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Five Things to Know in Florida for April 26

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 26

OWNER OF GAY NIGHTCLUB HIT BY MASS SHOOTING PLANS MEMORIAL Barbara Poma owns the Orlando-based Pulse club. She said Tuesday in a statement that she will announce details for a memorial next week. In the months after the massacre, the city of Orlando proposed buying the club for $2.25 million so it could be turned […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 25

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 25

FLORIDA ADDS PRIZES TO BOOST PYTHON REMOVALS IN EVERGLADES Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials announced Monday new incentives to report and remove the giant constrictors blamed for decimating populations of native animals. Under the Python Pickup Program , anyone submitting the location and a photograph of a python removal on certain state-managed lands […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Nov. 3

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 […]

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 May 5

Five Things to Know in Florida for May 5

UDGE UPHOLDS $23 MILLION AWARD FOR UNARMED MAN DEPUTY SHOT Magistrate Judge Barry Seltzer ruled Wednesday that the amount awarded to 23-year-old Dontrell Stephens last February was not excessive. He said Stephens’ disabilities and pain justifies the award levied by the jury against the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office and Sgt. Adams Lin. FRENCH TOURIST […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 12

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 12

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. FBI MARKS 30 YEARS SINCE BLOODY SOUTH FLORIDA SHOOTOUT FBI Director James Comey said at a ceremony Monday that the April 11, 1986 gun battle with bank robbers in a Miami suburb showed law enforcement needed to update equipment […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 7

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 7

FLORIDA MAN WITH FLORIDA TATTOO CHARGED WITH BURGLARY Johnathan Hewett has a map of Florida tattooed on his left forehead and temple. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said Hewett is seen on surveillance video prying open the door of a home last month. Officials say he took a gun and two watches. MAN AT […]