Bobby Caina Calvan, The Associated Press

Bobby Caina Calvan

The Associated Press

Tallahassee, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Bobby:

Mayor says NYC will treat mentally ill, even if they refuse

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s mayor on Tuesday said he was directing police and city medics to be more aggressive about getting severely mentally ill people off the streets and subways and into treatment, even if it means involuntarily hospitalizing some people who refuse care. “These New Yorkers and hundreds of others like […] → Read More

New York issues first licenses for legal pot dispensaries

New York issued its first 36 cannabis dispensary licenses on Monday, taking a monumental step in establishing a legal marketplace for recreational marijuana. → Read More

LAPD captain's allegiances probed in tipoff to CBS exec

LOS ANGELES — As the former captain in charge of the Hollywood Division of the Los Angeles Police Department, Cory Palka was a star himself. The towering cop with a telegenic smile hobnobbed with celebrities getting stars on the Walk of Fame, ran security for the Oscars awards show and even landed a bit part […] → Read More

Rare Pikachu card, Kobe's sneakers — a hidden vault in Delaware guards it all

There's a rare Pikachu card and a century-old one of baseball great Honus Wagner, which recently sold for $7.25 million in a private sale. → Read More

CBS, Moonves must pay $30.5 million for insider trading

CBS and its former president, Leslie Moonves, will pay $30.5 million as part of an agreement with the New York attorney general's office. → Read More

Superstorm Sandy legacy: Recovery far from equal on NY shore

NEW YORK (AP) — Even before Superstorm Sandy’s floodwaters surged over New York City’s Rockaway Peninsula, there was an air of decay in Edgemere, a far-flung seaside neighborhood … → Read More

US: French cement firm admits Islamic State group payments

NEW YORK (AP) — French cement company Lafarge pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying millions of dollars to the Islamic State group in exchange for permission to keep open a plant in Syria, a case the Ju… → Read More

Ian evacuees return to mud, rubble as death toll hits 101

SANIBEL ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Rotting fish and garbage lie scattered in Sanibel Island’s streets. On the mainland, debris from washed-away homes is heaped in a canal like matchsticks. Huge shri… → Read More

Ian death toll reaches triple digits; 2nd-deadliest storm to hit mainland US this century

The number of storm-related deaths rose to at least 101 on Thursday, eight days after Hurricane Ian made landfall in southwest Florida. → Read More

Rescuers flock together to save 275 parrots stranded by Ian

PINE ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Will Peratino and his partner Lauren Stepp would not leave their Pine Island compound, even as authorities pleaded with residents to abandon their homes because of damaged … → Read More

In Hurricane Ian’s wake, dangers persist, worsen in parts – troyrecord

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — People kayaking down streets that were passable just a day or two earlier. Hundreds of thousands without power. National Guard helicopters flying rescue missions to re… → Read More

Frustrations mount as Hurricane Ian’s effects linger

Flooded roadways and washed-out bridges to barrier islands left many people isolated amid limited cellphone service and a lack of basic amenities such as water, electricity and the internet. → Read More

Asylum seekers caught in political battle in NYC, Washington

NEW YORK (AP) — Weary of Venezuela’s autocratic government and the pittance he earned in the military, Dario Maldonado deserted and fled with his family to neighboring Colombia. But life rema… → Read More

Python hunt! 800 compete to remove Florida’s invasive snakes

More than 800 competitors will be trudging through the Florida Everglades for the next eight days, in search of invasive Burmese pythons that will bring in thousands of dollars in prize money. The … → Read More

How much is Zuckerberg worth? Card collector could find out

NEW YORK (AP) — When camp counselor Allie Tarantino was flipping through a magazine years ago, he came upon a familiar name: Mark Zuckerberg. He rifled through boxes of memorabilia in his basement,… → Read More

Gabby Petito’s legacy: $100K gift to domestic abuse hotline

To date this year, more than 440,000 callers have sought help from the hotline — up about a third from the same period last year. → Read More

How much is Mark Zuckerberg worth? Man finds baseball card featuring young billionaire

When camp counselor Allie Tarantino was flipping through a magazine years ago, he came upon a familiar name: Mark Zuckerberg. → Read More

Gabby Petito’s legacy: $100K gift to domestic abuse hotline

NEW YORK (AP) — Even in hindsight, Nichole Schmidt can’t be sure if anything could have been done to save her daughter Gabby Petito from a messy and violent relationship that ended in murder … → Read More

Many see cause to celebrate this July 4 despite US facing turbulent times

Independence Day arrives at a time when the United States is roiled by hearings over the Jan. 6 insurrection, awash in turmoil over high court rulings on aborti → Read More

R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in sex trafficking case

NEW YORK (AP) — Disgraced R&B superstar R. Kelly was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for using his fame to sexually abuse young fans, including some who were just children, in a syste… → Read More