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Five Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 17

Five Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 17

FLORIDA MAN PLEADS GUILTY IN 2016 JEWISH CENTER BOMB PLOT A U.S. Department of Justice statement said 41-year-old James Gonzalo Medina of Hollywood pleaded guilty Wednesday in Miami federal court to a federal hate crime and a charge of attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction. Authorities said Medina admitted to planning to attack […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 16

Five Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 16

2 ex-guards in KKK convicted of plot to kill black inmate Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office said Tuesday that a Columbia County jury found 49-year-old David Elliot Moran and 45-year-old Charles Thomas Newcomb guilty of conspiracy to commit first-degree murder. Prosecutors say the murder plot started after a third guard and Klan member, 27-year-old Thomas […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 27

Five Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 27

FLORIDA AIRPORT SHOOTING SUSPECT INDICTED ON 22 COUNTS The indictment returned Thursday charges 26-year-old Esteban Santiago with 11 counts of causing death or bodily harm at an international airport, five counts of causing death during a crime of violence and six counts of using a firearm during a crime of violence. Santiago could face the […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Dec. 21

Five Things to Know in Florida for Dec. 21

FAMILIES OF PULSE SHOOTING VICTIMS SUE SOCIAL MEDIA NETWORKS Families of three patrons killed in the Orlando nightclub massacre sued Facebook, Google and Twitter, claiming the gunman who killed their loved ones was radicalized through propaganda found through social media. The families of Tevin Crosby, Juan Ramon Guerrero Jr. and Javier Jorge-Reyes filed the lawsuit […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Nov. 1

Five Things to Know in Florida for Nov. 1

BIEBER SETTLES LAWSUIT THAT BROUGHT JUDGE’S ARREST THREAT Miami attorney Mark DiCowden said Monday in an email that photographer Manuel Munoz’s lawsuit against Bieber was resolved. Terms of the settlement are confidential. A judge last month ordered Bieber to sit down for a deposition or be arrested and brought to court after DiCowden contended that […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for May 6

Five Things to Know in Florida for May 6

OFFICER FAILED TO REPORT INCIDENT PRIOR TO MURDER-SUICIDE Seminole County Sheriff Donald Eslinger said during a Thursday news conference that a former deputy neglected to fill out a report for an April 8 protective order violation involving Henry Brown and his estranged wife, Chericia Brown. Later that month, Henry Brown killed his wife, his two […]