Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel's image-rebuilding effort took a major hit Thursday when 85 percent of the deputies who voted in the International Union of Police Associations, Local IUPA 6020, electronic balloting used their votes to say they want Israel gone.
Parkland shooting spokesperson David Hogg is not slowing down his media push. The ever-present Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student has become emboldened by the mainstream press lending its full support to his anti-gun activism.
They're not concocting what brewers in Colorado are, but a handful of craft brewers in South Florida are floating what they believe is an exciting new trend -- pot-tasting beer.
The Citrus County School District has removed social studies teacher Dayanna Volitich from the classroom following reports she has been secretly operating a white supremacist podcast -- and sharing some of those views with students.
Some of the calls for solutions and action in the wake of the Parkland shooting are already in place, but in a theme that citizens have become all too accustomed to seeing, authorities are not employing those standards properly -- including a gun-background law passed years ago that has gone largely unrecognized.
In the wake of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School following the loss of 17 lives, reports emerged about the shooter, a 19-year-old former student of the school. For one, the Associated Press announced the gunman was affiliated with a white supremacist group out of the Tallahassee area, dubbed “Republic of Florida” (ROF).
In the wake of the shooting tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, there was no shortage of outcry and calls for political legislation to prevent these atrocities. As is ever the case in the immediate stampede for legislative action, pragmatic thinking is rarely addressed -- but that doesn't stop the desire to score political wins.
Once a ubiquitous and tanned presence in Florida politics, Charlie Crist still has a job in politics, but it looks sadly as if he's dropped to the bottom rung of political power.
Washington D.C. has been slightly abuzz over the missing FBI texts story. Reportedly, upwards of 50,000 text messages mandated to be stored were supposedly missing. (They have since been “located.”) To discuss the Strzok/Page controversy, Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz sat in with CNN’s Chris Cuomo. After some sober and solid points, the interview took on a surreal tone.
As part of a nationwide investigation into the employment legality of workers, the Trump administration this week instigated a concentrated effort targeting 7-Eleven convenience stores. Five locations in South Florida have been visited, as well as two others in the Vero Beach area, part of a larger nationwide effort.