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Leon Mason arrested on 27 counts of child porn

A South Florida man was arrested Tuesday on 27 counts of child pornography. Davie police said they obtained information that Leon Mason was downloading child porn on his home computer. Police said they found 27 videos and images of child porn on his computer while executing a search warrant. Mason was being held at the main Broward County jail on $30,000 bond. …read more Source: WPLG Local News     ...
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Katy Perry Plays 2 Shows In South Florida!

Pop star Katy Perry brings her “Prismatic” world tour to South Florida for 2 big concerts on Wednesday, July 2nd and Thursday, July 3rd. She’ll play the BB&T Center in Sunrise on Wednesday and the American Airlines Arena in Miami on Thursday. Both concerts are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. For tickets or more information on Wednesday’s show click here. For tickets or more information on Thursday’s show click here. …read more Source: WPLG Local News     ...
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Broward political leaders mourn passing of former Fort Lauderdale Commissioner Carlton Moore

By By Anthony Man Florida Senate Democratic Leader Chris Smith issued a statement Wednesday morning about the death of Former Fort Lauderdale Commissioner Carlton Moore. …read more Source: Broward Politics     ...
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Police search for missing girl, 12

Police are searching for a 12-year-old girl who has been missing since Sunday. Cynkerria Huntley was last seen at 127th Street and Northwest 17th Place in Miami. She was last seen wearing a yellow shirt over a white shirt and black tights. She has black hair, brown eyes, weights 110 pounds and is 5 feet 5 inches tall. Police said Huntley has had behavioral problems in the past, and has run away from home before. Anyone with any information on Huntley’s whereabouts is asked to call Miami-Dade Police Department at 305-4765423 …read more Source: WPLG Local News     ...
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Blast kills 6 at Afghan Interior Ministry compound

A suicide bomber wearing a military uniform struck the heavily fortified Interior Ministry compound in the heart of Kabul on Wednesday and killed six police officers, authorities said, in an escalation of Taliban violence aimed at disrupting this weekend’s presidential election. …read more Source: Miami Herald     ...
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Vodka magnate's super yacht sparkles in Biscayne Bay

Sparkling in Biscayne Bay, built one Stoli at a time, is a $330 million dream named Serene. The 436-foot super yacht is one of the most expensive boats in the world. Serene belongs to Russian vodka magnate Yuri Scheffler, who distributes Stolichnaya Vodka. It’s docked in the shadows of American Airlines arena, which has drawn many people out to the water’s edge to snap a photo and marvel at the ship’s size. The pictures are free, but for the average person, there isn’t much financial peace in getting aboard the Serene. According to YachtCharterFleet.com, a company that offers charter services for the Serene, one week of chartering will cost more than $5 million. The site said that will fetch someone 48,000 square feet, enough space for 24 guests who will be waited on hand and foot by a crew of 52 people. Among the many amenities the multimillion-dollar boat boasts are 18 state rooms, seven decks, including indoor and outdoor pools, an underwater viewing area, a rock-climbing wall, two helicopter landing pads and a submarine hangar. The Serene was last docked in New York, according to tracking site Marine Traffic. Sheffler was reportedly on board. It’s unclear who is on the ship in Miami. …read more Source: WPLG Local News     ...
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2 hurt in shootings in Hollywood

A man and a woman were hospitalized Tuesday night, each suffering from gunshot wounds after an apparent domestic dispute. A woman, who has not been identified, was found in the 6500 block of Grant Street in Hollywood shortly after 5:30 p.m., suffering from gunshot wounds. She was rushed to Memorial Regional Hospital in critical condition. Police were then alerted to reports of more gunshots heard about a mile away at 300 N. 72 Terrace. At that scene, they found a man suffering from what appeared to be a self-inflected gunshot wound. Hollywood Police believe the man shot the woman before fleeing the scene. Detectives are asking anyone with information to call the Hollywood Police Department at 954-967-HELP or 954-967-4411. …read more Source: WPLG Local News     ...
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'The Bachelor' throws out first pitch at Marlins game

Former soccer star and the most recent ‘Bachelor’ Juan Pablo Galavis learned the hard way he may want to stick to playing his own sport. Galavis threw out the first pitch at the Miami Marlins game against the Colorado Rockies Tuesday. He was wearing a specially made jersey when he threw the ball so off target Billy the Marlin couldn’t make the catch. Galavis admitted on Twitter his pitch wasn’t so good, giving the credit to his girlfriend, Nikki Ferrell. Photo embedded here. “Mi Catira had a better FIRST pitch at @Marlins PARK than ME, she DEFINITELY play ball as a KID… cc.” In another tweet, he said “From the MOUND looks FAAAAAAAR away… I STICK to soccer…” Ferrell was also given her own custom jersey, complete with her name and the number 10. The Marlins went on to beat the Rockies 4 to 3, starting the season off with back to back wins. …read more Source: WPLG Local News     ...
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Under fire: GM's Barra deflects hard questions

General Motors CEO Mary Barra didn’t squirm on the hot seat Tuesday. On the job less than three months, she calmly answered or deflected tough questions from a congressional committee about faulty parts responsible for at least 13 deaths and the recall of 2.6 million cars. …read more Source: Miami Herald     ...
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1 killed, 1 hurt in drive-by shooting

A man has died after he was shot early Wednesday morning in Miami’s Little Haiti neighborhood. The man and a woman were shot in the area of 151 NE 63rd Street around 1:30 a.m., according to Miami Police. The man was pronounced dead at the scene, the woman was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital in critical condition. “We don’t know who could’ve done this, but we’re trying to piece the puzzle together,” said Officer Kenia Reyes. She added the victims are in their early twenties. According to Reyes, the man was inside of a car when he was shot, speaking with the woman who was standing outside of it. The woman tried to flee from the gunshots by running to a nearby home. The man died inside of his car. It is still unclear what the relationship between the two victims is, or if they have any connection to the house they were shot outside of. Anyone with information is urged to call police. Watch Local 10 News and refresh Local10.com for updates on this story. …read more Source: WPLG Local News     ...
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