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City of West Palm Beach: Community Leaders to Address Mental Health Crisis in West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach Mayor Keith A. James is leading a crucial discussion on mental health, bringing together community leaders to address the ongoing mental health crisis. As part of his “Community Conversations” series, Mayor James aims to explore innovative approaches to tackle mental health issues, advocate for transparent funding allocation, and engage multiple stakeholders. Deputy […]

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Sun Sentinel: They were convicted and locked up for years. Now the innocent are getting help — from prosecutors

In June, Palm Beach County State Attorney Dave Aronberg announced the establishment of a conviction review unit, led by veteran prosecutor Alexcia Cox. The unit has received 15 petitions from individuals found guilty of various crimes, including murders, sex crimes, and home invasions. However, it is currently too early to determine if any of these

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CBS 12: City’s racial and ethnic equality task force members revealed

West Palm Beach Mayor Keith James has revealed the members of the city’s new racial and ethnic equality task force. The panel, chaired by Michelle Diffenderfer and Pastor Patrick Franklin, includes Alexcia Cox, Deputy Chief Assistant State Attorney in the Office of the State Attorney. Click here to read the original article.

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Oxygen True Crime: Decades After Florida Woman Is Brutally Murdered, A Job Application Leads To Her Killer

Better had been killed during a robbery of Lu Shay’s Consignment Shop in Delray Beach. She had been bludgeoned and stabbed repeatedly, leaving a trail of blood, according to The Washington Post. Detectives during the trial said that despite interviews with 37 suspects, the case had sadly turned cold for many years, until Barket was

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The Miami Times: Guilty verdict found against cop who killed Corey Jones

Prosecutors charged Raja with manslaughter because they believed his actions created the confrontation and showed “culpable negligence,” meaning a “reckless disregard” or “conscious indifference” for Jones’ life. They charged him with attempted first-degree murder because they believed that while they couldn’t prove beyond a reasonable doubt which of the six shots killed him, the second

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Apple Valley News Now: Former Florida police officer convicted in motorist’s death

“This wasn’t nothing about race, this was about justice. This was about the truth. And the truth caught up with him,” Jones’ father, Clinton Jones Sr., said after the verdict. “The truth will always prevail, regardless of how many bad cops we have the truth will always prevail, and this is what happened today. It

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CNN: Former Florida police officer convicted in shooting death of stranded motorist

“This wasn’t nothing about race, this was about justice. This was about the truth. And the truth caught up with him,” Jones’ father, Clinton Jones Sr., said after the verdict. “The truth will always prevail, regardless of how many bad cops we have the truth will always prevail, and this is what happened today. It

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