Kelli Kennedy, The Associated Press

Kelli Kennedy

The Associated Press

Miami, FL, United States

Contact Kelli

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

Recent:
  • FOX 8 New Orleans
  • NBC12 WWBT Richmond
  • NBC KSNV News 3
  • Fox5NY
  • Boston.com
  • WTOV NEWS9
  • ABC News
Past:
  • WDRB News
  • Herald-Tribune
  • WSYX ABC 6
  • SavannahNow
  • ABC 33/40 News
  • WKYT
  • WCTV Eyewitness News
  • WIBW
  • The Palm Beach Post
  • WIS News 10
  • and more…

Recent articles by Kelli:

Video: Florida police laugh after shooting rubber bullets

Fort Lauderdale police posted a video on its official YouTube channel Wednesday that shows Florida police officers laughing and celebrating after shooting rubber bullets at a protest last month in which a Black woman was shot in the face and seriously injured. → Read More

Video: Florida police laugh after shooting rubber bullets

Fort Lauderdale police posted a video on its official YouTube channel Wednesday that shows Florida police officers laughing and celebrating after shooting rubber bullets at a protest last month in which a Black woman was shot in the face and seriously injured. → Read More

As virus roars back, so do signs of a new round of layoffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The reopening of Tucson’s historic Hotel Congress lasted less than a month. General manager Todd Hanley on June 4 ended a two-month coronavirus lockdown and reopened the 39-room hotel at half-capacity, along with an adjoining restaurant for outdoor dining. Yet with reported COVID-19 cases spiking across Arizona, Hanley made the painful decision last weekend to give up, for now.… → Read More

Experts recommend following these guidelines for a safe beach trip amid COVID-19 pandemic

Experts say a beach trip is low-risk as long as you follow some basic precautions. → Read More

Florida bans bar alcohol consumption as coronavirus spikes

The new order prohibits any establishment that makes more than 50 percent of its revenue from alcohol sales from serving alcohol for consumption on site. → Read More

Planning for summer beach days? Docs share virus safety tips

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Americans have never been more ready to get out of the house and bask in the sun. Warm-weather beach destinations are the most popular vacation searches, with Florida — particularly Key West — Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and San Diego among the top considerations. According to Tripadvisor, 50% of travelers are looking to book a one- to five-day trip this month,… → Read More

Protester hit in face by police rubber bullet wants answers

A Florida protester whose bruised, bloody face made national news after she was shot with a rubber bullet by police says she wants to meet with police to talk about reform → Read More

Activists use informal tools to keep the peace at protests

Groups such as Black Lives Matter are utilizing fluorescent vests or colored ribbons to designate legal aid, volunteer medical help or peacekeepers who can help diffuse spats during peaceful protests. → Read More

Florida police officer suspended for pushing kneeling woman

A Fort Lauderdale police officer is suspended after video showed him pushing a kneeling black woman to the ground during protests over police killings of black people → Read More

Florida police officer suspended for pushing kneeling woman

Fort Lauderdale police suspended an officer after video showed he pushed a kneeling woman to the ground during protests over the police killing of George Floyd in Minnesota, resulting in → Read More

George Floyd’s son: Violent protests solve nothing

Some are calling for peaceful demonstrations, including George Floyd’s son, Quincy Mason Floyd. → Read More

Lockdowns ease across Europe, Asia with new tourism rules

ROME — The first day of June saw coronavirus restrictions ease from Asia to Europe on Monday, even as U.S. protests against police brutality sparked → Read More

Florida police officer suspended for pushing kneeling woman

MIAMI (AP) — Fort Lauderdale police suspended an officer after video showed he pushed a kneeling woman to the ground during protests over the police killing of George Floyd in Minnesota, resulting in bottles being thrown. The officer’s colleagues quickly pushed him away from the woman and down the street Sunday. → Read More

Lockdowns ease across Europe, Asia with new tourism rules

ROME — The first day of June saw coronavirus restrictions ease from Asia to Europe on Monday, even as U.S. protests against police brutality sparked fears of new outbreaks. The Colosseum opened its ancient doors in Rome, ferries restarted in Bangladesh, golfers played in Greece, students returned in Britain and Dutch bars and restaurants were free to welcome hungry, thirsty patrons.Countries… → Read More

Lockdowns ease across Europe, Asia with new tourism rules

ROME (AP) — The first day of June saw coronavirus restrictions ease from Asia to Europe on Monday, even as U. S. protests against police brutality sparked fears of new outbreaks. The Colosseum opened its ancient doors in Rome, ferries restarted in Bangladesh, golfers played in Greece, students returned in Britain and Dutch bars and restaurants were free to welcome hungry, thirsty patrons. → Read More

Protests spark coronavirus fears in US; Lockdowns ease across Europe, Asia

The protests come as more beaches, churches, mosques, schools and businesses reopen worldwide, increasing the risk of cross-infections. → Read More

Protests spark coronavirus fears in US; lockdowns ease across Europe, Asia

The protests come as more beaches, churches, mosques, schools and businesses reopen worldwide, increasing the risk of cross-infections. → Read More

Protests spark coronavirus fears in US; Lockdowns ease across Europe, Asia

The protests come as more beaches, churches, mosques, schools and businesses reopen worldwide, increasing the risk of cross-infections. → Read More

DC mayor: We have to be concerned about virus rebound

MIAMI — In hindsight, Rosa Jimenez Cano realizes that attending a protest against police brutality was risky — and not just for the usual reasons."This can be kind of a tinderbox for COVID," the 39-year-old venture capitalist said after attending a demonstration in Florida, one of many around the country sparked by the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after he was pinned at the neck… → Read More

DC mayor: We have to be concerned about virus rebound

MIAMI — In hindsight, Rosa Jimenez Cano realizes that attending a protest against police brutality was risky — and not just for the usual reasons."This can be kind of a tinderbox for COVID," the 39-year-old venture capitalist said after attending a demonstration in Florida, one of many around the country sparked by the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after he was pinned at the neck… → Read More