In the wake of the Rayshard Brooks shooting at the Wendy’s restaurant on University Avenue on Friday night, police are now seeking the arsonist behind the destruction of this Wendy’s. Police released a body cam clip from the Brooks incident, dividing America further. The Atlanta Police Department and Atlanta FireContinue Reading

Polk County schools are planning now for a fall reopening. Over 30,000 parents responded to a Polk County survey to integrate with the district’s task force. “We see a strong sense for students to return to some sense of normalcy,” said Michelle Townley, interim assistant superintendent of curriculum. “This hasContinue Reading

An article from The New York Times highlighted the woke culture, sparking outrage on Twitter at the Nickelodeon cartoon series Paw Patrol, because the popular children’s show centers around Chase, a German shepherd police dog, who portrays police officers in a positive manner. “It was only a matter of time before theContinue Reading

Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King unloaded an uncomfortable reality as George Floyd protests and rallies call for people to vote: Democrats control all the major cities where black people are experiencing the most police brutality and systemic racism. King tweeted Friday that telling black Americans to change things, police brutalityContinue Reading

A UCF professor is being denounced by the university and investigate for tweeting a racially charged statement, which included that “black privilege is real” and “shielded from legitimate criticism is a privilege. But as a group, they’re missing out on much needed feedback.” Charles Negy, an associate professor in theContinue Reading

Rep, Kathy Castor (D) of Florida’s 14th Congressional District voted no last month on HR 4712 – The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. The bill required practitioners who are present when an abortion procedure results in a “child born alive” ( a fetus that has been removed from the uterus at any stageContinue Reading

A judge extended Florida’s voter registration deadline because of Hurricane Matthew, calling it “irrational” for the state to reject the idea. U.S. District Judge Mark Walker on Monday extended the deadline from Tuesday to 5 p.m. Wednesday and then during a hearing Wednesday, Walker extended the voter registration deadline in theContinue Reading

Investigators in Tennessee Monday found a 4-year-old girl who disappeared from her central Florida home on Saturday, and said the former family friend accused of kidnapping her is now in custody. Rebecca Lewis and her kidnapper, “West Wild Hogs,” were located in a vehicle near a Memphis hospital. A nurse recognized theContinue Reading

The U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals for Cancer rankings were released Tuesday and it was amazing news for the Moffitt Cancer Center, now ranked at number six on the list, rising from number 18 in 2015, making the facility the top ranked cancer hospital in the Southeast and in the state ofContinue Reading

Tampa’s Ballast Point Park is full of Pokemon GO players, nearly everyday, nearly all day, as police are reporting traffic overflows and problems in the surrounding neighborhood. Ballast Point is considered a “one-stop shop” for players, because it boasts a PokeStop, Pokemon Gym, and a lot of Pokemon “spawn” in aContinue Reading

The University of Tampa’s ban all smoking and tobacco use on campus takes effect today. The policy, which was announced in January, bans smoking and use of tobacco of all types, including electronic cigarettes, chew tobacco, hookah, cigar and cigarette smoking. This ban includes all UT students, employees, including contractors,Continue Reading

Three employees of a Lakeland Walmart store are now facing manslaughter charges after an investigation into a shoplifter’s death. Police identified those arrested as Nathan Allen Higgins, Crucelis Nunez, Randall Eugene Tomko and charged them with the  manslaughter death of Kenneth Edger Wisham. On Thursday, Lakeland Police arrested store support manager Higgins,Continue Reading

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office identified the pregnant woman killed by a car Wednesday while crossing Gibsonton Drive from the Murphy USA gas station as Leanna Jean Mammen, nicknamed “Lili.” Isaac Rodriguez Velez was also identified as the driver of the Nissan Altima which struck Mammem. Police say Mammem, 21, died atContinue Reading