Luis Pena Reportedly Released by UFC Following Arrest on Domestic Violence Charges

Luis Pena Reportedly Released by UFC Following Arrest on Domestic Violence Charges

Chris Unger/Zuffa LLCThe UFC announced lightweight fighter Luis Pena has been released from the promotion after being arrested on domestic violence charges in Florida.TMZ Sports reported Tuesday that Pena faces “multiple misdemeanor charges” after his live-in girlfriend called police over the weekend and said he punched her during an argument.The UFC provided a statement to…

Florida fines county $3.5M for violating vaccine mandate ban

Florida fines county $3.5M for violating vaccine mandate ban

The Florida Department of Health issued its first fine to a county that allegedly violated the state’s ban on vaccine mandates, the department announced this week. Leon County, which includes the capital of Tallahassee, balked at the $3.5 million fine, claiming its vaccination requirement and subsequent firing of 14 employees were legal and accused Gov. Ron…

NASA Awards Agency/Multi-Location Fire Services Contract

NASA Awards Agency/Multi-Location Fire Services Contract

NASA has awarded a contract to Chenega Global Protection LLC of Chantilly, Virginia, an 8(a) small business, to perform fire services at the agency’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley, Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island…

NASA Awards Regional/Multi-Location Protective Services Contract

NASA Awards Regional/Multi-Location Protective Services Contract

NASA has awarded a contract to Chenega Global Protection LLC of Chantilly, Virginia, an 8(a) small business, to provide protective services at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, White Sands Testing Facility and White Sands Complex in Las Cruces, New Mexico, Kennedy Space Center in Florida…

Luis Pena released from UFC following his arrest for domestic violence

Luis Pena released from UFC following his arrest for domestic violence

Luis Pena is no longer a member of the UFC’s roster. Pena was arrested for the second time this year as on Saturday he was arrested and jailed in Deerfield Beach, Florida on misdemeanor charges of domestic violence and battery. He has been booked at the Broward County Jail in Fort Lauderdale. Back in June, he…

DeSantis Speaks Publicly For First Time About Wife’s Breast Cancer Battle Ahead

DeSantis Speaks Publicly For First Time About Wife’s Breast Cancer Battle Ahead

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–A week after releasing a short, prepared statement about his wife’s breast cancer diagnosis, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) spoke publicly about the matter for the first time Tuesday. “I have faith,” DeSantis said told reporters during a news conference in St. Pete Beach. “I got faith in the big guy upstairs, and I’ve…

Florida man charged after toddler fatally shot mom during Zoom call

Florida man charged after toddler fatally shot mom during Zoom call

A Florida man was arrested Tuesday in the shooting death of a woman who was on a Zoom call when her 2-year-old fired a gun, officials said.The man, Veondre Avery, 22, the child’s father, faces charges of manslaughter and failure to securely store a firearm in the killing of Shamaya Lynn, 21, on Aug. 11,…

Florida fines county $3.5 million for requiring proof of vaccination

Florida fines county $3.5 million for requiring proof of vaccination

The Florida Health Department fined a county government over $3.5 million Tuesday for violating the state’s ban on vaccination passports — the first time the state has punished a locality for defying the ban.The Health Department said in a statement that officials in Leon County, where Tallahassee, the state capital, is located, violated state law…