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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – For much of the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve been reporting graphs and information highlighting what is happening with new COVID-19 cases in Florida such as the peaks and valleys. We have watched cases and hospitalization numbers go up and down during the last year, but now that information is becoming more limited. State …

HAINES CITY, Fla. – Haines City police say a couple drove straight at an officer, rammed two patrol vehicles and broke into a Florida mayor’s home while trying to evade authorities. Records show Officer William Tucker was patrolling around 2 a.m. Monday when he spotted a blue 2003 Toyota parked at a construction site and …

Authorities received a “frantic” 911 call around 7:30 p.m. Friday reporting that a man and a child had been wading in the water and were swept out by the strong current at the Apollo Beach Nature Preserve, Chronister said Friday night at a news conference. The 911 caller’s boyfriend ran into the water to save …

ORLANDO, Fla., June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Violet Defense, a Florida-based disinfection technology company, is excited to announce that its UV disinfection technology is now on display at Florida House on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. The technology system will be used to clean and disinfect the building as part of their COVID-19 protocols. Violet Defense Violet Defense …

Police say Jarrod Deferrari had a loaded handgun, shotgun, knives and metal knuckles aboard a TriMet bus PORTLAND, Ore. — A Florida man accused of breaking windows during a riot in downtown Portland last year is facing new charges, this time for allegedly carrying a loaded handgun and shotgun on a TriMet bus. Police were …

LEESBURG, Fla. — A firefighting helicopter with four people on board crashed Tuesday near an airport in central Florida, killing at least one person, officials said. The helicopter crashed into a marsh near Leesburg International Airport during a training exercise around 4 p.m. ET, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a news release. One body …

HALLANDALE BEACH — A man yelled antisemitic remarks at a rabbi in front of a South Florida synagogue. He returned and dumped a bag of human feces in front of the building, authorities said. Cellphone video captured the unidentified man on an electric bicycle as he went on a rant outside the Chabad of South …

It’s the day Madison Jarocha has been waiting for. But her short walk across the stage to get her bachelor’s degree in nursing has been a long journey.  “When I was about 15 or 16, I ended up getting hospitalized and I was in and out of the hospital since I was like that age …

Foster grandparents provide critical support to young people in their communities. These volunteers can provide stability and care to children who have been neglected or abused, help with literacy efforts and one-on-one tutoring, lend an ear to adolescents and new parents, and help with care for children who have disabilities and premature infants. The South …

ORLANDO, Fla. – We can expect clear skies for the next several days as a front has moved through Central Florida. Expect lots of sunshine Friday, with a high in Orlando near 85. The average high in Orlando on this date is 87. The record high on this date is 98, set in 1915. [TRENDING: …