Florida

Florida vs LSU has been Postponed due to Covid19 cases at UF

The 10th ranked Florida Gators matchup vs LSU this weekend will not happen after an outbreak of positive COVID-19 tests in the Florida organization, including several players. So far, 19 players have tested positive. The Southeastern Conference postponed the game between No. 10 Florida and defending national champion LSU a day after the Gators had 19 players test positive for…

SEC Cancels 2020 Spring Meetings set for Late May

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey announced Tuesday that the 2020 SEC Spring Meetings have been canceled due to issues related to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The SEC will determine alternate methods for holding meetings important to conference operations and explore opportunities to recognize award winners who are honored at the event, which is held annually during…

Sanders’ campaign says he’s reassessing, not dropping out

WASHINGTON (AP) – Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says he’s reassessing his campaign, and that’s raising questions about whether he’ll drop out after losing three more states and falling prohibitively behind former Vice President Joe Biden in the race. Biden just won in Florida, Illinois and Arizona, and he’s built a delegate lead likely too large for Sanders to erase….

Search for Missing 5-Year-Old from Florida Expands to Demopolis

Authorities in Florida say they’re expanding the search of a missing 5-year-old girl to Alabama, and the girl’s mother is no longer cooperating with their investigation. Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams said during a press conference Monday that officers have been deployed to Demopolis. Williams says Taylor Williams, who is not related to the sheriff, was reported missing from her Jacksonville…

Fire Destroys Iconic Panhandle Restaurant

GRAYTON BEACH, Fla. – Red Bar, an iconic restaurant and bar, in Grayton Beach, was destroyed after a fire early Wednesday morning. South Walton Fire District firefighters responded shortly before 6 a.m. According to South Walton Fire Rescue, Garfield Street, Hotz Street, and DeFuniak Street are closed at this time. No one was injured. Crews were able to contain the fire to…

Deputy Shoots & Kills Suspect north of Pensacola

Officials say he pointed his weapon at a deputy

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) – Authorities say a sheriff deputy has shot and killed an armed man in Florida after he pointed his firearm at the officer. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office said in a Saturday statement that deputies were told the gunman was threatening to kill another family member in a rural area north of Pensacola. The suspect did not…

Arrest Made in Pipe Bomb Mailings

Law enforcement officers were seen on television Friday examining a white van, its windows covered with an assortment of stickers, in the city of Plantation, Florida. The stickers included images of American flags, and what appeared to be logos of the Republican National Committee and CNN, though the writing surrounding those images was unclear. Officials covered the vehicle with a…