Coronavirus Impact: COVID-19 In Florida Prisons Puts Inmates, Families On EdgeThe spread of the virus to inmates and prison workers has fueled panic among detainees and their loved ones. Even before COVID-19 showed up in the state’s prisons, corrections officials canceled face-to-face visitations, cutting off one of the ways families and friends can communicate with inmates.
Hospitals Seek Medicaid Hike As Revenues PlummetFacing employee furloughs and pay cuts because of declining revenues, some major Florida hospitals are asking Gov. Ron DeSantis for help.
Coronavirus Continues To Spread In State Prison SystemFour inmates at a Northwest Florida prison have tested positive for COVID-19, doubling the tally of confirmed cases within the facility’s inmate population in 24 hours, state corrections officials said Monday.
Coronavirus Impact: Jury Trials In Florida Suspended Through MayTrying to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at courthouses across the state, Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady on Monday extended a suspension of jury trials and many other in-person court proceedings through May.
SEE IT: Two Florida Panthers In Vicious Battle, Interrupted By Giant Wild BoarA Florida outdoorsman captured some amazing video recently of two Florida panthers in a vicious battle, only to be interrupted by a 250-pound wild boar.
Coronavirus Update: Two Florida Inmates Test Positive For COVID-19Two inmates at a Northwest Florida prison have tested positive for COVID-19, the Florida Department of Corrections said Sunday.
Over 3,500 Rental Cars Destroyed In Fire Near Southwest Florida International AirportA fire that spread across 15 acres destroyed more than 3,500 rental cars at the rental car overflow area of Southwest Florida International Airport on Friday, the Lee County Port Authority said.
Sheriff's Office: Florida Man Bakes Dog In Oven After Torturing It To DeathThe Lee County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Florida man they said tortured a dog to death before baking it.
Florida Coronavirus Update: Keys Tourism Industry Devastated By PandemicThe coronavirus pandemic is devastating Florida's tourism industry and few places have been hit harder than the Florida Keys.
Cellphone Mapping Tech Shows How Fort Lauderdale Spring Breakers Could Have Spread CoronavirusWant to see the true potential impact of ignoring social distancing?
Only In Florida: Officials Use Alligators To Help People Visualize Proper Coronavirus Social DistancingIf you don't know how to social distance yet, a Florida County is reminding people that six feet is also the length of at least one large alligator.
Florida Man Dies From COVID-19 After Trip Through World's Busiest AirportKevin and Ryan Sheehan will never know whether their father heard them say goodbye on speaker phone. Tom Sheehan, 68, was fighting for his life in Sarasota, Florida, with what he thought was bronchitis, but turned out to be COVID-19. He was hospitalized on March 21, a day after he returned from a cruise on the Costa Luminosa.
Florida Coronavirus Update: Dozens Of FHP Employees Self-Isolating Due To ExposureMore than 40 Florida Highway Patrol employees are self-isolating because of exposure to the novel coronavirus, including three state troopers who tested positive for COVID-19, a spokesman confirmed to The News Service of Florida on Thursday.
Filing For Unemployment Benefits? Here's What You Need To KnowUnemployment benefits are becoming a financial lifeline for millions of Americans after their employers shut their doors to help stem the spread of the coronavirus.
Coronavirus Impact: Carnival Corporation Announces Cancellation Of Some Future SailingsCarnival Corporation announced Wednesday the cancellation of some future sailings due to the coronavirus.