Mick's Morning News

Protesters Call For Rubio To Delay SCOTUS Vote

(Orlando, FL) -- Some of those concerned about the Supreme Court vacancy have a message for Marco Rubio. About 30 people gathered outside the senator's Orlando office yesterday, chanting 'hold the nomination until after the inauguration.' They don't want Rubio or others to vote on President Trump's nominee to fill the vacancy left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. Protesters want a vote delayed until after November's election, but Rubio said this week the senate should exercise its constitutional obligation and vote on a nominee.

Man Indicted For Deadly Brevard County Shooting

(Titusville, FL) -- The man arrested for a deadly shooting in Brevard County is a step closer to a possible life sentence. Quantay Byrom was indicted this week for first-degree murder in the death of 62-year-old Rickie Gilbert seven months ago in Titusville. Prosecutors say Byrom was involved in a shootout on Deleon Ave when a bullet meant for someone else hit Gilbert as he was driving to church. 

Teen Arrested For Road Rage Incident

(Tampa, FL) -- A teenager is facing charges for apparent road-rage incidents in Hillsborough County. Eighteen-year-old Raymond Davis and his 21-year-old passenger were arrested last week for two related incidents. Deputies say Davis shot at another driver after Davis accused the man of revving his engine at him.Two days later, the two ran into each other again. When the alleged victim tried taking a picture of Davis' license plate deputies say the man was shot at again, but he was able to escape injury.  

Driver Arrested After High-Speed Chase

(Miami, FL) -- A man is in custody after a road rage incident turned into a high-speed chase through Broward and Miami-Dade counties. Broward deputies responded to a shots fired call in North Lauderdale last night, but after arriving at the scene at SR 7 and Kimberly Boulevard, they say one driver took off. During a chase on the Florida Turnpike the driver allegedly went over 100 miles an hour before stopping 20 minutes later and surrendering in west Miami-Dade. No injuries were reported in either the chase or the alleged road-rage incident. 

Metromover Victims Announce Lawsuits Against Miami-Dade County

(Miami, FL) -- Two attacks on the Miami Metromover are likely to lead to lawsuits. Andrea Puerta announced yesterday she's suing Miami-Dade County, the company in charge of security on the transit system and the suspect charged in the beating she suffered about three weeks ago. Eduardo Fernandez, who was attacked last weekend, said yesterday he's planning to sue as well. Miami-Dade's Department of Transportation didn't comment on either case, but a spokesperson tells NBC 6 they're taking the necessary steps to safeguard riders. 

Kraft Heinz Releasing Pumpkin Spice Mac And Cheese

(Chicago, IL) -- Pumpkin Spice lovers can now add a comfort food dish to the fall flavor. Kraft Heinz revealed the future release of Pumpkin Spice Mac and Cheese, but it could be a challenge to get a box. Interested consumers will have to put their name on a waiting list, and the product will be exclusive to Canada. On top of that, only one-thousand customers will be lucky enough to snag a box.

British Firefighters Battle Chicken Manure Fire

(England) -- No injuries were reported after a chicken manure fire in England. Firefighters responded to the foul-smelling blaze near Mendlesham shortly after it broke out. It took about three hours to put out the flames that burst from the 22-ton pile of chicken poo. Investigators say it's likely chemicals from the large pile caused spontaneous combination after too much heat was trapped within. 


2019, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

1976, newspaper heiress Patty Hearst was sentenced to seven years in prison for her role in a 1974 bank robbery. She was released 22 months later under an executive order of clemency from President Jimmy Carter.

1969, the "Chicago Eight" went on trial for the events at the 1968 Democratic Party National Convention. They were charged with conspiracy and crossing state lines with the intent to incite a riot.

1968, "60 Minutes" debuted on CBS. Mike Wallace and Harry Reasoner were the show's two correspondents.

1961, "The Bullwinkle Show" appeared on NBC.

1960, the U.S.S. Enterprise was launched at Newport News, Virginia. It was the U.S. Navy's first nuclear powered aircraft carrier.

1957, President Eisenhower sent federal troops into Little Rock, Arkansas, to protect nine black students entering the newly integrated school for the first time.

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