Students at the University of Missouri are being warned to be extra vigilant after a female student reported being raped near campus over the weekend.
The student told Residential Life that she'd been raped late Saturday night or very early Sunday morning in the 800 block of Richmond Avenue. University officials say they're working with the victim to make sure she receives the resources and assistance she needs.
Additional details about the crime haven't been released. Police say their investigation is ongoing.
The St. Louis Community College system has new leadership. Interim Chancellor Dennis Michaelis began his new job Monday.
The former Texas college officials was tapped to replace Myrtle Dorsey, who left in late September after the Board of Trustees voted not to renew her contract.
Michaelis told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that he doesn't expect to hold the post for more than 18 months. He Said his focus will be on improving communications and rebuilding the public image of the system.
The college's image suffered a blow after the bungling of the investigation of a student assault on the Meramec campus in April became known.
George Wassen, president of the Meramec campus, resigned shortly after the attack. The police chief at Meramec and two other officials were fired.