August 25

Five Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 25

Five Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 25

CARICATURE ARTIST GUILTY OF STABBING CO-WORKER AT THEME PARK Local news outlets report that 35-year-old Fredrick Torres was found guilty Thursday of attempted first-degree murder. He will be sentenced Oct. 12. Glenn Ferguson testified Wednesday that Torres attacked him repeatedly with a pair of scissors and his fists at Universal Islands of Adventure on New […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 25

Five Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 25

NTSB: EL FARO AUDIO INCLUDES CAPTAIN’S ABANDON SHIP ORDER The National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday it recovered 26 hours of information from the ship’s recorder, including bridge audio from the final hours. The El Faro sank Oct. 1 after losing propulsion in the storm. All 33 aboard died. LONGTIME PARISH PRIEST IN TAMPA BAY […]

Today in History

Today in History

Today is Thursday, Aug. 25, the 238th day of 2016. There are 128 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed an act establishing the National Park Service within the Department of the Interior. On this date: In 1718, hundreds of French colonists arrived in Louisiana, […]