(CBS/WRBL/AP) Auburn University officials reported Wednesday that the 130-old Toomer Oaks, historical landmarks of the University and the celebration site for all Auburn sports achievements, had been deliberately poisoned. The trees were given "lethal amounts" of herbicide and are not likely to survive.
Students and residents of the Auburn community gathered around the ancient Oaks Wednesday afternoon. "I just don't understand why somebody would destroy something that is that key to the university," Kevin Johnson, an industrial engineering senior, told CBS affiliate WRBL. "It's just crazy that somebody would choose to do that to Auburn."Continue »