- Associated Press - Friday, April 28, 2017

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$600,000 BAIL SET FOR FATAL BUS STOP CRASH

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says bond was set for 48-year-old John Camfield during his first court appearance Friday afternoon. He faces 11 charges, including DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide. Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd told reporters Friday that 13-year-old Jahiem Robertson died in an Orlando hospital on Friday morning. Another student, 13-year-old John Mena, remains in the intensive care unit with orbital fractures.

LAST MAN SENTENCED IN SOUTHEASTERN JEWELRY STORE HEISTS

A judge in Panama City sentenced 36-year-old Lewis Jones III on Thursday to 32 years in federal prison for taking part in the robberies across Florida, Georgia, Tennessee and the Carolinas. Jones could have faced life in prison for his convictions, but District Judge Robert Hinkle said he thinks the sentence is “sufficient.”

FLORIDA OFFICIALS: NO ZIKA FOUND IN MOSQUITO SAMPLES SO FAR

A statement from the state’s Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services says nearly 90,000 individual mosquitoes have been tested for the virus linked to severe birth defects. None of the mosquitoes from more than 6,500 samples have tested positive for the presence of Zika so far.

JURY RECOMMENDS DEATH FOR MAN CONVICTED OF KILLING 2 PEOPLE

The Polk County jury announced its recommendation Friday for Benjamin Davis Smiley Jr. A judge will make the final decision. Smiley had been convicted last fall of first-degree murder for killing 58-year-old Clifford Drake during a 2013 home invasion in Lakeland. Smiley was convicted of another murder in 2015. Prosecutors say he killed 46-year-old Carmen Riley less than a month before killing Drake.

POLICE: MAN FATALLY BEATS PREGNANT WIFE WITH PIPE WRENCH

Claude Sejour called 911 and waited for police outside his Hollywood home Wednesday night. A police report says Sejour told officers he killed his wife during an argument after his wife put her boyfriend on speaker phone. He told Sejour that Marie Carmel Joseph was pregnant with his child. Officers found Joseph lifeless on a bed inside the home.


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