China to Hit U.S. With 'Synchronized' Retaliation for Latest Tariffs
Migrant children born in Pakistan have citizenship right: PM Imran Khan
Cape Coast Guard aids in Florences aftermath
ConCourt rules dagga legal for private use
Tropical Depression Florence Kills 17 & Smashes Rainfall Records in Carolinas
Texas State University suspends Greek activities after pledge's death
15 November 2017, 08:11 | Devin Moran
Texas State Greek life suspended after fraternity pledge dies
All Greek chapters on Texas State University's campus have been suspended in the wake of a death that happened Sunday. His death may have been alcohol-related, according to police.
Phi Kappa Psi pledge Matthew Ellis died Monday after the fraternity's initiation rituals, with alcohol considered a potential factor, according to The University Star. His friends called 911 at approximately 11 a.m., the day after his fraternity's initiation ceremonies on November 12, when they realized he wasn't breathing.
Emergency responders pronounced Ellis dead at 12:28 p.m.
San Marcos police said they expect toxicology results to confirm Ellis' cause of death in six to eight weeks.
In a statement Tuesday, university officials say Matt Ellis was found unresponsive Monday morning at an off-campus apartment.
Ellis, 20, was a sophomore at Texas State studying business administration.
"Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and the entire [Texas State] student body during this hard time", Guidi said.
The Texas State chapter of Phi Kappa Psi had been suspended by the national organization last week for "unrelated matters" and will remain suspended while the investigation into Ellis' death continues, the fraternity said in a statement.
Phi Kappa Psi's Texas State chapter switched its Twitter account to private following Ellis' death, ABC San Antonio affiliate KSAT reported.
Trauth added that she was suspending all Greek fraternity and sorority activities while the university completes a review of the Greek system.
It is imperative that our entire university community develop a culture that places the highest priority on the safety of its students, faculty, and staff.
JJ Abrams gave Jimmy Kimmel an epic surprise gift
The team included Muscle Man and Crayon Kid - plus there's an Oirish superhero in the mix in leprechaun hero Lucky Lad. Others in the trailer include Jon Hamm, Jennifer Aniston, Will Arnett, Ty Burrell, and Damon as the villainous Dr.
Sandy Hook families launch plea to save gun suit
It is a somewhat novel legal argument the families hope will help them overcome a federal law enacted by U.S. Congress in 2005 to shield gun manufacturers from liability for how their products are used.
Two militants killed in Kashmir encounter
The security forces are going after militants as part of operation "hunt down" and on the basis of a hit list of militants. A police spokesman said the slain militants were identified as Toib of Sopore and Ashiq of Palhallan Pattan.
Menendez thanks jurors for 'standing up' for him
Menendez also is charged with making false statements for failing to report Melgen's gifts on Senate disclosure forms. The jury resumed deliberations earlier Monday with an alternative, following the dismissal of Arroyo-Maultsby.
Corn, Soybean Harvest: Better Late Than Never
The corn harvest was 82 percent completed, behind 90 percent for both last year's pace and the five-year average. Sorghum was 83 percent harvested, behind 98 percent a year ago and an average of 92 percent.