As N.B.A. Forges Ahead, LeBron James Is ‘Ready for This Moment’

LOS ANGELES — As N.B.A. teams migrate to Florida for the N.B.A.’s scheduled restart later this month, players have expressed a range of concerns. They are concerned about the coronavirus, and Florida’s status as one of the pandemic’s hot spots. They are concerned about being separated from their families. They are concerned about being stuck […]

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They Voted Third Party in 2016, but Now They’ve Settled on Biden

In Florida in 2016, J.C. Planas, a former Republican state representative, was uncomfortable with Hillary Clinton but detested Donald Trump, so he wrote in former Gov. Jeb Bush for president. In New Hampshire that year, Peter J. Spaulding, a longtime Republican official, supported the Libertarian ticket. And in Arizona, Lorena Burns, 56, also voted third […]

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Disabled veteran committed for shooting 2 in Florida ER

A disabled Army veteran convicted of shooting and wounding two people inside a Florida veterans hospital has been committed to a mental health care facility for 25 years By The Associated Press July 7, 2020, 8:14 AM 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A disabled Army […]

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FC Dallas Withdraws from M.L.S. Tournament Because of Virus Cases

FC Dallas pulled out of Major League Soccer’s tournament in Florida after 10 players and a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus, M.L.S. officials announced on Monday. The positive tests appeared after the team arrived in Orlando, Fla., on July 1, where the tournament starts July 8 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports […]

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Mama June Rocks Leopard Print Bikini While Lounging With BF Geno Doak At The Beach — Pics

Mama June was spotted relaxing in the Florida sun with her boyfriend Geno Doak, despite the couple’s legal and financial woes. Mama June Shannon, 40, and her boyfriend Geno Doak, 44, hit the beach in Florida ahead of the Fourth of July. The troubled reality TV star showed off her curves in a barely-there leopard print […]

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US holiday weekend adds to virus worries as case counts grow

Florida reported a record number of coronavirus cases on Saturday, the latest sign that the virus is surging in many parts of the United States, casting a pall over Fourth of July celebrations. Officials and health authorities warned people to take precautions or simply stay home on Independence Day, as confirmed cases are climbing in […]

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Florida State University Child Care Policy Draws Backlash

Florida State University appears to be walking back an announcement that suggested it would not allow employees to care for children while working from home during the coronavirus outbreak. “We want to be clear — our policy does allow employees to work from home while caring for children,” the university said in an email to […]

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Anthony Davis confident Lakers can pick up where they left off

Anthony Davis is as curious as everyone else about what the NBA’s campus in Florida will be like. He knows it will be strange. Maybe a little boring at times. He also feels confident in the Lakers’ ability to pick up right where they left off. “If anything, our chances are higher,” Davis said during […]

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Video: Florida police laugh about shooting rubber bullets

Newly released body camera footage shows Florida police officers laughing and celebrating after shooting protesters with rubber bullets during a May protest against police brutality By The Associated Press July 2, 2020, 4:52 AM 3 min read 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida police officers can […]

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White Florida officer charged in shoving of Black woman

Prosecutors say a white Florida police officer is facing a battery charge for allegedly shoving a kneeling Black woman to the ground during a protest march last month By The Associated Press July 1, 2020, 2:44 AM 2 min read 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A […]

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DeSantis: Florida ‘not going back’ on coronavirus reopening, despite new case surge

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Tuesday that the state will not reimpose sweeping shutdowns amid rising coronavirus infections, saying that going back to lockdowns would cripple the economy without saving lives. DeSantis drew the line even as Texas Gov. Greg Abbott last week ordered all bars closed, and Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey told residents to stay […]

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Sunbelt states rush to line up hospital beds, not barstools

Florida and other states across the Sunbelt are thinning out the deck chairs, turning over the barstools and rushing to line up more hospital beds as they head into the height of the summer season amid a startling surge in confirmed cases of the coronavirus. With newly reported infections running at around 40,000 a day […]

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Jacksonville, Trump’s New Convention Site, Will Now Require Face Masks

MIAMI — Florida billed itself as a coronavirus oasis when it wooed the Republican National Convention: The pandemic seemed under control, and Republican state and city leaders welcomed a major televised event to show off the progress and cement votes for President Trump in the nation’s biggest presidential battleground. That pitch collided with the grim […]

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Jilissa Ann Zoltko: 5 Things To Know About Gorgeous Model Spotted On Lunch Date With Tyler Cameron

Tyler Cameron was spotted with yet another gorgeous blonde while out in Florida! Here’s what you need to know about Jilissa Ann Zoltko, the stunning swimwear model and law student. There may be a new lady in Tyler Cameron‘s life! The Bachelorette alum, 27, was spotted out and about in Florida, with a stunning blonde […]

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Florida doctors to Jacksonville mayor: Hosting Republican National Convention is ‘medically disrespectful’

Hundreds of doctors in Florida sent a letter to Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry and the city council, warning that hosting the Republican National Convention would invite further spread of the coronavirus as Florida already is dealing with a spike in cases. The letter says that with 40,000 people expected to attend, the event should be either […]

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Florida Court Will Hear Video Appeal in Robert Kraft Case

A three-judge panel in the Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal in West Palm Beach will hear an appeal of the case against the New England Patriots’ owner, Robert K. Kraft, this week when it considers a lower court’s decision to throw out video evidence that is central to the two misdemeanor charges against him […]

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Pence postpones Florida, Arizona campaign events amid increase in coronavirus cases there

Vice President Mike Pence has postponed his “Faith in America” tour events in Florida and Arizona amid rapidly rising coronavirus cases in both states. “Vice President Pence will no longer participate in campaign events in Arizona and Florida this week,” a spokesman close to Pence told Fox News Saturday. “This is related to coronavirus numbers increasing in […]

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Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. States Backtrack on Reopening as Cases Climb

Here’s what you need to know: Spikes in Texas and Florida become ‘a warning to everyone.’ Image Sunset Beach in Treasure Island, Fla., on Friday.Credit…Eve Edelheit for The New York Times In Texas and Florida, leaders abruptly set new restrictions on bars, a reversal that appeared unthinkable just days ago. Near the end of Friday, […]

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