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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
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Florida hepatitis A outbreak nears 3,000 cases

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Florida Department of Health reported an additional 64 hepatitis A (HAV) cases last week. This brings the total for 2019 to 2,413 and 2,961 cases reported from January 1, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Kingsmen Regional President, Timothy Enix Convicted of Racketeering gets 240 Months

U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Timothy Enix a/k/a Blaze, 60, was sentenced to serve 240 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford. The defendant, a Kingsmen Motorcycle More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Lachino McIntosh confirmed dead due to Hurricane Dorian, devastating Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian, a powerful Category 5 storm, turned deadly as it roared over the Bahamas on Sunday. The storm made landfall on three different islands with punishing sustained winds of 185 mph and gusts that reached More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office employee, Samantha Krenek, arrested for DUI, immediately terminated

On the evening of Sept.1, Pinellas County Sheriff’s deputies pulled over a vehicle that was failing to maintain a single lane and driving at excessive speeds on US Highway 19 North, just south of SR 580. DUIImage More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Florida: DeLand man, Aaron Baxter, charged with beating woman with hammer and brick

A DeLand, FL man is charged with attempted second-degree murder in the beating of a DeLand-area woman, using a hammer and a brick, who was taken to an intensive care unit with severe head injuries. Aaron Baxter/VCSO Aaron More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Avalon kicks off ‘The Called Tour’ on September 20 with Reagan Strange from ‘The Voice’

For the first time in 10 years, we will hear new music and get a new tour from three-time GRAMMY® Nominated, American Music Award and Dove Award winning recording artists Avalon. The group will take to the road More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 1st, 2019
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Cellicia Hunt attacks Florida immigration office with Molotov cocktail

A Florida woman tossed a lit Molotov cocktail into the lobby of a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in Oakland Park. Cellicia Hunt Cellicia Hunt, 35, has been charged with maliciously attempting to More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 1st, 2019
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Hurricane Dorian becomes Category 5 storm, pummeling the Bahamas

Dorian is now a Category 5 hurricane, located about 225 miles east of West Palm Beach, Florida; 35 miles east of Great Abaco island in the Bahamas; was packing winds of 160 mph with higher gusts and was moving west More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, September 1st, 2019
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Florida missing teen, Savannah Gulley, home safe according to Columbia County Sheriff’s Office

Florida officials have canceled a missing child alert for Savannah Gulley as the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office says she was found safe and returned home. Gulley, 14, was reported missing on yesterday with More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, September 1st, 2019
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Rear-End Car Accidents in Florida

In the blink of an eye, a car accident of any kind can turn your life upside down. A rear-end car accident usually happens when a distracted driver runs their car into the back of another. Even though these kinds More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 31st, 2019
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Horse soring: U.S. House of Representatives pass the PAST Act, Animal Wellness Action applauds Rep. Ted Yoho, other FL members

The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act, H.R. 693, by a vote of 333 to 96. The measure, led by U.S. Reps. Ted Yoho (R-FL), and Kurt Schrader (D-OR), co-chairs More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Sandra Merritt Planned Parenthood lawsuit heads to trial

A federal court in San Francisco has issued a mixed ruling by dismissing some of Planned Parenthood’s claims in the multimillion-dollar civil lawsuit against citizen journalist Sandra Merritt. The court sided More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Bank Robber, Clifford Montague from Hattiesburg Pleads Guilty for Bank Robbery Spree

 Clifford Randell Montague, 53, of Hattiesburg, pled guilty Friday before U.S. District Sul Ozerden to bank robbery, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Michelle A. Sutphin, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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South Florida Doctor, Rodolfo Garcia Pleads Guilty to Illegally Distribute Oxycodone

Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Omar Perez, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General’s (HHS-OIG), Miami Regional More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Hiran Vaz identified as Florida driver who crashed over the Howard Frankland Bridge

Investigators have a recovered a body near the Howard Frankland Bridge that has been identified as the missing driver from Wednesday’s crash as Hiran Reis Vaz. Hiran Vaz Vaz, 53, was the driver behind the More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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FEMA, Feds ready as Hurricane Dorian heads to hit Florida

Hurricane Dorian continues to gain strength and could be a Category 4 hurricane before making landfall somewhere along Florida’s eastern shore sometime early next week.  As FEMA and other federal partners work More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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What Can be the Consequences of Child Abuse?

Child abuse is a situation when a caretaker, relatives or parents themselves cause harm directly or indirectly to a child. Such situations may include causing injury, potentially serious harm, emotional harm, death More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Clearwater company, Brutus & Barnaby, recalls Pig Ears for Dogs due to Salmonella risk

Brutus & Barnaby of Clearwater, Florida is recalling all size variations of our Pig Ears for Dogs because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Blood Donations Needed as Dorian Tracks Towards Florida

As all eyes are on Tropical Storm Dorian, OneBlood, the local not-for-profit blood center serving Florida and the majority of the Southeast, says it must begin storm preparations now and is urging all eligible More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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The Florida Democratic Party Ramps Up Field Team

The addition of 10 new field hires, brings the Florida Democratic Party’s engagement team to 19 organizers over a year until the general election The Florida Democratic Party is gearing up for 2020 with the announcement More...


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