This year on the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth, Rep. Thompson recognizes the death of George Floyd is bringing to light the injustices the black community still experiences.
The City of Ocoee will reopen its boat ramps and parks on Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Students at Ocoee High School are getting their hands dirty by growing their own vegetables and herbs as part of horticulturist science program.
The woman told FOX 35 News that an unknown number of African-Americans, including her great-uncle, was murdered in November 1920 for trying to exercise their right to vote on election day.
Police say adults are using a popular app to locate minors for sex. They say recently a 28-year-old man used Yubo to lure a 13-year-old girl from Central Florida for a sexual encounter.
The man was arrested on three counts of Lewd or Lascivious Battery and Traveling to Meet a Minor, deputies said.
The Judiciary Committee approved a pair of measures (SB 1262 and SB 1264) that would set up a trust fund for descendants of the 1920 Ocoee Election Day riot, which happened after a black man tried to record the names of others blocked from voting in Ocoee.
Up to $150,000 would be available for direct descendants of each person "killed, injured, or otherwise victimized" by the 1920 violence, which happened after a black man attempted to vote in the Central Florida community.
FIre officials said that two people and several animals were inside the home when the fire broke out.
Police said that the male suspect accelerated the stolen vehicle at the officer, striking his hand.
The Florida man wished that he could look his sharpest for his daughter's Christmas visit to the hospital.
City waste managers say residents' recycling waste isn't meeting the standards set by the recycling facility.
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