Crime Scene: Schools


Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 09/14/2012

Former Pr. George’s school bus driver convicted of ramming bus into employee trailer at Accokeek lot

A former Prince George’s County school bus driver was convicted Thursday in connection with a 2011 incident in which she rammed a bus into an employee lounge.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  08:58 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Schools

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Teens accused in stabbing charged as adults

Police now say they have charged as adults two 17-year-olds believed to be responsible for stabbing and wounding a Northwestern High School student.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:55 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Schools

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Two charged in teen’s stabbing

Two 17-year-old males were charged with stabbing and wounding a Northwestern High School student in an incident off school grounds.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  12:49 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Schools

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 04/20/2012

Student stabbed in fight at Pr. George’s high school

One female student stabbed and wounded another female student during a fight at Fairmont Heights High School in Capitol Heights on Friday morning, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  10:41 AM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Schools

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 03/19/2012

School buses involved in accident in Pr. George’s county, minor injuries reported

Three school buses were involved in an accident in the Upper Marlboro area, and some students were taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries, officials said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  04:13 PM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Schools

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 03/08/2012

Students rob schoolmate at Flowers High School

Two students used a pellet gun to rob another student at Flowers High School Thursday, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  05:26 PM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Schools

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 01/14/2012

Ashburn woman charged in hit-and-run

Woman left scene of May collision, police say

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  11:00 AM ET, 01/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. Schools Insider, Mary Pat Flaherty, Loudoun

Posted at 07:42 AM ET, 12/12/2011

Monday funeral for slain Va. Tech police officer

Officer Deriek W. Crouse’s funeral service is scheduled Monday at Cassell Coliseum on the school’s campus.

By the Associated Press  |  07:42 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Virginia, Schools

Posted at 07:38 AM ET, 12/12/2011

Two months in jail after hazing death at Radford U.

Dustin Lee Moore pleaded guilty Friday in Radford Circuit Court to hazing and buying alcohol for an underage person.

By the Associated Press  |  07:38 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Schools, Virginia

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 12/06/2011

None injured after shots fired at University of Richmond

Police believe the person responsible for the gunfire had left campus.

By the Associated Press  |  10:54 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Schools, Virginia

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 12/05/2011

Md. man charged in rape at Pa. off-campus party

Online court records don’t list an attorney for 26-year-old Harold Stanback of Capitol Heights.

By the Associated Press  |  03:59 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Schools, Around the Nation

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 12/02/2011

Judge: George Huguely’s family can’t testify at sentencing proceedings

Lawyers for George Huguely had sought to lift a ban on such testimony.

By the Associated Press  |  09:01 AM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Schools, Virginia, From the Courthouse

Posted at 08:27 AM ET, 11/29/2011

First-degree murder charge in Frostburg State killing

The indictment of 23-year-old Shanee Liggins of Waldorf was announced Monday.

By the Associated Press  |  08:27 AM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Maryland, Schools

Posted at 08:04 AM ET, 11/16/2011

Va. to consider whether local police should investigate campus deaths, rapes

Norfolk Delegate Paula Miller made such a proposal last winter.

By the Associated Press  |  08:04 AM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Schools, Virginia

Posted at 07:56 AM ET, 09/20/2011

Hazing charges for 7 after Radford student’s death

Seven members of a fraternity at Radford University face hazing charges in connection with the death of a student.

By the Associated Press  |  07:56 AM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Schools, Virginia

Posted at 02:55 AM ET, 08/04/2011

Va. Tech lifts alert after police do not find a gunman

A person with a gun was reported on Virgina Tech’s campus Thursday morning, according to the university’s web site.

By Mark Giannotto  |  02:55 AM ET, 08/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Schools, David P. Marino-Nachison, Virginia

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 08/03/2011

3 schools named finalists in Va. campus PSA contest

Three finalists have been selected for a public-service announcement campaign addressing Virginia college campus safety and violence prevention.

By the Associated Press  |  07:30 AM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Virginia, Schools

Posted at 07:47 AM ET, 07/20/2011

Child pornography charges for Va. high school coach

A western Virginia man faces child-pornography charges less than a month after he was hired as Parry McCluer High School’s head football coach.

By the The Roanoke Times  |  07:47 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Schools, Virginia

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 07/15/2011

Fauquier County assistant principal indicted for child pornography

An assistant principal at Greenville Elementary School in Nokesville was indicted Thursday on two federal counts of distributing child pornography and one count of receiving child pornography, prosecutors said.

By Spencer S. Hsu  |  09:54 AM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fauquier, Schools, Spencer S. Hsu

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 06/17/2011

Three teens charged with Poolesville High School vandalism

Three male teenagers have been charged with vandalization at Poolesville High School, police said Friday.

By June Q. Wu  |  04:26 PM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Montgomery, Schools

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 06/02/2011

Va. teacher was drunk at school: Police

A veteran fourth-grade teacher at Creighton’s Corner Elementary in Ashburn was charged with public drunkenness Wednesday for allegedy being intoxicated at the school, according to police.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  01:44 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Loudoun, Schools

Posted at 05:36 PM ET, 05/24/2011

Anacostia High School athletic director charged

Anacostia High School Athletic Director Frank Briscoe has been charged with verbally harassing a 17-year-old female student with lewd comments “on a daily basis” over the course of two months last winter.

By Alan Goldenbach  |  05:36 PM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Schools

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 05/24/2011

Package sent to D.C. school investigated, cleared: police

Police officers who investigated a suspicious package sent to Lafayette Elementary School in Northwest D.C. didn’t find anything dangerous, authorities said Tuesday morning.

By Allison Klein  |  10:06 AM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Allison Klein, The District, Schools

Posted at 07:42 AM ET, 05/10/2011

Md. lacrosse player arrested after knife found in bag

A lacrosse player at Easton High School in Maryland is crying foul after he was arrested for having a pen knife in his bag, a tool he says is for repairing his lacrosse stick.

By The Baltimore Sun  |  07:42 AM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Maryland, Schools

Posted at 08:03 AM ET, 04/27/2011

Va.’s Cuccinelli to discuss sanctions against Virginia Tech

irginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is planning an announcement about the federal sanctions against Virginia Tech for the way it handled the 2007 mass shootings.

By The Associated Press  |  08:03 AM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Schools, Virginia

Posted at 06:15 AM ET, 04/27/2011

Cuccinelli to discuss Va. Tech fines

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is planning an announcement about the federal sanctions against Virginia Tech for the way it handled the 2007 mass shootings.

By  |  06:15 AM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Schools, Virginia

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 04/18/2011

Huguely indicted on first-degree murder charge in Va.

Former University of Virginia lacrosse player George W. Huguely V, 23, was indicted Monday by a grand jury on six charges, including first-degree murder, in the death of his former girlfriend.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  04:22 PM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Mary Pat Flaherty, Virginia, Schools, Updates | Tags:  courthouse, mary pat flaherty, virginia

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 04/14/2011

Community policing effort in College Park

Campus police at the University of Maryland at College Park are starting an effort to reduce crime through community policing.

By The Associated Press  |  09:57 AM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Pr. George's, Schools

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 04/13/2011

Four years for former Va. coach in teen sex case

A former high school football coach convicted of having sex with two underage girls in Virginia will spend four years in prison

By The Associated Press  |  08:01 AM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Schools, Virginia

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 04/11/2011

Hearing on murder charges for George Huguely

Former University of Virginia lacrosse player George Huguely, 23, is due in court Monday for a preliminary hearing on murder charges in the May 3 death of his one-time girlfriend and fellow student, Yeardley Love, 22.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  12:15 PM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  From the Courthouse, Homicide, Mary Pat Flaherty, Schools, Virginia

Posted at 08:06 AM ET, 04/05/2011

Va. school security to check sex offender database

Three Virginia Beach schools are using a new security system that scans parents’ and visitors’ identification cards and checks them against a national database of registered sex offenders.

By The Virginian-Pilot  |  08:06 AM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Virginia, Schools

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Pr. William teacher charged with indecent liberties with student

A 27-year-old Prince William County English teacher at Gar-Field High School is accused of taking indecent liberties with a 16-year-old male student over the course of a year, Prince William County police said.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  03:17 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Mary Pat Flaherty, Pr. William, Schools

Posted at 07:11 AM ET, 04/01/2011

Md. school official spent federal funds on family: Prosecutors

A school official in Maryland who had oversight of her district’s federal funds for low-income students is accused of using tens of thousands of dollars to buy computers, video game consoles and other electronics for herself and family members, federal prosecutors said Thursday.

By The Associated Press  |  07:11 AM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Charles, Schools

Posted at 07:50 AM ET, 03/18/2011

Sentencing scheduled in Georgetown drug case

Two college students arrested at Georgetown University for creating a drug lab in a dorm room are scheduled to be sentenced.

By The Associated Press  |  07:50 AM ET, 03/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Updates, The District, Schools

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 03/03/2011

Former teacher Ricks admits to new charges

Kevin Ricks, a former Manassas high school teacher who last year was convicted in state court of molesting a teenaged boy, pleaded guilty Thursday morning to six counts of producing child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography....

By Josh White and Dana Hedgpeth  |  10:21 AM ET, 03/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dana Hedgpeth, Josh White, Pr. William, Schools, Updates

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 11/05/2010

Shots fired at Catholic U; no injuries

Gunshots were fired Friday morning on the campus of Catholic University, but authorities said no one was injured and they do not think there is a continuing threat. About 8:45 a.m., the university's Department of Public Safety learned of a...

By Maria Glod and Jenna Johnson  |  12:19 PM ET, 11/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Schools, Schools, Schools

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 09/21/2010

Second arrest in Pr. George's robberies

Prince George's County police have announced a second arrest in an August 8 robbery in College Park, one of a string of recent street robberies near the University of Maryland campus that has led to increased police patrols and calls...

By Washington Post Editors  |  07:45 AM ET, 09/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Schools, Schools, Schools

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 05/18/2010

Anne Arundel student indicted on murder charges after shotgun death

A grand jury has indicted a Frostburg State University student on first-degree murder and assault charges stemming from an off-campus confrontation last month. Allegany County State's Attorney Michael Twigg says the panel returned the indictment Tuesday against 21-one-year-old Tyrone Hall...

By Washington Post Editors  |  12:06 PM ET, 05/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Schools, Schools, Schools, Schools

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 04/19/2010

Man charged in Frostburg State shooting claims self defense

A Frostburg State University student charged with murdering a school basketball player and wounding another told police he fired in self defense. An Allegany County judge ordered Monday that 21-year-old Tyrone Hall of Glen Burnie would continue to be held...

By Washington Post Editors  |  12:56 PM ET, 04/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Schools, Schools, Schools

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 04/12/2010

Pr. William boy, 12, brings gun to school

Prince William County police say a 12-year-old boy brought an unloaded handgun to school Monday and pointed it at his head before a teacher took it away. Police were called to Potomac Middle School shortly before 8 a.m. Monday. They...

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:48 PM ET, 04/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Schools, Schools

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 04/12/2010

Police begin crackdown on Frostburg binge drinking

Maryland State Police say they are joining local law enforcement in a springtime crackdown on binge drinking in Frostburg, home to Frostburg State University. Capt. James Pyles said the effort began Friday and will continue through the spring....

By Washington Post Editors  |  11:27 AM ET, 04/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Schools, Schools