Morning Headlines For Monday

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Tropical Storm Colin is on its way to strike Florida on Monday and threatening rains forecasters say could cause some serious flooding along much of the state’s Gulf coast. A large portion of Florida’s western and Panhandle coast was already under a tropical storm warning when the National Hurricane Center announced that a quickly moving depression had become a named storm. The center says it’s the earliest that a third named storm has ever formed in the Atlantic basin.

Colin’s maximum sustained winds this morning are near 50 mph. The storm is centered about 360 miles WSW of Tampa Bay and moving north near 10 mph.

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Hillary Clinton wins the Democratic presidential primary in Puerto Rico, placing her on the cusp of having enough delegates to claim her party’s nomination.

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Republicans are urging Trump to lay off the Latino judge presiding over a lawsuit against Trump University and unite the fractured GOP.

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A prosecutor announces whether he’ll charge the parents of a 3-year-old boy who fell into a Cincinnati Zoo gorilla exhibit, leading to the fatal shooting of the 17 year old male ape, Harambe.

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NAPLES, Fla. (AP) _ A Florida man is in jail after Collier County’s sheriff’s deputies say he shot two unoccupied patrol cars. The patrol cars were in adjacent parking lots Saturday near a Naples shopping and dining complex. Deputies outside a bar said they heard gunshots around 1:30 a.m. and then found a single bullet hole in each of the two cars. They later arrested 22-year-old Stefan Morales and charged him with possession of a concealed firearm and shooting into an unoccupied vehicle.

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PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) _ An inmate critically injured himself in jail hours after being sentenced to 15 years in prison and 15 years probation on convictions of burglary with battery, battery on a person over 65 years and battery on a law enforcement officer/EMS. David Franklin Szakalos of Englewood jumped from a second story housing unit onto the concrete floor below. The report said the 54-year-old climbed over a protective railing to make the jump. He was taken to a hospital in critical but stable condition.

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Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer and current Denver Bronco Aqib Talib suffered a gunshot wound to the leg at a nightclub over the weekend. Talib did not require surgery, and the Broncos do not believe he suffered any serious injuries that would significantly impede his ability to participate in offseason preparations.

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WINTER SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) – Police in Florida have shot a man accused of attacking a teenage girl who was walking her dog. Multiple news outlets report the incident happened Sunday in Winter Springs. Winter Springs Police Chief Kevin Brunelle says the girl was walking her dog when the unidentified man tried ripping off her pants. Brunelle says the teenager was able to fight him off and run home. Officers responded to the man’s home, where Brunelle says the man brandished a knife and advanced toward them.

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) _ Condo sales throughout the Tampa Bay area are bouncing back after their disastrous crash a decade ago. In Pinellas and Pasco counties, more condos were sold in April than in any month since 2012, as far back as the Florida Realtors organization tracks sales. Hillsborough had its second best month in April, topped only by a bumper showing last June. In Hillsborough, which had less than a three month supply of condos in April, the desire to be near a revitalized downtown Tampa is driving up prices.

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – The Coast Guard has rescued a former Navy pilot who spent 20 hours treading water in the Gulf of Mexico off Florida after falling out of his boat without a lifejacket. William Durden’s wife called authorities Wednesday night after the 61-year-old didn’t return from a planned fishing trip.

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LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) _ Residents who live near Lake Horney in Lakeland, Florida, will be polled on whether they want to rename the lake to keep others from snickering. One resident was frustrated with salacious jokes about Lake Horney so he petitioned the U.S Board of Geographic Names to rename it. Most city commissioners didn’t want to touch the thorny issue, concerned it would arouse other requests to rename civic monuments, landmarks and roads. The city doesn’t have authority to rename the lake. That’s up to the U.S. Board of Geographic Names, which only asked the city’s opinion.

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