| Nov 30, 2011
| 6:13 AM
Family members of a Florida A&M University marching band member who died in Orlando following a suspected hazing attack announced a lawsuit against the university during a news conference Monday in Atlanta.
Attorney Christopher Chestnut, who is...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Robert Champion vomited, stopped breathing and was cold to the touch moments before he was taken to the hospital where he died following a suspected hazing attack, according to 911 audio released Thursday.
"We were just sitting there talking and next...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 8:00 AM
The president of Florida A&M University announced late Thursday that he was postponing the work of a task force he appointed to review anti-hazing rules at FAMU, which is reeling after the hazing-related death of drum major Robert Champion in Orlando last...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 12:08 PM
A sense of shock has followed the death of Florida A&M drum major Robert Champion. Shock that the 26-year-old collapsed soon after leading FAMU's famed Marching 100 band during the Nov. 19 Florida Classic football game. Shock that hazing within the band's...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 4:30 PM
The 911 call Florida A&M band members made from their bus after fellow band member and drum major Robert Champion stopped breathing has been released.
Officials haven't said what caused his death, but they do suspect hazing.
Four FAMU students were...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 5:22 PM
From the time Robert Champion was a 6-year-old kid watching his first parade, he knew his destiny. Awestruck at the sight of a drum major leading a band along the streets of Atlanta, the boy began to beg his parents for any kind of musical instrument he...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 6:40 PM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida A&M President James Ammons said Monday the university is committed to breaking a conspiracy of silence that has for decades shrouded hazing practices at the school and finally resulted in a band member's death....
| Dec 7, 2011
| 8:07 PM
A Florida A&M University alumnus and student journalists at the college have launched an independent website devoted to collecting reports of hazing past and present on "their beloved campus" — an effort that they say has elicited at least two dozen...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 2:22 PM
The four Florida A&M University students targeted for dismissal after a fellow student died from an apparent hazing ritual might not face disciplinary action anytime soon.
Same goes for the band director, who the university planned to fire because of...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 12:21 PM
Trustees at Florida A&M University on Thursday publicly reprimanded President James Ammons, saying he has done a poor job of keeping them informed and consulting them on issues related to the recent death of student Robert Champion.
| Dec 13, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Three students at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University were arrested Monday on charges of hazing a freshman so severely that her leg was broken, Tallahassee police said.
James Harris, 22, Aaron Golson, 19, and Sean Hobson, 23, are charged...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 5:35 AM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Three Florida A&M University marching band members are free after spending the night in jail on charges that they beat a fellow Marching 100 member in a hazing ritual.
Sean Hobson, Aaron Golson and James Harris all left the...