Two killed after helicopter crashes into apartment building in Florida

Two people have been killed after a helicopter crashed into an apartment complex in Florida. The fire-rescue helicopter crashed near the Pompano Beach Airpark on Monday shortly before 9am local time, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said. Three people were on board the helicopter at the time of the crash. Broward Sheriff’s Office Captain Terryson Jackson, […]

Leprosy is on the rise in the US and could be endemic in Florida, report says

Leprosy could be endemic in the US state of Florida, a new report has found. Officially called Hansen’s disease, leprosy is a type of bacterial infection that targets the nervous system and causes swelling under the skin. A new report, published in the US-based Emerging Infectious Diseases journal, found cases in the southwest of America […]

Disney scraps plans for new Florida campus amid spat with Governor Ron DeSantis

The Walt Disney Company has announced it is scrapping plans to build a new campus in central Florida following a year-long dispute with Governor Ron DeSantis. Mr DeSantis has been attacking the company after it opposed a state law banning classroom lessons on sexual orientation and gender identity in early years. Disney filed a First […]