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‘It’s No Joke’ combats rise in school threats

The number of Florida children charged with making school-related threats has steadily increased during the past three years, the state Department of Juvenile Justice said…

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Ruling could be worth $100M to Florida counties, including Escambia

By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA An appeals court ruling could mean the state owes more than $100 million to counties in a…

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Firm that ran Milton juvenile center still in trouble

By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA As state officials await the results of a Florida Department of Law Enforcement investigation into a Palm…

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Legislature reaches agreement on juvenile detention dispute

The funding of juvenile detention has been an issued we’ve covered. We will have Escambia County Commissioner Grover Robinson on the show today at 5…

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County will discuss resolution of DJJ cost sharing formula, savings $750K annually

The Escambia County Commission will discuss today a settlement with the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice that will split the shared detention costs. The Department…

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