Florida Senate Signs Off On Controversial Protest BillRepublican lawmakers handed Gov. Ron DeSantis one of his top legislative priorities Thursday, with the Florida Senate giving final passage to a contentious law-and-order measure spawned by nationwide protests after last year’s death of George Floyd.
Florida Senate Pushes For Higher Jobless BenefitsAn effort to increase Florida’s much-criticized unemployment benefits, boosting the amounts and lengths of payments, continued to advance Thursday in the state Senate.
‘You Have Immense Responsibility’: Earth Day Is Every Day At Dolphins Plus MMREarth Day is every day at Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder in Key Largo.
Baltimore Teen Leaves Holtz Children's Hospital After Receiving Life Saving TransplantIt's was a moment 19-year-old Macey Brietenback has been waiting for her whole life.
Hammocks Community Association President Accused Of Diverting Over $100K For Personal UseMiami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle announced Thursday the arrest of Hammocks Community Association (HCA) President and former Treasurer Marglli Gallego after a three-year investigation revealed that she diverted over $100,000 for her personal use.
Skunk Ape Headquarters Swamp Rally Brings Attention To Elusive, Mysterious CreatureBigfoot. Sasquatch. Yeti. The names are different all over the world, but in Florida, Sasquatch is known as the Skunk Ape. It is elusive, it is mysterious, and Florida’s Skunk Ape headquarters is holding a celebration in honor of the mystifying creature.
Jackson Health Partners With Colleges To Get Students COVID-19 VaccinationsMiami-Dade is making progress on getting its residents vaccinated for COVID-19 but more needs to be done.
Federal Appeals Court Rules Against Jeffrey Epstein VictimWhile describing the circumstances of the case as a “tale of national disgrace,” a federal appeals court Thursday ruled against one of notorious sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s victims who contended that prosecutors violated her rights.
Rolling Loud Music Fest Returns To Hard Rock Stadium In 2021It's been called the "be-all of hip-hop festivals" by Billboard and "a playground for the young" by the New York Times.
COVID In Florida: 6,762 New Cases, 78 Deaths Reported On ThursdayThe Florida Department of Health reported another 6,762 new coronavirus cases on Thursday.
Study: Benefits Of Vaccination, Despite Recent Blood Clot Concerns, Outweigh Risks Of Getting COVIDNew research from Oxford University shows the benefits of vaccination outweigh the risks of getting COVID-19, despite recent blood clot concerns.
Miami-Dade, Broward To Follow CDC Guidelines Despite Florida Education Boss Asking School Districts To Make Mask Use VoluntaryFlorida Commissioner of Education Richard Corcoran is focusing on masks.
WalletHub Ranks Florida The 12th Best State To Work From HomeAre you still working from home during the pandemic? WalletHub crunched some data to rank the best and worst states for working from home.
Cuteness Overload: Meet The Newest Bloodhound To Join BSOThe Broward Sheriff’s Office is showing off the newest member of the BSO family, bloodhound Anthem D. Ryce.
Florida Jobless Claims Inch UpUnemployment claims in Florida increased slightly last week, with an estimated 16,170 new applications submitted, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.