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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

ORLANDO, FL - MAY 4:  In this booking photo provided by the Orange County Sheriff's Office, Ibragim Todashev poses for his mug shot after being arrested for aggravated battery May 4, 2013 in Orlando, Florida. Todashev was being questioned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on May 22, 2013 about his ties to the Boston Marathon bombing suspects when he was killed by an FBI agent after attacking the agent.  (Photo by Orange County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Probe Into Death Of Friend Of Suspected Boston Marathon Bomber To Continue Into 2014

The Orlando prosecutor examining the death of a Chechen man who was shot to death by an FBI agent during questioning about a Boston Marathon bombing suspect will not complete his review until 2014.

12/14/2013

(Source: Facebook) Robert Champion

Two Former FAMU Band Members Take A Plea In Death Of Drum Major

Two more former band members charged in the hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major have made plea deals.

11/13/2013

Casey Anthony (right), accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter Caylee, appears in court with attorney Jose Baez in Orlando.  (Source: AP)

Casey Anthony Trial Movie To Air In January

A behind the scenes look at the trial of Casey Anthony is getting the movie treatment. Rob Lowe will star in “Prosecuting Casey Anthony” which is based on prosecutor Jeff Ashton’s book “Imperfect Justice.”

11/28/2012

Casey Anthony smiles before the start of her sentencing hearing on charges of lying to a law enforcement officer at the Orange County Courthouse July 7, 2011 in Orlando, Florida.  Anthony was acquitted of murder charges on July 5, 2011 but will serve four, one-year sentences on her conviction of lying to a law enforcement officer. She will be credited for the nearly three-years of time served and good behavior and will be released July 13.  (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Detectives Overlooked Google Search In Casey Anthony Case

The Florida sheriff’s office responsible for the investigation of Caylee Anthony’s death confirmed Sunday that it overlooked online evidence.

11/25/2012

Casey Anthony smiles before the start of her sentencing hearing on charges of lying to a law enforcement officer at the Orange County Courthouse July 7, 2011 in Orlando, Florida.  Anthony was acquitted of murder charges on July 5, 2011 but will serve four, one-year sentences on her conviction of lying to a law enforcement officer. She will be credited for the nearly three-years of time served and good behavior and will be released July 13.  (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

New Book On Casey Anthony Trial Blasts Defense, Jury

A retired prosecutor who took part in the Casey Anthony murder trial takes shots at the defense and the jury in a new book which hits the shelves Tuesday.

CBS4–11/15/2011

Casey Anthony sits in the courtroom before a sentencing hearing in Orlando, Fla. on Thursday, July 7, 2011. Anthony was acquitted of killing her daughter, Caylee, but faces four charges of lying to police officials. (AP Photo/Joe Burbank, Pool)

Casey Anthony Prosecutor Writing A Book On The Trial

Her trial drew national attention, her acquittal drew a shocked response from some; now one of the prosecutors in the Casey Anthony murder trial is writing a book about the case.

CBS4–08/28/2011

(Source: Pool)

S. Floridians React To Verdict In Casey Anthony Trial

As Casey Anthony stood before the courtroom Tuesday afternoon and awaited her faith South Floridians were glued to their televisions and computers for the latest on the decision. In the end, it was a shocker for many and relief for others.

CBS4–07/05/2011

(Source: Pool) Casey Anthony hugs her attorney after she is found Not Guilty of killing her daughter  Caylee

Jury: Casey Anthony Not Guilty Of Killing Caylee

After years of facing charges that she killed her daughter to lead a party lifestyle, Casey Anthony’s claims of innocence were vindicated Tuesday when a seven- man, five- woman jury rejected murder and manslaughter charges that could have sent her to death row, convicting her only of four minor misdemeanor charges.

CBS4–07/05/2011

Casey Anthony

Jury Ends 1st Day Without Verdict In Casey Anthony Trial

Jurors did not reach a verdict Monday in the Casey Anthony murder trial after deliberating for almost six hours on the prosecution’s claim that the woman killed her 2-year-old daughter Caylee because the toddler interrupted her carefree partying and love life.

CBS4–07/04/2011