New Florida state laws to go into affect over weekend

New Florida state laws Multiple new laws are set to go into affect on Saturday and they cover everything from gun control to abortion. One new law that starts Saturday now allows firearms to be carried into public places such as parks and buildings. Another law that will take place this weekend will make it more difficult for juvenile girls …

Listeria outbreak from cantaloupes considered worst food-borne illness in decade

Listeria outbreak from cantaloupes The outbreak of food-borne illness from Listeria contaminated-cantaloupes that were grown in Colorado has been called the worst in over a decade. On Tuesday, the Center of Disease Control announced that 13 people have been killed and 72 have been sickened from the outbreak. Three additional deaths are also being investigated to see if there is …

Fall prevention important for elderly over 65

Falls are a top cause of injury and death For Floridians that are over the age of 65, falls are a top cause of injury and death. According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention, nearly one third of all Americans over age 65 suffer a fall each year. This is why it is important to make sure that …

Investigation into Russian plane crash is now completed

The cause of a Russian plane crash The cause of a Russian plane crash that left one Weston family dead has now been determined. It has been said that the navigator was operating under the influence and that there was thick fog in the air. The accident occurred as a RusAir plane crashed into a highway after flying into a …

Florida pedestrian struck and killed in accident

Pedestrian Car Accident A Fort Meyer woman was struck and killed in a pedestrian auto accident in Fort Lauderdale near County Road 315. According to Florida Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 6:30 a.m. when a woman was struck by a tractor-trailer. The 50-year-old woman’s car broke down and she was walking home when she was struck by a 33-year-old …

Police still search for suspect in fatal hit-and-run

Fatal bicycle accident Florida State Troopers continue to investigate a fatal bicycle accident that occurred last Tuesday. They have now stated that they think that they found the vehicle that struck the 31-year-old bicyclist dead. The police processed a red Dodge Challenger for evidence and are still trying to determine the driver and who the car is registered to. The …