Nursing home tragedy claims lives of couple married 61 years

BY DAVID J. NEAL MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI — Cecilia Franco, 90, died at 3:45 a.m. Monday, becoming the 14th Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills resident to...

Taddeo becomes first Hispanic Democrat in Senate

BY JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Two weeks after pulling off a major victory in a special election, Annette Taddeo was sworn...

‘Natural’ or negligence?

Lawmaker questions nursing home deaths BY CHRISTINE SEXTON THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A Republican state senator – and funeral director – is suggesting that...

State House panel supports creating slavery memorial

State House panel supports creating slavery memorial COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – With little discussion, a House panel Wednesday approved a bill that would lead to the...

WHERE’S THE HELP?

More than one week after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, residents are still trying to get the basics of food, water, gas, and money...

How do you prepare for Miami Broward Carnival?

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Here’s a Q&A with Jessy Schuster, who will be one of more than 15,000 revelers participating in next week’s annual...

Governor to propose $50 million for opioid fight

BY JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott and legislative leaders signaled Tuesday that addressing Florida’s deadly opioid epidemic will be...

Florida Keys in a hurry to reopen to tourists

Tourism accounts for more than 50 percent of the jobs in Monroe County and 60 percent of the money spent in the area. BY JIM...

Nursing home’s voicemails deleted by Scott’s office

BY CAITLIN OSTROFF MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI – Voicemails left on Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s cellphone by employees of the Hollywood nursing home where 11 died in...

Energy Water Food Nexus summit moved to October

The 2017 Energy Water Food Nexus International Summit hosted by Florida A&M University and the City of Orlando has been rescheduled to Oct. 19-20...

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