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GUN GORUP PLANS SHOTGUN GIVEAWAY IN CENTRAL FLORDIA
Members of the Florida chapter of the Armed Citizen Project are offering free shotguns to residents in Florida, billing it as a way for people to protect themselves against crime.
MIAMI TO TEST PARKS AFTER TOXIC MATERIALS FOUND IN SOIL
The city of Miami will test all its parks after finding toxic materials at two playgrounds. One playground was closed on Tuesday after environmental workers found elevated levels of toxic metals.
WOMAN ACCUSED OF ABDUCTING GRANDSON FROM FLORIDA IN 2000
Officials say a woman accused of kidnapping her grandson in 2000 evaded detection by moving him around Missouri for more than a decade. A school official finally became suspicious and reported her. The boy, now a teenager, has been returned to his father, who lives in Alabama. They once lived in Florida.
MAN WHO RAN OVER GIRL HAS 56 ARRESTS
Officials say a man who lost control of his pickup truck in Lake Worth and ran over a 3-year-old has been arrested 56 times since 1976. The child died of her injuries on Monday. The man's driver's license had been permanently revoked in 1996. And he's had 6 DUI arrests.
TAMPA BAY RAYS HOLD TOP SPOT IN AL WILD CARD RACE
The Tampa Bay Rays hold a one game lead over the Cleveland Indians for the top spot in the American League wild card race with five games left. The Rays defeated the New York Yankees 7-0 at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday night.