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Charges Against Frat, 18 Members in Penn State Student’s Death

Eighteen members of a now-shuttered fraternity at Penn State University and the frat itself are facing criminal charges in the death of a student who was fatally injured in a fall during an alcohol-fueled pledge night. Eight frat brothers at …

Defense Attorneys Want Word ‘Hazing’ Excluded From Trial

Defense attorneys for the four Florida A&M band members charged in a drum major’s death are going before a judge to ask that the word “hazing” not be allowed to be used at their trial next week. Defense attorneys on …

13 Surrender in Illinois Fraternity Drinking Death

Thirteen of the 22 people facing hazing-related charges following a Northern Illinois University student’s death have turned themselves in to police. A DeKalb Police Department spokesman said Tuesday seven people surrendered to police in DeKalb. All seven posted bond and …

Florida A & M University Wants Hazing Death Lawsuit Dismissed

Attorneys for Florida A&M University on Wednesday asked a judge to dismiss a civil lawsuit brought by the family of a drum major who died last year after being hazed by fellow band members, claiming Robert Champion was a willing …