Overwhelmed by a crush of newly jobless residents trying to file for unemployment benefits online or over the phone, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity rolled out a new option Tuesday -- a paper application.
Florida beaches remained packed with partying college students as the coronavirus crisis gathered force, and the Republican governor was slow to impose social distancing in a tourist-dependent economy.
President Trump on Monday said two cruise ships with outbreaks of coronavirus aboard were allowed to dock in Florida for “humanitarian reasons” after failing to find safe harbor in other countries. “For humanitarian reasons, the passengers from the two CoronaVirus stricken cruise ships have been given medical treatment and, when appropriate, allowed to disembark, under...
FORT MYERS, Fla. — More than 3,500 rental cars were damaged or destroyed in a fire that burned near a Florida airport before being contained late Friday night. The Fort Myers News-Press reports the cars were in a grassy area used as an overflow lot by car rental companies that service Southwest Florida International Airport. The vehicles...
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