By Christine Casey on February 18th, 2014 | Last updated: February 18, 2014 at 5:09 pm
Pedro Bravo’s trial remains on schedule to begin Aug. 4.
By Dana Edwards 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.
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By Jennifer Cole on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 7:50 am
Police shoot armed man during arrest at Wisconsin hospital – An armed man was shot and injured by police after he took out a handgun in the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin on Thursday. Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke said the [...]
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In response to an “embarrassing” accidental release of two murderers from the Franklin Correctional Institute, Florida State Sen. Rob Bradley said the senate will meet to prevent future mishaps.
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By Forrest Smith on August 24th, 2013 | Last updated: October 26, 2013 at 9:23 pm
The Union County Sheriff’s Office in Lake Butler says a longtime employee of Pritchett Trucking Company killed himself after fatally shooting his former boss and a coworker and wounding two others.
By Forrest Smith on July 15th, 2013 | Last updated: August 28, 2013 at 5:27 pm
Gainesville Police will have increased patrols Monday in the neighborhood where a shooting early Sunday left one person dead. Police have yet to find the man they think may be responsible.
University of South Florida students to wear holsters to protest gun laws – Students at the University of South Florida are protesting Florida’s ban on concealed firearms on college and university campuses by wearing empty gun holsters this week. Fox [...]
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Dale Whitford, the mother of two local shooting victims, reflects on gun violence, coping and the possibility for long-deserved justice.
By Jensen Werley on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 4:43 pm
Justices hear arguments on Defense of Marriage Act – A majority of justices seemed wary of law denying federal benefits to gay spouses during the hearing on the Defense of Marriage Act, a law which defines marriage as the union [...]
By Sarah Loftus on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 1:27 pm
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.
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