Roads Open, Roads Closed

Anyone driving through Central Florida over the last several weeks has probably witnessed, in one form or another, the nightmare of on-again-off-again road closures due to excessive state-of-emergency level brush fires. For example, the Beachline Expressway, otherwise known as SR-528, was closed at 6:38am on Tuesday, but then reopened just a few hours later at Read More

A Hostile Workplace

On Wednesday, Fox News made a bold decision in firing Bill O’Reilly, host of an extremely popular news program, after evidence emerged in early April that the network had worked with him to settle multiple sexual harassment claims over a 20-year period. For some, this information came as a shock, with many eager to defend Read More

Apple Autonomy

With all the talk of Google, Ford, GM, Toyota, and Uber getting involved with autonomous vehicles, otherwise known as driverless technology, where has Apple been in the conversation? Seems like the iPhone, iPad, and iPod should, at least at some point, lead to an iCar. Turns out, the California DMV just granted Apple a permit Read More

More Trauma Centers?

The medical staff at Orlando Regional Medical Center has been on the front lines of trauma for nearly a century. They manage the health and survival of people all over Central Florida, including those suffering from catastrophic injuries after a car accident and those suffering from single and multiple gun shot wounds. They play such Read More

Easter Egg Recall

Most of the time, the things we buy for Easter weekend are harmless. But the Consumer Product Safety Commission has urged a recall of every Hatch & Grow Easter Egg and Target is implementing the process. According to the CPSC website, these particular eggs have a unique risk to children. If the small toy is Read More

State Attorney Sues Governor

Over the last several weeks, a heated conflict has erupted between a Central Florida State Attorney and the Florida Governor, all stemming from the as-yet-to-begin prosecution of Markeith Loyd, accused of slaughtering his pregnant ex-girlfriend as well as an Orlando police officer. After Loyd was arrested in January, State Attorney Aramis Ayala stated that she Read More

A State of Emergency

On Monday morning, Florida Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency, citing an excess of Florida wildfires and drought conditions making life extremely difficult from county to county. According to a statement released on the governor’s website: Much of Central and South Florida are approaching drought-like conditions and the chances for wildfires are continuing Read More

Darling Suit Nears End

On February 26, 2001, FSU Freshman Devaughn Darling collapsed near the end of an early morning Seminole football drill. About an hour later, doctors at the Tallahassee Memorial Regional Medical Center pronounced him dead. Although he had been sick in the days preceding and had also mentioned chest pains to several peers in the moments Read More

About Your Privacy

Remember back in 2013 when you found out that roughly 40 million Target customers had been the victim of a data breach? The same thing happened in 2015 for about 15 million T-Mobile customers. And then last year, there was even a breach of data at the University of Central Florida. All of this produced Read More

Low Income, High Rates

On Wednesday, Consumer Reports published a scathing study of insurance rates across a diversity of neighborhoods throughout the country, showing that not all car insurance rates may be equal. For example, the resident of low-income community with a stellar driving record can end up pay nearly four times the rate of another driver with an Read More