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Fries with That? Man Accused of Tossing Gator at Drive-Thru
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- Alligators have been used as shoes, briefcases, university mascots, lunch and now, authorities say, a deadly weapon.
State Won't Press Charges Against Chiles Coach Accused of Hitting Student
- The former Chiles High School track and field coach will not face charges for allegedly hitting a student.
Grand Jury Indicts Duo Accused of Southern Jewelry Robberies
- Prosecutors say a woman and man accused of robbing jewelry stores across the South have been indicted by a federal grand jury in northern Florida.
Judge to Rule Later on Middle School Killer's Resentencing
- A judge will decide later this month whether to impose a new sentence on a South Florida man convicted of fatally stabbing his middle school friend when both were 14.
Suspect in Valdosta Home Invasion Arrested
- A man has been arrested in connection to a home invasion and armed robbery in Valdosta.
Man Suspected in Florida Toddler's Death Pleads Guilty
- A man suspected of being involved in the death of a Florida toddler has pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter and other charges weeks after leading authorities to the child's remains.
Search for Missouri Suspects Ends in Deadly Panhandle Shootout
- A sheriff's sergeant in the Florida Panhandle says the search for a Missouri couple suspected in a series of robberies and abductions in Alabama and Georgia ended in a shootout that killed the man and left the woman wounded.
Judge Says Segura Will Go to Trial as Scheduled
- A judge says the trial of a man accused in a Tallahassee quadruple murder will go to trial as scheduled.
Suspect Killed, Deputy Wounded During Standoff
- Authorities say a man is dead following a shootout with Florida deputies during a brief standoff outside an Ocala gas station.
Suspect in Liquor Store Robberies Arrested
- A suspect in two robberies of the same liquor store has been arrested.
Scott Asks CDC for 1,000 Zika Test Kits, Authorizing DOH to Purchase 4,000
- Governor Rick Scott says he has requested 1,000 Zika virus test kits from the CDC and has given the state's Department of Health authorization to purchase 4,000 test kits in preparation for the virus.
Detectives Believe Man Killed Couple Over Burglary, Theft
- A Tampa Bay area man accused of killing a man and woman in retaliation for a burglary has been indicted on murder charges.
Leon High School Reopens Following Arson
- Leon High School opened back up Wednesday.
Attorneys for Florida Inmate Argue for Execution Delay
- Attorneys for a condemned inmate in Florida are scheduled to argue that his execution should be delayed after the U.S. Supreme Court found the state's death penalty system to be unconstitutional.
Leon High School Student Arrested with Gun at School
- The Leon County Sheriff's Office says a 14-year-old student at Leon High School was arrested Monday for having a firearm on the school's campus.
Florida Sheriff's Deputy Charged With Attempted Manslaughter
- A Florida sheriff's deputy has been arrested on an attempted-manslaughter charge.
Tallahassee Man Convicted in Poolside Murder Case
- Steven Ives has been found guilty in the murder of his girlfriend, Mary Scurry.
4 Suspects in Custody; Police Searching for 1 Other in Fatal Pelham Shooting
- A man is dead and two suspects are in custody following a Thursday night shooting in Pelham, Georgia.
3 Panhandle Students Accused of Taking School Bus on Joyride
- Three students are accused of taking a school bus on a three-hour joyride in Pensacola.
Police: Stolen Tortoise Returned to Clearwater Pet Store
- A rare tortoise has been returned to a Clearwater pet store, more than a month after police say surveillance footage showed a Largo woman stealing the palm-sized animal.
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