Shooting In Fort Myers Nightclub Leaves At Least 2 Dead, 14 Injured

Two people have been killed and more than a dozen shot at a nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida, authorities said.As many as 17 people have been shot in the early Monday shooting at Club Blu, police Capt. Jim Mulligan said.According to a Fort Myers Police Statement, gunfire started outside Club Blu, located at 3580 Evans Avenue, around 12:30 am. When officers arrived, they found several gun shot victims in the parking lot, some with life-threatening injuries.Three people have been taken into...
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Builder Carlos Beruff Plays the Outsider in GOP Bid For U.S. Senate

Carlos Beruff can pinpoint the day when the bottom fell out from under his real estate business. “It was the Friday before Labor Day of 1991,” he said with a laugh. “The bank called me up and said ‘We’re not giving you any more money.’” The southwest Florida homebuilder, then in his early 30s, was about $20 million in debt.
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Shooting At Munich Shopping Mall Kills At Least 10, Police Say

A shooting at a shopping mall in Munich has left at least 10 people dead, including the alleged attacker, and at least 27 people injured, the Munich police say.Munich police chief Hubertus Andrae said at a press conference Saturday that the suspect was an 18-year-old German-Iranian man born and raised in Munich, armed with a handgun.A search of the suspect's home turned up "no evidence" of links to the Islamic State group.The suspect had no criminal record and his motive is unknown, Andrae...
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Carlos Beruff can pinpoint the day when the bottom fell out from under his real estate business.

“It was the Friday before Labor Day of 1991,” he said with a laugh. “The bank called me up and said ‘We’re not giving you any more money.’”

The southwest Florida homebuilder, then in his early 30s, was about $20 million in debt.

After a bruising primary, the GOP has officially settled on Donald Trump to lead the party into November.  Elected officials from Florida—likely one of the most important swing states come Election Day—were out in force to support the Republican candidate.

Central Florida hospitals are increasing security in the wake of a deadly shooting inside a Brevard County hospital.

Thursday was the first day some security guards at Health First Hospitals started carrying guns and batons.

Former U.S. Senator Bob Graham of Florida and his allies won a 13-year battle Friday when the federal government finally declassified 28 pages of the 2002 congressional inquiry into the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

The North Miami Police Department called a press conference on Thursday after the shooting of an  unarmed mental health care worker by an officer earlier this week.

But there were more questions than answers.

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National Council of La Raza, the nation’s largest Hispanic civil rights organization, will kick off its annual conference in Orlando Saturday with one message: Act. Participate. Vote. The group wants to increase the number of voters in Florida’s growing Hispanic community and other states. The four-day event will feature town halls with visits from Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren and Republican strategist Ana Navarro.

If you are scheduled to take a flight from Miami International Airport this Friday, you should check with your airline for delays. Services are expected to be affected by a 24 hours strike declared Thursday morning by the subcontractors of Triangle Services, who are complaining about irregular work hours without overtime pay or benefits, as well as dangerous working conditions, most of which stem from faulty equipment.

 

North Miami Mayor Smith Joseph is speaking out about the shooting of an unarmed black man in his city on Monday. Charles Kinsey is a healthcare worker in North Miami.

The circumstances of the video seem stark: In bright daylight, an unarmed black man lies next to a patient with autism whom he was trying to help, holding his hands up and telling police he is a therapist at a group home in an effort to assure officers that they aren't a threat.

But the police later shot and wounded that man, in a case that has renewed discussions of officers' use of force.

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