State & National News

Who is WikiLeaks guy?

December 17, 2010

The New Yorker published last June this article on Julian Assange, WikiLeaks founder, and his mission for total transparency. It gives a fascinating insight into the man that governments around the world fear.…

News

Arrest records of drive-by suspects

December 16, 2010

Quamain Tyjuan Williams, 18 5/5/2010 Battery-Touch Or Strike: Nolle Prosequi 10/9/2010 Disorderly Conduct: Open Brandon Lashawn Holliman, 19 4/26/2009 Possess Of Weapon-Firearm Unlawfully By Minor: Pled Nolo Or Guilty; Possession Of Weapon Or Ammo By Fla…

News

Drive-by suspects arrested

December 16, 2010

Press Release: Three people are in jail today after an early morning shooting leaves one man injured. At around 12:09 am this morning, deputies responded to the 1300 block of North T Street for a reported…

Politics

Poverty still plagues Escambia County

December 16, 2010

A new U.S. Census Bureau’s 5-year American Community Survey released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau shows 23.7 percent of children under age 18 in Escambia County live below the poverty level. Living Below Poverty…

State & National News

Feinberg admits transparency issue

December 16, 2010

ProPublica: Ken Feinberg, head of the Gulf Coast Claims Facility that is handling the BP claims process, has admitted his process is plagued with opaque decision-making and poor communications and promised to make several changes: 1.…

State & National News

Fox News boss’s not so fair & balanced email

December 16, 2010

Media Matters reports that Fox News Washington managing editor Bill Sammon sent an email to his reporters last December questioning the “veracity of climate change data” and ordering the network’s journalists to “refrain from asserting that…

News

Nodine Trial: Defense pushes suicide theory

December 16, 2010

The former Mobile County commissioner Steve Nodine’s attorneys opened their defense by depicting Angel Downs, his girlfriend whom Nodine is charged with murdering, as a woman with reasons to kill herself. But before the prosecution rested,…

Buzz

Buzz:Gangs, gangs, gangs

December 16, 2010

It’s truly amazing that the daily newspaper can write about the homicides in Escambia County and not mention gangs in the article. My sources say the national gangs are moving into the area and supporting the…

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Rising Star Nominations

December 16, 2010

We need your help in identifying the 2011 Rising Stars — those under 35 adults that are truly making a difference in the community and who you believe are destined to build a better Pensacola. Requirements:…