5 Things to Know in Florida for Oct. 1

POPULAR BALD EAGLE FROM LIVE WEBCAM DIES

Ozzie the bald eagle has died after he was found injured and unable to fly in a yard on Sunday. Ozzie and his mate Harriet became popular a few years ago when a webcam was put above their nest and they received tens of millions of hits.

FORMER UM PRESIDENT DONNA SHALALA SUFFERS STROKE

Shalala was stricken Tuesday evening while attending a meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative. She was taken to a hospital and initial reports were said to be “very encouraging.”

SOUTH FLORIDA SISTERS MOURNED AFTER FATAL WRONG-WAY CRASH

The Pompano Beach sisters were returning home from Disney World on Saturday night when they were struck head-on by a Jeep Cherokee that was traveling the wrong way on Interstate 95 near Fort Pierce.

DOWNTOWN DISNEY HAS NEW NAME

The entertainment complex at Walt Disney World has become Disney Springs and many changes are on the horizon, including a new Asian restaurant that opened to the public Wednesday.

MAN ACCUSED IN THIRD ROAD RAGE SHOOTING IN CENTRAL FLORIDA THIS WEEK

Police say a 65-year-old man shot at a car driven by a man who had tossed a fountain drink on the older man’s vehicle. The two were stopped near New Smyrna Beach and the older man was arrested.

 

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