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PROSECUTOR: TIGER WOODS TO PLEAD GUILTY TO RECKLESS DRIVING, ENTER A DIVERSION PROGRAM

Woods was charged with driving under the influence in May when he was found asleep in his Mercedes-Benz, apparently under the influence of a prescription painkiller and sleeping medication. No alcohol was found in his system. Woods did not appear at the Palm Beach County courthouse for his arraignment. Prosecutor Adrienne Ellis said the golf superstar agreed to plead guilty at an Oct. 25 hearing and enter the county’s program for first-time DUI offenders.

PROSECUTORS WANT PSYCH REPORT SEALED ON PULSE GUNMAN’S WIFE

Prosecutors this week asked a judge to seal a report on Noor Salman’s psychological condition. They say sealing the report would safeguard “sensitive information.” While the details may be released eventually at hearing or trial, they say it doesn’t need to be made public now. Salman was charged with obstructing an investigation and aiding her husband, Omar Mateen. She has pleaded not guilty.

COAST GUARD RESCUES NAVY PILOT AFTER CRASH OFF FLORIDA KEYS

A Coast Guard news release says they received a report Wednesday afternoon that a Navy F-5N jet pilot was in the water 20 miles southeast of Key West and needed assistance. The Coast Guard says a helicopter and airplane were diverted to the area, and the helicopter crew spotted the pilot’s emergency smoke signal. Rescuers hoisted the pilot up to the helicopter.

MOTHER OF GIRL FOUND DEAD IN FREEZER GETS 65 YEARS

News outlets report that 33-year-old Keishanna Thomas was sentenced Wednesday after pleading no contest to charges of second-degree murder, aggravated child abuse and abuse of a dead body. Authorities say the body of 11-year-old Janiya Thomas was found in October 2015 in a freezer that her mother had delivered to a relative’s Bradenton-area house. Relatives opened the padlocked freezer after hearing the child was missing.

CONFEDERATE TIME CAPSULE CONTAINED FLAG, NEWSPAPERS, MONEY

The capsule was opened Tuesday, nearly two months after the 106-year-old memorial nicknamed “Johnny Reb” was dismantled in Orlando following public outcry that the monument is a symbol of racism and white supremacy. The monument is being refurbished and re-erected in a section of a historic cemetery where 37 Confederate soldiers are buried. The process is costing taxpayers more than $120,000.


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