Florida attorney John Morgan said he has enough signatures for his proposed constitutional amendment to raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour to send it to the state Supreme Court for approval.
A Dunkin Donuts and a Gyroville were among six Miami-Dade, Broward or Palm Beach restaurants closed after failing state inspections last week. Two had plumbing problems that left employees with no restrooms.
A Key West, Florida police officer helped save a motorcyclist from committing suicide. The man indicated he wanted to die by “suicide by cop,” by trying to force an officer to shoot him when he pulled a gun.
Coach Manny Diaz filled out his Miami Hurricanes coaching staff by hiring Stephen Field as tight ends coach and Taylor Stubblefield as wide receivers coach. Field thrived as director of recruiting for Oregon Ducks
The most garish symbol of a convicted former Venezuelan national treasurer’s greed — 14 Palm Beach County show-jumping horses seized by the feds — will be sold at auction Feb. 19-26, with private previews scheduled to start Monday
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis named Carlos Muñiz to the state Supreme Court. Muñiz was a lawyer for former Governor Jeb Bush but has never been a judge. The pick is DeSantis’ third and final to fill the court.
Deandre Charles was 15 when was accused of murdering a rabbi in a robbery-gone-wrong in Northeast Miami-Dade. Two years after prosecutors dropped the charges, he is suing Miami-Dade police for wrongful arrest.
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb took to Twitter to list some of the food safety duties the federal agency continues to perform during the partial government shutdown. High-risk inspections resumed last week.
A Miami police officer was cleared after body camera footage showed him kicking at a suspect’s head. But another cop resigned after his bodycam video was blocked by his hand. A civilian panel is examining the case.