The hazing death of a member of the Florida A&M marching band has led to the resignation of the university president and a wrongful death lawsuit and likely will serve as a warning to US campus leaders.
Like the guest who overstays her welcome, tropical storm Debby is inclined to just sit over the Florida panhandle – and dump more rain than any host could possibly absorb. How much longer will it stay?
The Florida Highway Patrol closed portions of Interstate 10 (I-10) in north Florida early Tuesday due to flooding caused by tropical storm Debby. Troopers reported several areas of flooding on a roughly 50-mile stretch of the east-west interstate east of where it crosses I-75.
Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner says he will push officials in the likely swing state to check voter rolls against a list of suspected illegal immigrants. The Justice Department says the purge may be illegal.
More and more, hazing has moved from a private matter for universities to a public matter for prosecutors. Thirteen were charged in the latest scandal, where a Florida A&M drum major died after being beaten by bandmates.