February 8

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. WHO WAS THE TARGET OF THREATS BY TABLOID Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says he was the target of “extortion and blackmail” by the publisher of the National Enquirer, which he said threatened to publish revealing personal photos of him. 2. VIRGINIA DEMOCRATS BRACE FOR POLITICAL FALLOUT OF SCANDAL The political crisis in Virginia threatens […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 8

Five Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 8

CHARGES DROPPED FOR NIECE OF SUSPECT IN OFFICER KILLING Prosecutors have declined to file charges against Lakensha Smith-Loyd, the niece of Markeith Loyd. Markeith Loyd is facing two first-degree murder counts and other charges related to the deaths of his pregnant ex-girlfriend and Lt. Debra Clayton. Smith-Loyd, was arrested on an accessory charge last month […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 8

Five Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 8

POLICE INVESTIGATE MASS SHOOTING AT FLORIDA NIGHTCLUBS A shooting erupted inside a nightclub packed with hundreds of people in Orlando’s tourist district early Sunday, killing two people and injuring 10 others. Early Saturday, a shooting broke out at a Tampa strip club, killing two and injuring at least seven people. STATE GOP LAWMAKERS BACK LGBT […]