DeSantis signs bill banning balloon releases

The bill signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis makes releasing balloons a littering offense punishable with fines because balloons threaten wildlife.

TAMPA, Fla. — Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill that will make intentionally releasing balloons illegal starting on July 1. 

House Bill 321 considers the release of...

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Vehicle catches fire on Highway 51 in Arden-Arcade

At least two people were injured early Tuesday morning after a car became fully engulfed in flames in Arden-Arcade.Emergency medical services were dispatched around 4:13 a.m. to the scene on northbound Highway 51 near the onramp for Fulton Avenue. A woman and a man were taken to the hospital with major burns, according...

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