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WTSP-TV Tampa
Florida middle school teacher not charged in hot car deathbe charged in the death of a baby left in the backseat of her SUV while she tau
Florida middle school teacher not charged in hot car death
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 20 minutes ago
be charged in the death of a baby left in the backseat of her SUV while she taught class last year. The Volusia County State Attorney's Office on Wednesday said there was "insufficient evidence" to prove an aggravated manslaughter case against... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Why is it rare for officers to be charged in connection with police shootings?job. From 2011 to July 20,there have been a total of 140 police-involved shoot
Why is it rare for officers to be charged in connection with police shootings?
Local 10 Miami / Posted 11 hours ago
job. From 2011 to July 20,there have been a total of 140 police-involved shootings reported in Miami-Dade County to the State Attorney's Office. Those shootings resulted in 78 deaths. The number of times prosecutors have filed criminal charges... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
FMPD: Club Blu shooting possibly gang-relatedfor," said Eads. Chief Eads said he is not concerned about the three persons o
FMPD: Club Blu shooting possibly gang-related
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 11 hours ago
for," said Eads. Chief Eads said he is not concerned about the three persons of interest being out of jail. He trusts the State Attorney's Office to bring charges against the killers. Eads is worried about the number of complaint withdrawals from... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
FMPD: Club Blu shooting possibly gang-relatedfor," said Eads. Chief Eads said he is not concerned about the three persons o
FMPD: Club Blu shooting possibly gang-related
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 12 hours ago
for," said Eads. Chief Eads said he is not concerned about the three persons of interest being out of jail. He trusts the State Attorney's Office to bring charges against the killers. Eads is worried about the number of complaint withdrawals from... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Mark Sievers' attorneys file motion to strike death penaltyphone data. State to seek death penalty against Sievers, RodgersState to seek
Mark Sievers' attorneys file motion to strike death penalty
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 12 hours ago
phone data. State to seek death penalty against Sievers, RodgersState to seek death penalty against Sievers, Rodgers The State Attorney's Office filed notice Wednesday that it will seek the death penalty against both Mark Sievers and Jimmy Ray... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
FMPD: Club Blu shooting gang-related, multiple shooters involvedfor," said Eads. Chief Eads said he is not concerned about the three persons o
FMPD: Club Blu shooting gang-related, multiple shooters involved
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 13 hours ago
for," said Eads. Chief Eads said he is not concerned about the three persons of interest being out of jail. He trusts the State Attorney's Office to bring charges against the killers. Eads is worried about the number of complaint withdrawals from... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Cops mistook Krispy Kreme doughnut glaze for meth, Orlando man sayshis car. She only checked to determine whether it was an illegal drug and confi
Cops mistook Krispy Kreme doughnut glaze for meth, Orlando man says
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 14 hours ago
his car. She only checked to determine whether it was an illegal drug and confirmed that it was not. Three days later, the State Attorney's Office in Orlando filed paperwork, saying that it was dropping the case. Rushing, who retired after 25... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Fund set up to help victims of Club Blu shootingaction by the Lee County Sheriff's Office deputy is ongoing," McDaniel said. "O
Fund set up to help victims of Club Blu shooting
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 14 hours ago
action by the Lee County Sheriff's Office deputy is ongoing," McDaniel said. "Once complete, it will be forwarded to the State Attorney's Office for a complete review." As of Tuesday, Battle had been released from the county jail on $3,500 bond.... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Cops mistook Krispy Kreme doughnut glaze for meth, Orlando man sayshis car. She only checked to determine whether it was an illegal drug and confi
Cops mistook Krispy Kreme doughnut glaze for meth, Orlando man says
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 15 hours ago
his car. She only checked to determine whether it was an illegal drug and confirmed that it was not. Three days later, the State Attorney's Office in Orlando filed paperwork, saying that it was dropping the case. Rushing, who retired after 25... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
FMPD: Club Blu shooting was gang-relatedbeing monitored, but there were no officers in the club and no indication that
FMPD: Club Blu shooting was gang-related
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 15 hours ago
being monitored, but there were no officers in the club and no indication that there was going to be any violence. The State Attorney's Office is working very hard to bring solid charges against the main people who were involved in the... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Mark Sievers' attorneys motion to strike death penaltyphone data. State to seek death penalty against Sievers, RodgersState to seek
Mark Sievers' attorneys motion to strike death penalty
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 16 hours ago
phone data. State to seek death penalty against Sievers, RodgersState to seek death penalty against Sievers, Rodgers The State Attorney's Office filed notice Wednesday that it will seek the death penalty against both Mark Sievers and Jimmy Ray... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
20 busted in gun-crime crackdown called Operation Ceasefirevery grateful for the hard work and dedication of ATF and our local partners, t
20 busted in gun-crime crackdown called Operation Ceasefire
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 18 hours ago
very grateful for the hard work and dedication of ATF and our local partners, the Daytona Beach Police Department, and the State Attorney's Office." Bentley, Daytona Beach Police Chief Mike Chitwood, Assistant Special Agent in Charge Trevor A.... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Deputy Peter Peraza wins 'stand your ground' decision; should not face trial in fatal Oakland Park shooting, judge findslawyers Eric Schwartzreich and Anthony Bruno are reviewing Usan's ruling, which
Deputy Peter Peraza wins 'stand your ground' decision; should not face trial in fatal Oakland Park shooting, judge finds
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 21 hours ago
lawyers Eric Schwartzreich and Anthony Bruno are reviewing Usan's ruling, which was issued at 10 a.m. The Broward State Attorney's office, which can appeal the judge's decision, is also waiting to read the ruling before issuing a... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Fund set up to help victims of Club Blu shootingaction by the Lee County Sheriff's Office deputy is ongoing," McDaniel said. "O
Fund set up to help victims of Club Blu shooting
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted yesterday
action by the Lee County Sheriff's Office deputy is ongoing," McDaniel said. "Once complete, it will be forwarded to the State Attorney's Office for a complete review." As of Tuesday, Battle had been released from the county jail on $3,500 bond.... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Fund set up to help victims of Club Blu shootingaction by the Lee County Sheriff's Office deputy is ongoing," McDaniel said. "O
Fund set up to help victims of Club Blu shooting
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted yesterday
action by the Lee County Sheriff's Office deputy is ongoing," McDaniel said. "Once complete, it will be forwarded to the State Attorney's Office for a complete review." As of Tuesday, Battle had been released from the county jail on $3,500 bond.... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Fund set up to help victims of Club Blu shootingaction by the Lee County Sheriff's Office deputy is ongoing," McDaniel said. "O
Fund set up to help victims of Club Blu shooting
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted yesterday
action by the Lee County Sheriff's Office deputy is ongoing," McDaniel said. "Once complete, it will be forwarded to the State Attorney's Office for a complete review." As of Tuesday, Battle had been released from the county jail on $3,500 bond.... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Fund set up to help victims of Club Blu shootingaction by the Lee County Sheriff's Office deputy is ongoing," McDaniel said. "O
Fund set up to help victims of Club Blu shooting
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted yesterday
action by the Lee County Sheriff's Office deputy is ongoing," McDaniel said. "Once complete, it will be forwarded to the State Attorney's Office for a complete review." As of Tuesday, Battle had been released from the county jail on $3,500 bond.... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Fund set up to help victims of Club Blu shootingaction by the Lee County Sheriff's Office deputy is ongoing," McDaniel said. "O
Fund set up to help victims of Club Blu shooting
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted yesterday
action by the Lee County Sheriff's Office deputy is ongoing," McDaniel said. "Once complete, it will be forwarded to the State Attorney's Office for a complete review." As of Tuesday, Battle had been released from the county jail on $3,500 bond.... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Fund set up to help victims of Club Blu shootingaction by the Lee County Sheriff's Office deputy is ongoing," McDaniel said. "O
Fund set up to help victims of Club Blu shooting
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted yesterday
action by the Lee County Sheriff's Office deputy is ongoing," McDaniel said. "Once complete, it will be forwarded to the State Attorney's Office for a complete review." As of Tuesday, Battle had been released from the county jail on $3,500 bond.... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Mark Sievers in family court for emergency hearingphone data. State to seek death penalty against Sievers, RodgersState to seek
Mark Sievers in family court for emergency hearing
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
phone data. State to seek death penalty against Sievers, RodgersState to seek death penalty against Sievers, Rodgers The State Attorney's Office filed notice Wednesday that it will seek the death penalty against both Mark Sievers and Jimmy Ray... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Mark Sievers in family court for emergency hearingphone data. State to seek death penalty against Sievers, RodgersState to seek
Mark Sievers in family court for emergency hearing
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
phone data. State to seek death penalty against Sievers, RodgersState to seek death penalty against Sievers, Rodgers The State Attorney's Office filed notice Wednesday that it will seek the death penalty against both Mark Sievers and Jimmy Ray... Read more
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NBC Miami
Miami Man Charged in Deadly Wrong Way Crash on I-95from her injuries. In March, the Florida Highway Patrol said Chavez had a bloo
Miami Man Charged in Deadly Wrong Way Crash on I-95
NBC Miami / Posted 2 days ago
from her injuries. In March, the Florida Highway Patrol said Chavez had a blood alcohol level of .046, which is below the legal limit. The case handed over to the State Attorney's Office, who decided to charge him after more evidence was prese... Read more
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The Register
Florida Man cleared of money laundering after selling Bitcoins to Agent Ponzihis actions fall under a statute that is so vaguely written that even legal pro
Florida Man cleared of money laundering after selling Bitcoins to Agent Ponzi
The Register / Posted 2 days ago
his actions fall under a statute that is so vaguely written that even legal professionals have difficulty finding a singular meaning," the judge ruled. The state attorney's office told the Miami Herald it is reviewing whether to appeal the rul... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Challenger: State Attorney Jeff Ashton won't debateto those registered with other parties. Voters elected Ashton as the circuit's
Challenger: State Attorney Jeff Ashton won't debate
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
to those registered with other parties. Voters elected Ashton as the circuit's top prosecutor in 2013. He's worked at the State Attorney's Office for 30 years. Ayala prosecuted cases in Ashton's office from March 2014 until February and worked at... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Man with autism in police shooting of Charles Kinsey 'traumatized': familybecause he doesn't have a method in which to heal," Dietz added. The Florida D
Man with autism in police shooting of Charles Kinsey 'traumatized': family
KWWL Iowa / Posted 3 days ago
because he doesn't have a method in which to heal," Dietz added. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the State Attorney's Office is investigating the case while Aledda is on paid administrative leave. The 30-year-old officer... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mother of autistic man whose therapist was shot fears for his safetyThursday, Chief Eugene said the investigation has been turned over to the Flori
Mother of autistic man whose therapist was shot fears for his safety
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Thursday, Chief Eugene said the investigation has been turned over to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the state attorney's office. He called it a 'very sensitive matter' and promised a transparent investigation, but refused to... Read more
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NBC News
Man With Autism in Police Shooting 'Traumatized': Familybecause he doesn't have a method in which to heal," Dietz added. The Florida D
Man With Autism in Police Shooting 'Traumatized': Family
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
because he doesn't have a method in which to heal," Dietz added. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the State Attorney's Office is investigating the case while Aledda is on paid administrative leave. The 30-year-old officer... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Poiice commander suspended after unarmed caretaker shotThursday, Chief Eugene said the investigation has been turned over to the Flori
Poiice commander suspended after unarmed caretaker shot
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 4 days ago
Thursday, Chief Eugene said the investigation has been turned over to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the state attorney's office. He called it a "very sensitive matter" and promised a transparent investigation, but refused to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Three men arrested after 'hate crime' attack on teenagerscar and pepper sprayed all three in their faces and torsos. Authorities say ch
Three men arrested after 'hate crime' attack on teenagers
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
car and pepper sprayed all three in their faces and torsos. Authorities say child abuse charges are being submitted to the State Attorney's Office with a hate crime enhancement. Afentakis, who was driving the car, has been released from jail, but... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Victim continues recovery months after wrong-way crash on I-95Bryan is going to speak. He's going to hold me. He's going to call me dad. That
Victim continues recovery months after wrong-way crash on I-95
Local 10 Miami / Posted 5 days ago
Bryan is going to speak. He's going to hold me. He's going to call me dad. That he's going to walk," said Criales. The state attorney's office told Local 10 News the case against Chavez is still under review and a criminal case has not been... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
Daytona shooting survivor and cancer-free uncle give over 100 backpacks to childrensaid he never put his hands on her, but did have some choice words for her. A r
Daytona shooting survivor and cancer-free uncle give over 100 backpacks to children
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
said he never put his hands on her, but did have some choice words for her. A review of video from the restaurant by the State Attorney's Office confirmed Ross's side of the story. But the woman called her family who showed up in the parking lot... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Plea gets 20 years for throat slasher in Jacksonville restaurant slayingFriday by Circuit Judge Marianne Aho after pleading guilty to a lesser manslaug
Plea gets 20 years for throat slasher in Jacksonville restaurant slaying
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
Friday by Circuit Judge Marianne Aho after pleading guilty to a lesser manslaughter charge July 7, according to the State Attorney's Office. During a heated March 2015 card game on the patio of the Ever Ready Restaurant & Lounge on Lem... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
City leaders unveil plan to help at-risk kidsand end with the kids going on tours of City Hall, the Police Memorial Building
City leaders unveil plan to help at-risk kids
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 5 days ago
and end with the kids going on tours of City Hall, the Police Memorial Building, the Jacksonville Jaguars stadium and State Attorney's Office. The new plan was announced by Mayor Lenny Curry, Sheriff Mike Williams and a group of pastors at a... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
South Florida jails search inmates and monitor phone calls to try and prevent escapessaid as a client's trial date approaches, lawyers receive "tons of CDs" with th
South Florida jails search inmates and monitor phone calls to try and prevent escapes
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
said as a client's trial date approaches, lawyers receive "tons of CDs" with the recordings of the jail calls, and "the state attorney's office has someone go through them to see if they've talked about the case." He said inmates make collect... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
North Miami Cop Who Shot Unarmed Man Charles Kinsey: 'I Did What I Had to Do'my request, as of yesterday, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement is takin
North Miami Cop Who Shot Unarmed Man Charles Kinsey: 'I Did What I Had to Do'
KWWL Iowa / Posted 5 days ago
my request, as of yesterday, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement is taking over this investigation," he said. "The State Attorney's Office is also looking at the case." Attorney General Loretta Lynch also said Thursday that the Justice... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Officers cleared in shooting deathresulted in the death of a man who shot and killed his son during an argument h
Officers cleared in shooting death
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 5 days ago
resulted in the death of a man who shot and killed his son during an argument has been deemed justifiable, according to the State Attorney's Office. "As a result of the investigation conducted by my office I have determined Officer Copeland and... Read more
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CBC.ca
Miami officer was aiming for man with autism, shot therapist accidentally, police union saysThursday, Chief Eugene said the investigation has been turned over to the Flori
Miami officer was aiming for man with autism, shot therapist accidentally, police union says
CBC.ca / Posted 5 days ago
Thursday, Chief Eugene said the investigation has been turned over to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the state attorney's office. He called it a "very sensitive matter" and promised a transparent investigation, but refused to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Witness to police shooting says he tried to warn officersThursday, Chief Eugene said the investigation has been turned over to the Flori
Witness to police shooting says he tried to warn officers
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Thursday, Chief Eugene said the investigation has been turned over to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the state attorney's office. He called it a 'very sensitive matter' and promised a transparent investigation, but refused to... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Miami police: Officer tried to shoot autistic man, hit caretaker insteadThursday, Chief Eugene said the investigation has been turned over to the Flori
Miami police: Officer tried to shoot autistic man, hit caretaker instead
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Thursday, Chief Eugene said the investigation has been turned over to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the state attorney's office. He called it a "very sensitive matter" and promised a transparent investigation, but refused to... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
3 Florida men arrested for pepper spraying, shouting racial slurs at kidsto child abuse and Schmidt was charged with three counts of child abuse. Police
3 Florida men arrested for pepper spraying, shouting racial slurs at kids
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 5 days ago
to child abuse and Schmidt was charged with three counts of child abuse. Police say all charges will be submitted to the State Attorney's Office with a Hate Crime enhancement. Copyright 2016 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material... Read more
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International Business Times
North Miami police officer who shot unarmed black therapist 'was aiming for autistic patient' not." North Miami Police Chief Gary Eugene said an investigation into the inci
North Miami police officer who shot unarmed black therapist 'was aiming for autistic patient'
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
not." North Miami Police Chief Gary Eugene said an investigation into the incident had been turned over to the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office, and urged any witnesses to come forward. He confirmed no firearm was found at the scene. On... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Men face hate crime after 3 teens pepper sprayedcar and pepper sprayed all three in their faces and torsos. Authorities say ch
Men face hate crime after 3 teens pepper sprayed
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
car and pepper sprayed all three in their faces and torsos. Authorities say child abuse charges are being submitted to the State Attorney's Office with a hate crime enhancement. Afentakis was released from jail, and the others remained there... Read more
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ABC News
Unarmed Man Shot by Cop in Florida Is 'Hero,' Boss Saysothers paint me as something I'm not." The Florida Department of Law Enforceme
Unarmed Man Shot by Cop in Florida Is 'Hero,' Boss Says
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
others paint me as something I'm not." The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has taken over the investigation. The state attorney's office is also looking into the case, police said. Kinsey's attorney, Hilton Napoleon said, Thursday... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Men face hate crime after 3 teens pepper sprayedcar and pepper sprayed all three in their faces and torsos. Authorities say ch
Men face hate crime after 3 teens pepper sprayed
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 5 days ago
car and pepper sprayed all three in their faces and torsos. Authorities say child abuse charges are being submitted to the State Attorney's Office with a hate crime enhancement. Afentakis was released from jail, and the others remained there... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Witness to police shooting says he tried to warn officersPolice Chief Gary Eugene said the investigation has been turned over to the Flo
Witness to police shooting says he tried to warn officers
Lake Placid News / Posted 5 days ago
Police Chief Gary Eugene said the investigation has been turned over to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the state attorney's office. He called it a "very sensitive matter" and promised a transparent investigation, but refused to... Read more
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CBC.ca
Miami officer was aiming for autistic man, shot therapist accidentally, police union saysThursday, Chief Eugene said the investigation has been turned over to the Flori
Miami officer was aiming for autistic man, shot therapist accidentally, police union says
CBC.ca / Posted 5 days ago
Thursday, Chief Eugene said the investigation has been turned over to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the state attorney's office. He called it a "very sensitive matter" and promised a transparent investigation, but refused to... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Witness to police shooting says he tried to warn officersThursday, Chief Eugene said the investigation has been turned over to the Flori
Witness to police shooting says he tried to warn officers
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Thursday, Chief Eugene said the investigation has been turned over to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the state attorney's office. He called it a "very sensitive matter" and promised a transparent investigation, but refused to... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Pinellas County officers cleared in fatal June shootingTwo officers in Pinellas County have been cleared in a June 25 shooting, the st
Pinellas County officers cleared in fatal June shooting
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 5 days ago
Two officers in Pinellas County have been cleared in a June 25 shooting, the state attorney's office said Friday. Officers Copeland, Jasiukiewicz back on regular duty Waldemar Bogusiewicz killed in incident Police said suspect shot son, fired at... Read more
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The Times Leader
Witness to police shooting says he tried to warn officersThursday, Chief Eugene said the investigation has been turned over to the Flori
Witness to police shooting says he tried to warn officers
The Times Leader / Posted 5 days ago
Thursday, Chief Eugene said the investigation has been turned over to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the state attorney's office. He called it a "very sensitive matter" and promised a transparent investigation, but refused to... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
3 men arrested for pepper spraying, shouting racial slurs at kidswere taken into custody. Afentakis and Knous were charged with principle to ch
3 men arrested for pepper spraying, shouting racial slurs at kids
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 5 days ago
were taken into custody. Afentakis and Knous were charged with principle to child abuse and Schmidt was charged with three counts of child abuse. Police say all charges will be submitted to the State Attorney's Office with a Hate Crime enhance... Read more
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