Governor DeSantis Extends Eviction and Foreclosure Ban Again

Hundreds of thousands of struggling Floridians can breathe a bit easier, after Governor Ron DeSantis’ office announced Monday night the state’s ban on foreclosures and evictions will be extended for another month. What You Need To Know The ban was scheduled to expire at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, September 1. The governor first issued the […]

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It’s Not Clear What School Shooter Drills Will Look Like This Year

St. Petersburg, Fl. – In the first meeting in 2020 for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Commission, members expressed concern about school safety because no legislation came out of their recommendations from last year. What You Need To Know MSD Safety Commission meets for first time in almost a year Commission approved settlement, discussed […]

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Fewer UCF Fans Will Get to Bounce at Knights Home Football Games

ORLANDO, Fla. — When the UCF Knights has its first football game at home in October, a small group of fans will get to watch from the Bounce House. What You Need To Know UCF Bounce House allowed 25% capacity for home football games Ticket information will be released on Tuesday UCF Athletics looking at […]

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Staff Member Dies of COVID-19 at Coleman Federal Prison

SUMTERVILLE, Fla. —  A staff member at the Federal Correctional Complex Coleman in Sumter County has died from COVID-19. What You Need To Know A Federal Bureau of Prisons spokesman confirmed that information to Spectrum News 13 on Monday, but declined to provide additional information. According to the BOP website, only one other federal prison staff member […]

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Biden Condemns Violence, Says Trump “Is Determined to Instill Fear in America”

PITTSBURGH — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden posed a question to the American people during a campaign stop in Pittsburgh on Monday: “Does anyone believe there will be less violence in America if Donald Trump is reelected?” That was the theme of Biden’s speech as he hit the campaign trail in Pennsylvania, marking his first […]

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SeaWorld, Busch Gardens Offering Deal on 2021 Fun Cards

ORLANDO, Fla. – SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is offering a deal on Fun Cards for 2021. What You Need To Know SeaWorld, Busch Gardens roll out 2021 Fun Card deal “Buy now and get the rest of 2020 free” No blockout dates for 2020 but blockouts apply for 2021 Visitors required to […]

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Florida DEO Chief Ken Lawson Resigns Months After Unemployment Issues

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Ken Lawson, the secretary for the Florida Dept. of Economic Opportunity who came under fire as Floridians struggled to get unemployment benefits during the pandemic, is resigning. Lawson did not give a specific reason, but said his resignation, effective at the end of the day Tuesday, was “in the spirit of turning […]

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