Richard Spencer—a white nationalist who participated in the Charlottesville, Va., rally in August that led to deadly violence—is scheduled to give a speech at the University of Florida on Thursday, and in anticipation of the event, Florida Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency.
Two police officers in Kissimmee, Fla., a suburb of Orlando, have died after a shootout Friday night.
Earlier this week, Florida state Sen. Frank Artiles made headlines after he referred to six black colleagues as “niggers.” At the same time, reports emerged that a black female state attorney had received a noose in the mail at her office in Orlando, Fla., in response to her refusal to pursue the death penalty in…
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office in Florida is investigating after a noose was mailed to the office of State Attorney Aramis Ayala, who announced last month that she won’t pursue the death penalty in any case she handles during her tenure.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott removed State Attorney Aramis Ayala from the case of accused cop killer Markeith Loyd on Thursday after she announced that she would not pursue the death penalty in this case or any other case she handles during her tenure.
The Republican governor of Florida says that he will not extend the deadline for voter registration in the state despite the fact that Hurricane Matthew has hit the battleground state just days before the Tuesday deadline.