- Associated Press - Thursday, December 24, 2015

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FLORIDA PILL MILL KINGPIN SEEKS 4-YEAR SENTENCE REDUCTION

The attorney for Vincent Colangelo has asked a Miami judge to reduce his sentence from 20 years to 16 years. Attorney Alvin Entin says a retroactive change in federal sentencing guidelines justifies the reduction.

2 DEPUTIES INJURED AFTER EXPOSURE TO METH-LAB CHEMICALS

A Columbia County Sheriff’s Office arrest report says the deputies responded Tuesday to reports that a man and woman with two small children were making meth at their home.

CARSON SUGGESTS CAMPAIGN SHAKE-UP, THEN BACKS OFF

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson, in an interview with The Associated Press, indicated he is moving toward a major shake-up of his struggling campaign, but hours later steered away from the idea in a statement saying all is well in the Carson camp.

SOUTH FLORIDA RESTAURANT EMPLOYEE SHOOTS, KILLS WOULD-BE ROBBER

An employee used his own weapon to shoot and kill a masked gunman as he attempted to rob a Miramar restaurant.

INVESTIGATION CONTINUES IN CASE OF WOMAN WHO DIED AFTER BEING REMOVED FROM HOSPITAL

Hospital staff and police were negligent in the death of a 57-year-old woman who was forcibly removed from a Tallahassee hospital on Monday, says a lawyer representing the deceased woman’s family.


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