Tag Archives: execution

Juan Carlos Chavez Execution Day Timeline

By on February 13th, 2014 | Last updated: February 14, 2014 at 11:00 am

A timeline of Juan Carlos Chavez’s final hours before his execution Wednesday night.

Crime | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Convicted Child Murderer Executed, Dozens Protest Death Penalty, Support Family

By on February 13th, 2014 | Last updated: March 31, 2014 at 1:52 pm

Dozens gathered near Starke to hear word on the execution of Juan Carlos Chavez for the 1995 murder of Jimmy Ryce, 9.

Crime | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Murderer of 9-Year-Old to be Executed Wednesday

By on February 10th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 10:44 am

Juan Carlos Chavez’s execution by lethal injection is to be held on Wednesday after being convicted of murdering 9-year-old Samuel James “Jimmy” Ryce in1995. A controversial cocktail of drugs will be administered.

Local | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

In the News: Florida Medical Marijuana Signatures, Two Tomato Hybrids, Increased Speed Limit Bill, New Execution Protocol

By on January 16th, 2014 | Last updated: January 16, 2014 at 2:29 pm

Group says it has enough signatures to put medical marijuana on Florida ballot – United for Care announced Wednesday that it collected more than 1.1 million signatures from people in support of medical marijuana. Supporters hope to have a constitutional amendment [...]

In the News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fourth Florida Execution In 2013 Was A Convicted Killer Of Eight

By on August 6th, 2013 | Last updated: August 6, 2013 at 3:08 pm

A man convicted of killing eight people in the late 1970s in South Florida has been put to death. John Errol Ferguson, 65, was killed by lethal injection Monday night at Florida State Prison near Starke.

Crime | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Larry Mann executed for 1981 killing of 10-year-old girl

By on April 12th, 2013 | Last updated: April 22, 2013 at 1:42 pm

Larry Mann, convicted of the 1981 killing of ten-year-old Elisa Vera Nelson, was executed at the Florida State Prison in Raiford on Wednesday.

Crime | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

In the News: Tax collectors and driver’s licences, Florida panther killed, U.S. behind in math and science, Starke execution

By on December 11th, 2012 | Last updated: December 11, 2012 at 3:41 pm

Tax collector will soon issue driver’s licenses – Beginning in February, The Tax Collector’s Office in Alachua County will provide driver’s licenses, which will increase fees by $6.25. Most other tax collectors in Florida have made the shift already because [...]

In the News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thank you for your support

WUFT depends on the support of our community — people like you — to help us continue to provide quality programming to North Central Florida.
Become a Sustainer
I want to support FM 89.1/NPR
I want to support Florida's 5/PBS
Donate a Vehicle
Day Sponsorship Payments
Underwriting Payments