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Burglars Steal $400,000 From Venus Williams’ Florida Home

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Burglars hit tennis star Venus Williams’ Florida home, stealing $400,000 worth of goods while she was at the U.S. Open.

Ex-Firefighter Charged With Arson, Theft In Florida

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say a former firefighter set a fire in a Walmart and then left with a cart full of unpaid goods as employees rushed to put out the flames.

Seminole Heights Neighborhood Getting No Peace Of Mind, Another Murder

A Tampa neighborhood is getting no piece of mind following a fourth murder in the area. Tampa police say a 60-year-old man was shot and killed early Tuesday morning in Seminole Heights.

Deputies: Gun, Ammo Found In Seventh-Grader’s Backpack

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say administrators at a Florida junior high school found a gun and ammunition in a student’s backpack.

3 Things Going On Today In Florida: Alligator Kills Pet Dog

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — An alligator killed a pet dog at a lake in Florida. According to a report by WCJB-TV , Scarlett Dent and her 8-year-old son Easton Lowery were throwing sticks into Newman’s Lake in Gainesville on Saturday. They were playing with their two dogs, Beignet and Blue.

Shooting At Rats, Florida Man Tells Police After Standoff

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — After an eight-hour standoff with police, a Florida man told officers he was only shooting at rats in his yard with a rifle.

3 Things Going On Today In Florida: Battery Explosion Holds Flights

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a camera battery overheated and exploded at the Orlando International Airport, prompting flights to be held.

Undercover Video Shows Worker Kicking Cows At Dairy Farm

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials have opened a criminal investigation into the alleged mistreatment of cows at a Florida dairy farm.

Florida Parents Accused Of Neglecting Girl’s Rotten Teeth

SOUTHPORT, Fla. (AP) — The parents of a Florida girl suffering from problems with 17 rotten teeth are facing child abuse charges for failing to get her treatment.

Florida Child Who Wasn’t Strapped In Car Seat Dies In Crash

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A 4-year-old girl who wasn’t strapped into a car seat died when the car she was riding in crashed into a utility pole while trying to make a U-turn in front of oncoming vehicles.
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