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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, 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.
September 21, 2013 | By Teresa Watanabe
A new agreement to limit the role of Pasadena police on school campuses marks a California milestone in the national movement to minimize student encounters with the criminal justice system, advocates say. As school districts in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Oakland and elsewhere grapple with rising concerns about police actions on campuses, Pasadena officials have agreed to handle all but the most serious offenses with school-based disciplinary actions...
November 27, 1987 | KENNETH J. GARCIA, Times Staff Writer
Pepperdine University officials should know better by now. The cadaver is in serious jeopardy at this time of year. This time, it was discovered in the university's library, with its feet propped up on a chair, its chin on its chest, in a classic post-study snoozing position. There is only one cadaver on the Malibu campus, but during the week before new fraternity pledges are initiated, it's been known to travel.
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.
Gunfire erupted amid 200 party-goers who spilled out into a Cal State Northridge dormitory parking lot after police with tear gas shut down a weekend dance, authorities said. The violence came early Saturday after a widely publicized dance sponsored by the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity grew too large to control, authorities said. Campus police requested help from the Los Angeles Police Department to break up the dance, which drew about 600 people, some of them from off campus.
April 17, 2007 | David Zucchino, Maura Reynolds and Stephen Braun, Times Staff Writers
Gunfire erupted on the Virginia Tech campus Monday in the Blue Ridge Mountains, killing at least 32 people in a dorm and an academic building, in attacks more than two hours apart. A gunman took his life after the second incident, police said. The attacks -- the worst such incident in modern U.S. history -- raised questions about campus security officials' response to the first shootings, in which two people were killed at the West Ambler Johnston dormitory at 7:15 a.m.
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