Florida Dice Game Turns Fatal, Deadly Force Deemed 'Lawful & Justified'The office of State Attorney Andrew Warren announced Tuesday that the use of deadly force against 21-year-old Zaike Barker following a dice game disagreement was lawful and justified.
Florida Bill Would Reduce Prison Time, Save Millions In Taxpayer DollarsLegislators recently approved a bill giving Florida prisoners incentive to scrape time off of their original sentence. That same bill is estimated to save tax payers millions of dollars in the first few years.
Bay Area CEOs And Leaders Take A Break From Jobs To Offer Students AdviceCEOs from across the Tampa Bay Area took a break from their phones and desks to talk with students at the cafeteria table Friday. The change in pace is part of an annual program offering students a healthy reality check which may lead to direct education about the Bay Area's future workforce.
Innocent Man Released From Prison After 37 Years For Crime He Didn't CommitHillsborough State Attorney Andrew Warren filed a motion today to free a man wrongfully convicted of a 1983 murder and attempted rape in Tampa. In August 2020, rape kit samples were located that were not used during the trial, still intact, at the Hillsborough Medical Examiner’s Office.
First Charges Filed Against Tampa Looters: 11 Defendants, 15 Felony CrimesThe State Attorney’s Office declined to prosecute 67 people arrested while peacefully protesting. The felony charges announced today apply to a different category of people: criminals who chose to take advantage of protests to commit crimes and inflict harm.