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  • Fla. Panhandle police: Man with gun fatally shot by officers

    Authorities in Florida's Panhandle say a man has died after being shot by a police officer. Panama City Police say officers responded early Saturday to a report of a man carrying "a long gun." Police tell The News Herald (http://bit.ly/1Dkq9tu ) that...
  • Couples married in Mexico Beach invited to renew vows

    Couples married in Mexico Beach invited to renew vows
    If you got married in Mexico Beach, you are invited to renew your vows. But there's a catch. The first wedding vow renewal ceremony is Saturday afternoon. The News Herald of Panama City reports the idea for a mass wedding came from "Marrying Jack"...
  • Spring Break madness cure: Stop the 'beer, vomit and urine'

    Spring Break madness cure: Stop the 'beer, vomit and urine'
    Tourism officials who survived Florida's other Spring Break fevers are ready to help Panama City Beach out of the horror show that led to a woman being sexually assaulted on the sand as hundreds of revelers looked on. "Shame on Panama City Beach for...
  • Obama's Latin America policies likely to smooth path at Panama summit

    MEXICO CITY President Barack Obama will find himself in perhaps the strongest diplomatic position in years for a U.S. leader when he travels to Jamaica and Panama this week, the result of broad, more intense American engagement in a region that's long...
  • TDC looks to sports village to draw families

    TDC looks to sports village to draw families
    PANAMA CITY BEACH — The Bay County Tourist Development Council’s (TDC) push for more year-round family visitors came center stage at a meeting Tuesday as the board moved another step forward with a project to develop a major sports complex...
  • Panhandle authorities report more spring break arrests

    Authorities say spring break arrests set records in the Florida Panhandle this year. Law enforcement officials tell The News Herald (http://bit.ly/1DaZRy9 ) that they saw across-the-board increases in calls for service, arrests and gun-related...
  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America

    In a historic meeting, President Barack Obama sat side by side with Cuban President Raul Castro during the seventh Summit of the Americas in Panama City, the first formal meeting of the two countries' leaders in a half-century. Obama also toured the...
  • 2 students charged in sexual attack on Florida beach

    Two college students have been charged with sexually attacking a woman on a crowded Florida beach filled with spring break revelers who apparently did nothing to stop it, authorities said. Delonte' Martistee, 22, and Ryan Austin Calhoun, 23, were...
  • Latest on Americas Summit: Summit wraps up 5 hours late

    9:40 p.m. (0240 GMT, 10:40 p.m. EDT) Cheers have broken out in the media center of the Summit Americas after Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela declared the gathering over. Saturday's conference was a marathon session that ran about five hours over...
  • Obama, Castro speak by phone amid effort to restore ties

    President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro have spoken by phone ahead of an expected encounter at a regional summit in Panama. Jorge Leganoa, deputy director of Cuba's state-run National Information Agency, says Obama and Castro spoke by...
  • Latest on Americas Summit: Obama misses out on group photo

    10:50 p.m. (0350 GMT, 11:50 p.m. EDT) Leaders at the Summit of the Americas gathered for a group photo after wrapping up public activities for the day. Well, most of them anyway. The summit's Panamanian hosts invited all heads of state to ride...