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CBS News
CBS News
October 07, 2019 - 8:22 am
Officials say Florida trappers have captured a record-setting python as part of a growing effort that encourages hunters to remove the invasive snakes from the Everglades. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says the 18-foot, 4-inch-long female python weighed 98 pounds and 10...
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Rebekah Sager
September 30, 2019 - 4:15 pm
A Florida pitbull proves without a doubt that dogs truly are man's best friends. Zeus was in the backyard on September 23, when he suddenly jumped towards his 10-year-old owner Oriley Richardson. Richardson's mom saw the pit struggling with something, but says she thought it was a rope. As it...
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Pasco County Sheriff's Office
Rebekah Sager
September 30, 2019 - 12:48 pm
"Clueless" actress and Republican pundit Stacey Dash was arrested Sunday in New Port Richey, Florida on a domestic battery charge after allegedly attacking her husband. According to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office, Dash called 911 and was arrested after police saw the marks on her husband,...
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CBS
CBS News
September 23, 2019 - 4:59 pm
Authorities say a Florida police officer has been fired and is being investigated after arresting two six-year-olds for separate incidents at their schools. CBS Orlando affiliate WKMG-TV reports that Officer Dennis Turner was previously suspended pending the outcome of an internal investigation by...
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Rebekah Sager
September 16, 2019 - 7:43 am
Sometimes all the medicine you need is a hug from a good friend. When 3-year-old Makai Simmons got back to his pre-school after a traumatic week in the Bahamas and weathering Hurricane Dorian, his friends were more than happy to greet him with open arms. Makai's mom, Tekara Capron, says her son was...
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AP News
September 11, 2019 - 8:02 am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A suspect was in custody after multiple stabbings in an industrial area of Florida's capital city, authorities said Wednesday. The Tallahassee Police Department said in an online news release that they were called to an industrial area in the city for a stabbing Wednesday...
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Johnny Lopez
September 09, 2019 - 11:24 am
A cat burglar was on the loose in Naples, Florida and it turns out it was an actual cat. Police in Collier County responded to a 911 call alleging there was “suspicious incident” after a homeowner believed a burglary was in progress. The caller claimed to hear knocking at their door followed by...
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CBS News
September 09, 2019 - 10:49 am
In what is a growing humanitarian crisis, the United Nations says some 70,000 people in the Bahamas are in need of food and shelter, after Hurricane Dorian slammed the islands. The death toll has risen to 45, as officials continue to comb through miles of debris, trying to account for hundreds of...
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Luckey
September 06, 2019 - 2:41 am
Jacksonville native Patrick Eldridge was worried that Hurricane Dorian would blow his car clean away. With the garage already taken by his wife's car, Eldridge did the most logical thing , and moved his smart car to the safest location he could think of - his kitchen. His wife Jessica posted images...
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CBS News
September 04, 2019 - 1:18 pm
The International Red Cross believes as many as 13,000 homes have been severely damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Dorian. Because it's hard to get in touch with people on the ground, those numbers are just estimates. The storm, which was stationary over Grand Bahama Island late Monday afternoon,...
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