Woman Arrested For Cyberstalking
(DeBary, FL) -- A Volusia County woman is accused of cyberstalking her boyfriend's ex-girlfriend. Port Orange 33-year-old Karolyn Rico-Ospina was arrested over a week ago for sending threatening messages online to the woman. The threats included burning her and burying her alive. Rico-Ospina also allegedly threatened to release compromising videos of the woman.
School Board Bans Teachers From Carrying Guns
(Sarasota, FL) -- A school district is taking a stand against a controversial school safety measure. The Sarasota County School Board, yesterday, voted to ban teachers from carrying guns on school property. One board member says arming teachers would lead to chaos. A commission on school safety assembled after last year's Parkland shooting recommended teachers be allowed to carry guns.
Volusia County Officials Call For More 'Decorum' At Meetings
(DeLand, FL) -- Some Volusia County council members aren't happy with the tone of recent meetings. Councilmen Ben Johnson and Fred Lowry, at yesterday's meeting, called for better decorum from their colleagues. Their comments came after Councilwoman Heather Post and Chair Ed Kelley argued over how meeting agendas were set. Lowry said he's tired of all the arguing, and Johnson urged his colleagues to be more civil by letting each other speak without interruption.
Meteor Caught On Port Canaveral Camera
(Port Canaveral, FL) -- A video, recorded in Brevard County, is inspiring awe as it spreads online. A camera at Port Canaveral, over the weekend, caught a meteor streaking through the sky. The video was posted to Port Canaveral's Twitter page yesterday, and it has already gotten more than four thousand Views. Twitter users called the video amazing, awesome, very cool, and one post read simply, 'Whoa.'
Apollos, AAF Suspend Operations
(Orlando, FL) -- The Orlando Apollos are shocked and incredibly disappointed after learning they were shut down. That's what the team said yesterday after the Alliance of American Football suspended operations in its first season. The Apollos had the best record in the league at 7-1, and they were drawing about 20-thousand fans a game at Spectrum Stadium. There's no word yet on ticket refunds.
Curaleaf Plans Drive-Through Dispensary
(Bonita Springs, FL) -- A business in Lee County wants to combine the benefits of medical marijuana with the convenience of fast food. Curaleaf is working on opening a drive-through dispensary in Bonita Springs. The location used to be a bank, and it had a drive-through window already built in. A Curaleaf official tells NBC2 the drive-through feature will be great for moms who have a baby with them or the elderly who might have trouble walking into a store.
Woman Calls Police On Husband For 'Wrong Chicken'
(Brown Deer, WI) -- Next time, a 37-year-old man in Wisconsin might make sure to get what his wife asked for the first time. That is after the 40-year-old woman called Brown Deer police to say that she had got into an argument with him after he bought the "wrong type of chicken." During the course of the night, the argument got so bad that the man chose to sleep at his father's house. It is not known what part of the chicken he was supposed to purchase or what dish she was planning to make. Brown Deer police released the call in an incident report titled "Noteworthy calls from the weekend."
TODAY IN HISTORY:
2010, Apple released its multi-touch tablet computer called the iPad in the U.S. Three-million devices were sold within the first 80 days of its release.
1996, FBI officials raided a cabin in Montana and arrested former college professor and suspected Unabomber, Theodore Kaczynski.
1991, the U.N. Security Council passed the cease-fire resolution to end the Persian Gulf War. The resolution also called for Iraq to abolish weapons of mass destruction, renounce terrorism and pay reparations.
1968, less than 24 hours before he was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his now cryptic last speech "I've Been To The Mountain Top" to a rally of striking sanitation workers.
1953, "TV Guide" was published for the first time.
1944, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that barring blacks from voting in the Texas Democratic primaries violated the 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
1882, notorious outlaw Jesse James died at the age of 34. He was shot to death in Missouri by a member of his own gang.