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  • Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson says she's skipping Trump's State of the Union address 16 Jan 2018 09:25 Wilson has announced two weeks ahead of Trump’s first State of the Union address that she will be following in the footsteps of Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calf.) and others by ditching the occasion. The Florida Democrat said “recent racist and incendiary …
  • Hakkasan’s specialty chef chopper shows Deco how they make the cut 16 Jan 2018 09:10 Chefs may be the ones in the kitchen cooking up some of SoFlo’s best dishes. But in one kitchen in the 305, the magic happens before the food even hits the heat. Hakkasan at the Fontainebleau is known for having food a cut above the rest. Thomas Connell: …
  • Swimmer dies after jumping in NE Miami-Dade bay 16 Jan 2018 09:10 January 15, 2018 NORTHEAST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - A swimmer has died after, police said, he jumped into a bay in Northeast Miami-Dade, Monday evening. According to Miami-Dade Police, the male swimmer jumped into the bay off Northeast 88th Street and …
  • Teen hospitalized after ATV collision in Miami 16 Jan 2018 09:10 January 15, 2018 MIAMI (WSVN) - Rescue crews took a teenage girl to the hospital after, officials said, the ATV she was riding on with another girl struck a car in Miami. According to City of Miami Police, the teen was a passenger on the ATV when, …
  • Pregnant woman, Miami-Dade Police officer hurt in 3-car crash 16 Jan 2018 09:10 January 15, 2018 HIALEAH, FLA. (WSVN) - Rescue crews took three drivers, including a pregnant woman and a Miami-Dade Police officer, to the hospital after, officials said, their vehicles were involved in a crash in Hialeah, Monday night. Miami-Dade Police …
  • VIDEO: SUV slams into police car after hitting ice on road 16 Jan 2018 08:43 PARK HILLS, Ky. (WFLA) — Shocking video out of Kentucky shows just how dangerous road conditions are during winter weather. The video posted by Park Hills police shows an oncoming SUV slide on an icy road and then slam into a parked police cruiser. An …
  • Coast Guard investigating what caused Port Richey casino shuttle boat fire 16 Jan 2018 08:43 PORT RICHEY, Fla. (WFLA) – The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating what caused a boat fire Sunday evening on a casino shuttle boat. Michael Kuz was hoping to catch a ride to the Tropical Breeze Casino boat on Monday, but no one was in the office. Fifty …
  • Kentucky man restores 1957 Chevy as gift to grandfather 16 Jan 2018 08:43 (WFLA) – A Kentucky man gave his grandfather a birthday present that brought tears to his eyes. Cam Dedman spent a year and nearly $20,000 to restore his grandfather’s 1957 Chevy Bel Air. Dedman did all the work himself, along with some friends. Fred …
  • California couple arrested for torture, child endangerment after 13 children found in home, some chained to beds 16 Jan 2018 08:43 RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calf. (WFLA/KNBC) – California parents are behind bars after officers made a shocking discovery Sunday morning. Deputies found 12 children inside a home, some chained to their beds. All suffered from malnutrition. The children range …
  • Crews rappel down cliff to rescue trapped dog 16 Jan 2018 08:43
  • Flu strain can kill, former News Channel 8 employee dies 16 Jan 2018 08:43 (WFLA) – The potentially deadly flu bug is making people very sick across the U.S. and here in Florida.  One its latest victims was a member of the News Channel 8 family, who died over the weekend. “Joe was fastidiously healthy. And we lost him.” Former …
  • Metrohm USA welcomes employees to new headquarters in Florida 16 Jan 2018 07:57 January 16, 2018 Today, Metrohm USA welcomes its Tampa employees to their new North American headquarters in Riverview, Florida. Since breaking ground in February 2017, the 90,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility has evolved into a space that …
  • BC Plays Lockdown Defense in Statement Win Over Florida State 16 Jan 2018 07:52 A week ago, Boston College men’s basketball center Nik Popovic played one of his worst games of the season—maybe even his career. The 6-foot-10 big man was bodied up inside by North Carolina’s Luke Maye and continuously outworked on the glass. Logging …
  • Florida lawmakers consider mandatory ‘marriage prep’ guide 16 Jan 2018 07:44 Tallahassee, Fla., Jan 16, 2018 / 12:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A bill presented to the Florida House of Representatives on Jan. 8 would require couples to review a state-published “Healthy Marriage Guide” before tying the knot. “The statistics have …
  • Florida boy dies of rabies after bat scratch, school officials say 16 Jan 2018 07:31 A young boy died of rabies after being scratched by a bat, according to Christian Academy school officials in Eustis, Florida. The school posted about the boy’s death on its website, saying that he attended the school in 2016. The post said Ryker Roque “ …
  • Florida Pro surf contest opens a new era 16 Jan 2018 07:02 Florida Pro surfing contest arrives at Sebastian Inlet, Video by Hillard Grossman, FLORIDA TODAY, Photos by WSL and FLORIDA TODAY, Posted Jan. 14, 2018 Space shuttles were still soaring from nearby Kennedy Space Center the last time Sebastian Inlet hosted …
  • Florida boy, 6, dies from rabies after being scratched by sick bat 16 Jan 2018 07:00 Ryker Roque, 6, died at a hospital in Orlando Sunday after contracting rabies from a sick bat.  (Facebook) A 6-year-old boy in Florida who reportedly touched a sick bat after his father told him not to has died after contracting rabies. Ryker Roque died …
  • 1 dead, more than a dozen injured in fiery casino shuttle boat in Florida 16 Jan 2018 06:37 A casino shuttle boat caught fire Sunday afternoon in Port Richey, Florida, killing a woman and forcing dozens to evacuate -- with some jumping into the frigid canal on the area's coldest day of the year, authorities said. There were 36 passengers and …
  • Rash of dead birds discovered in Destin 16 Jan 2018 06:00 JENNIE McKEON @JennieMnwfdn DESTIN — More than a dozen dead sea birds were discovered on local beaches last Friday. Their cause of death is waiting to be determined by a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission veterinarian. A mix of common loons …
  • Florida Lottery results for Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 16 Jan 2018 05:56 LOTTO Wednesday’s jackpot: $3.5 million Jan. 13: 1-8-22-24-27-50 Xtra multiplier: 3 6 of 6: No winner of $3 million 5 of 6: 14 winners of $6,211.50 each 4 of 6: 1,206 winners of $64.50 each 3 of 6: 24,599 winners of $5 each Jan. 10: 5-19-20-24-27-51 Xtra …