How many of you think that OPD Officer Frederick Rolle Jr. is worthy to keep his law enforcement certification?
With application season in full gear and college living costs reaching $24,980 per student for nine to 12 months, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2018’s Best & Worst College Towns & Cities in America as a follow-up on its College & University Rankings. To help college-bound high school seniors determine their future home for […]
A judge sentenced former congresswoman and convicted felon Corrine Brown to 5 years in federal prison Monday morning during a short hearing at the U.S. federal courthouse in downtown Jacksonville. Judge Tim Corrigan issued the sentence for Brown to serve 60 months, about 5 years, in federal prison after she was found guilty on 18 counts of […]
People encounter hazards every day, some serious, others rare and innocuous. But we fear certain kinds more than others. According to Gallup, four in 10 Americans “fear being a victim of a mass shooting,” while 30 percent of U.S. adults are concerned about terrorism. Many also worry about falling victim to hate crimes or sexual assault. The list goes on, and these sentiments often are expressed in response to recent headlines.
But people can feel unsafe in other ways, too. Besides the types of hazards that can cause bodily injury or other physical harm, taking out an unaffordable second mortgage, forgoing health insurance or even visiting unsecured websites are also ways people run into danger.
No one can avoid all danger, however, and we take on a certain level of risk based on where we choose to live. Some cities are simply better at protecting their residents from harm…Orlando is not among them
Just after 11:00 a.m. today deputies responded to the Public Storage facility located at 1801 W. Oak Ridge Rd. in reference to a fight involving a knife. Multiple persons were on scene when deputies discovered Arthur Cobwell dob 2/12/68 suffering a stab wound. Cobwell was transported to ORMC where he was declared deceased just before […]
On July 1-6, 2018, more than 4,000 Special Olympics athletes and coaches from all 50 states and the District of Columbia will gather in Seattle to compete before tens of thousands of spectators and volunteers. The 2018 USA Games will showcase the limitless talents of people with intellectual disabilities while promoting the barrier-breaking power of sport […]