Tag Archives: crime

‘I don’t care what she says’: Prosecutor says ex-congressional candidate mischaracterizes agreement in hacking case

Former Florida congressional candidate and fired pandemic health manager Rebekah Jones agreed in a court document to admit she was guilty of a hacking-related felony. But she now disputes prosecutors’ claims that she illegally used a government messaging service to send mass texts criticizing Gov. Ron DeSantis’ handling of the …

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Legal drama in Florida Supreme Court hearing whether police names can be kept secret in deadly shootings

Florida’s Supreme Court on Wednesday wrestled during a hearing in Tallahassee over questions about whether a new law protecting the rights of crime victims can be used to keep secret the identities of police officers who kill a suspect in the line of duty. The immediate case involved separate, fatal …

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