Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Floridian to lead national NAACP board

FROM THE TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE NEW YORK CITY – The NAACP board of directors elected Leon W. Russell as the chair of its board...

Zimmerman blames media, Obama, system

BY RENE STUTZMAN ORLANDO SENTINEL / TNS ORLANDO – In his first public comments since the U.S. Department of Justice announced it would not prosecute him...

South Florida expo to focus on fertility

The South Florida Fertility Expo is a one-day event that will offer information on fertility from experts in the field. It will...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

All eyes on Zimmerman Four years ago, Florida Courier reporter Ashley Thomas was following the initial stage of George Zimmerman’s second-degree murder trial in Sanford...

Woman charged with using boyfriend’s head as ashtray

BY RICKY PINELA ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO – A Florida woman was arrested for domestic battery after putting a cigarette...

‘Modest step’ toward sentencing reform

Senate committee supports bill loosening laws Rob Bradley BY ANA CEBALLOS NEWS SERVICE OF...

U.S. stops issuing passports, except in emergencies

BY MARY FORGIONE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS The U.S. State Department won’t be processing for emergency cases because of the coronavirus pandemic, the agency’s website says. “Due to...

FIU president: University ‘followed all proper procedures and protocols’ on bridge project

BY DAVID SMILEY MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI – Florida International University’s president on Monday defended the school’s handling of a project to build a pedestrian bridge that...

State’s first female head football coach hired in Miami

BY ANDRE C. FERNANDEZ, DAVID FURONES and MANNY NAVARRO MIAMI HERALD / TNS Miami Jackson High School made history Monday afternoon. The school announced at a news...

Miami Dolphins cut safety T.J. McDonald

AL DIAZ/MIAMI HERALD/TNS Miami Dolphins strong safety T.J. McDonald (22) reacts after intercepting the ball in the fourth quarter against the...