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DeSantis OKs tougher theft laws

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday signed a bill that seeks to prevent “smash and grab” thefts and “porch piracy.”
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A Florida bill would result in stiffer crime penalties for some migrants

A Florida bill would increase criminal penalties for immigrants who are arrested for felonies after illegally re-entering the U.S.

The Birth Of FBI Profiling. A Personal View Of Hong Kong

Ron Franscel – Shadow Man – An Elusive Psycho Killer and the Birth of FBI Profiling On June 25, 1973, a seven-year-old girl went missing from the Montana campground where her family was vacationing. Somebody...

Spike in ‘sextortion’ cases targeting teenage boys in Tampa Bay

The FBI Tampa Office has seen an increase in sextortion targeting teenage boys, and both the FBI and the St Pete PD want victims to speak out

Rebooting American Health Care. Unprecedented Behavior. Captivating Music.

Liran Einav & Amy Finkelstein – We’ve Got You Covered: Rebooting American Health Care Few of us need convincing that the American health insurance system needs reform. But many of the existing proposals focus on...

Delivery drivers in danger: attorney calls for increased safety measures following recent attacks

Last month, a Door Dash delivery driver was raped at gunpoint in Tampa. WMNF spoke with an attorney on protecting drivers.

MidPoint: The Search for Justice at the Dozier School for Boys

Noted University of South Florida forensic anthropologist Erin Kimmerle discusses her investigations of undocumented deaths and missing persons and her new book, "We Carry Their Bones: The Search for Justice at the Dozier School for...
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With Florida’s new abortion law set to go into effect, a local state attorney has vowed not to prosecute abortion

With the Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade and Florida’s 15-week abortion ban set to take effect this week,  Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren has joined dozens of prosecutors nationwide who say they...

Two Important Books

Andrew Marantz – Antisocial: Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation  For several years, Andrew Marantz, a New Yorker staff writer, has been embedded in two worlds. The first is the world of social-media...

St. Pete residents say ‘Enough is Enough’ violence in the city

St. Petersburg residents led by a few city council members gathered Saturday to say “Enough is Enough” violence in the city. The movement comes just days after a 20-year-old Black man was killed on the...

Capone & Ness Vs. Trump & Mueller

They could barely conceal their excitement. The two authors had already spent nearly an hour talking exuberantly about their new book. Now they were both eager to continue and answer a provocative question they admittedly...

The Definitive History Of Scarface & The Untouchable

Max Allan Collins and A. Brad Schwartz, a unique and vibrant writing team combining the narrative skill of a master novelist with the scholarly rigor of a trained historian. Collins is the New York Times bestselling author...

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