The family of a Minnesota college student who was murdered last year says they are focusing on the positive. The body of 18-year-old Tom Bearson was found three days after he went missing from North Dakota State University last fall.
The first day of spring semester at the University of Minnesota is marked by changes in how students and staff are kept safe on-campus. A string of armed robberies has many students worried and the university taking some new safety measures to keep everyone on and around campus safe.
Minnesota senators are hoping to learn more about campus crime and security in the wake of several high-profile incidents. The Senate Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee was holding a hearing Tuesday.