Daycare Owner's Husband Accused Of Molesting Student
(Apopka, FL) -- An Orange County man, whose wife runs a daycare, is facing disturbing charges. Apopka's Gustavo Ramos-Beltran was in court yesterday after his arrest for allegedly molesting an 11-year-old girl at the daycare in the couple's home on Sheeler Oaks Drive. Deputies say the girl claims the 49-year-old repeatedly touched her inappropriately over the last three years at the unlicensed facility. Ramos-Beltran is facing charges that include attempted sexual battery.
Police Officer Resigns After Bar Fight
(New Smyrna Beach, FL) -- A police officer is no longer with the department after an off-duty incident in Volusia County. New Smyrna Beach Police say 26-year-old Officer Walter Milewski resigned following an argument inside a bar two weeks ago in South Daytona. Police say he was at a bar on South Nova Road with a friend when the two got into an argument with another customer. After leaving the bar, the officer allegedly pulled out a gun in the parking lot before leaving the scene, and the State Attorney's office is reviewing the incident.
Student Arrested After Gun Is Found In Backpack
(Miami Gardens, FL) -- A student is accused of bringing a gun to school in Miami-Dade County. The student was arrested yesterday after police say they found the gun in the student's backpack at Miami Carol City High School. The student has not been identified, but 7News says the suspect is 14-years-old. The arrest comes just days after two students were arrested for bringing guns to a school in North Miami.
New Fund Will Help Brevard Students Pay Off Lunch Debt
(Titusville, FL) -- Some Brevard County residents are taking action to make sure students don't have to worry about their school lunches. The North Brevard Rotary Club recently created the Lou Venuti Memorial Fund to raise money to pay off student lunch debt. The fund is named after a rotary member who passed away last month. Titusville's Mary Harvey, who has helped pay off student lunch debt, tells Florida Today she hopes this effort helps children realize people do care for them.
Miami Police Discuss Super Bowl Security
(Miami, FL) -- Miami Police hope they've reassured residents concerned about safety during the Super Bowl. Police held a Q-and-A with residents yesterday with the game less than a month away. About 150-thousand visitors are expected for the game, and residents had questions about crowd control, traffic and clean-up efforts. A police spokeswoman tells Local 10 News they hope residents are now confident officers will be on guard, and resident safety is a priority.
McDonald's Playing Bagpipes To Keep Homeless Away
(Sacramento, CA) -- The sound of bagpipes would likely keep anyone awake, and that's the point in California. A Sacramento McDonald's is blaring bagpipes from its speakers to keep the homeless from sleeping near the restaurant. Problem is, it's annoying everyone else. Neighbors say the sound penetrates through the walls and they're asking corporate to pull the plug. Officials have yet to respond to their requests.
NASA Calendar Has 13 Full Moons, Two Supermoons In 2020
(Washington, DC) -- Stargazers are in for quite a show in the sky this year starting this weekend. The first meteor shower is expected to peak Friday night into Saturday morning. A full moon will also be out. In fact, NASA's calender has a full moon each month with two in October. The second one will fall on Halloween night which is called a blue moon. That won't happen again until 2039. The year ahead also includes back-to-back supermoons in March and April.
TODAY IN HISTORY:
2007, Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone at the Macworld 2007 convention at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Using a touch screen, the new device combined the features of Apple's iPod with a mobile phone, allowing users to field phone calls and play music and videos.
1996, fashion critic Mr. Blackwell named disc jockey Howard Stern to his annual list of worst dressed women. Stern was pictured in drag on the cover of his second book titled "Miss America."
1951, the United Nations headquarters officially opened in New York City.