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  • BUSted: Boy, 12, took school bus on 14-mile cross-county jaunt

    BUSted: Boy, 12, took school bus on 14-mile cross-county jaunt
    This Panhandle kid could probably teach driver's ed. Walmart workers called deputies after spotting a school bus in the parking lot at 5:00 a.m. allegedly moving about awkwardly, as if the driver didn't know how to park it, reports the Panama City...
  • A look at the World Cup roster for the U.S. men's soccer team

    A look at the World Cup roster for the U.S. men's soccer team
    Here are the prospective U.S. starters for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil: TIM HOWARD Goalkeeper Age: 35. Club team: Everton (England). Caps: 100. Goals: 0. On his second World Cup team ... Tied for second in national team history with 100 caps...
  • Stray bullet kills man the day he brought son home from hospital

    Stray bullet kills man the day he brought son home from hospital
    A Panama City man was killed by a stray bullet the day he brought his newborn son home, the Panama City News Herald reports.  Steven Justin Ayers, 33, was killed instantly Tuesday night when a stray bullet entered his home and struck him in the back...
  • Port dredging project lauded from all sides

    It was celebration time Tuesday at Port Everglades as members of Congress, county and city officials, business and labor leaders, Republicans, Democrats and independents all cheered a new U.S. law that advances the plan to deepen the seaport channel and...
  • Cops: Dad tried to deal pot to uniformed officers - with baby in tow

    Cops: Dad tried to deal pot to uniformed officers - with baby in tow
    Baby, let's take a stroll because daddy's on a roll ... to apparently deal a little weed. A Panhandle dad, identified as Terandell Curlee Coleman, 28, allegedly asked two uniformed cops in an unmarked car if they wanted to score some pot, reports WMBB...
  • Deputies: Wife gets her own cot after jail visit with hubby ends badly

    Deputies: Wife gets her own cot after jail visit with hubby ends badly
    When you're in love living under separate roofs can be unbearable. Maybe that's why this Panhandle woman decided to make the leap from love bird to jail bird. A Panhandle woman, identified as Shannon Kelly Cann, 32, allegedly got verbally abusive with...
  • Panama's voters cast ballots in a tight presidential election

    Voters in Panama went to the polls Sunday to select a new president in an unusually tight race where the victor is likely to maintain free-market policies in Central America's fastest-growing economy. The new president will oversee an ambitious...
  • Spirit tops in profitability, leads in complaints

    Spirit Airlines ranked among the world's most profitable airlines in 2013, according to an Airline Weekly profitability ranking released Monday. The Miramar-based low-cost carrier was No. 2 with a 17 percent operating profit margin, following Panama's...
  • Man jailed after interfering with firefighters, deputies say

    Man jailed after interfering with firefighters, deputies say
    The fire in one man's belly may have been more intense than this real Panhandle fire. As firefighters in Alford tried to douse the flames of a reported barn or shed fire, a man, identified as Juan-Luis Cervantes, got himself in some hot trouble: he kept...
  • Panama vice president — an opposition candidate — is elected president

     Panama vice president — an opposition candidate — is elected president
    An opposition candidate was headed to victory Sunday in Panama as the region's fastest-growing economy voted for president in an unusually tight race. Almost complete results showed Juan Carlos Varela of a center-right party winning the presidency. "The...
  • Deputies: Man tried to pay fine at courthouse with phony bills

    Deputies: Man tried to pay fine at courthouse with phony bills
    Pressed for cash? Why not use some funny money? Well, for starters, there's noting funny about jail time. When John Sheldon Jernigan handed over $400 to the clerk at the Bay County Courthouse  to pay his trespassing fine, the clerk noticed something...