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Elvis _ the cobra _ was not in the building. Owner will pay

March 15, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man whose king cobra got loose in 2015 won't stand trial for the venomous snake's escape. more »»

Coral Gables could be 1st Florida city to ban plastic bags

March 15, 2017

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Officials in a Miami suburb have positioned their city to be the first in Florida to ban plastic bag. more »»

Yoga pants, cozy clothes may be key source of sea pollution

March 15, 2017

KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Gulf Coast researchers say comfortable clothes are emerging as a source of plastic that's increasingly ending up in the oceans and potentially contaminating seafood. more »»

Drive-thru rescue: Fast-food worker jumps to aid of officer

March 15, 2017

DORAL, Fla. (AP) — A fast-food worker jumped out his drive-thru window to help an off-duty Florida police officer suffering a medical emergency. more »»

Palm Bay Police: Elementary student brought gun to school

March 15, 2017

PALM BAY, Fla. (AP) — Palm Bay police say a sixth-grade student brought a handgun to Port Malabar Elementary School and showed it off to his classmates.

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Jury to decide guilt or innocence in Cuban smuggling case

March 15, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami jury will now decide the fate of a sports agent and a trainer accused of smuggling Cuban baseball players into the United States. more »»

Airport shooting suspect in court on mental health issues

March 15, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — An Alaska man charged in a Florida airport shooting rampage is due in court for a hearing on his mental health problem. more »»

Woman pleads guilty to fatal silicone injection

March 14, 2017

ATLANTA (AP) — A Florida woman has pleaded guilty to eight felony counts and admitted that she caused one person's death by illegally injecting her with liquid silicone, federal prosecutors said... more »»

Fatal silicone injection case leads to guilty plea

March 14, 2017

ATLANTA (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Georgia woman has pleaded guilty to eight felony counts and admitted to causing a person's death by illegally injecting her with liquid silicone. more »»

5 Things to Know in Florida for March 15

March 14, 2017

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

Serial Florida shoplifter convicted in northern Illinois

March 14, 2017

LOMBARD, Ill. (AP) — A serial shoplifter from Florida known as the "Toys 'R' Us Kid" and the "Lego Bandit" has been found guilty of stealing art supplies in northeast Illinois. more »»

Top assistant takes over federal prosecutor's job in Fla.

March 14, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The top assistant to the outgoing U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Florida will take over his job for the time being.

Stephen Muldrow was named the acting U.S. more »»

Florida Gov. wants repeal but stays quiet on GOP health plan

March 14, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is sidestepping questions on a Republican health care bill that has set off an intense reaction in Washington. more »»

Prosecutors: Florida men smuggled Cuban players to get rich

March 14, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — Federal prosecutors have told jurors that a Florida sports agent and a baseball trainer orchestrated an illegal smuggling ring to get rich by bringing Cuban ballplayers to the Major... more »»

Homeowner sues mining company over health of homes

March 14, 2017

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida man is suing a mining company that he says built homes over former phosphate mines and didn't warn homeowners about health hazard. more »»

Serial Florida shoplifter convicted in DuPage County

March 14, 2017

LOMBARD, Ill. (AP) — A serial shoplifter from Florida known as the "Toys 'R' Us Kid" and the "Lego Bandit" has been found guilty in DuPage County.

The Daily Herald (http://bit. more »»

Sax in space: French astronaut delighted with birthday gift

March 14, 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — This is one cosmically cool sax — and saxophone player. more »»

Search is on for cobra that slithered out of Florida home

March 14, 2017

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Police and wildlife officials are searching for a tan and yellow monocle cobra that apparently escaped from a north Florida home.

The Ocala Star-Banner (http://bit. more »»

Neglected strip of Miami Beach gets glamorous makeover

March 14, 2017

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The beachfront Faena Hotel has a lobby lavish enough to greet a pharaoh, with blinding sunlight bouncing off oversized gilded columns. more »»

Florida dad gets life in prison for killing infant son

March 14, 2017

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida Panhandle man will spend the rest of his life in prison for killing his 2-month-old son by stuffing a sock in his mouth to stop him from crying. more »»

 
 
 

 

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