• Houston Police vehicles respond after a shooting at Texas Southern University, Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, in Houston. A student was killed and another person was wounded in a shooting outside a student-housing complex on Friday, and police have detained at least two people, authorities said. (Cody Duty/Houston Chronicle via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Texas college on lockdown, suspect sought after 2 shot

    HOUSTON (AP) — A student was killed and another person was wounded during a shooting outside a Texas Southern University student-housing complex on Friday, and police have detained two men for questioning, authorities said.

  • UW regents approve 10-year Under Armour contract

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — In a story Oct. 9 about Under Armour’s new contract with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of the company’s chief executive. He is Kevin Plank, not Kevin Blank.

  • Board of Regents vote scheduled for $166M Athletes Village

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota plans to break ground next month on its $166 million Athletes Village, which will include updated practice and training facilities for football and basketball teams that officials say are necessary to keep the school competitive in the Big Ten.

  • Two people embrace outside a Northern Arizona University student dormitory, Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, in Flagstaff, Ariz., after an early morning confrontation between two groups of students escalated into gunfire. (AP Photo/Josh Biggs)

    The Latest: 1 dead, 3 others shot at Northern Arizona Univ

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The latest on the shooting at Northern Arizona University (all times local):

  • Authorities gather outside a student dormitory in Flagstaff, Ariz., Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, after an early morning fight between two groups of college students escalated into gunfire leaving one person dead and three others wounded, authorities said. The shooting occurred near the Northern Arizona University campus. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca)

    Officials: 1 dead, 3 wounded in university shooting in Ariz.

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An overnight brawl between two groups of students escalated into gun violence Friday when a freshman at Northern Arizona University opened fire on four fraternity members, killing one and wounding three.

  • Annual muddy tradition at U. of Michigan set to continue

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Former members of a now-disbanded fraternity chapter at the University of Michigan say they’re continuing a muddy tradition despite objections from the school and the national fraternity.

  • In this Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, photo, Massachusetts Maritime Academy second class cadets practice advanced seamanship aboard a crew boat near the training vessel USTS Kennedy, behind, in Bourne, Mass. Two of the missing crewmen who were aboard the 790-foot cargo ship El Faro that Hurricane Joaquin sank in the Bahamas were graduates of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

    US maritime schools feel connection to cargo ship sinking

    BOURNE, Mass. (AP) — The Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline come into view as the ship sails into New York Harbor on calm waters. A moment later, the sky darkens, lightning flashes and the ship is rocked by roiling waves. Alarm bells warn of shallow waters or an impending collision with a massive tanker carting liquefied natural gas.

  • PIAA expands classifications in football, other sports

    MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (AP) — In a move that changes the landscape of high school sports, the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association approved a measure that would expand high school football classifications from four to six.

  • Thursday, October 8, 2015

    In shift of Syria focus, Pentagon abandoning goal of building new anti-IS rebel force

  • Douglas County Commissioners Tim Freeman, from left, Susan Morgan and Chris Boice hold a news conference in Roseburg, Ore., Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015. President Obama plans to travel to Roseburg on Friday to meet with victims' families. Obama's calls for stricter gun laws in the wake of the shootings did not sit well with many people in this conservative region, where gun ownership is pervasive. The county commissioners tried to tamp down any suggestion that Obama was not welcome. (Michael Sullivan/The News-Review via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    In Oregon visit, Obama will find grief but also resentment

    ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — When President Barack Obama arrives here Friday, he will find a timber town still in mourning over the shooting that killed eight community college students and a teacher. But he will also find another deeply held emotion — seething anger over his calls for new gun restrictions.