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Monthly Archives: October 2016


OCT. 25 2016
Stories Surface of Parents Overdosing With Young Children in Car
Stories Surface of Parents Overdosing With Young Children in Car
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One of the biggest viral photos to go around the internet over the past several weeks is unfortunately also one of the most heartbreaking. You may have seen it: a child sits in the backseat of a car while a couple are in the front seat, apparently passed out from a heroin overdose.

 

The photo came from police in East Liverpool, Ohio. Officers had been following the couple’s car after noticing that they were driving recklessly – at one point they almost hit a school bus!

 

When the car stopped, police were able to turn off the …

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OCT. 21 2016
Murder vs. Manslaughter: What’s the Difference under Florida Law?
Murder vs. Manslaughter: What’s the Difference under Florida Law?

If someone dies at the hands of another person, most people would probably think the charges are pretty cut and dry. It’s a murder, right?

 

Not so fast. If you are accused of taking the life of another person, you could find yourself facing one of several different charges.

 

Let’s go through the different charges that someone can find themselves up against in Florida if they are charged with ending someone’s life.

 

First Degree Murder. These charges are the most severe in the state of Florida. You may be charged with first-degree murder charges in the …

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OCT. 12 2016
Man Charged with Over 100 Counts of Prescription Drug Fraud
Man Charged with Over 100 Counts of Prescription Drug Fraud
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Doctors and nurses are some of our most trusted individuals, especially those that work tireless hours in hospitals and emergency care. Hearing about crimes in the medical industry is especially disheartening, so many residents of South Florida were shaken after hearing about a former Lee Memorial ER nurse who is facing over 100 criminal charges.

 

Alex Rodriguez, 28, was arrested in late August, weeks after he was fired and became the subject of an investigation concerning drug fraud at the Lee Memorial Hospital. Of the 132 counts against him, he faces 44 drug-related counts and 43 forgery-related counts.…

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OCT. 10 2016
How Much Will a DUI Conviction Cost in Florida?
How Much Will a DUI Conviction Cost in Florida?
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There are a lot of reasons not to drink and drive. You put yourself and other people on the road in serious danger. You could face criminal charges. You could lose your ability to drive.

 

In many ad campaigns trying to stop people from drinking and driving, the focus is on the high costs of a DUI conviction. But driving under the influence is a misdemeanor in Florida – so how bad can it be?

 

As it turns out, a DUI conviction can cost you thousands of dollars. This includes charges for court-ordered penalties as well as long-term …

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