Thursday, July 9, 2020

Events scheduled in memory of teen killed after leaving fair

BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Feb. 7 will mark two years since 14-year-old honor student Andrew Joseph III was killed as he tried crossing a Tampa...

Flight to Freedom Feb. 13 at Fort Mose

Fort Mose’s Flight to Freedom in St. Augustine recreates the 17th-century experience of the hundreds of slaves who traveled to Fort Mose in search...

UNBELTED WHILE BLACK

According to a new American Civil Liberties Union report, Black motorists in Florida are cited for seatbelt violations nearly twice as often as White...

2015-16 BASKETBALL SEASON

In full swing   The University of Connecticut’s Moriah Jefferson (4) drives past the University of Central Florida’s Kayla Thigpen (11) as many basketball teams around...

Finally at rest

Lawmakers may aid dead boys’ families BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Legislation started moving Tuesday in the House and Senate to help...

Lawmakers considering ‘pastor protection’ law

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA In the wake of last year’s landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, a bill dubbed the “Pastor...

FSU settles lawsuit with Winston accuser

Former student said university violated her Title IX rights by not appropriately investigating rape claim BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Florida State...

Florida theme parks boost security in light of terrorism, mass shootings

BY SANDRA PEDICINI ORLANDO SENTINEL/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE ORLANDO — Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando are hiring additional security employees as theme parks enter what experts...

Edward Waters College becomes part of global art installation

SPECIAL TO THE COURIER JACKSONVILLE – Edward Waters College (EWC) became part of a global discussion on deforestation when it participated in “The Blue Trees”...

Remembering the Challenger disaster

Exploring the lessons learned after seven astronauts were killed 30 years ago BY MARCO SANTANA AND KEVIN SPEAR ORLANDO SENTINEL/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE A little more than a minute...