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Another Deadly Boat Crash into the Rocks off of Government Cut

Two people are dead, and a third victim hospitalized following a boat crash in the Miami Beach area off of Government Cut. Sound familiar. TRAGIC ACCIDENTTwo people died in a boat accident near the Miami Beach area of Government Cut. This is the same area where Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and two others died […]

Trump Golfs With Rush Limbaugh, Egg Roll at White House

President Trump is back at the White House after spending Easter Weekend playing golf with an LPGA star and one of the biggest players in talk radio. Trump spent the weekend at his Mar-a-Lago Resort in Florida where his golf partners included LPGA star Lexi Thompson and conservative radio icon Rush Limbaugh. White House today […]

Florida Connection: Attorney Avenatti Accused of Swindling Heat Star

Federal prosecutors say that notorious lawyer Michael Avenatti embezzled nearly $3 million from the former girlfriend of Miami Heat start Hassan Whiteside. Avenatti was retained by Alexis Gardner to negotiate a settlement for an undisclosed dispute with Whiteside who agreed to pay her $3 million starting with a $2.75 million wire transfer. Avenatti would have […]

Outrage Grows After Broward Arrest Video Goes Viral

Sheriff Gregory Tony of Broward County found himself under scrutiny after a video of a rough arrest by one of his deputies made the rounds on social media. In the video, a J.P. Tarravella High School student is pepper sprayed, punched, and slammed to the pavement by deputies who were responding to reports of a […]

DHS, Pentagon Consider Classifying Fentanyl as WMD

According to an internal Department of Homeland Security memo, top military and Homeland Security officials are considering whether to classify fentanyl as a weapon of mass destruction, or WMD. The synthetic opioid, which has been repeatedly blamed for a rise in drug overdose deaths in this country, concerns national security officials due to its potential […]

Several Passengers Become Sick During Flight from Miami to Boston

An official with the Massachusetts Port Authority says 16 passengers on an American Airlines flight bound for Boston from Miami were taken to a hospital after the plane landed Port Authority spokeswoman Samantha Decker says all of the passengers’ symptoms appeared to be mild, but had no information on a possible cause for the illnesses. […]

Hungry Boy Calls 911 to Request McDonald’s

A 5-year-old Michigan boy with a craving for fast food and his grandmother already asleep, decided to call for help over the weekend. Rather than calling a delivery service, Iziah Hall called 911 dispatchers, and here is how it went: Dispatcher: “Kent County 911 what’s your emergency?” Iziah: “Can you bring me McDonald’s?” Dispatcher: “I’m […]

Local Musician Jimmy Buffett Launches Cannabis Brand

South Florida resident and musician Jimmy Buffett is collaborating with a company called Surterra Wellness to launch a new cannabis brand named after his band, Coral Reefer. The company and Buffett held a kick-off event this weekend at Surterra’s North Palm Beach facility. Buffett stops by Surterra Wellness for Coral Reefer kickoff – https://t.co/BNNIVN39TS pic.twitter.com/cbQqityPc9 […]

False Gun Sighting Causes Tense Moments at Anti-Gun Rally in WPB

The mood turned tense at an anti-gun rally in West Palm Beach on Saturday afternoon, after a man seemed to pull out a gun from his vehicle. Several people were attending the rally at the corner of Congress Avenue and Gun Club Road, near Trump International Golf Club, when a black car approached. Reporters with […]

President Attends Easter Mass, Continues Mueller Response

President Trump and the First Lady headed to Easter Sunday services at Bethesda-By-the-Sea on Sunday morning, as the President tweeted: Happy Easter! I have never been happier or more content because your Country is doing so well, with an Economy that is the talk of the World and may be stronger than it has ever […]