On March 7, the Florida legislature passed a gun control bill in a bipartisan 67-50 vote, banning bump-stocks and imposing a 3-day waiting period on long-gun purchases and raising the minimum age for their purchase to 21; the legislation is a mixed bag as it also includes millions to arm and train school employees.
Michael Joseph Oleksik, of Cocoa, Fla., was charged Friday with criminal mischief after reportedly attacking an ATM machine that gave him too much money. USA Today reports that he caused at least $5000 worth of damage to the device. Authorities said Oleksik can be seen on surveillance video standing at the ATM, pummeling the electronicRead More
Miami-Dade’s hurricane shelters experienced “chaos” during Irma, and the Miami-Dade schools chief Alberto Carvalho says that’s because the Red Cross was missing in action.
The Red Cross is contracted to run 42 shelters in Miami-Dade schools, but in many cases, Red Cross personnel were late to show up, and in others, no oneRead More
In a now viral video clip from a police bodycam, Aramis Ayala, Florida’s first African-American elected state attorney, is pulled over by Orlando cops for what appears to be no good reason.
The Tampa Bay Times reports that Ayala is “no stranger to racially charged insults, especially afterRead More