Loud music shooting similar to Martin case

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

    ATLANTA (AP) - The fatal shooting of a Florida teenager who was listening to loud music in a car is drawing comparisons to the Trayvon Martin case, but there are..
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St. Pete man, 80, accused of molesting 2 girls

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Police have arrested an 80-year-old St. Petersburg man who is accused of molesting two girls.    Authorities say Robert Frederick Hall wa..
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Youth hockey league holds sign-ups

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. - Tryouts are underway for the Charlotte County Inline Hockey Association. The organization has run youth roller hockey for more than a decade, and is looking to bo..
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Starbucks to donate to RED for World AIDS Day

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

NEW YORK (AP) - Starbucks Corp. is donating a portion of its proceeds on World AIDS Day to help fight the disease. The company announced Thursday it would give five cents to the Gl..
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Gov. Scott Heads to Colombia

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

AP-FL--Scott-Trade MissionFlorida governor off to Colombia on latest missionEds: APNewsNow. Will updated. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott leaves Sunday on a five-day ..
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Judge scolds woman tried in lotto winner's death

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A judge has been losing patience with the woman being tried in a Tampa, Fla., courtroom on charges of swindling, then killing a lottery winner.    ..
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Unemployment drops for second straight week

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell 23,000 to a seasonally adjusted 393,000 last week. It was the second straight drop after Superstorm San..
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Florida's local governments toughening ethics laws

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new report says Florida's cities and counties have been strengthening their ethics laws and enforcement while state laws have essentially been frozen sin..
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Tampa teen charged with killing security guard

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a teenager with a violent past fatally shot a security officer outside an apartment complex.    Tampa police arrested the 16-year-..
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Mo. Powerball winner verified; Ariz.'s a mystery

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lee

DEARBORN, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Lottery officials on Thursday verified one of two tickets that matched all six numbers to split a record $588 million Powerball jackpot, but that tick..
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Judge hears Fla. prison privatization challenge

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A judge says he expects to rule quickly on another challenge to plans for privatizing health care services in Florida's prisons.    Circuit ..
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Postal service problems

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the financially struggling U.S. Postal Service says the agency must be allowed to ease the terms of prepayments into a retiree health care fund and el..
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Felon escapes from Polk County Sheriff's cruiser

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - The Polk County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating an escaped felon. Deputies say 31-year-old Vinzena Wardell managed to open the do..
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Buy a Christmas tree, support a charitable cause

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - Through December 20, the Bonita Springs Rotary Club is selling Christmas trees to raise money for various charitable causes. All proceeds will go to projects..
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Lee County poll workers getting extra cash

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - Poll workers in Lee County are getting a little extra holiday pay.    Supervisor of Elections Sharon Harrington says she decided to add $50 t..
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Three BP employees to be arraigned in oil spill probe

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Two BP rig supervisors and a former executive are scheduled to be arraigned on criminal charges stemming from the deadly Deepwater Horizon rig explosion and the ..
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Fla. shopper claims she was wrongly arrested

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A Panhandle woman says she was unnecessarily arrested while shopping at a Walmart after Thanksgiving dinner.    An Escambia County sheriff's d..
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State Senate leadership announced

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - New Florida Senate President Don Gaetz has filled several key positions in his leadership team with fellow Republicans.    The appointments ..
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Water main break on Cleveland Ave in Fort Myers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Tuesday morning, Public Works fixed a water main break along Cleveland Avenue, next to Lions Park, just north of Lee Memorial. The water was shut off and crews w..
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Police fatally shoot robbery suspect in Miami

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Cameron Keir

MIAMI (AP) - Authorities are investigating after police officers fatally shot a suspect in a nearby home invasion at a Miami flea market filled with holiday shoppers.   &..
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