FEMA chief preaches local preparedness for disasters

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida officials shouldn’t rely on the federal government to be on the ground everywhere a day or days after the next natural disaster, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency said Wednesday during the annual Governor’s Conference on Hurricanes. FEMA Administrator Brock Long bluntly stressed that his agency and others that […]

U.S. students protest over gun laws, Trump considers arming teachers

WASHINGTON/TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) – Students galvanized by the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school confronted lawmakers on Wednesday with demands to restrict sales of assault rifles, while President Donald Trump suggested arming teachers as a way to stop more U.S. rampages. The unprecedented lobbying effort by groups of teenagers and parents at the […]

Newborn girl found dead in Tallahassee apartment trash bin

TALLAHASSEE (AP) — Police say they’re investigating after a newborn baby was found dead in a trash bin at a Florida apartment complex. A Tallahassee police news release says officers responded Friday afternoon to the Rolling Hills Apartments. The department’s violent crimes unit is investigating the baby girl’s death. Source Article