Tag Archives: Florida

Florida man arrested, charged with murder after fatally shooting Burger King worker over drive-thru delay, police say 

A Florida man fatally shot a Burger King employee over a long drive-thru line, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

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From Minecraft Tricks to Twitter Hack: A Florida Teen’s Troubled Online Path 

The teenage “mastermind” of the recent Twitter breach, who had a difficult family life, poured his energy into video games and cryptocurrency.

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Three arrested in connection with triple murder of Florida fishing buddies 

Damion Tillman, 23; Keven Springfield, 30; and Brandon Rollins, 27, were killed Friday in Frostproof, Florida.

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Disney theme park staff worry about Covid-19: ‘I can’t bring it back home’ 

Disney’s parks in Florida and California are reopening and tens of thousands of workers returning as cases in the states surge Disney World fully reopened all four of its theme parks within its Florida resort last week, even as cases of coronavirus surged, making it one of the world’s hotspots for daily increases. Related: Florida’s ‘mini-Trump’ Ron DeSantis […]

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3 friends on fishing trip killed in ‘massacre,’ Florida sheriff says 

Brandon Rollins, one of the victims, called his dad and said “Help,” police say. When his father arrived, Rollins was able to say a few final words.

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Lakers’ Rondo breaks right thumb during practice 

Lakers guard Rajon Rondo broke his right thumb during Sunday night’s practice in Orlando, Florida, the team announced. Rondo will have surgery this week and the team expects him to resume full basketball activities in six to eight weeks.

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Lakers G Rajon Rondo breaks thumb in practice, out 6-8 weeks 

Rajon Rondo broke his right thumb in practice with the Los Angeles Lakers in Florida.

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Emergency rooms busting at the seams, says Miami doctor 

Health authorities in Florida reported 120 new deaths from the new coronavirus on Thursday, the highest one-day jump yet for the state, according to AP reporting. Dr. Nicholas Namias joins Morning Joe to discuss the surge in coronavirus cases in Florida.

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Florida police department will not send cops to non-violent calls 

St. Petersburg police officers will no longer respond to non-violent 911 calls, such as those involving quality-of-life complaints or mental health concerns.

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Sixth GOP senator says unlikely to attend RNC 

Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kansas, joins a growing list of GOP senators who say they are not planning to attend the Republican National Convention in Jacksonville, Florida next month.

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Several GOP Senators Plan To Skip The Republican National Convention 

As pandemic cases spiral upwards in Florida and elsewhere, there are new calls to scale down the August event.

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Kellie Chauvin, Wife Of Ex-Minneapolis Cop Derek Chauvin, Asks For Both Their Homes In Divorce Petition 

While the home in Minnesota’s Oakdale is worth $273,800, their townhouse in Florida is valued at $226,282.

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Ravens quarterback to hold Florida social event amid virus 

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson announced he will hold his annual “Funday with LJ” event in Florida amid the state’s spike in coronavirus cases

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Lightning strike in Florida injures 2, leaves 1 critical at Clearwater Beach 

Two men were injured, one critically, after a lightning strike at Clearwater Beach in Florida on Sunday afternoon, according to officials. 

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This Health Care Company Settled With the Feds Over Fraudulent Billing Claims—Then Got a $45 Million Federal Bailout Anyway 

In mid April, as the first wave of COVID-19 was claiming tens of thousands of lives, it would’ve been easy to miss a pair of obscure federal government notices that landed within days of each other. On April 15, the Department of Justice announced that it had reached a $41 million settlement with two Florida…

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