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Chadwick Banks Executed By Lethal Injection For Double-Murder

By on November 14th, 2014 | Last updated: November 14, 2014 at 12:52 pm

Chadwick Banks became the 20th person executed under Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday. The 43-year-old was put to death after being convicted in the 1992 slaying of his wife, Cassandra Banks, as well as the rape and murder of his 10-year-old stepdaughter, Melody Cooper. Eighty-nine people have been put to death in Florida since executions resumed in the state in 1979.

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In The News: Body of Missing Man Found in Putnam, Giants Advance to World Series, FLOTUS to Visit Orlando, Health Care Worker Isolated on Cruise

By on October 17th, 2014 | Last updated: October 17, 2014 at 10:47 am

After 10 months, body of missing man is found – The body of Jose “Anthony” Cortez was found Wednesday in rural Putnam County. The remains were discovered buried after he was reported missing nearly 10 months ago. The Putnam Sheriff’s [...]

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Update: City of Hampton Under Criminal Investigation

By on April 29th, 2014 | Last updated: April 29, 2014 at 4:49 pm

Elise Giordano / WUFT News Sheila Bryant, left, and Billie Jean Curtis, right, stand on the grounds of Curtis Recycling in Hampton in November. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Jacksonville office is conducting a criminal investigation on the city [...]

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Crime Down in Many North Central Florida Counties, According to FDLE Report

By on April 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: April 23, 2014 at 5:44 pm

Florida Department of Law Enforcement releases the 2013 Annual Unified Crime Report, which indicates a drop in crime in many North Central Florida counties.

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New Tool Searches Sex Offenders on Florida College Campuses

By and on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 4:50 pm

A new search function added to the FDLE’s website can search sex offenders registered at colleges, universities and post-secondary schools.

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Powder mailed to Marion County sheriff leads to emergency procedure

By on January 25th, 2013 | Last updated: January 25, 2013 at 5:06 pm

A suspicious package containing a unknown powder was sent to the Marion County Sheriff’s office, and contained a written threat to Sheriff Chris Blair. The powder is now being tested.

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In the News: election poll, Florida crime report, Spanish Romney campaign, Ex-Penn president charged, NYC gridlock

By on November 1st, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 9:37 am

Presidential race still tied with six days to go: Reuters/Ipsos poll – According to a poll, the presidential race is virtually tied as of Thursday. President Barack Obama has 47 percent of likely voters and his opponent Mitt Romney follows [...]

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Undersheriff taking leave of absence, state investigating extramarital affair

By on October 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:44 pm

Marion County Undersheriff Dan Kuhn is taking an unpaid leave of absence while the Florida Department of Law Enforcement investigates whether or not Kuhn’s extramarital affair violated the law.

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I-75 report outlines the minute by minute details of the events leading up to fatal I-75 crashes

By and on April 26th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:39 am

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has completed its investigation of the events leading up the I-75 fatal crashes that took place nearly three months go. The lengthy detailed report was made public Thursday. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck gives us an inside [...]

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