A former Florida AM band member accused of being the ringleader of a brutal hazing ritual known as "Crossing Bus C" that killed a drum major was convicted Friday of manslaughter and felony hazing. Ex-band FAMU member convicted in hazing death A former Florida AM band member accused of being the ringleader of a brutal hazing ritual known as "Crossing Bus C" that killed a drum major was convicted Friday of manslaughter and felony hazing.
The Arizona Republic, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 07:43 PM
Dante Martin, right, a former member of Florida AM University's Marching 100 band looks at his family as he is fingerprinted Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, after being found guilty of manslaughter in the fatal hazing of drum major Robert Champion. Martin faces up to 22 years in prison, was found guilty of felony hazing and two misdemeanor counts of hazing involving two other band members.
Houston Chronicle, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 10:52 PM
A man who was heading to the gym chased down a would-be purse snatcher after he attacked a 76-year-old woman outside an Orlando Winn-Dixie. Kendrick Taylor told WESH he heard the woman screaming for help on Wednesday and ran after the man.
WCTV Tallahassee, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 08:26 AM
Taking the place of the automated voice at Orlando International that informs travelers to stand clear of doors will now be the voice of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer , reports the Orlando Sentinel. In addition to Dyer's recorded "stand clear" message, he will also explain a few of the many things to see in Orlando during a visit, and when leaving Orlando, the exit message reminds travelers to come again.
Business Journal, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 08:08 AM
The sexual misconduct allegations against former Casselberry Police Chief Bill McNeil could grow to include even more women, attorney Carlos Burruezo said Friday. City spokeswoman Sara Brady denied Burruezo's claim, saying the city first learned of any allegations against McNeil from a WFTV reporter on Wednesday afternoon.
The Orlando Sentinel, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 06:53 PM