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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. 16

Five Things to Know in Florida for Dec. 16

PULSE GUNMAN’S WIDOW TRYING TO CHANGE CHILD’S NAME The widow of the gunman who carried out a deadly shooting at a Florida gay nightclub before he was killed has filed a petition in a California court to change the name of their son. An online docket from Contra Costa County, California, shows that Omar Mateen’s […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 1

Five Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 1

FIRST COMMERCIAL FLIGHT IN 50 YEARS TO CUBA DEPARTS FROM FORT LAUDERDALE The first commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than a half century landed in the central city of Santa Clara after taking off from Fort Lauderdale Wednesday morning. The flight restored regular air service severed at the height of […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 23

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 23

OFFICIALS BELIEVE THEY’VE CAPTURED ALLIGATOR THAT KILLED BOY AT DISNEY WORLD The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said in a news release Wednesday that it has suspended alligator trapping activities in the area. The release says officials have based their conclusions on expert analyses and observations by staff with extensive experience in investigating fatal […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 21

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 21

FLORIDA CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE ANNOUNCES AR-15 GIVEAWAY Greg Evers said Monday that he is giving away an AR-15, because terrorist incidents are on the rise. The Republican candidate has served in the Florida Legislature since 2001. A statement says he has never felt stronger about the importance of the Second Amendment. FLORIDA DEPUTY FIRED AFTER ASSAULTING […]