07/27/2014

Pregnant woman shot dead while being shown gun

From the Tampa Bay Times: A pregnant woman died early Sunday after she was accidentally shot in the head while being shown a gun, authorities said. Her unborn child could not be saved either. Katherine Lynn Hoover 25, of Inverness succumbed to her injuries just after 3 a.m., according to...

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N.J. Turnpike sues Keys pizza parlor over name

By David Goodhue, KeysInfoNet The New Jersey Turnpike Authority filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Plantation Key's Jersey Boardwalk Pizza this week. The suit, filed July 21 in New Jersey federal court, claims the mile marker 90.5 pizza and sandwich shop's logo is too similar the Garden State Parkway logo....

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Teen shot near his Hallandale Beach home

Hallandale Beach police are investigating a drive-by shooting. A teen was hit in the back by gunfire just after 7 Saturday night near his home in the 600 block of Northwest Seventh Avenue.

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07/26/2014

Body of missing boater found near Dry Tortugas

The body of a missing boater was found Saturday afternoon near Dry Tortugas, Fla., over 24 hours after a fishing boat capsized early Friday morning. Another person, who was not wearing a life jacket, was pulled to safety by a nearby civilian. The Dry Tortugas, a small group of islands...

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Video: A time lapse of thunderstorms sweeping across Doral

Watch a time lapse filmed by National Weather Service Miami Meteorologist Danny Gregoria, taken over about a 3-hour period during the afternoon of July 26, 2014.

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Fla man accused of predatory towing at gay fest

Via Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. -- Authorities have arrested a man they say illegally towed cars during Orlando's 2014 Gay Days celebration. Orange County Sheriffs deputies arrested 45 year-old Jason Combs for towing more than 100 vehicles between June 5 and June 9. The annual festivitie4s draw tens of thousands...

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Youth soccer coach in Palmetto charged with sexually abusing girl

From the Bradenton Herald: PALMETTO -- A Palmetto youth soccer coach has been dismissed after he was arrested on charges that he fondled a girl over a period of about three years. Gabriel Gallardo, 30, was arrested Wednesday and charged with capital sexual battery. Gallardo is listed as president of...

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07/25/2014

Georgia man dies snorkeling off Key Largo

From CBS4: KEY LARGO – A visitor from Georgia died while snorkeling in the Keys. On Thursday, John Marshall of Johns Creek, Ga. was on board a 25 foot private vessel with nine others off Key Largo. Just after noon they went snorkeling near the Carysfort lighthouse. Witnesses say Marshall,...

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Infant found dead in Lauderdale Lakes bathtub

From Sun Sentinel: The Broward Sheriff's Office is probing what detectives are calling the "suspicious" death of an infant found in a home's bathtub. A 911 call shortly before 4:15 p.m. Thursday informed authorities that a baby's body had been found in the bathtub of one of the bathrooms at...

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Postal worker robbed on the job

From CBS4: MIAMI — The master-key to the mailboxes at a North Miami apartment complex is in the wrong hands. It was wrestled away from a postal worker as she made her rounds before noon Thursday, according to the U.S. Postal Inspection Service. “One grabbed her by the neck like...

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