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August 24, 2016
  • The family of a 37-year-old man, who died after a police altercation in 2014, is suing for wrongful death.
  • According to the suit police repeatedly beat and Tased the man, leaving him unable to breath.
  • The suit claims that police violated his civil rights and caused his wrongful death.

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August 23, 2016
  • The father of 2-year-old Lane Graves, the boy killed by an alligator at a Disney resort earlier this year, says he fought with the gator to free his son.
  • The alligator was able to escape and dragged the boy to his death in a resort lake.
  • Authorities say that there had been multiple alligator sightings in the area in the hours leading up to the attack.

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August 22, 2016
  • A high-risk recall has been issued for nearly 2,000 pounds of meat sold by North Miami Beach-based Panna Cafe to Go.
  • The USDA recall says that consuming the food products could result in serious health consequences, including death.
  • Consumers in possession of the products should either throw them away or return them to the store.

A local South Florida food...

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August 21, 2016
  • Investigators believe singer Prince may have died after overdosing on mislabeled opiates.
  • It is estimated that between one and five percent of prescriptions filled involve some kind of error.
  • Every year thousands of Americans are injured and killed as a result of taking incorrectly filled prescriptions.

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August 20, 2016
  • Truck crashes involving passenger cars can be particularly devastating for the drivers of the smaller vehicles.
  • In the spring, a city dump truck ran into a cab, killing its passenger.
  • The driver of the truck was found to have been driving erratically and going over twice the speed limit.

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August 19, 2016
  • Every year dozens of people are injured in South Florida in personal watercraft crashes.
  • Late last month one man was killed and two people were injured in a personal watercraft accident off the coast of Miami.
  • Personal watercraft accidents often result from pilots of the vessels going at a high rate of speed and then losing control.

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August 18, 2016
  • A construction worker in Miami Beach fell to his death yesterday while working on a local apartment building.
  • The accident was apparently caused when a cement truck struck some cabling and destabilized the scaffolding on which the victim was working.
  • The victim fell approximately three to four stories, and was pronounced dead on the scene.

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August 17, 2016
  • The Caribbean Fantasy cruise ship broke out into flames today.
  • The fire required the evacuation of all those aboard the ship, including over 500 passengers and dozens of crew members.
  • Hundreds of passengers required treatment, but there were no significant injuries reported.

A cruise ship off the Puerto Rican coast...

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August 16, 2016
  • 37-year-old Shannon Ford crashed into the back of a Bradford County school bus in September 2014.
  • The crash left 9 people, including 7 school children, with injuries resulting in hospital visits.
  • Ford has a checkered driving and arrest history, including multiple moving violations and arrests for theft and domestic violence.

A diver, who...

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August 15, 2016
  • An elderly woman was reportedly found unresponsive in the pool aboard the Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas Wednesday.
  • The circumstances surrounding her injury and her current condition are not known.
  • Royal Caribbean has resisted calls to place lifeguards at onboard pools.

In at least the third major incident aboard the Royal...

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