Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tag: Florida

Florida beaches closed due to fecal bacteria in water

Exposure to enterococci could specifically lead to urinary tract infections, diverticulitis, or meningitis.

Three Miami police officers arrested on drug trafficking charges

“No one wants corrupt officers in our police departments or on our streets.”

Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Hurricane Michael pummels communities in Florida, a state led by a...

It is the third most powerful storm to ever hit the U.S. mainland, and meteorologists say it is supercharged by warmer-than-usual water in the Gulf of Mexico.

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, September 20

Lawsuit filed against officers for false arrest, mosquitoes could spread microplastics, Feds pledge more funds to target violence against Native American women, and more.

Lawsuit filed against former police chief and officers for false arrest

“Police Chief Raimundo Atesiano’s actions were intended to give his community a false sense of security and were a betrayal of his oath to protect the residents of Biscayne Park and all the people of Miami-Dade County.”

From the grassroots to the ballot box: How gubernatorial candidate Andrew...

On the campaign trail, Gillum called for Medicare for all, abolishing ICE, reforming the criminal justice system, repealing Florida’s “stand your ground” law and increasing corporate taxes.

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, August 30

Vietnam demands compensation from Monsanto for victims of Agent Orange, California on brink of mandating 100 percent clean energy by 2045, Sanders vs. Amazon intensifies, and more.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, August 29

Hurricane Maria caused 2,975 deaths in Puerto Rico, California joins nine other states and enacts trio of gun control bills that affect domestic violence offenders and more.

Former cops plead guilty to framing innocent teen for burglaries

The cops were charged with conspiracy to violate civil rights under color of law and deprivation of T.D.’s civil rights, under color of law.

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Cheap renewables could make 90% of proposed gas power plants — and many pipelines...

Within 26 years, virtually all gas power plants will be economically obsolete in many states.

Dangerous levels of plastic found in children’s bodies finds new study

"It can't be that every fourth child between three and five years old is so heavily burdened with chemicals that long-term damage cannot safely be ruled out."

Police release dash cam video of cop shooting unarmed woman

"Palmer well knew (her) hands were out of her pockets and (she) had nothing in her hands.”

Five climate change science misconceptions – debunked

There is no scientific support for the continual denial of climate change.

The American people will impeach the Republican Party and its members

Based on their record, what they say and what most of them refuse to do, the vow they made has become meaningless.