Father accused in death of Otis Anderson Jr. told police he had right to defend self: arrest report
A man accused in the shooting death of his son, former University of Central Florida and University Christian football star Otis Anderson Jr., said he had the right to defend himself on Monday when an argument over his son’s girlfriend’s dog led to an altercation at his home, according to court records.
Former UCF, University Christian football star Otis Anderson Jr. killed in Northside shooting
Former University of Central Florida and University Christian football star Otis Anderson Jr., 23, died in a double shooting Monday night that also left his mother hospitalized — neighbors, former teammates and UCF leaders said Tuesday.
Plaintiff loses after lawyer refuses to wear mask in court
NEW YORK – A woman lost her personal injury lawsuit after her lawyer refused to wear a mask in court and the judge threw out her case, which had been set for trial. “I want the record to reflect that I am speaking with great difficulty,” Greenwald, 68, told the judge. Ad“Forget about my personal experience with COVID," the judge told the newspaper. The most important protocol is wearing a mask.”The lawsuit focused on a 2017 car crash that fractured the woman's leg. Knipel told the newspaper the woman would have legal recourse to continue her litigation even though he dismissed the case.
Alabama QB Mac Jones heads into Senior Bowl on gimpy ankle
The next game he plays is for his NFL draft stock, provided the Alabama quarterback's gimpy left ankle is good to go. Senior Bowl executive director Jim Nagy said the plan is for Jones to dress out and see how his ankle feels. “Just being in that room, I already learned so much about NFL football,” he said. Mond started 44 games for the Aggies, Ehlinger logged 43 starts for the Longhorns,Mond led the Aggies into College Football Playoffs contention in his final season. I just wanted to come and kind of learn more about NFL football and learn a new playbook, which I thought I did a good job with.
Florida vaccinations would take more than a year at current pace
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – It could take more than a year to vaccinate all Floridians based on the number of vaccine doses the state is currently receiving on a weekly basis. The timetable came to light as the Florida Surgeon General fielded tough questions from state senators. Testifying before the Senate Health Policy Committee, State Surgeon General Dr. Scott Rivkees said the COVID-19 vaccine supply isn’t meeting the demand. At that rate, it would take more than a year to vaccinate the general population, but Rivkees provided some hope for optimism. The state has received 1.6 million vaccine doses to date.
Tulsa snaps No. 11 UCF's 21-game home winning streak, 34-26
Tulsa players pose on the middle of the field after a win over Central Florida during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. Tulsa's win snapped UCF's 21-game home winning streak. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)ORLANDO, Fla. – There is something about UCF that brings that best out of Tulsa. Zach Smith threw three touchdown passes and Tulsa erased an 18-point first-half deficit to beat No. 11 UCF 34-26, snapping the Knights' 21-game home winning streak Saturday night. “Turnovers were huge in the football game,” UCF coach Josh Heupel said.
UCF suspends frat, sorority accused of disregarding COVID-19 policies
ORLANDO, Fla. The University of Central Florida on Wednesday suspended a sorority and a fraternity for violating the schools COVID-19 policies, News4Jax sister station WKMG reported. ZTA was placed on interim suspension for allegedly hosting an unapproved social gathering on campus, school leaders said. The sorority followed the universitys process for applying to host an event, but the event was still pending a decision from UCF when they elected to hold it anyway.Officials at the school also said the event willfully disregarded the universitys COVID-19 policies and guidelines. SAE was placed on interim suspension for allegedly hosting a large social gathering off campus that willfully disregarded the universitys COVID-19 policies and guidelines, officials added. Two students were placed on interim suspension for not complying with the universitys policies during the pandemic.
MONDAY HUDDLE: Can Gators slow down LSU star Joe Burrow?
Kyle Trask #11 of the Florida Gators celebrates after a game against the Auburn Tigers. Now, Florida will turn its attention to another group of Tigers, the LSU Tigers, this week in what will be an even bigger challenge. Those are video gamelike numbers, but on the flip side, Florida will be by far the best defense Burrow has faced thus far. Much was made about how Central Florida was upset by losing 27-24 at Cincinnati last Friday, which seems odd. Florida State seems overmatched, but it also isnt the same dominant Clemson team as last year.