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New Details On Capture Of Former USC Professor In Mexico

Authorities released new details on the capture of a former USC professor in Mexico Tuesday, one day after he was added to the FBI’s Most Wanted List.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/19/2013

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Ex-USC Professor On FBI Most Wanted List Caught In Mexico

A former USC professor listed on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List was arrested in Mexico Tuesday evening, according to authorities.

CBS Los Angeles–06/18/2013

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Ex-USC Professor Becomes 500th Person To Be Added To FBI’s ’10 Most Wanted List’

A former University of Southern California professor and author has become the 500th person to be added to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list, it was announced Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/17/2013

UC Riverside philosophers Eric Schwitzgebel (pictured) and Joshua Rust of Stetson University authored the study to find if ethicists behave any better morally than nonethicists. (courtesy UC Riverside)

UCR Professor: Ethicists’ Behavior Not More Moral

Professors who study moral philosophy and its application in the real world may not be all that ethical themselves when it comes to responding to students, according to a new study.


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Study: SoCal Leads Nation In Seafood Fraud

Southern California leads the nation in seafood fraud, according to a study released by an international ocean conservation group.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/21/2013

Rainer Klaus Reinscheid (credit: OC District Attorney's Office)

UCI Professor Accused Of Plotting To Kill Students Due In Court Tuesday

A preliminary hearing is scheduled to be held Tuesday for a UC Irvine professor accused of setting a series of fires as a retaliatory measure after his teenage son committed suicide.

CBS Los Angeles–01/29/2013

Rainer Klaus Reinscheid (credit: OC District Attorney's Office)

UC Irvine Professor Accused Of Arson, Death Threats Faces Additional Charge

The UC Irvine professor accused of setting a series of fires as a retaliatory measure after his teenaged son committed suicide, is expected to face an additional arson charge Thursday.


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CSULB Professor Under Fire For ‘White Supremacist’ Beliefs

A California State University Long Beach professor is being called a neo-Nazi and a white supremacist for preaching white rights.



USC Looking To Fill Nearly 700 Positions

The University of Southern California is looking to fill nearly 700 positions.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/01/2012

Staffan Normark (C), Permanent Secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences gives a press conference to announce the winner of the Nobel prize in Economic Sciences on October 15, 2012 in Stockholm. US duo Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley win Nobel Economics Prize on October 15, 2012.  AFP PHOTO / SCANPIX/HENRIK MONTGOMERY (credit: HENRIK MONTGOMERY/AFP/GettyImages)

UCLA Professor Wins Nobel Memorial Prize In Economic Sciences

A professor emeritus of economics and mathematics at UCLA, Lloyd Shapley, was awarded Monday the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics Sciences.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/15/2012

UCLA chemistry professor Patrick Farran (credit: CBS)

Judge Enters Not Guilty Plea For UCLA Professor Charged In Fire

The plea was entered by Superior Court Judge Shelly Torrealba after the defense attorney for Patrick Harran objected to entering a plea at this time.


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UCI Professor Accused Of Plotting School Attacks Pleads Not Guilty

A UC Irvine professor pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning to 10 arson charges related to a a series of fires and an alleged plot to attack a Irvine high school.


Rainer Klaus Reinscheid (credit: OC District Attorney's Office)

More Emails Surface In Case Of UCI Professor Accused Of Arson

A university professor who wrote emails outlining a plan to attack a California high school wrote an additional email that described his attempts to burn the high school and the home of the assistant principal who disciplined his son shortly before the teen committed suicide.


Rainer Klaus Reinscheid (credit: OC District Attorney's Office)

Prosecutors: UCI Professor Searched For Guns, Fertilizer Online

Prosecutors allege Rainer Reinscheid was searching the Internet for information on guns, fertilizer and auto explosions before his arrest on arson charges.


Rainer Klaus Reinscheid (credit: OC District Attorney's Office)

DA: UCI Professor Plotted Attacks, Sexual Assaults At High School

Rainer Klaus Reinscheid allegedly planned to burn down University High School, commit sexual assaults, and kill school officials and students before killing himself.





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