Interstate 95

Irma evacuees now home from Santa Rosa

Irma evacuees now home from Santa Rosa

A day after Irma had cleared south Florida, Teresa Focaracci, her son, his girlfriend and their friends headed back home from the Springhill Suites on Navarre Beach. They were six people, five large dogs and a cat crammed into two cars, and rode out the storm in the hotel. For roughly 14 hours they made […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 20

Five Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 20

OFFICIALS: WOMAN THROWS DOG FROM BRIDGE, CLAIMING IT CAN FLY Capt. David Walesky of Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control told the Palm Beach Post (https://goo.gl/AsAsgz ) that the 8-year-old Jack Russell Terrier mix dislocated a leg in the fall Wednesday from a bridge in Riviera Beach. Sheriff’s officials say the woman, who was […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 2

Five Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 2

DISNEY WORLD EXPLORING FOOT TRACKING TECHNOLOGY Walt Disney World Company recently received a patent for the new technology from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The technology would involve a sensor and cameras, which would help identify visitors. The data received could customize the guest experience. Currently, Disney World can track guests by MagicBands, hotel […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Mar. 24

Five Things to Know in Florida for Mar. 24

MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO ATTACKING FLIGHT ATTENDANT The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Jacksonville reports in a news release that 36-year-old Joseph Michael Sharkey of Virginia entered his plea Tuesday. He faces up to 20 years in prison. BEER, CHIPS SPILL ONTO FLORIDA HIGHWAY It wasn’t a happy hour for some central Florida drivers when trucks […]