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Florida man battered his mother while driving, has history of abusing parents

Florida -- A 29-year-old Ocklawaha man is behind bars again following a physical altercation with his mother. He had just been released from jail on...
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Florida wholesale mortgage executive released from prison, served 9 of a 30-year sentence

Florida -- A wholesale mortgage executive responsible for one of the largest fraud schemes in U.S history has been released from prison after only...
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Illegal Russian immigrant faces multiple felony charges after injuring two Florida police officers

Ocala, Florida -- An illegal Russian immigrant who lives in Gainesville is being held without bond after he was arrested on an outstanding warrant...
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Florida woman removed adult toy from package, used it while still in store

Fort Pierce, Florida -- It was a sticky situation when a Florida woman was arrested after she removed a sex toy from a shelf,...
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Picking saw palmetto berries could get you arrested in Florida

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission wants to remind everyone that as the berries come to fruit to follow the laws of Florida. According...

Florida woman who held knife to man’s genitals now charged with second-degree murder

Ocklawaha, Florida — An Oklawaha woman who had previously been arrested for holding a knife to a man’s genitals has now been charged with...
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Florida corrections officer suspended following failed jailbreak

Florida -- The Marion County Sheriff's Office says they are taking bids and have set aside over $500,000 to have new fencing and razor...
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Florida man captured in Indiana, extradited on molestation charges

A Florida man was captured in East Chicago, Indiana, and extradited back to Marion County to face molestation charges. Angel Manuel Acosta-Cruz had been on...
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Florida woman arrested, urinated in front of deputy, offered to “go down” on him

Leesburg, Florida -- A young woman who could have gotten a ride home found herself behind bars with a felony charge after she urinated...
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Florida Education Association files emergency order against Gov. DeSantis to keep schools closed

On Tuesday, the Florida Education Association filed an emergency injunction against Gov. DeSantis and the Florida Department of Education. In the new court documents,...