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October 19, 2012 | By Molly Hennessy-Fiske and Joseph Serna
HOUSTON -- Texas A&M University officials evacuated the campus of about 60,000 Friday after the school received a bomb threat, authorities said. The school, which is located in College Station, about 95 miles north of Houston, received the threat by phone about 11:30 a.m. CDT, spokesman Lane Stephenson told The Times. Stephenson could not say more about the threat, or how campus police have responded. He said officials planned to release more information at briefing this afternoon at the emergency operations center in nearby Bryan, Texas.
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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.
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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.
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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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
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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September 2, 1991 | HENRY CHU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
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.
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May 7, 1988 | PATRICIA KLEIN LERNER and JOHN JOHNSON, Times Staff Writers
The Los Angeles County district attorney's office has begun reviewing evidence in the Cal State Northridge investigation of two instructors allegedly involved in a grade-selling scheme. The district attorney's special investigations unit agreed Friday to become involved after campus police found their investigation leading into potential criminal activity off campus, Deputy Dist. Atty. Steven Sowders said.
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