Jose Lantigua

Five Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 2

Five Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 2

NEW TRIAL FOR LAWYER CONVICTED IN GAMBLING RING The Florida Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal Wednesday in the case involving Jacksonville attorney Kelly Mathis, meaning an October ruling from Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal will stand. The earlier ruling says the trial judge should have allowed Mathis’ legal team to call certain […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 7

Five Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 7

MAN WHO AUTHORITIES SAY FAKED DEATH PLEADS GUILTY TO FRAUD Jose Lantigua faces up to 50 years in prison, but prosecutors have agreed to seek less. Lantigua agreed to forfeit money or valuables to help satisfy court judgments totaling about $2.8 million. PLANES WILL SPRAY PESTICIDES OVER SOUTH BEACH TO FIGHT ZIKA In a statement […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 22

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 22

SHELL TO TRIM JOBS IN DEEP WATERS OF THE GULF OF MEXICO Kimberly Windon, a Shell spokeswoman, says the company determined its staffing levels were higher than other operators’. The cuts include both contractors and Shell employees. The company said Thursday that the cuts are part of 2,200 jobs it’s trimming globally. The company says […]