Mark Richt spoke on a teleconference Thursday and updated reporters on the situations of safety Jaquan Johnson and receiver Ahmmon Richards. Johnson was hurt at Toledo and Richards has not played since the LSU opener.
Miami International Airport starts a new therapy dog program, the Miami Hound Machine, on Sept. 24,inside Concourse D. The MIA Volunteer K-9 Ambassadors from Alliance of Therapy Dogs, aim to comfort travelers.
All lots of Cortaid Anti-Itch Cream, Maximum Strength Cream and Intensive Therapy Cooling Spray have been recalled because of a possible microbial contamination. Publix, Walgreens and other chains sell the products.
Cargill Meat Solutions, which supplied the beef in August’s Publix E. coli recall, recalled another 132,606 pounds of beef sold to companies Certified Angus Beef, Sterling Silver, Excel and Fire River Farms.
Home, Health & Finance Expo and Symposium organized by Make Room offers loans and advice for Miamians struggling to afford a place to live. Loans will be available; applicants must be Florida residents or have come from Puerto Rico or the USVI.
The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office announced they have made an arrest in the March 1999 death of Deborah Dalzell. Officials say DNA evidence helped identify Luke Fleming as suspect and he was arrested.
In an effort to combat an epidemic of deadly drug overdoes, the Florida Department of Corrections now has a policy of sending inmates to prisons far from home. The policy also makes it more difficult for families to visit loved ones in Florida prisons.
Miami-Dade County commissioners are pushing back on a proposed increase in water fees for Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s proposed 2019 budget. The hikes would extend increases as the county grapples with neglected sewers.
Donna Shalala is running in a Miami congressional district that Hillary Clinton won by 19 points, but two internal polls by the campaigns suggest that she’s not running as robustly as Democrats had predicted.
A year after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico the island remains in a state of recovery. The official death toll now stands at 2,975, making Maria one of the deadliest natural disasters in U.S. history. Narration by Rita Moreno.