Wainwright, Arenado lead Cardinals to 10-0 romp over Royals
Adam Wainwright pitched seven innings of one-hit ball, Nolan Arenado hit a three-run shot and finished with five RBIs, and the St. Louis Cardinals routed the Kansas City Royals 10-0 on Wednesday to take their four-game season series. Wainwright (3-3) allowed just a one-out single to Michael Taylor in the third against the weak-hitting Royals, whose only other baserunners against the 40-year-old right-hander came on a fielder's choice, an error and a walk. Tyler O'Neill hit a two-run homer for St. Louis and finished with three RBIs, one of them coming against struggling Royals starter Kris Bubic (0-3), who retired just one batter before he was pulled after 24 pitches.news.yahoo.com
Six months before Hialeah mayor election, there’s already bad blood and big money
The race to replace term-limited Hialeah Mayor Carlos Hernandez is still almost half a year away, but donations are already pouring in for the two frontrunners: former Miami-Dade County Commissioner Esteban “Steve” Bovo and former Hialeah Councilwoman Isis Garcia-Martinez.news.yahoo.com
East L.A. Gang Member Who Led Firebombing of African-American Residences Sentenced to 16 Years in Federal Prison
Carlos Hernandez, 36, aka “Rider” or “Creeper,” was sentenced by The Honorable U.S. District Judge Christina A. Snyder. Hernandez and his co-defendants targeted each of the residences because African-Americans lived there. All of the defendants who participated in the firebombing were charged in 2016 and have pleaded guilty to federal hate crime and related offenses. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Mack E. Jenkins, Chief of the Public Corruption and Civil Rights Section and Justice Department Special Litigation Counsel Julia Gegenheimer of the Civil Rights Division’s Criminal Section. If you believe you have been a victim of a civil rights violation please visit: https://civilrights.justice.gov/ to file a report.justice.gov
Florida sees slight decrease in jobless claims as pandemic continues
The U.S. Department of Labor on Wednesday reported an estimated 23,982 first-time jobless applications in Florida during the week that ended Nov. 21, a decrease of 376 from the prior week. Ron DeSantis to issue a statewide mask mandate to address recent increases in COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. The federal estimate also followed the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announcing Friday the state’s unemployment rate for October was 6.5 percent, down from 7.2 percent in September. The decline in new unemployment claims comes as the state has seen an uptick in COVID-19 cases during the past month. Walt Disney Co. had earlier informed the state of about 18,000 layoffs occurring at Florida properties starting in December.