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Criminal Justice

Jeffrey Epstein

Jeffrey Epstein grand jury testimony records are released

It comes nearly two decades after a probe into allegations Jeffrey Epstein sexually abused young women and girls at his Palm Beach mansion.

Breaking News With Dr. Binoy Kampmark

Binoy Kampmark, senior lecturer at RMIT University, Melbourne is emphatic on the crucial importance of press freedom. He has been at the forefront of the Wikileaks-Julian Assange story reporting with much-needed insights. With every new...

Nicole Payne, Hillsborough District 4 Candidate

Nicole Payne, Hillsborough Black Chamber of Commerce President, talks the historic nature of  election participation and quality-of-life issues in Florida and the county. News updates and analysis. Listen in archives.

Tampa’s nearly decade-old police review board will be axed in July

Listen: Starting July 1st, a new Florida law will effectively wipe out all citizen-led review boards for police departments. Here’s what that means for Tampa’s almost 10-year-old board. In April, Governor Ron DeSantis signed a...

Families of cold case victims hope new initiative brings answers

Listen: Florida officials unveiled a new plan to solve cold cases: they’ll put victims’ faces on playing cards and distribute them in correctional facilities across the state.  The families gathered at a Tampa jail Monday...

The Scoop: Tues. June 11th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Florida is focusing on crime. St. Pete has a new Youth Care program for young felonies. And Florida jails are using cards to solve unsolved cases.

Nonviolent Resistance. A Presidential Candidate Vs. Democracy

A Ministry of Risk – Philip Berrigan’s Writings on Peace and Nonviolence Edited by Brad Wolf From the battlefields of World War II to the front lines of peace activism, Philip Berrigan evolved from soldier...

Fugitive political operative and Proud Boys associate goads a Florida judge in email, claims he runs a “kangaroo court”

Fugitive Republican blogger Jacob Engels has a criminal contempt of court warrant he’s been dodging since last September. 

Andrew Warren On Justice for the Wrongfully Convicted

Twice-elected Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren discusses justice for the wrongfully convicted, the exoneration of death row inmate Robert DuBois who served 37 years for a crime he did not commit, and the following...

The Scoop: Weds. June 5th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Manatee Memorial Hospital cuts funding for uninsured and low-income surgical patients We Care Manatee is a nonprofit organization that connects patients with financial needs to healthcare providers. The hospital recently cut ties with Good County...

The Scoop: Tues. June 4th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Burn Ban in effect in Manatee County. Hillsborough County will receive funding for electric school buses

The Scoop: Thur. May 30th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Florida police in question for actions in Bartow and Lakeland. Officer in Bartow arrested with felonies and Lakeland police punches a teen.

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