1000 results - (0.005 seconds)

News about Florida:

mail: [NewsMag]

    NORTH POINT, Fla. -- There's new information on what Brian Laundrie was doing in the days before Gabby Petito was reported missing, when he returned home from their cross-country road trip without her.Reality TV-star Duane Chapman, better known as "Dog the Bounty Hunter" has now joined the search for Laundrie.He says he got a tip...
    Florida Man Abdul Malik has become Twitter’s latest hero after a video of him trapping an alligator inside of a trash can went viral. According to Tampa, Florida’s Free Press, Malik first shared the video on his own social media page, commenting, “I got kids to protect.” The video instantly went viral, BroBible editor-in-chief Cass...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Federal authorities said 16 Cubans made landfall Wednesday morning in the Florida Keys. The migrants were on a homemade raft and were taken into federal custody for processing. Authorities were calling this a ‘maritime smuggling event.’ The migrants will likely be returned to Cuba.
    A NEWLYWED was left horrified after she discovered her husband had been filming a bikini-clad woman on their honeymoon. TikToker @thicctok5280, from Denver, revealed that she wasn't the "main character" in her honeymoon video. 3The newlywed thought her husband was filming herCredit: TikTok/@thicctok5280 3But she didn't realise there was a woman in a bikini directly...
    PHOTO VIA FLORIDA RIGHTS RESTORATION COALITION/TWITTERDesmond Meade, a former drug dealer who has received international accolades after leading the drive to pass a 2018 Florida constitutional amendment to restore voting rights for felons, has been awarded a MacArthur Foundation fellowship, the program announced on Tuesday. Meade is one of this year’s 25 fellows selected...
    Gov. Ron DeSantis and Seminole Tribe of Florida Chairman Marcellus Osceola Jr. signed a gambling deal in April.Two prominent South Florida businessmen and the group No Casinos have filed a lawsuit seeking to block a deal that allows sports betting in Florida, arguing the agreement signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis and approved by the Legislature...
    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Continuing to pressure school districts over their handling of COVID-19, the State Board of Education has scheduled a meeting next week to look at whether 11 districts have complied with rules aimed at preventing student mask mandates. The board will meet Oct. 7 and focus on the school districts in Alachua, Brevard,...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – A Florida man has been sentenced to six years and five months in prison for stealing the identities of local, state and federal officials in a case involving more than $50,000 in fraudulent payments, authorities said. Michael T. Watters, 51, of Ocoee, was sentenced Monday in Orlando federal court, according to court...
    (CNN)Reports that Brian Laundrie camped with his family this month before Gabby Petito was reported missing appear to clarify a timeline of his movements after he returned to Florida without his fiancée, who eventually was found dead in Wyoming.The Laundrie family stayed at a Florida campground dozens of miles from their North Port home between...
    Don't do this.Screengrab via norfphilly_geno/Instagram A recent video shows a poor alligator getting swallowed by a trash can. The now viral video was first posted to Instagram on Sept. 28 by Orlando resident and Army veteran Abdul Gene Malik, who added “I got kids to protect lol.... Army strong shit.”  The video presumably shows Malik...
    Twitter A man in Florida can be seen catching an alligator in a trash can in this viral video. A video has gone viral showing a man from Florida capturing an alligator with nothing but a trash can. Abdul Malik first shared the video on social media, according to local media, and now...
    GET ready for the rides of your lives as after 18 long months the Sunshine State is once more open to Brits. While we’ve been gone, Orlando’s mega-theme parks have opened a host of new attractions and there’s plenty more to explore. ©2020 Universal Orlando Resort. All rights reserved. 4 The Bourne Stuntacular is...
    GABBY Petito’s family has not received her body and alleges that her personal belongings are “still in the home of her fiancé Brian Laundrie”. The vlogger’s remains were found at a Wyoming campsite on September 19 – a week after her parents reported her missing. 5Gabby Petito's body has not been returned to her family...
    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) — Minimum wage workers in Florida will get a voter-approved pay boost starting Thursday. After just over 60 percent of voters approved a constitutional amendment in November, the state’s minimum wage will go from $8.65 an hour — about $18,000 a year for a full-time worker — to $10 on Thursday, with the...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Florida lottery players are hoping to win big Wednesday night after no ticket matched all six numbers in Monday night’s Powerball lottery drawing, pushing the jackpot to an estimated $570 million. Monday’s winning numbers were: 44-21-22-39-60 Powerball:19 Multiplier 2X READ MORE: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Job Fair On WednesdayThe Powerball jackpot has rolled 38 times since...
    Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has slammed the United States' recently announced alliance with Australia over its harsh COVID lockdowns, claimed it is no longer a free country, and even likened it to communist China.    DeSantis said the country had gone 'dramatically off the rails' with its draconian response to the pandemic.  'You know, you guys,...
                        Steward Health has now become one of the largest health care providers in South Florida after buying five hospitals in a $1.1 billion deal. The health care entity is the largest physician-owned hospital network in the country. Steward Health is expanding its presence...
                        Gov. Brian P. Kemp (R) announced Monday that first responders and other public safety employees will receive $1,000 bonuses for working during the COVID-19 pandemic, following Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) who similarly rewarded his first responders in May. “As long as I...
                        Merritt Island, Florida, will be home to a $300 million investment by the company Terran Orbital for construction of its “state-of-the-art” commercial spacecraft and constellation facility, according to an announcement made by Governor DeSantis on Monday. A press release by the governor’s office...
                        Former lawmaker and director of the Florida Division of Emergency Management, Jared Moskowitz, spoke to the Tallahassee Capital Tiger Bay club and reflected on his time working with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R). Moskowitz, who is currently in professional “purgatory,” said he feels...
    Brian Laundrie's mother has been accused of purchasing a burner phone to keep in contact with her fugitive son as the hunt for the prime suspect in Gabby Petito's murder continues.  A popular Twitter account created 'to help find Brian Laundrie' tweeted the claim: 'JUST IN: Roberta Laundrie, Brian Laundrie's mother, has a burner phone....
    Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order Tuesday barring state agencies from providing assistance to President Joe Biden’s administration in transporting illegal migrants. Executive Order 21-223 makes it unlawful for Florida’s executive agencies to “provide support or resources to, or in any way assist, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, or any other...
    Washington (CNN)Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday announced a new lawsuit against the Biden administration over its so-called catch and release immigration policy. The Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement are among the defendants named in the complaint. The lawsuit, while unlikely to bring any swift change...
    The body of a woman due to give birth to a baby boy on Oct. 8 was found dead Saturday in a city park in Florida, according to reports. Florida authorities are investigating the death of Felicia Jones, 21, who was found by a stranger walking in Jacksonville’s Riverview Park.  BRIAN LAUNDRIE'S MOTHER CALLED 911 ON ‘DOG...
    When it comes to killing people with coronavirus, Wall Street apparently prefers the deliberate, methodical approach of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to the chaotic, poo-flinging paroxysms of super-duper-spreader Donald John Trump. While both prioritized the economy and stock market over Americans’ lives, DeSantis was at least doing it out of some misbegotten and fiercely ideological devotion to...
    NORTH PORT (CBSMiami) – As federal investigators search for Brian Laundrie, relatives of his deceased fiancée, Gabby Petito, displayed tattoos they got in her honor. “She’s with us, she’s with us,” said Nicole Schmidt, Petito’s mother. READ MORE: CBS4 Nat Moore Trophy Profile: Gulliver Prep Running Back Sedrick Irvin Jr.Authorities have been looking for Laundrie...
    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) took forceful action against the Biden administration on Tuesday, announcing a lawsuit against the administration’s “catch and release” policy and signing an executive order halting state agencies under his jurisdiction from facilitating illegal immigration into the Sunshine State. Speaking on the “Biden border crisis” from Lee County Sheriff’s Office in Fort...
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The hope for Florida’s Keyontae Johnson is to be “happy and healthy” this season. Coach Mike White said Tuesday that Johnson has not been medically cleared to practice even though it’s been nearly 10 months since the standout forward collapsed on the court and was rushed to a nearby hospital. White...
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida athletic director Scott Stricklin took responsibility Tuesday for former women’s basketball coach Cam Newbauer’s toxic environment that included verbal abuse toward players, assistants and staff members. Stricklin met with four media members and provided some details and a rough timeline of what transpired during Newbauer’s tenure, how the University Athletic...
    HOLLYWOOD (CBSMiami) – September 29 is World Heart Day, and one local mom is honoring the life of the child whose heart gave her daughter a second chance. “You know we don’t want to think about this happening everyday, but it does,” Halley Cunnea said. READ MORE: South Florida Businesses Relying On Tourism Hope To...
    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantisRon DeSantisHillicon Valley — Presented by Ericsson — Instagram 'pausing' kid-targeted plan DeSantis orders Florida official to investigate Facebook for 'alleged election interference' America isn't first — it's far behind — and studies point to Republicans MORE (R) on Tuesday sought to bar state agencies from assisting the Biden administration with its...
    PHOTO VIA OFFICE OF THE GOVERNORAn executive order signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis seeks audits to ensure companies’ employees can legally work in America. Two years after immigration hardliners expressed disappointment about an employment verification law, the new order sounds a lot like E-Verify. And DeSantis told Florida Politics while leaving a Lee County press conference that,...
    The state of Florida filed suit against the Biden administration over its catch and release border policy on Tuesday, arguing it is illegal because it harms the Sunshine State by forcing it to 'incur millions of dollars in expenses.'  Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody filed the suit on Tuesday, as part of a joint effort...
    NORTH PORT, Fla. – A flood of flower deliveries addressed to Gabby Petito continue to arrive at Brian Laundrie’s family’s home in North Port, Florida, where she lived for roughly two years before departing on a cross-country road trip with her fiancé in June.  The initiative is meant to keep Gabby's memory alive as Brian Laundrie's parents keep...
    (CNN)The suspect in the killing of Deputy Josh Moyers has been apprehended after a five-day manhunt in northeast Florida, the Nassau County sheriff said Tuesday."We got our man. It's a great day in Nassau County," Sheriff Bill Leeper said at a news conference. "He's in custody and he's going to pay for what he did...
    Photo via DeSantis/TwitterPointing to what they called a “crisis,” Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody launched another legal challenge Tuesday to immigration decisions by the Biden administration, while Gov. Ron DeSantis took a series of steps to address people coming into the state illegally. Moody’s office filed a 23-page lawsuit in federal court in Pensacola, accusing...
    PARKLAND (CBSMiami) â The confessed Parkland school shooter was back in court Tuesday. A hearing was held to discuss Nicolas Cruz’s upcoming trial in the battery case involving a Broward Sheriff’s Office employee. READ MORE: Florida Sees Continued Drop In COVID-19 InpatientsAccording to BSO, Cruz attacked a guard at the jail and it was caught...
    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Florida hospitals reported 6,423 inpatients with COVID-19 on Tuesday, as the toll on hospitals continued to steadily decrease, according to numbers posted online by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The 6,423 patients were in 234 Florida hospitals, down from 6,731 patients in 260 hospitals in a Monday report....
    Fictional homes that wed like to live in Suze Orman’s Top 26 Tips That Will Save You From Financial Disaster Check out odds, insights and more in our betting preview for the Florida Gators vs. Kentucky Wildcats college football matchup on October 2, 2021. © Provided by Sports Illustrated Florida Gators head coach Dan...
    Brian Laundrie’s mom Roberta did check in to a Florida park about 75 miles north of the family’s home earlier this month, records obtained by Fox News show. Laundrie, 23, vanished on Sept. 14 – although his parents didn’t say anything until three days later. His 22-year-old fiancée Gabby Petito was found dead in Wyoming...
    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) — Florida is facing two constitutional challenges from men who live in other states and contend they have been improperly kept on public sex-offender registry lists in Florida. Oregon resident Moji Momeni filed a lawsuit Friday in Leon County circuit court alleging that his constitutional privacy and due-process rights have been violated because...
    Veteran cornerback Richard Sherman is traveling to Tampa Bay for a workout with the Buccaneers on Tuesday that could lead to a deal, according to multiple reports.  Sherman, a three-time All-Pro, is traveling to Florida for a workout with the Bucs after quarterback Tom Brady made a push to recruit the longtime Seattle Seahawks star,...
    President Joe Biden 's administration kept its promise to back Florida school board members whose pay was docked this month for defying Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis's ban on mask mandates, the Department of Education announced. An initial sum of $148,000 was granted on Sept. 23 to Alachua County school board members who voted earlier this...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – A group of South Florida businessmen sued the federal government Monday in hopes of overturning a gambling agreement Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed with the Seminole Tribe. The suit filed against the Department of the Interior in federal court in Washington, D.C. claims the agreement illegally expands gambling in Florida. Among the...
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida filed suit against President Joe Biden’s administration Tuesday claiming his immigration policy is illegal, and Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an order barring state agencies from assisting with the relocation of undocumented immigrants arriving in the state. DeSantis’ order authorized the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Florida Highway...
    The alleged "cop killer" former Marine who fatally shot a Florida deputy during a traffic stop was apprehended by authorities Tuesday, concluding a five-day manhunt that sent schools into lock down.  Law enforcement located 35-year-old Patrick McDowell in a ballpark in Callahan, Florida on Monday in an area near a concession stand and a bathroom,...
    Washington, DC (CNN)As voting rights groups look to register new voters on National Voter Registration Day, some organizers are sounding alarms about how new voting laws in Florida and Kansas are affecting voter registration efforts. In Florida, part of the state's new voting law requires any third-party organization that conducts voter registration work to tell...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – With Floridaâs tourism high season rapidly approaching, tourism officials, hotel, motel, and restaurant owners are hoping for a solid comeback after almost two years of a COVID-impacted economy. Looking ahead, the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association issued numbers indicating business travel would be down 61% compared to 2019, the year before...