Episode 10 of 57weeks.COM pOdcast. Apple Dumpling Episode

Tom Truex, is the featured host in the podcast, 57Weeks. In Episode 10 he gives you some details on the life and death of “Wild Bill Hickok.” Also his take on the importance of an old school recipe for apple dumplings. Episode available on 57Weeks.Com or Spotify. ... Read More

Homeland Security chief Alejandro Mayorkas to visit Miami, meet with Haitians and Cubans

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is visiting Miami on Monday to meet with the Haitian and Cuban communities as well as local and federal authorities. The agency said … Click to Continue » ... Read More

Ira Hall, a Miami arts supporter and Arsht board chair, was a ‘corporate game-changer’

At Ira D. Hall’s memorial service at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Miami Gardens, Hall’s family called the Wall Street executive a “corporate game-changer.” Among Hall’s many accomplishments, he became … Click to Continue » ... Read More

Couple arrested in connection with North Lauderdale shooting and robbery

Two people have been arrested on charges related to a robbery and shooting in North Lauderdale earlier this week that left one man in critical condition. Daniel Gray, 20, of Plantation, and his girlfriend, Neki Lys, 18, of North Lauderdale, met with the victim and a minor boy shortly after 3 p.m. Tuesday in the 4000 block of Bailey Road for “a transaction,” the Broward Sheriff’s Office said Friday. Advertisement The victim got into a car, driven by Lys, where Gray shot him, the... Read More

14-year-old charged as an adult in murder of Deerfield Beach teen

A 14-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Rickey Ferguson Jr., a 16-year-old student and football player at Deerfield Beach High School. A grand jury indicted Keantae Vaughn, a ninth-grader at Andrews High School in Pompano Beach, as an adult on Wednesday. Vaughn was arrested Dec. 30 and has been moved from the juvenile detention facility into the Broward Sheriff’s Office’s Paul Rein Detention Facility. Advertisement The South Florida Sun Sentinel... Read More

UF campus shut down in 2020 due to COVID. Now the case is headed to the Florida Supreme Court

TALLAHASSEE — A potential class-action lawsuit has gone to the Florida Supreme Court in a dispute about whether the University of Florida should return fees to students because of a campus shutdown early in the COVID-19 pandemic. Attorneys for UF graduate student Anthony Rojas filed a notice this week that is a first step in asking the Supreme Court to take up the case. The move came after a divided panel of the 1st District Court of Appeal in November said an Alachua County circuit judge... Read More

There was awkward silence and panic before mayor’s speech. Then Gail started singing

Gail Seay was in the audience watching the ceremony featuring her boss, Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, when an awkward silence filled the City Commission chambers. The police officer expected to … Click to Continue » ... Read More

Florida pension managers chase returns on investments amid ‘ESG’ uproar

TALLAHASSEE — As Gov. Ron DeSantis and other Florida Republican leaders regularly criticize “environmental, social and governance” investing, state pension-fund managers maintain some investments in firms that could draw fire for being overly progressive. Lamar Taylor, interim executive director of the State Board of Administration, told members of the House Constitutional Rights, Rule of Law & Government Operations Subcommittee this week that managers are expected to determine the... Read More