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Piazza Family ‘Shaken And Appalled’ By Grand Jury’s Findings On Penn State Frats

Jim and Evelyn Piazza say they are disturbed by a Centre County grand jury’s report that claims Penn State knew about and did little to stop hazing and excessive drinking among fraternities, as well as the university’s response to the report.

Parks Miller Criticizes Judges in Beta Theta Pi Case; Defense Attorneys Fire Back

After the press release was issued, Ruest gave copies to defense attorneys for the 11 defendants for whom charges were refiled and set aside time for them to address it. Attorneys called for Ruest to refer Parks Miller to the Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board and described the press release as the latest example of unprofessional conduct by the DA during the case.

Alumnus Sues Beta Theta Pi Chapter Alumni Board

This time, Don Abbey is suing members of the board of directors for the alumni housing corporation that owns and operates the Beta Theta Pi house at 220 N. Burrowes St. He claims a breach of fiduciary duty for allegedly allowing alcohol use and hazing by active members that led to Piazza’s death, expenses and debt for legal fees and unlawful use of the house after the active chapter was shuttered in the wake of Piazza’s death.

State College Borough Council Votes To Prohibit Casino, For Now

The new casinos would be owned and operated by some of the 12 current casino license owners in the state and cannot be placed within 25 miles of an existing casino.

New Mixed-Use High-Rise Proposed For Garner Street Lot

The new building would be developed by CA Student Living, which is currently building The Rise, a mixed-use high-rise on the 500 block of East College Avenue, and the Friedmans.

Police Investigating Indecent Exposure at Pattee Library

Penn State Police are investigating an indecent exposure incident that reportedly occurred in Pattee Library.

Four Charged In Menorah Theft

Each was charged with misdemeanor counts of theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and criminal mischief – damaging property. They were arraigned via summons on Thursday by District Judge Carmine Prestia and preliminary hearings are scheduled for Dec. 20.