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Sentencing delayed for LSU student convicted in hazing death

Oct. 15, 2019 5:32 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A sentencing hearing has been postponed for a former Louisiana State University student convicted in the hazing death a Phi Delta Theta fraternity pledge. The Advocate reports 21-year-old Matthew Naquin was scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday for negligent homicide in the 2017 death...

Records: Members of suspended fraternity urinated on members

Oct. 14, 2019 1:27 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Newly released documents say that members of a now-suspended University of Kansas fraternity struck, urinated and spat on some new members who were suspected of cooperating with an investigation into hazing. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that it obtained the heavily redacted...

W Virginia school suspends sorority over drug, hazing claims

Oct. 11, 2019 9:55 AM EDT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A college in West Virginia has suspended a sorority over allegations of illegal drug use and hazing. Marshall University on Thursday announced a cease-and-desist order against the Delta Upsilon chapter of Delta Zeta, suspending all chapter actives, meetings and social events....

Marshall University investigating sorority allegations

Oct. 10, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University says it has issued an order requiring Delta Upsilon chapter of Delta Zeta to stop activities until further notice while it investigates allegations of illegal drug use and hazing. Marshall President Jerome Gilbert said in a news release that the school's student...

Ohio University suspends all fraternities over hazing claims

Oct. 3, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio University on Thursday announced it was suspending all its fraternities following allegations of widespread hazing. Suspension of the 15 fraternities at the university was immediate and indefinite. It followed allegations within the past week of hazing at seven of the fraternities,...

Fraternities suspended after widespread hazing allegations

Oct. 3, 2019 5:34 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — An investigation into alleged hazing by a fraternity at Miami University in Ohio has led to misdemeanor charges of hazing and assault against more than a dozen fraternity members. A student reported in March that members of the Delta Tau Delta chapter at the university in Oxford hazed...

Troy suspends new member activities for most fraternities

Oct. 2, 2019 9:29 AM EDT

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Troy University has suspended new member activities for most of its fraternities because of hazing and other problems. A memorandum from the school says university officials will meet with all members of eight men's groups over the next two days and then decide whether to let operations...

Troy University suspends second fraternity over hazing claim

Oct. 1, 2019 9:02 AM EDT

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Troy University has suspended a second Greek-letter social fraternity over possible hazing. News outlets report that officials at the southeast Alabama campus say an allegation against the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity was submitted through a national hazing hotline. The national...

Members of suspended fraternity face hazing discipline

Sep. 25, 2019 11:32 AM EDT

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Seven members of an Alabama fraternity that was suspended over allegations of hazing now face disciplinary procedures at Troy University. The Troy Messenger reports that a university statement says the students' cases will be handled through the school's judicial process. No names have...

Trial ordered for SEAL and Marine charged in soldier's death

Sep. 20, 2019 2:44 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The case against a U.S. Navy SEAL and a Marine who are charged in the hazing-related death of a Green Beret will go to trial. The U.S. Navy said in a statement Friday that an admiral referred the charges against SEAL Tony DeDolph and Marine Mario Madera-Rodriguez to a court-martial...