Florida A&M University’s famed marching band – tarnished by the beating death of one of its drum majors – appears unlikely to take the field once again anytime soon.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The last of 11 band members charged in the hazing death of a FloridaA&M drum major has turned herself in to authorities. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement says 20-year-old Lasherry Codner surrendered Sunday […]
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Thirteen people were charged Wednesday for their roles in the hazing death of a Florida A&M University drum major who was severely beaten in what appears to be one of the […]
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — When prosecutors announce criminal charges Wednesday in the hazing death of a Florida A&M University band member, they will embark on a legal chess game involving multiple defendants who require different […]
ATLANTA (AP) — The attorney for the family of a Florida A&M University band member who died from a hazing incident last fall said Robert Champion’s parents are “thankful” that authorities plan to file charges […]
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The parents of a Florida A&M band member who died after being hazed filed a wrongful death lawsuit Monday against the owner and driver of the charter bus where the ritual […]
Florida authorities investigating the death of a Florida A&M University drum major say they have uncovered possible employee fraud and misconduct at the school.
Two Florida A&M University students appeared in court Tuesday and said they plan to fight charges that they beat a fellow member of the famed Marching 100 band so hard during a hazing ritual that she was left with a broken thigh.
Florida A&M University said that it’s dismissing four students for their role in the death of a marching band member last month, while audio of an emergency call released Thursday showed that the drum major had vomit in his mouth in the moments before he died.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida A&M University President James Ammons is suspending all practices and performances of the school’s famed Marching 100 band until investigators can determine what led to a member’s death last weekend.