Stand Your Ground Law

No charges in Midway shooting, stabbing

No charges in Midway shooting, stabbing

A former police officer shot to death in Midway while attacking his parents with a knife apparently suffered from bipolar disorder and psychosis, according to the final investigation report. The Office of the State Attorney announced Sept. 27 that no charges will be filed in the shooting that resulted in the death of Erich Gunter […]

Stabbing case ends with no charges

Stabbing case ends with no charges

No one will faces charges in the December stabbing death of Daniel “Jeb” Bubanas. In a press release issued by the State Attorney’s office Friday Assistant State Attorney James Parker announced that Bryce Schroeder, the man with the knife, would not be charged in the case due to it being self defense. On the night […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 10

Five Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 10

$750,000 BOND FOR WOMAN ACCUSED IN FLORIDA, ALABAMA KILLINGS Mary Rice made her first court appearance via video Thursday afternoon in Santa Rosa County, where she’s charged with accessory after the fact to first-degree murder. The 37-year-old woman was extradited from Georgia to Florida Wednesday. She also faces murder charges in neighboring Escambia County, Florida, […]

“Stand Your Ground” against a house guest?

“Stand Your Ground” against a house guest?

Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law has been in effect for more than a 100 years. It’s principle is that a person may use deadly force or threaten to use deadly force if the person believes that such force is necessary to prevent their imminent death or great bodily harm. That law was put to the […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 14

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 14

FBI: ORLANDO KILLER APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN ‘HOMEGROWN EXTREMIST’ As Orlando mourned its dead with flowers, candles and vigils, counterterrorism investigators dug into the background of 29-year-old Omar Mateen for clues to why the American-born Muslim carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. FBI Director James Comey says there’s no indication that […]