Controversial AP African American studies course stripped of ‘woke’ content after criticism from Florida’s DOE
Following rejection from the Florida Department of Education and criticism from Gov. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., The College Board purged its AP African studies course of woke content.foxnews.com
Black history class revised by College Board amid criticism
The official curriculum for a new Advanced Placement course on African American studies released Wednesday downplays some components that had drawn criticism from conservatives including Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who said the class would be banned in his state.
Rep. Steube announces 'Good Samaritan' who called 911 after his fall will be his 'official guest' for SOTU
Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., announced on Twitter Tuesday that his State of the Union guest would be the Good Samaritan who called for help after he fell off a ladder earlier this month.foxnews.com
Man sues Florida sheriff for defamation over "Wheel of Fugitive" videos, claims he lost a job after falsely being called a fugitive
Because of the sheriff's posts, David Gay lost a job and suffered emotional distress, according to the lawsuit seeking more than $50,000 in damages.cbsnews.com
Florida man buys winning $1 million scratch-off game after being cut in line
A Florida man’s composure paid off in a big way. Stephen Munoz Espinoza, 43, of Delray Beach, Florida, claimed a $1 million prize from a scratch-off ticket that he bought after a man jumped in front of him in line.
National anthem stunner: Girl, 8 years old, wows crowd with 'Star-Spangled Banner'
A young Florida girl, 8 years old, has been wowing people with her singing. Pranysga Mishra appeared on "Fox & Friends Weekend" on Sunday to share her story, her vocal abilities and her patriotism.foxnews.com
Baby girl found abandoned in Florida an hour after birth
Florida authorities found a newborn girl wrapped in a blanket and still attached to a placenta on a hill outside a trailer park early Saturday morning. Polk County deputies responding to a call about a baby crying outside near Mulberry, east of Tampa, found the girl about an hour after she was born, the sheriff's office said in a news release. Polk County medical workers took the baby to a hospital, where she was healthy and stable, according to the sheriff's office.news.yahoo.com
A Florida OnlyFans model is suing her local school district, saying sexually explicit images of her were shared among staff at her children's school
Victoria Triece is seeking damages from Orange County Public Schools, citing cyber-harassment and invasion of privacy, a legal complaint says.news.yahoo.com
Wife, husband planned fatal shooting in hospital for weeks
Police say Ellen and Jerry Gilland had a murder-suicide plan in the works for weeks: If his unnamed illness took a turn for the worse, the 76-year-old woman would fatally shoot her terminally ill, 77-year-old husband and then take her own life.
Prosecutor suspended by DeSantis loses bid to get job back
A federal judge has ruled that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis violated the First Amendment and the Florida Constitution by removing an elected state prosecutor, but that the federal courts lack the power to reinstate him because the case centered on state law.
Two Texas bills would restrict lessons about sexual orientation and gender identity in public schools
The legislation closely mirrors a Florida bill passed last year, dubbed by critics as the “Don’t Say Gay” law, which detractors say would further isolate LGBTQ students and open teachers and school districts to legal risks.
Restoring voting rights: Hear solutions from this former state senator and advocate for former felons
Shortly after law enforcement officers started arresting 20 people around the state of Florida for voting illegally in the 20-20 election, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the arrests were the result of an investigation by his newly formed election police.
Florida quarterback and son of ex-Cowboy QB Jon Kitna arrested on child pornography charges
Florida backup quarterback Jalen Kitna has been arrested on two charges of distribution of child exploitation material and three charges of possession of child pornography. Kitna is the son of retired NFL quarterback Jon Kitna. Gainesville police say the 19-year-old Jalen Kitna shared the images via a social media platform. Kitna was booked in the Alachua County Jail, where he was awaiting a first appearance in front of a judge Thursday morning. It was not immediately known if he had an attorney. The Gators suspended Kitna indefinitely about an hour after his arrest.