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North Carolina News: Florida Computer Store Operator, Alan F. Luboff Is Sentenced To 15 Months For Wire Fraud

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Alan F. Luboff, 51, of Parkland, Florida, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Max O. Cogburn, Jr. to 15 months in prison and three years of supervised release on wire fraud charges, announced Andrew Murray, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. Judge Cogburn also ordered the defendant to … Continue reading North Carolina News: Florida Computer Store Operator, Alan F. Luboff Is Sentenced To 15 Months For Wire Fraud

ORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | White man charged with fatally shooting black man in Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla— Prosecutors charged a white man with manslaughter Monday in the death of an unarmed black man whose videotaped shooting in a store parking lot has revived debate over Florida’s “stand your ground” law. Michael Drejka, 47, has been charged with the July 19 death of Markeis McGlockton outside a Clearwater convenience store, … Continue reading ORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | White man charged with fatally shooting black man in Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla | Florida Gov. wants proof from Sen. Nelson over hacking claim

TALLAHASSEE, Fla — Florida Gov. Rick Scott, calling the allegations sensational, demanded on Friday that U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson provide proof to back up his statement that Russian operatives have penetrated some of his state’s election systems ahead of this year’s crucial election. Scott, a Republican, is running against Nelson, a Democrat, in November’s midterm … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla | Florida Gov. wants proof from Sen. Nelson over hacking claim

Florida News: Chairman Esteban Bovo, Jr. supports Everglades Restoration, Protection, Transportation solutions for residents in Western Miami-Dade County

MIAMI-DADE, FL – Today, Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Esteban Bovo, Jr. reiterated his support of the Kendall Parkway Project and Everglades protection and restoration projects. In June 2018 the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners transmitted an application to the State of Florida for review and comments regarding the proposed extension of Miami-Dade Expressway Authority (MDX) … Continue reading Florida News: Chairman Esteban Bovo, Jr. supports Everglades Restoration, Protection, Transportation solutions for residents in Western Miami-Dade County

Florida News: Florida Governor Rick Scott Provides an Additional $400,000 to Lee County to Clean Local Waterways

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Tuesday, Florida Governor Rick Scott announced that the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is providing an additional $400,000 to Lee County to clean up impacts related to red tide, for a total of $1.1 million in grant funding.  Under the direction of the emergency order issued by Governor Scott last month, … Continue reading Florida News: Florida Governor Rick Scott Provides an Additional $400,000 to Lee County to Clean Local Waterways

Florida News: Martin County Resident, Joshua Laine Rogers Sentenced to Thirty Years in Prison for Production and Distribution of Child Pornography

Stuart, Florida – Joshua Laine Rogers, 35, of Stuart, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Court Senior Judge Donald L. Graham to 30 years in prison, to be followed by a lifetime of supervised release, for producing and distributing pornography of a teenage victim. He was also ordered to register as a sex offender. Benjamin … Continue reading Florida News: Martin County Resident, Joshua Laine Rogers Sentenced to Thirty Years in Prison for Production and Distribution of Child Pornography

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | Paper faces contempt for story on school shooting suspect

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla — A Florida newspaper faced an ethical dilemma after a school district’s mistake exposed details that were supposed to be redacted from its lengthy examination of the education of school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz. The material two judges had ordered kept secret shows that Broward County school officials failed to follow state … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | Paper faces contempt for story on school shooting suspect

CAPE CANAVERAL,Fla | Newest SpaceX booster flies again with Indonesia satellite

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — SpaceX used its newest style booster for a second time to put a communications satellite into orbit for Indonesia. The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off early Tuesday morning from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The first-stage booster previously soared in May, the first time out the gate for this upgraded rocket. After performing … Continue reading CAPE CANAVERAL,Fla | Newest SpaceX booster flies again with Indonesia satellite