Woman brought baby, stash of drugs to Florida prison visit

Woman brought baby, stash of drugs to Florida prison visit

A 44-year-old Florida woman brought her infant grandchild along with a stash of cocaine and heroin to a recent prison visit, officials said. But guards searching visitors at the DeSoto Correctional Institution on Sunday found nearly 100 grams (3.5 ounces) of drugs during the jail’s check-in process, sheriff’s officials said in a Facebook post. DeSoto…

Judge Formally Blocks Florida’s 15-Week Abortion Ban From Taking Effect

Judge Formally Blocks Florida’s 15-Week Abortion Ban From Taking Effect

As the recent Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade continues to be a hot topic of conversation, there has been a major development as it relates to abortion in the state of Florida. In a recent development, a judge has officially blocked the 15-week abortion ban in Florida from going into effect. Huff…

As Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law takes effect, schools roll out LGBTQ restrictions

As Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law takes effect, schools roll out LGBTQ restrictions

As Florida’s Parental Rights in Education law — or what critics have dubbed the “Don’t Say Gay” law — goes into effect Friday, some of the state’s public school districts have begun rolling out new policies to limit LGBTQ issues and identities from being discussed in the classroom.On Tuesday night, the Leon County School Board unanimously…

Judge to temporarily block Florida’s 15-week abortion ban

Judge to temporarily block Florida’s 15-week abortion ban

A judge in Florida on Thursday declared the state’s 15-week abortion ban “unconstitutional” and said he will temporarily block the law, nearly a week after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.Driving the news: The law, which was signed into law in April, is scheduled to take effect on Friday. Leon County Judge John Cooper…

DeSantis to Investigate ‘Sanctuary Cities’ that Abet Human Trafficking

DeSantis to Investigate ‘Sanctuary Cities’ that Abet Human Trafficking

“A. The Petitioner, Honorable Ron DeSantis, Governor of Florida, has alleged that good and sufficient reason exists and that it is in the public interest to impanel a statewide grand jury, with jurisdiction throughout the State of Florida, to investigate crime, return indictments, make presentments, and otherwise perform all functions of a grand jury with…

Local Fort Myers Doctor Helps Heal Many in the Southwest Florida Community

Local Fort Myers Doctor Helps Heal Many in the Southwest Florida Community

    FORT MYERS, FL, June 30, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — Dr. Kaster’s patients love him and return to his office time and time again, year after year. Their goal is to help patients improve their well-being by educating them about healthy habits and procedures. Improving the lives of patients through nutrition and gentle, effective chiropractic care. They…

Florida Cop Charged with EIDL Loan Fraud – See How He Allegedly Used the Money

Florida Cop Charged with EIDL Loan Fraud – See How He Allegedly Used the Money

A police officer from Coral Springs in South Florida has been charged by a federal grand jury with fraudulently applying to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for a Covid-19 relief advance grant and a low-interest loan.Officer Charged with EIDL Loan FraudAccording to the indictment, Jason Scott Carter, 44, of Boca Raton, falsely claimed a…

Walgreens Stock Slides After Q3 Profit Beat, $683 Million Florida Opioid Charge

Walgreens Stock Slides After Q3 Profit Beat, $683 Million Florida Opioid Charge

Updated at 12:28 pm ESTWalgreens  (WBA) – Get Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. Report posted better-than-expected third quarter earnings Wednesday, while booking a $683 million charge linked to an opioid settlement with the state of Florida, amid weakening comparable sales for its U.S. pharmacy division.Walgreens Boots said adjusted earnings for the three months ending in May, the…

Vietnam ‘Napalm Girl’ gets final burn treatment in Florida 50 years later

Vietnam ‘Napalm Girl’ gets final burn treatment in Florida 50 years later

Known around the world as “Napalm Girl,” Kim Phuc was just 9-years-old when she was photographed running away after a napalm bomb struck her village in Vietnam in June 1972. Now 50 years later, Phuc has received her final round of treatment for the pain and scars she suffered that day.The Pulitzer Prize-winning photo capturing…

The most unlikely beneficiary of the Trump Jan. 6 revelations

The most unlikely beneficiary of the Trump Jan. 6 revelations

The Democrat-led Jan. 6 committee seems to have finally drawn political blood from former President Donald Trump. Ex-West Wing aide Cassidy Hutchinson on Tuesday detailed alleged fits of rage by Trump in his persistent but futile attempts to overturn President Joe Biden’s 2020 win. The proceeding’s biggest winner, though, may not be Democrats but a…