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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana State University is reinstating a ban on alcohol at fraternity and sorority events more than a month after the death of a student in an alleged hazing incident. LSU President F. King Alexander said in a letter dated Thursday that some students haven't "absorbed the severity and seriousness of the current situation." Ten people were arrested last week on hazing charges in the death of 18-year-old Maxwell Gruver.

FOREST PARK, Ga. (AP) - A train severed the limbs of a woman and her child as they tried to cross tracks in Georgia by crawling underneath the stopped train. WXIA-TV reports that 28-year-old Kate Brown and her 1-year-old son had emergency surgery after her leg and his arm were pinned under the Norfolk Southern freight train on Thursday afternoon in Clayton County, south of Atlanta. Neither limb could be saved.

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) - School officials say there will be no more student dress-up activities at a Georgia elementary school after its Civil War Day sparked conflict among students, parents and others. Big Shanty Elementary School last month invited fifth-graders to dress up as characters from the Civil War. The mother of a 10-year-old black child says a white student dressed as a plantation owner approached him and said, "You are my slave."

STORRS, Conn. (AP) - A Georgia accused of stealing more than $773,000 from the University of Connecticut by hacking into the school's vendor-payment system is under arrest. Police say 38-year-old Muthini Nzuki of Kennesaw, Georgia diverted 32 payments meant for computer vendor Dell into her personal accounts between April 13 and May 22. She is charged with first-degree computer crime.

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