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Ex-Florida Secretary of State Laurel Lee announces run for Congress

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 10:40

The former Florida Secretary of State joined a growing Republican field of candidates for Congress.

Former US Rep. Corrine Brown, of Jacksonville, to plead guilty in fraud case

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 10:32

Court documents show former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, whose initial conviction in a charity fraud case was tossed out by an appeals court, will plead guilty before a second trial

Accused dealer of fentanyl-laced cocaine in Spring Break overdoses faces life in prison after federal indictment

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 19:11

A man accused of selling Spring Breakers, including West Point cadets, potentially lethal drugs has been indicted on federal charges, court records show.

DeSantis signs bill to block protests outside private residences

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 18:03

Governor Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that will allow officers to arrest protestors who are strategically organizing outside of a person’s home.

Sentencing the Parkland killer | Day 11

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 15:48

Here are updates from Day 11 in the sentencing trial of confessed Parkland shooter.

Broward schools shakeup would cut academic jobs and boost public relations

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 15:29

A reorganization plan, which Superintendent Vickie Cartwright says would save $2.3 million, also overhauls the duties of administrators.

Man shot and killed after he climbs through window of Lauderhill home, exchanges gunfire with people inside

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 15:05

Police say an intruder climbed through a window of a South Florida home where his estranged girlfriend lived, and then confronted her and a man inside, who shot and killed the intruder. All while four children of the intruder and his ex-girlfriend waited outside.

Jury selection in trial of confessed Parkland school shooter enters second phase

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 14:15

Jury selection in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting case entered the second of three phases Monday, with lawyers looking to weed out those whose views on the death penalty are too inflexible to be part of a fair trial for Nikolas Cruz.

State will likely take over Disney World’s Reedy Creek, DeSantis says

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 13:25

The state will likely assume control of Disney World’s Reedy Creek Improvement District, rather than local governments absorbing it, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday.

Home fraud ‘is out of control.’ Inside the crackdown that just led to two arrests

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 11:51

The homeowners are dead. But their true heirs have been stiffed out of their rightful inheritance in an elaborate effort to steal entire houses in South Florida, investigators say.

‘The thought never crossed my mind to call and tell my wife ‘bye.’’ Passenger who landed plane talks about his death-defying flight

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 10:21

A Florida man with no flying experience who kept his cool while landing a small plane says the “hand of God" was with him after the pilot collapsed at the controls

Could Black voters’ frustration with DeSantis’ politics awaken a ‘sleeping giant?’

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 08:34

“The governor and the Republicans in the state of Florida have awakened a sleeping giant with Black people in the state." Inflamed by what they regard as repeated political assaults by Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Republican-controlled state Legislature, African American and Caribbean American Democrats in South Florida are vowing to channel their frustration into action aimed at the November elections.

How some students are protesting law dubbed ‘don’t say gay’ as graduation nears

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 03:26

A gay Florida student who drew national attention for his activism is part of a trend of teens who experts say are engaging in civilized dissent as more restrictions in Florida kick in. They say they’re practicing American democracy, which they feel is threatened.

Two cyclists killed after being hit on Miami’s Rickenbacker Causeway

Sun, 05/15/2022 - 16:48

Two cyclists were killed Sunday afternoon after being struck on Miami, Florida's Rickenbacker Causeway, partially shutting down the only access to Key Biscayne.

1 injured when food truck explodes at Florida seafood festival

Sun, 05/15/2022 - 06:32

A food truck exploded during a seafood festival in Vero Beach on Saturday, sending one person to the hospital with severe burns, according to police.

National Hurricane Center begins daily grind of tropical outlooks

Sun, 05/15/2022 - 05:04

The NHC began its daily tropical outlooks on Sunday, two weeks ahead of the official start of the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1-Nov. 30.

Masks are unmasking what many people didn’t realize: They have hearing loss

Sun, 05/15/2022 - 04:00

Precautions such as masks and social distancing have magnified hearing problems. If you cover another person's lips with a mask, "the ability to lipread has been taken away."

At least 10 dead, suspect arrested after ‘racially motivated’ mass shooting at Buffalo supermarket

Sat, 05/14/2022 - 16:39

A gunman wearing military-style clothing and body armor opened fire with a rifle at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, killing at least 10 people before being taken into custody Saturday afternoon.

A ‘blood moon’ total lunar eclipse will happen Sunday night. Here’s how to watch in South Florida

Sat, 05/14/2022 - 14:50

A total lunar eclipse will create a blood moon Sunday night. South Floridians need only gaze upward towards the southeast skies.

Fiery plane crash on Miami’s Haulover Inlet Bridge leaves one dead and five injured

Sat, 05/14/2022 - 14:07

The single-engine Cessna 172 with three people on board lost engine power before slamming into the bridge and hitting a vehicle with three people inside, Federal Administration Authority officials told NBC6 Miami.

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