Sat, 10/22/2016 - 22:01

About juvenile life without parole

ABOUT JUVENILE LIFE WITHOUT PAROLEThere are more than 550 inmates sentenced to life for homicides committed when they were juveniles who are now entitled to resentencing, with 58 of them in Duval County.There are about 2,500 juvenile life-without-parole cases nationwide, according to most estimates.There are some pending cases in Florida that date back to the 1960s. About 30 cases in Florida involve a defendant who is now age 60 or older.Three states—Maine, New Mexico and Rhode Island—have never imposed a life-without-parole sentence on a juvenile. Several other states have not imposed this sentence in the last five years.

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Brantley, Pierce counties now eligible for FEMA funds for hurricane recovery

Brantley and Pierce counties are among the nine additional Georgia counties that FEMA has said may apply for public assistance funding to pay for recovery of damage from Hurricane Matthew.

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Mark Woods

10/11/2016 - 16:00
It was a beautiful morning to finish walking across Jacksonville.
10/08/2016 - 10:32
I was driving into the office as Hurricane Matthew slowly made its way toward Florida.
10/04/2016 - 22:03
On Monday, I made it to Julington Creek and a view of St. Johns County, the finish line for a walk...

Terry Dickson

10/19/2016 - 14:40
BRUNSWICK | Even the homeless are glad to be home after a long ride to safety from Hurricane...
10/08/2016 - 15:59
BRUNSWICK | Some people are giving thanks with their families because of Hurricane Matthew.
10/05/2016 - 21:36
ST. SIMONS ISLAND | I’ve always been bad with names, embarrassingly so sometimes, but sitting...

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