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In this Aug. 9, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate Montana Gov. Steve Bullock speaks at the Iowa Democratic Wing Ding at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa. As a Democratic politician in deep-red Montana, Bullock has long searched for a middle ground on guns. Now a presidential candidate in a party pushing hard for new gun-control laws, he still is. (AP Photo/John Locher)
August 16, 2019 - 9:09 pm
As a Democratic politician in deep-red Montana, Steve Bullock has long searched for a middle ground on guns. Now a presidential candidate in a party pushing hard for new gun-control laws, he still is. While many of his Democratic opponents go all-in on new proposals for restricting guns, responding...
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August 16, 2019 - 11:25 am
When it comes to crazy stories about people and alligators, Florida will always be the leader. A Florida woman was pulled over recently, and during the traffic stop she pulled a foot-long alligator out of her pants. Along with the alligator, she also had 40 turtles inside a Teenage Mutant Ninja...
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Ameera Butt
August 14, 2019 - 7:13 am
There was a video of fog inside a plane cabin Sunday night. The fog, on a Delta Flight 100 flying from Jacksonville, Fla., to John F. Kennedy Airport, was apparent inside the cabin as the plane was waiting to take-off and sitting on the tarmac. According to a CBS New York story, passengers weren't...
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August 09, 2019 - 9:50 am
( FM 101.9 ) - Well this isn't reassuring for the weekend. A large, gurgling hole has popped up on a South Florida beach. Last week, crowds gathered at Juno Beach for the Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s turtle release, but the main spotlight of the event was arguably an ominous beach hole. WPBF-TV...
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CBS News
August 07, 2019 - 8:28 am
A man who was injured after an apparent shark attack off of Key Biscayne was released from the hospital on Tuesday. Mario Avila, 37, told CBS Miami he was attacked by a shark on Saturday while scuba diving – and he was rescued with the help of a group of nurses who happened to be on a nearby...
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August 01, 2019 - 11:28 am
An Iowa seminary student honeymooning in Florida drowned when he was swept out to sea on his first time in the ocean, officials said. St. Johns County Sheriff's Office says Dalton Cottrell, 22, of Malcom, Iowa, drowned while swimming Tuesday at Crescent Beach, south of Jacksonville, CBS affiliate...
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CBS
July 29, 2019 - 7:07 am
Two people in Florida are recovering from separate weekend shark attacks that are creating new concern about safety. Witnesses in Jacksonville are describing a "Jaws"-like scene there. Competitive surfer Franklyn O'Rourke said a shark latched onto his arm. View this post on Instagram See that dark...
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Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office
Rebekah Sager
July 17, 2019 - 11:55 am
A Florida man was arrested Sunday after allegedly cutting off the penis of the man he suspected was sleeping with his wife. Alex Bonilla, 49, is accused of breaking into the victim's home, holding him at gunpoint, tying him up, and then using a pair of scissors to cut off the man's penis and...
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AP
July 16, 2019 - 10:36 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The alligator had a good run as day after day the people hunting for him in a Chicago lagoon came up empty, but in the end, he was no match for an expert the city shipped in from Florida. The male gator, nicknamed 'Chance the Snapper,' was first spotted in the Humboldt Park lagoon...
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Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
July 10, 2019 - 3:22 pm
Wow! Competition for ice-cream customers in Florida is getting nasty. A woman was arrested Monday and charged with two felony charges for allegedly spitting, peeing and picking her nose into $2,000 worth of ice-cream at a neighboring shop. Jung Soon Wypcha, 66, was captured on surveillance video...
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