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Police Union — Parking tickets are moneymakers for CSU

Police Union — Parking tickets are moneymakers for CSU

Brooke Holland

April 27, 2016

Parking tickets are moneymakers for the California State University system and campus officers shouldn't have to meet a ticket-writing quota, according to campus police unions. “[CSUN] using this as a money-making system is insane,” said Jeffrey Solomon, president of the Statewide University Police...

CSUN police officers sue campus police department

CSUN police officers sue campus police department

Brooke Holland

April 25, 2016

Three CSUN officers and their union have filed a lawsuit against the California State University Board of Trustees and CSUN Department of Police Services. The officers allege they were disciplined for not meeting parking ticket quotas. CSUN officers Felix Anthony Vargas, Thomas Finnerty, Matthew Dunwoody a...

Relive the Coachella moments of Prince’s 2008 performance

Relive the Coachella moments of Prince’s 2008 performance

Brooke Holland

April 21, 2016

With weekend two of Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in full-effect in less than 24 hours and the legendary rocker Prince’s death announced today — here’s a throwback of the superstar’s 2008 headlining cover performance of Radiohead’s “Creep.” Prince + Coachella = why isn’t...

Craigslist rental scam warning near CSUN campus

Craigslist rental scam warning near CSUN campus

Brooke Holland

April 20, 2016

If a cheap Craigslist rental listing seems too good to be true — it probably is. Students looking to move near the CSUN campus on a college budget have been advised to watch out for rental cons on Craigslist. The LAPD Devonshire Division released a crime alert Wednesday for students in search of...

Police search for two men who attempted to abduct a woman near campus

Police search for two men who attempted to abduct a woman near campus

Brooke Holland

April 8, 2016

CSUN Police Services are looking for two Hispanic men who attempted to abduct a woman Thursday near campus, according to police. The incident occurred along the southward corner of Lindley Avenue and Lassen Street around 4:30 p.m. The two unknown males were driving an older, white Toyota Camry with...

CSU, CFA to announce tentative agreement, 5-day strike postponed

CSU, CFA to announce tentative agreement, 5-day strike postponed

Brooke Holland

April 7, 2016

The California Faculty Association announced that the planned five-day faculty strike across all of the 23 California State University campuses has been postponed, after a tentative salary agreement was released today. The California State University and CFA will hold a press conference Friday morn...

On-campus housing rape reported to CSUN police

On-campus housing rape reported to CSUN police

Brooke Holland

March 16, 2016

An alleged on-campus rape was reported to CSUN Police Department on March 11, police said. The incident occurred in the University Park Apartments sometime between Sept. 1 - Oct. 13, 2015, police said. According to police, the offense is classified as "sexual assault that occurred with a known s...

What, when of the picket lines

What, when of the picket lines

Brooke Holland

March 14, 2016

The California Faculty Association Board of Directors has announced the tentative times and days for a five-day strike on all 23 California State University campuses. Faculty members plans to strike on April 13-15 and April 18-19. "We truly believe we are fighting for the right cause. I think for a...

3-car pile up causes traffic delays on Zelzah, 2 injured

3-car pile up causes traffic delays on Zelzah, 2 injured

Brooke Holland

February 29, 2016

A section of Zelzah Aveue was closed today as police investigated a three-car collision. Two people were sent to the hospital for injuries, according to police. The crash occurred around noon at the intersection of Zelzah Avenue and Prairie Street, police said. Police said a Nissan Pathfinder...

Police release sketch of attempted armed robbery suspect

Police release sketch of attempted armed robbery suspect

Brooke Holland

February 26, 2016

CSUN Police Department released a sketch of the suspect they said attempted to rob a student on campus with what appeared to be a black semi-automatic handgun, police said. According to the police report, the incident happened Tuesday at 6:18 p.m. Police described the suspect as: Slender White Male 5 feet 6 inches tall He was weari...

Mysterious piles have been discovered, staircase mistaken as toilet

Mysterious piles have been discovered, staircase mistaken as toilet

Brooke Holland

February 25, 2016

Traffic jams aren’t the only pile up in the CSUN B3 parking structure anymore. If you take the staircase — watch your step. An unpleasant smell and yellow caution tape have recently blocked the third-floor stairs because a mystery suspect has unloaded human feces. You read correct — this...

Police search for man who appeared to have handgun, attempt to rob CSUN student

Police search for man who appeared to have handgun, attempt to rob CSUN student

Brooke Holland

February 23, 2016

CSUN Police Department are looking for a male suspect that attempted to rob a female student with what appeared to be a black semi-automatic handgun. The incident occurred today on Matador Walk, north of the University Student Union's swimming pool, around 6:18 p.m., according to a crime alert. According...

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