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Esther’s School Celebrates Graduation of 2024 Senior Class

Esther’s School, which serves both neuro-typical as well as special needs students in Florida, announced the graduation of the Class of 2024.

Florida Duo Charged with Organized Retail Theft in Four County Crime Spree

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody’s office is charging two individuals with felony organized retail theft in a four county crime spree.

Multi-State Gas Pump Skimming & Fuel Theft Ring Busted in Florida

Five members of a multi-state gas pump skimming and fuel theft ring were arrested in Florida on aggravated identity theft and fraud charges.

Naval Commander Distributed Child Sexual Abuse Material, Retained Classified Info

A Naval Commander from Jacksonville, Florida distributed child sexual abuse material and retained classified national defense information.

Florida Man to Pay $27 Million for Medicare Fraud with Cancer Genomic Tests

Florida businessman Daniel Hurt ordered to pay over $27 million for Medicare fraud in connection with cancer genomic tests.

Florida Raises Minimum Age for Strippers, Combats Human Trafficking

Florida is raising the minimum age for strippers, as part of many actions to combat human trafficking and support survivors.

Coast Guard Offloads $185 Million in Illegal Narcotics in South Florida

U.S. Coast Guard offloaded more than 13,803 pounds of cocaine and 3,736 pounds of marijuana, estimated street value of $185 million in South Florida.

Three Appointed to Judicial Nominating Commission by Florida Governor

Governor Ron DeSantis announced three appointments - from Windermere, Pensacola, and Tampa - to Florida’s Judicial Nominating Commissions.

Florida Attorney General’s 2023 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Named

The 2023 Attorney General’s Law Enforcement Officer of the Year was celebrated along with other nominees from around Florida.

$2.3 Million Awarded to Florida’s Military Communities

Florida was awarded $2.3 million through the Defense Infrastructure Grant Program, Governor Ron DeSantis recently announced.

South Florida Woman Charged for Sex Trafficking Multiple Women

A South Florida woman was charged for sex trafficking multiple women by Attorney General Ashley Moody’s Office of Statewide Prosecution.

Florida AG Calls for Investigation of Starbucks Race-Based Quota Hiring

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody calls for investigation of Starbucks for race-based quota hiring practices that appear to discriminate.

Florida Woman Wins $1 Million Prize from Scratch-Off Game

A Florida woman claimed a $1 million prize from the $5,000,000 CASHWORD scratch-off game.

Florida Lottery Unveils Four New Scratch-Off Games

The Florida Lottery unveiled four new scratch-off games ranging in price from $1 to $5 and offer more than $157 million in total cash prizes.

Florida Announces Unprecedented Record-Breaking Tourism Numbers

Tourism to Florida has reached unprecedented levels, solidifying Florida’s status as the premier destination for travelers worldwide.

State Parks Offer Free Admission to Kick Off Summer for Florida’s Families

To kick off summer for Florida's families, all state parks will be free to enter during Memorial Day Weekend, Governor Ron DeSantis declared.

Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Killed U.S. Airman Roger Fortson, Attorney Ben Crump Responds

Senior Airman Roger Fortson was fatally shot by a Florida Sheriff’s Deputy after police entered the wrong apartment.

Florida Hospital System Agrees to Pay to Resolve Liability of Improper Discounts

Florida Hospital System agrees to pay to resolve liability relating to self-disclosure of improper discounts.

Florida Federal Correctional Officer Indicted for Sexual Acts with Inmate

A correctional officer at the Federal Correctional Institution Tallahassee with sexual acts with an inmate in federal custody.

Florida Steel Traders Violated Russia-Ukraine Sanctions, Money Laundered

Florida steel traders from Orlando and Miami were sentenced for Russia-Ukraine sanctions violations and money laundering.

Florida Man Sentenced for Racially Motivated Attacks on Two Black Women

A Florida man was sentenced for committing two federal hate crimes by attacking two Black women with a gun.

Florida Lottery Announces Monumental Powerball Win in Miami Shores

Miami Shores is buzzing with excitement after a lucky POWERBALL player won $214 million in the May 6th drawing.

Florida Ticket Wins $214.9 Million Powerball Jackpot

The $214.9 million Powerball jackpot has been won in Florida.

Woman Wins $2 Million from Florida Lottery’s Monopoly Doubler Scratch-Off

The Florida Lottery recently announced that a woman claimed a $2 million top prize from the $10 MONOPOLY DOUBLER scratch-off game.

Florida’s Historic Coast Recognizes 60th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act

Florida's Historic Coast is ready to recognize the 60th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act with events, presentations and celebrations.

St. Thomas University Sets Commencement, Enrollment Records

St. Thomas University will set a commencement participation record during three celebration ceremonies, as university's enrollment soars to new high.

Florida AG Takes NCAA to Court in Midst of Actions Against UF, FSU over NIL Violations

In midst of actions against Florida universities over NIL violations, Attorney General Moody is taking the NCAA to court for violating antitrust laws.

National Association of Black County Officials Welcomes Fulton DA Fani Willis in Miami

The National Association of Black County Officials gave a warm welcome to Fulton County DA Fani Willis at 2024 Leadership Summit & Retreat in Miami.

Florida Unveils First-in-Nation Opportunity for Parents, Grandparents to Support Students in Classroom

Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis unveiled new Resiliency Florida resources to support students and parents to build resiliency at school and home.

$156 Million Announced to Expand Solar in the Sunshine State

$156.1 million in federal grant funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was announced for the Florida Solar for All Coalition.