Anti-Hazing Law in Penn State Student’s Name Goes to Governor

Article 0 Comments Stricter criminal penalties for hazing will soon become Pennsylvania law under legislation inspired by the death of a Penn State student that cleared its final hurdle Monday. The Senate voted unanimously for a bill named for a fraternity pledge who consumed a dangerous amount of alcohol and […]

Parents of Penn State Hazing Victim Settle with Fraternity

Article 0 Comments The parents of a Penn State University student who died after a night of hazing and drinking have settled with the national organization of the fraternity he was pledging, their lawyer said. The amount for which Jim and Evelyn Piazza, the parents of the late 19-year-old Tim […]

Sprawling Penn State Hazing Death Case Grinds Through Courts

Article 0 Comments The sprawling criminal case against former members of a Penn State fraternity over the death of a pledge last year is about to pick up steam with yet another preliminary hearing on the horizon, as well as the first sentencing. Twenty-five members of shuttered Beta Theta Pi […]

Penn State Frat Video Shows Pledges Being Plied with Alcohol

Article 0 Comments Security video shot in the basement of a Penn State fraternity house the night a pledge was fatally injured during an evening of hazing and drinking was played in court on Monday and shows fraternity members plying pledges with alcohol. Pennlive.com said testimony in the preliminary hearing […]

Doctor Says Penn State Pledge May Have Lived If Help Was Called Sooner

Article 0 Comments A forensic pathologist testified Friday that injuries that killed a Penn State fraternity pledge last year might not have been fatal if fraternity members had summoned help more quickly. Dr. Harry Kamerow took the stand in a preliminary hearing to determine if there is sufficient evidence to […]