Ralph Aspach, going to Panama City, FL, to help with Hurricane Michael cleanup, posted a video of a Publix truck convoy and wrote it lifted his spirits. Judging by the 62,000 shares on Facebook, he’s not the only one.
With no electricity or Internet, spotty cell service, damage to polling places, and election workers with damaged or destroyed homes, officials say changes are needed to ensure the election is carried out on time.
A coalition of agencies supported a cleanup of streets underneath the Dolphin Expressway where homeless people, many with opioid addictions, are living. Many people were moved to shelter or drug treatment.
Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies found construction equipment they say may have been stolen. The gear was found in a trailer in Marathon where a man arrested on grand theft and burglary charges stayed sometimes.
Cuban protesters expressed anger outside the Coral Gables campaign offices of Donna Shalala after the Democratic candidate for Congress was scheduled to appear with California Rep. Barbara Lee, a Democratic lawmaker who praised Cuban dictator Fidel Castro after his death in 2016.
Biloxi MS Sun Herald reporter Margaret Baker discusses investigation into the death of trans teen Mercedes Williamson at the hands of gang member boyfriend Josh Vallum in Mississippi on Out Here in America podcast.
Caught on video: A 14-year-old girl is seen being beaten by a police officer while she was on the ground outside Coral Square Mall in Coral Springs, Florida. Cops explain why they took the action that they did.