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Florida spring breakers carry on in Panama City, far away

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! PANAMA CITY, Fla. – With Miami Beach enforcing a strict curfew to curb a spike in spring break violence in one of the final weeks of the season, Panama City and other Florida beach towns are boasting of a more relaxed scene.At Panama City Beach, vacationing college…

Orlando amusement park ride horror: Father of deceased teen speaks

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The father of a 14-year-old who tragically fell to his death from an Orlando amusement park ride on Thursday is speaking out.Tyree Sampson was visiting Orlando’s ICON Park on Thursday night from St. Louis, Missouri, with a football program when he unexpectedly fell off of the FreeFall…

Children scoring worse in math and reading compared to before

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Children continue to be impacted by learning loss from the COVID-19 pandemic and school closures, a new report shows.Students fared worse academically during the second year of the pandemic compared to the first year, when students earned lower scores than they did prior to the pandemic.The trend…

South Carolina mom has both arms amputated after she’s mauled

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A South Carolina mom had to have both her arms amputated after being savagely mauled by three pit bulls, her family says.Ailing victim Kyleen Waltman, 38, also lost part of her colon and may have to have a section of her esophagus removed, too, her sister said.”This…

Fort Lauderdale spring breakers having fun in the sun as

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla – Spring breakers in Florida’s oceanfront Fort Lauderdale said they were happy to have chosen the city over its southern neighbor, Miami Beach, where officials stepped in and ordered a curfew in response to violence breaking out in the midst of large crowds.Hundreds of students…

South Carolina boater who fatally shot jet skier he tried

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The boater who rescued a jet skier from drowning in a South Carolina lake and then fatally shot him had no choice after the man went berserk, the victim’s friend told investigators. “Nothing worked,” Hannah Ayers, 19, said of trying to calm down Drew Morgan, 29 on the…

Susan Smith, mom who killed two sons in 1994, sends

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Susan Smith, one of the most notorious prisoners in South Carolina’s penal system following her highly-publicized conviction for drowning her two young sons in 1994, has been sending romantic letters to her boyfriend from the prison where she is serving a life sentence. Smith, 50, has started a…

Michigan school board president removed from position after allegedly assaulting

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The president of a Michigan school board has been ousted from her position after allegedly assaulting the treasurer of the board during a meeting.Former President of the Flint Board of Education, Danielle Green, allegedly assaulted the board’s Treasurer, Laura MacIntyre, during a Wednesday afternoon finance meeting, according…

Miami Beach steakhouse sues city over ‘impermissibly overboard’ spring break

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A swanky Miami Beach steakhouse is suing city officials in response to a crippling curfew cutting business hours short during the busy spring break season.The lawsuit, from Papi Steak on First Street, describes the curfew as “arbitrary” and “impermissibly overboard” and is seeking an injunction against enforcement…