Manslaughter

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - FEBRUARY 07: The Florida A&M University marching band performs on the field prior to Super Bowl XLIV between the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints on February 7, 2010 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Hazing Trial Set To Start For 4 FAMU Band Members

It’s been nearly nearly three years since Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion died after being beaten and now the trial of four members of FAMU’s band is set to start on charges of felony hazing and manslaughter.

10/27/2014

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - FEBRUARY 07: The Florida A&M University marching band performs on the field prior to Super Bowl XLIV between the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints on February 7, 2010 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Hazing Trial Starts For Four FAMU Band Members

Florida A & M University’s Marching 100 had played at a Super Bowl and before U.S. presidents.

10/26/2014

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

Darin Booker, 13, was killed in an accidental shooting in Florida City.  (Source: Booker Family)

Friends, Family Hold Vigil For Florida City Teen Killed

Friends and family will gather Thursday to pay their respects to a teen killed in Florida City.

08/07/2014

Curtis Hollinger is charged in the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old in Florida City. (Source: Miami-Dade Police)

Teen Charged In Deadly Florida City Shooting

A Florida City teen has been charged in the shooting death of another teen over the weekend. Darin Booker, 13, died from a gunshot wound Sunday night just blocks from his home.

08/05/2014

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House Passes Bill To Make Killing Fetuses A Crime

The Florida House passed a bill Friday that would make killing or injuring a fetus, at any stage of development, a crime.

04/11/2014

Mario Careaga (Source: CBS4)

Jury In Case Of DUI Manslaughter Death Of Heat Dancer To Continue Deliberations

A Broward County jury started deliberating Tuesday in the case of a man accused of DUI manslaughter for the death of Miami Heat dancer Nancy Lopez-Ruiz.

CBS Miami–03/25/2014

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Judge Dismisses Manslaughter Charge In Child’s Hot Car Death

A Miami-Dade judge has dismissed a manslaughter charge against a father whose daughter died after he left her in a sweltering car for hours.

11/10/2013

Carlos Bertonatti (Source: CBS4)

Judge Gives Driver Who Killed Cyclist 12 Years In Prison

A Miami-Dade County judge sentenced Carlos Bertonatti to 12 years in prison for his DUI manslaughter conviction in the death of cyclist Christophe LeCanne in 2010.

CBS Miami–09/12/2013

Carlos Bertonatti (Source: WALTER MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF)

Brother Of Man Who Killed Cyclist Breaks Down And Refuses To Testify At Sentencing Hearing

The brother of Carlos Bertonatti broke down in tears inside a Miami courtroom as he refused to give testimony that could help lessen Carlos’s sentence for DUI manslaughter.

09/11/2013

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