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    MIAMI (AP) — Hospital admissions of coronavirus patients continue to soar in Florida with at least two areas in the state surpassing the previous peaks of last summer’s surge, prompting calls by local officials for the governor to declare an emergency. A large hospital system in Jacksonville said its hospitals were at maximum capacity, its...
    (CNN)Greenland is experiencing its most significant melting event of the year as temperatures in the Arctic surge. The amount of ice that melted on Tuesday alone would be enough to cover the entire state of Florida in two inches of water.It's the third instance of extreme melting on the continent in the past decade, during...
    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) — Federal stimulus money to help the state’s seaports will mostly go to the largest facilities, including PortMiami and Port Everglades, which each have cruise operations that are just starting to get back on the water during the coronavirus pandemic. The Florida Department of Transportation on Thursday announced how it will divvy up...
    Anyone who wants to visit California's Disneyland or Walt Disney World Resort in Florida must wear a face mask indoors again, as cases of the COVID-19 Delta variant continue to climb in both states.  The entertainment giant updated its health guidelines late Wednesday to include mandatory face masks for all guests, ages 2 and up,...
    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) is railing against the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) mask guidance as the Delta variant of COVID-19 spreads rapidly across the country. On Wednesday, July 28, DeSantis delivered a 15-minute speech to the American Legislative Exchange Council in Salt Lake City, Utah. Speaking to a crowd of...
    In Florida, 357,194 renter households are currently behind on rent, 48,969 less than in June, but still a staggering number.PHOTO VIA ADOBE With the Center For Disease Control’s (CDC) eviction moratorium set to expire on July 31, 144,000 Floridians are at risk of eviction, according to a new report from online real estate site Zillow....
    Typhlonectes natanPHOTO COURTESY OF AUSTIN PRECHTEL They aren’t technically snakes or penises, but scientists have now confirmed that Florida is currently home to the invasive “penis snakes.” According to a report for the Florida Museum of Natural History, recent DNA testing confirms that legless amphibians captured in Miami’s Tamiami Canal two years ago are, in...
    More On: delta variant NYC sees few hospitalized amid Delta COVID variant Hospital morgues fill as death count climbs in Missouri Google mandates COVID vaccines, delays return to office Pfizer sold $7.8B in COVID vaccines in 2Q, predicts more Delta-driven demand It’s the maskiest place on earth. In response to the nationwide resurgence...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) –  Get ready to shop till you drop starting this weekend as the Florida launches its annual Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday, before students head back to school. This year’s tax holiday runs for 10 days. It begins Saturday, July 31 and runs through Monday, August 9. READ MORE: South Florida COVID-19 Test Sites...
    Georgia teen Walker Bethune (pictured) died Wednesday afternoon, 11 days after he was struck by lightning on a Florida beach A Georgia teen died Wednesday afternoon, 11 days after he was struck by lightning on a Florida Beach. The teen was one of five people struck by lightning on beaches in southwest Florida over a...
    Florida police arrested and charged a woman after she allegedly locked her young daughter with severe autism in a cage indoors in Palm Bay, CBS Miami reported. Melissa Doss, 42, was arrested this weekend after a neighbor rung the police to report that a young girl had climbed over a fence and was in her...
    A Florida school board voted Wednesday to require all students and faculty to wear masks inside schools for the fall semester, a policy at odds with Gov. Ron DeSantis's stance against making face covers compulsory. Broward County Public Schools decided to require masks during the fall semester following updated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
    Surprising no one who has been paying attention to his governorship, Ron DeSantis wasn't in Florida yesterday. The state's top executive, who seems concerned with just about everything but the state's dire coronavirus outbreak, was in St. Lake City to speak at a conservative policy conference. While speaking at the American Legislative Exchange Council, DeSantis mocked...
    FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – The long lines for coronavirus tests are back. As we’re seeing the fourth COVID wave move in, people are anxious to get tested again. READ MORE: Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried Will Release Daily COVID Numbers “I’ve been here for 45 minutes, it’s just a huge circle, I’ve noticed, you...
    PHOTO VIA ADOBE STOCK IMAGESCiting a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases because of the delta variant of the coronavirus, Leon and Orange counties on Wednesday moved to require their employees to get vaccinated against the disease. “This is very simple and very serious. As an employer, we are required to provide a safe work...
    Originally Published by: Severe storms moving into the Northeast More New York shark sightings close beaches again California restaurant says it will serve only unvaccinated customers US Army personnel this week are mourning the loss of a Special Forces soldier who reportedly drowned Tuesday during combat diving training...
    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried plans to have her department release daily reports on COVID-19 cases, deaths, and hospitalizations because the Florida Department of Health — under her political foe, Gov. Ron DeSantis — has switched to providing such information once a week. Fried, the only Democrat holding a statewide office and a...
    PHOTO VIA ADOBEFlorida reported 16,038 new COVID-19 cases to the federal government on Tuesday, the highest number of new cases since Jan. 15, federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data show. The Tuesday total was the seventh consecutive day in which Florida reported more than 12,000 new cases and came as the CDC issued...
    FLORIDA KEYS (CBSMiami) – The annual National Night Out event will be held on August 3rd in the Keys. The goal of National Night Out is to bring the community together to discuss how to make their neighborhoods cleaner, safer, and more secure. READ MORE: 1 Dead, 1 Hospitalized In Homestead Double Shooting The Monroe...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – For a fourth straight year, Cleveland Clinic Florida’s Weston hospital has once again earned the top spot as the number one hospital in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area. According to the U.S. News & World report, the top five hospitals are all in South Florida. The list is as follows: Cleveland Clinic...
    A group of doctors in Florida is outraged by Gov. Ron DeSantis' handling of the COVID-19 pandemic as the fovernor continues to rail against public health officials' recommendations to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus. According to WLRN, the group, which consists of more than 400 Florida physicians, is pushing back against the Republican...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Three people died on the first day of the state’s lobster mini-season. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office said just after 7 a.m. a man getting ready to dive for lobsters began to struggle and then lost consciousness in the water at Sawyer Key. READ MORE: Miami Weather: Morning Sun, Late Afternoon Storms...
    Today is Thursday, July 29 and these are the main news of the day: 1.- Given the increase in COVID-19 cases, Broward public schools will require the mandatory use of masks from the first day of school. At the moment, Miami-Dade public schools announced the mandatory use of masks only on buses. Superintendent Alberto...
    A Florida county school board voted on Wednesday to require students, staff and visitors to wear masks inside its schools, directly conflicting with Gov. Ron DeSantisRon DeSantisIsrael forms task force to pressure Ben & Jerry's to reverse boycott: report Florida Democratic official suspends concealed carry permits for 22 people tied to Capitol riot Trump Jr....
    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) — Florida reported 16,038 new COVID-19 cases to the federal government on Tuesday, the highest number of new cases since Jan. 15, federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data show. The Tuesday total was the seventh consecutive day in which Florida reported more than 12,000 new cases and came as the CDC...
    All of the emotions of a “really tough year” came out when Caeleb Dressel spoke to his wife and supporters after he took gold in 100 meter freestyle in the 2021 Olympics. As Dressel was breaking an Olympic record, his wife Meghan was cheering him on wildly from Florida. After Dressel’s triumph, NBC put him...
    (CNN)Democrats in South Florida, beleaguered by a tough 2020 election in the state, have been privately and publicly urging their party leaders to embrace the protests against Cuba's communist regime that are roiling the island nation. Their reasoning is as much personal -- these Democrats believe supporting the protests is the right thing to do...
    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – With a hearing scheduled next week, attorneys for Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration are asking a federal judge to reject arguments by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings that a state ban on so-called “vaccine passports” is unconstitutional. The state’s attorneys on Tuesday filed a 28-page document contending that U.S. District Judge Kathleen Williams should turn...
    (CNN)Agnes Velasquez remembers the last words her teen daughter said before Covid-19 severely attacked her respiratory system. "She told me that she loved me," said Velasquez, who rushed her daughter to the hospital. Velasquez spoke with CNN on a video call from the ICU room where her 15-year-old daughter, Paulina, has been battling Covid-19 for...
    U.S. Army personnel this week are mourning the loss of a Special Forces soldier who reportedly drowned Tuesday during combat diving training in Key West, Florida.  The deceased soldier, who was not immediately identified, was a staff sergeant who served in the 10th Special Forces Group, according to Army Times. "The Staff Sergeant was a...
    CAELEB Dressel is married to fellow swimmer Meghan Haila. Here is a brief on the couple as he competes for a medal in seven different events at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. 1Caeleb Dressel, left, and his wife, Meghan Dressel, look at a phone in the stands before the TYR Pro Swim Series swim meet in...
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    Unfortunately this mini lobster season that began at midnight this Wednesday and ends tomorrow, has already claimed two fatalities, in addition to a person who was also injured in his leg and is now being treated at Jackson Memorial Hospital. The information was released by the city of Pompano Beach at 9:36 this morning...
                        The State University System of Florida (SUSF) released a letter encouraging students to get vaccinated prior to arriving on campus in August for the 2021 fall semester. Although the letter does not require students to get vaccinated, the low vaccination rate in Florida...
                        Florida congressman Byron Donalds joined CNN Tuesday evening to debate host Chris Cuomo on his decision not to take the COVID-19 vaccine. “Do you feel responsible for spreading a message where [you say] ‘I’m not gonna take [the vaccine] because I don’t care...
                        Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) has continued his fight with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) after CDC Director Rochelle Walensky put forward new mask requirement recommendations for K-12 school systems for the upcoming school year regardless of vaccination status. The...
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    The Pumas of the UNAM of the MX League, they will face a tough rival such as Everton of the Premier League, in a friendly duel to prepare the English club in the Florida Cup, to be carried out in the Camping World Stadium from Orlando. The team commanded by the Argentine strategist Andrés...
    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis mocked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new guideline on mask-wearing as he vowed not to implement new lockdowns. The Republican, who is widely considered a top potential contender in the 2024 presidential race, spoke at a conservative policy conference in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, delivering a shot...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – As air travel starts to pick up once again, airlines are seeing more reports of unruly passengers. The incidents are often related to the federal transportation mask mandate. READ MORE: Florida Fires Back In Challenge To Passport Ban It’s gotten to a point where flight attendants are fine-tuning their self-defense skills to...
    Florida detective Mike Blair, of the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, responded to a horrific crime scene in March 2018 – a man had killed his girlfriend and special needs daughter and critically injured his son. Ronnie Oneal was later convicted on two counts of first-degree murder and attempted murder in connection with the brutal attack,...
    The U.S. Coast Guard announced the return of 27 Cuban refugees to the communist country on Tuesday, caught attempting to navigate to Florida on two separate vessels. The slightly over two dozen people are believed to be the first large group of balseros, or rafters, caught attempting to enter the United States in this manner since...
    Screengrab via Nikki Fried/TwitterAgriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried is directing the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) to publish federal COVID-19 data to fill the “COVID information-sharing void that currently exists here in our state.” “Information and transparency are essential when it comes to getting information out to our communities and making sure that we are...
    Federal agents have reportedly raided several locations in South Florida as part of a sweeping investigation into the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse – and targeted two businessmen suspected of funding and training the killers. FBI and Homeland Security agents executed search warrants Tuesday at five addresses in Doral, Westchester and Weston in Miami-Dade...