Author Archives: Associated Press

George Zimmerman’s Wife Opts Not To Press Charges After Couple’s Dispute

By 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.

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Three Bodies Found At Home In Brooksville In Apparent Murder-Suicide

By and 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.

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Third Victim Dies In Lake Butler Area Shootings

By and 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.

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Former Florida Lieutenant Gov., Current University System Chancellor Frank Brogan Heads To Pennsylvania

By 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.

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Police: Ocala man shot three others after video prank

By 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.

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Court: Marathon suspect charged; details sealed

By on April 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: April 22, 2013 at 1:51 pm

Suspect in marathon bombing charged in hospital, according to the Associated Press.

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Boston bombing suspect in custody after standoff surrounding boat

By on April 19th, 2013 | Last updated: May 3, 2013 at 11:17 am

Update: 9:55 p.m. AP: Police say the 19-year-old suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings exchanged gunfire with law enforcement for an hour while holed up in a boat before being captured. Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis says the suspect, Dzhokhar […]

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Boston bombing suspect dead; suburbs shut down in manhunt for second

By and on April 19th, 2013 | Last updated: April 19, 2013 at 5:03 pm

Updates throughout day: One suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings is dead and a massive manhunt is underway for another. Authorities have shut down mass transportation and tell residents in Boston suburbs to “stay inside.”

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Boston Marathon bombs made of pressure cookers; victims identified

By on April 16th, 2013 | Last updated: April 16, 2013 at 3:22 pm

President Barack Obama will deliver a statement on the Boston Marathon explosions from the White House Tuesday morning. Watch the livestream here.

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Police searching apartment after 3 killed, 140+ injured in Boston Marathon blasts

By and on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: October 27, 2013 at 8:55 pm

Two explosions went off near the finish line at the Boston Marathon; reports say 3 dead and more than 140 injured in the blasts.

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