Sanford, Fla. - As the FBI and the FLDE begin their investigations into the shooting death of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman, local pressure has increased as the facts and history continue to unfold. Sanford Mayor Jeff Triplett is coming under increased pressure to step down from the office he has...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Orlando, FL Emirates Airlines completed the first rotation of the new Orlando-Dubai non-stop service today with a water cannon salute by the Orlando airport’s Fire Rescue department, with the Gulf carrier using an Airbus A380, landing at 11:29 am on runway 18R and operated as flight UAE219. Despite the A380 being...
Sanford, Fla. A Seminole County man was arrested and charged with stealing an ambulance on Tuesday with an EMT still in it. The incident happened at Central Florida Hospital. According to Sanford police, James Weldon Sessions, 43, got into the ambulance and took off at about 4:00 p.m. A firefighter EMT was in...
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...
Miami, Fla. Earlier this week the state attorney's office in Miami appears to have dropped DUI charges against musician Justin Bieber after his arrest January 23 in Miami with his friend Khalil.  Additionally, the driving without a valid license charge has also been dropped. The resisting arrest without violence charge remains,...
St Petersburg, Fla. Three teenager girls were found dead inside a stolen car that was driven into a pond early Thursday. According to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s office, the driver of the vehicle missed a sharp turn near a cemetery in St. Petersburg. The vehicle had been driving without headlights after...