Fallen officers remembered at Capitol

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Hundreds of law-enforcement officers from across Florida gathered Monday at the state Capitol to remember seven of their colleagues who...

Nurseries file complaints over medical-marijuana licenses

BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Nurseries have filed more than a dozen challenges to the medical-marijuana licenses granted by Florida health...

Bill would add police to hate crimes law

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Hate-crime protections would be extended to law-enforcement officers and other First responders under a measure reintroduced Monday by Sen. Rene...

Scott goes to Washington, D.C.

Continues fight against Obamacare BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A congressional committee will hold a hearing on Gov. Rick Scott’s showdown with the federal...

Judge rejects contract award for I-75 job

An administrative law judge Monday rejected a contracting decision by the Florida Department of Transportation for tens of millions of dollars on work on...

‘We can’t handle it’

Foster kids in legal trouble left adrift BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE–Thousands of youths in Florida’s child-welfare system have gotten in trouble with...

MUSIC & MASQUERADERS

Thousands of Caribbean culture lovers converged on South Florida the weekend of Oct. 8 for concerts, pageants, parades, and competitions – and coincidentally, to...

FLORIDA COURIER / OUT AND ABOUT

30,000 girls invade Orlando With an estimated 2,400 teams registered, approximately 80,000 spectators, 9,000 coaches, and 500 college coaches, the annual AAU Girls’ Junior National...

Some Jewish GOP voters backing Trump

BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – After attending a fundraiser for Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago this week, Robin Bernstein was more pumped...

2016 PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM

‘Inspiring millions around the world’ President Obama presents Michael Jordan with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, during a White House...

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