Corey Jones

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. JOE BIDEN FORMALLY JOINS DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CONTEST The former vice president’s announcement marks the unofficial end of the chaotic early phase of the 2020 presidential season. 2. PUTIN, KIM DISCUSS HOW TO BREAK N. KOREA NUCLEAR STANDOFF Putin and Kim say they had good talks about their joint efforts to resolve a standoff over […]

Property appraiser’s drones broaden county horizon

Property appraiser’s drones broaden county horizon

The Santa Rosa County Property Appraiser’s Office is leading the way in taking to the skies, thanks to drone technology. The county is the first in the state to utilize this technology, and Property Appraiser Greg Brown said it is saving taxpayers thousands of dollars a year. “If we can help and it is saving […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 21

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 21

OFFICER’S TRIAL DELAYED UNTIL APRIL IN MOTORIST’S SHOOTING Nouman Raja’s trial was moved Tuesday from Oct. 30 to April 2 to give both sides more time to interview potential witnesses. The 39-year-old former Palm Beach Gardens officer shot Corey Jones in October 2015. Jones’ car had broken down when he was confronted by Raja, who […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 7

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 7

FAMILY OF DEAD MUSICIAN SUES OFFICER, DEPARTMENT The father of Corey Jones filed the state lawsuit Wednesday against since-fired Officer Nouman Raja and the Palm Beach Gardens Police Department seeking unspecified damages. The lawsuit by Clinton Jones Sr. claims Raja used excessive force when he shot Jones on Oct. 18 and that the department failed […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 3

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 3

POLICE: KILLING OF PROFESSOR LINKED TO DIVORCE The shooting of a Florida State University law professor in his upscale neighborhood two years ago was part of a murder-for-hire scheme that may have been set in motion by a bitter divorce between Daniel Markel and his ex-wife, according to court records released Thursday. POLICE UNION DEFENDS […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 2

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 2

EX-FLORIDA COP CHARGED WITH MANSLAUGHTER, ATTEMPTED MURDER IN SHOOTING OF ARMED BLACK MUSICIAN Palm Beach County State Attorney Dave Aronberg said at a news conference Wednesday that Officer Nouman Raja has been charged in the Oct. 18 death of Corey Jones. Aronberg says a grand jury found Raja’s use of force was unjustified. 3 MORE […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 28

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 28

POLICE SHOOTING OF ARMED MUSICIAN HEADS TO GRAND JURY Palm Beach County State Attorney Dave Aronberg announced during a news conference Wednesday that his office would continue its investigation of former Palm Beach Gardens officer Nouman Raja in the shooting death of musician Corey Jones. Jones had left a gig before dawn Oct. 18 when […]