Former Classmates Kidnapped Frank Sinatra Jr. in 1963
Kidnappers Barry Keenan, Joe Amsler, and John Irwin;Source. After his son’s kidnapping, the famous Frank Sinatra carried a roll of dimes in his pocket for over thirty more years until he died.Read full story
Mystery animal attacked Florida boy who was airlifted to hospital. What do you think it was?
Animal attacks are always a scary experience, whether the animal is a dog, shark, alligator, or something else entirely. However, it's even scarier when you don't know what attacked you. Unfortunately, a Florida teen boy was recently attacked by a marine animal that still remains a mystery.Read full story
What do Florida parents need to know about the Delta Variant and kids?
Unless you've been living under a rock, you already know that the Delta Variant is the biggest, most concerning COVID variant at this time. However, as the numbers in Florida climb and cases worsen, a lot of kids are testing positive with the variant. So, what does this mean for our kids?Read full story
Florida governor says hospital admissions are slowing down, and this is not true. What are the facts?
After today's press release, many Florida residents are asking, what are the facts? We've seen the COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations skyrocket over the past few days, breaking records. Yet, Florida Governor DeSantis claims "hospital admissions have slowed." This is simply not true.Read full story
There’s only 1 way to stop the COVID-19 surge (Yes, even as Florida records break)
You may have heard that Florida's having a hard time dealing with COVID-19. This past weekend alone has been record-shattering for most COVID cases and most COVID hospitalizations. Hospitals are literally running out of rooms and are therefore forced to keep patients in hallways. But there's one surefire way to stop the COVID-19 surge, according to officials and doctors.Read full story
Florida health alert: Governor DeSantis says yes to vaccines, but no to masks and lockdowns
You've probably heard about how well Florida is handling the pandemic... Well, in this past week, Florida took the lead in the country for the number of new COVID cases. As Florida COVID cases surge, officials have some conflicting views on how to handle the pandemic. Governor DeSantis has begged people to get vaccinated but is still unyielding in his position on mask mandates and lockdowns in the sunshine state.Read full story
Florida is in big trouble; Governor Desantis begs residents to vaccinate now
Uh oh. Florida is in big trouble as far as COVID-19 goes. Although you may look around and think life has returned to normal, the pandemic is surging through the state. As of this week, Florida has taken the lead in the U.S. for COVID-19 cases. In response, Governor Desantis pleads with residents to get vaccinated now.Read full story
Florida man knowingly spread HIV to multiple women. Do you agree with his prison sentence?
A Port Orange man named Gentry Burns hid his HIV-positive status from multiple women he slept with. He was recently sentenced to prison for the crime. However, many Floridians believe that his prison sentence is way too short, considering multiple women unknowingly contracted HIV from him.Read full story
These 3 Florida Counties Have the Highest COVID Death Rates. Is "Exposure Density" to Blame?
It's no secret that COVID-19 hit some areas of Florida much harder than others. Some of our state's counties have a higher death rate than others. But is there a commonality between the three Florida counties with the highest death rates?Read full story
Florida Condo Collapse Victims Can't Rest in Peace; Hackers Steal Their Identities
Gladys and Antonio LozanoTwitter Screenshot by Author/Public Domain. Well, if you thought it couldn't get worse, think again. Unfortunately, this may be a new low for members of our society: hackers are now targeting the deceased Florida condo collapse victims. This heartbreaking situation has impacted numerous families since the collapse.Read full story
Is Red Tide Actually a Problem? Here's Everything You Need to Know
If there's one surefire way to put a damper on summer fun, it's with Red Tide. Unfortunately, it's here, and people are wondering if it's really an issue. It's deadly to sea life, especially fish, but how does it affect people?Read full story
Alert: Delta Strain Spiked in Florida, Now Dominant in the USA. Doctors Worried
Doctors and experts warned us that COVID can mutate and spread faster. It's finally here. A highly contagious, easily spread variant of COVID is now dominant in the USA, and furthermore, it spiked in Florida. Doctors are worried about this for a few reasons.Read full story
"We May Never Know the Cause of Death": 7 Penguins Mysteriously Die at Florida Aquarium
What's with animals dying in large numbers lately? First, it was the stingrays at the zoo, and now seven African penguins have mysteriously died at the Florida Aquarium. More worrisome, officials are now saying that we may never know what killed those seven penguins.Read full story
Uncle of 15-Year-Old Florida Condo Collapse Survivor Thanks Man Who Rescued Him
The Florida condo collapse has been a horrible tragedy, but there have been some glimmers of humanity and heroics that shone through. The uncle of a teenage boy who survived the Champlain Towers South collapse called his nephew's rescuer and gave him heartfelt thanks for saving his nephew.Read full story
Will DeSantis Win Florida Reelection? Data Scientists Already Speculate Yes
Photo courtesy of Governor Ron DeSantis FB Page/Public Domain. Governor DeSantis is as polarizing as Trump. You either love him or hate him. Although Florida has mixed feelings about our governor, it looks like he has a solid shot at grabbing the title again at reelection.Read full story
Lawsuit: Florida Parents Claim Catholic School Is Way Too "Woke." Will They Actually Win?
Screenshot by author from Academy of Holy Names website. In case you haven't heard yet, a Catholic school has been accused of being too "woke." Literally. If you're confused, let me clear up what "woke" means. Woke is "alert to injustice in society, especially racism."Read full story
These 10 Jacksonville Neighborhoods Are Ranked Super Dangerous To Live In
Jacksonville is known for some pretty neat things, like museums, the Little Talbot Island State Park, and art walks. However, there are some pretty dangerous areas too. This article analyzes the ten most dangerous neighborhoods in Jacksonville, Florida. These neighborhoods are ranked by the number of violent crimes.Read full story
These 2 Florida Cities Make Top 10 in USA for Veterans
Veterans don't always have it easy when they return to civilian life. There are a lot of challenges that they face! However, some cities make it easier for that transition than others. A new study attempted to rank cities in the USA for veteran-friendliness. Florida scored two of the top ten spots.Read full story
These 3 Florida Cities Are Ranked Super Patriotic. Do You Live in One?
Despite what you may think, Florida isn't ranked high on patriotism. However, there are three super patriotic cities that make up for that and lay it on thick with red, white, and blue.Read full story
Here's What You Need to Know About the Delta Variant in Florida
Can't COVID just be over already? If you're anything like me, that was probably your first thought when you heard about the Delta variant of COVID-19. But what makes the Delta variant different, and should we be worried?Read full story