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- Liam Neeson tells NYC mayor to ‘man up’ in horse carriage fight
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5 Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 27
Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.
JUSTIN BIEBER JAIL VIDEO SHOWS UNSTEADY WALK
Video of Justin Bieber made at a South Florida police station after his January arrest shows him walking unsteadily during a sobriety test. Miami-Dade County prosecutors released about 10 hours of video Wednesday, only a few moments of which depicted Beiber. In one clip, Beiber wavers as he tries to walk heel to toe, then stumbles slightly as he turns and appears to have his arms out for balance.
FLORIDA STAND YOUR GROUND LAW FOCUS OF MARCH RALLY
The parents of slain teen Jordan Davis say they will join the parents of slaying victim Trayvon Martin and the widow of a man shot to death in a Florida movie theater to talk with legislators in Tallahassee about the state’s so-called stand your ground law. Ron Davis and Lucia McBath said Wednesday they will visit Tallahassee on March 10 for a rally to protest the law.
The prosecutor examining the death of a Chechen man shot to death by an FBI agent in Florida during questioning about a Boston Marathon bombing suspect says he anticipates completing his investigation into what happened by the end of the next month. State attorney Jeff Ashton said in a statement Wednesday that he plans to release his report by the end of March.
CASEY ANTHONY SPEAKS ON BABY SITTER IN DEPOSITION
Casey Anthony maintains that a baby sitter her attorney acknowledged was fabricated at her 2011 murder trial was a real person. Anthony was questioned in a Jan. 23 deposition related to bankruptcy proceedings. A transcript of the deposition was filed Tuesday in Orlando federal court. Anthony was acquitted of murdering her 2-year-old daughter.
EX-UM FOOTBALL PLAYER STABLE AFTER CRASH
A former University of Miami football player is in stable condition after a car crash on a Miami Beach highway. Jackson Memorial Hospital spokeswoman said Wednesday that JoJo Nicolas’ condition was upgraded from critical. The car Nicolas was driving crashed early Tuesday into the back of a tractor-trailer as he left South Beach.
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