Tag Archives: Colorado

Pilot Safety Protocol in Focus After Selfie Caused 2014 Crash

By on February 4th, 2015 | Last updated: February 4, 2015 at 6:39 pm

Selfies were the cause of a small Colorado plane crash. The plane, which crashed last year, had a GoPro inside the cockpit. WUFT’s Darling Hill spoke with the University Air Center on the use of electronic devices in flight and safety protocols.

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In the News: fugitive captured in Marion County, 3 dead at Marine base, same-sex unions approved, Viva Europe! festival Saturday

By on March 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: March 22, 2013 at 11:56 am

Fugitive from Puerto Rico captured in Marion County – The suspect of three execution-style murders in Puerto Rico was captured Thursday in Marion County. The suspect worked as a dish washer at a restaurant in Marion County. Puerto Rican officials […]

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In the News: lawmakers back teacher raise, doctor fights murder charges, ex-CEO pleads guilty to theft, leukemia therapy shows promise, prison chief fatally shot

By on March 20th, 2013 | Last updated: March 20, 2013 at 3:51 pm

Legislature teacher raises: lawmakers back $480-M for teacher raises – Senate budget writers signaled Wednesday they are likely to accept Gov. Rick Scott’s plan to give teachers $480 million, though they plan to tie the money to student-learning progress. The […]

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In the News: marijuana initiative, Senate majority, concession speech, Florida results, Obama win

By on November 7th, 2012 | Last updated: November 7, 2012 at 9:39 am

Colorado, Washington legalize recreational marijuana use – Voters in Washington and Colorado passed ballot initiatives Tuesday for marijuana use. The initiative has been named the biggest victory for the marijuana legalization movement. CNN Dems keep Senate, leaders urge working toward […]

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In The News: Publix recall, bullying in TV shows, new documents in theatre shooting

By on September 28th, 2012 | Last updated: October 1, 2012 at 12:21 pm

Publix recalls its bags of Hearts of Romaine – South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com – Publix Supermarkets has issued a voluntary recall for 10-ounce bags of Publix Hearts of Romaine because they are reported to have Lysteria monocytogenes. The U.S. Food and […]

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How to talk with children about the movie theatre tragedy

By on July 26th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:36 am

As the investigation into the Colorado movie theatre shooting continues, many parents may wonder just how much exposure their children should have to the news coverage.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman talked with a child psychiatrist. Dr. Elias H. Sarkis, who gives some […]

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Shooting rampage in Colorado movie theatre leaves 12 dead and 59 injured

By on July 20th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:40 am

Details are continuing to surface in the late night shooting spree at a movie theatre in Aurora, Colorado.  During the midnight premier of “The Dark Knight Rises” a lone gunman entered the theatre, hurled a gas canister and then began shooting using an assault rifle, […]

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Gainesville “Dark Knight” fans unaffected but GPD increases security near theatre

By on July 20th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:36 am

Despite the tragic shooting in Auroa Colorado, Gainesville theatre experienced sold out show for the “Dark Knight Rises.”  As Florida 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Corey Brooks reports, people attending the movie today are not linking the tragic shooting with the newest Batman movie. […]

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Avoiding pitfalls when covering unfolding disaster stories

By on July 20th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:36 am

Since the shooting rampage at Columbine High School the country refers to the school simply as “Columbine.”  When people say Virginia Tech, one of the first images that comes to mind is the deadly shooting that occured there.  These are just two […]

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