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New bill could limit voting rights of ex-felons who won it back

In November 2018, Florida voters approved a constitutional amendment that restored voting rights to nearly 1.4 million ex-felons. Republican lawmakers, however, say they want...

Serial killer who took 10 women’s lives executed in Florida

A serial killer who terrorized Florida with a murderous spree that claimed 10 women in 1984 was put to death Thursday, his execution witnessed...
Mugshot of Darryl Allyn Ewing, 56. (Credit: JSO)

Florida daycare owner arrested after baby dies in hot van

A Florida daycare owner has been arrested after a 5-month-old was left in a scorching hot van for nearly five hours and died. Jacksonville Sheriff’s...

NOAA predicts a ‘near-normal’ 2019 Atlantic hurricane season

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting that a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season is most likely this year. This outlook forecasts a 40% chance of...
Leatherback turtle nesting on the beach. (Credit: Loggerhead Marinelife Center)

Large leatherback turtle nests on Florida beach

It's World Turtle Day! In a rare occurrence, a leatherback turtle was seen nesting on Singer Island Beach during daylight hours. According to the Loggerhead...
In this updated photo made available by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement shows Bobby Joe Long in custody. Long, is scheduled to be executed Thursday, May 23, 2019, for killing 10 women during eight months in 1984 that terrorized the Tampa Bay area. He was sentenced to 401 years in prison, 28 life sentences and one death sentence. His execution is for the murder of 22-year-old Michelle Simms. (Florida Department of Law Enforcement via AP)

Woman who helped put away serial killer awaits his execution

Lisa Noland was 17 when she said she wrote a suicide note, planning to end her life after years of being raped by her...

Aurora packing company announces recall on 62,000 pounds of raw meat

Aurora Packing Company, Inc. is recalling approximately 62,112 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli, the U.S. Department of...

Honda recalls nearly 150,000 SUVS for sudden airbag deployments

Honda Motor Co said on Wednesday it is recalling 137,000 new sport utility vehicles (SUVs) following reports of three injuries tied to sudden air bag...
Sex trafficking victim opens up about her experience. (Credit: Wikipedia)video

Sex trafficker targets the girl next door into a dark illicit world

In the light of day, hidden in plain sight, is a dark illicit world. Invisible chains bind its victims. Sex trafficking victims are often lured...
Central American migrants, part of a caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, walk on a road in Frontera Hidalgo, Mexico, Friday, April 12, 2019. The group pushed past police guarding the bridge and joined a larger group of about 2,000 migrants who are walking toward Tapachula, the latest caravan to enter Mexico. (AP Photo/Isabel Mateos)

Florida sheriff’s sign up to help with state immigration enforcement

The number of Florida sheriffs who have signed agreements to participate in federal programs designed to catch undocumented immigrants in county jails has tripled. Since...

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