December 4, 2020

This striking image from space shows all three hurricanes — Irma, Jose, and Katia — currently in the Atlantic

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By Leanna Garfield From Business Insider Irma, one of the strongest Atlantic hurricanes in recorded history, hit several Caribbean islands as a “potentially catastrophic” Category 5 storm on Wednesday. Meanwhile, storms Jose and Katia are also brewing. Both were declared Category 1 hurricanes by the National Hurricane Center on Wednesday afternoon. At 4:30 p.m. ET Wednesday, NOAA captured […]

Florida Gov. takes case from anti-death penalty prosecutor

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From Newsmax Florida’s governor has rebuked Orlando’s top prosecutor and transferred from her authority a case involving the slaying of a police officer after she announced her opposition to the death penalty. Signaling he wants the killing of Orlando Police Lt. Debra Clayton to be prosecuted as a capital case, Republican Gov. Rick Scott transferred […]

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting: Multiple people killed, suspect in custody

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By Catherine E. Shoichet, From CNN UPDATE: The gunman who opened fire at the airport in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, had a gun checked in his baggage and had declared the firearm, law enforcement sources told CNN.The suspect flew to Florida from Alaska, via Canada, the sources said. When he arrived at the Fort Lauderdale Airport, […]

Florida sees record tourism numbers despite massacre, Zika

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From The Miami Herald The Associated Press Tourists continued to pour into Florida throughout the summer and early fall despite fears that visitors would shun the state in the aftermath of a mass shooting and warnings that pregnant women should avoid Miami due to the Zika virus. Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced Monday that 85 […]