Monthly Archives: August 2016

Broward Mom Accused of Driving While on Drugs With Toddler in Car

Broward Mom Accused of Driving While on Drugs With Toddler in CarA Broward County woman is facing charges after police say she was caught driving while on drugs with her 2-year-old son in the car.Agostina Nicole Frasca, 26, was arrested Tuesday on charges including neglect child without great bodily harm, possession of THC, possession of Xanaz, possession of Percocet, possession Continue Reading...

Woman, 73, fatally shot by Florida officer role-playing as ‘bad guy’ during citizen police academy – The Washington Post

Woman, 73, fatally shot by Florida officer role-playing as ‘bad guy’ during citizen police academyMary Knowlton arrived at the Punta Gorda, Fla., police station Tuesday night to learn how to be a community steward.The 73-year-old was there as a student in the citizens police academy, a two-hour course intended to give an intimate look at what makes the department in Continue Reading...

Central Florida Mother Arrested After Allowing Children to Shoot BB’s at Homeless Man

Central Florida Mother Arrested After Allowing Children to Shoot BB’s at Homeless Man A mother in DeLand was arrested after allowing her two children to shoot BB’s at a homeless man early Sunday morning. A DeLand woman is facing charges after police say she allowed her three sons to shoot BBs at a homeless man.Media outlets report 36-year-old Amina El-Zayat was arrested Continue Reading...

Florida Judge Denies Making Racist, Sexist Comments Toward Attorneys After Complaint Filed

Florida Judge Denies Making Racist, Sexist Comments Toward Attorneys After Complaint Filed A circuit judge in Jacksonville responded to a complaint and charges being brought against him by lawyers, claiming racist and sexist comments.A Jacksonville circuit judge is formally denying allegations that he made demeaning comments about women and said black people should “go back to Africa.”Hulsey, who is running for Continue Reading...

Marathon woman accused of extorting ex-husband for money

Marathon woman accused of extorting ex-husband for money A Marathon woman was arrested last week after she tried to extort her husband for money, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Becky Herrin announced Sunday. Herrin said deputies were notified July 22 about the allegations by the victim, who is the owner of the Wooden Spoon restaurant in Marathon.More Crime HeadlinesMan accused of using Continue Reading...

Man kills bystander on his way to murder witness, BSO says | Miami Herald

Man kills bystander on his way to murder witness, BSO saysHe was already on his way to murder someone, deputies said, but a fit of rage raised the death toll to two.Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Pompano Beach’s Clarck Paul, 28, on Saturday and charged him with the murder of two men. Officials said the two shootings were 35 minutes Continue Reading...

7 Must-Read Tips For New Stepparents Who Don’t Have Kids Of Their Own

7 Must-Read Tips For New Stepparents Who Don’t Have Kids Of Their OwnAs part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we spotlight a different stepfamily to learn how they’ve worked to bring their two families together. Our hope is that by telling their stories, we’ll bring you closer to blended family bliss in your own life! Want to Continue Reading...

Mom Allegedly Poisons Toddler With Salt To ‘Get Husband’s Attention’

Mom Allegedly Poisons Toddler With Salt To ‘Get Husband’s Attention’A South Carolina mother has been charged with homicide after law enforcement says she killed her toddler by feeding her a teaspoon of salt.Peyton Martines, 17 months old, died Wednesday at a hospital in the city of Spartanburg, news station WSPA reported. The girl had been admitted on July 31, suffering Continue Reading...

Florida quietly launched new probe into troubled school – Sun Sentinel

Florida quietly launched new probe into troubled school Over the past two years, Florida authorities quietly launched new probes into homicide and sexual abuse allegations associated with a notorious and now shuttered reform school in the Panhandle. But despite interviewing 50 alleged victims of sexual abuse at the Marianna school, the case will not lead to any arrests.State Attorney Glenn Hess, the Continue Reading...

It’s Time To Send Cheating Prosecutors To Jail

It’s Time To Send Cheating Prosecutors To JailJohn Thompson, a 22-year-old black man in New Orleans, was convicted in 1985?—?in two separate trials?—?of carjacking and murder and sentenced to 49 years on the carjacking charge and to death for the murder. He spent the next 18 years at the Louisiana State Penitentiary, 14 of them on death row. He was Continue Reading...
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