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Florida to state workers: You can't give at the office now

December 8, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After negative publicity and critical audits, the administration of Gov. Rick Scott is suspending a program that allowed state workers to make charitable donations. more »»

Wife on video: '5,000 percent sure' she wanted husband dead

December 8, 2016

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Millions have seen the video of Dalia Dippolito telling an undercover police officer she was "5,000 percent sure" about hiring him to kill her husband. more »»

Florida: record number of manatees killed in 2016 by boats

December 8, 2016

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida wildlife data show that a record number of manatees died in 2016 after being hit by boats, even as the overall number of the beloved marine mammals increased. more »»

West Texas city comes under fire for cross in public park

December 8, 2016

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A West Texas city is coming under scrutiny by the Freedom from Religion Foundation for a cross that sits in a public park. more »»

Florida Supreme Court orders new sentence for rapist

December 8, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Duval County man serving a 45-year prison sentence for crimes committed as a teenager will have his sentence reconsidered. more »»

Florida high school football coach jailed on rape charges

December 8, 2016

TALLAHASSEEE, Fla. (AP) — A high school football coach in Tallahassee is charged with sexual assault after investigators say he had a months-long sexual relationship with a studen. more »»

Chemical and biological defense plant opens in Florida

December 8, 2016

ALACHUA, Fla. (AP) — A factory that manufactures vaccines and drugs to protect soldiers from chemical and biological attacks has opened in north Florida. more »»

Teen fit to stand trial in UK slaying of retired US teacher

December 8, 2016

LONDON (AP) — The lawyer for a teenager accused in the London slaying of a retired Florida teacher says the defendant is fit to stand trial next year. more »»

Police: Florida father, son hired homeless in plot to kill

December 8, 2016

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man and his son are charged with trying to hire a homeless man to murder the older man's mother.

The Treasure Coast Newspapers reported Wednesday (goo. more »»

Florida authorities identify man killed by deputy in lake

December 8, 2016

FRUITLAND PARK, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida have identified a man who was shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy after he beat the deputy with an oar in a lake.

Sgt. more »»

Massachusetts teen pleads guilty to making hoax threats

December 8, 2016

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts teenager has pleaded guilty to making hoax threats that prompted police responses in several state. more »»

Tampa woman, dog unresponsive after carbon monoxide leak

December 8, 2016

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A 32-year-old woman and her dog are recovering after they were found unresponsive in a Tampa condo building with high levels of carbon monoxide. more »»

Transgender woman's killer gets 30 more years for gun charge

December 8, 2016

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A man previously sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting a transgender woman in southwest Florida has received another 30 years for a gun charge. more »»

Man gets prison for Ohio theft ring of hair growth products

December 8, 2016

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials say a Florida man has been sentenced to two years in prison and ordered to pay $22,000 in restitution for his role in a theft ring that stole the hair growth... more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for Dec. 8

December 7, 2016

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. more »»

3 teens charged in beating death of another teen

December 7, 2016

WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say three teens have been arrested and charged in the October beating death of another teen in an upscale Orlando-area suburb. more »»

 
 
 

 

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