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As Morgan State University has been splashed across the news because of a sensational homicide involving a student's alleged cannibalism, Stephanie Morgan worries about how the world will view her alma mater. In recent days, the East Baltimore woman has...
FAMU wants an appeals court to reverse a judge's decision allowing a civil case filed in the deadly hazing of drum major Robert Champion to continue. The Fifth District Court of Appeal in Daytona Beach has agreed to review last month's ruling by...
Orlando SentinelORLANDO, Fla. Former FAMU drum major Rikki Wills apologized to Robert Champion's parents Friday for his role in the fatal hazing of their son and then received five years' probation. Wills, who was Champion's roommate at Florida A&M University, also...
Former FAMU drum majors Rikki Wills and Shawn Turner received probation Friday for their self-described roles as "protectors" of Robert Champion as he suffered through a fatal hazing in November 2011. After the proceedings in Orange County Circuit Court,...
The mother of a Bethune-Cookman University student who died in a car accident last year has sued the school and a national fraternity, claiming that hazing was to blame for his death and neither institution did enough to stop it. The lawsuit alleges...
ReutersRICHMOND — Four men were charged with involuntary manslaughter after two Virginia State University students drowned in the Appomattox River during an initiation ritual this spring, police said on Wednesday. The men have already been charged with...
A FAMU hazing trial scheduled to begin today in Orange County was postponed this morning. The criminal case of former FAMU drum major Jarrod Deas has been reset to June 25. He is charged with the misdemeanor hazing of Keon Hollis. The case is...
FAMU hazing defendant Shawn Turner, who claimed he was drum major Robert Champion's "protector" and not an attacker, agreed today to plead no contest to felony hazing in the deadly ritual. Turner, 27, will likely receive a community-service sentence...
TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Tuesday. Here's what we're reading so far. * Orlando Sentinel reports that jury selection begins today in a FAMU hazing case indirectly related to the death of Robert Champion. * Sun-Sentinel reports...
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Tallahassee Bureau ChiefTALLAHASSEE -- Former House Speaker Dean Cannon appears to have landed on his feet quite comfortably in his return to the lobbying world. The Winter Park Republican, who along with former House Speaker Larry Cretul launched his lobbying firm Capitol...
Sylvester Young, a former music professor at Ohio University, has been selected as FAMU's new marching band director. Officials at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee announced early last month that they were interviewing two people for the job of...
Former FAMU drum major Rikki Wills, who insists that he tried to shield his college roommate Robert Champion from a brutal hazing in Orlando in 2011, pleaded no contest today to felony hazing resulting in death. Wills, 25, will not be sentenced until...
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