Politics Sep 11Judges rules Florida felons can’t vote until they pay fines, fees
Florida voter passed overwhelmingly in 2018 for felons who have completed their sentences to have voting rights restored. But the legal dispute arose after lawmakers the next year moved to define what it means to complete a sentence.
Nation Aug 20Florida Keys to release modified mosquitoes to fight illness
Sometime next year, genetically modified mosquitoes will be released in the Florida Keys in an effort to combat persistent insect-borne diseases such as Dengue fever and the Zika virus.
Science Aug 01Hurricane Isaias lashes Bahamas while Florida battens down
Hurricane Isaias snapped trees and knocked out power as it blew through the Bahamas on Saturday and headed toward the Florida coast, where officials said they were closing beaches, parks and coronavirus testing sites.
World May 24Memorial Day weekend draws crowds and triggers warnings
Europeans and Americans soaked up the sun where they could Sunday, taking advantage of the first holiday weekend since coronavirus restrictions were eased, while European governments grappled with how and when to let in foreign travelers in hopes of salvaging…
Nation Jan 09Human trafficking increase expected during Super Bowl
To combat an expected rise in sex trafficking during the Super Bowl, law enforcement officials said Thursday that they need hotel workers, ride-hailing service drivers and security personnel to be especially alert.
Nation Aug 20Epstein signed a will 2 days before jailhouse suicide
Court papers filed last week in the U.S. Virgin Islands list no details of beneficiaries but valued the estate at more than $577 million, including more than $56 million in cash.
Nation Jul 19Florida sheriff investigates Epstein’s time spent outside of jail
The inquiry will focus on whether deputies assigned to monitor Epstein violated any rules or regulations while he was out on work release.
Nation Jun 05Legal experts raise questions about deputy’s arrest over Parkland tragedy
Scot Peterson faces 11 charges, including negligence and child neglect for not entering the building during the rampage last year at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 people dead.
Nation Jun 04Florida deputy charged after staying outside during Parkland school shooting
56-year-old Scot Peterson faces child neglect, culpable negligence and perjury charges.
Politics Feb 25Ex-campaign worker for Trump sues over unwanted kiss claim
Alva Johnson, a former Trump campaign worker, contends in a new federal lawsuit that President Donald Trump planted an unwanted kiss on her face at an August, 2016 event in Tampa, Florida.