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Tom Urban - News Service of Florida

Tom Urban is a reporter for News Service of Florida, a wire service to which WUFT News subscribes.

Nursing Homes Plan `Summit’ on Generator Order

Calling the deaths of eight seniors last week an “isolated incident,” a nursing-home industry group will hold a meeting Friday to discuss a move by Gov. Rick Scott to require nursing homes to be equipped with generators to power air-conditioning systems when electricity goes out.

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‘Docs Versus Glocks’ Law Faces Key Court Test

THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, June 20, 2016 – Five years after Florida lawmakers passed what became known as the “docs v. glocks” law, a full federal appeals court will hear arguments Tuesday in a constitutional dispute that pits physicians against gun-rights advocates. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, meeting in Atlanta, will …

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Law Enforcement Warn Floridians About New “Super” Drugs

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement and Attorney General Pam Bondi are warning Floridians about a new “super pill” in the state that contains deadly amounts of fentanyl now being mixed with other drugs. According to FDLE, counterfeit drugs have been found in which fentanyl is mixed with otherwise legal …

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