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Lawyers Want To Exclude Statement By Orlando Shooter’s Widow

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Lawyers for the widow of the man who killed dozens of people at a Florida nightclub say her statement to the FBI after the attack shouldn’t be shown to jurors during her upcoming trial.

Florida Airport Shooting Suspect Due Back In Court

MIAMI (AP) — An Alaska man accused of killing five people and wounding six in a Florida airport shooting rampage is due back in federal court.

Health Care Administrator Gets 4 Years, 9 Months For Bribery

MIAMI (AP) — A former Florida health care administrator has been sentenced to 4 years and 9 months in federal prison for accepting bribes from health care facilities to help them stay ahead of regulators.

Can Better Policies Prevent Workplace Sexual Harassment?

NEW YORK (AP) — Sexual misconduct happens at work not because companies don’t publish anti-harassment policies, experts say, but because managers don’t enforce them...

Parents Of Florida Murder Suspect Refuse To Answer Questions

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The parents of the 24-year-old man suspected in a string of fatal shootings in a Florida neighborhood will go before...

Sentencing Nears In $100 Million Medicare Fraud Case

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Closing arguments are scheduled in the sentencing hearing of a politically connected Florida eye doctor convicted of stealing $100 million from Medicare, one of the largest individual thefts in the program’s history.

Doctor Tied To Sen. Menendez Case Set For Fraud Sentencing

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors say a prominent Florida eye doctor accused of bribing Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey should get a 30-year sentence for a separate Medicare fraud scheme that they say stole more than $100 million from the federal government.

Ex-US Rep Brown Gets 5-Year Prison Sentence In Fraud Case

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, once a powerful Florida Democrat, was sentenced Monday to five years in prison for fraud and other crimes related to a purported charity for poor students that she used as a personal slush fund.

Ex-US Rep Brown To Be Sentenced For Fraud

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge is expected to sentence former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown on Monday for fraud and other charges related to a purported charity for poor students that she used as a personal slush fund.

How 1997 Sexual Harassment Case May Be A Warning To Senate

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — There is only one recorded payment against the Florida Legislature for a sexual harassment claim, but that 20-year-old case could serve as a template if the Senate decides that allegations against Sen. Jack Latvala are legitimate.