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O.J. Simpson arrested for murder of wife Nicole

O.J. Simpson arrested for murder of wife Nicole

By Vince Gullo | Staff Columnist 10/25/17 Disclaimer: This column is from our throwback 90’s edition and is written from the perspective of someone in that decade. To call it shocking would be an understatement. On June 12, Nicole Brown Simpson, the ex-wife of football hall-of-famer, actor and American icon O.J. Simpson, was found dead […]

Accused killer visited Duquesne before Pitt attack

Accused killer visited Duquesne before Pitt attack

Raymond Arke | News Editor 10/12/17 The man accused of killing a University of Pittsburgh student was on Duquesne’s campus hours before, attempting to enter Brottier Hall, Pittsburgh Police said this week. Police charged Matthew Darby with the killing and said he visited two buildings on campus and interacted with Duquesne Police before taking an […]

FBI releases its first database to track animal abuse

FBI releases its first database to track animal abuse

By: Catherine Clements | Student Columnist  “Other” is the dumping ground for what one cannot categorize elsewhere. How many times in life do we, as a society, check this box? January 2016 marks a new year for the way animal crimes will be reported. The national Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) system, a database that law […]

Sexual assault, homicide occur blocks away from Duquesne

Sexual assault, homicide occur blocks away from Duquesne

By Kaye Burnet | News Editor Updated 10.28.15 at 11:39 There were two violent crimes committed within a few blocks of Duquesne this week, according to police. Pittsburgh police are currently looking for three men who allegedly sexually assaulted a female Duquesne student in an apartment near Crawford Street in the Hill District Wednesday around […]

Cecil the Lion’s murderer returns to work unpunished

Cecil the Lion’s murderer returns to work unpunished

By Duke Staff Walter Palmer – the dentist who shot and killed one of Africa’s most beloved lions, Cecil – returned to his Bloomington, Minnesota dental practice on Wednesday. Palmer faced little punishment for his actions, which should rightfully spark outrage. Cecil, a male Southwest African lion from Hwange National Park, was lured off the […]