The CDC has released an investigation update on the multi-state outbreak of E. coli infections linked to romaine lettuce which now includes Florida on the list of reported illnesses.
Since May 2, 2018, 28 more ill people have been reported, bringing the total to 149 ill people from 29 states…..more: abcactionnews
“… and give good tidings to the patient,Who, when disaster strikes them, say, “Indeed we belong to Allah, and indeed to Him we will return” (The Holy Qur’an)
We , at the Islamic Society of Western MA, join you in your grief over the immense loss of human life and express our sincere condolences to the families of Florida school victims.
campaigning for a state law to curb underage marriages, part of a nationwide movement to end child marriage in America. Meanwhile, children 16 and under are still being married in Florida at a rate of one every few days…more: NYTIMES.COM|BY NICHOLAS KRISTOF
Joseph Schreiber, dressed in a burnt orange jumpsuit, his wrists and ankles shackled, pleaded no contest during Monday’s hearing before Circuit Judge Steven Levin. A no contest plea is treated the same as a guilty plea. Schreiber answered Levin’s questions in a clear, unwavering voice before sentencing. He was also ordered to pay $10,000 in restitution although damages exceeded $100,000. Because he was declared a habitual offender, he could have received a life sentence…more: usnews
The Justice Department announced today that Martin Alan Schnitzler, 43, was sentenced to one year and a day in prison for calling two mosques in Pinellas County, Florida, and threatening to firebomb them and shoot their worshippers…more: justice.gov/
A Florida-based professional hunter has shot and killed a 15ft alligator at his farm, which he suspected was feeding on his cattle. The carcass of the animal was removed from the farm with the help of a tractor. Lee Lightsey and guide Blake Godwin went to locate the alligator – on the farm the former owns and uses for hunting trips – on 2 April. They found the beast near the dew ponds and shot it from a distance of 20ft. The hunter said he is planning to get the alligator stuffed and donate its meat to charity…more: ibtimes.
” The right to worship as one chooses, free from threats and intimidation, is one of the core principles upon which our great nation was founded,” said U.S. Attorney A. Lee Bentley III of the Middle District of Florida. “The…