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  • Mary McLeod Bethune dress heads to Smithsonian

    Ashley Robertson wears white gloves as she takes the dress out of a wardrobe case and slides it on a mannequin. "It will damage easily," she says, standing inside what was once Mary McLeod Bethune's home on the Bethune-Cookman University campus. "We have...
  • Officials investigate hazing rumor in student's drowning

    Officials investigate hazing rumor in student's drowning
    Bethune-Cookman University is investigating the death of a student to determine whether hazing could have been involved. University spokeswoman Keisha Boyd told the Daytona Beach News-Journal that officials have heard "rumors" that hazing could have...
  • Five things for Thursday, April 23, 2015

    Five things for Thursday, April 23, 2015
    Here are your stories for Thursday in Central Florida: marking Earth Day; metal detectors on roller coasters at Universal; money for soccer stadium in limbo; bill to force women to wait for abortions; and McDonald's new ordering kiosks come to town. 1....
  • Officials investigate hazing rumor in student's drowning

    Bethune-Cookman University is investigating the death of a student to determine whether hazing could have been involved. University spokeswoman Keisha Boyd told the Daytona Beach News-Journal (http://bit.ly/1HYzu0D ) that officials have heard "rumors"...
  • Hyde5: Five thoughts on Dolphins schedule

    Hyde5: Five thoughts on Dolphins schedule
    The Dolphins need to get off to a fast start. They should, too. Let’s say 4-1. And 5-0 should be on the table of possibility. Four of the first five opponents (Washington, Jacksonville, the Jets and Tennessee) had four or fewer wins last year. Put...
  • B-CU mourns after student's body is found on Daytona Beach

    B-CU mourns after student's body is found on Daytona Beach
    Officials say a body thought to be of 22-year-old Damian Parks was found on Daytona Beach early this morning. The Bethune-Cookman University student was last seen swimming with friends about 3 a.m. Sunday morning when he started struggling and yelled for...
  • Coast Guard searches for missing Daytona Beach swimmer

    Coast Guard searches for missing Daytona Beach swimmer
    Damian Parks had been swimming with friends just before he was reported missing in the water near Daytona Beach early Sunday morning, officials say. One person was in the water with Parks, 22, when, "Parks struggled and yelled for help," according to...
  • Jury selection begins in fatal hazing trial for three ex-FAMU band members

    Jury selection begins in fatal hazing trial for three ex-FAMU band members
    Jury selection is underway in the trial of three ex-FAMU band members accused of hazing drum major Robert Champion to death in 2011. Aaron Golson, Benjamin McNamee and Darryl Cearnel will stand trial together. Each face manslaughter and felony...
  • Body of Bethune-Cookman student found on Daytona Beach

    The body of a missing Bethune-Cookman University student has been found on the beach. Officials say the 22-year-old Damian Parks was found Monday on the shores of Daytona Beach. He had been reported missing on Sunday. He was last seen at Sun Splash...
  • Five things for Monday, April 20, 2015

    Five things for Monday, April 20, 2015
    Here are your stories for Monday in Central Florida: war over health-care spending for the poor; Tim Tebow to sign deal with Philadelphia Eagles; Bumby Avenue in Orlando closed today for nearly two years; summer travel tips; and Cold Case Project...
  • 3 more FAMU ex-band members face trial in fatal hazing

    3 more FAMU ex-band members face trial in fatal hazing
    The second trial in the hazing death of FAMU drum major Robert Champion is set to begin today , and this time three ex-band members will face a jury together. One initially told investigators he tried to save Champion after the 26-year-old collapsed....