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LAPD search campus for narcotics suspect


Police officers pursuing a narcotics suspect on Saturday searched Heritage Hall after receiving reports that the suspect might have entered the building, but did not detain the suspect on campus, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Officers attempted to detain the suspect in the University Village after seeing him toss narcotics, said Lieutenant Vargas […]

What should the university’s approach to security be?


The last year at USC has been marked by two major violent crimes: the tragic killings of two graduate students in April and the shooting on Halloween night. USC was also marked by increased security measures, both on and off campus. The Los Angeles Police Department added extra patrols in addition to 30 officers, a […]

Halloween shooting: four injured after on-campus party


[This story has been updated. See below for details.] The Los Angeles Police Department has detained two suspects following a shooting that injured four people near the Ronald Tutor Campus Center at approximately 11:45 p.m. on Wednesday, according to campus authorities. Only one of the four victims is in critical condition and as of approximately […]

Victims recovering from Halloween shooting


Geno Hall, a former Crenshaw High School football star and 2009 L.A. City Football Player of the Year, was recovering from seven bullet wounds in critical but stable condition Thursday, the Los Angeles Times reported. Eugene Hall, Geno’s father, told the Times that his son was recovering from a three-hour surgery in the intensive care […]