Catch this before the paywall goes up. The Pensacola News Journal has an interactive map of the area's 23 homicides last year. Good work - here.
Mayor Sam Jones is a part of Mayors Against Illegal Guns. He was one of two Alabama mayors to sign a Dec. 19 letter to President Barack Obama urging his gun control agenda include regulations making it harder for dangerous people to possess guns, and easier for police and prosecutors to crack down [...]
Press Release: Investigators have charged a Pensacola man with a Homicide that occurred on July 28, 2012. Bennie Robbins III, 18, was charged yesterday after investigators were able to obtain an arrest warrant charging Robbins with Homicide, Robbery and Aggravated Assault. Matthew Cox, 19, was [...]
Press Release: Escambia County Investigators are asking for helping locating Kwamane Q. Silas, 22, of Pensacola, FL. Silas is no longer just wanted for questioning, instead he is wanted on charges stemming from the shooting on January 10, 2013 on Belair Rd. Last week Silas was listed as wanted [...]
Escambia County Investigators have located 3 of the 6 people wanted for questioning in the Belair Rd homicide. Gregory Clarke, Rodney Overstreet, and Jeremiah Andrews have been located and are being questioned at this time. No charges have been filed against any of these [...]
These men are wanted for questioning in the Belair shootings last night. If you have any information about this crime or the below listed people you are asked to call ECSO dispatch at 850.436.9620 or Gulf Coast Crime Stoppers at 850.433.STOP. Freddie [...]
Press Release: On January 10, 2013 about 10:10 p.m., deputies responded to a shots fired disturbance in the 700 block of Belair Rd. When deputies arrived on-scene they found one victim dead, and another with a critical gunshot wound. Durall A. Sumler, 20, of Pensacola was transported to a [...]
I got a phone call last night from readers in the Montclair about shootings were reported at different locations along Belair Road around after 10 p.m. One person was pronounced deceased at the scene. Two others were transported to Baptist Hospital.
In an effort to curb illegal guns and gun violence, Miami police is holding its first 2013 gun buyback operation of the year. Beginning on Jan. 19, anyone can drop off any firearm at designated locations and receive a gift certificate with no questions asked. “We are urging the public to [...]
India has attracted international over the rape of a young woman by a gang of men on a New Delhi bus (New Delhi Attack: The Victim's Story). We've got a forcible rape problem here in Northwest Florida, particularly in Escambia County. Escambia County, Fla. has a high number of rapes, according [...]
The Statewide Child Abuse Death Review Committee has released its annual report. Escambia County is one of the worst in the state with 100 total child deaths and four verified child abuse/neglect deaths in 2011. The only counties, all of which are much larger, with more total child deaths [...]
Murders, shootings, assaults, rapes...they too quickly become just numbers, one-day headlines lost in the flood of news of Justin Beiber's tattoos, Lady Gaga's outfits and Kim Kardashian's pregnancy Firing a county administrator, supposedly disheveled mayor, political grandstanding and [...]