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BRUNSWICK GUNSHOT VICTIMS MAY HAVE SHOT EACH OTHER

Posted on 04 July 2014 by Donte

shootingTwo Glynn County gunshot victims may have shot each other, Glynn County police report. Officers who responded to shooting last week in the front yard at 3517 Gordon Street at 3:06 p.m. found 28-year-old Jermaine Jones with multiple gunshot wounds. TContinue Reading

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SECOND MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH IN FSU STUDENT’S 2010 MURDER

Posted on 27 June 2014 by Donte

fsu_deathOn Thursday, a St. Johns County jury unanimously recommend the death penalty for Kentrell Johnson (center) for his part in the murder of Florida State University Vincent Binder in early April 2010. TContinue Reading

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JAX MOTHER LEFT TO DIE AFTER HIT AND RUN

Posted on 09 May 2014 by Donte

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Just a few days before Mother’s Day, the daughter of 55 year-old Paula Abdullah is pleading with the public to help find the person responsible for her
mother’s death. TContinue Reading

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US MARSHALS, GBI AND LOCAL COPS TEAM UP TO ARREST FUGITIVE FROM 1993 DETROIT MURDER IN CAMDEN COUNTY

Posted on 09 May 2014 by Donte

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On May 9, Camden County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) deputies and agents from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) assisted TContinue Reading

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GOSPEL STAR SUPRISES KIDNAPPED BOY WHO SANG HIS SONG DURING ORDEAL

Posted on 26 April 2014 by Admin Arthia

WalkerGospel star Hezekiah Walker spent his Sunday in Atlanta to sing a song with a 9 year-old boy who found comfort in his lyrics during a frightening ordeal.
Last week, Willie Myrick was walking his dog at around 8 o’clock in front of his home when he TContinue Reading

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MAN ARRESTED IN FRIDAY THE 13TH MURDER – Jacksonville cops continue search for Dollar General and bank robbers

Posted on 20 September 2013 by Admin Arthia

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Katravis Forehand (pictured) has been arrested and transported to jail following his alleged involvement of the Friday September 13 shooting of Joe Nimmons.

According to reports police responded TContinue Reading

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OJ GRANTED PAROLE

Posted on 04 August 2013 by Admin Arthia

At 66, former football star and actor OJ Simpson has been granted parole. Simpson was originally sentenced to nine to 33 years for the 2007 stick up of two memorabilia dealers, Alfred Beardsley and Bruce Fromong.

Simpson will likely face another four years in jail as he TContinue Reading

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BRUNSWICK COMMISSIONER BROOKS ARRESTED IN BABY SHOOTING DEATH COVER-UP

Posted on 29 March 2013 by Admin Arthia

Brunswick City Commissioner James Brooks arrested in baby death

By Arthia Nixon Florida/Georgia Star

Brunswick Commissioner James M. Brooks, was arrested for obstruction of justice in the death of the 13 month old shot in his stroller.

He also has a six-count indictment claiming he aceepted payment from applicants for city police jobs, liquor licenses and permits. He was said to influence other officials on their behalf. Additionally, Brooks was charged with three counts TContinue Reading

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BRUNSWICK BABY DEATH UPDATE: Mom and aunt of 17 year-old suspect arrested

Posted on 26 March 2013 by Admin Arthia

By Arthia Nixon
Florida/Georgia Star

Brunswick, Georgia… Local cops have recovered a weapon “possibly related” to the homicide of a13 month-old who was shot in the head, while the mother and aunt of one of the suspects charged with the killing have been arrested in connection with the case.
Georgia Karimah Aisha Elkins, 36, mother of 17 year-old De’ Marquise Elkins was arrested for TContinue Reading

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AUDIO: “Shot between the eyes” – 911 Tapes Released in Brunswick Baby Killing

Posted on 23 March 2013 by Admin Arthia

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Our news team has been following this tragedy involving the death of a 13 month-old killed by a pair of Brunswick teens. Listen in as TContinue Reading

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UPDATE: Teens Arrested In Brunswick Baby Shooting

Posted on 22 March 2013 by Admin Arthia

13 month old Antonio died after being shot by two teens while on a morning walk with his mother in Brunswick, Georgia

By Arthia Nixon

Florida/Georgia Star

 

(Brunswick, Georgia) A day after Sherry West’s morning walk with her 13 month-old son Antonio ended in him being fatally shot in his stroller, Brunswick police have arrested a TContinue Reading

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CRIME: Brunswick Preteen Suspect Sought After Baby Shot Dead, Mom In Hospital

Posted on 22 March 2013 by Admin Arthia

By Arthia Nixon

Florida/Georgia Star

 

An unimaginable crime which left a 13 month-old infant dead, a mother wounded and local police seeking suspects as young as ten and 13 years-old sent shock waves through the coastal community of Brunswick, Georgia on Thursday morning. By Thursday afternoon Brunswick Police Department had offered a TContinue Reading

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57 ARRESTED: Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll Resigns

Posted on 18 March 2013 by Admin Arthia

 

Fmr Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Caroll Resigns

As of Thursday, Florida Lt. Governor Jennifer Carroll’s official page www.flgov.com/meet-the-lt-governor was displaying ‘Page Not Found’ error. The page was most likely removed after she tendered her resignation on Wednesday – the same day 57 people connected to the Allied Veterans of the World, were arrested on charges related to racketeering and money laundering. It is further alleged TContinue Reading

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Three Men Sought After Brunswick Shooting

Posted on 18 March 2013 by Admin Arthia

Investigations continue into an armed robbery which left a Hispanic male in hospital and police searching for three black suspects. According to reports, on Monday, March 11th, 2013 at approximately 7:11P.M. officers of the Brunswick Police Department responded to 1708 Norwich Street in reference to a shooting.

Upon arrival a 43 year-old male, TContinue Reading

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VIDEO BOMBSHELL: Oprah learns who introduced Whitney Houston to drugs

Posted on 02 February 2013 by Admin Arthia

Cissy Houston tears up as her son Michael admits to Oprah that he feels responsible for the iconic singer’s death.

By Arthia Nixon
Florida/Georgia Star

Viewers of Oprah’s Next Chapter on OWN who expected to get a glimpse of Cissy Houston’s book chronicling her life with her late daughter were floored when her son Michael joined the interview and confessed to being the one who introduced his sister to drugs back in the 80’s.
After giving Oprah Winfrey a tour of her New Jersey home, discussing Whitney’s childhood and what getting the call that she died was like and even touching on her estranged relationship with Whitney’s daughter, Houston’s smiles turned to tears when Michael came on the set and stated that

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Martin Luther King Charged With Murder – Alledged FL Criminal Shares Name With Civil Rights Icon

Posted on 18 January 2013 by Admin Arthia

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Martin Luther King – Man named for civil rights leader arrested

By Florida Star Staff


(Jacksonville, Florida) His parents apparently had high hopes for their son by choosing to name him after one of the greatest historical figures of the Civil Rights Movement.
However, the week commemorating the birthday of the late Dr Martin Luther King, birthday, 33 year old Martin Luther King (who is understood not to be related to the family of the civil rights icon) has been charged with murder. Using an assault-rifle attack on January 9 he killed one person and wounded two others.
King was charged with TContinue Reading

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Violence Against Women Act Expires Nationwide

Posted on 11 January 2013 by Admin Arthia

The News Service of Florida reported that advocates for battered women and sexual assault survivors are totally shocked that Congress adjourned without taking up a bill that would have reauthorized the Violence Women Act.

The report says that the criminal justice system was helping those abused victims by providing services. It stated that since Florida has such a large population of immigrant women, there is a higher risk for violence in relationships.

The act has been reauthorized twice and, TContinue Reading

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SNEAK PEAK: Georgia Star’s Best of 2012

Posted on 28 December 2012 by Admin Arthia

Highlights of our Georgia Star 2012 year in review

Who made this year’s list of what was most talked about in Georgia for 2012? Our team highlights some of our more memorable stories.
When our paper hits newstands, you’ll see who broke a traditon at a church that stood for well over 100 years. You’ll also see who went from mom to momprenuer. You’ll recall which official got caught in scandal and what senior citizens did to fight back.
From Oprah to open house at the first female owned tertiary level institution, the NAACP to the RYCA’s, you’ll learn who gave south Georgia something to talk about this weekend in The Star!

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VIDEO: President Obama at Prayer Vigil for Connecticut Shooting Victims: “Newtown, You Are Not Alone”

Posted on 17 December 2012 by Admin Arthia

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THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  (Applause.)  Thank you, Governor.  To all the families, first responders, to the community of Newtown, clergy, guests — Scripture tells us:  “…do not lose heart.  Though outwardly we are wasting away…inwardly we are being renewed day by day.  For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.  So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.  For we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, an eternal house in heaven, not built by human hands.”

We gather here in memory of twenty beautiful children and six remarkable adults.  They lost their lives in a school that could have been any school; in a quiet town full of good and decent people that could be any town in America. TContinue Reading

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President Obama Wipes Tears During Media Address Stating: “We’ve endured too many of these tragedies in the past few years”

Posted on 14 December 2012 by Admin Arthia

By ARTHIA NIXON

Florida/Georgia Star

After flags were ordered to be flown at half staff to honor the victims of the Stony Hook school shooting in Connecticut, an emotional President Barack Obama briefed the media at 3:16p.m, visibly pausing with a trembling lip, keeping his eyes off the media as he wiped away at least two escaping tears.

He was addressing the morning’s tragic events in Newtown, CT where 24 year-old Ryan Lanza slaughtered the school principal plus 20 children between age 5 and 10, most of them kindergarten students in his mother’s class. His father was found dead in New Jersey and his mother also killed, both in their homes.

“We’ve endured too many of these tragedies in the past few years,” said President Obama who stated that when he heard the news, he not only acted as president but also as a parent.

He fought back tears by consistently blinking and took frequent breaths between speaking.

“They had their entire lives ahead of them,” he struggled to say. “Birthdays, graduations, weddings… kids of their own.” TContinue Reading

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BREAKING NEWS: 18 Children Among 27 Dead In Elementary School Shooting: Comes Hours After 22 Kids Stabbed At School In China

Posted on 14 December 2012 by Admin Arthia

Children being led away from crime scene (Photo: Shannon Hicks, AP)

By ARTHIA NIXON

Florida/Georgia Star

Just hours after sympathizing over news that 22 children and an 85 year-old woman were stabbed at a school in China by a “deranged madman”, America would find itself in the international spotlight for another school shooting. (DEVELOPING)

As of 1p.m, unconfirmed reports reaching our newsroom said that 18 children were among the 27 dead at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newton, Connecticut after a 20 year-old gunman entered the school with bullet proof vest and four weapons. Parents received a town wide call that there was a shooting but the school had not been named. Shortly after that, a text alert reaching those with children at Sandy Hook indicated that this was the school that was under attack. TContinue Reading

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Jordan Davis, Teen Shot At Jacksonville Gas Station Over Loud Music, Laid To Rest

Posted on 03 December 2012 by Admin Arthia

Hundreds attended the memorial of Jordan Davis, 17 who was shot by Michael David Dunn at a gas station in Jacksonville.

It has not been nine months since Trayvon Martin was shot and killed in Florida. Now, another black teenager has been laid to rest after being killed under suspicious circumstances.

Michael David Dunn, the 45-year-old vice president of Dunn & Dunn Data Systems in Vero Beach, was in Jacksonville recently weekend for his son’s wedding. According to records, on Friday when Dunn, a gun collector, encountered Jordan Russell Davis, 17, a student at a Jacksonville magnet school, Samuel W. Wolfson High, in a SUV in the parking lot when Dunn pulled up next to them in a car and asked them to turn down their music. Davis and Dunn exchanged words, and Dunn pulled a gun and shot eight or nine times, striking Jordan twice. TContinue Reading

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17 Arrested In Operation Zig Zag

Posted on 30 November 2012 by Admin Arthia

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31 year old Larry Worth is considered one of the ringleaders in a group of 17 who were arrested in connection to identification theft recently. At least 185 people are said to be at risk of having their identities used to file fraudulent tax returns and cash refund checks according to State Attorney Angela Corey and other investigators. TContinue Reading

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Crime and Justice (Print Version)

Posted on 20 April 2011 by The Florida Star Online

Written by Julia N. Bowles

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Crime and Justice (Print Version)

Posted on 10 April 2011 by The Florida Star Online

Written by Julia N. Bowles

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