Leon County

(Source: http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/)

State Must Pay $810,475 For Sansom’s Corruption Defense

Former House Speaker Ray Sansom, who beat his 2009 corruption charges, must now be awarded $810,475 by the state of Florida for his legal fees.

04/06/2015

Helenna Santos, Nicholas Brendon and Barry Levy attend the "Ms. In The Biz" book launch party co-hosted by FilmBreak and presented by Dog & Pony on February 9, 2015 in West Hollywood, California.  (Source: Araya Diaz/Getty Images for Ms. In The Biz)

‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer’ Actor Arrested Again In Florida

Actor Nicholas Brendon faces new charges after a second disturbance at a Florida hotel.

03/15/2015

(Courtesy: Florida Department of Law Enforcement)

Media, Open-Government Groups Seek Answers On Bailey Ouster

Governor Rick Scott is getting pressure from media organizations and open-government advocates who filed a lawsuit over the ouster of Florida’s top cop.

02/04/2015

Myron May was killed by police after he shot and injured three people at an FSU library Thursday morning. (Source: Facebook.com)

Officers Cleared In Killing Of FSU Gunman

A grand jury cleared five officers involved in the shooting death of the Florida State University gunman.

12/17/2014

(Source: AP)

Man ID’d Who Lit House On Fire, Ambushed Officers

Officials have identified the man who was fatally shot after he set fire to his house and then waited for authorities so he could ambush them.

11/23/2014

(Photo Credit: AP)

Man Sets House On Fire, Kills Responding Deputy

A man set his house on fire and then fatally shot a sheriff’s deputy and wounded another Saturday when they responded to the scene, before he was shot to death by other law enforcement officers, officials said.

11/22/2014

Redistricting Map 2012 (Source: CBS4)

Supreme Court: Release Redistricting Documents

The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously rejected a Republican political consultant’s efforts to keep his redistricting records private, promising to give the public its first glimpse of documents that helped lead to the state’s congressional districts being thrown out this summer.

11/13/2014

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State Sued Over Deer-Dog Hunts In Panhandle

A Florida couple has filed a lawsuit against Florida, asking the state to stop hunters from using dogs to find dear around their Panhandle property.

11/12/2014

(Source: AP)

A Cautious Optimism Prevails At Child Protection Summit

New money, a new leader and a sweeping new law had Florida’s child-welfare professionals and foster parents feeling cautiously optimistic at their annual gathering this week.

09/05/2014

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Plans For Special Session Take Shape

Legislative leaders Monday laid out the fullest blueprint yet for a special session aimed at crafting new congressional districts, even as they continued a push for a Leon County judge to limit the impact of his ruling on this year’s elections.

08/04/2014

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