September 1

Five Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 1

Five Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 1

FLORIDA MAN CHARGED WITH USING CONFEDERATE FLAG AS WEAPON Police say 21-year-old Christopher Monzon threatened a crowd of about 100 people who gathered outside Hollywood City Hall Wednesday to support removing the names of Confederate generals from city streets. Monzon yelled at the demonstrators and then charged at them before officers quickly tackled him. Hollywood’s […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 1

Five Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 1

FIRST COMMERCIAL FLIGHT IN 50 YEARS TO CUBA DEPARTS FROM FORT LAUDERDALE The first commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than a half century landed in the central city of Santa Clara after taking off from Fort Lauderdale Wednesday morning. The flight restored regular air service severed at the height of […]

Today in History

Today in History

Today is Thursday, Sept. 1, the 245th day of 2016. There are 121 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 1, 1939, World War II began as Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On this date: In 1715, following a reign of 72 years, King Louis XIV of France died four days before […]