Tag Archives: stand your ground

In The News: Target Breach, Ex-Zimmerman Lawyer Wants Law Revision, Alachua County’s ACA Future, Sessions’ Body Search Continues

By on February 26th, 2014 | Last updated: February 26, 2014 at 12:16 pm

Target warns data breach could hurt future profit – The discount retailer’s holiday net profit dropped by almost 50 percent in 2013. Target has not been able to estimate future expenses related to the breach, but believes they may have a material adverse effect [...]

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Here Are North Florida’s Early Campaign Finance Leaders In The 2014 Legislature Race

By on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 17, 2013 at 10:17 pm

With the 2014 general elections approaching, the public is able to access the leading contributions and expenditures North Florida candidates have amassed so far.

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Who Are The Dream Defenders?

By on October 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 21, 2013 at 3:30 pm

The Dream Defenders, including UF’s Woodjerry Louis (above), have made headlines often since Trayvon Martin’s 2012 shooting death and George Zimmerman’s 2013 acquittal, but it’s sometimes a faceless, nameless organization — until now.

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Dream Defenders Stand Their Ground At United Nations

By on September 25th, 2013 | Last updated: January 11, 2014 at 1:01 pm

The Dream Defenders have taken the issue of Florida’s “stand your ground” law to the United Nations with an 8-page shadow report summarizing why the law violates the United States’ civil rights obligations.

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In the News: ORMC trauma center, George Zimmerman trial, texting while driving ban, ‘parent trigger’ bill

By on April 30th, 2013 | Last updated: April 30, 2013 at 3:09 pm

With no appeal filed, ORMC trauma center still cleared to operate –  Ocala Regional’s trauma center is free to continue operation, after Shands at the University of Florida and Munroe Regional Medical Center decided not to appeal a judge’s ruling that [...]

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In the News: new Gainesville jobs, ricin suspect investigated, state questions Zimmerman, MIT officer mourned

By on April 24th, 2013 | Last updated: April 24, 2013 at 5:01 pm

Mobile app developer Mobiquity to expand to Gainesville, create 260 jobs – The Boston-area mobile app developer announced Wednesday that it chose Gainesville for its expansion plans. The jobs will pay an average salary of $49,000, and candidates will include college [...]

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Victim shoots person of interest in attempted robbery

By and on March 12th, 2013 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:16 am

James Stevens, 81, shot Lonnie Hollingsworth Jr., 28, one time in the abdomen. The case is still under investigation, and it is unknown whether the “stand your ground” defense will apply.

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Feb. 25, 2013: Afternoon News In 90

By and on February 25th, 2013 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:15 am

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: paraplegic biker, Stand Your Ground, Academy Awards, Ikea meatballs, KFC ads.

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Citizen Safety Task Force supports ‘stand your ground’ law

By on February 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:15 am

The “stand your ground” law will not be overturned, but Gov. Rick Scott’s Citizen Safety Task Force made recommendations for change in a report released Friday.

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State Rep. Baxley, author of the ‘stand your ground’ law responds to today’s task force announcement

By on February 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 10:43 am

Florida Rep. Dennis Baxley (R-District 23) spoke with WUFT’s Chip Skambis about his response to the task force statement supporting the “stand your ground” law that he originally sponsored. The task force to review the law was appointed by the [...]

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