Media Coverage

Markel murder marks two years

It was a case that many thought would baffle investigators for years. Possibly forever. On a sunny summer morning two years ago today, prominent Florida State legal scholar Dan Markel was killed in broad daylight in his garage with two gunshots to the head. Tallahassee Police fanned out down Trescott Drive in Betton Hills. The hope [..]

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Hawkins sentenced to life without parole in murder of FAMU grad

Emotions ran high in Leon County court Friday as jurors heard testimony before deliberating over the fate of convicted murderer Antowan Hawkins. There were tears in the crowd, tears on the witness stand and tears in the jury box as members of Aaron Goodwin and Hawkins’ families testified. Jurors, deliberating for an hour, sentenced Hawkins to [..]

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Former Police Captain Files Suit vs. City of Jasper

A former police captain in the small town of Jasper, Florida is now suing the police chief and the city for false arrest. James ‘Mike” Cohen says he had the chief’s permission to umpire while on duty and was arrested anyway. Mike Cohen worked as a captain at the Jasper Police Department when he says [..]

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Cat-hoarder ordered, again, to knock it off

A Ponte Vedra Beach man who avoided trial a year ago on multiple animal-cruelty charges after the seizure of hundreds of cats at his Caboodle Ranch pet sanctuary in Madison County has been ordered to permanently close up shop after still accepting cats and donations in spite of a court order, according to court documents. [..]

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State Attorney Skip Jarvis Speaks Out After Withdrawing Re-Election Bid

[UPDATE] Tallahassee, Florida- August 22, 2012 State Attorney Robert “Skip” Jarvis is speaking out after he announced he is no longer seeking re-election. On Monday, Jarvis said he was withdrawing from the current race- a direct result of an agreement between all parties involved in the investigation of claims that he misused government crime database [..]

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Caboodle Ranch Owner Speaks Out

The little houses at the Caboodle Ranch used to be filled with cats. Now, they’re empty. Craig Grant. the owner of the ranch,wants them to come home. “It’s one big happy family. And if you look at some of the Youtube video, and I encourage people to do that, you’ll see the cats hanging out [..]

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