Five Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 14

DEMOCRATS IN THE U.S. HOUSE SAY TRUMP DONATION TO BONDI SHOULD BE INVESTIGATED

House Democrats are calling for a federal criminal investigation into an improper $25,000 donation Donald Trump’s charity made to a political group supporting Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi after her office said it was weighing legal action against Trump University.

ROYAL CARIBBEAN EMPLOYEE KILLED IN SHIP ACCIDENT AT FRENCH PORT

A crewmember on the world’s largest cruise ship died and four others were injured Tuesday when a lifeboat fell from the deck into the water during a rescue drill in Marseille, France. Investigators are looking into what happened aboard Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas ship.

REWARDS OF $10,000 OFFERED IN SUSPECTED ARSON AT FORT PIECE MOSQUE

Rewards totaling $10,000 are being offered for information leading to an arrest in the suspected arson attack on a Fort Pierce mosque. The two $5,000 rewards are being offered by an arson investigation group and the Council on American-Islamic Relations.

GEORGE ZIMMERMAN TAKES STAND IN TRIAL OF MAN ACCUSED OF SHOOTING AT HIM

George Zimmerman testified that he was driving to a doctor’s appointment when he noticed he was being pursued by a vehicle whose driver later pulled up, exchanged words and fired one gunshot at him that missed. Zimmerman’s testimony came Tuesday in Sanford at the attempted second-degree murder 37-year-old Matthew Apperson.

SEWAGE RELEASE EXAMINED FOR DEATHS OF DOZENS OF GULF COAST BIRDS

Dozens of juvenile seabirds called black skimmers have been found dead along Gulf Coast beaches over the past six weeks, and experts say the deaths could be linked to pollution. Volunteers who have been monitoring the die-off suspect the dumping of more than 1 million gallons of municipal sewage into Boca Ciega Bay in Pinellas County has something to do with it.

 

 

 

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