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21-Year-Old Accused Of Threatening To Shoot, Stab, Rape Jewish Students On Campus At Cornell
A student at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York has been accused of threatening to shoot, stab, and rape Jewish students at the Ivy League school.
Patrick Dai, a 21-year-old junior originally from Pittsford, New York, was arrested on Tuesday, Oct. 31 on a federal criminal complaint charging him with posting threats to kill or injure another using interstate communications, according to prosecutors in the Northern District of New York.
Dai allegedly posted threatening messages to the Cornell section of an online discussion site, including posts calling for the deaths of Jewish peopl…
This Connecticut Liberal Arts College Ranked Among Top 20 In US, New Report Says
The grades are in, and these colleges are a cut above the rest.
Of the top 20 liberal arts colleges in the United States, four can be found in Massachusetts, three in New York, and one in Connecticut, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 National Liberal Arts Colleges Rankings.
No. 1 - Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts
No. 2 - Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts
No. 4 - Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts (Tied with Pomona College in Claremont, California and Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania)
No. 8 - United States Military …
Oxford Man Threatened To 'Shoot Up Graduation' At Stratford School, Police Say
A man faces charges after threatening to harm students at a school in Fairfield County, police said.
Police first learned of the threats on Friday, Feb. 17 around 6 p.m., when two people told state troopers that a student at the Stratford School for Aviation had made the comments at the school, state police said.
According to the two witnesses, a student identified as 21-year-old New Haven County resident Joseph Cyr, of Oxford, had allegedly said that he was going to "shoot up graduation" with a friend or coworker in December 2022.
Additionally, on Thursday, Feb. 16, a witness …
Wesleyan University Student-Athlete Dies In Skiing Accident
A junior at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, has died after a ski accident.
Jack Seivwright was studying abroad this semester, the university said in a statement. The accident happened on Sunday, Feb. 12.
"Known on campus as a student-athlete who brought people together, he will be sorely missed by many," Wesleyan's statement said. "We offer our condolences to Jack’s family, friends, and loved ones."
A native of Elmore, Vermont, Seivwright was a member of the soccer team during his freshman year in 2020-21.
“Jack was a ball of energy who loved being active and spending tim…
CT School Superintendent's DUI Reduced To Misdemeanor In Florida: Records
Michael Yamin, the Connecticut Region 16 superintendent, pleaded guilty to reckless driving in Florida last month after prosecutors reduced his DUI charge, court documents show.
Police in Volusia County, Florida, pulled over Yamin, age 54, of Cheshire, last summer after they spotted him weaving in and out of his lane, records show. Officers said he slurred his words and stumbled as he got out of his 2018 Lincoln.
Yamin refused a field sobriety test but agreed to a breathalyzer. However, he could not follow the instructions and both attempts to test his blood alcohol levels …