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WILDWOOD — She was a heavy-set white woman, more than 50 years old who wore glasses, probably had dentures and suffered osteoarthritis and high blood pressure. But Sumter County detectives have few other clues about the homicide victim, who was...
Sumter County detectives need help in identifying the murder victim whose body was found near the highway exit where Interstate 75 and Florida's Turnpike intersect. The unidentified woman, who was a white, heavy set, woman more than 50 years old, was...
Four women hugged and kissed Moise Pierre Brutus and teased him Thursday for his one-time "drama queen" attitude. A college student, artist and aspiring paralympian in cycling, Brutus, 23, was among trauma survivors at Memorial Regional Hospital whose...
Miami HeraldFIU and FAU carried on as they have recently at FIU Baseball Stadium. FAU got a redemption home run from right fielder Corey Keller, a timely long out from .196 hitter Geoff Jimenez and six good innings from starter Austin Gomber. FIU got ill-timed...
A fatal crash has shut down the westbound lanes of Osceola Parkway near the Interstate 4 eastbound exit ramp, traffic reports show. In Apopka, police have closed West Ponkan Road at Pittman Road after a crash involving one vehicle hitting a power line....
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Four people were injured and traffic was backed up for miles during the Wednesday afternoon rush hour when a dump truck was involved in a chain reaction crash on the Florida Turnpike in Davie, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The crash occurred...
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The Palm Beach PostHomes in a Palm Beach Gardens community near Hood Road have been evacuated while crews investigate a hand grenade that was found. Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue and the Palm Beach County Sheriff's bomb squad were called around 12:30 p.m. to the 160...
BRIEF: Man who lied about role in fatal turnpike crash confesses to father of victim, authorities sayThe Palm Beach PostAfter a Jan. 5 crash on the Florida Turnpike in which a 23-year-old man died, William Difonzo Jr. told the other three people in the car to tell authorities that he wasn't driving. Difonzo lied, according to authorities, because he was driving on a...
Sun SentinelCrashes and other incidents being reported on area roadways Tuesday morning by the Florida Highway Patrol and Florida Department of Transportation include: 9:55 a.m., northbound crash on I-95 after Hallandale Beach Boulevard blocking four travel lanes....
Orlando's main road-building agency may take over construction of almost all of the $1.66 billion Wekiva Parkway, but not if the agency has to raise tolls to cover the cost. "We would not consider it if there is a toll increase," said Max Crumit, who...
Sun SentinelCrashes and other incidents being reported on area roadways Monday morning by the Florida Highway Patrol and Florida Department of Transportation include: At 2:30 p.m., one southbound left lane of I-95 remained blocked approaching Cypress Creek Road...
Q: The northbound Interstate 95 on-ramp from Stirling Road has a traffic signal for westbound Stirling motorists once they turn onto the ramp. A yield sign or maybe even a right turn on red would make more sense. What is the purpose of this signal? The...
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