5 Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 21

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

How much more gold is buried off Florida’s coasts?

Crew members from the ship S/V Capitana told the public Thursday they think there’s still $400 million from a Spanish shipwreck off Florida’s Atlantic. The divers discovered $4.5 million in Spanish gold coins three weeks ago.

Florida sinkhole that swallowed a man while he slept is filled

Engineers have started to fill in a sinkhole near Tampa that reopened two years after it swallowed and killed a man while he was sleeping in his home.

Man tells police he stabbed victim over $1.65

Authorities have arrested a man they say admitted to stabbing another man who owed him $1.65 at a Florida motel where the two had been living for the past month.

Florida couple eats 60-year-old wedding cake

A Florida couple — married 60 years — are still enjoying a tradition from their wedding day 60 years ago by taking a bite from the top layer of their wedding cake stored in a coffee can in their freezer. Ann Fredericks says it’s actually quite tasty with brandy and has never made them sick.

Florida woman accidentally shoots, kills boyfriend during rifle lesson

Daytona Beach Shores police say a woman fatally shot her boyfriend by accident while he was teaching her to use a rifle. They detained the woman for questioning but haven’t said whether she’ll face charges.

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