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Stories with subject: Hazing rituals
  • Lawyers: Illinois hazing law unconstitutional 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 12:43 pm
  • DEKALB, Illinois - Lawyers representing five former fraternity members charged following the 2012 death of a pledge are hoping to convince a judge that Illinois' hazing law is unconstitutional.

  • Nearly $1.6M awarded in SC college hazing case 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 3:20 pm
  • FLORENCE, South Carolina - A jury has awarded nearly $1.6 million to a pledge who says he was badly beaten during a fraternity hazing at Francis Marion University in Florence.

  • Ex-FAMU band member gets 1 year in hazing death 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 5:37 pm
  • ORLANDO, Florida - A former Florida A&M band member on Friday became the first person to be sentenced to jail time for his role in the hazing death of a drum major.

  • Senate votes to increase penalty for hazing 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 5:04 pm
  • ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland's Senate has agreed to boost the penalty for college hazing from $500 to $5,000. The bill is now headed to the Senate.

  • Pa. frat seeks legal advice after member's suicide 
    Updated: Mar-23-14 3:44 pm
  • ALTOONA, Pennsylvania - The president and several members of a suspended Penn State-Altoona fraternity have sought legal advice after a former member's family blamed an alleged hazing ritual for the young man's suicide.

  • Family of NC fraternity pledge who died files suit 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 5:10 pm
  • GREENSBORO, North Carolina - The family of a fraternity pledge who died in 2012 is suing High Point University, alleging that hazing led to his death and that school officials had knowledge of the fraternity's conduct.