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  1. Lakeland commissioner Michael Dunn resigns seat after murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Lakeland City Commissioner Michael Dunn resigned his seat after being charged with second-degree murder in a shooting death at his military supply store . Lakeland city spokesman Kevin Cook confirms Dunn wrote a letter regarding his resignation over the weekend, and it was hand delivered Monday afternoon.

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  2. Lakeland city commissioner resigns after arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABC Action News

    Commissioner Michael Dunn, 47, is accused of fatally shooting Christobal Lopez, 50, who he suspected of shoplifting from his store in Lakeland. He was arrested on Friday after he was indicted by a grand jury.

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  3. Florida official charged with murder for shooting alleged shoplifterRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CBS News

    Lakeland Police Department released video of city commissioner Michael Dunn fatally shooting an alleged shoplifter in his store Oct. 3. of an alleged shoplifter at his military surplus store Oct. 3. Michael Dunn, who was inaugurated to a four-year term in office in January, appeared in court Monday to request bond, CBS affiliate WTSP reports . Dunn was booked into Polk County Jail on Friday night without bond after a Polk County grand jury indicted him for second-degree murder .

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  4. The Red Sox got Sale -- for this momentRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Major League Baseball

    ... since he pitched just six innings in the opening game of this season, against the Rays in St. Petersburg. Sale is a Lakeland, Fla., kid. His uncle had taken him to see the Rays play on the day Tropicana Field opened in 1998, when Sale was nine years ...

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  5. Lakeland police release sketch of robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The Lakeland Police Department is asking for the public's help identifying a suspect accused of robbing a man over the weekend. Police say the suspect flashed a gun, robbed the man and fled from the alleyway around 11:40 p.m. Saturday near Fresco's on 132 South Kentucky Ave. One of the suspects has short-twisted dreadlocks, a red Adidas jacket and red pants, police said.

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  6. Veteran blames fight over football on TV in shooting deaths of girlfriend and her son, 10Read the original story

    Sunday | St. Petersburg Times

    ... just weeks before graduation.Titan Goodson, of Harbour Island, was still in the Hillsborough County jail Monday ... LAKELAND - The Lakeland city commissioner who was charged last week with second-degree murder in the death of a would-be shoplifter ...

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  7. This pedestrian died 29 years ago on Park Blvd. Police just learned his name.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | St. Petersburg Times

    ... who overdosed on heroin last year just weeks before graduation. Titan Goodson, of Harbour Island, was still in t... LAKELAND - The Lakeland city commissioner who was charged last week with second-degree murder in the death of a would-be shoplifter ...

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  8. Tampa man charged with manslaughter for failing to call 911 after Plant High student's fatal overdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | St. Petersburg Times

    ... who overdosed on heroin last year just weeks before graduation. Titan Goodson, of Harbour Island, was still in t... LAKELAND - The Lakeland city commissioner who was charged last week with second-degree murder in the death of a would-be shoplifter ...

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  9. Peterson hits road to join NBA - SG-League LakelandRead the original story

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    So Magical, the top draft selection of the G League Lakeland Magic, Peterson never even had a chance to see the whom else were picked by the team. The former standout high school basketball player at Hedgesville was deluged by calls and texts of congratulations on being chosen by the minor league team for the Orlando Magic.

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  10. Jared Lintner Wins Bassmaster Opens Championship At Table RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | FishingWorld

    ... Tenn., took second \with 34-11, and Derek Hudnall of Baton Rouge, La., was third with 34-1. Bobby Lane Jr. of Lakeland, Fla., was fourth with 32-7, and Scott Suggs of Alexander, Ark., took fifth with 32-3. Weather was a key factor throughout the ...

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  11. Fla. City Official Charged With Murder After State Rejects Stand Your Ground DefenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | News Max

    A city commissioner in Florida has been charged with second-degree murder after a grand jury rejected the state's "stand your ground" law as his possible defense, the Lakeland Ledger reports. The stand-your-ground law affords limited protections against prosecution to a person who kills another person and claims it was an act of self-defense. 1 comment

  12. Beale, Richard Beale Lakeland Police Department Lakeland - Richar "Dick"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Lakeland Ledger

    Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for RICHARD BEALE Lakeland Police Department LAKELAND - Richar "Dick" Beale. RICHARD BEALE Lakeland Police Department LAKELAND - Richard 'Dick' Ross Beale, 86, passed away on Friday, October 19, 2018, due to complications from Parkinson's Disease.

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  13. HUNTER, ANNETTERead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... se consider reading a book to a child or helping someone in need; memorial contributions may be made to kidsPACK in Lakeland, FL ( www.kidspack.org ). Condolences at whiddenmcleanfuneralhome.com .

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  14. Pennell, Leah DelaneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Lakeland Ledger

    Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for LEAH DELANEY PENNELL. LEAH DELANEY PENNELL, 27 LAKELAND - Leah Delaney Pennell, 27, passed away on Friday, September 28, 2018 at her residence in South Dakota.

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  15. Leroy G. - Roy' FosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    Foster, 69, of Lakeland, Fla. and Westfield, N.Y., passed away Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 in his home in Westfield due to Agent Orange exposure while serving during the Vietnam War.

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  16. Judge denies bond for Lakeland commissioner accused in deadly store shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Lakeland City Commissioner Michael Dunn made his first appearance in court Saturday morning, a day after his arrest on a second-degree murder charge in the October 3 killing of 50-year-old Cristobal Lopez. Dunn accused Lopez of stealing a hatchet from his Army supply store.

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  17. Florida official on murder charge after state rejects 'stand your ground' claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The New Zealand Herald

    ... second-degree murder after a fatal shooting at a military surplus store he owns, authorities said. In indicting Lakeland city commissioner Michael Dunn on the murder charge, a grand jury effectively rejected Florida's "stand your ground" law as a ...

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  18. Nation/World briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | Star Tribune

    ... murder after fatally shooting a man he suspected of stealing a hatchet from his shop. Michael Dunn, 47, of Lakeland, Fla., confronted a man and then shot him with a handgun as the man was leaving the store. The man, Christobal Lopez, 50, died at the ...

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  19. Florida city official charged in store shooting caught on videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A Florida city commissioner has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder for shooting a man he suspected of trying to shoplift a hatchet from his military surplus store, officials said on Saturday. Lakeland Police Department image of Michael Dunn holding a gun struggles with Cristobal Lopez at the Vets Army Navy Surplus store in Lakeland Florida REUTERS: A Florida city commissioner has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder for shooting a man he suspected of trying to shoplift a hatchet from his military surplus store, officials said on Saturday.

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  20. Florida City Commissioner Charged With Murder in Shooting at His StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | The New York Times

    A city commissioner in Florida was charged on Friday with second-degree murder after fatally shooting a man he suspected of stealing a hatchet from his shop. The grand jury indictment came about two weeks after the commissioner, Michael Dunn, 47, of Lakeland, Fla., confronted a man and then shot him with a handgun as the man was leaving the store .

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