that would allow us to pay for repairs to the vehicle," campus police Lt. Mark Hissong said.
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