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  • 4 animals die in Panama City duplex fire

    Officials say three cats and a dog died in a fire at a Panama City duplex. The fire broke out Wednesday afternoon and emergency crews were not able to pull the animals from the smoke. The News Herald of Panama City (http://bit.ly/1FUkpYz ) reports the...
  • Former FSU mascot fatally stabbed in fight over gumbo recipe

    Police say a fight over gumbo spices ended with the fatal stabbing of a Florida restaurant worker and former Florida State mascot. Panama City police say 33-year-old Caleb Joshua Halley was working at Buddy's Seafood Market last Tuesday when he and a co-...
  • 3 charged with felony child neglect in Florida Panhandle

    3 charged with felony child neglect in Florida Panhandle
    Three people face felony child neglect charges after officials found seven children, five adults and three dogs living in a filthy house in Florida's Panhandle. Lynn Haven police arrested 43-year-old Lakeecha Jackson Downing Wednesday. Her 46-year-old...
  • Strikers' Marcelin to play for Haiti in Gold Cup

    Strikers' Marcelin to play for Haiti in Gold Cup
    James Marcelin will play for Haiti for the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup, which begins July 7, when Haiti takes on Panama in Frisco, Texas. The Fort Lauderdale Strikers midfielder made the final 23-man roster for Haiti, which will open Gold Cup play against...
  • Bay County rejects Panama City Beach scooter restrictions

    County commissioners in the Panama City Beach have voted down a plan to restrict scooter rental businesses in that area. The News Herald of Panama City (http://bit.ly/1H3wqlu) reports the county's planning commission rejected a proposal that would have...
  • Skilled foreigners flood Panama, leaving many residents without jobs

    Skilled foreigners flood Panama, leaving many residents without jobs
    The housemaids are from Nicaragua. Many hotel employees hail from Colombia, while Filipinos work the copper and gold mines. An entire neighborhood is called Little Caracas, because of the number of Venezuelans. As a crossroads linking two continents,...
  • Teen killed in watercraft, boat crash in Panama City Beach

    Teen killed in watercraft, boat crash in Panama City Beach
    PANAMA CITY BEACH — A teenage tour guide is dead following a collision between his personal watercraft and a 20-foot boat in Panama City Beach. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says 17-year-old Storm Davis McDaniel died...
  • UF frat members behaved badly but didn't target veterans group, probes find

    UF frat members behaved badly but didn't target veterans group, probes find
    GAINESVILLE — Investigations of a fraternity whose members are accused of mistreating wounded veterans while at a Florida Panhandle hotel have not found malicious intent, but instead a rash of bad behavior that disrupted the soldiers' retreat. The...
  • Workers begin filling Panama Canal's newly expanded locks

    Engineers began flooding a newly enlarged section of the Panama Canal on Thursday as authorities prepare to test a series of new locks that will allow the waterway to accommodate much bigger ships, affecting trade around the world. "Today we start seeing...
  • Probes of frat abuse of vets in Florida finds no targeting

    Investigations into a fraternity whose members are accused of mistreating wounded veterans while at a Florida Panhandle hotel have not found malicious intent, but instead a rash of bad behavior that disrupted the soldiers' retreat. The Panama City...
  • Cuban migrants stranded, in limbo in US Virgin Islands

    MIAMI Juan Jose Santovena flew out of Cuba on a plane bound for Panama one day in March, the beginning of a long journey to rejoin his son, Hansell, who lives in Hialeah, Fla. Santovena is now stranded in the U.S. Virgin Islands, one of 20 Cuban migrants...