l DEMOCRATS CALL FOR VOTER FRAUD INQUIRY
Top Florida Democratic legislators want an inquiry into how thorough state law-enforcement investigated voter fraud allegations against a company once aligned with Republicans. Last year, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement launched investigations into fraudulent voter registration forms allegedly turned in by employees of a company hired by the Republican Party of Florida.
l SHARPTON, JACKSON TO SPEAK AT NAACP CONFERENCE IN FLA.
Civil rights leaders Rev. Jesse Jackson and Rev. Al Sharpton and are slated to speak to the NAACP at conference in Orlando on Wednesday. The meeting comes days after George Zimmerman was acquitted of killing Trayvon Martin. Sharpton is calling for vigils around the country this weekend along with charges from federal prosecutors. The Justice Department is investigating whether Zimmerman violated Martin's civil rights when he shot the 17-year-old.
l HEALTH CARE COMPANY NAMES BUSH TO ADVISORY BOARD
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is joining the advisory board of a privately-held health care staffing company. Atlanta-based Jackson Healthcare announced Tuesday that Bush had been appointed immediately to the advisory board of the company which reported $500 million in revenues in 2012 and served approximately 5 million patients nationwide.
l MOM CHARGED WITH LEAVING KIDS IN PARKING LOT
A South Florida woman is facing counts of child neglect after authorities say she left two young children alone in a parking lot while she attended a Lil Wayne concert. Brittany Nicole Harris initially told deputies her cousin had brought the kids but later acknowledged that she left the children in the car.
l MINISTER, GRANDSON FATALLY SHOT IN SOUTH FLORIDA HOME
A minister and her adult grandson have been found fatally shot inside a South Florida home. Miami Gardens police responded to the home Tuesday afternoon after a neighbor noticed 70-year-old Annette Anderson had not been seen outside since Saturday. Detectives didn't immediately report a possible motive for the killing.