Appeals court sides with DeSantis, reinstates mask mandate ban

U.S. 09/11/21, 00:38

The appeals court on Friday, Sept. 6, granted Florida governor Ron DeSantis (R) a temporary legal win on his mask mandate ban, bringing the policies back in place, at least for now. The order issued in late July did not oppose mask-wearing and demanded schools to let parents decide or risk ...

Federal judge blocks Florida anti-riot law enforcement

U.S. 09/10/21, 18:40

A federal judge temporarily paused anti-riot legislation to counter extreme social unrest across Florida on Sept. 9. The U.S. Northern District of Florida, Tallahassee Division Court will not let law enforcement officers arrest radical protesters, even if they create a public disturbance. District Judge Mark Walker ruled the Combatting Violence, Disorder, and ...

Florida’s COVID-19 patients surge to 10,200: Officials defy Gov. DeSantis

News 08/02/21, 06:38

Florida reported a record of more than 10,200 people hospitalized due to infection from the COVID-19 virus, putting more pressure on Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) and the state’s Republicans who are fighting against mandatory mask requirements. The Sunshine State had 10,207 people hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, Aug. 1, breaking ...

Final victim of the Miami building collapse has been identified

U.S. 07/27/21, 15:44

The last victim of the condo building collapse in Florida was finally identified on Monday, July 26, closing the weeks-long search after the tragic mid-night catastrophe that took away 98 lives.  Estelle Hedaya, an outgoing 54-year-old with a passion for travel, was the last to be recognized as the victim of ...

Female skydiver died from ‘malfunctioning’ parachute says police

New York 07/27/21, 01:27

New York State Police (NYSP) is investigating a suspected parachute accident that killed a Florida woman on July 24. Wildwood resident Karen Bernard died while skydiving in upstate New York. The 59-year-old had leapt out of a plane near Westford, about 64 miles west of Albany. Investigators are treating her death as ...

Miami condo cat found alive, reunites with family

Inspired Stories 07/10/21, 17:47

A cat that lived on the ninth floor of Champlain Towers South condo miraculously survived the collapse and finally reunited with its family.  Binx, the black feline that lived with its family in unit 904 of the Champlain Towers South went missing the night of the disastrous event on June 24, ...

No sign of survivors two weeks after the Florida condo collapse

U.S. 07/08/21, 00:53

On Wednesday, July 7, emergency workers broke the heartbreaking news to devastated families that there was no possibility of life under the wreckage of the Florida condo complex. After a series of increasingly depressing reports from emergency authorities telling relatives of the victims to prepare for the worst-case scenario, now the ...

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