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SCSU Employee Accused of Sexually Assaulting Staff Member

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The assistant director of residence life at Southern Connecticut State University is under investigation, accused of sexually assaulting another staff member. A school spokesperson confirmed that 34-year-old Mark Parrott is currently on administrative leave while a Title IX investigation is underway. His accuser reported two incidents to campus police which were said to have happened […]

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Officers’ Use of Force Against Teen Under Investigation

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Police officers in Fall River, Massachusetts, are under investigation after using force to subdue a 17-year-old student. Fall River Police said the department is reviewing cellphone video showing officers trying to subdue a student Thursday at the Resiliency Preparatory Academy. The video appears to show one of the officers repeatedly punching the student’s head. The […]

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Police Make Arrest in Murder of Conn. Teen

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Hartford police said they have charged a 22-year-old Hartford man with the murder of a 16-year-old Windsor boy who was found with several gunshot wounds after a car crash in Hartford last week. Police found the victim, 16-year-old Felipe Lopez, of Windsor, while they were responding to a 911 call reporting a crash at Albany […]

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Students Being Physically Restrained In Massachusetts Schools

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Students in schools throughout Massachusetts are being physically restrained, held down for several minutes at a time, by teachers, staff or safety officers. The NBC10 Boston Investigators reviewed the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education records and found that 5,000 students were restrained 40,000 times in the 2017-2018 school year. The numbers are self-reported […]