I'm your huckleberry
Monday September 22nd 2014

Subscription Options:

Subscribe via RSS

Archives

On Sale:

‘Crime’ Archives

News story #5: When Love Is Not Enough

News story #5: When Love Is Not Enough

The summer of 2013 was too hot and too long for the Escambia County Sheriff's Office. The shooting of unarmed Roy Middleton in the driveway of his mother's house and the fatal shooting of two dogs at another residence put Sheriff David Morgan and his troops under intense scrutiny. When a [...]

IN cover #5: A Mother’s Pain

IN cover #5: A Mother’s Pain

The Independent News wanted to show the human toll of the increasing numbers of homicides in our community, many of which were going unsolved because witnesses were reluctant to come forward. A group of mothers who had lost children to street and domestic violence had formed a support group, [...]

Video on Operation Reindeer Games press conference

Courtesy of Escambia County Sheriff's Office:

Operation Reindeer Games nets over 90 arrested; Guns, Drugs, Counterfeit Money Seized

Operation Reindeer Games nets over 90 arrested; Guns, Drugs, Counterfeit Money Seized

In a joint effort, the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office hit the streets of Escambia County the past week in the second phase of an earlier round-up initiated two weeks ago, capturing some of Escambia’s more elusive and violent [...]

Escambia High teacher arrested on federal child pornography charges

United States Attorney Pamela C. Marsh announced that Jeffrey B. Richards, age 63, of Milton, was arrested today on a federal criminal complaint charging him with the distribution, receipt and possession of child pornography. The criminal complaint, sworn to by a special agent of the Federal [...]

Connecticut State Attorney releases his report on Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, closes investigation

Connecticut State Attorney releases his report on Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, closes investigation

Stephen J. Sedensky III, State’s Attorney for the Judicial District of Danbury, today released his report on the investigation into the Dec. 14, 2012, shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School and a private residence in Newtown. The 48-page report (Sandy_Hook_Final_Report) concludes that Adam [...]

ECSO dispatch log re: Patel incident

ECSO dispatch log re: Patel incident

Nash Patel made his 911 call at 1649 and reported a residential burglary. Car was dispatched 14 minutes later--1703. Enroute the car was called off to handle hold up alarm at Bevis Pharmacy on Michigam. 1712 1713 dispatch receives another call from Patel ---24 minutes from first [...]

Another nominee for News of the Weird: When all else fails, blame Obama

Another nominee for News of the Weird: When all else fails, blame Obama

John Henry Shiffner, 18, of Century, Fla., blamed his battery arrest for allegedly attacking his pregnant girlfriend on President Barack Obama, telling a sheriff’s deputy that, “Obama said cops always listen to women.” He is facing charges of aggravated battery and disorderly intoxication [...]

Reputed Mississippi Gang Leader that was caught in Pensacola pleas not guilty

Jason Marshall Bullock, the alleged Mississippi gang leader known as "Sir J-Mac," changed his mind in U.S. District Court in Hattiesburg, Miss. and decided to plea not guilty in his racketeering case. Bullock is charged with racketeering conspiracy for alleged offenses including attempted murder, [...]

Deputies will not be charged in Middleton shooting

Deputies will not be charged in Middleton shooting

The Grand Jury reviewing the shooting death of James W. McGlothlin and the wounding of Roy Middleton by Escambia County deputies has returned No True Bills in both cases. “This means that the Grand Jury has found insufficient evidence to establish that any criminal violations were [...]

Free shotguns…right, who thinks that is a good idea

Free shotguns…right, who thinks that is a good idea

The Armed Citizen Project of Florida has been dropping leaflets on doorsteps in the Sunshine Gardens community near Orlando, Fla., offering to “arm volunteer households,” for free. Apparently a firearms retailer has agreed to gives the shotguns and ammunition and transfer ownership once the [...]

Disconnect is catching up with Hayward

The daily newspaper is calling out on their editorial page Mayor Ashton Hayward for his lack of leadership in dealing with crime in the community. The editorial board was particularly upset how, after the death of a 14-year-old Pensacola High School student, the only word from the mayor's office [...]

 Page 4 of 24  « First  ... « 2  3  4  5  6 » ...  Last »