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  • Frat members charged in hazing begin surrendering to police

    Frat members charged in hazing begin surrendering to police
    While members of a fraternity began surrendering to police throughout the region Tuesday, Northern Illinois University officials said more than 30 men and women at the school also face disciplinary sanctions in the death of a freshman pledge. As of 5 p....
  • Maine West suspends coach in hazing scandal

    Maine West suspends coach in hazing scandal
    One of the two coaches linked to allegations of hazing on athletic teams at Maine West High School has been suspended without pay by the district while officials pursue his dismissal. Maine Township High School District 207 reached that unanimous...
  • DCFS: Credible evidence of abuse at Maine West

    DCFS: Credible evidence of abuse at Maine West
    The state’s child welfare agency has determined that two staff members at Maine West High School abused and neglected children, a finding that appears to be linked to a soccer team hazing scandal at the Des Plaines school involving allegations of...
  • NIU hazing case: Attorney seeks names of more at party where student died

    NIU hazing case: Attorney seeks names of more at party where student died
    An attorney for the family of a Northern Illinois University freshman who died earlier this school year during a pledge party is seeking the names of additional students who attended the party to possibly add them to a lawsuit. The wrongful death suit,...
  • Parents sue Maine West over alleged hazing by soccer players

    Parents sue Maine West over alleged hazing by soccer players
    The parents of a Maine West High School freshman filed a lawsuit Monday against officials and soccer coaches at the Des Plaines school, claiming that they sanctioned hazing of the teen that included physical and sexual assault. The unidentified mother...
  • 2008 Hazing incident at Maine West H.S. revealed

    2008 Hazing incident at Maine West H.S. revealed
    The Maine Township School District now confirms, a student athlete at Maine West High School was hazed four years ago.  School officials say they learned only recently that a freshman baseball player had his pants pulled down in a locker room in 2008....
  • Hoffman Estates basketball team disciplined after hazing allegation

    Hoffman Estates basketball team disciplined after hazing allegation
    The Hoffman Estates High School boys varsity basketball team is being forced to forfeit three games after school district officials investigated a hazing allegation, according to district officials. The allegation surfaced Friday afternoon, and after...
  • Alvarez promises top to bottom review of Maine West hazing allegations

    Alvarez promises top to bottom review of Maine West hazing allegations
    Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez is promising a thorough investigation of the Maine West High School hazing case. In their initial assessment of the case prosecutors decided that there was not enough evidence to bring criminal charges.  But new...
  • Claims bill would compensate FAMU drum major's family in hazing death

    Claims bill would compensate FAMU drum major's family in hazing death
    Proposed legislation was filed Thursday in the Florida Senate that would compensate the parents of FAMU drum major Robert Champion for pain and suffering they endured in the hazing death of their son. The proposed measure, known as a "claims" bill,...
  • Fifth teen alleges hazing at Maine West

    Fifth teen alleges hazing at Maine West
    A fifth member of the Maine West High School boys soccer team has come forward alleging he was a victim of hazing last year. According to a lawsuit filed Monday in Cook County Circuit Court, the unnamed soccer player was forced to the ground and...
  • FAMU president: Band will perform at Florida Classic

    FAMU president: Band will perform at Florida Classic
    The Florida A&M University Marching 100 will perform this November at the Florida Classic football game, returning to Orlando for an event it missed last year because of the hazing death of a band drum major. FAMU's interim president, Larry Robinson,...