Manslaughter convictions have come down on the last three defendants accused of hazing a Florida A&M drum major to death. Friday’s verdict ended a three-year-old case that shined a light on ritualized hazing within the school’s famed band.
Democratic lawmakers in the Florida Senate are demanding new anti-discrimination laws meant to protect gays, pregnant women and former felons.
The sentencing is coming soon for a former Florida A&M University band member convicted last year of manslaughter and felony hazing in the death of a drum major.
Andris Misters had a career-high 32 points as Jacksonville dominated winless Florida A&M 79-56 on Tuesday night.
Bethune-Cookman made a two-point try to beat Florida A&M 18-17 in overtime on Saturday in the Florida Blue Florida Classic.
A jury convicted a former Florida A&M band member of manslaughter and felony hazing on Friday in connection to the death of a drum major.
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.
Jamie Adams scored 26 points and Reggie Lewis added 20 asFlorida A&M defeated Bethune-Cookman 80-75 on Saturday.
Reggie Lewis scored 24 points, including six 3-pointers, as FloridaA&M overpowered Coppin State in the second half, winning 82-71 on Saturday.
Jamie Adams scored 27 points Saturday night and Florida A&M held off a second-half surge by South Carolina State to win 78-72.