Victims of Florida’s Champlain Towers South condo collapse reach $997 million settlement

Victims of Florida’s Champlain Towers South condo collapse reach 7 million settlement

In March 2022, an $83 million settlement had been announced, but it only contemplated property damage – Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images After several months of dispute undertaken by the survivors and the families of the victims of the collapse of the condominium Champlain Towers South in Surfside, Florida, billed as the deadliest accidental building collapse … Read more

Pansexual Florida teacher fired for explaining her sexuality to her students

Pansexual Florida teacher fired for explaining her sexuality to her students

Cape Coral art instructor Casey Scott said her students were curious about her sexual orientation – Photo: Casey Scott/Facebook/Courtesy A Florida high school teacher was fired after speaking to her students about her sexual orientation, revealing that she was “pansexual.” The teacher, named Casey Scott, who taught classes until last April at Trafalgar Middle School … Read more

Man charged with murder in triple homicide that sparked Amber Alert in Florida

Man charged with murder in triple homicide that sparked Amber Alert in Florida

Police said the suspect’s son had no injuries after being kidnapped – Photo: Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images A man from Jacksonville, Florida, was charged Saturday with murder after being involved in the triple homicide of his girlfriend and her brothers. He is also accused of kidnapping his son, which triggered the Amber Alert. The subject, identified … Read more

Florida dentist hires two Hispanic hit men to kill his sister’s ex as a “divorce gift”

Florida dentist hires two Hispanic hit men to kill his sister’s ex as a “divorce gift”

Charles Adelson is in custody accused of the death of his brother-in-law – Photo: Broward County Jail/Courtesy A Florida dentist who allegedly hired hit men to kill his sister’s ex-husband, was arrested Thursday without bail. Charles Adelson, 45, would have had Daniel Markel killed eight years ago. The victim was a prominent law professor with whom … Read more

Potential juror in Parkland school massacre case excuses herself by saying she has to deal with her husband and “sugar daddy”

Potential juror in Parkland school massacre case excuses herself by saying she has to deal with her husband and “sugar daddy”

Nikolas Cruz, the gunman from Parkland, Florida, at a hearing last October – Photo: Amy Beth Bennett-Pool/Getty Images A potential juror to determine the sentence against Nikolas Cruz for the massacre in a Parkland school was excused from the trial after she argued before the judge that she did not have time to be a … Read more

Florida: Police disarm two men in Polk during arrest

Florida: Police disarm two men in Polk during arrest

Polk, Florida — Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputies disarmed two suspects who were allegedly wielding a knife during two separate encounters on Monday night and Tuesday morning. “These are two more examples of how dangerous this profession can be. In each of these situations, the responding officers or the suspect could have been seriously injured or … Read more

Tyre Sampson’s family lawyer: “This tragedy could have been avoided”

Tyre Sampson’s family lawyer: “This tragedy could have been avoided”

Orlando, Florida. — Renowned civil rights attorney and legal counsel for the Tyre Sampson family, Ben Crump, arrived in Orlando Tuesday to conduct an independent investigation into the teenager’s death on the Orlando Free Fall ride. Crump is one of two attorneys representing the family of 14-year-old Tyre Sampson. Crump’s private team of investigators will … Read more

Luis Fonsi arrives at the Seven Seas Food Festival at SeaWorld; list of concerts and performers

Luis Fonsi arrives at the Seven Seas Food Festival at SeaWorld; list of concerts and performers

Orlando, Florida — SeaWorld Orlando on Tuesday announced additional concerts to the Seven Seas Food Festival lineup, including Boyz II Men, Luis Fonsi and Chase Bryant. The festival added 5 additional weekends of concerts to the Seven Seas Food Festival music lineup. The Seven Seas Food Festival features more than 200 chef- and mixologist-curated flavors … Read more

Disney Employees Among 108 Arrested in Florida Human Trafficking Raid

Disney Employees Among 108 Arrested in Florida Human Trafficking Raid

Authorities have arrested 108 people, included alleged child sexual predators and people looking for prostitutes during an undercover operation against human trafficking which took place for over six days in Florida. Those arrested included four Disney employees and a retired judge, Polk County authorities said. “Just the arrests of one human trafficker and four child predators … Read more

Florida defies the CDC and will become the first state to recommend against vaccinating healthy children against Covid

Florida defies the CDC and will become the first state to recommend against vaccinating healthy children against Covid

The CDC has said that coronavirus vaccines provide children over the age of 5 with strong protection against hospitalization and death – Photo: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images Florida to become the first state in the nation to formally advise against COVID-19 vaccines for well childrena local official said Monday. Florida Surgeon General, Dr. Joseph Ladapo, announced … Read more

Florida Police Chief Fired for Exclusively Hiring Candidates of Color

Florida Police Chief Fired for Exclusively Hiring Candidates of Color

Larry Scirotto will find a way to get his job back. Photo: Fort Lauderdale Police Dept/Courtesy The municipal authorities announced that Larry Scirotto had been removed from his position less than six months after leading the Fort Lauderdale Police Department. for prioritizing minority candidates during the hiring process. According to CNN, Larry Scirotto was accused … Read more