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Accuweather ‘Picture of the Day’ Shows Storm Near Cape Coral, Florida on July 3, 2017

A spectacular photo of a storm approaching Cape Coral, Florida on Monday July 3, 2017 made Accuweather Photo of the Day on Monday, July 10, 2017. The city of Cape Coral is located in southwest Florida near Fort Myers in Lee County with a shoreline on the Gulf of Mexico. Cape Coral was founded in […]

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Floating Mountain in the Valley of Mo'ara World of Avatar

Pandora — The World of Avatar Opens Saturday May 27, 2017 at Disney World Florida

Pandora – The World of Avatar will transport guests to the visually stunning world of Pandora, where floating mountains and bioluminescent plants will amaze visitors of this magnificent land, beginning May 27, 2017 in Disney’s Animal Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida, near Orlando. Guests can join the Na’vi on […]

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Tampa’s Busch Gardens Flamingo “Pinky” Killed by an Orlando Man that Threw Her to the Ground

Pinky was a 19-year-old Chilean flamingo that was killed allegedly when an Orlando man picked up the bird at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and through the bird to the ground. Pinky, a 19-year-old Chilean flamingo, had to be euthanized after the female flamingo suffered severe trauma when an Orlando man reached into a flamingo pen, […]

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Ex-Tampa, Florida Cop Charged in Theater Fatal Shooting at the Grove 16 Complex, Wesley Chapel

Authorities say a retired Tampa police officer has been charged with fatally shooting a man during an argument over cellphone use at a Florida theater. Chad Oulson, age 43, was texting his daughter, when Curtis Reeves, a retired police officer, became irritated with the texting that was occurring during the movie previews at about 1:30 […]

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Air Traffic Controller Suspended After Asking Southwest Jet Pilots to Take a Close Look at a Small Private Plane

A small private Cirrus SR22 plane heading to a nearby general aviation airport in Kissimmee, Fla., had been out of radio contact for over an hour in the skies near Orlando, Florida Sunday. Pilots of a Southwest Boeing 737 were asked by a Florida air traffic controller supervisor to change course and take a closer […]

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A Boy and Girl, Possibly Siblings, Found Dead in Luggage in C-15 Canal, Delray Beach, Florida

Police said they think they have identified two children whose bodies were stuffed into luggage and dumped in a South Florida canal. Authorities believe the children were siblings, but they have not released their names. Divers from three agencies were searching water in a canal for additional leads. Detectives questioning Clem Beauchamp, 34, of 105 […]

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Redland Middle and Elementary Schools in Lock Down After Shooting at a Used Car Lot

Redland Middle School, 16001 SW. 248th Street, and Redland Elementary School, 24501 SW 162nd Ave., were placed on locked down after a shooting at an auto sales lot near 248th Street and South Dixie Highway.

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Naked Joshua Abernathy: Sausage Bandit in the Buff

SECURITY VIDEO catches transient man raiding the breakfast sausage stored in the freezer. Joe Brown: “When you get to 55-plus, you don’t get a whole lot of excitement, so this is great.” The folks at Mariners Cove retirement community in Estero, Florida got quite an eyeful when some breakfast sausage went missing, and security videos […]

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Delray Beach Police Sergeant Adam Rosenthal Kill in Squad Car Vs. Tree Crash

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputies, Boca Raton police, Delray Beach police and Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue firefighter/paramedics responded about 6:15 a.m. Thursday to Southwest 18th Street, west of Boca Raton near Boca Rio Road, to a report of a police cruiser wrapped around a palm tree with an injured officer trapped inside. Delray Beach police […]

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Dash Cam Video: Florida Highway Patrol Police Cruiser Hits Cicelia McKinnon Near Collier Blvd and Pasedo Dr, Naples

A southwest Florida HIghway Patrol deputy’s police cruiser hit a pedestrian who was walking her bicycle across Collier Boulevard. A Florida Highway Patrol Ford Crown Victoria police cruiser hit a woman crossing Collier Boulevard near Pasedo Drive in Naples, Florida about 10:15 p.m. February 8, 2011. The police cruiser was traveling north on Collier Boulevard […]

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Florida Federal Judge Roger Vinson Rules Obama Health Care Law Violates Constitution

Federal Judge Roger Vinson in Pensacola, Florida struck down President Obama’s health care law today, saying it is invalidated by the requirement that nearly all Americans buy health insurance. Like Virginia Federal Judge Henry Hudson’s case, the health care law or Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is ruled unconstitutional. Since individual mandate violated […]

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Julie Schenecker Arrested in Shooting Death of Her Two Children in Gated Community in Tampa, Florida

Julie Schenecker, who police say killed her teenage daughter, Calyx, and son, Beau, because she was fed up with them talking back and being mouthy, is in custody and being treated at a hospital for an unknown condition. Tampa police responded about 7:30 a.m. Friday to a check for well-being call at 16305 Royal Park […]

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