Got questions? Here’s who to contact

BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Florida Power and Light: www.fpl.com/storm or 800-468-8243. Here is a statement issued just prior to the Florida Courier’s press time Wednesday night:...

AFTER THE STORM

Here’s contact information that will help you get back on track after Hurricane Irma. BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Federal public assistance and information The Federal Emergency...

2017-18 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON

B-CU can’t pull off the upset During a week that saw Howard University pull off the biggest upset in college football history by beating the...

Emmett Till’s cousin dies

Simeon Wright witnessed teen’s kidnapping BY LOLLY BOWEAN CHICAGO TRIBUNE / TNS CHICAGO – Simeon Wright, the cousin of Emmett Till who was in bed with the...

Rebel Gen. Robert E. Lee’s descendant resigns as pastor

BY MARK PRICE THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER / TNS CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A descendant of Confederate Army General Robert E. Lee who made headlines for denouncing racism...

IS CLIMATE CHANGE TO BLAME?

Catastrophic storms, once rare, are almost routine. Why? COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS HOUSTON – While climate change did not cause Hurricane Harvey, it could...

School songs composer dies

School songs composer dies SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER FORT LAUDERDALE – Dr. Dwyron Keevin Gillard I, a band director and Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) graduate who...

NASA / CASSINI SPACECRAFT

Blaze of glory Saturn’s rings cast a dramatic shadow in this picture combining six images from the Cassini spacecraft’s wide-angle camera. After 13 years of...

Stetson player succumbs

Resuscitation efforts fail BY ILIANA LIMON ROMERO AND CHRIS HAYS ORLANDO SENTINEL / TNS DELAND – Stetson football player Nick Blakely was remembered as a warm, generous...

‘I HAVE DONE A BAD THING’

A highly decorated, mentally unstable ex-Marine kills two Central Florida police officers. COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS ORLANDO – On Aug.18, after investigators say he shot two...

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