2-year-old loses feet when dad runs over her with lawnmower A 2-year-old Florida girl's feet were severed when her father accidentally ran over her with a riding lawn mower in a tragic mixup, officials said. The toddler, identified by police as Ireland Nugent, was running in her Palm Harbor yard on Wednesday evening as her mother, Nicole, yelled after her to stop, NBC affiliate WFLA reported. More
Couple accused of abducting kids returned to Florida, placed under arrest Police say Joshua Hakken tied his mother-in-law up around 6:00 a.m. last Wednesday in Tampa and drove off with the two children, who were still in their pajamas. After ditching a black pickup truck that was later recovered by police, the Hakkens apparently boarded a blue 25-foot sailboat and left John's Pass Marina in Madeira Beach, Fla., bound for Cuba. More
Woman sits out office Powerball pool — and coworkers win It’s a lottery nightmare: You decide not to kick in for the office Powerball pool — and your coworkers strike it rich. It happened at a real estate agency in Florida. Jennifer Maldonado, who started working at the firm two weeks ago and had yet to receive a paycheck, opted out of the $20 buy-in because she was watching her money. More
Trayvon Martin death won't go to Fla. grand jury Special prosecutor Angela Corey says she will not bring the Trayvon Martin shooting death before a grand jury. Corey said Monday she continues to investigate the case and will not involve a grand jury set to meet Tuesday. (April 9) 08/1/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Jail for man accused of shooting at George Zimmerman in Florida ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida man returned to jail ... the neighborhood watch volunteer acquitted in the 2012 shooting death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin. A judge revoked the bond of Matthew Apperson, 36, following a complaint that ... 07/31/2015 - 5:15 am | View Link
Trayvon Martin death won't go to Fla. grand jury ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A grand jury will not look into the Trayvon Martin case, a special prosecutor said Monday, leaving the decision of whether to charge the teen's shooter in her hands alone and eliminating the possibility of a first-degree murder charge. 04/9/2012 - 2:16 pm | View Link
Trayvon Martin death won't go to Fla. grand jury ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A grand jury will not look into the Trayvon Martin case ... The Rev. Markel Hutchins said he sued Monday in Atlanta in response to Martin's death. The lawsuit claims the law leads to the unnecessary use of lethal force. 04/9/2012 - 2:16 pm | View Link
Trayvon Martin Death Won't Go to Fla. Grand Jury The special prosecutor investigating the shooting death of unarmed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin has ruled out using a grand jury in the case, meaning her office alone will decide whether to charge shooter George Zimmerman with a crime. The case has ... 04/9/2012 - 12:28 pm | View Link
George Zimmerman Trial & Trayvon Martin Case In Depth George Zimmerman Trial & Trayvon Martin Case. Unarmed teenager was shot and killed by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman 08/4/2015 - 3:37 pm | View Website
the shooting death of Trayvon Martin News about Trayvon Martin. Commentary and archival information about Trayvon Martin from The New York Times. 08/4/2015 - 7:37 am | View Website
Trayvon Martin shooting: A timeline of events The shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in Sanford, Fla., grew into a national news story 08/4/2015 - 12:28 am | View Website
Trayvon Martin Martin was born in Miami, Florida, the son of Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, who divorced in 1999. At the time of the shooting, Fulton was a program coordinator for ... 08/4/2015 - 12:21 am | View Website
Shooting of Trayvon Martin 1 Parties involved. 1.1 Trayvon Martin; 1.2 George Zimmerman; 1.3 Sanford Police Department; 1.4 Martin family attorneys; 2 Background of the shooting; 3 Shooting and ... 08/3/2015 - 8:50 am | View Website
PROVIDENCE, R. I. — Utilities are reporting progress in restoring service to tens of thousands of southern New England residents who lost power during a wave of severe thunderstorms. But many will have to wait a bit longer. As of 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, National Grid said about 44,000 Rhode Island customers remained in the dark.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Officials have identified the father and daughter who were found dead in an apartment in Pittsfield. Berkshire District Attorney David Capeless said Tuesday that 47-year-old Anthony Nazareth and 11-year-old Hannah Nazareth were found dead on Monday. The bodies were found by police while they were conducting a well-being check.
CHARLTON, Mass. — Authorities in a Massachusetts town are reaching out to drug dealers who want to eliminate their competition. The Charlton Police Department made a tongue-in-cheek post on their Facebook page Friday offering drug dealers the chance to provide information on their competitors. It asks dealers to complete a fill-in-the-blank form that gives them the person's name, address, phone number, what drugs they're selling and where they are being sold.
BOSTON — The Boston City Council is considering a proposal to equip city police with body cameras. City Councilor Charles Yancey sponsored the proposal, which will have a hearing before the council on Wednesday. Yancey tells The Boston Globe police must be held accountable and that documenting evidence would be helpful in cases that involve deadly force.
PRINCETON, Mass. — A Massachusetts man who pleaded guilty to poisoning a classmate while attending school in Scotland has been sentenced to three years in prison. Telegram & Gazette reports 24-year-old Alexander Hilton, of Princeton, was sentenced in Scotland in July after he pleaded guilty to assault by poisoning. Prosecutors say Hilton spiked American student Robert Forbes' red wine with methanol at the University of St.