sexual assault

Pike Fraternity

A Florida State University Fraternity is under investigation for sexual assault.  Pi Kappa Alpha hosted a party October 10th where a student says she was raped.

UF Quarterback Suspended, Accused Of Sexual Assault

Oct 6, 2014
University of Florida

The University of Florida in Gainesville has suspended its football quarterback amid a sexual assault investigation.

Freshman quarterback Treon Harris has been suspended from the football team while authorities investigate sexual assault allegations against him. Harris has not been charged with a crime.

According to the University of Florida, Harris is accused of sexually assaulting a female student early Sunday in an on-campus residence hall. The incident occurred following the Gators win against Tennessee in Knoxville.

Capital Report: 09-05-2014

Sep 8, 2014

A win by Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist would not only make state history, it would be big for Democrats, who haven’t had a member of their own party serve in the gubernatorial seat since the late 1990s. So, as Sascha Cordner reports, what would an Attorney General win mean for the party and the Crist ticket?

Florida’s Office of Compassionate Use held its final hearing Friday in Tallahassee to discuss rules for low-THC marijuana.  Nick Evans reports implementing the law passed in the last legislative session has not gotten easier.

Madison County Jail

A Madison County high school teacher is no longer in jail, after he bonded out Friday. It’s his second arrest following another claim of sexual abuse at the school.

Because it’s still an ongoing investigation, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement is still asking anyone with information to come forward involving the case of Geoffrey Hill.

Madison County Jail

A Madison High School teacher is in jail, following his arrest Wednesday for sexual battery. State officials are asking for the public’s help because they believe there may be more victims.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement Spokeswoman Gretl Plessinger says her agency began investigating Geoffrey Hill, the school’s band instructor, after receiving a complaint.

“We actually received a complaint from a person who told us that he was sexually abused by Hill,” said Plessinger.

Ads Warn Of 'Rape Problem' At Florida State University

May 7, 2014

Advertisements warning of a so-called “rape problem” at Florida State University are popping up online when prospective students search for information about the school. The group behind the campaign says the goal is pressuring colleges to adopt White House rape prevention guidelines.

David July

The lawyer for the woman who accused Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston of sexual assault says she’ll ask state attorney general Pam Bondi to investigate the Tallahassee Police Department’s conduct.

Patricia Carroll held a press conference Friday morning to blast the way the TPD and Tallahassee State Attorney Willie Meggs conducted their investigations.

Capital Report: 12-06-2013

Dec 6, 2013

The end of the investigation of Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston this week shut the door on criminal charges, but also opened a discussion of how sexual assault is talked about.  As Stan Jastrzebski reports, experts say the rhetoric surrounding the star quarterback may foretell who’s best suited to take the handoff from the Winston case and run with it.

How The Jameis Winston Case Will Define The Term 'Victim'

Dec 6, 2013
Stan Jastrzebski

The end of the investigation of Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston this week shut the door on criminal charges but opened a discussion of how sexual assault is talked about.