A ‘pink wave’ of flamingoes settles into the Sunshine State

A ‘pink wave’ of flamingoes settles into the Sunshine State

‘I actually suspect that 100 flamingos is the floor of this new population.’ Posted on Jun 4, 2024 9:20 AM EDT An American flamingo in Miami on May 15, 2017. The pink birds could be seeing a resurgence in Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images When Hurricane Idalia swept through Florida’s Big Bend region in August 2023,…

Sean Kingston booked into Florida jail, where he and mother are charged with $1M in fraud

Sean Kingston booked into Florida jail, where he and mother are charged with $1M in fraud

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Rapper and singer Sean Kingston is back in South Florida, where he and his mother are charged with committing more than a million dollars’ worth of fraud.Kingston, 34, was booked into the Broward County jail on Sunday, according to jail records. He was arrested May 23 at Fort Irwin, an Army training base in California’s…

RB Deandre Desinor Commits to West Virginia

RB Deandre Desinor Commits to West Virginia

Monday morning, class of 2025 running back Deandre Desinor (5’9″, 175 lbs) of Delray Beach, FL announced on Instagram that he has committed to West Virginia.Desinor chose West Virginia over offers from Florida State, Georgia Tech, Louisville, Miami (FL), North Carolina, Ole Miss, Oregon, Penn State, Texas, and several others. He becomes the first recruit…

Florida’s smalltooth sawfish mass die-off mystery deepens as lab results provide no clues

Florida’s smalltooth sawfish mass die-off mystery deepens as lab results provide no clues

A smalltooth sawfish that swam into shallow water during the ongoing mass die off in Florida. (Image credit: FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute) Experts in Florida are still struggling to understand why critically endangered smalltooth sawfish are swimming in circles and beaching themselves, despite testing hundreds of water samples and analyzing fish tissue. “The cause,…

Home prices are slipping in Florida, Arizona and Texas

Home prices are slipping in Florida, Arizona and Texas

Mortgage rates decided to bounce back into the 7s this week. We can see an impact in that immediately as home sales are slowing down. These are the homes that go into contract immediately after listing. We also see new pending sales slowing and price reductions ticking up.The most notable thing in the data this…

Artemis Generation Shines During NASA’s 2024 Lunabotics Challenge 

Artemis Generation Shines During NASA’s 2024 Lunabotics Challenge 

Members of the Artemis Generation kicked up some simulated lunar dust as part of NASA’s 2024 Lunabotics Challenge, held at The Astronauts Memorial Foundation’s Center for Space Education at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida. When the dust settled, two teams emerged from Artemis Arena as the grand prize winners of this year’s competition. …