Category Archives: Crimes and Courts

Attorney General Moody Hails Governor DeSantis’ Signing of Legislation Combating Organized Retail Theft

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed legislation to help Florida prosecutors dismantle organized retail theft rings. During the 2022 Florida Legislative Session, Attorney General Ashley Moody worked with lawmakers to pass Senate Bill 1534 to provide more tools to prosecute members of organized retail theft rings. Prior to the start of session, retail theft…

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Remembering the Pulse Tragedy, 6 Years Later

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Sunday, June 12th marked the sixth anniversary of the nation’s largest mass shooting involving the LGBTQ+ community at Pulse Nightclub here in Orlando. As the families of the 49 “angels,” survivors, first responders, trauma workers, and supporters of the LGBTQ+ community gathered for the ceremony on the site of what will be…

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Gunman Kills 19 Children in Texas School Rampage

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — An 18-year-old gunman opened fire Tuesday at a Texas elementary school, killing at least 19 children as he went from classroom to classroom, officials said, in the deadliest school shooting in nearly a decade and the latest gruesome moment for a country scarred by a string of massacres. The attacker was…

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Black Lives Matter Group Slams Osceola County Sheriff Lopez in Target Shooting

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN) – Black Lives Matter Restoration Polk, Inc. called for the resignation of Osceola County Sheriff Marcos Lopez during a press conference in Kissimmee Tuesday after the deputy-involved shooting at Target in late April resulting in a death. Pastor Carl Soto, BLMRP co-founder and vice president, slammed Osceola County Sheriff Marcos Lopez in…

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Feds Interview Deadly Supermarket Shooting Suspect’s Parents

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Federal agents interviewed the parents of the white 18-year-old accused of shooting and killing 10 people at a Buffalo supermarket and served multiple search warrants, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Sunday. Federal authorities were still working to confirm the authenticity of a 180-page manifesto that was posted online, which…

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Abortion Rights Backers Rally in Anger Over Post-Roe Future

WASHINGTON (AP) — Abortion rights supporters demonstrating at hundreds of marches and rallies Saturday expressed their outrage that the Supreme Court appears prepared to scrap the constitutional right to abortion that has endured for nearly a half-century and their fear about what that could mean for women’s reproductive choices. Incensed after a leaked draft opinion suggested the…

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