Charging Juveniles As Adults Sparks Legislative DebateBills are moving in the House and Senate that would limit the ability of Florida prosecutors to charge juvenile offenders as adults, a legal practice known as "direct file."
DUI Charge Against Former FSU Player D.J. Williams DroppedA DUI charge against former Florida State defensive back and NFL draft prospect P.J. Williams has been dropped.
Judge Orders State To Pay Sansom Legal FeesA Leon County circuit court judge ruled Friday that state taxpayers will have to cover hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees for the defense of former House Speaker Ray Sansom, who was cleared four years ago of charges that had already driven him from office.
Trial Begins In Dispute Over Former Speaker's Legal FeesA trial began Thursday to determine whether former House Speaker Ray Sansom deserves to be reimbursed for almost $1 million in legal fees from a failed corruption case, with attorneys for the former lawmaker and the state arguing over whether he was involved in a deal that ultimately ended the case.
FSU Trustees Plan Counterpunch To Negative PressFlorida State University plans a massive public-relations effort to counter negative press that has painted the school throughout the past year as favoring athletics over academics.
Jameis Winston Student Misconduct Hearing UnderwayThe student code of conduct hearing involving Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston began Tuesday, approximately two years after a female student said he sexually assaulted her in December 2012.
Winston Complies With School Hearing DeadlineQuarterback Jameis Winston has complied with the first deadline in Florida State's code of conduct hearing process, the adviser for the Winston family said Friday.
Winston Hearing May Not Have Quick ResolutionThe resolution to Florida State's code of conduct investigation of Jameis Winston may not come before the end of the football season despite imminent deadlines in the process.
Winston Adviser Wants Explanation For Late Hearing The adviser for the family of Jameis Winston has asked Florida State why it has chosen now to engage in the Title IX process and accuses the school of trying to protect its own interests and responding to media pressure, according to a letter obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press.
Jimbo Fisher: Jameis Winston Committed No CrimeCoach Jimbo Fisher said Florida State's Jameis Winston has committed no crime and is adamant the quarterback will not miss any games this season due to an ongoing sexual assault investigation.
FSU QB Jameis Winston Will Not Miss Any Games Coach Jimbo Fisher says Florida State's Jameis Winston has committed no crime and is adamant the quarterback will not miss any games this season due to an ongoing sexual assault investigation.
FSU Quarterback Will Not Be Charged With A CrimeFlorida State Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston will not face sexual assault charges after a year-long investigation into accusations on an incident from December 2012.