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    SURFSIDE (CBSMiami) – A proposed new building next door to Carlisle on the Ocean, just blocks from where Champlain Towers South fell, has residents fearful. Looking out from their Surfside balconies onto a construction site, residents of Carlisle on the Ocean are growing more concerned about their safety. READ MORE: Family Of Leonardo Gil, Hialeah...
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jarius Hicklen and Jose Placer scored 24 points apiece as North Florida rolled to a 93-74 victory over Central Arkansas on Thursday night, snapping a seven-game losing streak. Carter Hendricksen had 12 points and eight rebounds for the Ospreys (5-16, 1-6 Atlantic Sun Conference). Jonathan Aybar added 11 points and 10...
    MIAMI — The US Coast Guard announced Thursday evening they have suspended the search for the 34 people missing at sea off the Florida coast. A single survivor was rescued by a good Samaritan on Tuesday, at 8 a.m., from a capsized 25-foot vessel approximately 45 miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. READ...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Winn Dixie and Fresco y Mas pharmacies across Florida are expected to get free N95 masks Friday and begin distributing them. Other pharmacies will also begin distributing across the are The masks are first-come, first-serve. Three masks will be given per person.
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Emily Engstler scored 19 points to lead No. 5 Louisville to a 75-62 victory over Florida State on Thursday night. The Cardinals used a 10-0 run midway through the second quarter to break a 19-all tie. While the Seminoles cut the Louisville lead to 40-38 midway through the third quarter,...
    While criticizing the confirmation of Dr. Joseph Ladapo as Florida's next Surgeon General, CNN’s Anderson Cooper admitted that Ladapo is correct when it comes to the long-term efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines. During Wednesday’s confirmation hearing, Ladapo was grilled repeatedly on the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines by State Senator Lauren Book. Book and her fellow state...
    The Coast Guard said Thursday that it was calling off a search off Florida's Atlantic coast for dozens of boat passengers who were still missing after the vessel capsized Saturday in what authorities suspect was "a case of human smuggling."  Forty people were believed to have been aboard the boat, authorities previously said. Four bodies...
    A North Carolina mom revealed she drove eight hours to bust her 17-year-old son on the beach in Florida after he went on a spring break behind her back.   Erica Ann, a TikTok user from Raleigh, North Carolina, went viral last April after she documented her road trip, as well as the look on her...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – A Coconut Creek man says he lived a nightmare recently when law enforcement mistook him for a fugitive with the same name, similar looks, and almost the same birthday. Leonardo Silva Oliveira, 26, was wanted for probation violation on charges out of Boca Raton. But on Jan. 20, authorities arrested another man...
    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Florida continues to see unemployment claims roll in at a pace that has remained relatively stable since May and well below the crush of claims when businesses closed or scaled back early in the coronavirus pandemic in 2020. The U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday estimated 6,770 first-time unemployment claims were...
    FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Kevin Samuel and Austin Richie scored 18 points apiece as Florida Gulf Coast narrowly beat Eastern Kentucky 77-73 on Thursday. Samuel also grabbed 14 rebounds, and Cyrus Largie added 17 points for Florida Gulf Coast (13-8, 3-4 Atlantic Sun Conference). Jomaru Brown had 20 points for the Colonels (10-11,...
    (CNN)After finding five bodies off Florida's Atlantic coast, the US Coast Guard announced Thursday it officially suspended its search for the remaining 34 people missing after a vessel capsized over the weekend.The search was officially suspended at sunset, according to Petty Officer Jose Hernandez, a Coast Guard spokesperson. The service said earlier it planned to...
    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) — Land management agencies would have to consider finding areas suitable for gopher tortoises that get pushed from their homes by development, under a measure sent to the full Senate on Thursday. The Appropriations Committee backed a bill (SB 494) by Sen. Travis Hutson, R-St. Augustine, that includes directing land management agencies to...
    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – The Florida House on Thursday refueled a debate about whether parents should be able to seek damages for mental pain and suffering when their adult children die because of alleged medical malpractice. The debate centers on an unusual part of Florida law that involves wrongful-death claims in medical malpractice cases. That part...
    A Florida police officer was fired after using a Taser on a wheelchair-bound man during an arrest. Officer Matthew Cavinder improperly used the Taser on suspect Timothy Grant during a June 20 arrest, according to St. Petersburg Police Chief Anthony Holloway. Body cam footage of the incident shows Cavinder using his Taser...
    The sheriff of Broward County, Fl., has fired the head of the sheriff's office deputies union amid a three-year dispute that escalated over accusations that the sheriff was not providing officers with proper protective gear against COVID-19, The Associated Press reported.  In a statement on Thursday, Broward County Sheriff Gregory Tony said he fired Broward Sheriff’s Office Deputies Association head Jeff Bell...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) — State and federal authorities are investigating the shooting of an endangered Key deer and are offering a $5,000 reward for information about the crime. Officials discovered the injured deer Thursday, Jan. 27 near Crane Boulevard on Sugarloaf Key. The deer was euthanized as a result of its injuries. READ MORE: Family Dollar...
    Former New York Giants defensive tackle Fred Robbins and his family lost their home to a fire this week, and now friends and community members are raising money to help them in their time of need. Robbins was able to retrieve his Super Bowl ring and his wife Tia's wedding ring from the rubble, but...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) — A beach lounge chair sold at Family Dollar is being recalled due to reports of it collapsing unexpectedly. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 38,300 of the beach lounge chairs are being recalled because when they collapse, it poses an injury hazard if fingers get caught in the metal folding joints....
    A lifelong aeronautics enthusiast's elation turned to disappointment when he was forced to abandon his chance to take a three-day SpaceX flight due to his weight. Kyle Hippchen, a commercial pilot from Florida, has come forward as the real winner of a spot on September's all-civilian Inspiration 4 mission that he quietly gave to...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The antisemitic flyers that have been making the rounds in South Florida continue to be spread around. They have now been found in Melbourne Beach. READ MORE: Nearly 300 Little River Homes To Receive Sewer System UpgradeResidents in at least two communities there found their front yards and driveways littered with...
    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) held a roundtable discussion Wednesday and blasted White House press secretary Jen Psaki for lying about Florida’s handling of the Chinese coronavirus, as well as the effectiveness of monoclonal antibody treatments, asserting she “lies through her teeth every single day” in her efforts to prop up the regime’s actions. DeSantis...
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff fired the president of his department’s deputies union Thursday, capping a three-year battle that escalated when the union chief accused the sheriff of not providing deputies with adequate protective gear against COVID-19. Broward County Sheriff Gregory Tony said in a press release that he fired Deputy...
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Republicans want to forbid discussions of sexual orientation or gender identity in schools with a bill that activists say endangers children and echoes a previous wave of laws that sought to squelch LGBTQ conversations in the classroom. Activists have dubbed the proposal moving through Florida’s GOP-controlled Statehouse as the “Don’t...
    By Adriana Gomez Licon | Associated Press MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — The Coast Guard said Thursday that it had found four additional bodies in its search for dozens of migrants lost at sea off Florida but would suspend its rescue operations at sunset if it doesn’t receive any new information. Homeland Security Investigations officials said...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – As the COVID-19 infection rate continues to decline in Miami-Dade, the Archdiocese of Miami has updated its policy on who has to wear masks in its schools. As of Friday, January 29th, masks will be optional indoors for fully vaccinated students and staff in grades 6-12. They will also be optional for...
    Matt Gaetz There are so many lascivious details piling up in the reporting of the Justice Department’s ongoing sex trafficking investigation of Florida Republican Matt Gaetz, one could be forgiven for being unable to keep track.  But ready or not, the hits keep coming.  Early Wednesday, the Daily Beast published a story involving Gaetz after yet another person agreed to...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Winning a million dollars in a Florida Lottery scratch-off game is becoming contagious in South Florida. The latest is a Miami woman who scored a million dollar prize by playing the Florida Lotterys’ THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 scratch-off game. READ MORE: Four More Bodies Found In Search For Missing Boaters Off Florida...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Four more bodies have been found in the search for 38 people who went missing after their boat capsized on a dangerous trip to Florida, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. As of Thursday, there have been five bodies found and only one survivor. READ MORE: Free N95 Mask Rollout Underway In...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Four more bodies have been found in the search for 38 people who went missing after their boat capsized on a dangerous trip to Florida, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. As of Thursday, there have been five bodies found and only one survivor READ MORE: Canadian Man Gets 6 Months For...
    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard says it has found four more bodies in its search for 38 migrants lost at sea off Florida, for a total of five bodies. The maritime security agency said Thursday that it also plans to call off its active search for survivors at sunset if it doesn’t...
    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Coast Guard will suspend its active search for 38 migrants lost at sea between Florida and Bahamas. Copyright © 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Coast Guard says 4 more bodies found during search for 38 migrants lost at sea between Florida and the Bahamas; 5 total. Copyright © 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis tore into White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki after she chided his state from the podium over the pace of distributing school covid aid and went after him over a covid treatment.    'The White House press secretary stands in front of that podium and lies through her teeth every single day,...
    A Florida police chief resigned Wednesday following an arrested last week for domestic violence, The Orlando Sentinel reported. The resignation of Winter Park Police Chief Michael Deal was announced at a commission meeting, where plans were made to hire a new police chief for the city. Three members of Deal's family told sheriff's deputies that one of them...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement from the Supreme Court at the end of its current term has reignited questions of who will succeed him. One one the names being bandied about, often mentioned as a front runner, has ties to South Florida. READ MORE: Broward Sheriff's Union President Jeff Bell...
    A 52-year-old man from Maryland was hit and killed by an SUV while standing on the shoulder of a Florida highway, according to the Tampa Bay Times. The crash happened on Jan. 26, at around 5:20 p.m., on I-75 in north Tampa when the driver of an SUV failed to negotiate a curve near the...
    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis held a press conference Wednesday, reiterating his promise to fight back against the Biden administration after the Food and Drug Administration adjusted its authorization for monoclonal antibody treatments. The FDA reversed its policy Monday, saying the treatments are "highly unlikely to be active against the omicron variant” while having...
    The Florida Police Chiefs Association (FPCA) endorsed Gov. Ron DeSantis’s (R) in his bid for reelection on Wednesday, asserting the Republican has “always had our back.” Stephan Dembinsky, FPCA President and Daytona Beach Shores Public Safety Department director, made the announcement this week. “The Florida Police Chiefs Association is proud to support an extraordinary public servant...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Arctic air is headed for South Florida this weekend behind a strong cold front that arrives early Saturday morning. Before the cold snap arrives, South Florida will be under warm and muggy conditions Thursday and Friday with afternoon highs in the upper 70s or near 80 degrees. READ MORE: Twists In Search...
    All Times EST EASTERN CONFERENCE North Division GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA Reading 31 17 8 5 1 40 99 92 Newfoundland 26 17 7 2 0 36 96 70 Maine 33 15 14 3 1 34 106 115 Trois-Rivieres 27 16...
    Florida deputies have arrested a second 19-year-old man who shot at undercover deputies outside a mall on Monday when a gun buy operation went awry and turned into armed robbery, authorities said. Jaycob Riley was located and arrested Wednesday night, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. FLORIDA UNDERCOVER DEPUTIES INVOLVED IN...
    (CNN)Here's a look at the life of Jeb Bush, former governor of Florida.PersonalBirth date: February 11, 1953 Birth place: Midland, Texas Birth name: John Ellis BushRead MoreFather: George H.W. Bush, 41st president of the United StatesMother: Barbara (Pierce) BushMarriage: Columba (Garnica Gallo) Bush (February 23, 1974-present)Children: John Ellis "Jeb" Jr., 1983; Noelle Lucilla, 1977; George...
    WINTER PARK, Fla. — A central Florida police chief has resigned, a week after being arrested on a domestic violence charge. Michael Deal's resignation was announced Wednesday during the Winter Park Commission meeting. Deal was arrested Jan. 19 after he was accused of battering a family member during an argument at their home near Sanford,...
    COCONUT CREEK, Fla. — A South Florida cook says he lived a nightmare recently when police mistook him for a fugitive with the same name, similar looks and almost the same birthday. Leonardo Silva Oliveira, 26, was wanted for probation violation on charges out of Boca Raton. But on Jan. 20, authorities arrested Leonardo Silva...
    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – A House panel is scheduled Thursday to consider a controversial proposal that would prohibit doctors from performing abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The proposal (HB 5), sponsored by Rep. Erin Grall, R-Vero Beach, and Rep. Jenna Persons-Mulicka, R-Fort Myers, will go before the House Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee after passing...
    COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida cook says he lived a nightmare recently when police mistook him for a fugitive with the same name, similar looks and almost the same birthday. Leonardo Silva Oliveira, 26, was wanted for probation violation on charges out of Boca Raton. But on Jan. 20, authorities arrested Leonardo...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – It’s been five days since a boat carrying 40 people capsized on a dangerous trip to Florida. As of Thursday, one survivor is hospitalized, one body has been recovered, and 38 people are still missing. READ MORE: Miami's Overheated Home Prices Continue While Experts Say Red Hot Housing Market Starting To Losing...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A body was recovered in the search for more than three dozen people believed to be missing after a boat capsized off the coast of Florida. “We did recover one deceased body who we transferred to shore today in Fort Pierce and we continue to search for other survivors,” said U.S. Coast...
    RENOWNED TikTok doctor Leonardo Gil has been killed in a hit-and-run accident, according to reports. The 34-year-old star was involved in a crash while riding his motorbike after his shift at a hospital in Hialeah, Florida. 1TikTok doctor Leonardo Gil has died at the age of 34Credit: WSVN It's reported that he got into a...