Judge To Rule On ESP Claims In Jacksonville Murder CaseA self-proclaimed clairvoyant, who said she prophesized her daughter’s death, might be a key to the defense of the man accused of murdering a Jacksonville girl.
Legislative Session Ends With Bipartisan Spirit The Florida Legislature wrapped up it's 2014 session on Friday ending with a bipartisan spirit.
Gov. Scott Signs Bills Aimed At Ending 'Awful Tragedies' After a disturbing newspaper investigation and the murder of a Jacksonville girl, Florida legislative leaders vowed to get tough this year on sexually violent predators.
Crackdown On Sexual Predators Sails Through House Pointing to examples of children being raped and murdered, the Florida House on Wednesday unanimously passed four bills to crack down on sexually violent predators, preparing the measures for Gov. Rick Scott's signature.
House Committee Approves Tougher Sex Offense BillsThe House Committee approved two of eight bills related to sexual offenses including one in which adults who rape children older than 12 would have to serve a minimum of 50 years in prison and more sexual predators would face the potential of civil commitment.
Fla. Legislature Could Crack Down On Sexually Violent PredatorsThe Florida Legislature is poised to strengthen the Jimmy Ryce Act, named for a Miami-Dade County boy who was raped and murdered in 1995, after the high-profile killing of a Jacksonville girl this summer and a newspaper series showing the state isn't doing enough to prevent sexually violent predators from striking again.
Man Indicted For Murder Of Jacksonville GirlA man accused of kidnapping and killing an 8-year-old Jacksonville girl has been indicted.