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Controversial Florida prosecutors receives noose in the mail

April 21, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An investigation is underway after a noose was mailed to the office of a Florida prosecutor who refuses to seek the death penalty in cases. more »»

Police: Man leads police chase, leaves car and fatally hit

April 21, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say a man was fatally stuck after he ditched his car and ran across State Route 112 to escape police during a chase.

News outlets report Miami-Dade Det. more »»

Anniversary of Conch Republic in Keys brings parties

April 21, 2017

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — The 35th anniversary celebration of the Florida Keys' "secession" from the United States, staged as a reaction to an unannounced U.S. more »»

Man attacks store clerk, says he doesn't like Arabs

April 21, 2017

STUART, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man is facing a hate crime charge after he told them he attacked a convenience store clerk because he doesn't like Arabs. more »»

Mental health an issue in Florida airport shooting hearing

April 21, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — An Alaska man accused of killing five people and wounding six in a Florida airport shooting spree is due in court for a hearing on his mental health issues. more »»

Florida man faces 12 years in prison for trafficking teen

April 21, 2017

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to more than a dozen years in prison for sexually trafficking a 15-year-old girl.

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Massive empty barge washes ashore in South Florida

April 20, 2017

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Coast Guard officials are working to remove a massive barge that has washed ashore in South Florida. more »»

In final hours, Hernandez thought of family, not football

April 20, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — Family, not football, dominated Aaron Hernandez's final hours as a lifer in prison. more »»

Nicaraguan appealing for asylum in Florida deported

April 20, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — Immigration authorities have deported a Nicaraguan man appealing for asylum despite pleas by immigrant rights groups in South Florida.

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Florida may make it easier to get rid of school textbooks

April 20, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — It could become easier for parents and Florida residents to challenge school textbooks and school library books under a bill passed by the Florida House. more »»

Aaron Hernandez death ruled suicide, brain goes to science

April 20, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — Aaron Hernandez's death in prison has been ruled a suicide and the former NFL star's brain is being donated to sports concussion researchers, Massachusetts authorities said Thursday. more »»

Unusual April tropical storm forms far from land

April 20, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — A rare April tropical storm has formed over the north Atlantic. more »»

Florida agencies that break records laws could pay price

April 20, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Government agencies would have to pay attorney fees for people who successfully sue them to obtain public records under a bill heading to Florida Gov. Rick Scott. more »»

3 strangers help Florida officer restrain combative suspect

April 20, 2017

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Tampa Police officer has been released from the hospital after a fight with a suspect who violently resisted arrest. more »»

Florida House passes bill banning steroids for greyhounds

April 20, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida House has passed a bill that would ban injecting racing greyhounds with anabolic steroids.

The bill (HB 743) was approved by an 84-32 vote on Thursday. more »»

Florida bill gets tougher on drug trafficking offenses

April 20, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida House unanimously passed a bill that would include murder charges for someone who distributes certain drugs that result in the user's death. more »»

Hernandez family wants trauma researchers to examine brain

April 20, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — Aaron Hernandez's family wants to donate his brain to science, but Massachusetts officials are refusing to release it despite turning over the rest of his body to a funeral home, th... more »»

 
 
 

 

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