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5 Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 24

September 23, 2016

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

Orlando club shooting: All but exempted 911 calls released

September 23, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Orlando nightclub shooting (all times local):

4:45 p.m. more »»

CDC: 3 Miami businesses epicenter of 1st US Zika outbreak

September 23, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — An investigative summary released by the U.S. more »»

Ocala City Council grants chief paid leave during probe

September 23, 2016

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — The Ocala City Council voted to place its police chief on paid administrative leave until an investigation into grievances of three officers is complete. more »»

5 charged in $5.2M Miami airport lighting fraud case

September 23, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — Five people have been charged in a $5.2 million fraud case involving the purchase of thousands of lighting fixtures for Miami International Airport. more »»

Office Depot to sell its European business to Aurelius

September 23, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Office Depot says it is selling its European stores to the German investment firm The Aurelius Group.

Financial details of the deal were not given. more »»

SpaceX: Accident points to breach in rocket's helium system

September 23, 2016

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX says a breach in its rocket's helium system may have caused the devastating explosion three weeks ago at Cape Canaveral. more »»

Florida boy suspected in girl's death released from custody

September 23, 2016

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A judge has released a 10-year-old boy who is charged with manslaughter in the death of his 2-year-old cousin. more »»

911 transcript: Club gunman said US must stop Syria bombing

September 23, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The gunman responsible for the worst mass shooting in U.S. more »»

Getting deep, and growing up, with Florida Georgia Line

September 23, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Recording new music had Florida Georgia Line, country music's carefree party boys, looking to the past. more »»

Pulse gunman told police America needs to stop bombing Syria

September 23, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A half hour into the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the gunman called a 911 operator and claimed responsibility for the massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando. more »»

Police: Craigslist encounter leads to extortion arrest

September 23, 2016

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a 28-year-old woman after they say she made threats and extorted money from a man she met on Craigslist.

The Palm Beach Post (http://pbpo. more »»

Florida man who ran Georgia pill mill sentenced to prison

September 23, 2016

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in coastal Georgia say a Florida man convicted of running a so-called pill mill has been sentenced to serve more than three and a half years in prison. more »»

Troopers arrest Bucs tight end on DUI charge

September 23, 2016

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol says a tight end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers has been arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence.

Sgt. more »»

Report: Zookeeper screamed for help before tiger attack

September 23, 2016

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — An autopsy report shows that a Florida zookeeper screamed for help into her radio before she was attacked and killed by a tiger earlier this yea. more »»

Florida officer suspended after gun discharges, hits man

September 23, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami-Dade police sergeant is suspended with pay and a maintenance worker at the South Florida apartment complex where she lives is recovering after being shot when the officer's... more »»

Police: Naked Donald Trump statue stolen in Miami

September 23, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — Police in South Florida say they have a "person of interest" in the theft of a naked Donald Trump statu. more »»

Tropical Storm Karl forecast to pass just east of Bermuda

September 23, 2016

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Karl is forecast to pass just east of Bermuda early Saturday.

Karl's maximum sustained winds Friday morning have increased to near 60 mph (97 kph). The U.S. more »»

Man charged with DUI after crashing into gas pump

September 23, 2016

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida man was charged with driving under the influence after authorities say he crashed his van into a gas pump.

Florida Today (https://goo. more »»

Baby rhino born at Tampa zoo

September 23, 2016

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Southern white rhinoceros has been born at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo.

A news release from the zoo says mother Kidogo gave birth to a female calf on Sept. more »»



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