Tuesday, February 25, 2020

‘Standing your ground’ may get easier

Proposed change burdens prosecutors BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A move to shift the burden of proof in “stand your ground” self-defense...

FMU awards posthumous degree to Trayvon Martin

FROM HBCUDIGEST.COM MIAMI GARDENS – Five years after his death sparked international dialogue about racism, social justice and community policing, Trayvon Martin will be honored for...

KILLED BY THE HEAT

Hot car, quick death At the Florida Highway Patrol headquarters in Doral, a City of Miami Fire Rescue member removes a test dummy used for...

Democrats warned – again

Blacks unenthused by party BY ALEX ROARTY MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU / TNS WASHINGTON – A new study suggests that Democrats can re-energize African-American voters even if President...

Why states took so long to dispatch aid to Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico was slow to ask for or accept assistance, officials say BY CHRISTOPHER FLAVELLE AND JONATHAN LEVIN BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Within a week of Hurricane...

TIME TO GO

Seven years after a massive quake, Haitians will soon lose protection from deportation. BY JACQUELINE CHARLES AND PATRICIA MAZZEI MIAMI HERALD / TNS MIAMI – After...

‘Side piece’ scandal

Legislature roiled by affairs, harassment BY DARA KAM NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – The opening day of the legislative session is typically a pageant in which...

THE ‘GUNSHINE STATE’ DEBATE

Florida lawmakers struggle with a legislative response to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas murders as Gov. Rick Scott waits and students continue to agitate. FROM...
Trump

ANOTHER TEMPER TANTRUM

Donald Trump walks out of shutdown talks when Democrats reject funds for his border wall. BY JENNIFER HABERKORN...

Teachers with guns

Senate panel favors ‘guardians’ DAVID SANTIAGO/MIAMI HERALD/TNS On March 1, 2018, Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade’s shoe...