(NEW YORK) -- The 20-year-old Purdue University student stabbed to death in his dorm room was effusive, close with his family and wise beyond his years, according to his parents. Varun Manish Chheda, a senior majoring in data science, was found dead in his room... Read More.
(WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.) -- A Purdue University student accused of stabbing his roommate to death in their dorm room has been ordered held without bond before he goes on trial. Ji "Jimmy" Min Sha, 22, was formally charged with murder on Thursday in the killing... Read More.
(WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.) -- A 20-year-old Purdue University student was killed in his dorm room early Wednesday and his roommate is in custody, school officials said. Varun Manish Chheda, a senior majoring in data science, was found dead in his room at McCutcheon Hall, a... Read More.
(WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.) -- A Purdue University student was found dead inside a residence hall in West Lafayette, Indiana, before dawn on Wednesday, according to a university spokesperson. The school's police force is investigating the death as a homicide, the spokesperson said. "A suspect is in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Elite Eight of the men's NCAA tournament is set and will feature some of the biggest and storied programs in college basketball history -- Duke, North Carolina, Villanova and Kansas. But there's a tiny Jersey City, New Jersey, university that also punched... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department said Monday it has "fundamental concerns" with Purdue Pharma’s plan to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Purdue filed for Chapter 11 protection in 2019 as it faced thousands of lawsuits across the country over its aggressive marketing of OxyContin and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A controversial bankruptcy plan involving OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, which would shield the Sackler family from litigation tied to the opioid crisis, moved forward Thursday. A federal bankruptcy court judge in White Plains, New York, allowed Purdue to begin soliciting support for... Read More.
By AARON KATERSKY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A member of the Sackler family, which owns OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma, expressed "sadness" over the nation's opioid epidemic during a congressional hearing Thursday that marked the first time in years any family member faced public... Read More.
By AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Purdue Pharma is expected Tuesday to plead guilty to federal conspiracy and kickback charges and acknowledge that its aggressive marketing of opioids over the last three decades helped propel an addiction crisis that... Read More.
By AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- After an all-day hearing in bankruptcy court in White Plains, New York, a judge authorized the settlement between OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma and the Justice Department, which requires guilty pleas to "multiple serious felonies"... Read More.
By AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Purdue Pharma, the makers of OxyContin, is seeking bankruptcy court approval Tuesday regarding a settlement with the Justice Department that includes a guilty plea and $8 billion in penalties.“The proposed settlement... Read More.
By CARMEN COX, ABC News(MADISON, Wis.) -- The Wisconsin and Purdue football teams won't play this weekend. Wisconsin athletics director Barry Alvarez announced Tuesday that the Badgers' home game was canceled due to the number of positive COVID-19 cases in... Read More.