Attorneys for Florida’s teachers union and others point to the trial court’s factual findings, supported by clear evidence, establishing that the state had abused its powers in a way that was harmful to Floridians.” The motions pointed to continuing safety threats to teachers and other school employees.
The grant will allow effective training, timely screening for mental illness and substance abuse, evidence-based treatment and case management for individuals involved in the criminal justice system.
Brian Scott Odell, 37, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to two years in prison for unlawful sex with a 16-year-old girl, but now faces new charges from that same case, only because it took this long for investigators and the prosecution to produce the evidence. He was to be released to probation next week.
Less than a month after a man drowned while swimming with his cousins off South 26th Street in Flagler Beach, two women and a man were pulled from the surf at North 3rd Street before noon today, one of them unresponsive.
No private firms bid on Florida’s $30 million contract to set up and operate a drug importation program. Bids were due at the end of September. The setback is likely to delay by at least several months Florida’s effort to become the first state to import drugs.
Democrat Joe Biden and his supporters are targeting Puerto Ricans along the Interstate 4 corridor in the effort to flip the state blue. Trump has solid backing from Cuban-American voters, especially in Miami-Dade County, who for decades have been a reliable source of support for Republican candidates running statewide.
The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office on Friday was pursuing two unrelated missing-person cases: that of 13-year-old Xandar Garrett, who went missing from his F Section around midday Thursday, and Jamal Matthew Bell, 30, a resident of Palm Coast’s E Section missing since Thursday morning.
Four weeks after the governor lifted all restrictions on restaurants and other businesses, Covid-19 cases are again rising in Flagler County and Florida, mirroring on a smaller scale a surge cascading across the country and sparing few states as officials speak of a third wave of the pandemic on the cusp of the holiday season.
In April, election officials from a little over half of Florida’s counties signed a letter asking their secretary of state and attorney general to either take legal action against the Center for Voter Information or speak out publicly against its mailers, which the letter referred to as “a deceptive enterprise” that will “carpet bomb Floridians with more voter registration deception this month.”
A 42-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman, both homeless of long date in town, were arrested for having sex on a sidewalk by the PNC Bank building on Belle Terre Parkway in Palm Coast Wednesday.