One city official’s solution for Confederate statue debate? Give them all to his town

August 18, 2017 | Miami Beach
A Eustis, Florida, politician is under fire from some after he took to Facebook to suggest that cities and counties struggling to decide what to do with statues and monuments … Click to Continue » ...read more
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Gov. Scott silent on what should happen with Confederate monument at Florida Capitol

August 18, 2017 | Miami Beach
Florida's Republican governor won't take a position on what should be done with a monument that honors slain Confederate soldiers on the state Capitol grounds, even as a growing number … Click to Continue » ...read more
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He woke up to three teens robbing his cars — so he shot one of them with an AK-47, police say

August 18, 2017 | Miami Beach
A man in Panama Beach City, Florida, thwarted an attempted robbery outside his home this past Sunday when he shot one of the three suspected burglars with an assault rifle, … Click to Continue » ...read more
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Alleged debauchery, abuse, cover-ups at Florida youth program lead to 3 arrests

August 18, 2017 | Miami Beach
Some of the youth workers were having sex with the underage boys in their care. Others were smuggling drugs, money, cellphones and porn. A top administrator reportedly sent a kid … Click to Continue » ...read more
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Deputy smashes into a Smart car at 104 mph, newly released dashcam video shows

August 17, 2017 | Miami Beach
The crash left a 60-year-old man with severe injuries and resulted in the arrest and charge of a sheriff's deputy, who has been on unpaid leave ever since. It occurred … Click to Continue » ...read more
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They caught the alligator, but they couldn’t save the dog

August 17, 2017 | Miami Beach
Alligators typically won't bother adult people, but pets and small children have more reason to be wary of the predators. That's the lesson one woman in St. Petersburg, Florida learned … Click to Continue » ...read more
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She was in the parent pick-up line at school. So she snorted some cocaine, police say

August 16, 2017 | Miami Beach
A woman in Fort Myers, Florida, has been jailed on possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia after police say she ingested cocaine while waiting in the pick-up line of a … Click to Continue » ...read more
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She was driving drunk at twice the legal limit — and a toddler was unbuckled, police say

August 16, 2017 | Miami Beach
A Boynton Beach, Florida, woman has been arrested and charged with child abuse and driving under the influence after she allegedly failed sobriety tests. Brandy Lerma, 31, was stopped Saturday … Click to Continue » ...read more
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He walked out on a $235 bar tab. It took three Tasers and a baton to arrest him, video shows

August 16, 2017 | Miami Beach
An inebriated man reportedly managed to hold off two police officers attempting to arrest him with two Tasers and a baton before finally being taken into custody, all over an … Click to Continue » ...read more
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Confederate monument at Florida Capitol sparks debate after Charlottesville

August 16, 2017 | Miami Beach
A monument honoring slain Confederate soldiers in front of Florida's Old Capitol is the latest subject of debate by politicians seeking to act against racism in response to a violent … Click to Continue » ...read more
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