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Attorneys Make Arguments In FAMU Hazing Trial

A Florida prosecutor on Friday cast a former Florida A&M University band member as the orchestrator of the 2011 beating death of a drum major who, as part of a hazing ritual, pushed his way through a band bus while his fellow musicians kicked him and pummeled him with their fists and drumsticks.

10/31/2014

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Jury Could Begin Deliberations In Hazing Trial

Attorneys are set to give closing arguments in the case of a former Florida A&M University band member charged with manslaughter and hazing in the death of a drum major who was beaten on a band bus during a hazing ritual.

CBS Tampa–10/31/2014

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Prosecutor: Former Band Member Organized Hazing

A prosecutor says a former band member charged in the death of a Florida A&M University drum major was the chief organizer of a brutal hazing ritual that has been a secret tradition at the school for years.

CBS Tampa–10/28/2014

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Jurors Picked In Trial Of FAMU Band Members

A jury has been picked in the trial of one of the four remaining Florida A&M University band members charged in the hazing death of a drum major.

CBS Tampa–10/28/2014

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Defense Argues FAMU Hazing Death Was ‘Contest’

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Defense attorneys for four Florida A&M band members charged in a drum major’s death said Tuesday that the state’s anti-hazing law is so vague that what happened on the band bus […]

CBS Tampa–10/14/2014

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Attorneys For FAMU Hazing Defendants Head Back To Court

Attorneys for four remaining defendants charged in the hazing death of a Florida A&M University drum major are due back in court to update a judge on whether they’re ready for trial.

09/09/2014

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Ex-FAMU Band Member Gets 1 Year In Hazing Death

A former Florida A&M band member could become the first to be sentenced to jail time for his role in the hazing death of a drum major.

CBS Tampa–03/28/2014

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Charges Dropped Against 1 Defendant In FAMU Case

Prosecutors have decided not to pursue charges against one of the remaining defendants in the hazing death of a FAMU drum major.

03/15/2014

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Probation Lifted At Florida A&M

Florida A&M University is no longer on probation.

CBS Tampa–12/10/2013

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FAMU Band Will Return To Field Sept. 1

Florida A&M University’s Marching 100 will return to the field Sept. 1 in Orlando, nearly two years after it was suspended because of a hazing-related death.

CBS Tampa–08/15/2013

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