FAMU

September 28, 2014: A mass shooting took place at 6410 Northwest 7 Avenue.(Source: CBS4)

Nightclub Shooting Adds To List Of South Florida Mass Shootings

The shooting that injured 15 people at a Miami nightclub is among several mass shootings that have taken place in South Florida.

09/28/2014

Robert Champion with FAMU band.  (Courtesy: The Champion Family)

FAMU Band Member’s Family Settles With Bus Company

The family of a Florida A&M University drum major who died after being hazed has reached a settlement with the owner of the bus in which the hazing took place, a family attorney said Wednesday.

09/10/2014

Benjamin McNamee (left) and Jessie Baskin were charged in the hazing death of FAMU drum major Robert Champion.  (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

FAMU Hazing Death Trial Postponed

The four remaining defendants in the hazing death case of a Florida A&M University student have had their trial postponed until October.

09/09/2014

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Fla. Legislators Trade Last-Minute Budget Offers

With a Tuesday deadline looming for a new state budget, Florida legislators are trading last-minute offers to come up with a final deal.

04/27/2014

State Capitol (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

House And Senate Pass Budgets, Get Ready For Talks

The House and Senate approved plans Thursday to spend about $75 billion in the budget year that begins July 1, setting up negotiations between the two sides over how much to devote to priorities ranging from education to child welfare to the environment.

04/03/2014

Robert Champion with FAMU band.  (Courtesy: The Champion Family)

Former FAMU Band Member Receives Jail Sentence For Hazing Death

One of the former Florida A&M band members involved in the hazing death of drum major Robert Champion could become the first to be sentenced to jail.

03/28/2014

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Fla. Physician Group Promoting ACA Enrollment

A group of doctors is taking it upon themselves to spread the word and encourage Floridians to sign up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act before the March 31 deadline.

02/23/2014

FAMU (Source: American-School-Search.com)

Adams Leads Florida A&M Past Bethune-Cookman 80-75

Jamie Adams scored 26 points and Reggie Lewis added 20 asFlorida A&M defeated Bethune-Cookman 80-75 on Saturday.

02/22/2014

FAMU (Source: American-School-Search.com)

Florida A&M Comes Back To Beat Coppin St. 82-71

Reggie Lewis scored 24 points, including six 3-pointers, as FloridaA&M overpowered Coppin State in the second half, winning 82-71 on Saturday.

02/15/2014

W George Allen (Source: CBS4)

Black History Month: The Life Of W. George Allen

“It’s been a lot of good times and a lot of bad times but all in all, it’s been a great life. It’s been beyond anything I thought.” Reflections made by a man whose life reads like chapters in American History.

02/12/2014

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