Mick's Morning News with Jorge Medina

State Senate Committee Refuses To Reinstate Israel As Broward Sheriff

(Tallahassee, FL) -- Scott Israel is dealing with a setback in his hopes of getting his job back. A state senate committee voted yesterday against reinstating Israel as Broward County sheriff. Four state senators from Broward sit on the committee that voted yesterday on whether Israel should be reinstated as sheriff. All four voted to reinstate Israel. Governor Ron DeSantis suspended Israel for, in part, his handling of the Parkland school shooting last year, but a special master last month found that punishment was too harsh. The full senate will vote tomorrow.

Tallahassee Official Loses Confidence In City Manager

(Tallahassee, FL) -- A Tallahassee official is calling for a change at the top. City Commissioner Jeremy Matlow yesterday tweeted that he has very little confidence in City Manager Reese Goad. Goad has been on the job for a little over a year, and Matlow recently gave him a grade of one-point-four out of five on a job evaluation. He says Goad has been complicit in unethical actions and created a culture of fear and intimidation.

Consultant For Walton County Schools Arrested

(DeFuniak Springs, FL) -- A consultant for the Walton County School District is facing charges. John Hoard was arrested yesterday for bid tampering. FDLE says the 49-year-old used his position as a consultant to get details on a bid for telemedicine services, and he allegedly used that knowledge to submit a better bid after a deadline. Hoard's bid wound up being chosen.

Deplorable Conditions Found At Edgewater Home

(Edgewater, FL) -- Neighbors are in shock after learning of the conditions inside a home in Volusia County. Edgewater police report finding three children and almost 250 animals living in filth this weekend at a home on Royal Palm Drive. A man and two women are charged with child abuse and animal cruelty. Neighbors had reported problems at the home for years, but they tell the News-Journal they had no idea how bad things were inside. 

Domino's Releases Halloween Roulette Pizza With Ghost Pepper Sauce

(Ann Arbor, MI) -- Domino's is daring pizza lovers to spin the wheel and take their chances. The company is out with a new Halloween Roulette pizza. It includes one slice doused with ghost pepper sauce. Customers have to request this option and they won't know which slice has it. Unfortunately for some, this is only being offered in Japan, for now.

Fans Vote To Replace Clue Hall With Bathroom

(Pawtucket, Rhode Island) -- The votes are in for the murder mystery game Clue. The characters are the same, the weapons are the same, but the mansion has a new room. The Hall has been replaced by a bathroom. It was one of four choices fans got to vote on. Hasbro teamed up with a design site for guidance on how to redo the space. This is the first renovation since the board game was released in 1949. It marks the 70th anniversary. The new version of Clue comes out in December.

Ohio Mom Finds Intruder Attempting To Bathe Her Son

(Columbus, OH) -- An Ohio mother is horrified after finding a strange woman inside of her home attempting to bathe her son. Aerica Hill told local media outlets that she awoke in her Columbus home to discover 22-year-old Elizabeth Hixon bent over the tub with her two-year-old son. Hill managed to get the woman away from her son, and Hill's boyfriend restrained her until police arrived. Hixon has been charged with burglary. Hixon's mother told a TV station that her daughter really meant well.


2015, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified before the House committee on Benghazi for more than nine hours. Clinton said she has accepted full responsibility for four Americans killed in the 2012 terror attacks on a U.S. consulate in Libya.

1979, the 100-millionth person passed through the gates of Walt Disney World.

1982, Sylvester Stallone's first Rambo film, "First Blood," opened across the U.S.

1969, Paul McCartney officially denied the rumor that he was dead.

1962, President Kennedy announced an air and naval blockade of Cuba, following the discovery of Soviet missile bases on the island.

1938, Chester Carlson demonstrated the first copying machine.

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