DeSantis seeks to cut funding to cities that defund police, increase penalties for protesters

Florida counties and cities that cut funding from their police departments could lose out on state funding and grants.

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  Former Turnberry Reserve property manager arrested on fraud-related charges

The former property manager of a troubled homeowners association was arrested for the second time on Thursday following a series of 9 Investigates reports.

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9 Investigates has been digging through court records since a deadly deputy-involved shooting at the Florida Mall in August. We uncovered more in-depth details about why deputies were there.

  Orlando Police respond to large spike in shootings compared to last year

So far this year, there have been about 150 more shootings in Orlando than in all of 2019.

  Salaythis Melvin shooting: Orange County sheriff discusses policy changes following fatal deputy-involved shooting at Florida Mall

Following a month of protests over the death of Salaythis Melvin after he was shot by an Orange County deputy, 9 Investigates sat down with Sheriff John Mina to ask what’s changing and whether new policies could prevent other outcomes like this.

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  Pet scams on the rise as more people look for pandemic puppies

Pet scams on the rise as more people looking for pandemic puppies.

  NY Woman moving to Florida says moving company kept her stuff for months

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing many Americans to relocate because of housing issues and unemployment, but their moving experiences are not going smoothly.

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  Truth Test: Anti-Biden PAC ad ignores context to make questionable claims

A new PAC ad going after Joe Biden uses edited video to make some questionable claims.
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  Truth Test: PAC ad supporting Joe Biden attacks President’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic

A new PAC ad supporting Joe Biden's campaign sticks close to the facts, but lacks some context.
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  Florida’s Census failures could cost state a congressional seat and billions of dollars

Florida currently has 27 congressional seats, it is poised to gain two more after the census. However, an expected undercount could mean the state misses out on billions of dollars in federal funding as well as on a possible third seat.