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  • Michael Brewer jailed three times over drug court violations

    Michael Brewer jailed three times over drug court violations
    Michael Brewer, the former Deerfield Beach teenager who was set afire by classmates in 2009, has been jailed in Palm Beach County three separate times within the past 10 weeks for drug court violations, records show. Brewer, 20, of Royal Palm Beach,...
  • Wrong-way driver killed, 3 injured in collision

    Wrong-way driver killed, 3 injured in collision
    A 74-year-old wrong way-driver was killed in a head-on collision that injured three others in a three-vehicle crash early Wednesday on U.S. Highway 192 in Osceola County, the Florida Highway Patrol said. A 2006 Buick driven by an unidentified male...
  • Roaming cattle rounded up after Turnpike crash

    Roaming cattle rounded up after Turnpike crash
    Cows roamed Florida's Turnpike in Osceola County this morning after a truck hauling the animals overturned — the first of two related crashes that hurt seven people. Some cows died – the exact number wasn't known – and the others,...
  • Man in critical after being hit by Lynx bus, FHP says

    Man in critical after being hit by Lynx bus, FHP says
    A 52-year-old man was listed in critical condition after he was hit by a Lynx bus Tuesday. The bus was traveling west on Grant Street near Peel Avenue around 7 p.m. when the man ran across the road and in front of the bus. The driver swerved to the...
  • FHP: Man dies after struck by 3 vehicles in hit-and-run

    FHP: Man dies after struck by 3 vehicles in hit-and-run
    The man killed in a hit-and-run crash by three vehicles who all fled from the scene Tuesday night has been identified and the search continues for two of the drivers, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Carlos Tuberquia Perez, 57, of Orlando was crossing...
  • Hard-working dad killed in 3-vehicle hit-and-run crash

    Hard-working dad killed in 3-vehicle hit-and-run crash
    As a traveling cook, Carlos Tuberquia Perez had been away for a few days on a job in Melbourne and he was supposed to come home Tuesday night. He called his sister to say he had just one more bus to catch. But Angela Tuberquia's next call was from law...
  • Troopers identify wrong-way driver in St. Cloud fatal crash

    Troopers identify wrong-way driver in St. Cloud fatal crash
    Officials have identified the 74-year-old wrong-way driver killed in a head-on collision that injured three others in a three-vehicle crash Wednesday morning in St. Cloud. Bruce Baxter was driving eastbound on the westbound lane of U.S. Highway 192 at...
  • FHP seeks possible 2nd vehicle in crash that killed cyclist

     FHP seeks possible 2nd vehicle in crash that killed cyclist
    A deadly bicycle crash became a mystery Thursday afternoon after a preliminary investigation showed that another vehicle possibly ran over the Orlando man after the initial hit, troopers said. John Sill, 46, died after a four-door Ford slammed into him...
  • Mother details hit-and-run that killed daughter, left son brain-damaged

    Mother details hit-and-run that killed daughter, left son brain-damaged
    Tina Exposito sat with her 19-year-old son, trying to explain the importance of Thanksgiving as if he were a kindergartner. Not because their family never celebrated the holiday. A hit-and-run wreck, which killed his 17-year-old sister, Melanie,...
  • Turnarounds on Alligator Alley for official use only

    Turnarounds on Alligator Alley for official use only
    Q: There used to be deceleration lanes on Alligator Alley before the entrance to the boat ramps on the south side of highway. You could turn around in the median and enter the rest area with the boat ramps. How do you access the boat ramp now from...
  • Motorist: I was returning Ecstasy to a friend

    Motorist: I was returning Ecstasy to a friend
    Two men from the Upper Keys bonded out of the Keys jail Wednesday following their Tuesday arrests on felony drug charges during a Florida Highway Patrol traffic stop. Erdel Yanes, 21, of Islamorada bonded out for $21,000 and Jesiah MacShane, 22, of...