Tuesday, November 18, 2008

UC student reports rape


UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS -- A female student reported that she was raped at a dorm on the University of Cincinnati campus over the weekend.

The woman told University of Cincinnati police that she was assaulted in a restroom at Daniels Hall between 3 and 5 a.m. Saturday. The attacker was described as a white male, about 18 to 20, 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall, with blond hair.
A crime alert has been issued to students and faculty members

Sunday, November 16, 2008

Quinnipiac U student charged for alleged harassment


Title: Quinnipiac U student charged for alleged harassment
Published: Sun, 16 Nov 2008
Description: (NECN) - A hate crime case at Quinnipiac University takes a new twist. Police say the black basketball player targeted in a racially motivated hate crime last month is now charged with harassing a fellow victim. Police say 18-year-o...

Friday, November 14, 2008

College Student Slain In Home


POSTED: Friday, November 14, 2008
UPDATED: 8:29 am EST November 15, 2008
DETROIT -- A reward is being offered to help solve a crime that took the life of a young college student.
Shannon Johnson, 20, was slain in her home in the 7000 block of Melrose in Detroit on Nov. 6.
Her mother discovered the body.
There was no forced entry into the home.
She was a student at Wayne County Community College, where she also worked part time.
Services were held today at the O. H. Pye Funeral Home on Plymouth Road in Detroit.
She was buried at Detroit Memorial Park West.
Johnson's grandmother Jacqueline Williams said, ""This is a big loss there is a big hole in my heart. I need that closure. Whoever you are, turn yourself in. Just turn yourself in. The question I have is why, why did you have to take her away?"
Brittany Johnson said, "She was my best friend. She was like a sister to me. We have known each other since first grade. I am going to miss her."
Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 for anyone with information