5 Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 24

 

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

FLORIDA JUDGE WILL TRY TO SORT OUT MESS LEFT DUE TO SQUABBLING OVER CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS

Judge Terry Lewis on Thursday will preside over a trial where he will consider seven different maps that would each alter the state’s political landscape. Lewis is expected to recommend one of the proposals to the state Supreme Court for final approval.

WOMAN GETS 50 YEARS IN PRISON FOR SHOOTING PREGNANT FACEBOOK FRIEND, KILLING UNBORN BABY

A Duval County judge sentenced 36-year-old Virginia Denise Wyche on Tuesday. A jury rejected her self-defense claims and found her guilty in July of second-degree murder of the unborn child and second-degree attempted murder.

BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY STUDENT LOST LEFT EYE IN SHOOTING THAT KILLED 2 ROOMMATES

Police Chief Mike Chitwood says Micah Parham was shot six times last Thursday by roommate York Bodden. Bodden also fatally shot 21-year-old Timesha “Lisa” Carswell and 19-year-old Diona McDonald. All three victims were students at nearby Bethune-Cookman University.

WOMAN BURNED, MAN ARRESTED AFTER METH LAB CATCHES FIRE

The man is accused tampering with evidence after the fire broke out late Tuesday night. The woman had second-degree burns over 80 percent of her body.

SUSPECT IN LABOR DAY SHOOTINGS INDICTED ON MURDER CHARGES

Grand jurors indicted a Tampa man who was arrested shortly after the brothers, ages 23 and 17, were slain in the store.

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