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Authorities claim Amanda Berard slammed the child onto its back, then went to sleep unaware that the child was injured. (Photo by Getty Images)

Deputies: ‘Stressed-Out Mom’ Killed 2-Year-Old Daughter

Authorities claim Amanda Berard slammed the child onto its back, then went to sleep unaware that the child was injured.

11/12/2014

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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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2 Identify Martin As FAMU Hazing Leader

Two former band members who were on the bus the night a Florida A&M University drum major was fatally beaten during a hazing ritual identified Dante Martin as the ring leader of the events.

CBS Tampa–10/29/2014

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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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FAMU Hazing Defendant Considers Plea Deal

One of the four defendant facing trial next week for the hazing death of a Florida A & M drum major is contemplating a plea deal.

10/22/2014

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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.

CBS Tampa–10/22/2014

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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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League Says Shops Need To Display Gun Warning

A civic organization says gun shops in Florida need to do a better job of displaying warnings that it’s illegal for gun buyers to store weapons within easy reach of minors.

CBS Tampa–10/14/2014

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