Florida

In her weekly interview on Your Voice with Solomon Jones, CNN commentator Roxanne Jones said the black community should wait and see concerning the controversial Jussie Smollett case. Smollet told police that two Trump supporters attacked him because he is black and gay. Police now question that account. Roxanne Jones pointed out that all the […]

Florida elections officials are racing to recount ballots this week with the state’s contests for the U.S. Senate and governor too close to call. Republicans took the lead in last Tuesday’s elections, but state-mandated recounts were ordered after the processing of more than 8 million ballots. President Donald Trump is calling for the recounts to […]

A Florida man was arrested on a prosecutor’s warrant Monday in connection with a fatal shooting last month that a sheriff said was justified under the state’s “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law. Michael Drejka, 47, was charged with manslaughter in the July 19 death of 28-year-old Markeis McGlockton during a dispute over a handicapped parking […]

A recent decision not to charge a man who shot and killed another man in a convenience store parking lot because of Florida’s “stand your ground” law prompted protest Sunday night. Protesters gathered at the Circle A store on Sunset Point in Clearwater — the scene of the shooting. During a press conference Friday, Pinellas […]

Twenty-one-year-old Alteria Woods was an innocent victim who was caught in the crosshairs between the father of her unborn child and local police.

Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle announced that the four prison guards who were allegedly tied to Darren Rainey’s death won’t face any charges.

Shots rang out around 3:40 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park in Miami, where thousands were gathered to celebrate the Civil Rights icon's legacy.

Two months prior to the shooting, Esteban Santiago showed up at the FBI offices in Anchorage, Alaska unannounced.

Matthew Apperson was convicted of attempted second-degree murder in September.

Residents and tourists on Thursday were ordered to evacuate the coastal areas of southeast Florida and South Carolina as Hurricane Matthew surged toward the U.S. after battering the Bahamas, Haiti, and other parts of the Caribbean, reports USA Today. The storm on Wednesday hammered the Bahamas and whipped toward Florida after “killing at least 21 people in Haiti and […]

Florida’s Orange County Public Schools officials are requiring students to obtain parental permission if they want to kneel during the national anthem at football games, reports The Huffington Post. The decision comes after some students decided to show solidarity with San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who began kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial injustice and oppression in the […]

BJ The Chicago Kid was hanging out with Erica Campbell and GRIFF at their live broadcast in Florida! He opened up about his journey from singing background with the likes of Erica Campbell and Usher, to becoming his own artist. He talks about falling in love with results whether it works out that exceeds his goal […]