Mick's Morning News with Jorge Medina

Man Arrested For Shooting Threats 

(Cocoa Beach, FL) -- Police in Brevard County hope a recent arrest will send a message. Cocoa Beach police arrested Texas' Joseph McKinney yesterday for threatening shootings at a hotel where he had stayed. Police say the 40-year-old sent threatening messages online last week to the Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront Hotel on North Atlantic Ave. Police say they hope the arrest shows they have zero tolerance for any threat of mass violence. 

Boy Shot By Teen 

(Daytona Beach, FL) -- In Daytona Beach a boy is fighting for his life after getting shot by a teenager. Police say a 14-year-old boy shot the 10-year-old this weekend at a home on South Keech Street. The boy was taken to the hospital where he's in critical condition. No details were released on the shooting.

Mother And Daughter Murdered 

(Coconut Creek, FL) -- A mother and daughter are dead and a police officer is hurt after a violent incident in Broward County. The bodies of 20-year-old Hannah Bonta and mother Jan Kirkland were found stabbed to death this weekend in Coconut Creek. Kirkland's friend, Jason Roseman, was arrested for killing them, their dog, wounding Bonta's boyfriend and shooting a police officer who responded to the scene in Coral Pointe. Police officer Andrew Renna is expected to recover from a punctured lung, but Bonta's boyfriend is in critical condition. 

Gaetz Calls Out 'Higher Ed Industrial Complex' 

(Washington, DC) -- Matt Gaetz believes student debt affects more than those who are stuck with the bills. The Panhandle congressman Tweeted last night that he hears a lot of baby boomers complaining about student debt. He says those older Americans see their kids missing out on a lot of milestones like homeownership, marriage and starting families because of their debt. He says the solution, though, is not free college, but taking on what he calls the higher education industrial complex. 

University Of Florida Band Director Attacked After Game 

(Orlando, FL) -- Police are investigating after the University of Florida's band director was attacked. Jay Watkins was reportedly thrown to the ground following Saturday night's win against University of Miami. Watkins was treated on the scene for a minor cut on his head. Police think the attacker may have been a Hurricanes fan, but have not made an arrest.

NASA Names Mars Rock After The Rolling Stones 

(Washington, DC) -- NASA is naming a rock on Mars after the Rolling Stones. When the Mars InSight lander touched down on the Red Planet last November, a rock blew about three feet away, making it is the farthest a rock has rolled during a landing on another planet. The name is not official because the International Astronomical Union is in charge of assigning scientific names of places and objects in the solar system. Lead singer Mick Jagger says he wants to bring it back and put it on their mantelpiece.

Doctors Remove Brown Recluse From Missouri Woman's Ear 

(Kansas City, MO) -- A Missouri woman is recovering after doctors removed a venomous spider from her ear. Susie Torres, of Kansas City, decided to visit her doctor once she woke up with discomfort in her ear. While there, Torres was examined by a medical assistant, who told her that she had what looked like a spider inside of her ear canal. Doctors managed to remove the creature and discovered it was a brown recluse, a spider with a bite so serious it can cause pain and harmful lesions. For some reason, the spider did not bite the woman at all. Torres told WDAF-TV that she thinks it entered her ear while sleeping, so she now puts cotton balls in her ears at night.


1957, the Soviet Union claimed it had successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile, making the communist government capable of a nuclear attack on North America. 

1957, the Ford Motor Company rolled out the first Edsel automobile.

1945, Japanese envoys boarded the U.S. battleship Missouri to receive surrender instructions at the end of World War Two.

1939, the first major league baseball games were shown on TV. It was a doubleheader between the Cincinnati Reds and the Brooklyn Dodgers.

1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was adopted. The amendment granted and guaranteed women the right to vote.

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