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Copycat threats around the country following the massacre at a Florida high school led at least one school district to close schools Friday. The district in Nutley, New Jersey, closed public schools Friday and canceled all evening events after officials "became aware of a security threat" late Thursday night, ...
students attend a candlelight vigil Thursday for victims of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Florida. Brynn ... They were lent to the town by the city of Sunrise, Florida, which first used them to honor the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school massacre.

It's the state's northernmost region, a landscape of small mountains, dense woods, wild berries, winding trails, icy beaches and hundreds of inches of snowfall each winter spawned by Lake Superior. Here, Free Press columnist John Carlisle visits ghost towns and shares stories from people trying to, as one ...
The last time Michael Connell Jr. saw his younger brother, Aaron Feis, was at Christmastime. The last time he heard about him was to learn he had been shot in the Florida school massacre. Connell, of Leavenworth, got a call Wednesday from another brother, Ray. "He said, 'You know what's going on?'" ...
Parkland, Florida (CBS) - The mayor of Parkland, Florida, where a gunman killed 17 people in a school shooting this week, is a Boston native. Mayor Christine Hunschofsky was born and raised in Boston but moved to Florida 16 years ago. And since the mass shooting in her city, she has been helping ...
MOORE, Okla. - The shooting massacre at a South Florida high school Wednesday that left 17 people dead has left a number of Oklahoma City metro schools taking extra precautions after receiving a number of threats. Threats have been made to at least three metro school districts, including Oklahoma ...

(AP) - Florida's cities and counties wouldn't be able to completely choose when they hold local elections under a bill passed by the Florida House. The bill passed on a 70-45 vote Wednesday, despite opponents who said local government should be able to decide what days are best for their elections.
On just Monday, Parkland, Florida, was listed as one of the safest cities in the country. On Wednesday ... That's statistically safer than 85 percent of cities in the entire country. The "Safest ... It goes on to say "this unique city" was incorporated in 1963 and works to "maintain a small-town, park-like flavor.".
NEW: Florida city ranks one of the worst romantic places in U.S.. 0 ... "Cities who boasted the biggest bump in romantic searches ranked high on the index," Instacart states on their website, but "those cities that treated February 14 as 'just another day' ... As for the least-romantic cities, Orlando came in at No.
"This city, tucked alongside the Everglade Wildlife Management Area on the east coast of Florida, is an affluent one that's intentionally designed to mimic a park," the council wrote in its 2017 report, counting seven reported violent crimes and 186 property crimes in the city during the previous year.
The city of Fort Pierce is ranked as one of the safest communities in Florida, according to the Fort Pierce police department. A newly released report by the National Council for Home Safety and Security has the city ranked in the top 100, coming in at 96. Fort Pierce police shared the news on their social ...
The city at one point tried to use code enforcement officers to cite the chicken owners, since it is illegal in Pompano to have chickens as pets. But Code ... McCaughan said he reached out to other cities that have neighborhoods overrun with chickens - including Miami, Hialeah, and Key West. He said the ...
LYNN HAVEN, Fla. - A new report by the National Council for Homeland Security ranks Lynn Haven the 41st safest city in Florida. The ranking measures cities in Florida with a population over ten thousand. The National Council for Homeland Security said they reviewed the most recent FBI uniform crime ...
The National Council on Home Safety and Security released its list of the safest cities in Florida, and five Treasure Coast cities and four Space Coast cities landed in the top 100. Although Florida's average of ... The highest-ranking Space Coast city was satellite Beach, which came in at No. 4. Out of 10,737 ...
Study: Niceville among most safest cities in Florida .... 22 on the list of the 100 safest cities in Florida. Niceville may be living up to its namesake, according to a National Council for ... Niceville had the highest ranking of any city in Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton counties. Cities with a population below ...
LYNN HAVEN -- Lynn Haven was ranked one of the 100 safest cities in Florida in a recent report by the National Council for Homeland Safety and Security. The city ranked No. 41 of all Florida cities with populations over 10,000. "We are very proud of our Lynn Haven police Department. They do a ...
the suspects allegedly stole the patrol boat but beached it a short time later in Panama City. Later that night, a homeowner said the two tried to break into his home. Akins fled on foot and was later arrested. Reager ran upstairs and was arrested. Authorities said they found a Glock handgun in the home ...

Questions regarding the legality of Florida's red-light camera law began in South Florida circuit courts and finally found their way to the state's top court, which must decide whether cities are ceding too much police power to a private red-light-camera company in determining whether violators are breaking ...
Fort Pierce and Stuart were ranked among the top 15 most charming small towns in Florida by Touropia, a website that specializes in "best of" lists about ... Sometimes regarded as the "Sunrise City," this tiny town is home to spectacular natural and artificial reefs making it a great spot for diving adventures.
Visitors can stop by the Discovery Center, a hybrid showroom and solar-environmental center filled with displays by developer Kitson & Partners and Florida Power & Light. Throughout the day, "town ambassadors" give touch-screen presentations hawking the development and its rollout of homes and ...
Several cities in the greater Orlando area are ranked among the top 10 safest in Florida, according to a new study by the National Council for Home Safety and Security. ... 1 safest city is Southwest Florida's Marco Island, according to the study which was based on FBI Uniform crime Report numbers. Cities ...
They've pushed for increasingly extreme state laws that preempt cities and counties from passing laws that corporations disagree with -- often at a cost to the health, safety, and economic ... Local communities have started pushing back -- and now, one city has taken the issue to the Florida Supreme Court.
NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla. - crime is always a big factor in figuring out where you want to live. The latest rankings on the safest cities in Florida have just been released and a village in our own backyard has made the list. Out of the thousand of towns, villages and cities across the state, North Palm Beach ...
Florida CITY, Fla. - A man was shot and killed late Saturday in a dispute over a woman, Florida City police said. police said a group of people approached the victim about 10 p.m. outside a home in the 800 block of Northwest Fifth Court. An argument ensued and the man wounded, police said.
Orlando is Florida's healthiest city, ranking No. 31 on a list published Monday by the personal finance website, WalletHub, followed by Tampa which ranked No. 33, and Miami, which ranked No. 35. Conversely, Hialeah and Cape Coral were the unhealthiest Florida cities, and among the unhealthiest cities ...
It gives this Florida city near the Georgia border a chance to be a good Southern host. The character of Jacksonville is Southern and Floridian, ...
South Florida mayors share hurricane hassles, suggestions | Editorial ... Cities need to enact and enforce regulations requiring nursing ... provide a city by city analysis of problems occurring, and then to compare it to prior storms. ... or No.2 pre-qualify Municipalities annually -- in Florida's case prior to ...
South Fulton Interim City manager Ruth Jones left her job Oct. 24 after the city council voted 5-2 to accept her letter of resignation dated Oct. 18.
This may look like multi-coloured algae, but this is in fact an aerial view of the complex waterway systems of the beachside Florida city of Baco ...
Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran filed a lawsuit against the City of Tampa for collecting illegal tax on hotel rooms. In a press ...
HuffPost Special Report: When White Hate Comes To Town ... He and his followers had rented a house in the Florida countryside for security ... This has left college towns across the country scrambling to make sure they don't ...
President Donald Trump walks down the steps of Air Force One after landing at Dallas Love Field airport, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, in Dallas.
Tampa, Fla. - A Florida documentary series titled 'Making it in America' highlights Ybor City and the success of immigrant entrepreneurs.
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - Puerto Ricans who have fled to Central Florida following Hurricane Maria told Eyewitness News they're having ...
There's a new push to allow cities and counties in Florida to decide if they ... In 2016, the city of Orlando was ready to ban Styrofoam containers ...
National Geographic has ranked two Florida cities among the ... were measured to determine a city's happiness, including healthy eating, civic ...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Fans made their way into RV City Tuesday as they geared up for this weekend's Florida-Georgia game. The line has ...
A Nebraska man accused of helping his Florida girlfriend kill herself after ... of Orange City, Florida, had stage-four cancer in her lymph nodes.
On Monday and Tuesday, Jacksonville City Council panels OK'd a resolution (2017-674) to allow the city's general counsel to "investigate and ...
Column: Florida Legislature threatens home-rule of cities ... health, with safety and community standards specific to the municipality in which they choose to live. ... Further, this type of irresponsible legislation would limit a city's ability to ... the mayors representing the 24 Municipalities in Pinellas County.
The bus system in Palm Beach County, Florida, goes too slow and has too many "spaghetti" ... by teaming up with a company famed for improving big cities' public transportation. ... after World War II, to the remote towns 40 to 50 miles west of where most residents live. ... Become A Next City Member Today.
The city of Hollywood, in response to a lawsuit by the sun Sentinel and .... that the city could not withhold them under any exemption to Florida's ...
PALM CITY -- The FBI is on the Treasure Coast searching for the "Shaky ... in at least nine other robberies in southeastern Florida since Sept.
The Kansas City Star | KansasCity.com ... Florida state of emergency declared for white nationalist ... Spencer is slated to speak at the campus on Thursday and his pending appearance has already sparked protests in the university town. ... University of Florida officials said it was the violence in Virginia that ...
James F. Tullis, a former city council president and member of the Florida House of Representatives, has died in his sleep at age 75. (Provided ...
Camren Jones, 11, was on vacation with her family last October on Hilton Head Island. Their vacation was cut short, however, by Hurricane ...
Florida Man Awarded $37,500 After Cops Mistake Glazed Doughnut ... been so closely replicated in Oviedo, a Florida city northeast of Orlando.
Some public schools in Florida's capital city are re-segregated, according to a LeRoy Collins Institute report. But there's a bitter twist.
This week, I'm talking to one of the stars of the cities world. Richard Florida is a professor of urban studies at the University of Toronto, as well as the ... They are also measurable at the individual house, suburb and city level.
Report: Leon County schools among Florida's most segregated ... Some public schools in Florida's capital city are re-segregated, according to ...


 

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