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Florida News

  • LANE: John E. Evans, a civic force that will be missed 14 Dec 2017 22:28 Spokesman, supervolunteer and area cheerleader, John E. Evans seemed to be everywhere Mark Lane @othermarklane Everybody in Volusia County’s public life over the past three decades knew John E. Evans. He was often the happy-to-help master of ceremonies at …
  • Accused bigamist arrested in Flagler 14 Dec 2017 22:27 Registered sex offender arrested Thursday after Flagler County deputies learned he has 2 wives Matt Bruce @Matt_BruceDBNJ A Bunnell man who’s a registered sex offender was arrested Thursday after Flagler County deputies learned he has two wives. Paul …
  • Wing-side seat: Audubon's annual Christmas Bird Count starts Friday 14 Dec 2017 22:27 Dinah Voyles Pulver @DinahVP   Starting Friday and for the next three weekends, local bird enthusiasts and members of Audubon chapters will hit the roads, parks, beaches and fields for the 118th Christmas Bird Count. They’ll search the skies for bald …
  • Police: 16-year-old missing for days from Daytona 14 Dec 2017 22:27 Patricio G. Balona @PBalonaNJ Daytona Beach police are looking for a missing 16-year-old-girl who left her home on Sunday and has not been seen since. Chloe Echo Torok is known to hang out at Lenox Park, 825 S. Grandview Ave. She went there with friends …
  • Flagler Beach Pier reopens without fanfare 14 Dec 2017 22:27 'Official' opening Friday marks second post-hurricane reopening this year Shaun Ryan @shaunryannj FLAGLER BEACH — The Flagler Beach Pier reopened to the public Thursday, more than three months after it was closed following Hurricane Irma. The  …
  • 'My favorite thing is the fun activities we do' 14 Dec 2017 22:27 By Nikki Ross, [email protected] DAYTONA BEACH — Just 10 years old, Sheyla Calderon has already had seven pets. "I've had two pitbulls, a chihuahua, three gerbals and one poodle," Sheyla said. Sheyla's love of animals has inspired …
  • Court orders revamped plan for military spouses to practice law in Florida 14 Dec 2017 22:12 TALLAHASSEE — The state Supreme Court on Thursday turned down a proposal aimed at helping ease the way for military spouses to practice law in Florida and ordered a revamped plan that includes more restrictions. The Florida Bar in February filed a …
  • State agrees to spend $1 million on Central Florida's coast-to-coast trail 14 Dec 2017 22:03 Gov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet agreed to spend $1.08 million Wednesday for land that will help link to an ambitious bicycle and pedestrian trail planned to stretch across Central Florida, connecting the Atlantic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico. The …
  • Former FAU professor can deny Sandy Hook, but we still think he's an asshole 14 Dec 2017 22:03 Today marks five years since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. That's five years since a 20-year-old madman named Adam Lanza, wearing all-black clothing, yellow earplugs and sunglasses, stormed into Sandy Hook Elementary with a rifle in hand …
  • Family of man shot by officers sues Orlando Police Department for $5.5 million 14 Dec 2017 22:03 The family of Eric Provost, who was killed last year during a police-involved shooting, has filed suit against the two officers involved. According to the lawsuit, which cites excessive force and wrongful death, the family is asking for $5.5 million for …
  • Florida Tech To Unveil New Format For Fall Commencement Ceremonies On December 16 14 Dec 2017 22:03 will handout nearly 1,000 degrees Florida Institute of Technology will confer nearly 1,000 degrees on Dec. 16 as the university unveils a new format for its fall commencement ceremonies. (FIT Image) BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Florida Institute …
  • Just a reminder that Florida residents have until Dec. 31 to sign-up for Obamacare 14 Dec 2017 22:03 Right now, despite Donald Trump's attempts to completely destroy Obamacare (and anything he's ever done), records of people are still signing up for 2018 coverage under the Affordable Healthcare Act and for Florida residents, there's plenty of …
  • Florida State president opens up about facilities, Fisher 14 Dec 2017 22:01 Florida State President John Thrasher believes his football facilities compare favorably to any in the country, and there is still some bad blood between he and Jimbo Fisher. When Fisher jetted out of Tallahassee to take the Texas A&M job, he fired …
  • Democratic poll: The GOP tax bill is unpopular among independents in swing Florida districts 14 Dec 2017 22:00 @alextdaugherty As Republicans negotiate the final touches on a plan to overhaul the nation's tax system, with a few kinks along the way, Democrats say that the GOP tax plan will hurt the majority party at the ballot box if it passes. The Democratic …
  • Sarasotan takes home 800 meter medal at Florida Senior Games 14 Dec 2017 21:49 Running is the worst possible activity. This is a hill on which I'm willing to fight and die. There is no joy in it. It is painful and monotonous and painful (Yes, I said painful twice, but I need to hammer that point home). I know people disagree, …
  • Man Arrested in Florida in Connection with Berwick Homicide 14 Dec 2017 21:33 × Man Arrested in Florida in Connection with Berwick Homicide PORT ORANGE, FL — Police in Florida arrested a man in connection with a homicide in Berwick last month. According to The United States Marshals Service, marshals arrested Michael Crimi, 19, on …
  • Florida man with 2 wives charged with bigamy 14 Dec 2017 20:43 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Deputies in North Florida arrested a sex offender Thursday morning for having two wives who were unaware of each other, authorities said. Paul Wayne Stout, 49, of Bunnell, was booked on a felony bigamy charge into the Flagler County …
  • Believe it or not, Florida drivers ranked 2nd best in U.S. 14 Dec 2017 20:43 MIAMI - Florida has the best drivers. Florida has the worst drivers. All the proclamations are enough to make your head spin, which is fine as long as it's not while you're behind the wheel. But now there's yet another survey that claims …
  • Florida boy makes mess with mom's expensive hair product  14 Dec 2017 20:41 Florida mother walks in on her son using her expensive hair cream on his body Two-year-old Malachi Hutchison plays coy as he says 'what happened mama?' Esther Hutchison said she found the incident both upsetting and comical His father, Jay …
  • Car crashes through Florida restaurant, killing customer 14 Dec 2017 20:32 A woman was killed and two others left seriously injured after a vehicle slammed into a Pollo Tropical restaurant. Zamara Gonzales, 41, was killed Friday afternoon. She was seated at a booth by the window of the restaurant in Davie, Florida, and was …