Greg Allen

Greg Allen appears in the following:

Florida Lawmakers To Vote On Expanding 'Stand Your Ground' Law

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Legislators in Florida are taking up a proposal to expand the state's controversial "stand your ground" law. It would require prosecutors to prove a defendant wasn't acting in self-defense.

Comment

In Competitive Sports, Puerto Ricans Gain A Sense Of Independence

Saturday, March 04, 2017

This week, Puerto Ricans marked 100 years of U.S. citizenship. The island's political status remains unique, along with its strong sense of cultural identity — most clearly seen in its sports.

Comment

Puerto Rico Celebrates 100 Years Of U.S. Citizenship

Thursday, March 02, 2017

It's been 100 years since President Woodrow Wilson signed a law making Puerto Ricans U.S. citizens. But it's a limited form of citizenship. Island residents can't cast ballots for president and don't have voting representation in Washington, D.C. A referendum to change Puerto Rico's political status is set for June.

Comment

Puerto Ricans Reflect On A Century Of (Limited) Citizenship

Thursday, March 02, 2017

People born in Puerto Rico have been counted as U.S. citizens since 1917, but residents of the island can't vote for president and don't have voting representation in Congress.

Comment

Trump's Frequent Visits Disrupt Palm Beach Life And Businesses

Friday, February 17, 2017

The president's visits to his Mar-a-Lago home are hurting local governments and businesses, including a nearby airport. Some owners fear going out of business if security-related disruptions continue.

Comment

Head Of Florida's Senate Fights To Protect The Everglades

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Environmental groups working to restore the Everglades have a powerful Republican ally. The head of Florida's Senate, Joe Negron, is pushing for a billion dollar land purchase to protect the Everglades — and his home district — from toxic algae.

Comment

Mar-A-Lago Offers Trump And Abe A Spectacular Place To Get Acquainted

Friday, February 10, 2017

Donald Trump is entertaining the Japanese prime minister at his Palm Beach estate, Mar-a-Lago. But it's also an exclusive private club. A look at Mar-a-Lago's history and its appeal to members.

Comment

Miami-Dade Officials Attempt To Block Debate Over Immigration Orders

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Protesters disrupted a county commission meeting in Miami-Dade County after officials tried to bar comments on a new policy on immigrants in police custody. Following an executive order from President Trump, Miami-Dade has begun detaining inmates with federal deportation orders.

Comment

Trump's Company Loses Lawsuit Filed By Golf Club Members

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

The president's business canceled memberships in the National Jupiter Golf Club, but kept the fees. A federal court has ruled the company must refund nearly $6 million.

Comment

Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Could Hear Case Affecting Trump Golf Courses

Sunday, January 29, 2017

When President Trump nominates a new Supreme Court justice, he will be choosing someone who may rule on a case affecting golf course profits. The case helps illustrate Trump's conflicts of interest.

Comment

Miami-Dade Mayor Orders Jails To Comply With Trump Immigration Actions

Friday, January 27, 2017

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Giménez says the county will now begin holding inmates on behalf of federal immigration authorities — a decision that has sparked protests in Miami.

Comment

Cuban-Americans React To Obama Ending Longstanding 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot' Policy

Friday, January 13, 2017

South Florida's Cuban-American community is split over President Obama's announcement to end a policy that gives almost automatic residency to Cubans who arrive in the U.S.

Comment

Fla. Airport Shooting Suspect Appears In Court, Is Assigned A Public Defender

Monday, January 09, 2017

Esteban Santiago, who faces charges in the rampage that killed five people and wounded six others, is scheduled to enter a plea later this month.

Comment

Man Accused In Ft. Lauderdale Airport Shooting Appears In Court

Monday, January 09, 2017

The man charged with killing five people at an airport in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., appeared in court on Monday. He faces three federal charges, two of which carry a potential death penalty.

Comment

Decision Expected Soon In Florida Golf Course Suit Involving Trump

Monday, January 09, 2017

A federal judge will rule on a 2013 lawsuit involving the Trump National golf course in Jupiter, Fla. Trump bought the club in 2012 and has refused to return $6 million to members wanting refunds.

Comment

Fort Lauderdale Hoping To Reopen Airport After Shooting

Saturday, January 07, 2017

Fort Lauderdale officials hope to reopen the city's airport this morning, a day after 26-year-old Esteban Santiago opened fire in a baggage claim area, killing five people.

Comment

Multiple People Killed In Airport Shooting In Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Friday, January 06, 2017

A lone suspect is in custody after Friday's shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport that killed five people and injured eight others.

Comment

Amid Isolation, 2 Cubans Develop Island's First Video Game

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Video game enthusiasts in Cuba face big obstacles with limited access to the Internet. With the opening to the U.S., two young Cubans hope to release the first independent game produced on the island.

Comment

President Trump Will Have An Even Bigger Impact On Palm Beach, Fla.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

For 30 years, Donald Trump has had a tumultuous relationship with neighbors and officials in Palm Beach. Now that he's been elected president, some of that contentiousness and ill-will is in the past.

Comment

Trump's Doral Golf Course Highlights His Conflicts Of Interest

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Donald Trump owns many golf courses, which provide his family with lots of revenue. And as president, he'll be able to steer labor and environmental policies that could boost his own profits.

Comment