Note: Audio to come.Six Lee County mayors met Wednesday to talk about solutions to water discharges flowing into the Caloosahatchee River from Lake Okeechobee. The South Florida Water Management District back pumped water into the lake in late January to avoid local flooding. That water eventually went into the river. It was one of several topics covered in the meeting. The mayors are worried about water quality and the local tourism-based economy.
The U.S. Department of Justice is suing the city of Ferguson, Mo., for unjust policing that violates the civil and constitutional rights of citizens, Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced Wednesday.The lawsuit came one day after the Ferguson City Council voted to change a proposed consent decree to reform the police and courts. The council said the package, which had been negotiated between the DOJ and city officials, cost too much.In a news conference, Lynch said the DOJ was sensitive to...