What we’re reading: Florida’s potential flood prompts evacuations, Derek Chauvin trial reconvenes
The Manatee Jail in Manatee County, Fla., is relocating more than 300 low-risk inmates outside an issued evacuation zone for the leaking Piney Point phosphate pond, according to the Bradenton Herald.
Sheriff Rick Wells of the jail announced the revised plan Sunday night after an initial plan made earlier that day. The remaining inmates and the medical unit will be moved to the second floor, leaving a 10-foot clearance in case of a flood.
Florida officials are pumping the Piney Point site, a fo