Miami, Fla. The Florida Department of Health announced on Tuesday that there have been six cases of Zika virus in Florida from people traveling outside of the country. DOH officials said that none of the diagnosed cases involved pregnant women. Zika virus is known to cause children to be born with...
Palm Bay, Fla. Police in Palm Bay was responding to a domestic violence call were forced to kill a man who had shot his wife. Palm Bay Police was called to the home off Lockheed Street at around 7:17 p.m. The woman inside the home called police saying that her husband was...
Miami, Fla. A video has been released showing police in Miami shooting and the unarmed black man who was shot by police as lay in the street next to an autistic patient he was in charge of helping. The video released on Wednesday showed an encounter between a North Miami police...
http://www.thefloridanewsjournal.com/Key West, Fla. The U.S. Coast Guard was able to rescue four Central Florida boaters after they were reported missing on Tuesday. David Thompson 48, Joshua Thompson, 15, Evan Thompson, 11, and Adam Kelly, 28, had left the Banana Bay Resort in Key West on Tuesday. The group was planning on...
Melbourne, Fla. A shark bit a woman on Wednesday while swimming off the beach in Melbourne. According to Brevard County Fire Rescue, the 42-year-old New Jersey woman was bitten in waist-deep water about a quarter-mile from a lifeguard tower near 2999 S. Highway A1A. The incident happened at about 3:30 p.m. The...
Fort Myers, Fla. Two people are dead and over a dozen are injured after a shooting occurred at a nightclub early Monday morning in South Florida. The shooting occurred in the parking lot of Club Blu at around 12:30 a.m. The club was hosting a themed “swimsuit glow party” teen night...
Tallahassee – Governor Rick Scot, (R) Florida, will approve the much-awaited SunRail for Central Florida and Orlando Metro Area. While there were hints that he intended to approve it with setting aside over $260 million for this current fiscal year for the possible project, he publicly kept up rhetoric...
Jacksonville, Fla. - 12-year-old Cristian Fernandez will be the youngest person ever tried as an adult in Jacksonville for the death of his brother. Fernandez stands accused of throwing his two-year-old brother into a bookcase then beating him. The toddler died of a fractured skull and internal brain bleeding. The boy's 25-year-old...
Orlando, FL According to a report by the Market Research firm in April 2014, 39.3% of businesses in the U.S. with at least 20 employees have access to faster network connections through fiber-optic hardware compared to 36.1% in 2012. The remaining 60.7% of buildings are listed as the "Fiber Gap"...
Ocala, Fla. An Ocala Police officer is off the job and had been arrested on charges of smoking marijuana while on the job. Jeffery Hall, 26, was arrested on Monday and charged with possession of a Schedule I controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Hall had resigned from...