Florida Woman Faces Felony Charges For Helping Her Son Fight Another Child

Florida Woman Faces Felony Charges For Helping Her Son Fight Another Child

A Florida mother is facing felony child abuse charges on accusations that she helped two juveniles, including her son, fight another child.Ashley Ruffin, 31, of Palm Coast, was arrested by law enforcement after she allegedly held a child down while he was beaten. She faces a misdemeanor battery charge in addition to the felony count,…

U.S. Education Department opens civil rights inquiry into Florida school masks policy

U.S. Education Department opens civil rights inquiry into Florida school masks policy

The U.S. Education Department announced Friday that it is opening an investigation to the Florida Department of Education for potentially violating the rights of students with disabilities by preventing school districts from requiring masks.The department’s Office for Civil Rights is leading the probe, a spokesperson said in a statement.The spokesperson said Florida “may be preventing…

Florida court reinstates Gov. DeSantis’ mask mandate ban in schools

Florida court reinstates Gov. DeSantis’ mask mandate ban in schools

The First District Court of Appeal on Friday granted Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) approval to uphold an order banning mask mandates in schools, per court documents filed Friday.Why it matters: The move reverses a decision from earlier this week that paused the state’s ability to enforce a ban on strict mask mandates in schools.…

Appeals Court Rules Florida’s Ban on School Mask Mandates Can Remain in Place

Appeals Court Rules Florida’s Ban on School Mask Mandates Can Remain in Place

An appeals court ruled Friday that Florida may continue its ban on school mask mandates as a legal challenge continues to make its way through the courts.  This decision reverses that of a lower court judge, who put the ban on hold and allowed the state’s largest school districts to require face coverings, the New…

Gannon Stauch Was Shot in Jaw and Stabbed 18 Times, Detective Reveals

Gannon Stauch Was Shot in Jaw and Stabbed 18 Times, Detective Reveals

A Colorado Springs boy who disappeared in January 2020 and whose remains were found two months later in a suitcase 1,400 miles away, was shot in the jaw and stabbed at least 18 times before he died, a detective testified Thursday.Eleven-year-old Gannon Stauch’s stepmother was the last person to see him alive, telling cops that…

Keiser University vice chancellor earns 40 Under 40 Young Professionals award

Keiser University vice chancellor earns 40 Under 40 Young Professionals award

The South Florida Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has named Keiser University Vice Chancellor Robert Keiser, Ph.D., among the 2021 recipients of the 40 Under 40 Outstanding Young Professionals of South Florida award. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.— The South Florida Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has named Keiser University Vice Chancellor Robert Keiser, Ph.D.,…

Video: Tito Ortiz misses weight

Video: Tito Ortiz misses weight

Tito Ortiz and Anderson Silva are scheduled to box tomorrow night at Triller Fight Club underneath the main event of Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort. However, ‘The Huntington Beach Bad Boy’ almost threw a wrench in the works when he came in heavy at the official weigh-ins today. Silva and Ortiz are supposed to face…