5 Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 16

DEATH PENALTY SOUGHT FOR ‘BIG TONY’ IN 2001 MOB KILLING OF SOUTH FLORIDA BUSINESSMAN

Moscatiello was convicted in July of first-degree murder and murder conspiracy in the fatal shooting of Konstantinos “Gus” Boulis during a dispute over a fleet of lucrative gambling ships.

BESTSELLING AUTHORS STEPHEN KING AND JOHN GRISHAM TO RAISE MONEY FOR MANATEE COUNTY LIBRARY

This isn’t the first year that King has helped out Manatee’s library before. In January of 2015, all 372 tickets to his talk were snapped up by sponsors three weeks after his date was announced.

LAWMAKERS TO AGAIN CONSIDER BILLS THAT WOULD ALLOW GUNS ON STATE UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES

House and Senate committees will take up bills Wednesday filed ahead of the 2016 legislative session that opens in January. Similar bills died each of the past two sessions, including earlier this year in the wake of a gunman outside a Florida State University library injuring three people before police killed him.

WEST PALM BEACH APPROVES CIVIL FINES FOR MARIJUANA VIOLATIONS

Police won’t give the option of a $100 fine to juveniles, felons, or people who are on probation or who have DUI convictions.

CONSERVATION GROUP SEEKS INJUNCTION TO BLOCK BEAR HUNT

The Seminole County group has asked the judge for an emergency hearing to stop the bear hunt which is scheduled for next month.

 

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