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August 13, 2019 - 12:34 pm
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) — St. Louisans now have a more affordable way to get to Sarasota, Fla. Allegiant Airlines is announcing nonstop service from MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in Belleville to Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport. The new, two-days-a-week service starts in time for...
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August 06, 2019 - 9:38 am
(KMOX) - It's being called the shark attack capital of the U.S., as New Smyrna Beach in Volusia County, Florida had three people bitten by sharks over a recent two-day period. On Saturday, two surfers were bitten within an hour of each other. First, 20-year-old surfer Emily Comfort was bitten on...
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(Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Florida)
July 11, 2019 - 6:40 pm
(KMOX) - A Florida police officer faces 30 years in prison for allegedly planting drugs like meth and marijuana on drivers during traffic stops. Deputy Zachary Wester is being charged with 52 counts racketeering, false imprisonment, possession, fabricating evidence and more. While 119 people have...
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(Doug Shaw, Running for Heroes)
June 26, 2019 - 12:05 pm
(KMOX) - The sad story of a police officer killed in St. Louis has reached a young boy in Florida, who ran a mile while carrying a Thin Blue Line flag in honor of the fallen North County Police Cooperative officer. 10-year-old Zechariah from Florida is running more than 300 total miles, each one in...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to reporters during a visit to Lake Okeechobee and Herbert Hoover Dike at Canal Point, Fla. Florida was a bright spot for Republicans in an otherwise bleak 2018, seemingly immune to headwinds faced by the GOP in other historic battlegrounds from President Donald Trump’s tumultuous presidency. But ahead of the 2020 election, Democrats aren’t giving up hope on the Sunshine State, seeking to inject new peril to Trump’s path to another term in office. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
June 17, 2019 - 1:54 am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump's early strength in Florida on the night of the 2016 election was the first sign that he was about to score an upset victory. In an otherwise bleak 2018 for the GOP, the state was again a bright spot for Republicans who won the governor's mansion and...
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FILE - In this May 1, 1999, file photo, demonstrators gather on the Colorado State Capitol grounds in Denver, Colo., to protest against the National Rifle Association's annual meeting, which is being held in the city. Data shows that such shootings are less frequent and with fewer killed than in the years that preceded Columbine. Still, Americans worry about how safe schools are. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
April 17, 2019 - 6:55 pm
The deadly attack at Columbine High School in 1999 seemed to usher in a new era of school shootings. Two decades later, polls consistently capture growing fears among American parents that their children face imminent danger whenever they go to school. Those fears have only intensified since...
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(Courtesy of Big Cypress National Preserve)
April 08, 2019 - 9:30 am
If you hate snakes, you're not gonna like this one. A 17- foot, 140-pound, pregnant python was removed from Big Cypress National Preserve in Florida this week. Not only was the python the largest to ever be removed from the area; she was also pregnant with 73 eggs! The python was euthanized and her...
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February 22, 2019 - 11:03 am
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida have charged New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution, saying they have videotape of him paying for a sex act inside an illicit massage parlor. Jupiter police told reporters Friday that the 77-year-old Kraft hasn't...
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(Dreamstime, Police)
January 16, 2019 - 1:33 pm
Officers who assisted in Parks Terry's arrest say he "growled like a dog" and "kept rubbing his face in the broken glass on the floor."
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Missouri tight end Albert Okwuegbunam
(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
November 05, 2018 - 9:22 am
Lock picked apart Florida's defense for the second straight year, throwing three touchdown passes in this most recent meeting.
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