Biden lashes out at Fox reporter in hot mic moment
President Joe Biden was caught on a hot mic Monday calling a Fox News reporter a vulgarity after the journalist asked him a question about inflation. It was Biden's second hot mic moment in a week, both in response to questions from Fox News. (Jan. 24)news.yahoo.com
A Florida student reported a teacher for misconduct. Then the student started facing trouble.
If you see something, say something. It’s a message that students across Florida and the nation are encouraged to follow when they learn about bullying or other misbehavior, by other students or adults. But what happens when they actually make a report. One Hillsborough County teen learned that the response isn’t always what you might expect. Read on for that story and more Florida education ...news.yahoo.com
A by-the-numbers look at a year of Oscar diversity, firsts
10 — Nominations for “Mank," the most of any film this year, with nods for best picture, best director for Fincher, best actor for Gary Oldman and best supporting actress for Seyfried. In the best supporting actor category, Heath Ledger and Ralph Richardson were nominated, with Ledger winning for “The Dark Knight” in 2009. 5 — African nations that have received nominations for best international feature, now that Tunisia has its first nominee, “The Man Who Sold His Skin." 4 — Nominations received by “Nomadland” director Chloé Zhao, a record for a woman in a record year for women. 1 — Man nominated for both best actor and best original song.
2 thrown from motorcycle, killed during Florida crash
LAKELAND, Fla. - A man and a woman were killed in a motorcycle crash in Florida, officials said. The Ledger reports that Phillip Mouser, 24, and his passenger, Tayler Rozelle, 22, died Sunday night at the scene of the Lakeland crash. Police said Mouser and Rozelle were traveling through an intersection when a car made a left turn in front of them. The motorcycle hit the car, throwing the riders, according to police. The crash remains under investigation.
90 days? Florida man sentenced for killing motorcyclist
BARTOW, Fla. - A Florida man who struck and killed a motorcyclist while trying to pass two cars on a rural road was sentenced to 90 days in jail and a year without driving. The Ledger reports Jarrod Witt Lee, 33, was facing up to a year in jail Wednesday for culpable negligence in the 2017 death of motorcyclist Philip Brown. Lee's car hit the motorcycle head-on, and Brown, 40, was thrown from his bike and died, officials said. Prosecutors were seeking a vehicular homicide conviction, but jurors found Lee guilty of the lesser charge. Copyright 2019 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.
Body parts found inside gator after Florida man discovered dead
FORT MEADE, Fla. - Officials are investigating the death of a man discovered floating in a Florida canal with some of his remains found inside an alligator. The Ledger reports that a person found the body floating west of Fort Meade and saw an alligator had parts of it in its mouth. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission trapped and killed the alligator to perform a necropsy, which revealed that one of Ford's hands and one of his feet were in the gator's stomach. An autopsy revealed Ford had other injuries caused by the gator and apparently drowned, though an official cause of death has yet to be determined. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.