Florida transportation officials to announce Moving Florida Forward projects in Volusia County
Officials with the Florida Department of Transportation will announce details on Tuesday morning for upcoming projects in Volusia County as part of the Moving Florida Forward Infrastructure Initiative.
DeSantis requests federal disaster declaration for 25 Florida counties after Idalia
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday said the state has requested a federal disaster declaration for 25 counties that were under a hurricane warning while Idalia pressed into the Big Bend as a major storm the day prior.
DeSantis wants to push Disney lawsuit to after 2024 election
Gov. DeSantis would prefer to see the federal lawsuit the Walt Disney Company filed against him dismissed, but if it has to go forward, his attorneys are pushing for a trial date in 2025 — a year after the presidential election he hopes to be a nominee in.
Viral TikTok emu fights to survive avian flu that struck its entire South Florida farm
You might know of Emmanuel the Emu, the viral TikTok sensation, from hilarious videos taken at a farm in South Florida. But what you might not know is that the animal has been fighting for its life this past week after being sickened with the avian flu.
Florida reports 89,119 COVID cases as Pfizer submits updated booster for FDA approval
Pfizer asked U.S. regulators to approve its combination COVID-19 vaccine that adds protection against the newest omicron strains after the Food and Drug Administration ordered the minds behind the vaccine to tweak their shots.
Here’s a list of DeSantis-backed school board candidates who won election night
Gov. Ron DeSantis backed a group of 30 school board candidates prior to Tuesday’s election primaries. With nearly all precincts reporting their votes in these races as of 10 p.m. Tuesday, at least 19 of those candidates seem likely to win.
Seminole County middle school student, 13, arrested after striking resource deputy in ‘groin area,’ sheriff’s office says
A 13-year-old student of Greenwood Lakes Middle School was arrested on campus Friday in a physical struggle between the teen and a school resource deputy, according to the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office.
Unsettled weather arrives in Central Florida for the weekend
It won’t be a total loss Saturday, but rain chances will be elevated especially for the afternoon and evening. After morning storms along the immediate coast, expect a few stray showers through the morning north of Orlando. Otherwise, expect a mix of clouds and sunshine.
Musk hints support for possible DeSantis presidential run in 2024
Following a Texas special election that saw Republican Mayra Flores winning the state’s 34th District congressional House of Representatives seat, business magnate and CEO of Tesla Elon Musk announced his leanings toward Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for president in 2024.