June 28, 2022

Florida Gov. DeSantis signs bill increasing punishments for fentanyl trafficking as opioid crisis worsens

Fentanyl traffickers in Florida will now face increased mandatory minimum sentences and methamphetamine dealers who sell drugs such as fentanyl that result in someone’s overdose death could be tried for murder under a new bill signed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday…

AMERICA IS IN CRISIS, WE MUST KEEP FLORIDA FREE

America is in crisis, and Florida can no longer afford to send business-as-usual politicians to Tallahassee. We must KEEP FLORIDA FREE and turn Florida into a fortress for freedom in these increasingly uncertain times. Meet Alex Newman, a proud father, business owner, journalist, teacher and patriot who thinks Florida deserves better. Key Issues Federal overreach:  […]

Florida Gov. DeSantis signs bill increasing punishments for fentanyl trafficking as opioid crisis worsens

Fentanyl traffickers in Florida will now face increased mandatory minimum sentences and methamphetamine dealers who sell drugs such as fentanyl that result in someone’s overdose death could be tried for murder under a new bill signed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday…

Florida Enacts Law to Highlight the Evils of Communism

Commentary Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida is in the national limelight again. This time he’s garnering attention for signing legislation that requires public schools to devote at least 45 minutes a year to teaching the “evils of communism.” The range of negative reactions to the new law is telling. One of the more surprising…

Florida One Step Away From Shearing Disney of Privileges; GOP Expected to Gain 4 Congressional Seats | NTD Evening News

Florida One Step Away From Shearing Disney of Privileges; GOP Expected to Gain 4 Congressional Seats | NTD Evening News A bill that would revoke Disney World of its special self-governing privileges was passed by the final chamber of the Florida legislature on April 21. It now heads to the governor’s desk. On that same…

Florida Lt. Governor praises judge for overturning transit mask mandate | Jeanette Nunez

WATCH: Florida Deputy Tases Knife-Brandishing Woman in Walmart, Authorities Say

Wild body camera footage caught the moment a Florida sheriff’s deputy tased a woman – who had allegedly ingested four grams of methamphetamine earlier in the day – inside a Walmart after authorities say she threatened customers with a brick and knife. The incident occurred in the afternoon of March 30 at the Summerfield Walmart…

UK Government Dismisses Fears Russian Oligarch May Evade Sanctions

The British government said it remains “confident” that sanctions will have a “significant impact” on Russian oligarch Alisher Usmanov despite his alleged attempt to put his assets beyond the reach of the law. Media reports said on Tuesday that Usmanov may have put many of the UK properties and assets he owned out of the…

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Declares Emma Weyant ‘Real Winner’ over Trans Swimmer

Florida’s Republican Governor Ron DeSantis has proclaimed Olympic silver medalist and Florida native Emma Weyant to be the true winner of the NCAA 500-yard freestyle championship despite being beaten by transgender swimmer Lia Thomas last week. Weyant, who came in second during the March 17 competition at the NCAA championships held at Georgia Tech’s McAuley…

Florida: Illegal Alien Charged with Slashing Bike-Riding Couple to Death

An illegal alien is charged with brutally murdering a couple who were riding bikes back to their home in Daytona Beach, Florida. Jean Robert Macean, a 32-year-old illegal alien, was arrested and charged late last week for the murder of a husband and wife — 55-year-old Brenda Aultman and 48-year-old Terry Aultman. According to the…

‘They Don’t Say A Word’: DeSantis Slams Disney’s Opposition To Florida Bill

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis criticized Disney for its opposition to the state’s parental rights legislation in a video shared by Fox News on Thursday.“When you have companies that have made a fortune off being family-friendly and catering to families and young kids, they should understand that parents of young kids do not want this injected…

DeSantis Says Florida Doesn’t Legislate Based ‘on the Musings of Woke Corporations’ after Disney CEO Condemns LGBT Ed Bill

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis talks to the media during a news conference in Miami, Fla., August 29, 2019. (Marco Bello/Reuters) Florida governor Ron DeSantis issued a sharp rebuke of Disney on Thursday, calling out the company’s “woke” stance on the state’s Parental Rights in Education bill and its ties to the Chinese Communist Party. A […]

WATCH: Man Fights Bear at Florida Home to Protect His Dogs

Wildlife officials in Florida are urging citizens to try and avoid bear encounters after a second individual was attacked in the past week. Authorities said a black bear injured a man living in Daytona Beach on Wednesday, WFTV reported Friday. A home surveillance camera recorded the moment Walter Hickox was attacked while on his porch,…

Ports Are Open: Ron DeSantis Announces Global Shipping Company Moving Some Operations from California to Florida

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) announced Friday that the global shipping company Sea-Lead Shipping is moving part of its operations from California to Jacksonville, Florida — another victory for the governor, whose state’s ports have increased their capacity to help alleviate the nationwide supply chain crisis. Speaking from Jacksonville, Florida, DeSantis spoke of the continued supply chain…

Florida First State to Allow Doctors to Use Off-Label Drugs for Early Treatment of COVID-19

Repurposed drugs that have been shown to prevent or treat COVID-19 may be prescribed by physicians, the Florida Department of Health said in its new COVID-19 guidance for health care practitioners. The guidance, published on Feb. 24, says that health care practitioners are encouraged to provide early treatment for COVID-19 patients with federally approved generic…

Tyree Appleby takes over, Florida rallies past No. 2 Auburn

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Tyree Appleby scored 20 of his 26 points in the second half, Colin Castleton added 19 and Florida rallied to beat No. 2 Auburn 63-62 Saturday to extend its home dominance in the series. The Tigers (24-3, 12-2 Southeastern Conference) lost their second straight on the road […]

Florida suspected home intruder shot, killed after awakening sleeping residents

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A man accused of breaking into a Florida couple’s home overnight was shot and killed after awakening the sleeping residents early Saturday.  The suspect, described as an approximately 40-year-old man, broke a window at the home located in the 500 block of Avon Road in West Palm […]

Florida firefighters pull dog out of 15-foot hole

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Firefighters don’t just put out fires. Rescue workers in Florida saved a dog that got stuck in a deep hole. Fortunately, the dog was reportedly very friendly and was happy to see the firefighters that descended into the hole. The South Walton Fire District posted about the […]

Florida Walmart shopper throws ‘hissy fit’ after being confronted over alleged shoplifting

Florida police say an alleged Walmart shoplifter threw “a hissy fit” before hurling a Barbie doll at a store worker’s face when she got caught stealing. It happened at around 1 p.m. on Feb. 2 at a store located in Winter Haven. Local police are asking for the public’s help identifying the woman, who they […]

WATCH: Florida Man Fights Off Black Bear on Porch, Saves Dogs

Shocking video shows the moment a Florida man fought off a black bear on his porch, saving his dachshunds. The attack occurred Wednesday night in Daytona Beach, according to WFTV, and video of the incident, captured on Ring doorbell footage, was released by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). The video shows the black…

Deputies: Florida Teen Motivated by ‘Scream’ Schemed to Kill Jogger, Keep Body in Closet ‘All to Himself’

A Florida teen reportedly motivated by the movie Scream has been charged with attempted murder after deputies say he tried to kill a man so he could “place the victim’s body into his closet” where he could keep the “body all to himself.” Logan Smith, 18, of Cocoa, was arrested on January 17 and is…

Florida man charged with human smuggling after 4 bodies, including baby, found just north of US-Canada border

A Florida man was charged with human smuggling this week after four people were found dead in Canada, just across the border from the U.S., according to U.S. authorities. Seven others determined to be Indian nationals were stopped by U.S. Border Patrol in North Dakota near Minnesota after crossing into the U.S. illegally, according to the […]

Joy Reid mocks Ron DeSantis for touting freedom in Florida, calls the state ‘authoritarian’

Media top headlines January 12 In media news today, Ted Cruz slams a podium after a reporter asked a question about masks, a Washington Post columnist says it’s time to make life a ‘living hell’ for the unvaccinated, and USA Today gets torched for promoting a ‘complicated’ study on pedophilia. MSNBC’s Joy Reid, host of […]

DeSantis rips 'lockdown politicians' AOC, Swalwell for Florida vacations: 'This is a ruling class mentality'

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis ripped the hypocrisy of liberal “lockdown-politicians” including New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and California Rep. Eric Swalwell for vacationing in Florida maskless. On “Fox & Friends” Thursday, DeSantis told Ainsley Earhardt the liberal politicians “say one thing” but abide by “different sets of rules” as they advocate for tighter COVID-19-related restrictions […]

Florida girl, 14, accused of shooting at Volusia County deputies, makes first court appearance

The 14-year-old girl accused of opening fire on Florida deputies last June made her first court appearance Wednesday and has pleaded not guilty, reports say.  Nicole Jackson is facing charges as an adult including attempted first-degree murder of a law enforcement officer stemming from the incidents that allegedly unfolded involving Volusia County Sheriff’s Deputies in Enterprise […]

Ron DeSantis Addresses Omicron Surge in Florida: Other States ‘Letting Hysteria Drive Them’

Other states are allowing coronavirus “hysteria to drive them,” leading to damaging policy in the wake of the omicron variant of the virus, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said Monday, noting that “ICU COVID utilization” in Florida is likely the “lowest per capita in the country.” Other states are “letting hysteria drive them to doing…

Florida deputy forced to kill zoo's tiger after contractor places arm inside enclosure, gets attacked: reports

A Florida sheriff’s deputy was forced to shoot and kill a tiger at a zoo in Naples after a contractor who put his arm inside the animal’s enclosure without authorization was attacked, according to reports.  The contractor, a worker with a third-party cleaning crew for the zoo, was seriously hurt and taken to a hospital, […]

Bowser Boosts UCF to 29–17 Gasparilla Bowl Win Over Florida

TAMPA, Fla.—Isaiah Bowser ran for 155 yards and two touchdowns, Ryan O’Keefe had 85 yards on seven receptions, and Central Florida earned Sunshine State bragging rights by beating Florida 29–17 in the Gasparilla Bowl on Thursday night. UCF (9–4) took a 26–17 lead late in the third when Daniel Obarski made a 21-yard field goal…

Pelosi’s Majority Crumbles: Vulnerable Florida Democrat Stephanie Murphy Will Not Run for Reelection in 2022

Vulnerable Florida Democrat Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D-FL) will not run for reelection after her congressional district is slated to be broken in two and she was snubbed out of running for the Senate by Florida congressional colleague Rep. Val Demings (D-FL). “It’s been a real honor for me to serve in Congress, but it does…

Florida inmate appeals death sentence after conviction for raping, killing girl, 9

A convicted Florida killer sentenced to death last year for raping and murdering a 9-year-old girl has filed an appeal with the state’s Supreme Court, seeking a new sentencing trial, according to a report.  Granville Ritchie was found guilty in 2019 of raping and strangling to death Felecia Williams and stuffing her body into a […]

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