How do you keep teenagers from getting their hands on illegal guns? The NYPD has decided to ask that question to teenagers themselves in the form of an essay contest, and a winner has been selected.
A funeral mass is planned for next week for a Hofstra University student who was shot and killed during a break-in at her apartment on the school’s campus in Uniondale.
The NYU student accused of selling air rifles from his dorm room has claimed he did not know the imitation assault weapons were illegal.
A suspect has been indicted in the murder of a 21-year-old Villanova University student last summer.
An advocacy group this week was defending the conduct of a Montclair State University student who was suspended for making unflattering comments at the bottom of what the group called a “politically charged” YouTube video by another student.
School officials said the well-liked student was in a third-floor classroom of the science wing and appeared to have jumped through a window. The district superintendent said it happened as classes were changing.
Tara Driscoll, 34, of Bay Shore, was sentenced today to six years probation with sex offender conditions.
Rafael Sosa, 29, allegedly had relations with the student on several occasions. He allegedly kissed her and touched her inappropriately.
Authorities were tipped off to the alleged affair by another teacher at the school, who notified the superintendent, who called the cops.
New York City requires schools to hold back students who do not hit a minimum level on the state exams. Exceptions are allowed for special needs students like Cristian.
Arrested and charged with both rape and performing a criminal sexual act is 33-year-old Tara Driscoll of Bay Shore. She was a high school English teacher at Campus Magnet Educational Complex in Queens until last May when an investigation started.
Authorities said another student saw the boy remove the weapon from his book bag on a school bus on their way to Central Middle School.
Authorities have launched an investigation after an amateur video was posted online showing a police officer punching a Rutgers University student during an arrest over the weekend.
With her son at the American University in Cairo and no way to communicate with him, Lucy Kourides was beside herself.
Schools spokeswoman Desiree Grand was reported as saying the victim was a 16-year-old high school student. She did not know his condition or what prompted the shooting.
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