April 13

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. COMMANDER IN CHIEF AVOIDS RASH RESOLUTION President Trump has put off a final decision on possible military strikes against Syria after tweeting earlier that they could happen “very soon or not so soon at all.” 2. WHO’S HAVING SECOND THOUGHTS ABOUT HUGE COMMERCIAL DEAL Trade officials have been asked by the president to explore […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 13

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 13

OFFICER CHARGED WITH SHOOTING AUTISTIC MAN’S CARETAKER A news release from the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s office says North Miami Police Officer Jonathan Aledda was charged Wednesday with attempted manslaughter and misdemeanor culpable negligence. Authorities say Aledda shot Charles Kinsey in the leg July 18 as he lay in the street next to his adult client, […]

Today in History

Today in History

Today is Thursday, April 13, the 103rd day of 2017. There are 262 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 13, 1742, “Messiah,” the oratorio by George Frideric Handel featuring the “Hallelujah” chorus, had its first public performance in Dublin, Ireland. On this date: In 1613, Pocahontas, daughter of Chief Powhatan, […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 13

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 13

IMPRISONED EX-DEFENSE CONTRACTOR FACING SEX ABUSE CHARGES Miami federal prosecutors said Tuesday an indictment charges 36-year-old Christopher Rennie Glenn with sex trafficking conspiracy, sexual assault of minors and similar offenses. Prosecutors say the crimes were committed while Glenn worked at a Honduras air base as a contract network systems administrator. WIDOW DISCOVERS FORMER LEGISLATOR STRUCK, […]