Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Tampa officers, residents unite for anti-violence march

Hundreds protest spike in crime at city’s Sulphur Springs neighborhood BY SAMUEL JOHNSON SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER The Tampa Police Department is combining forces with residents...

Senator seeks answers about SpaceX explosion

Third disaster in past year involving cargo ship heading to space station BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is...

Former Orlando police chief running for Congress again

FROM WIRE REPORTS Former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings announced Monday she will run again next year for the congressional seat held by Republican Daniel...

Remember or forget?

Scott, Cabinet discuss Dozier’s future COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet began discussions Tuesday on the future of...

Injured nurse challenges workers comp law

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With the Florida Supreme Court agreeing last month to take up the case, an injured nurse has filed a brief...

Florida State Fair to honor former FAMU president

BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF When Dr. Walter Smith learned that he had been chosen as a 2016 Florida State Fair Diversity Community Leaders Wall of...

Americans heading South and West to find jobs

A search for employment and more affordable housing were behind two-thirds of the long-distance moves made between 2014 and 2015, according to a census...

B-CU mourns shooting death of student; suspect turns himself in

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Five months after the tragic death of two female students at the hands of a shooter, the Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) family...

Siplin seeking another Senate seat

Former Democratic lawmaker Gary Siplin is looking to return to Tallahassee in November. Siplin has opened a campaign account to run this year in...

New law eases finding insurance beneficiaries

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday signed a bill that supporters say will help make certain that people receive life-insurance...