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ENTERTAINMENT

Eddie Van Halen death: Musicians pay tribute to the guitar legend

On Tuesday, the music world lost one of the greatest guitarists in Eddie Van Halen as he lost his battle with throat cancer. He was 65. Musicians came out in force to pay tribute to Van Halen on Twitter, including former band members: David Lee Roth tweeted: What a Long

HUMAN INTEREST

Tampa: Gasparilla events postponed until April

Out of an abundance of caution and after consulting with healthcare providers, Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla (YMKG) and EventFest have announced that they will postpone Tampa’s signature Gasparilla Parades to a later date this spring. The decision resulted from an ongoing dialogue between event organizers, city leaders, and healthcare

CRIME

Ocala man, Tommy Lee Holt, gets 5 years for using Molotov cocktail

In Ocala, Florida, 27-year-old Tommy Lee Holt was sentenced to four years and seven months in federal prison for possession of an unregistered destructive device today. According to the plea agreement, on November 5, 2019, Holt manufactured eight “Molotov cocktails” using glass bottles filled with gasoline. All qualified as destructive

Lake Wales: Lobato brothers arrested for Danne Frazier murder

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of 18-year-old Angel Lobato and his brother, 19-year-old Jo “JoJo” Lobato, both of Lake Wales for the killing of 21-year-old Danne Frazier. Danne Frazier was reported missing to the Lakeland Police Department around 12:00 p.m. (noon) on November 4, 2020. Frazier’s mother

Palm Harbor man, Gordon Aber, arrested for possession of child pornography

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of 72-year-old Gordon Aber of Palm Harbor for Possession of Child Pornography on Tuesday. Detectives began their investigation after receiving a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Through various investigative techniques, detectives were able to identify the suspect.

SPORTS

NBA approves social justice messages for players’ jerseys

NBA players’ last names can be replaced with a social justice message, word or phrase from an approved list during the games when play resumes. According to ESPN, the NBA and National Basketball Player’s Association, the league’s player union, agreed to 29 words and phrases that can be displayed on a

National News

Oregon: Gov Kate Brown encourages residents to ‘narc’ on their neighbors

After a recent announcement of a statewide Two-Week Freeze on Oregon, Governor Kate Brown issued Executive Order 20-65, outlining risk reduction measures. “I know Oregonians have made tremendous sacrifices throughout this pandemic and that these new, temporary restrictions may seem daunting,” said Governor Brown. “But, we are at a breaking

Politics

California lawmakers ignore lockdown, state travel advisory, go to Hawaii for conference

Legislators from California seemingly ignored the strict travel advisory during the COVID-19 pandemic as coronavirus cases surge nationwide and travelled to Maui for the Independent Voter Project’s annual policy conference. More than half a dozen California lawmakers are among the 50 people attending a policy conference at the Fairmont Kea Lani

World News

Toronto ramps up lockdown measures, Having friends at your house is prohibited

The City of Toronto, Canada reported 420 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, putting Canada’s largest city, a population of 6,197,000 at 36,821 total cases since the pandemic started. The recent increase in cases has prompted the Province of Ontario Friday to announce further measures in Toronto and Peel Region to

OPINION/ANALYSIS/REVIEWS

  • Situational awareness and your personal security with author, Gary Quesenberry

    In a world filled with crime and violence, you are your own last line of defense. There are victims and their are survivors and my guest today teaches you how to be a survivor in his new book. Joining me today to discuss situational awareness and your personal security is

  • Florida: Journalist gets a peek at COVID-19 death certificates

    Are the COVID-19 deaths undercounted, as many believe, or are they overcounted, as others think? My guest today had the opportunity to look at a sample of death certificates in Florida and she is here to discuss what she found. Joining me today is the Editor of The Alachua Chronicle

  • Interview with Spike Cohen, Libertarian Party VP candidate

    Back in early July, I had the opportunity to talk with the Libertarian Party Presidential candidate, Dr Jo Jorgensen (you can check out that podcast here). On today’s show, Dr Jorgensen’s running mate, Spike Cohen, joined me to discuss a variety of issues. Cohen talked about how the Jorgensen/Cohen ticket

  • Who are the Tampa protesters and what to they want?

    This is Black Lives Matter the slogan and Black Lives Matter the organization. “Black Lives Matter” as a message is NOT something anyone disagrees with. Injustice is evil and, while there are flaws in the justice system, by and large, millions of police interactions are just, non-violent and protect the

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