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North Miami Officers Exchange Gunfire With Man Carrying Assault Rifle

North Miami Officers Exchange Gunfire With Man Carrying Assault Rifle

Several Miami police districts are attempting to surmise an incident that involved a shooting and a car chase on Tuesday morning that began in Miami. The incident, ending in North Miami, left two individuals wounded, including a passer-by. At around 10:00 a.m., police had cordoned off sections of 79th Street in downtown, from Northeast Fourth […]

Miami Gardens Cop Shoots Mentally Ill Black Man Armed With Broomstick

Miami Gardens Cop Shoots Mentally Ill Black Man Armed With Broomstick

Dash camera video captured a Miami Gardens, Florida Patrol Officer shooting a mentally ill black man who was brandishing no more than a metal broomstick. The video shows the officer warning 25-year-old Lavell Hall to get down on the ground or be killed moments before unloading five rounds into the man. Authorities say that Hall […]

Florida Spring Break Shooting 7 Injured

Florida Spring Break Shooting 7 Injured

Florida beaches draw many college students this time of year to celebrate Spring Break. However, when 20 somethings are partying, drinking, and dancing on the sunny sandy Florida beaches, they are not aware of their surroundings and trust that they are going to have fun and be safe. This was not the case for Anesia […]

Shooting Chaos on Spring Break

Shooting Chaos on Spring Break

Friday night into Saturday morning proved to be a more eventful Spring Break than party-goers had intended. There were several calls concerning shooting, guns and drugs proving to be a chaotic 24 hours. Multiple 911 calls came into the Bay County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) just before 1:00 a.m. Saturday concerning a shooting on Thomas Dr., […]

Climate Change & Global Warming Banned by Florida Governor Scott

Climate Change & Global Warming Banned by Florida Governor Scott

According to the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting (FCIR), officials from the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the terms “global warming”, “climate change”, and “sea-level rise” were reportedly banned in Florida by Republican Governor Rick Scott. These terms were censored by the governor as far back as 2011, when according to a former employee of the DEP, […]

Dog Shot, Tied to Railroad Tracks, Two More Arrested

Dog Shot, Tied to Railroad Tracks, Two More Arrested

On Thursday, Tampa Police arrested two more individuals in connection with a heinous animal cruelty case that swept the country. As well, a Hillsborough County juvenile court judge handed down a home detention punishment for on of the two convicted suspects in the aforementioned case. Bobby Hollinger and Natwan Callaway, both 17, were arrested on […]

Helicopter Crash in Florida, 11 Servicemen Presumed Dead

Helicopter Crash in Florida, 11 Servicemen Presumed Dead

According to military officials, the 11 military personnel that included seven Marines and four soldiers who were missing after their Black Hawk helicopter crashed on Tuesday night are presumed dead. According to reports, the Army helicopter took off from an airport near Destin, joining others in a training exercise. Contact was lost with the helicopter, […]

Miami Dade Police Department Joins Forces With the Center for Writing and Literature

Miami Dade Police Department Joins Forces With the Center for Writing and Literature

The Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD) is joining forces with The Center for Writing and Literature @ Miami Dade College and The Children’s Trust in the Read to Learn Books for Free program to distribute more books to children in underprivileged communities. Nine MDPD districts will become book donation drop sites for gently used and new children’s books. The colorful […]

Miami International Airport Suspicious Activity

Miami International Airport Suspicious Activity

A Media Relations Section detective is responding to Miami Int’l Airport in reference to suspicious activity involving a female inside a vehicle in the upper level. Location: MIA ETA: 30 minutes This information should be considered preliminary, and as with any developing situation, the details may change. Contributor Gricelda Vicario

Leprosy in Florida

Leprosy in Florida

Three people have been diagnosed with Leprosy in the last five months in Volusia County, Florida. Leprosy is an old disease that has been recorded since 600 B.C. in the ancient civilizations of Egypt, India and China. The first effective treatment was reported in the 1940’s. A drug called, Dapsone was created. However, the bacteria […]

Shacking Up Is Against the Law in Florida

Shacking Up Is Against the Law in Florida

In the eyes of many cohabitation has become so popular it is no longer taboo. Some get so comfortable living together that getting married does not even cross their minds. In Florida however, it is against the law to shack up and violators can be thrown in jail for up to 60 days or fined. […]

Tampa Drive-by Shooting Injures Three

Tampa Drive-by Shooting Injures Three

Tampa police are on the scene of a reported drive-by shooting which left three men injured. The incident took place outside of a convenience store in East Tampa near the intersection of 24th Avenue East and 29th Street North. According to the initial report from police, the three men were standing outside of the store […]

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