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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 July 26

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 26

OFFICIALS: MAN ACCUSED OF HITTING COUPLE SAVING PARKING SPOT A Broward Sheriff’s Office arrest report says 38-year-old Donald Lee Hicks was taken into custody Saturday on two counts of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. The report says the victims were standing in a parking spot in Dania Beach to save it for a family […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 19

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 19

DOCUMENTS: PULSE GUNMAN REPEATEDLY TAUNTED FOR BEING MUSLIM Records released Monday by the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office show Mateen claimed he was regularly called derogatory epithets for being Muslim by deputies and others at the St. Lucie Courthouse, where he worked as a contract guard. In response to the taunting, he told co-workers he […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for May 17

Five Things to Know in Florida for May 17

ROAD CONSTRUCTION WORKER KILLED BY STREET SWEEPER TRUCK Everett Leslie Rolfe was killed Friday. The Florida Highway Patrol reports that Rolfe was flagging traffic at a Hastings intersection as the sweeper truck moved through the area. Officials say Rolfe was walking backward when the sweeper’s rear bumper hit him. FLORIDA OFFICIALS: MAN FLEEING IN STOLEN […]