Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Hepatitis A cases climb to 239 this year

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida had 34 reported cases of hepatitis A last week, bringing the total number of newly reported cases this year to...

Police: Man accused of attacking girls with machete was homeless

BY DAN SWEENEY SUN SENTINEL/TNS LAUDERHILL – Dennis Anthony Reid, who police say attacked his daughter and stepdaughter with a machete Friday, had attempted to reconcile...

Fried asks FDLE to review officer-involved killing of former FAMU student

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried has joined others asking the state to investigate the shooting death of 22-year-old Jamee Johnson, who was...

Trump, first lady greeted with cheers at Daytona 500

BY LUIS TORRES ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS DAYTONA BEACH – President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump were showered with cheers as they took a lap at...
Fines

Florida courts struggle to collect fines owed by former felons

BY DANIELLE IVANOV FRESH TAKE FLORIDA After serving two stints in Florida prison in the 1990s for felony theft and cocaine possession, Ryan Cherry returned home...
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High school campus

White House creates school safety tool

Trump invites Parkland families to Monday event BY ALEX DAUGHERTY AND FRANCESCA CHAMBERS MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU/TNS WASHINGTON – The White House on Monday announced a new federal clearinghouse...
Four Seasons Resort

U.S. News ranks top hotels in key regions

BY DONALD WOOD TRAVELPULSE/TNS U.S. News & World Report released the 10th edition of its Best Hotels rankings last week after evaluating more than 30,000 luxury...
By the numbers: Registered voters in Florida

By the numbers: Registered voters in Florida

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – With the March 17 presidential primaries fast approaching, Florida is preparing for a major election year. Here is...
Kimberley Daniels

Moment of silence bill backed in Florida House

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida public-school students would have up to two minutes of silence at the start of each school day, under a proposal...
SeaWorld reaches $65 million settlement in ‘Blackfish’ lawsuit

SeaWorld reaches $65 million settlement in ‘Blackfish’ lawsuit

BY GABRIELLE RUSSON ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS SeaWorld has reached a $65 million settlement agreement to end a 2014 class-action civil lawsuit that accuses the company of misleading...