Saturday, March 28, 2020

Celebrating Women All Year Long

By Wendy Zang, McClatchy-Tribune It wasn’t until 1987 that Congress declared March Women’s History Month, in celebration of women’s contributions and achievements. The month was a...

South Dade Alphas, AKAs share HBCU opportunities at Homestead High

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER The Iota Pi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and Pi Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA)...

Man who cyberstalked Parkland parents gets prison time

BY MARIO ARIZA SUN SENTINEL/TNS FORT LAUDERDALE – The 22-year-old California man who sent hundreds of obscene and threatening messages to grieving parents and survivors of...

Coronavirus precautions urged for nursing homes

BY CHRISTINE SEXTON NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – AARP Florida on Monday urged the state to provide “adequate supplies of protective wear” to ensure employees...

Court refuses to block 17 felons from voting in primary

BY DARA KAM NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Siding with plaintiffs, a federal appeals court has refused to put on hold a decision that bans...

Siesta Beach once again named best beach in the U.S.

BY RICHARD TRIBOU ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS The best beach in the U.S. once again can be found in Florida. In fact, the top 10 is filled with...

DeSantis: Risk is ‘low,’ but more coronavirus cases expected

BY CHRISTINE SEXTON NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday reiterated that the risk of the novel coronavirus in Florida “remains low,”...

Arrested 6-year-old was crying, screaming

Video shows girl’s arrest by officers at Orlando school BY GRACE TOOHEY ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO - Kaia Rolle was sitting, listening to a school employee read her...

Florida, other states agree to drug settlement

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida is part of a national settlement with generic drug manufacturer Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, which has tentatively agreed to pay $1.6 billion...

New 911 plan to boost efficiency between agencies

BY LISA J. HURIASH SUN SENTINEL/TNS FORT LAUDERDALE – After the Parkland school massacre in 2018, a new computer system will help Coral Springs police communicate...