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Defendant in Heat dancer death trial testifies | Video/Photos

By By Robert Nolin , Sun Sentinel Closing arguments expected Tuesday in trial over Miami Heat dancer’s death It wasn’t alcohol that led to the accident that claimed the life of a female motorcyclist three years ago, the accused drunken driver testified Monday, but rather the erratic actions of another car. …read more Source: Sun-Sentinel     ...
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Defendant in Heat dancer death trial testifies | Video/Photos

By By Robert Nolin , Sun Sentinel Closing arguments expected Tuesday in trial over Miami Heat dancer’s death It wasn’t alcohol that led to the accident that claimed the life of a female motorcyclist three years ago, the accused drunken driver testified Monday, but rather the erratic actions of another car. …read more Source: Sun-Sentinel headlines     ...
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Lauderdale Lakes commissioners consider a salary increase

By By Larry Barszewski , Sun Sentinel Change would restore pay to 2011 level The mayor and commissioners cut their pay three years ago when the city’s finances were in shambles, but they are considering restoring those salaries now that the city’s budget situation has improved. …read more Source: Sun-Sentinel headlines     ...
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Bill to allow beer growlers in Fla. gets support

A bill that would legalize half-gallon beer growlers passed a House committee after language craft brewers said would hurt them was stripped from the legislation. The House Business and Professional Regulation Subcommittee approved the bill Monday that would allow beer growlers in any size. Florida only allows the refillable beer jugs in quart and gallon sizes — not the 64-ounce container that are sold in 47 other states. The bill sponsored by Rep. Ray Rodrigues originally contained regulations that craft brewers opposed, such as banning sales of their product in kegs, bottles and cans at the breweries. Gabe Grass plans to open Grasslands Brewing Company in Tallahassee in July. He said the original bill was “scary” for small startup brewers, and he was pleased with final version. …read more Source: WPLG Local News     ...
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Former Key West police officer accused of molesting girl

A former Key West police officer is accused of molesting a girl for more than a year. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement said Henry Arroyo Jr., 41, turned himself in on lewd and lascivious molestation charges Monday morning. According to the FDLE report, Arroyo sexually abused the girl when she was 10 years old and continued to do so for more than a year. An investigation began in December after the girl, now 14, reported he had abused her. According to the report, the girl claimed Arroyo would force her to touch his genitals. Arroyo was being held at the Monroe County Detention Center on $100,000 bond. …read more Source: WPLG Local News     ...
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