(Northampton, MA) – A former UMass student from China has been found not guilty on all counts in a rape case. Weiland Wang had been accused of raping a female student in his dorm room in Februrary 2013. This week he testified that the two had fabricated the rape story to clear her reputation after the woman’s boyfriend in China found out about their relationship. Wang’s lawyer tells the “Gazette” it’s one of the most unusual cases he’s ever tried.
Military planners are weighing the possibility of sending more troops to Iraq to provide additional security around Baghdad.
The beheading of James Foley was said to be in revenge for U.S. air strikes against the Iraqi insurgents.
The prosecutor's office will begin presenting evidence to a grand jury investigating the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown.
School officials in Amherst are hopeful this school year will see a reduced level of racial tensions.