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Elian Gonzalez Finally Joins Twitter in Cuba

One of the newest members of Twitter is none other than Elian Gonzalez. In his first post, Gonzalez says he joined the social media site on his 25th birthday and on the first day Cubans were allowed to access the complete internet via their cell phone. No es casualidad que me una a Twitter en […]

FHP: I-95 Re-opened in Pompano Beach After Woman Hit and Killed

If you are traveling out of Palm Beach County in to Broward Friday morning, stick with the turnpike because I-95 southbound has been closed for the entire hours but just re-opened at 8:30. All lanes were closed at Atlantic Boulevard for a portion of I-95 southbound in Broward County after a fatal overnight accident involving […]

No Joke: Comedian Kevin Hart Will Not Host the Oscars Due to Past Tweets

This is no joke and it was fun while it lasted, but Kevin Hart will not host of next year’s Oscars due to facing criticism over previous Tweets he made about gay people. The comedian announced his decision on Twitter Thursday night, writing, “I do not want to be a distraction on a night that […]

The News You Need To Know In A Minute 12/7/18

President Trump extended holiday cheer to relatives of Parkland, Florida high school shooting victims this first holiday season without their loved ones. At a Hanukkah celebration at the White House last night…President Trump welcomed Andrew Pollack. He lost his 18-year-old daughter Meadow in the Valentine’s Day massacre… Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office will reveal new […]

FHP: I-95 Shutdown in Pompano Beach After Woman Hit and Killed

If you are traveling out of Palm Beach County in to Broward Friday morning, stick with the turnpike because I-95 southbound may be closed for the entire rush hour. All lanes remain closed at Atlantic Boulevard for a portion of I-95 southbound in Broward County after a fatal overnight accident involving a female pedestrian who […]

Heroic FHP Trooper to Talk About Ordeal

The video of a frightening incident involving an FHP trooper who saved another man’s life went viral. And now the officer is ready to talk about his ordeal. FHP Trooper Mithil Patel is home recovering after he was hit by a car while working a crash on I-95 Monday near the Hobe Sound exit. He […]

Ohio Dad Makes Daughter Walk 5 Miles to School After She Bullied Classmate

An Ohio dad’s lesson on bullying has the Internet in a frenzy after he shared a video of his daughter walking to school as punishment after she was suspended for bullying. Matt Cox of Swanton said his 10-year-old daughter, Kirsten, had been kicked off the school bus twice for bullying another student and as a result, […]

A Southwest Flight Slides Off Runway in Burbank

A Southwest Airlines flight arriving at Burbank Airport from Oakland skidded off the runway, shortly after landing on Thursday morning. There were 117 passengers and five crewmembers on the flight. Shortly after the incident, passengers were seen disembarking the aircraft via an emergency slide. The FAA implemented a ground stop that kept incoming flights in the […]

Man Shot at Police Officer in West Palm Beach

Police are searching for a man who fired at least one shot at a police officer on Thursday afternoon. The incident happened around 1:20pm along the 500 block of 50th Street, just east of St. Mary’s Medical Center. Police describe the suspect as a black male in his 30’s-40’s who was last seen wearing a black […]

Stocks Plunge 700 Points Amid China Trade War Fears

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down more than 700 points on Wall Street. U.S. stocks opened sharply lower, as global markets shuddered over the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive and a fresh plunge in oil prices. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 423 points, or 1.7%, to 24603 shortly… https://t.co/22tdR3RLtU — Dennis […]