Greg Allen

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Florida Man Charged With Manslaughter In Fatal Parking Lot Shooting

Monday, August 13, 2018

Florida prosecutors charged a man involved in a parking lot shooting last month with manslaughter. Police initially said they could not arrest Michael Drejka because of the state's Stand Your Ground law.


After Parking Lot Shooting, Florida's 'Stand Your Ground' Law Scrutinized Again

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Under state law, a person in fear for his or her life is justified in using deadly force to stop an attack. It has been controversial in several cases, most notably the 2012 death of Trayvon Martin.


Masses Of Seaweed Threaten Fisheries And Foul Beaches

Saturday, July 21, 2018

A floating, smelly mass of seaweed called sargassum is covering beaches in the Caribbean and areas along the Gulf of Mexico.


Figure Out How To Cheaply Fix Algae Blooms And Win $10 Million

Friday, July 06, 2018

Large algae blooms in lakes and rivers have become an annual warm weather headache in nearly every U.S. state, endangering water supplies and local economies. A new competition hopes to help.


Felons In Florida Want Their Voting Rights Back Without A Hassle

Thursday, July 05, 2018

One of out every 10 adults in Florida is not eligible to vote because of a state law that prevents former felons from doing so without a lengthy process. There are efforts underway to change that.


Zillow Data Used To Project Impact Of Sea Level Rise On Real Estate

Monday, June 18, 2018

A study by the Union of Concerned Scientists examined how real estate values were affected in 23 coastal states. Florida has the most to lose, according to the research.


Some Survivors Of Category 5 Hurricane Irma Want A Category 6

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Some top researchers now say that climate change has led to stronger hurricanes. Now, there's a push to expand the wind scale to include a Category 6 for winds as powerful as those seen last year.


At Issue In Florida Senate Campaign: Who's Fighting For Puerto Rico?

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Florida has a growing bloc of Puerto Rican voters in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson and his main challenger, GOP Gov. Rick Scott, are fighting over recovery efforts.


Relocated Puerto Rican Voters Will Play A Big Role In Fla. Senate Race

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson and outgoing GOP Gov. Rick Scott are lining up endorsements from Puerto Rican leaders, making trips to the island and attacking responses to Hurricane Maria.


Graduating Seniors In Parkland, Fla., Hear From Jimmy Fallon

Monday, June 04, 2018

Seniors at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School graduated Sunday, nearly four months after the deadly shooting at their school. They received graduation advice from a surprise speaker.


A Virgin Islands National Park Struggles To Recover From Hurricanes

Saturday, June 02, 2018

Eight months after it was devastated by twin hurricanes, the national park on St. John in the Virgin Islands is still recovering. Volunteers have stepped in to help clear trails and rebuild.


Virgin Islands Still Recovering From 2017 Hurricanes As New Season Begins

Saturday, June 02, 2018

Eight months after hurricanes Irma and Maria, an emergency repair program has just started in the Virgin Islands. A program to rebuild thousands of destroyed homes is still months away.


Lessons From Hurricane Irma: When To Evacuate And When To Shelter In Place

Friday, June 01, 2018

As the 2018 hurricane season begins, experts and emergency managers have been studying last year's evacuations before Hurricane Irma. Nearly 7 million people left their homes to escape the hurricane.


State Releases Videos Made By Parkland, Fla., Shooting Defendant

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Nikolas Cruz discusses his plans in cellphone videos made before the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. He says he'll be the next school shooter of 2018.


Battered By Bleaching, Florida's Coral Reefs Now Face Mysterious Disease

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Florida's coral reefs are being decimated by a mysterious disease. It comes after years of warming waters have bleached coral reefs around the world, leaving them weakened.


Parkland Commission Begins Investigation Surrounding Deadly Florida Shooting

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

A commission appointed to investigate the events leading up to and the response to the shooting in Parkland, Fla., began work Tuesday. Among the first areas of focus was the lack of coordination between law enforcement, which hampered their response to the shootings.


Parkland Students And Parents Aren't Happy With How Shooting Aftermath Is Being Handled

Thursday, April 19, 2018

More than two months after the deadly Parkland, Fla., shooting, students and parents from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School say they're unhappy with how the school district has handled the aftermath. They believe more should be done on school safety and to help students traumatized by the mass shooting.


Payday Lenders Convening At A Trump Resort Are Met By Protesters

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The industry is holding its annual conference this week at Trump National Doral Golf Club near Miami. Critics say a Trump appointee is helping the industry by moving to ease regulations.


Harvey, Irma, Maria And Nate Are Finished As Hurricane Names

Thursday, April 12, 2018

The World Meteorological Organization is retiring the names because the storms were so "deadly or costly" that using the names in the future would be inappropriate.


Fund For Victims Of Parkland Shooting Reaches $7.5 Million

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The group overseeing the fund for victims of the Parkland, Fla., shooting met Tuesday to discuss how the funds will be distributed. As of now, more than $7.5 million has been collected.