Florida: 5 Things To Know For July 14th
Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.
CARGO LAUNCHED TO ASTRONAUTS INCLUDES FOOD, ODOR-RESISTANT GYM CLOTHES
A commercial cargo ship rocketing toward the International Space Station with its third delivery to astronauts. Destined to arrive Wednesday was food, science samples and new odor-resistant gym clothes for the resident crew.
INVESTIGATION SEEKS ANSWERS AFTER THIEVES TARGET MIAMI POLICE PATROL BOATS
Even police aren’t immune to becoming targets of crime: The Miami Police Department says three of its boats were broken into and $18,000 in parts were stolen. The crime was discovered Sunday by a mechanic who was working on the vessels.
NEW PRESCHOOL GIVES PARENTS UNIQUE VIEW OF THEIR CHILDREN
A day care and preschool opening in Zephyrhills next month will give parents views of their children via 16 different video cameras, all broadcasting to an app available on smartphones and computers. For those unavailable to view in real time, the Wee Warriors footage will also be archived.
FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL PROBING 2 HIT-AND-RUNS, 1 OF THEM FATAL
Authorities are looking for two motorists involved in separate serious hit-and-run accidents over the weekend. In Sarasota County, a motorcyclist was hit and killed, and in Escambia County, a pedestrian was critically hurt after being hit and dragged.
MONORAIL EVACUATED AT DISNEY WORLD
About 120 passengers were evacuated from a Walt Disney World monorail train following a weather-related power outage on Sunday night. No injuries were reported as officials used a mechanical lift to evacuate the passengers.