Monday, March 27, 2017

Atlanta rap trio Migos will headline Smokechella Fest on 4/20

Posted By on Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 4:22 PM

It's the stuff that 4/20 dreams are made of, as Georgia hip-hop trio Migos have announced a headlining show in Orlando on that most hallowed of days. Migos headline the Smokechella Fest at Gilt Nightclub on (yes) Thursday, April 20 at 7 p.m. along with Ugly God, KT Mr. No Klutchin,...

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Dear spring breakers, please don't use sharks to open your beer

Posted By on Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 4:10 PM

For the second time in a week, an unnamed fraternity member on spring break was filmed doing something really dumb involving sharks. Days after a UCF frat boy was caught on video stumbling into a shark tank at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas, a new clip has surfaced on...

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Local officials plan to commemorate June 12 with 'Orlando United Day'

Posted By on Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 3:52 PM

In a little more than three months, it will have been a year since a gunman at the gay nightclub Pulse took 49 lives during Latin night and rocked the City of Orlando to its core. On June 12, we honor the victims, the survivors and the families, but...

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Democrats file bill that would force Trump to reveal visitor logs at Mar-a-Lago

Posted By on Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 3:39 PM

It would appear that Democrats are finally fed up with random people being photographed next to president Donald Trump while he deals with an international incident, or posing with the guy who holds our country's nuclear football. A new bill called the Mar-A-Lago Act would force Trump to reveal his...

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Bill Nelson comes out against Trump's Supreme Court nominee, supports filibuster

Posted By on Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 3:08 PM

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson came out against President Donald Trump's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, adding that he also supports a Democratic filibuster. In a statement, the Democratic senator says he will be voting against confirming Judge Neil Gorsuch. Gorsuch is Trump's nomination for a Supreme Court seat...

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State Attorney Ayala's decision refuels death penalty debate

Posted By on Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 2:13 PM

Florida's death penalty has been roiled by controversy for decades, marred in the past by botched executions —- including one that resulted in the retirement of "Old Sparky" —- and, more recently, by court rulings condemning the way defendants were sentenced to death. It's been more than a year since...

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Man arrested after Sanford shooting leaves one dead, five injured

Posted By on Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 1:28 PM

Sanford Police have arrested a man after they allege he fatally shot his girlfriend and critically injured her young sons and father before randomly shooting two other people on a nearby street. Officers have arrested Allen D. Cashe, 31, says Bianca Gillett, spokeswoman for Sanford Police. The shooting started around...

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Two Florida panther kittens found north of the Caloosahatchee River

Posted By on Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 1:15 PM

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced on Monday that it found two Florida panther kittens north of the Caloosahatchee River, which is good news for Florida's big cats. So far, Florida panthers have only been breeding south of the Caloosahatchee River, which is located southwest of Florida's...

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An 11-pound 'blunt' washed up on Daytona Beach last weekend

Posted By on Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 1:05 PM

A Daytona man was a little dazed and confused after finding a suspicious package while walking on the beach last weekend. Last Saturday, March 25, Jeff Stolowitz found 11 pound of marijuana wrapped in an 18-inch package, the Orlando Sentinel reports. According to the Sentinel, until Volusia County Beach Safety...

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Jay Z begins production on two film projects about Trayvon Martin

Posted By on Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 11:47 AM

Rapper and business mogul Jay Z has begun working on two film projects that focus on the life of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17-year-old who was fatally shot by George Zimmerman in 2012. Working with Weinstein CO., Jay Z says he has both a feature length film and a six-part...

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