S. Fla. rapper Kodak Black released from jail

South Florida rap star Kodak Black is a free man after being released from the Broward County Jail.

Black, whose real name is Dieuson Octave, was sentenced to 364 days in jail last month for violating house the terms of house arrest.

As part of the sentence, Octave, 19, was ordered to complete an anger management/life skills course.

Octave’s original 364-day sentence was then reduced to 180 days plus time-served.

Octave was found guilty of violating the terms of his probation on April 26 for going to a strip club, attending a boxing match and disrupting an anger management class.

 

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More than 150 rodent droppings found at TPC in Coral Springs

A state inspector found a rodent issue at the Tournament Players Club at Eagle Trace last week.

Records show that more than 150 rodent droppings were found in several places in the kitchen.

Inspectors were at TPC based on a complaint.

China Gourmet in Miami and Healthy Bagel in Plantation were also ordered shut by state inspectors last week after roach issues were discovered.

Below is a list of places that were ordered shut and some of their violations. All the places mentioned were allowed to reopen following an ordered cleanup and re-inspection.

***Tournament Players Club at Eagle Trace

1111 Eagle Trace Blvd.

Coral Springs

Inspection based on complaint

Ordered shut May 30

17 violations found

“Rodent activity present as evidenced by rodent droppings found. Observed 3 dried rodent droppings near entrance of kitchen in front of Omcan chest freezer, 1 dried rodent dropping under preparation table across from grill in cook line, 8 dried droppings under Volcan oven in cook line next to reach in Maximum fridge, 1 dried dropping next to Volcan oven that is next to Maximum reach in fridge, 9 dried droppings on floor next to Volcan oven, approximately 110 dried rodent droppings in cabinet in wait station table, 3 dried rodent dropping near back door, 13 dried droppings in back storage room, 3 dried droppings under preparation sink across from triple sink, 2 dried droppings under triple sink, 1 dried dropping on top of container of dried oats on shelf next to walk in cooler, and 3 dried droppings on shelves that cans are stored on. Observed 2 moist droppings in front of walk in cooler. Manager instructed to remove them and to sanitize areas. She began to remove the droppings.”

“Dead roaches on premises. Observed 1 dead roach at the entrance of the kitchen, 1 on prep table shelf under Groen steamer, 2 dead roaches in grease on floor under fryers in cook line, 1 dead roach inside of glass bowl on plate storage shelf near back door, and 1 dead roach in dry storage room.”

“Small flying insects in bar area. Observed 23 flies in bar under ice bin.”

“Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine.”

“Rusted cans present. See stop sale. Observed a 6lb 8 oz. can of Sysco brand Country Style Sausage Gravy with a heavily rusted top on shelf next to walk in cooler. Manager removed can.”

***China Gourmet

14767 S. Dixie Highway

Miami

Ordered shut May 31

35 violations found

“Roach activity present as evidenced by approximately 37 live roaches found in the kitchen. (Approximately 10 live roaches inside a floor drain located underneath the main cook line, approximately 4 live roaches inside a cardboard box on a shelf underneath the main cook line, approximately 18 live roaches in between wall and drain board shelves above the three compartment sink and approximately 5 live roaches in a storage room behind the door on the floor and baseboards.”

“Certified Food Manager or person in charge lacks knowledge of food borne illnesses and symptoms of illness that would prevent an employee from working with food, clean equipment and utensils, and single-service items.”

***Health Bagel Restaurant

Plantation Square Plaza

1755 N. University Drive

Plantation

Inspection based on complaint

Ordered shut June 1

19 violations found

“Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Observed 1 running across the kitchen floor. 1 on the floor under a grill in the kitchen. 10 on the floor near the kitchen entrance under a shelf. 2 on the floor behind the front counter in the dining room.”

“Tracking powder pesticide used inside establishment. Observed tracking powder used along the walls in the kitchen. **Repeat Violation**.”

“Employee failed to wash hands before changing gloves and/or putting on gloves to work with food. Observed cook crack raw eggs, remove gloves and put on a new set of gloves without washing hands. After I spoke to him, he removed the gloves, washed hands and put on a new set of gloves.”

“All potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) foods in walk-in cooler cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Observed all food in the walk-in cooler is 56°F or higher. Stop sale issued on butter and opened sour cream.”

“Food being cooled by non-approved method as evidenced by inadequate rate of cooling during time of inspection. At 08:35 am, observed a pot of cooling red potatoes with a temperature of 115-124°F left at room temperature in the kitchen. At 09:21am, observed the temperature of these potatoes were 114-122°F. At this rate the potatoes will not reach 70°F within 2 hours. **Repeat Violation**”

“Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) hot held at less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Observed a pan of cooked home fried potatoes on the grill with a temperature of 92-140°F and a plate of cooked hash brown potatoes under a grill with a temperature of 84-85°F. The home fried potatoes were put back on the grill to be reheated. **Corrective Action Taken** **Repeat Violation**.”

“Slicer blade and blade guard are soiled with old food debris. **Repeat Violation**.”

 

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Several dead in mass shooting at Orlando-area business

Several people were killed Monday in a mass shooting at a business in Orange County, according to sheriff’s officials.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office tweeted that there are “multiple fatalities.” Officials said the situation has been contained and the scene has been “stabilized.”

The shooting was reported at an industrial area on North Forsyth Road near Hanging Moss Road, northwest of Colonial Drive and State Road 417.

Forsyth Road is closed from University and State Road 50.

Several law enforcement vehicles are at the scene, and K-9s were searching the area.

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Several dead in mass shooting at Orlando-area business

Several people were killed Monday in a mass shooting at a business in Orange County, according to sheriff’s officials.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office tweeted that there are “multiple fatalities.” Officials said the situation has been contained and the scene has been “stabilized.”

Reports say the gunman is dead and was a disgruntled employee of the business.

The shooting was reported about 8 a.m. at an industrial area on North Forsyth Road near Hanging Moss Road, northwest of Colonial Drive and State Road 417.

Forsyth Road was closed from University and State Road 50.

Several law enforcement vehicles were at the scene, and K-9s were searching the area.

Shelley Adams told the Associated Press that her sister, Sheila McIntyre, called her from the company’s bathroom during the shooting and was very upset.

She kept repeating, “My boss is dead. My boss is dead,” Adams said.

Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings was expected to announce details “as soon as info is accurate,” his office announced.

Gov. Rick Scott said he had been briefed by law enforcement and that he and his wife, Ann, “are praying for the families who lost loved ones today.”

“I ask all Floridians to pray for the families impacted by this senseless act of violence,” he added.

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‘Cash Me Outside’ girl sues gaming companies for using catchphrase in apps

A South Florida teenager and her mother are suing three gaming companies for using her catchphrase, “Cash me outside, how bow dah?”

Danielle Bregoli, 14, and her mother, Barbara Bregoli, filed a trademark lawsuit Thursday against Anonymous Games Inc., Appnoxious LLC, Squad Social LLC and two men who worked to develop and publish two mobile applications called “Cash Me Outside” and “How Bout Dat,” according to the lawsuit.

The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in South Florida, seeks at least $1 million in damages and demands a jury trial.

Danielle Bregoli became a social media star after her 2016 appearance on the “Dr. Phil” show in which she said, “Cash me outside, how bow dah?” She is now known on the internet as the “Cash Me Outside” girl.

According to the lawsuit, Bregoli and her mother hired business managers who helped them form Dani B Holdings to make money from selling her catchphrase on merchandise, public appearances, television appearances and marketing opportunities.

The lawsuit claims that plaintiffs Josiah Jenkins and Matthew Gruettner, owners of the three gaming companies, developed and published the app “Cash Me Outside” in January. It claims they developed a second app, “How Bout Dat,” in February.

According to the lawsuit, the “Cash Me Outside” app “uses Danielle’s actual voice saying her signature catchphrase” and an avatar “designed to look exactly like Danielle.” The lawsuit calls it an “unabashed exploitation” of the teen and claims that the game was the No. 1-downloaded gaming application on Apple’s iTunes app store.

A search of the app store Monday morning showed that Anonymous Games Inc. changed the name of the app to “Get Cash Outside,” and “How Bout Dat” couldn’t be found.

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