- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 7, 2017

MIAMI (AP) - Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

JURY SELECTED IN TRIAL OF BRIDE ACCUSED OF HIRING HIT MAN

The West Palm Beach jury that will hear the case against 34-year-old Dalia Dippolito was finalized Wednesday. The panel was chosen from a pool of 300 prospects over four days. Opening statements in her third trial are expected Thursday. The case drew national attention when a video of her alleged 2009 solicitation to an undercover police officer went viral and was shown on the television show “Cops.”

GATOR STRUCK, KILLED BY PRIVATE PLANE ON AIRPORT RUNWAY AT ORLANDO EXECUTIVE AIRPORT

An airplane hit an 11-foot alligator that had wandered onto a runway at a small Florida airport, killing the reptile. The reports say the alligator was killed at Orlando Executive Airport last week. Airport spokeswoman Carolyn Fennell says there was some damage to the private plane and that wildlife officials reported the alligator to be 500 pounds. A trapper later removed the alligator’s body.

FLORIDA MAN CHARGED WITH LEAVING RECORDED THREATS AT MOSQUE

Court records released Wednesday show that 35-year-old Gerald Sloane Wallace was indicted by a Miami grand jury on a charge of making an interstate communication that threatened injury. State authorities had charged Wallace previously for the same actions. The indictment says Wallace phoned the Miami Gardens mosque in February and said, “I’m gonna shoot all y’all.”

FLORIDA WOMAN SENTENCED IN SANDY HOOK PARENT THREAT CASE

A federal judge sentenced 57-year-old Lucy Richards on Wednesday to five months in prison, followed by five months of home detention. She pleaded guilty to interstate transmission of a threat to injure. Richards failed to appear at a previous guilty plea hearing, was arrested in April and has been jailed since. She is charged with threatening Lenny Pozner, the father of Noah Pozner, who died in the Sandy Hook school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.

MOM: ‘IT LOOKED LIKE THEY PULLED A TODDLER OUT OF MY BELLY’

A Florida woman says she knew her stomach was undeniably huge as she approached the end of her pregnancy. But Christine Corbitt didn’t know how big until Carleigh Brooke Corbitt arrived via C-section on May 15, weighing in at 13 pounds, 5 ounces. Husband Larry Corbitt says the diapers they had on hand don’t fit baby Carleigh. He says she’s already in size 3 diapers.

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