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A man suspected of trading wild bursts of gunfire with officers during a long standoff in the Florida Panhandle was found dead Tuesday in a gasoline-soaked apartment after an armored vehicle approached, authorities said.
Federal prosecutors filed court documents Monday in which an Alaska man agreed to plead guilty to a Florida airport shooting rampage that killed five people in exchange for a life prison sentence.
Florida wildlife officials say a man they found in possession of two gopher tortoises, said he didn't want to keep them as pets — he planned to eat them. Martin County Sheriff's officials said they found 28-year-old Robert Lane digging into the ground Sunday pulling out gopher tortoises at Seabranch Preserve State Park.
A deaf woman who is 5 months pregnant says a man punched her in the stomach and hit her service dog during a confrontation on an airplane as it arrived at a Florida airport.
A Florida prosecutor who got into a legal fight with the governor for her blanket refusal to seek the death penalty now says her office will no longer request monetary bail bonds for defendants accused of low-level crimes.
Court records say an Alaska man charged with killing five people and wounding six in a shooting rampage at a Florida airport has been found mentally competent and is scheduled to plead guilty later this month.
A resident in Loerrach, near the Swiss border, called the emergency number Monday to report his concerns about loud shouting from a next-door apartment that had been going on for some time.
The Florida Highway Patrol says Rida Boualam was headed to his girlfriend’s house when he hit the back of an Orange County sheriff’s vehicle. The 45-year old told officers that he had two beers before leaving home though authorities say they also found an open beer can in his car.
The Ocala Star-Banner reports that 23-year-old Kiila Richardson, 20-year-old Travis Davis, 22-year-old Branden Banks and 21-year-old Kelvon Grimmage were found guilty Friday of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison.
The Florida Highway Patrol is looking for the driver of a vehicle that hit and killed a pedestrian along westbound Interstate 4. Sgt. Steve Gaskins said in a news release sent Thursday morning that the incident happened during the past 24 hours.