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Robert Champion Famu Hazing Death

Parents May Receive Compensation For Son's Hazing Death Under Florida Bill

The Orlando Sentinel | Stephen Hudak | Posted 10.02.2013 | Black Voices

Proposed legislation was filed Thursday in the Florida Senate that would compensate the parents of FAMU drum major Robert Champion for pain and suffer...

FAMU Hazing Prosecutor: 'Three Years In Prison Is Too Little'

The Orlando Sentinel | Stephen Hudak | Posted 09.10.2013 | Black Voices

Prosecutors suggested Thursday that they are finished with plea deals that mete out light sentences of probation and community service to ex-band memb...

FAMU Drum Major Now Facing Felony In Hazing Case

The Orlando Sentinel | Stephen Hudak | Posted 08.25.2013 | Black Voices

Prosecutors today added manslaughter and felony hazing to their case against former FAMU drum major Jarrod Deas, who was once charged only with a misd...

Robert Champion's Roommate Enters Plea In Hazing Case

AP | KYLE HIGHTOWER | Posted 05.10.2013 | Black Voices

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The roommate of the Florida A&M drum major who died in a hazing ritual in 2011 has pleaded no contest to hazing charges. During a st...

Another Guilty Plea In FAMU Hazing Case

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 06.16.2013 | Black Voices

ORLANDO, Fla. — A third band member charged with the hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major pleaded no contest Tuesday and agreed to testify a...

12 Charged With Manslaughter In Drum Major's Death

AP | KYLE HIGHTOWER | Posted 05.04.2013 | College

ORLANDO, Fla. — Twelve former Florida A&M University band members were charged Monday with manslaughter in the 2011 hazing death of a drum major...

FAMU Says It's Not Responsible For Hazing Death

AP | By GARY FINEOUT | Posted 11.11.2012 | College

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida A&M University, which has been rocked by a hazing scandal for nearly a year, insists in legal papers filed Monday that it...

FAMU Hazing Death Triggers State Investigation, Arrests

Orlando Sentinel | Posted 10.28.2012 | College

The director of special events at Florida A&M University has been arrested and charged with eight counts of fraud related to travel expenses, accordin...

Roommate Of Slain FAMU Band Member Reveals Champion's Final Words

The Huffington Post | Gene Demby | Posted 07.18.2012 | Black Voices

The roommate of Robert Champion, the Florida A&M University student who died during a hazing ritual for the school's marching band, spoke to HBO's "Re...

FAMU Still Dealing With Fallout From Hazing Death

AP | GARY FINEOUT | Posted 07.12.2012 | Black Voices

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The fallout from the hazing death of a Florida A&M University drum major appears unlikely to end soon. University leaders will h...

New Revelations Around FAMU Hazing Death

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 07.09.2012 | College

Before a horrifying hazing tradition resulted in a student's death and a national spotlight shifted upon Florida A&M University, the Orlando Sentinel ...

Judge Set To Announce Charges In FAMU Hazing Death

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 08.14.2012 | College

ORLANDO, Fla. — A judge has set an October trial date for 11 marching band members charged with felony hazing in the death of a Florida A&M drum...

Vomit Found In FAMU Student's Mouth Before He Dies

AP | By MIKE SCHNEIDER and GARY FINEOUT | Posted 01.31.2012 | College

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Florida A&M University said that it's dismissing four students for their role in the death of a marching band member last month, whil...