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UPDATED: Unemployment Agency Reports Data Breach; ID Verification Tool Planned

The state agency responsible for overseeing unemployment claims said Thursday that a recent data breach affected some applicants for reemployment assistance. A statement from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity explains that residents who were impacted by a “data security incident” have been notified. DEO spokeswoman Paige Landrum adds that the issue was addressed within […]

Notary Does Not Recall Signing Will of Carole Baskin’s Missing Husband

THURSDAY 8:50 P.M. UPDATE: Notary Sandra Wittkopp, whose signature is on Don Lewis’ will, leaving control of the late millionaire’s assets to his widow, ‘Tiger King’ star Baskin, claims that she has no recollection of signing the document. “I don’t remember a will at all,” Wittkopp told the Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting. “I was […]

Accidental Shooting Kills Second Teen in Two Weeks in Miami

Authorities in Miami-Dade County have confirmed that two teenage girls were accidentally shot in the head just one week apart from each other. Most recently, 17-year-old Michael McGowan was arrested last Tuesday in connection with a Monday night shooting at an efficiency in the 2700 block of Southwest 20th Street. He is facing one count […]

Universal Orlando Submits Proposal to Reopen the First Week of June

The fun of the Orlando theme parks could be returning sooner than we expected. Just days after it reopened the CityWalk, Universal Orlando Resort has submitted a proposal to state officials requesting that it be allowed to reopen June 5. The announcement comes as Florida is currently in Full Phase 1 of Governor Ron DeSantis’ […]

Boynton Man Pulls Gun on Girlfriend, Leads Police on 100MPH Chase

Boynton Beach Police say a man fled from officers by driving at 100mph, causing several crashes after pulling a gun on his girlfriend in the middle of an argument. Officers arrested 22-year-old Jacques Joseph this week on charges including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated assault on an officer, fleeing or eluding police, and […]

Broward Allows Nonprofits, More Businesses to Reopen

Business owners and customers in Broward received some more good news Thursday. County officials issued an executive order that allows nonprofit organizations, dog groomers, and nearly any other business to reopen. Gyms, however, are required to remain closed. The order from Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry allows “every nonprofit, retail and commercial establishment” to get […]

UPDATED: Local Children Diagnosed with Illness Possibly Linked to COVID-19

THURSDAY 6:40 P.M. UPDATE: Medical professionals are reporting that children have also been hospitalized in Palm Beach County for MIS-C, or Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome. “We started hearing about it in Europe. Pediatricians in Europe telling us about it, and since then we’ve been hearing about it from more and more places,” says local pediatrician […]

CDC Releases Guidelines for Safely Reopening Schools

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week released new guidelines for safely reopening schools during the coronavirus pandemic. The 60 page CDC document explains that some of the guidelines for schools include: -Face coverings for all staff members — with coverings encouraged for students -Cleaning and disinfecting of high-touch surfaces daily -Restrictions on […]

Georgia Officials Arrest, Charge Man Who Filmed Ahmaud Arbery Killing

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has arrested the man accused of recording the deadly February shooting of Ahmaud Arbery on a felony murder charge. Officials say 50-year-old William “Roddie” Bryan, Jr. was taken into custody Thursday on charges of felony murder and criminal attempt to commit false imprisonment. The GBI released a statement that reads, […]

Broward County Mayor Endorses Gregory Tony for Election as Sheriff

Broward County Mayor Dale Holness on Thursday endorsed Gregory Tony for sheriff. Holness said in a statement that Tony, who has served as sheriff since January 2019, “has held bad actors accountable and put together the most diverse command staff we’ve ever seen. Sheriff Tony has truly proven himself more than deserving of the support […]