Saturday, July 22, 2017

Florida

Cop car lights

BY CURT ANDERSON MIAMI (AP) — It may be reprehensible and morally outrageous, but legal experts say a group of Florida teens had no obligation to rescue a drowning disabled ...
In this June 16, 2017 file photo, Dalia Dippolito listens to attorneys and Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley discuss jury instructions in her third attempted murder trial in West Palm Beach, Fla.

BY TERRY SPENCER WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida escort convicted of trying to hire a hit man to murder her newlywed husband could get up to ...
This Saturday, April 15, 2017, file photo shows President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump Organization is asking the federal government to grant dozens of special visas to foreign nationals to work at two of the President Donald Trump’s private ...
This photo provided by Austin Adair taken Saturday, July 15, 2017, shows a 15-pound bag of frozen pork that fell from the sky onto the home of Travis Adair in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The home is near three airports, so Adair thinks it fell from a plane.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Meat falling from the sky is weird, even by Florida standards. But that’s what happened at 4 a.m. Saturday when a 15-pound (6.8-kilogram) bag of ...
Florida Supreme Court

BY | Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE………. A Tallahassee judge gave Florida officials more time to present their defense of a two-year old law requiring ...
cop lights

BY JENNIFER KAY and CURT ANDERSON MIAMI (AP) — A 10-year-old boy from a drug-ridden Miami neighborhood apparently died of a fentanyl overdose last month, becoming one of Florida’s littlest ...
In this Friday, July 14, 2017 aerial file photo, debris is strewn about after a sinkhole damaged two homes in Land O' Lakes, Fla.

LAND O’LAKES, Fla. (AP) — Even though a Florida sinkhole hasn’t grown in several days, officials said that the debris-strewn site is still considered dangerous and that residents of five ...
a gavel in a courtroom

BY | Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE……… The Florida Supreme Court put a temporary block on a 2015 law requiring women to wait 24 hours ...
In a July 13, 2017 photo provided by NASA, the payload fairing for NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite, TDRS-M, is inspected prior to encapsulating the spacecraft, inside the Astrotech facility in Titusville, Fla.

BY MARCIA DUNN CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s newest, slickest communications satellite has been damaged, just three weeks before its planned August launch. NASA said Monday that one of ...
In this photo provided by the Florida Highway Patrol, a van is shown with a piece of scrap metal on its roof in Orange County, Florida, on Saturday, July 15, 2017.

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has survived a harrowing drive after a large piece of scrap metal fell from a tractor-trailer and crushed his van. The Florida Highway ...
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