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By Associated Press on January 1st, 2014 | Last updated: January 1, 2014 at 8:48 am
A federal court struck a Florida law requiring applicants for welfare benefits to undergo mandatory drug testing. Gov. Rick Scott has vowed to appeal the ruling.
By Associated Press on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 5:23 pm
The man acquitted of criminal charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin has been charged with assault and battery following his arrest at the home where he lived with his girlfriend in Florida.
By Associated Press on November 1st, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 1:26 pm
Police and paramedics surrounded a terminal on Friday at Los Angeles International Airport because of a reported shooting.
By Associated Press on October 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: October 22, 2013 at 3:01 pm
Police are seeking several suspects, but have not made any arrests in the escape of two inmates from Florida prisons who used forged documents to secure their release.
By Associated Press on October 18th, 2013 | Last updated: October 20, 2013 at 10:56 am
Two convicted murderers escaped from a Franklin County prison in late September and early October. Joseph Jenkins and Charles Walker were released using forged documents.
By Associated Press on September 9th, 2013 | Last updated: October 14, 2013 at 7:44 am
George Zimmerman’s estranged wife called police officers to her father’s house in Florida Monday, saying the former neighborhood watch volunteer who was acquitted of murder threatened her with a gun.
By Associated Press and Ethan Magoc on September 6th, 2013 | Last updated: October 26, 2013 at 9:23 pm
According to a news release sent Friday morning, a concerned citizen called deputies Thursday evening and requested a welfare check at the home, which is in the Hernando Oaks Subdivision.
By Associated Press and Amber Dawson on August 27th, 2013 | Last updated: August 28, 2013 at 9:21 am
A third victim, David Griffis, has died after being shot by a former trucking company colleague. Griffis was 44.
Former Florida Lieutenant Gov., Current University System Chancellor Frank Brogan Heads To Pennsylvania
By Associated Press on August 7th, 2013 | Last updated: August 7, 2013 at 4:05 pm
Brogan has been the chancellor of the State University System of Florida since 2009 and, before that, was president of Florida Atlantic University from 2003-2009.
By Associated Press on June 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: June 3, 2013 at 2:13 pm
One of the victims played a prank on Andrew Joseph Lobban, 31, when they went shooting one time and took a video of it, police said. The victim then shared the video with the other victims, who laughed and teased Lobban.