- At their plea hearing, the government’s factual basis stated that between 2011 and 2012, Parson and Simmons prepared and filed fraudulent returns seeking more than $818,000 in tax refunds.
- More than 11,000 people wrote, called or emailed the Governor. By a more than two to one margin they wanted changes in Stand Your Ground. But as the final gavel fell on the legislative session, the repeal never got a hearing.
- Andrew Stanley, Updyke's attorney, said his client is going to live in Louisiana with his wife, Elva. 'He wants to go back to Louisiana and never wants to be heard from ever again,' Stanley said.
- Circuit Judge Debra Nelson is listening Friday to testimony from voice experts about whether witnesses with expertise in speech identification should be allowed to testify when Zimmerman's trial starts next week.