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Five Things to Know in Florida for Oct. 12

Five Things to Know in Florida for Oct. 12

PULSE VICTIMS’ AND GUNMAN’S FAMILY CAN TESTIFY ON 911 CALLS A judge on Monday issued an order setting a hearing when relatives of the 49 deceased victims can weigh-in on the impact of the release of calls made by their loved ones from inside the Pulse nightclub. A notice of the Oct. 31 hearing also […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 7

Five Things to Know in Florida for Sept. 7

MAN WHO AUTHORITIES SAY FAKED DEATH PLEADS GUILTY TO FRAUD Jose Lantigua faces up to 50 years in prison, but prosecutors have agreed to seek less. Lantigua agreed to forfeit money or valuables to help satisfy court judgments totaling about $2.8 million. PLANES WILL SPRAY PESTICIDES OVER SOUTH BEACH TO FIGHT ZIKA In a statement […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 23

Five Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 23

FLORIDA SENDS ANOTHER $5 MILLION TO FIGHT ZIKA IN MIAMI-DADE Earlier Monday, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine asked for more federal resources to combat Zika’s spread in South Florida, where the first cases of the virus transmitted by mosquito bites on the U.S. mainland have been found in the […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 28

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 28

EX-OFFICER LIABLE FOR SINGER’S 1973 SLAYING IN CHILE A Florida jury says a former military officer in the regime of Chile’s brutal dictator Augusto Pinochet tortured and killed a Chilean folk singer more than 40 years ago and is awarding his family $28 million. The jury in a civil trial in Orlando federal court on […]