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    Teen, 15, charged as adult after shooting real estate agent to death

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    A 15-year-old South Florida boy has now been charged as an adult in the shooting death of a real estate agent. Ft. Lauderdale Police say...
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    Lowell Correctional Institution is now hiring certified and non-certified correctional officers

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    Lowell Correctional Institution, located at 11120 NW Gainesville Road, Ocala, is now hiring certified and non-certified correctional officers. Lowell Correctional Institution offers rewarding correctional officer...
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    Florida man dropped the ball, cut off “willy” of wife’s lover, sentenced

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    Florida -- A Florida man who snipped off the penis of his wife's lover has now been sentenced to prison. According to court records, Alex...
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    Florida man, naked, shaking his penis at people, shot

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    Florida — A Florida man is in critical condition after he brought the wrong weapon to a gunfight and was shot while naked and...
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    Op-ed: Incentivized rehabilitation improves public safety

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    As Chair of the Florida Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Civil and Criminal Justice, it is my job to ensure Florida’s neighborhoods remain safe and every...

    Florida womanizer has felony warrants for his arrest, has ties to multiple counties

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    Volusia sheriff’s detectives have an arrest warrant out for a Florida man who duped women and then stole from them. Joseph L. Davis, 48, who...
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    Florida sheriff says someone “hacked” into water system in attempt to contaminate the drinking...

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    Florida -- Authorities say an attempt to contaminate the city of Oldsmar's water treatment facility in Florida with sodium hydroxide was foiled despite a...
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    Florida man shoots wife’s lover at point blank range while at work

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    A Florida man remained behind bars Monday after he shot his wife's lover to death on February 4. According to Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood,...
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    New meaning for the term “Florida man,” arrested after misusing 9-1-1

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    Pasco County -- A man with the tattoo of Florida on his forehead gives a new meaning to the term "Florida Man." Judging from...
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    ALDI announces store opening in Dunnellon

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    Dunnellon, Florida -- Have you been waiting for an ALDI store to open in the Dunnellon area? Well, your wait is over. ALDI is planning...
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    New bill would prevent Florida government from requiring mandatory COVID-19 vaccines

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    GOP state Rep. Anthony Sabatini filed HB 6003 to strip the state's power to require mandatory vaccines during a pandemic. Gov. Ron DeSantis has said...
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    Selling homemade Coquito over Facebook could land you in jail

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    Florida -- Coquito, meaning "Little Coconut" in Spanish, is a traditional Christmas drink. The drink, which originated in Puerto Rico, is a coconut-based alcoholic beverage...
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    Corrections officer groomed, manipulated young girl for years

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    Florida --This Florida corrections officer will never see the light of day. At approximately 9:18 p.m. on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, the Citrus County Sheriff's...
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    Man severely beat infant to death, arrested

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    Inverness, Florida -- An Inverness man has been arrested following an almost 9-month- long investigation into the death of a 3-month-old baby. On January 7,...
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    FWC: Florida family finds rare two-headed snake

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    Florida -- As if 2020 couldn't get any weirder. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says they are now caring for a two-headed snake...

    Video that will make you smile: Children test their speed using sheriff’s portable speed...

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    Two things you typically don't see today -- a mullet and kids outside playing having a great time. The Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office recently placed...
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    FWC: New regulations for stone crab harvesting, season begins soon

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    Florida -- Several recreational and commercial stone crab regulation changes go into effect in the next few weeks, just in time for stone crab...
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    Sweetest Day speed dating event near you

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    Crystal River, Florida -- Are you a single person looking to meet a friend, maybe find love? The Riviera Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, located at,...
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    Woman removed adult toy from package, used it while still in store

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    Fort Pierce, Florida -- It was a sticky situation when a Florida woman was arrested after she removed a sex toy from a shelf,...
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    FWC: Picking saw palmetto berries could get you arrested

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    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission wants to remind everyone that as the berries come to fruit to follow the laws of Florida. According...