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Five Things to Know in Florida for April 11

Five Things to Know in Florida for April 11

SHERIFF: DEPUTY HEARS SCREAMS, SHOOTS MAN STABBING A WOMAN Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said at a news conference Monday that the deputy responded to the screams as the woman was being stabbed at a home in Orlando. He says that when the man failed to obey the deputy’s command to drop his knife, the […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for March 1

Five Things to Know in Florida for March 1

RUBIO KICKED OUT OF TAMPA OFFICE BECAUSE OF PROTESTERS The owner of the nine-story Bridgeport Center notified Rubio’s staff Feb. 1 that it would not renew its lease. They have to be out by Friday. Jude Williams, president of America’s Capital Partners, says rallies outside the building have become too disruptive to the other tenants […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 10

Five Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 10

AIRPORT SHOOTING SUSPECT GETS PUBLIC DEFENDER IN COURT The Iraq war veteran held in the fatal shooting of five people inside Fort Lauderdale’s airport was appointed a federal public defender on Monday after telling a judge that he has no job and only $5 or $10 in the bank. Esteban Santiago spoke clearly during a […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Mar. 10

Five Things to Know in Florida for Mar. 10

FLORIDA DEPUTIES FATALLY SHOOT MAN ARMED WITH BB GUN Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Larry McKinnon says in a news release that at least four deputies responded Tuesday night to the Windwood Oaks Apartments after 911 calls about man screaming and waiving a gun. FLORIDA REPORTS FIRST CASE OF SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED ZIKA VIRUS Secretary of […]