(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) -- A young girl has died and a boy has been hospitalized after they fell into a hole in the sand at a beach Tuesday at Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Florida."Our hearts are heavy in LBTS today after learning two children were trapped in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The number of measles cases linked to an elementary school outbreak in South Florida has risen to six.The outbreak at Manatee Bay Elementary School in Weston -- 20 miles west of Fort Lauderdale and located in Broward County -- was first... Read More.
(MIAMI) -- An activity permission slip for a reading of a Black author's book at a Miami-Dade public school library stoked anger and confusion among parents and school board members.In a now-viral post on social media, a parent posted a photo of a required... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Congressional House Ethics investigators have obtained text messages allegedly showing that a few months after first joining Congress, Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz asked a young woman, who at the time had received payments for sex from Gaetz's then-close friend Joel Greenberg, to join... Read More.
(CRESTVIEW, Fla.) -- A Florida deputy is seen firing his weapon repeatedly at his patrol vehicle after mistaking the sound of an acorn hitting the roof of the car for a muffled gunshot, according to video released alongside a sheriff's office investigation.Newly released body camera... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A 13-year-old girl from South Carolina was found in Florida on Tuesday after she was allegedly kidnapped by a 35-year-old man from Wisconsin, authorities said.The young teenager was reported missing from her hometown of Simponville, South Carolina, after she was last... Read More.
(NAPLES, Fla.) -- At least two people are dead after a small plane crashed onto a Florida highway Friday afternoon, authorities said.The aircraft crashed onto Interstate 75 near Naples around 3:15 p.m. ET, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. It collided with a vehicle,... Read More.
(NAPLES, Fla.) -- A small plane collided with a vehicle after crashing onto a Florida highway Friday afternoon, authorities said.The aircraft crashed onto Interstate 75 near Naples around 3:15 p.m. ET, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. It collided with a vehicle, according to... Read More.
(FORT MYERS, Fla.) -- A suspect in a hostage incident at a Florida bank was shot and killed by a SWAT sniper, authorities said.Two hostages were unharmed in what Lee County Sheriff Carmine Marceno called a "chaotic scene."The incident unfolded at a Bank of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Florida Board of Governors voted Wednesday to prohibit state funding to be used toward Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives, including "political or social activism" activities on campus in a 15-2 vote.The regulation prohibits state universities from using state or... Read More.