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Florida Medical Association PAC Endorses Daisy Morales for State Representative

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – As endorsements roll in, the Daisy Morales campaign picked up more…

Florida Education Association Endorses Daisy Morales in HD 48 Race

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – The Daisy Morales campaign announced that it won another major endorsement:…

Supreme Court Halts Census in Latest Twist of 2020 Count

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that the Trump administration can…

Orange County Government Announces Vision 2050 Reimagining the County

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Orange County Government is announcing Vision 2050, which is a new…

Florida governor extends voter registration after site crash

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis extended the state’s voter registration deadline Tuesday…

FDP Statement on Trump Ending Negotiations Over New Coronavirus Relief

In response to Donald Trump instructing Republicans to stop negotiating with House Democrats on coronavirus relief until…

Category Archives: Crimes and Courts

Judge orders ex-Colombian president freed from house arrest

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Powerful ex-Colombia President Álvaro Uribe was ordered freed from house arrest Saturday while he is investigated for possible witness tampering, the latest chapter in a case that has revealed lingering tensions over the country’s peace process. The nation’s Supreme Court had ordered Uribe detained in August during the probe, shocking Colombians…

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The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a virtual coffee with a deputy via zoom

Monday, September 28, from 9:30-10:30  ORLANDO, Fla. – Grab a cup of coffee and join one of our recruiters to find out what job opportunities are available. The event is a free  and you can register at https://zoom.us/j/99503197021?pwd=ZVNZZnRaekV6a0c3YXFkQVhXam82UT09 Sergeant Jeff Mayer, Recruiter Orange County Sheriff’s Office Human Resources Division Recruiting and Selections Unit (407)-212-6530 (cell)…

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2 Louisville Officers Shot Amid Breonna Taylor Protests

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Hours after a Kentucky grand jury brought no charges against Louisville police for Breonna Taylor’s death and protesters took to the streets, authorities said two officers were shot and wounded Wednesday night during the demonstrations expressing anger over the killings of Black people at the hands of police. Interim Louisville Police…

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Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg Dies at 87

WASHINGTON, D.C. (FNN) – Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died today at 87 from cancer complications. Justice Ginsburg was nominated for the highest court of the land by President Clinton in 1933 and has served for 27 years as an associate justice. She is the second woman to be selected for the Supreme Court…

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Multi-Million Settlement Reached in Breonna Taylor Lawsuit

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The city of Louisville will pay millions to the mother of Breonna Taylor and reform police practices as part of a lawsuit settlement months after Taylor’s slaying by police thrust the Black woman’s name to the forefront of a national reckoning on race. A person who has seen the settlement told…

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Lawyer of Accused Kenosha Shooter Resigns from Defense Fund

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) – A lawyer representing a 17-year-old charged with shooting three people during a protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, has resigned from his position with a defense fund that has raked in more than $700,000 to defend his client and conservative causes. Attorney John Pierce is defending Kyle Rittenhouse against intentional homicide charges for shooting two people…

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Prosecutors Outline Why They Cleared Rick Singh of All Criminal Charges

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Prosecutors from the 7th Judicial Circuit Court cleared Orange County Property Appraiser Rick Singh of 10 criminal charges July 17, 2020 on an intriguing technicality: according to their detailed 10-page report, the witnesses weren’t credible.   Assistant state attorneys Melissa Clark and Andrew Urbanak listed three main witnesses in the…

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Judge seeks more details on Trump’s clemency for Roger Stone

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday demanded more information about President Donald Trump’s decision to commute the prison sentence of longtime ally Roger Stone. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson ordered that the parties provide her by Tuesday with a copy of the executive order that commuted Stone’s sentence. She also asked for…

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