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  • FDLE: 'There will be more arrests' in case of mistakenly released killers

    One at a time, recaptured killers Charles Walker and Joseph Jenkins appeared briefly before a judge on Sunday, back in their inmate scrubs. It was a pit stop on the way back to prison, where they'll soon resume life sentences. They won't be the last...
  • Details emerge on Orange killers' capture, how they spent time on lam

    Details emerge on Orange killers' capture, how they spent time on lam
    Orange County killers Charles Walker and Joseph Jenkins checked into a motel on Panama City Beach Friday for a two-day stay. Their plans were cut short Saturday when about 20 law officers swarmed Coconut Grove Motor Inn and arrested the men about 5:30...
  • Costa Rica's peace dividend: How abolishing the military paid off

    Costa Rica's peace dividend: How abolishing the military paid off
    On Dec. 1, 1948 — 65 years ago this month — Jose Figueres, then president of Costa Rica, made a fiery and eloquent speech, after which he took a sledgehammer and bashed a hole in a huge stone wall at the nation's military headquarters, Cuartel...
  • Watch Raul Jimenez's bicycle-kick goal lift Mexico to win [Video]

    Mexico kept its World Cup qualifying hopes alive with the game-winning goal provided by Raul Jimenez on an amazing bicycle kick in a 2-1 victory over Panama on Friday night in Mexico City. Jimenez entered the game in the 83rd minute and two minutes...
  • North Korean ship carrying Cuban arms to be freed; two officers held

    A North Korean freighter seized in Panama for carrying contraband fighter jet engines and missile components from Cuba will be released soon and allowed to return home with most of its crew members, Panamanian authorities have decided. The ship's...
  • Woman OK with crank calls to her rockin' phone number 867-5309

    In 1982, Tommy Tutone gave us an infamously prank phone number in its hit tune 867-5309/Jenny. Now, 31 years later, it's still a number guaranteed to get you upwards of 50 prank calls a day, reports WMBB ABC News-13 in Panama City. So why deliberately...
  • Panama Boasts Big Prod'n Boost

    A year after approving a production incentives law, Panama is seeing the benefits in a boost for local productions and co-productions. "With the exception of 2007 (when "Quantum of Solace" shot in the country), from 2000 to 2012, Panama's average...
  • Deputies: Man gives his neighbor a beatdown, knocks out two teeth

    Deputies: Man gives his neighbor a beatdown, knocks out two teeth
    Partying with your neighbor named “Whiskey” probably isn’t a good idea, especially if he’s been out of jail for less than two days and is still wearing an ankle monitor.¬† Here’s why: A married couple, who are Panama City...
  • Deputies: Video voyeur exposed by his selfie

    Deputies: Video voyeur exposed by his selfie
    A man who tried take video of women in a bathroom will face charges because he captured footage of himself in the act, according to the Walton County Sheriff's Office. Ernest Moschino, a Panhandle sunglass shop manager, allegedly placed his cellphone in...
  • It's A Gray Area: Consider the wisdom of Teddy Roosevelt

    Today we conclude our short series about classic American patriots with a discussion about Theodore Roosevelt, who was known for his exuberant personality and large range of interests and achievements. For example, he was awarded both the Nobel Peace...
  • Biden keeps a high profile – except on healthcare

    PANAMA CANAL ZONE — During a recent tour of the historic locks here, Vice President Joe Biden helped an operator flip the switches to open the gates and then stepped out onto a balcony to watch a gargantuan vessel pass through. A hundred yards...