5 Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 12

 

3 FLORIDA IMMIGRATION DETAINEES ON HUNGER STRIKE ORDERED FORCE-FED BY FEDERAL JUDGE

Friday’s order affects three detainees at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility near Miami. The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida has asked the Department of Homeland Security to investigate the men’s cases and treatment.

DARTH VADER’S IN, SANTA IS OUT AS DISNEY WORLD PLANS TO END OSBORNE FAMILY CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights has been a Christmas tradition at Disney World for the past 20 years. Disney officials say the theme park is unable to put on the lights after this year because of plans to use the space for new Stars Wars and Toy Story themed areas.

FLORIDA A & M UNIVERSITY ASKS JUDGE TO DISMISS NEGLIGENCE LAWSUIT BY DRUM MAJOR’S PARENTS

Attorneys for the university on Friday asked an Orlando judge to drop the lawsuit brought by the parents of Robert Champion.

TRIAL WILL BE HELD THIS MONTH ON CONGRESSIONAL MAPS

Judge Terry Lewis on Friday agreed to give attorneys involved in a three-year legal battle over Florida’s congressional districts until Monday to submit proposed maps. A trial is slated to start Sept. 24.

FDLE ARRESTS SUSPECT THEY BELIEVE HAS ROBBED 2 DOZEN BANKS

The 49-year-old man was captured early Friday after breaking a window and slipping past a security system at a Daytona Beach bank.

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