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September 29, 2016
  • A Florida woman is suing an Escambia County sheriff’s deputy after his having tased her in May.
  • The woman accuses the officer of having violated her civil rights, battered her, and left her with physical injuries.
  • In a bizarre twist, the victim’s attorney showed the court an image of a cake depicting the incident, supposedly given the victim by the offending officer, including the words “Sorry I Tased You”.


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September 28, 2016
  • Jose Fernandez’s death has brought renewed attention to the rocky outcropping where he died.
  • There have reportedly been many crashes involving the jetty over the years, but none involving fatalities.
  • Published reports corrected previously reporting which indicated that the boat in which Fernandez was riding was not his property. He was the owner of the vessel.


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September 27, 2016
  • A wrongful death lawsuit was filed this month relating to the death of a mentally ill man two years ago.
  • Daniel Tyson was repeatedly tased by Hollywood police in October 2014, reportedly while he was under officers’ control.
  • Tyson later died from his injuries.

A wrongful death lawsuit was filed earlier this month as a result of a...

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September 26, 2016
  • Major League Baseball fans showed an outpouring of grief at Marlins stadium today, after the death of ace pitcher Jose Fernandez.
  • Fernandez died yesterday in a boat crash off Miami Beach.
  • Authorities say that the 32-foot boat in which he was a passenger was going full speed when it hit a rocky jetty.

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September 25, 2016
  • Miami Marlins pitching sensation Jose Fernandez was reported killed this morning, after being found dead as a result of a boat crash.
  • Fernandez was a passenger in a boat with two others when the boat hit a rocky outcropping at Miami Beach.
  • The Florida Marlins have cancelled today’s game against the Atlanta Braves.


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September 24, 2016
  • Keith Lamont Scott, a man who was recently shot and killed by police in North Carolina, was said to have suffered from traumatic brain injury.
  • Scott’s wife can be heard on cell phone video advising police that her husband has TBI
  • TBI ranges from mild to severe, and in severe cases victims may suffer permanent personality changes.


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September 23, 2016
  • The summer months of 2016 have seen a wide variety of accidents, deaths, and injuries involving cruise ships.
  • The incidences involve several disappearances and reports of cruise ships being involved in property damage.
  • Below we will take a look at several summer 2016 cruise ship incidences.


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September 22, 2016
  • Rebecca Coriam went missing from her job on a Disney Cruises ship in 2011.
  • The disappearance was ruled a suicide, but her family was not convinced.
  • A British MP has looked into the disappearance and there is growing evidence that Coriam may have been the victim of foul play.

Rebecca Coriam when missing from her job aboard a...

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September 20, 2016
  • The city of Miami Beach has settled a claim against one of its officers for $100,000
  • The officer was accused of attacking a man who was attempting to help a woman who that he thought was being mugged by the officer.
  • The officer’s treatment of the woman, model Megan Adamescu, was a public relations black eye for the department.


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September 19, 2016
  • The estate of Corey Jones, a man shot and killed by a Palm Beach Gardens police officer, is suing for wrongful death.
  • The victim’s attorneys claim that the officer who killed him had a long history of excessive force incidences.
  • Jones’ attorneys claim that the city was negligent in hiring the offending officer.


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