Home / Associated Press (page 30)

Associated Press

The Associated Press is a wire service to which WUFT News subscribes.

Despite Abuse Claims, Grayson Staying In Florida Senate Race

Democratic leaders want Rep. Alan Grayson to go away. His ex-wife says he's abusive. Ethics questions dog him. Yet the liberal lawmaker is refusing to drop his bid for the U.S. Senate, potentially upending party hopes that moderate Rep. Patrick Murphy will emerge as the nominee against Republican Sen. Marco Rubio.

Read More »

As Zika Fears Escalate, Lawmakers Point Fingers From Afar

As the Zika virus escalates into a public health crisis, members of Congress remain entrenched politically, with Republicans and Democrats pointing fingers over the failure to act as the number of mosquito-transmitted cases in the U.S. grows. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell warned lawmakers on Wednesday that her budget for fighting Zika is running out quickly. Without more money fast, she said, the "nation's ability to effectively respond to Zika will be impaired."

Read More »

Florida Gov Offers Free Zika Test Kits For Pregnant Women

Florida Gov. Rick Scott says pregnant women statewide can get a free Zika test to determine whether they’ve been infected with the mosquito-borne virus. Scott directed state health officials Wednesday to make the tests available at county health departments and also said the state would provide additional lab services to …

Read More »

Ex-Wife Of Slain Florida Law Professor Denies Role In Death

The ex-wife of a slain Florida State University law professor and her family are denying any involvement in an alleged murder-for-hire plot to kill him. Attorneys for Wendi Adelson and several family members issued a statement Wednesday saying speculation of their involvement in Dan Markel’s killing is categorically false. Authorities …

Read More »

Family Man Fatally Injures ‘Pinky’ The Dancing Flamingo

Veterinarians at Busch Gardens had to euthanize “Pinky” the dancing flamingo after a man grabbed her from an animal viewing area and threw her to the ground. According to a police report, 45-year-old Joseph Anthony Corrao of Orlando was visiting the theme park with his family on Tuesday when he …

Read More »