Robbery suspect shot dead by police

From the Palm Beach Post: A West Palm Beach police officer fatally shot a man Saturday night after the man had fired upon him, Police Chief Bryan Kummerlen said. The shooting took place at about 7 p.m. on the 500 block of 15th Street, east of the FEC Railway tracks...

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Dog found shot and bound by duct tape

By David Goodhue, KeysInfoNet Monroe County Sheriff's Office detectives are investigating what the Upper Keys' top animal control official is calling one of the worst cases of animal cruelty she has seen in her career of more than 30 years. The case involves a female pit bull terrier that was...

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15,000- to 35,000- yellow-jacket nest exterminated at Fla. home

WINTER GARDEN, Fla. -- A gigantic nest of yellow jackets has been exterminated from a central Florida home. Ruthie Smarte's son first noticed the nest behind her Winter Garden home in March. At the time, it seemed small and nonthreatening, so they thought little of it. But two of Smarte's...

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Three teens injured after being hit by a car in Doral

Three teenagers were struck by a car, leaving two seriously injured. Witnesses said the three teens were driving in a Volkswagen when they stopped and got out of the car at the corner of 117th Avenue and Northwest 59th Street in Doral Friday night. A short while later, they were...

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Shooting near Coconut Grove School prompts short lockdown

Police are searching for a shooter who fired at a man near a school in Coconut Grove. About noon, a man standing near the corner of Douglas and Jefferson was shot at. The bullet missed and the shooter took off. The victim called police The shooting happened not far from...

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Father, woman charged in boy’s mauling death

CBS 4 Miami – Two people have been arrested and charged in connection to the mauling death of a child in Goulds. Four year old Javon Dade Jr. was attacked and killed by his father’s dog, or dogs, on Wednesday, August 13th, in the yard of his father’s home on...

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Firefighters free child’s finger stuck in metal pipe

CBS 4 Miami – MCaleb Hernandez found out that a little curiosity plus a little hole equals big trouble, after he nearly lost his finger. A hole in a metal bed post was just big enough for the 12-year-old to wiggle his pinky finger through Wednesday night. “The way they...

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Man convicted in 'sexsomnia' case

A Florida man has been convicted of molesting a child. His attorneys say he did it in the sleep, suffering from "sexsomnia." Click Orlando reported that Caleb Ruh, 29, was found guilty by a Flagler County jury of lewd and lascivious molestation of a child.

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Video: Boat burns on the Miami River

Firefighters battled a boat fire Thursday afternoon on the Miami River. The boat was docked near 2190 NW River Dr.

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Leaky condo corpse won't be revisited

From the Sun Sentinel: A Jupiter woman's insurance claim over a leaking corpse next door is now a dead issue. The Fourth District Court of Appeal on Wednesday said it won't reexamine its April decision concerning Judy Rodrigo's long battle with State Farm. Rodrigo's condo neighbor died in 2007 and...

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