Florida Headlines: Friday, November 22, 2013

DELAND, Fla. (AP) — A man who authorities say confessed to killing his wife has entered a not guilty plea. A shackled Luis Toledo appeared in a Deland courtroom yesterday on second-degree murder and domestic battery charges in the death of his wife, Yessienia Suarez. Authorities are still searching Volusia and Seminole counties for the bodies of Suarez and her two children.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The two younger sisters of an 8-year-old Jacksonville girl who was abducted and slain will remain in foster care. The decision was made during a short court hearing in Jacksonville yesterday. The girls were moved from the mother’s custody in July after Cherish Perrywinkle was found dead the day after she was abducted from a Jacksonville Walmart.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is releasing the state’s latest round of unemployment numbers. Scott is scheduled to officially announce the state’s September and October unemployment rate today.

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The estranged wife of George Zimmerman says she thinks her husband has unraveled since he was acquitted in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin. Shellie Zimmerman said on Katie Couric’s show “Katie” yesterday that after his murder trial, he had become unpredictable and “a pacing lion.”

Source: Associated Press