Crime lab crisis

‘Thousands’ of state rape kits untested BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Attorney General Pam Bondi put added pressure Wednesday on lawmakers to...

LOCKED, LOADED, READY TO PROTECT

Black Florida gun enthusiasts tell the Florida Courier why they believe it’s necessary to stay ‘strapped.’ BY KARSCEAL TURNER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER The ongoing...

Seeking a pardon

Sisters request help after prison release BY NY MAGEE EURWEB.COM Jamie and Gladys Scott – the “Scott Sisters” – were incarcerated in Mississippi for 16 years for...

Court clears way for lawsuits against banks

BY JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A federal appeals court Tuesday said the city of Miami could pursue lawsuits alleging that three...

PLAYING THE RACE CARD

A Black disgruntled ex-employee of a TV station exacts revenge by killing two White journalists on live TV, then blames racism, homophobia, and bullying...

2015-16 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON

It’s about that time! Bethune-Cookman University and Florida A&M University both play their first football games of the season on Sept. 5 against the University...

Gay couples argue for inclusion on birth certificates

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Saying Florida can’t choose among the “constellation of benefits” available to same-sex couples, attorneys this week filed a document asking...

Here come the judges

Panel to decide voting districts BY GEORGE E. CURRY NNPA NEWS WIRE WASHINGTON – After the Republican-dominated Florida Legislature failed to redraw Rep. Corrine Brown’s congressional district...

FIREARMS AND FORGIVENESS

Two pastors and a gun expert opine on self-defense and forgiveness from biblical and practical perspectives. BY KARSCEAL TURNER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Is self-defense...

Lawmaker seeks apology for ‘Groveland Four’

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A Senate Democrat filed a proposal Tuesday calling for the state to apologize and posthumously exonerate four Black men...

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