Bishop Pleads Guilty

Amy Bishop, the former biology professor at the University of Alabama at Huntsville, pleaded guilty to murder charges, The Chronicle of Higher Education reports. Bishop was accused of shooting and killing the chair of the biology department and two colleagues during a faculty meeting, and wounding three other faculty members.

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