Five Things to Know in Florida for Nov. 3

POLICE SHOOT, WOUND MAN SUSPECTED OF KILLING WIFE, SON, WOUNDING ATTORNEY

Miami-Dade police say Fadel Jabado was shot Wednesday afternoon following a nearly three-hour standoff. Police said they believe Jabado killed his wife Bessima and their oldest son at their southwest Miami-Dade home and wounded real estate attorney Larry Harshman at his Kendall office.

VANDAL WRITES OBSCENITY ON FLORIDA MOSQUE’S STREET SIGNS

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday that the vandal spray-painted the signs outside the Alamin Islamic Center overnight. The Council on American-Islamic Relations says the mosque’s surveillance cameras recorded a car entering the parking lot about 12:40 a.m. Wednesday. The group says an individual got out of the car and painted the signs.

WOMAN GETS 3 YEARS FOR DAMAGING PENIS DURING ILLEGAL SURGERY

Nery Carvajal Gonzalez was sentenced to 40 months in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to her part in two botched surgeries. Court records show the victim — a man in his 50s — initially went to Gonzalez for facials but eventually agreed to illegal cosmetic surgeries. In early 2014, authorities say Gonzalez performed the penis enhancement on the man at a Hialeah warehouse. The man reportedly suffered extreme pain and the inability to have an erection.

SOLAR ADVOCATES ASK FLORIDA HIGH COURT TO INVALIDATE MEASURE

The legal challenge was filed Wednesday with the Florida Supreme Court. It comes after a leading proponent of Amendment 1 was recorded saying that the measure was written to appear pro-solar, even though it could end up restricting solar growth in Florida by raising costs. Solar advocates are asking the court to revisit a previous ruling which found that Amendment 1’s language was not misleading.

FLORIDA: UNIVERSITY OFFICIAL SOUGHT BRIBES TO ADMIT STUDENTS

State law-enforcement agents on Tuesday arrested Leman Junior Ulee. The 46-year-old man was charged with two counts of bribery and one count of official misconduct. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement says Ulee was placed on administrative leave in April and fired by FAMU in August.

 

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