Mick's Morning News with Jorge Medina

No Sign Of Missing Boaters 

(Jacksonville, FL) -- Rescuers are in a race against time to find two missing boaters. That's what a Coast Guard official said yesterday about the search for Brian McCluney and Justin Walker. The two firefighters went missing Friday after going on a fishing trip off Port Canaveral. There was no sign of the men yesterday after a search off St. Augustine, and a Coast Guard captain says the next 24 hours are critical. Hundreds of people are credited with answering the call for help in the search for the two missing firefighters. About 200 people in 86 boats and airplanes searched over 12-thousand square miles of ocean yesterday to try to find the men.

Galvano Resists Special Session On Gun Violence 

(Sarasota, FL) -- Florida Democrats want a special session to discuss new gun laws, but a key Republican is standing in their way. The House Democratic Caucus yesterday called for the special session to address what it calls an epidemic of gun violence in the state. Senate President and Bradenton Republican Bill Galvano, though, said yesterday he does not support calls for a special session. A special session can only be called by the governor or a joint proclamation from the Senate president and House speaker.

TSA Agent Arrested For Child Porn  

(Orlando, FL) -- A TSA agent at Orlando International Airport has been arrested. Federal agents took 34-year-old Curtis Fleming into custody after he was accused of possessing and distributing child pornography. FBI agents came to the airport to question Fleming earlier this month. Investigators say he confessed to watching the porn at home.

Telehealth Portals Installed In Panhandle Schools 

(Panama City, FL) -- Panhandle schools are part of a cutting-edge initiative to address a national crisis. Let's Talk Interactive has installed dozens of telehealth portals and kiosks in the region's public schools. The devices allow children struggling with mental health issues to talk online with counselors.

Florida Man Arrested After Botched Castration Surgery 

(Sebring, FL) -- A Sebring man is accused of performing a botched castration surgery on a man he met online. Highlands County sheriff's officials say 74-year-old Gary Van Ryswyk met his patient on a castration fetish website. Deputies responded to the suspect's home on Sunday. A man was found on the bed bleeding heavily from his groin. Van Ryswyk was charged with practicing medicine without a license resulting in bodily injury. Deputies say he admitted to castrating himself, another man and animals in the past.

NV Officials Look To Declare State Of Emergency Ahead Of 'Alien' Events 

(Lincoln County, NV) -- A small town in rural Nevada is gearing up for massive crowds ahead of two alien-themed festivals next month. This week Lincoln County commissioners took the first steps in declaring a state of emergency to free up more funding for police and medical services. The move came on the same day commissioners approved two permits for Alienstock and Peace-Stock 51. Both events will take place September 20th near the town of Rachel, the closest town to Area 51. The festivals evolved from a viral Facebook event that encouraged people to storm the famed military base to find proof of aliens.  

Six Connecticut Seniors Arrested For Conservation Area Hookup 

(Fairfield, CT) -- Six senior citizens are under arrest for their alleged public hookup in a Connecticut conservation area. Fairfield police say the six people, between the ages of 62 and 85, were caught on surveillance video engaging in multiple public sex acts in the Grace Richardson Conservation Area. Authorities have been monitoring that area and other sites which were listed online as meet-up spots for sexual activities. All six face various charges of breach of peace and public indecency. The group was released upon a promise to appear in court.  


2015, a pair of U.S. military members stopped a mass shooting when they subdued a gunman aboard a Paris-bound train.

1993, NASA lost contact with the Mars Observer spacecraft. The mission cost nine-hundred-and-80-million.

1959, Hawaii became the 50th state of the Union.

1922, Curly Lambeau and the Green Bay Football Club were awarded an NFL franchise.

1912, Arthur Eldred of Oceanside, New York, became the first Boy Scout to reach the rank of Eagle Scout.

1878, The American Bar Association was formed in NY by a group of lawyers, judges and law professors.

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