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 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 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 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Trayvon Martin death won't go to Fla. grand jury That prosecutor, Angela Corey, said her decision had no bearing on whether she would file charges against George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who has said he shot the unarmed black teen in self-defense. Corey could still decide to charge him ... 04/9/2012 - 5:09 am | View Link
Trayvon Martin death won't go to Fla. grand jury ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Special prosecutor Angela Corey said Monday she will not take the Trayvon Martin shooting death before a grand jury. Corey said she continues to investigate the case and will not involve a grand jury that had been set to meet Tuesday ... 04/9/2012 - 1:23 am | 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 - 1:04 am | View Link
AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in the state on Friday was $2.04, up 6 cents from last week. But that's still much lower than the price from a year ago, when motorists were paying $2.44.
Authorities in South Sudan said they have recovered 32 of the 125 Ethiopian children who the Ethiopian government said were abducted from its Gambela region two weeks ago during a deadly cattle raid blamed on a South Sudanese militia.