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George Zimmerman banned from Tinder dating app

MIAMI (AP) — The ex-neighborhood watch volunteer who killed an unarmed black teen in Florida in 2012 has been banned from the dating app Tinder. An emailed statement from Tinder cited users’ safety as a reason for removing George Zimmerman’s profile. An article by Tampa, Florida, weekly Creative Loafing says Zimmerman used a fake name […]
Tags: Business, Nation, Technology


Tinder and Bumble Block Trayvon Martin Killer George Zimmerman

Zimmerman has been accused of assault against romantic partners multiple times
Tags: Uncategorized, Crime, Florida, Onetime


Florida Man Arrested for Threatening, Racist Phone Calls to Democrat Legislators

John Kless allegedly appeared to refer to a video the President tweeted out last week
Tags: Uncategorized, Florida, Onetime


Florida man charged over threats to Democrats that mentioned Ilhan Omar

Booker, Tlaib and Swalwell received threatening callsMinnesota representative Omar is target of Trump criticismA Florida man has been arrested for threatening prominent Democrats Cory Booker, Rashida Tlaib and Eric Swalwell. Related: Facebook allowed violent posts by man charged with Ilhan Omar death threat Continue reading...
Tags: Ilhan Omar, US news, Florida, US crime, World news


Columbine focuses on healing as questions loom after manhunt

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado community changed forever by the attack that killed 13 people at Columbine High School moved ahead Thursday with ceremonies marking the anniversary of the tragedy while awaiting more details on what led a Florida teen "infatuated" with the shooting to buy a shotgun and kill herself in the snowy foothills nearby.
Tags: Florida, News, Colorado, Columbine, Colo AP, Littleton, Columbine High School


Mueller Report Raises New Questions About Russia's Hacking Targets In 2016

The special counsel's report said the FBI believes Russian military intelligence was able to gain access to at least one Florida county government's computer network during the 2016 campaign. (Image credit: Gregg Newton/AFP/Getty Images)
Tags: Florida, News, Russia, Fbi, Gregg Newton


Trump ordered Michael Flynn to find Clinton’s emails during campaign, Mueller report finds

Donald Trump ordered the man who would later serve briefly as his national security adviser, Michael Flynn, to find thousands of missing emails from Hillary Clinton’s computer server at the height of the 2016 presidential campaign, the special counsel’s report revealed on Thursday.The episode is among the closest that investigators came to uncovering an instance in which Mr Trump himself appeared to use whatever means necessary to locate the messages.However, it stops short of saying he encourag...


Columbine ceremonies begin

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado community changed forever by the attack that killed 13 people at Columbine High School moved ahead Thursday with ceremonies marking the anniversary of the tragedy while awaiting more details on what led a Florida teen "infatuated" with the shooting to buy a shotgun and kill herself in the snowy foothills nearby.
Tags: Florida, News, Colorado, Columbine, Colo AP, Littleton, Columbine High School


'Live and let live': Florida woman armed with machete uses it to save venomous coral snake

"I grabbed my boots and machete and assessed the situation, and then I used the machete to scoop it into the pitcher," Michelle Redfern said.            [Author: Florida Today]
Tags: Florida, News, Florida Today, Michelle Redfern


Copy of video in the Robert Kraft prostitution sting case is up for sale, attorneys say

Someone is attempting to sell the video that allegedly shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft during a prostitution sting at a Florida day spa, a court motion says.
Tags: Florida, News, Stories, New England Patriots, Robert Kraft


A copy of the video in the Robert Kraft prostitution sting case is up for sale, attorneys say

Someone is attempting to sell the video that allegedly shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft receiving sexual services at a Florida day spa, a court motion says.
Tags: Florida, Cnn, New England Patriots, Robert Kraft


Attorneys accuse police, prosecutors of leaking Kraft video

Attorneys for two of the women charged in a Florida prostitution sting are asking a judge to hold police and prosecutors in contempt of court following reports that someone was shopping around undercover video of New England Patriots owner Robert...            [Author: AP]
Tags: Florida, News, Ap, New England Patriots, Kraft, Robert


Russians Breached Florida County Computers Before 2016 Election, Mueller Report Says

Investigators say at least one county government was penetrated, and malware was planted at a Florida maker of election devices. The state says the elections “were not hacked.”
Tags: Florida, Elections, News, Illinois, Mueller, Florida County, Cyberattacks and Hackers, Robert S III, VR Systems, GRU (Russia


NASA’s 1st female astronaut candidate, Jerrie Cobb, dies

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s first female astronaut candidate, pilot Jerrie Cobb, has died. Cobb died in Florida at age 88 last month 18. News of her death came Thursday from journalist Miles O’Brien, serving as a family spokesman. In 1961, Cobb became the first woman to pass astronaut testing. Altogether, 13 women passed […]
Tags: Florida, Science, News, Ap, Nasa, Nation, CAPE CANAVERAL Fla, Cobb, Miles O Brien, Jerrie Cobb


Magic finally get a playoff game at home; OKC, Indy on ropes

Orlando returned to Florida with home-court advantage. Indiana and Oklahoma City are seeking some home-court magic. A trio of Game 3s in the NBA on Friday night — Toronto at Orlando, Boston at Indiana and Portland at Oklahoma City — have three very different story lines. The Magic got a split of their first two […]
Tags: Florida, News, Sports, Toronto, Indiana, Portland, Nba, Orlando, Oklahoma City, Orlando Boston, OKC Indy


Naked Florida Man Wanted For Burglarizing Little League Concession Stand

Surveillance video also shows the naked burglar taking a package of hot dogs.
Tags: Florida, News


12-foot great white shark found in the Gulf

Here's something you don't see everyday: A 12-and-a-half-foot great white shark named Miss Costa has been spotted in the Gulf of Mexico near the Florida panhandle.
Tags: Florida, News, Stories, Gulf of Mexico, Gulf


Senior slugger: 65-year-old woman hits burglar with bat

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — When a Florida woman heard a noise and saw a man trying to break into her car, she took matters into her own hands. Sixty-five-year-old Clarese Gainey of Gainesville tells WGFL that she picked up her softball bat early Sunday and eased open the door before hitting Antonio Mosley. Gainey says […]
Tags: Florida, News, Nation, Gainesville, Fla AP, Clarese Gainey, WGFL, Antonio Mosley Gainey


How FBI retraced steps of teen 'infatuated' with Columbine

The frantic hunt for a Florida teen described by authorities as "infatuated" with the Columbine massacre started after a series of red flags that included her buying several one-way plane tickets to Denver.
Tags: Florida, News, Fbi, Stories, Columbine


How the FBI retraced the steps of a Florida teen 'infatuated' with the Columbine massacre

The frantic hunt for a Florida teen described by authorities as "infatuated" with the Columbine massacre started after a series of red flags that included her buying several one-way plane tickets to Denver.
Tags: Florida, Cnn, Fbi, Columbine


Naked toddler near IHOP leads to arrest of passed out adults

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Employees of a Florida IHOP were headed to work early Friday when they found a naked toddler wandering the restaurant’s parking lot. They then found the toddler’s mom and the mom’s fiance passed out in a nearby van. Panama City police tell news outlets that the employees were unable to […]
Tags: Florida, News, Ap, Nation, Panama City, Ihop, PANAMA CITY Fla


Colorado schools reopen as FBI examines teen suspect’s past

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — The death of a Florida teenager who authorities say was obsessed with the Columbine school shooting and may have planned to carry out her own attack in Colorado did not end an investigation into the 18-year-old, authorities said as they examine whether the young woman acted alone and Denver-area schools prepared […]
Tags: Florida, News, Colorado, Fbi, Nation, Denver, Columbine, Colo AP, Littleton


Cruz attorneys want to question his mental counselors alone

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for the suspect in last year’s Florida school massacre will ask a judge to let them question his former mental health counselors without prosecutors present. Attorneys for Nikolas Cruz are scheduled Thursday to ask Judge Elizabeth Scherer for permission to question the counselors without notifying prosecutors or allowing their […]
Tags: Florida, News, Ap, Nation, Cruz, Fort Lauderdale Fla, Nikolas Cruz, Elizabeth Scherer


Central Florida cities among fastest growing in US

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — When it came to population growth last year, cities in central Florida grew by stadiums. Metro Orlando grew by 60,000 residents last year, almost as large as the number of people who can fit into the city’s Camping World Stadium, where college football bowl teams face off each winter. The Tampa […]
Tags: Florida, News, US, Nation, Tampa, Orlando, Fla AP, Metro Orlando, Camping World Stadium


Duruji lands at Florida; Glover, Jitoboh join signing class

Louisiana Tech forward Anthony Duruji is transferring to Florida, which also added two players to its 2019-20 signing class            [Author: AP]
Tags: Florida, News, Ap, Louisiana Tech, Anthony Duruji, Glover Jitoboh


Website thought connected to woman 'infatuated' with Columbine massacre draws FBI attention

An FBI official has confirmed investigators are looking into a website believed to be connected to Sol Pais, the Florida high school student who was "infatuated" with the Columbine High massacre and traveled cross-country to Colorado while making threats.
Tags: Florida, Colorado, Cnn, Fbi, Columbine


The Florida teen who was 'infatuated' with Columbine bought weapon near school

An armed teenager whose threats forced the closure of 19 school districts in Colorado killed herself in a federal recreation area outside Denver with a shotgun she purchased at a store near Columbine High School, authorities said Wednesday.
Tags: Florida, Colorado, Cnn, Denver, Columbine, Columbine High School


Florida mother charged after 4-year-old son left in car dies

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida woman is charged with manslaughter after drinking and using drugs while her 14-month-old son was in a hot car. The boy eventually died from heat stroke. Emily Hartman was arrested Wednesday and charged with aggravated manslaughter by neglect, as well as drug possession. Online court records show […]
Tags: Florida, News, Ap, Nation, Melbourne Fla, Emily Hartman


Florida Lawmakers Jump Into National Debate Over Illegal Immigration

Florida is poised to adopt a bill banning so-called sanctuary cities. It would require local officials to cooperate with federal immigration authorities or face still penalties.
Tags: Florida, News


Trump's new Cuba crackdown puts US at odds with Canada and Europe

US will allow lawsuits against firms using property nationalised by the revolution, cap remittances and restrict ‘non-family’ travelThe US national security adviser, John Bolton, addresses the Bay of Pigs Veterans Association in Coral Gables, Florida, on the 58th anniversary of the failed 1961 invasion of Cuba on Wednesday. Photograph: Wilfredo Lee/APDonald Trump has taken another step towards reversing Barack Obama’s historic rapprochement with Cuba with a measure that earned swift criticism fr...
Tags: Europe, Florida, Usa, News, Obama, US, Barack Obama, Eu, European Union, Canada, United States, Miami, Venezuela, Associated Press, Bolton, Cuba



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