Beta Theta Pi

FILE - In this May 5, 2017, file photo, Jim and Evelyn Piazza stand by as Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller announces the results of an investigation into the death of their son Timothy Piazza, seen in photo at right, a Penn State Univers
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January 10, 2019 - 3:26 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A string of guilty pleas has left just five defendants still fighting charges in the hazing-related death of a pledge at a Penn State fraternity two years ago, a case whittled down as prosecutors were unable to get the most serious counts to stick. Twenty-eight members of the...
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In this June 13, 2018, file photo, Ryan Burke, left, who was a fraternity brother at Penn State University's shuttered Beta Theta Pi chapter, walks with his attorney Philip Masorti.
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July 31, 2018 - 6:53 am
UPDATED: 2:16 p.m. BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — The first member of a Penn State University fraternity to plead guilty in connection with the death of a pledge after a night of drinking and hazing last year was sentenced to three months' house arrest on Tuesday. Ryan Burke had pleaded guilty to four...
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Jim and Evelyn Piazza
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May 07, 2018 - 12:45 pm
By Mark Scolforo, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Eleven more members of a Penn State fraternity are headed to trial over the death of a pledge after a judge ruled Monday prosecutors put on enough evidence to support hazing and alcohol-related criminal charges. Judge Steven Lachman also...
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Jim and Evelyn Piazza stand by as Centre County, Pa., prosecutors discuss an investigation into the death of their son Timothy Piazza
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May 02, 2018 - 11:30 am
By Mark Scolforo, Associated Press BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A judge's illness is delaying a hearing for members of a Penn State fraternity charged after the FBI recovered security camera footage from a basement bar area the night a pledge was fatally injured. Twelve members of the shuttered Beta...
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im and Evelyn Piazza, parents of Timothy Piazza who died after hazing at Penn State
CNN
March 28, 2018 - 1:30 pm
By Ralph Ellis, CNN (CNN) -- A Pennsylvania judge threw out involuntary manslaughter charges Wednesday against five members of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity at Penn State in the alleged hazing death of a pledge, according to court documents obtained by CNN. It's the second time Judge Allen Sinclair...
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