By Whitney Lavaux 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.
By Roberta Fiorito 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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By Zak Dahlheimer 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 […]
By monicakelly 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.
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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By Chris Kirschner 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.
By Kelsey Meany 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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By Hannah Schrader 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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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 […]