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News in brief: Coronavirus update, two off-campus gunpoint robberies

The Washington University International Travel Oversight Committee Executive Body enacted a travel restriction for all University-supported trips to mainland China in the wake of the global coronavirus outbreak, Jan. 29.

| Senior News Editor

Attempted robbery reported at 6200 block of Clemens

An attempted robbery was reported at the 6200 block of Clemens Avenue at approximately 10 p.m., Nov. 22.

| Senior Editor

Safety working group outlines initial proposals to students

Executive Vice Chancellor Hank Webber presented the initial recommendations of the public safety working group to students, Nov 19.

Curran Neenan | News Editor

Two arrests made on December robberies near Danforth campus

Over winter break, the University City Police Department made two arrests related to Dec. 6 armed robberies.

Kalpana Gopalkrishnan | Contributing Reporter

Sexual assault and robbery suspect arrested

Jaquese North, 18, was arrested on Saturday after attacking two women this month near the Washington University campus.

| Associate Editor

U. City investigation uncovers few details on alleged gunshots north of Loop

University City police are investigating about 10 gunshots allegedly fired by the corner of Interdrive and Clemens Avenue Sunday evening. Police would not comment on the ongoing investigation, but nearby residents said the shots were fired in two bursts just before 9 p.m.

| Senior News Editor

Woman confesses to vandalizing ZBT members’ vehicles

The University City Police Department announced Wednesday morning that a female suspect confessed to vandalizing the cars of members of the Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT) fraternity. She was taken into custody and arrested for vandalism. Max LaVictoire, a sophomore living in the ZBT house at 7020 Forsyth Blvd., returned from spring break on Friday to find three swastikas keyed into his car and all of his tires slashed.

Shooting suspect found guilty

The man who shot a policeman just outside of Starbucks on the Delmar Loop two years ago was found guilty of first-degree muder and armed criminal action, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. The shooter, Todd Shepard, 43, received the verdict on Thursday for the crime committed in Oct., 2008. The case now moves into the penalty phase.

| Senior News Editor

Student arrest spurs questions about zero-tolerance policy

On Monday night, senior Wyatt Crane spoke at a University City council meeting about the increasing frequency of the University City Police Department’s invocation of the newly-enacted zero-tolerance policy. Two days later, Crane was arrested outside of his Kingsbury Blvd. apartment after being issued a citation for noise from a gathering that he said he did not even attend.

| Staff Reporter

Grad student in critical condition after assault in Quadrangle apartment

A female graduate student was found physically beaten in the basement laundry room of her off-campus apartment building in the early afternoon on Monday, Dec. 21.

| Student Life Staff

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