- Associated Press - Thursday, September 3, 2015

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5TH PERSON ARRESTED IN FLORIDA TEEN’S MACHETE SLAYING ALLEGED BY OWN CLASSMATES

Miami-Dade police said Thursday that authorities arrested 23-year-old Joseph Michael Cabrera of Key Largo in the St. Louis area. It wasn’t immediately clear when he will be returned to Florida, nor did police detail the exact charges against him.

MAN FACES LIFE SENTENCE IN FATAL SHOOTING OF GROOVESHARK EXECUTIVE DURING ARGUMENT

A Pinellas County jury found 27-year-old Andres Rodriguez Torres guilty last week of second-degree murder. His sentencing is scheduled for Oct. 16.



ACLU, MUSLIM INMATES SUE OVER MIAMI-DADE JAIL

The lawsuit contends the policy in place since October 2014 violates the rights of Muslim inmates to exercise their religion. The county doesn’t provide halal meals requested by Muslims.

KING COBRA ON THE LOOSE IN ORLANDO

Wildlife officials say they’re searching for the 3-foot-long snake after it was reported missing by its owner on Wednesday.

3RD CHILD DIES FOLLOWING FIRE THAT ALSO KILLED GRANDMOTHER

The medical examiner says the child died a day after fire broke out at the home, trapping the family inside the home because burglar bars didn’t have quick release options on the door and windows.

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