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  1. Woman charged with illegally giving silicone injectionsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 18 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Federal prosecutors say a Florida woman is accused of illegally administering silicone injections that led to a woman's death in November. Prosecutors say 46-year-old Deanna Roberts of Sanford, Florida was arrested Wednesday and made her first appearance in court in Orlando.

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  2. Auction for gun that killed Trayvon Martin possibly hijackedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    FILE- In this June 28, 2013, file photo, Sanford police officer Timothy Smith holds up the gun that was used to kill Trayvon Martin, while testifying in the George Zimmerman trial, in Seminole circu... MIAMI - Bidding in an online auction for the pistol former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman used to kill Trayvon Martin appeared to have been hijacked by fake accounts posting astronomically high bids. At one point early Friday, the bidding surpassed $65 million with the leading bidder using the screen name "Racist McShootFace."

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  3. Million-dollar bids shown for gun that killed Trayvon MartinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    FILE- In this June 28, 2013, file photo, Sanford police officer Timothy Smith holds up the gun that was used to kill Trayvon Martin, while testifying in the George Zimmerman trial, in Seminole circu... Bidding in an online auction for the pistol former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman used to kill Trayvon Martin had gone well into the millions by Friday morning, though it was unclear if they were... Bidding in an online auction for the pistol former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman used to kill Trayvon Martin had gone well into the millions by Friday morning, though it was unclear if they were serious bids.

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  4. 2nd website posts auction for gun that killed Trayvon MartinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Hunters soon could be chasing grizzly bears across the ridges of the Rocky Mountains, leaving three states to come up with plans to ensure the iconic species won't be snuffed out so soon after recovering from... Hunters soon could be chasing grizzly bears across the ridges of the Rocky Mountains, leaving three states to drum up plans to ensure the iconic species won't be snuffed out soon after recovering from threats to their... By CARLA K. JOHNSON AP Medical Writer Medical experts say the results of Prince's autopsy - particularly the toxicology report - may clarify whether prescription painkillers played any part in... By CARLA K. JOHNSON AP Medical Writer Prince's autopsy, particularly the toxicology report, may clarify whether prescription painkillers played any part in his death.

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  5. Online auction site: 'We want no part' in Zimmerman gun saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A federal appeals court on Thursday delayed the execution of an Alabama inmate - just hours before he set for lethal injection- in order to review lawyers' claims that it would be unconstitutional to execute him... The pistol former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman used in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin is going up for auction online. An online gun auction website said Thursday that it wants no part in a plan by former Florida neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman to sell the pistol he used to kill unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin.

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  6. Online auction halted for gun used to kill Trayvon MartinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A federal appeals court delayed the execution of an Alabama inmate on Thursday in order to review lawyers' claims that it would be unconstitutional to execute him because he is no longer competent because of strokes... For the second time in less than two weeks, a once-powerful New York politician is facing sentencing in a spate of corruption cases that have roiled Albany. A once-powerful New York politician convicted of using his position as Senate majority leader to pressure companies to provide hundreds of thousands of dollars for his son was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison by... The pistol former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman used in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin is going up for auction online.

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  7. Pistol used in Trayvon Martin shooting to be auctionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    House Republicans are looking into whether the District of Columbia government truly has the power to spend local tax dollars without approval by Congress. The second trial in the Freddie Gray case gets under way Thursday, and it will be different than the one that ended last year with a hung jury.

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  8. New play explores life, legacy of slain teen Trayvon MartinRead the original story

    Wednesday May 11 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Trayvon Martin has often been in the thoughts of playwright and activist Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj in the four years since the 17-year-old unarmed black boy was shot and killed after a confrontation with neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman. Maharaj has channeled those thoughts into a two-hour play debuting Thursday at Philadelphia's New Freedom Theater.

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  9. Florida man shoots self after killing wife, 2 young childrenRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Authorities say a central Florida man killed his estranged wife and two young children before fatally shooting himself as police pursued him. Authorities say the spree began late Sunday when 30-year-old Henry Ramone Brown waited in the trunk of Chericia Brown's vehicle, outside a Chili's restaurant.

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  10. Extra security for jet arriving from BrusselsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A flight from Belgium, Jetairfly, arrived at the Orlando-Sanford International Airport Tuesday afternoon. But officials did not allow the crew to pull up to a gate.

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  11. Florida substitute teacher arrested for being drunk in classRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A man convicted of killing five people including his ex-wife in a 1997 shooting rampage near Houston was put to death Wednesday. A man convicted of killing five people including his ex-wife in a 1997 shooting rampage near Houston was put to death Wednesday.

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  12. Police arrest baby sitter after girl fatally shoots herselfRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Sanford police said in a news release that they arrested Erik Dominick Williams after the girl he was caring for found and handled an unsecured firearm Tuesday that accidently discharged. Officials received a call from Central Florida Regional Hospital staff on Tuesday, who reported that a girl had been admitted with an apparent gunshot wound.

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  13. 1 arrested after exchange of gunfire with police in SanfordRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Sanford Police spokeswoman Bianca Gillett says authorities were called Friday evening after a man was spotted walking down U.S. Highway 17-92 and pointing a gun at vehicles. Gillett says that when police spotted 27-year-old Roshad Smith, he started shooting at them, and they returned fire.

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  14. Man arrested in woman's fatal shooting at Sanford barRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A man has been arrested in the shooting death of a woman during a private party at a Sanford bar. The Orlando Sentinel reports the Seminole County Sheriff's Office says in a statement that 30-year-old James Pritchard Jr. of Winter Springs was arrested Sunday.

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  15. Deputies: Woman fatally shot at private party at Sanford barRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Seminole County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Kristen Bentsen says in a statement that the shooting took place Saturday night at the Cool Breeze Bar. Bentsen says a deputy was on patrol near the bar when he heard a gunshot and saw people fleeing.

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  16. Sanford Florida officer fired after singing with death metal band on dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A police officer in Central Florida has been fired after singing a song titled "Let the Killing Begin" with a death metal band -- while on duty and in uniform. The Orlando Sentinel reports that Sanford Police Officer Andrew Ricks had previously notified the city he would leave his job Friday.

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  17. Reports: George Zimmerman retweets photo of corpse of Trayvon MartinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    According to media reports, George Zimmerman, the man acquitted in the 2012 shooting death of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, retweeted a picture of Martin's corpse over the weekend. The New York Daily News reports that an apparent Zimmerman admirer tweeted the photo to him, with the comment, "Z-Man is a one man army."

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  18. George Zimmerman, 'Muslim-free' gun shop owner sell Confederate flag paintingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    George Zimmerman painted a picture of the Confederate flag, and the owner of the "Muslim-free Zone" gun store is selling it for him. Andy Hallinan, owner of Florida Gun Supply, announced Monday he was selling prints of Zimmerman's work on his website at $50 apiece.

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