By Chabeli Herrera 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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By Bridget Grogan on February 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: February 22, 2013 at 2:55 pm
The rumor that Haleigh Cummings’ remains have been found has been discredited by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office. The criminal investigation is still ongoing. The judge ruled that Oscar Pistorius is not a flight risk, and he has been released [...]
By Rachel Jones on February 5th, 2013 | Last updated: February 10, 2013 at 9:26 pm
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.
By Kelly Price on November 30th, 2012 | Last updated: November 30, 2012 at 11:15 am
The mixed messages of hurricane season 2012 – Saturday marks the end of the 2012 hurricane season. Florida escaped relatively unscathed for another year, but the season will live on as the year of “super storm” Sandy, which ravaged areas [...]
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