It’s now mandatory for Florida cities and counties to cooperate with ICE

U.S. 10/10/19, 04:24

In October, U.S. District Judge Beth Bloom released a law that now makes it mandatory for Florida cities and counties to cooperate with ICE. Last June, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed SB168 into law, which requires all Florida cities to cooperate with ICE. The law allows the governor or attorney general ...

Former Florida news anchor Wendy Chioji dies after long battle with cancer

U.S. 10/08/19, 15:06

Wendy Chioji, a former WESH-TV news anchor, died Monday night, Oct. 7, at the age of 57 after a long battle with cancer. Chioji's brother, Alan Chiogioji, make the announcement of her passing via a Facebook post. "My beautiful, strong, defiant, bad-ass sister, Wendy Chioji, lost her fight with cancer tonight," Alan ...

Huge crowd shows up in Sarasota to honor Florida veteran who died alone

U.S. 10/01/19, 16:32

Hundreds of people proudly came together in Sarasota, Florida today, Oct. 1, to say goodbye to an Army veteran, Edward Karl Pearson, who died alone. The flood of attendees backed up traffic, threatening to delay the service itself. Many of them were fellow veterans. Pearson, a Naples resident, had no immediate family ...

FedEx truck driver killed in head-on crash with pickup truck in Florida

U.S. 09/26/19, 16:25

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) said that a FedEx truck driver was killed after a pickup truck crashed into it Thursday morning, Sept. 26, in Seminole County, Florida, Click Orlando reported. According to the FHP, a 20-year-old Deltona man was driving a Chevrolet pickup truck when it veered into the southbound lane ...

Florida police officer fired after arresting 6-year-old children

U.S. 09/25/19, 04:25

The Orlando police officer who arrested two 6-year-old students at school on suspicion of misdemeanor battery charges last week has been fired. Orlando Police Chief Orlando Rolón said Monday that the incident made him “sick to [his] stomach,” especially when he found out the children had been put in the back ...