Recent Stories from Jenny Babcock
Many Puerto Ricans who survived hurricane Maria have been working frantically to restore their lives in a new home. Many are teachers, and they’ve come to Orlando to find jobs. They may never go back.
Puerto Rican families who’ve fled their storm-ravaged island have arrived in Orlando. Schools have opened their doors but the uncertainty and stress have taken a toll on just about everybody.
WMFE wants you all to be prepared, safe and informed as Hurricane Irma approaches this week. You can look to your local public radio station for clear and concise updates and safety information.
If possible — and if you’re in a safe place — we’d like to follow your whole story before, during and after the storm. You can choose a way to talk to us…
As the storm continues to dump rain on the Gulf Coast and floodwaters rise, many organizations are doing vital work to help save lives and give comfort. Here’s how you can support those efforts.
The Three Wise Guys of Friends Talking Faith were joined by Orlando Commissioner Patty Sheehan and 90.7 WMFE reporter Crystal Chavez in 90.7 WMFE’s studio June 7 for 90.7 WMFE’s Speaker Series/Dare to Listen event, “Orlando, One Year Later.”
You can look to your local public radio station for clear and concise updates and safety information. Here’s a quick guide to our resources and coverage.
Dr. Joshua Corsa wears tennis shoes stained with the blood of the victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting. In this video, he reads his Facebook post that explains why. Hear more of the interview reporter Abe Aboraya did with Dr. Corsa here.
Here’s a collection of the WMFE news team’s images of the Pulse Nightclub shooting and aftermath. We will continue to update this collection. More coverage of the shooting is at wmfe.org. Photos by Renata Sago, Catherine Welch, Amy Green, Brendan Byrne, Abe Aboraya, Jenny Babcock, Patrick Dalton, Matthew Peddie, Crystal Chavez
Orlando is mourning the loss of 49 lives in what is now the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. Orlando will never forget what happened at Pulse Nightclub. The nation and the world will not forget. WMFE stands with you, Orlando. We are grieving with you. We are marveling at the incredible strength and unity you are showing to the world in the face of this atrocity. As we seek to understand what happened and heal as a community, you will have many questions about how you can get help and give it. Here’s some information that we hope can help you… #OrlandoUnited Where can I go for emotional support or other resources? The 2-1-1 Information and Assistance Crisis Helpline is …