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Elite US marines under investigation over hazing allegations

At least five Marines assigned to the prestigious ceremonial Silent Drill Platoon in Washington were placed in pretrial confinement in recent days due to allegations they were involved in hazing at least one Marine at the unit, according to three defense officials.

Most serious charges dismissed in Timothy Piazza hazing death

A Pennsylvania judge on Friday dismissed the most serious charges against fraternity members in connection with the death of Timothy Piazza during a hazing ritual at Penn State University early last year, according to the Centre County Court administrator.

Lawsuit faults LSU in alleged fraternity hazing incident

Last fall, a fraternity pledge's parent emailed Louisiana State University's Office of Greek Life and said they'd heard members of another pledge class had been forced to drink alcohol until each member had vomited, according to a federal lawsuit filed against the school.

11 fraternity members to go on trial for Piazza hazing death

Eleven Penn State fraternity members will head to trial over the death of Timothy Piazza, according to a Monday ruling from Centre County, Pennsylvania, Judge Steven Lachman. The ruling comes after 12 defendants had preliminary hearings over three days that concluded last Friday.

Fraternity, four men to be sentenced in 2013 hazing death

A national fraternity and four men are expected to be sentenced Monday for charges related to the 2013 hazing death of Baruch College student and fraternity pledge Chun "Michael" Deng. Experts say the punishment could influence other cases that involve hazing deaths.