Vehicle crashes into bench near Tommy Trojan


A non-USC male drove his vehicle onto campus and crashed into a bench at Hahn Plaza just before 5 p.m. on Monday, causing minor damage to his car and other property. The accident occurred when the driver made a U-turn and ran over a backpack near the fountain at Hahn Plaza, according to the Department […]

Suspect charged with murder of Joe McKnight


The man who allegedly shot and killed former USC running back Joe McKnight was charged with second-degree murder on Thursday, according to the Jefferson Parish District Attorney’s office.

USC researchers develop crime mapping project


Students and researchers at USC’s Spatial Science Institute are helping Los Angeles officials address crime in the city using data and location services. The project, titled “A Spatial Analysis of Street-level Crime Trends in L.A,” focuses on exploring how the locations of crimes are related to social and built environments using GeoHub, a mapping platform […]

Suspect identified in killing of USC professor


The suspect in the killing of USC professor Bosco Tjan has been identified as 28-year-old David Jonathan Brown, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Brown, a graduate student earning his doctorate in neuroscience at USC, was taken into custody after police responded to the 10th floor of the Seeley G. Mudd building at approximately […]