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Category Archives: Crimes and Courts

Philadelphia Moves to Fire 13 Officers Over Facebook Posts

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Police Department is suspending 13 officers with intent to fire them following an investigation into offensive and sometimes threatening Facebook posts, the police commissioner announced on Thursday. The department had placed 72 officers on administrative leave in June after a nonprofit group published the results of a two-year review of personal Facebook…

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Orange County: Deterring Crime through Preventative Measures

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – For Jason Reynolds in the Orange County Neighborhood Services Division, the concept of reducing crime through environmental design has always been fascinating. While receiving his master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Florida, Reynolds took a class in crime prevention that opened his eyes to the simple…

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First Lady Casey DeSantis to Make an Announcement at the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office Thursday

SANFORD, Fla. – Florida’s First Lady Casey DeSantis will make an announcement at the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday, July 18th, 2019 at 3:30 pm, according to a press release by the Governor’s Office. DeSantis will be joined by Florida Department of Juvenile Justice Secretary Simone Marstiller and the Agency for Health Care Administration…

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2 Arrested in Apopka Stabbing

APOPKA, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Source: OCSO // OCSO Homicide detectives have arrested two people in connection with the case that resulted in the stabbing death of Hope Garcia the morning of July 7, 2019. They are: Stephen Trimble (DOB: 10/22/1986) and Nikkela Mitchell (DOB: 09/04/1993) Both face charges of Second Degree Felony Murder and…

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[OPINION] Tampering with Our Food is a Crime!

Thanks to social media, it seems a new fad or trend emerges every other month. From dance moves to trying the hottest chili peppers, there is no end. One trend, however, recently came to light that’s not at all cool or fun–it’s actually a crime. Opening food products before purchase, tasting them and placing them…

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R. Kelly’s lawyers ask judge to dismiss sex abuse lawsuit

CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly’s lawyers want a Chicago judge to toss a 2019 lawsuit alleging the singer sexually abused a minor a little over 20 years ago. The Chicago Sun-Times reports their motion to dismiss was filed Wednesday in Cook County Circuit Court. The lawsuit says the abuse occurred in 1998. Kelly’s attorneys say she had…

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Border official resigns amid uproar over migrant children

HOUSTON (AP) — The acting head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection resigned Tuesday amid an uproar over the discovery of migrant children being held in pitiful conditions at one of the agency’s stations in Texas. Acting Commissioner John Sanders’ departure deepened the sense of crisis and added to the rapid turnover inside the agencies…

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Rep. Soto’s $14 Billion Medicaid Parity Bill for Puerto Rico, U.S. Territories Passes Committee, One Step Closer Towards Becoming Law

WASHINGTON (FNN NEWS) - On Wednesday, the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce approved…

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Police officer in ‘I can’t breathe’ death won’t be charged

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that they won’t bring criminal charges against…

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House Democrats’ racially charged infighting escalates

An all-out racially charged fight within the House Democratic Caucus escalated Saturday when an African…

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Top Puerto Rican officials resign over profanity-laced chat

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced Saturday that his…

STATE & LOCAL POLITICS

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First Lady Casey DeSantis Holds Listening Session on Mental Health and Substance Abuse in Sanford

SANFORD, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Today, First Lady Casey DeSantis held a listening session on mental…

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First Lady Casey DeSantis to Make an Announcement at the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office Thursday

SANFORD, Fla. – Florida's First Lady Casey DeSantis will make an announcement at the Seminole…

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Florida's First Lady Casey DeSantis to visit First Coast High School in Jacksonville Monday

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.– First Lady Casey DeSantis will visit First Coast High School on Monday, July…

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Getting to Know Orlando Commissioner Regina Hill: “It all started with a park bench.”

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - If I told you it was a park bench that…

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Pride Mount Comeback But Fall in Stoppage to Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. - Orlando Pride (2-9-2, 8 points) erased a two-goal deficit, including a 90th-minute equalizer,…

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Orlando Pride to Celebrate World Cup Champions Alex Morgan, Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris on Tuesday Night

ORLANDO, Fla. – After helping lead the U.S. Women’s National Team to its fourth FIFA…

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Joel Smeenge Named No. 24 On Jagaurs All-25

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Former Jaguars DE Joel Smeenge has been named No. 24 on the…

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Daytona International Speedway to Launch Fireworks Extravaganza on Wednesday Night

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Daytona International Speedway is going to finish its Independence Day holiday…

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Philadelphia Union’s Explosive Plays Rout Orlando City 3-1 at Home

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Orlando City wasted no time upon their return home against…

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It begins: NBA free agency finally starts Sunday

Kawhi Leonard is planning meetings in Los Angeles. Kevin Durant will do the same in…

BUSINESS NEWS

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Apple Announces New Batch of Emojis on World Emoji Day

Cupertino, CA (FNN NEWS) — July 17th is National Emoji Day! What better way to celebrate…

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Celebration is Chick-fil-A’s largest, single-day customer appreciation event

ATLANTA, Ga. – Get your cow costumes ready – Chick-fil-A is celebrating its 15th annual…

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[WATCH] Nourishing Biologicals Launches Four-Piece Flagship Product Line

SAINT AUGUSTINE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Nourishing Biologicals, a science-based skin care company created to fight and…

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Getting to Know Sutherlin Nissan Co-Owner “U.S. Marine”

WINTER PARK, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - “U.S. Marine,” the man who owns Sutherlin Nissan, pretty…

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Trump Delays Imposing Tariffs on Auto Imports and Parts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Caught in a sprawling trade dispute with U.S. rival China, President Donald…

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US to Add 30,000 Seasonal Worker Visas as Soon as This Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration plans to allow 30,000 more foreign workers temporarily into…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

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New Orleans Brass Band The Soul Rebels Open For The Rolling Stones!

NEW ORLEANS - In true NOLA spirit, popular brass band The Soul Rebels have shown…

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Disney Skyliner Takes Flight Sept. 29, 2019, at Walt Disney World

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Disney Skyliner will begin carrying guests high above Walt Disney…

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The Super-Busy Person’s Guide to the Top 10 Summer Movies of 2019

ORLANDO (FNN NEWS) - Is the July Florida heat getting to your head? Need something…

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South Korea’s Top 3 Entertainment Companies Face an Intense Month of Scandals

SEOUL, South Korea (FNN NEWS) - South Korea’s top three entertainment companies, YG Entertainment, SM Entertainment,…

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Singer and Songwriter Darius Rucker Visits Walt Disney World Resort

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Singer and songwriter Darius Rucker poses with Woody during his visit…

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‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 Will Blow You Away [Spoiler-Free Review]

Netflix hit series Stranger Things has finally released its third season, and it's just as amazing…

LIFESTYLE, TRAVEL & TOURISM

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Disney Skyliner Takes Flight Sept. 29, 2019, at Walt Disney World

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Disney Skyliner will begin carrying guests high above Walt Disney…

Before You Go: 5 Powerful Things You Must Know to Conquer College

College life can be rough, especially if you’re in a dorm or moved out on…

[OPINION] Tampering with Our Food is a Crime!

Thanks to social media, it seems a new fad or trend emerges every other month.…

Singer and Songwriter Darius Rucker Visits Walt Disney World Resort

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Singer and songwriter Darius Rucker poses with Woody during his visit…

[OPINION] Why are We Voting on Whether LGBTQ Parents Can Adopt? Let Them.

The debate for LGBTQ+ rights rages on, and whether or not they should be able…

Celebration is Chick-fil-A’s largest, single-day customer appreciation event

ATLANTA, Ga. – Get your cow costumes ready – Chick-fil-A is celebrating its 15th annual…