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Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014

Crime & Courts

Brooksville rampage victims were shot in head, neck, autopsies reveal

Brooksville rampage victims were shot in head, neck, autopsies reveal

Autopsies conducted on three of the four victims in Friday’s shooting rampage in Brooksville found that they died from gunshot wounds to the head and neck, according to a release from the Brooksville Police Department.
Updated: 44 mins ago

Flight diverted after dispute over reclining seat

A combative woman upset over a reclining seat was removed from a flight to West Palm Beach, airport officials said Tuesday, but the woman told authorities she was not aggressive — just upset over the recent death of her two dogs.
Updated: 50 mins ago
Casey Anthony judge joins Morgan law firm

Casey Anthony judge joins Morgan law firm

The Associated Press
Updated: 3 hours ago
Infamous Florida speed-trap town investigated over tickets

Infamous Florida speed-trap town investigated over tickets

WALDO — The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it’s no wonder. A small segment of highway that runs through Waldo requires drivers to speed up and slow down six times: 65 mph becomes 55 mph; 55 be...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Largo rape suspect arrested in Texas

Largo rape suspect arrested in Texas

A man suspected in an Aug. 18 rape near his Largo home was arrested Sunday afternoon in Dallas, officials said.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Two involved in shooting outside Dade City bar

The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said it is investigating a shooting that took place late Monday outside a Dade City’s bar.
Updated: 5 hours ago

NY police boss defends response in custody death

NEW YORK — New York’s police commissioner says it appears officers acted appropriately toward a drug user who died in custody after being put in a protective body wrap.
Updated: 19 hours ago

FBI says it’s addressing nude celebrity photos

LOS ANGELES — The FBI says it is addressing allegations that nude photos of several female celebrities have been stolen and posted online.
Updated: 21 hours ago

Tampa police investigating truck found in Hillsborough River

Tampa police are working to find out how a truck ended up partially submerged in the Hillsborough River on Sunday morning.
Updated: 22 hours ago
Troopers seek help identifying hit-and-run suspect

Troopers seek help identifying hit-and-run suspect

The Florida Highway Patrol is asking for help to identify a suspect in Friday’s hit-and-run crash.
Published: 08/31/14