Florida News

  • Boy with 10-pound tumor on face dies after surgery in S. Florida 21 Jan 2018 20:11 A 14-year-old boy who recently underwent surgery to remove a 10-pound tumor from his face has died, according to news reports. Emanuel Zayas developed the benign tumor while suffering from polyostotic fibrous dysplasia, a genetic disorder in which fibrous …
  • Multiple vessels, a building, destroyed in Key Largo boat yard fire 21 Jan 2018 19:47 A fire at a Key Largo boat yard destroyed several dry-docked vessels and a building housing offices and a retail store Saturday night. Firefighters from three departments fought the blaze, which ultimately took more than 250,000 gallons of water to put …
  • Former Florida kicker Eddy Pineiro receives award from Gainesville Police for breaking up assualt 21 Jan 2018 19:41 Eddy Pineiro may no longer be with the Gators, but he is still a great representation of the school and program. The former Florida kicker tweeted out that he had received a Police Service Award from the Gainesville Police Department for breaking up an …
  • Florida’s ‘miracle village’ a refuge for sex offenders 21 Jan 2018 19:27
  • Jaguars Send Boys & Girls Clubs of NE Florida Flag Football Team to NFL Pro Bowl 21 Jan 2018 18:58
  • South Florida among “overvalued” housing markets to make first cut for Amazon’s HQ2 21 Jan 2018 18:57 That’s an open question, but the ecommerce giant seems not to be turned off by frothy housing markets. More than half of the 20 finalists -- including South Florida -- have home prices that are “overvalued,” according to CoreLogic. Just two of the …
  • Man found dead in Mandarin roadway 21 Jan 2018 18:35 MANDARIN, Fla - A man was found dead Sunday morning on Ricky Drive in the city's Mandarin neighborhood, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said.  Traffic homicide investigators said they believe the man was hit and killed by a car at 3:58 a.m.  …
  • Thousands gather Downtown to support women's empowerment 21 Jan 2018 18:35 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Thousands of people were at the Jacksonville Landing Sunday, gathering together for a national movement for women's empowerment.  Countless people across the globe took to the streets this weekend for the women's march. " …
  • Florida recruiting: Updates, analysis from the Gators’ official visitors 21 Jan 2018 18:28 GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida coach Dan Mullen and his staff had five official visitors on campus this weekend. The Gators landed a commitment Saturday night from 4-star wide receiver Justin Watkins, who was the highest-rated recruit in town. SEC Country …
  • Troopers: 3 people killed in separate crashes Sunday 21 Jan 2018 18:07 Patricio G. Balona @PBalonaNJ Three people were killed in separate crashes in less than a three-hour span early Sunday in Volusia and Flagler counties, Florida Highway Patrol investigators said. All three crashes remain under investigation, troopers said. …
  • Inmate awaiting trial for sexual battery commits suicide 21 Jan 2018 18:07 Patricio G. Balona @PBalonaNJ A DeLand man, who court records show was awaiting trial for sexual battery, died at the hospital early Sunday after he tried killing himself in his jail cell, a Volusia sheriff's spokesman said. Robert Lee Jones, 32, was …
  • Central Florida women march for equality and rights 21 Jan 2018 17:59 ORLANDO, Fla. - Hundreds of people met at Lake Eola Park in downtown Orlando Sunday morning to voice their anger, frustrations and concerns with the state of the country during the second annual Women's March. "People are passionate, these women …
  • Sheriff: Florida man slain by deputies carried assault rifle 21 Jan 2018 17:57 A Florida man with an assault rifle was fatally shot by officers after he attacked his wife and daughter, authorizes said. Shannon Jason Cables was killed by deputies responding to a domestic violence call at his Lake Wales home on Saturday, the Polk …
  • Around Town: Canton families help out at Florida kids' agency 21 Jan 2018 17:06 Denise Sautters CantonRep.com staff writer Fran Fisher Reaven and her husband, Dr. Robert "Bob" Reaven of Canton, who recently retired from the Mercy Medical Center radiology department, were among a local group of volunteers who went to the …
  • Trinidad & Tobago elects first every female head of state 21 Jan 2018 16:28 The Electoral College in Trinidad and Tobago on Friday elected retired Justice Paula Mae Weeke as sthe first woman as the sixth Head of State of Trinidad and Tobago. Both Prime Minister Dr, Keith Rowley and Opposition Leader Kamla Persad Bissessar saying …
  • Jamaica’s Finance Minister says no new taxes 21 Jan 2018 16:28 The Jamaica government says it will introduce no new taxes when it presents the national budget to Parliament next month. Finance and Public Service Minister, Audley Shaw, said revenue inflows have been doing “fairly well” this year, and that the out-turn …
  • NEW: Florida man dead after diving in underwater caves  21 Jan 2018 16:26 A 50-year-old Florida man is dead after cave diving in Weeki Wachee Springs State Park this weekend. Davin Brannon, 53, of Dover, was diving in Eagle’s Next cave around noon Saturday when Hernando County Sheriff officials were called about a diver in …
  • 'Swampers' release new instrumental recording 21 Jan 2018 16:08 One of Alabama's most famous musical groups is out with a new recording. The fabled Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section known as the Swampers has released a new, all-instrumental collection of its work. The CD was produced by Malaco Records of Jackson, …
  • Great white shark 'Hilton' being tracked in Atlantic Ocean 21 Jan 2018 16:08 A shark named Mary Lee whose movements were followed by many Georgians has gone silent, but a male great white shark is now being tracked off the coast. The Savannah Morning News reports that the male shark named Hilton is revealing its migrations and a …
  • Doctor pleads guilty to fraud, selling opioid prescriptions 21 Jan 2018 16:07 Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey doctor sold oxycodone prescriptions and defrauded Medicare out of $30,000. Jose Leyson faces up to 30 years in prison when he's sentenced April 26. The 71-year-old Long Valley resident recently pleaded guilty to …

Today’s Latest Polls

Sunday, January 21
Race/Topic   (Click to Sort) Poll Results Spread
President Trump Job Approval ABC News/Wash Post Approve 38, Disapprove 58 Disapprove +20
Friday, January 19
Race/Topic   (Click to Sort) Poll Results Spread
President Trump Job Approval CNN Approve 43, Disapprove 53 Disapprove +10
President Trump Job Approval NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl Approve 39, Disapprove 57 Disapprove +18
President Trump Job Approval Rasmussen Reports Approve 45, Disapprove 54 Disapprove +9
Congressional Job Approval CNN Approve 16, Disapprove 78 Disapprove +62
2018 Generic Congressional Vote NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl Democrats 49, Republicans 43 Democrats +6
2018 Generic Congressional Vote Pew Research Democrats 53, Republicans 39 Democrats +14
Direction of Country Harvard-Harris Right Direction 35, Wrong Track 55 Wrong Track +20

Thursday, January 18
Race/Topic   (Click to Sort) Poll Results Spread
President Trump Job Approval Harvard-Harris Approve 42, Disapprove 58 Disapprove +16
President Trump Job Approval CBS News Approve 37, Disapprove 58 Disapprove +21
President Trump Job Approval NPR/PBS/Marist Approve 40, Disapprove 51 Disapprove +11
President Trump Job Approval Pew Research Approve 39, Disapprove 55 Disapprove +16
Congressional Job Approval CBS News Approve 18, Disapprove 75 Disapprove +57
Congressional Job Approval Quinnipiac Approve 16, Disapprove 78 Disapprove +62
2018 Generic Congressional Vote Quinnipiac Democrats 50, Republicans 39 Democrats +11
2018 Generic Congressional Vote NPR/PBS/Marist Democrats 46, Republicans 40 Democrats +6
Direction of Country NPR/PBS/Marist Right Direction 37, Wrong Track 55 Wrong Track +18
Direction of Country CBS News Right Direction 34, Wrong Track 60 Wrong Track +26
Wednesday, January 17
Race/Topic   (Click to Sort) Poll Results Spread
President Trump Job Approval Quinnipiac Approve 38, Disapprove 57 Disapprove +19
President Trump Job Approval Reuters/Ipsos Approve 39, Disapprove 56 Disapprove +17
President Trump Job Approval Economist/YouGov Approve 42, Disapprove 54 Disapprove +12
Congressional Job Approval Economist/YouGov Approve 11, Disapprove 69 Disapprove +58
Congressional Job Approval Reuters/Ipsos Approve 23, Disapprove 63 Disapprove +40
2018 Generic Congressional Vote Reuters/Ipsos Democrats 37, Republicans 32 Democrats +5
2018 Generic Congressional Vote Economist/YouGov Democrats 42, Republicans 36 Democrats +6
Direction of Country Economist/YouGov Right Direction 39, Wrong Track 53 Wrong Track +14
Direction of Country Reuters/Ipsos Right Direction 30, Wrong Track 57 Wrong Track +27

Monday, January 15
Race/Topic   (Click to Sort) Poll Results Spread
President Trump Job Approval Gallup Approve 38, Disapprove 57 Disapprove +19
Direction of Country Rasmussen Reports Right Direction 40, Wrong Track 54 Wrong Track +14
Friday, January 12
Race/Topic   (Click to Sort) Poll Results Spread
President Trump Job Approval Emerson Approve 39, Disapprove 52 Disapprove +13
2018 Generic Congressional Vote Emerson Democrats 45, Republicans 40 Democrats +5

Thursday, January 11
Race/Topic   (Click to Sort) Poll Results Spread
President Trump Job Approval IBD/TIPP Approve 35, Disapprove 58 Disapprove +23
2018 Generic Congressional Vote Quinnipiac Democrats 52, Republicans 35 Democrats +17
Wednesday, January 10
Race/Topic   (Click to Sort) Poll Results Spread
Arizona Senate – Republican Primary ABC 15/OH Predictive Insights McSally 31, Arpaio 29, Ward 25 McSally +2
President Trump Job Approval Quinnipiac Approve 36, Disapprove 59 Disapprove +23
President Trump Job Approval Reuters/Ipsos Approve 41, Disapprove 55 Disapprove +14
President Trump Job Approval Economist/YouGov Approve 42, Disapprove 54 Disapprove +12
Congressional Job Approval Economist/YouGov Approve 14, Disapprove 67 Disapprove +53
Congressional Job Approval Reuters/Ipsos Approve 23, Disapprove 66 Disapprove +43
2018 Generic Congressional Vote Reuters/Ipsos Democrats 40, Republicans 31 Democrats +9
2018 Generic Congressional Vote Economist/YouGov Democrats 44, Republicans 37 Democrats +7
Direction of Country Economist/YouGov Right Direction 38, Wrong Track 52 Wrong Track +14
Direction of Country Reuters/Ipsos Right Direction 34, Wrong Track 53 Wrong Track +19

Monday, January 8
Race/Topic   (Click to Sort) Poll Results Spread
Pennsylvania 18th District Special Election – Saccone vs. Lamb Gravis Saccone 46, Lamb 34 Saccone +12
President Trump Job Approval Gallup Approve 37, Disapprove 58 Disapprove +21
Direction of Country Rasmussen Reports Right Direction 38, Wrong Track 56 Wrong Track +18
Wednesday, January 3
Race/Topic   (Click to Sort) Poll Results Spread
President Trump Job Approval Reuters/Ipsos Approve 41, Disapprove 54 Disapprove +13
President Trump Job Approval Economist/YouGov Approve 43, Disapprove 54 Disapprove +11
Congressional Job Approval Economist/YouGov Approve 15, Disapprove 64 Disapprove +49
Congressional Job Approval Reuters/Ipsos Approve 25, Disapprove 63 Disapprove +38
2018 Generic Congressional Vote Reuters/Ipsos Democrats 38, Republicans 31 Democrats +7
2018 Generic Congressional Vote Economist/YouGov Democrats 42, Republicans 36 Democrats +6
Direction of Country Economist/YouGov Right Direction 37, Wrong Track 53 Wrong Track +16
Direction of Country Reuters/Ipsos Right Direction 33, Wrong Track 54 Wrong Track +21
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