Florida

November 08, 2019 - 6:21 am
By each passing day, it seems Florida gets weirder and weirder. The state took another strange step this week when an orangutan, that is legally considered a person, moved to a zoo in central Florida. Sandra, the orangutan, was granted legal personhood by a judge in Argentina, but after her home...
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Susan Payne, founder and executive director of Safe2Tell wipes tears, as Peter Langman, left, Max Schachter, who lost his son Alex during the Parkland school mass shooting, center, and Ryan Petty, right, who lost his daughter Alaina during the Parkland school mass shooting, appear at the the release of the Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center's Protecting America's Schools report, in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. The report examines 41-targeted attacks that occurred in schools between 2008 and 2017. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
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November 07, 2019 - 4:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Most students who committed deadly school attacks over the past decade were badly bullied, had a history of disciplinary trouble and their behavior concerned others but was never reported, according to a U.S. Secret Service study released Thursday. In at least four cases,...
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Tarrah Gibbons
November 06, 2019 - 5:11 pm
Hallelujah! Hopefully this priest will help get your feet to the beat! A dancing priest from Florida is shocking the internet with his dance moves at a local high school pep rally. There's nothing like a #Gibbons pep rally! #DancingPriest pic.twitter.com/pv5bhsN7Ke — Cardinal Gibbons FL (@CGHSFL)...
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President Donald Trump
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November 01, 2019 - 5:06 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- President Donald Trump took aim -- again -- at Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo late Friday afternoon after both Democratic lawmakers excitedly welcomed Trump's announcement that he will be making Palm Beach, Florida his permanent residence, not New York City. "I...
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FILE - In this July 23, 2019 file photo, FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Wray says there is “a way forward” to allow police officers to wear body cameras on federal task forces while speaking at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in Chicago, Saturday, Oct. 26. His affirmation the FBI will seek to reverse its current policy banning officers from wearing the body-worn cameras on joint operations with federal agents comes months after Atlanta’s police chief withdrew city police officers from federal task forces over the issue.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
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October 26, 2019 - 2:02 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — FBI Director Christopher Wray vowed Saturday to "find a way forward" to allow police officers who serve on federal task forces to wear body cameras, affirming that the government will try to reverse a policy that has strained its relationship with some law enforcement agencies...
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President Trump rally
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September 28, 2019 - 11:53 am
A Florida middle school teacher is being investigated after a parent complained a quiz she gave students referred to President Donald Trump as an “idiot.”
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Johnny Lopez
September 09, 2019 - 2:24 pm
A cat burglar was on the loose in Naples, Florida and it turns out it was an actual cat. Police in Collier County responded to a 911 call alleging there was “suspicious incident” after a homeowner believed a burglary was in progress. The caller claimed to hear knocking at their door followed by...
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Luckey
September 06, 2019 - 5:41 am
Jacksonville native Patrick Eldridge was worried that Hurricane Dorian would blow his car clean away. With the garage already taken by his wife's car, Eldridge did the most logical thing , and moved his smart car to the safest location he could think of - his kitchen. His wife Jessica posted images...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2013, file photo, a stag arms AR-15 rifle with 30 round, left, and 10 round magazines is displayed in New Britain, Conn. High-capacity magazines have been a common denominator in several mass killings in recent years, and lawmakers are making a renewed push to ban them. Nine states have passed laws restricting magazine capacity to 10 to 15 bullets, and the Democratic-led Congress is returning early from its summer recess this week to consider a similar ban at the federal level. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
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September 02, 2019 - 8:46 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Lawmakers around the country are making a renewed push to ban high-capacity magazines that gunmen have used in many recent massacres, allowing them to inflict mass casualties at a startling rate before police can stop the carnage. Nine states have passed laws restricting magazine...
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John Healy
September 02, 2019 - 10:23 am
Hurricane Dorian continued to pummel the Bahamas on Monday morning with winds still whipping at 165 mph and gusts up to 200 mph. The storm surge is also raising water levels 20 feet above normal. The Category 5 storm has also slowed down, moving west at just 1 mph while the U.S. braces for its...
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