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U.S. has more prisoners than China

U.S. has more prisoners than China

Over 5.5 million prisoners populate the five largest prison population states. United States: 2,228,424 China: 1,701,344 Russian Federation: 671,700 Brazil: 581,507 India: 411,992 Per 100,000 citizens United States: 707 Russian Federation:470 Brazil: 274 China: 172 India: 30 $55 [...]

Inweekly April 2008 Flashback: King brothers and how Mollye Barrows turned down bikini modeling

Inweekly April 2008 Flashback: King brothers and how Mollye Barrows turned down bikini modeling

On April 9, 2008, Alex King was released from Brevard Correctional Institution in Cocoa after serving about six years for his confessed role in bludgeoning death his father, Terry King. His brother would released a year later from Lancaster Correctional Institution, west of Gainesville. Inweekly [...]

Sheriff Morgan says 11-year-old may have been in car with murder victim

Sheriff Morgan says 11-year-old may have been in car with murder victim

On yesterday's Pensacola Speaks, Sheriff David Morgan talked about the murder of Keshwon Stallworth, age 16, who was brutally killed nearly a month ago. Stallworth's body was found in a vehicle that had been set on fire on St. Catherine Avenue. The teenager had been shot, and the car torched to [...]

Has the time come for metal detectors at city community centers?

Has the time come for metal detectors at city community centers?

The neighborhood gangs are getting younger and more violent. Commissioner Lumon May is very concerned about the safety of the children that participant in his Southern Youth Sports Association activities and wonders if the time has come for the City of Pensacola to install metal detectors at its [...]

Gonzalez release request denied

Gonzalez release request denied

After a hearing in Tallahassee, the Commission on Offender Review unanimously voted to deny Leonard Patrick Gonzalez, Sr.’s request for early release. Gonzalez, Sr. requested the early release due to medical issues. The Department of Corrections reported that Leonard Patrick Gonzalez, Sr has a [...]

Gonzalez is dying, petitions parole board to be released

Gonzalez is dying, petitions parole board to be released

Leonard Gonzalez, Sr., who was convicted for his part in the July 2009 murders of Bud and Melanie Billings, will have a hearing tomorrow before the parole board, now known as Florida Commission on Offender Review. He is seeking to be released from the state prison because he has less than one year [...]

Inweekly 2008: Bubbas on Patrol

Inweekly 2008: Bubbas on Patrol

We all know those Keystone Cops. Escambia had its own version. They were Escambia code enforcement officers.       Bubbas On Patrol By Duwayne Escobedo, published 3/5/08 Sheriff's Office Boots County Code Enforcement Officers We all know those Keystone Cops. Ever since [...]

Inweekly 2009: The Domestic Violence Epidemic

Inweekly 2009: The Domestic Violence Epidemic

Sue Hand, director of the Northwest Florida Favor House, shared with me in early 2009 that one in four women in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties would be domestically abused at some point. Inweekly took on the story. The cover -- artwork by our art director Samantha Crooke -- created a [...]

Manhunt ends: Mannings in custody

Manhunt ends: Mannings in custody

PENSACOLA, Fla. – Escambia County Warrants Task Force partners have taken Douglas Albert Manning, 47, and Leah Giannotti Manning, 40 into custody at 12:30 local time this afternoon in Colorado. The couple was being sought for outstanding warrants for sexual assault, lewd and lascivious behavior [...]

Pensacola Speaks podcast: Sheriff says shooting may be tied to teen gang

Pensacola Speaks podcast: Sheriff says shooting may be tied to teen gang

Sheriff David Morgan said on Pensacola Speaks yesterday that a recent homicide where the victim was burned beyond recognition may be gang-related. At approximately 4:00 am last Friday, deputies responded to the area of N Street and St. Catherine’s Avenue for a vehicle fire. Upon arrival the [...]

Arrest of deputies tough on the department

Arrest of deputies tough on the department

The grim faces of Sheriff David Morgan and State Attorney Bill Eddins looked over the small crowd of reporters at yesterday’s press conference on the arrest of two deputies last Friday. The charges were serious. Deputy Walter Michael Thomas was charged with sexual assault on a minor. Deputy [...]

Deputies arrested on sexual offenses with subjects under 18, couple on the run

Deputies arrested on sexual offenses with subjects under 18, couple on the run

Investigators are also looking for Douglas Albert Manning, 47, and Leah Giannotti Manning, 40, on outstanding warrants for sexual battery and child neglect. They were last seen in the area of 2000 Berg Street and are known to drive a 2013 Red Chevrolet Camaro with Florida tag M596YZ. Anyone with [...]

IN 2008: Judging the Jails

IN 2008: Judging the Jails

By Jennifer Waters Experts: Local Jails Lack Progressive Programs, Standards The inmate's request isn't for better food, smokes or luxuries. "I wish we had NA (Narcotics Anonymous)," says Leonard Ballard, a methamphetamine addict in the Santa Rosa County Jail. Wearing a forest [...]

IN 2010: Victor Steen and the pursuit for justice

IN 2010: Victor Steen and the pursuit for justice

By Sean Boone Inquest Decides Wrongdoing In Teen's Death The nightly news flickers with a shot of blue lights. A voice follows with information regarding the death of a teenager in Brownsville. It's Oct. 4, 2009 and Cassandra Steen has just settled in for the evening--flipping television [...]

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