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The Florida Times-Union
Florida Department of Corrections top executive talking tough during week like no other
Department of Corrections Secretary Michael Crews, speaks during a news conference about an investigation into the death of a mentally ill prisoner Darren Rainey at the Dade Correctional Institution, Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Florida City, Fla.
St. Petersburg Times
South Florida warden tied to death of inmate in shower is suspended
Facing a rising wave of criticism, Florida Department of Corrections chief Mike Crews on Thursday suspended the warden of a Florida City prison where an inmate died after he was locked in a scalding-hot shower.
Get a Sneak Peek of The Dead Files Season 6 Premiere
Travel Channel's "The Dead Files" returns on Saturday, July 12th, with its Season 6 premiere, and to help get you ready for the chills to come, we have a sneak peek to share as Amy and Steve head to Florida City.
The Miami Herald
Stepped outside lately? Mosquito season is here
Mosquitoes, which officially started their swarming season at the beginning of the rainy season in May, were swept by winds shifting out of the southwest, carrying merciless swarms of the black salt marsh Aedes taeniorhynchus, an annoying but harmless species that breeds in brackish and salty water.
WJHG-TV Panama City
City officials say Hammons died Tuesday at his home, surrounded by his family. He was 68. Hammons was diagnosed with cancer earlier this year and took a leave of absence in March to undergo treatment in Tampa and here locally.
Python trapped in grill: Snake rescued on Fourth of July eve
A 12-foot Burmese python trapped in a grill on the eve of the Fourth of July didn't go there willingly.
Floridians trap 12-foot python in barbecue grill
Florida residents used a barbecue grill to trap a 12-foot Burmese python Thursday night in Florida City, police said.
12-Foot Python Trapped in Barbecue Grill By Florida Residents
Residents in Florida City, Florida trapped a 12-foot long Burmese python in a barbecue grill on Thursday night.
Aldi to open first Hialeah store
Discount grocer Aldi is opening its first Hialeah store at 7800 W. 33rd Ave. on July 10. The opening marks the German brand's 15th location in South Florida, according to the Miami Herald.
Will busway become tollway?
A county tolls-funded agency and its consultant are studying the financial and traffic feasibility of express lanes proposed for the South Miami-Dade Busway.
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Bradenton's high-tech parking meters would hike prices
Bradenton's high-tech parking meters would hike prices Bradenton considers new parking meters, you'd pay more too.