| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:06 PM
It was supposed to be just like every other annual Harvard-Yale game: a lively, fierce rivalry coupled with students and alumni cheering and tailgating.
But on Nov. 19, 2011, one tailgate festivity got out of hand: Brendan Ross, a member of the Yale...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:00 AM
When Alison Galvani graduated from kindergarten in the summer of 1982, her mother took her to the musical "Annie" to celebrate. Then they went to Golden Gate Park for a picnic, spreading out a sleeping bag with white and yellow egrets on a green...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:17 AM
James Avery, who portrayed the commanding yet cuddly father figure on the hit 1990s sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," died at a Glendale hospital Tuesday of complications from open heart surgery. He was 65.
His death was confirmed by his manager,...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 10:43 AM
A pair of finals-week threats sent shivers through two Boston-area campuses Monday morning, adding to a seemingly ever-growing number of New England universities to face scares over the past two months.
Four buildings on Harvard University's campus in...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:46 PM
A gun-carrying student who was arrested at the University of New Haven kept newspaper clippings about mass shootings in his home and a large ammunition cache in a padlocked bedroom, police said Wednesday.
William Dong, 22, of Fairfield, Conn., was...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 1:26 PM
For the second time in two weeks, a Connecticut university has been put on lockdown after officials received an alert about a possible gunman coming to campus.
University of New Haven officials said Tuesday that a suspect was in custody and weapons...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Police in New Haven, Conn., this week were investigating the death of a 34-year-old Yale professor while he was in jail over the weekend.
Assistant English professor Samuel See -- a graduate of Cal State Bakersfield who also held a doctorate from UCLA...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:52 AM
In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, family members and hundreds of other mourners gathered in Los Feliz on Monday for the funeral of slain art instructor Joseph Gatto. Compton: Frozen turkeys are handed out at the ninth annual Healthy Family Update and...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 2:57 PM
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- After the school massacres at Sandy Hook, Virginia Tech and Columbine, this has become, perhaps, the inexorable consequence of any threatening phone call.
At Yale University, hours after an anonymous man called and warned a...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:46 AM
An anonymous caller told police his roommate was headed to Yale University in New Haven, Conn., to shoot people, and witnesses spotted a man with a shotgun or rifle in the area, prompting Monday's campus shutdown, police said.
In a phone call that...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:58 AM
A report of a gunman on campus had Yale University hunkered down on alert Monday morning.
"Confirmed report of person with a gun on/near Old Campus. SHELTER IN PLACE. This is NOT a test," the university said in its latest alert to the campus community...