Kessler found competent to stand trial

Judge James Daniel has decided Kimberly Kessler is still mentally competent to stand trial for the murder of Joleen Cummings. At a hearing held Thursday morning, Daniel refused to appoint a new attorney for her and set a date for jury selection.

Hilliard woman killed by NCSO deputy

A 48 year-old woman in Hilliard who said she was suicidal, and in possession of a rifle, was killed by a Nassau County Sheriff’s Office deputy Tuesday night after allegedly pointing the weapon at him. The woman’s name was not released by the NCSO.