Five Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 2

DISNEY WORLD EXPLORING FOOT TRACKING TECHNOLOGY

Walt Disney World Company recently received a patent for the new technology from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The technology would involve a sensor and cameras, which would help identify visitors. The data received could customize the guest experience. Currently, Disney World can track guests by MagicBands, hotel keys, RFID bracelets, FastPasses and credit cards.

CONJOINED TWINS INJURED ON FLORIDA BEACH, TAKEN TO HOSPITAL

Local news outlets report the girls were playing in the water off Playalinda Beach on Sunday evening when one of the twins hurt her neck. Brevard County Fire Rescue spokesman Don Walker says both girls were conscious and alert when they were flown to Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando. He says it appears they were just playing in the water when one was injured.

PATROL CAR STRIKES, KILLS MAN WALKING ON INTERSTATE 95

The crash happened early Sunday as 32-year-old Officer Andrew Borrows was heading home after finishing his shift for the Jupiter Police Department. An incident report says Johnston Andrew Zuccala’s vehicle was later found parked on the shoulder of the road. In a statement, Jupiter police offered condolences to Zuccala’s family and friends. The statement also said the agency sends thoughts and prayers to Burrows and his family.

POLICE SEEKING MIAMI MAN SUSPECTED OF KILLING WOMAN, 2 KIDS

Miami-Dade police investigators said late Sunday they are looking for Antwon Lamar Fair. The shooting followed an argument at the home early Sunday between 39-year-old Takeeya “KeKe” Fulton and Fair, who is the father of three of her children. Fulton and her 19-year-old daughter Nuckeria “Keria” Harris died at the home. Two sons were flown to a hospital where 17-year-old Corey “CJ” Bishop Jr. died and a 12-year-old is in stable condition. Fulton’s three other children weren’t injured.

PROSECUTOR SETS UP SPECIAL UNIT TO HANDLE ANIMAL ABUSE CASES

State Attorney Jeffrey Ashton announced the new unit on Friday. Ashton’s office prosecutes crimes in Orange and Osceola counties. Ashton said that the unit would be composed of assistant state attorneys who had volunteered to handle animal cruelty cases and that they would work in tandem with law enforcement and animal protection groups.

 

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