Schools in Orlando are taking action in the wake of the Sandy Hook school massacre in Newtown, Connecticut. Orange County Commissioners have approved paying for armed deputies to be at elementary schools.
The former neighborhood watch volunteer charged in the deadly shooting of South Florida teenager Trayvon Martin will be allowed to leave the county where he lives so he can meet with his attorneys.
The Broward County School Board may borrow a page from their counterparts in Orlando for a little unconventional fundraising. During the board’s workshop on Tuesday they’ll discuss selling advertising on the district’s buses and inside the school.
Attorney’s for Casey Anthony plan to appeal a judge’s order that she return to Florida to serve one year of supervised probation on a check-fraud conviction, according to CNN.
Casey Anthony dropped from public view after she was found not guilty of killing her daughter Caylee, but Friday she learned she must return to Orlando to serve one year probation on an unrelated theft charge. She has two weeks to report, in person.
Attorneys for Casey Anthony have filed a motion to stop efforts to have her returned to Orlando for probation.
The Florida judge who presided over the Casey Anthony murder trial ruled Tuesday that the names of the jurors can be released to the public, but no sooner than the end of October.
Casey Anthony is refusing a visit in jail from her mother just days after she was acquitted of murder in the death of her 2-year-old daughter.
The Casey Anthony trial is on hold until next week after the judge said a “legal matter” had come up.
Defense attorneys for a Florida mother charged with killing her 2-year-old daughter showed jurors several photos on Friday that they hope bolster their argument that the toddler drowned and wasn’t murdered.