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Teen Dies After Contracting Mono — How Deadly Is the Disease?

SOURCE: A Florida teen reportedly died from contracting monocucleosis, according to her family. Ariana Rae Delfs, 17, started feeling sick three weeks ago, but doctors could not figure out what was wrong until she started getting worse, her family told CBS47.  “One evening, not too long ago, she started throwing up just constantly. We got very nervous, so the… Keep Reading

Good riddance! Hurricane season comes to an end

SOURCE: ORLANDO, Fla. – One name will be remembered above all this hurricane season. Dorian. Dorian devastated the northern Bahama Islands in early September making landfall as a Category 5. Dorian eventually brought wind and rain to the East Coast of Florida, but Dorian’s biggest impacts remained offshore. Dorian’s disorganized center early in its life and slow-moving… Keep Reading

Day 2: Search continues for missing 5-year-old Florida girl

SOURCE: JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The home where a 5-year-old Jacksonville girl was last seen around midnight Tuesday remained taped off Thursday morning as dozens of officers continued a massive search for the missing child. Over 100 Jacksonville police officers and detectives searched all day Wednesday for Taylor Rose Williams after the girl’s mother reported her missing Wednesday morning.… Keep Reading

Florida man charged with killing teen who protected younger sister

SOURCE: PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. – A Florida man accused of killing a 15-year-old boy during a home invasion has been charged with second-degree murder and burglary. Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummell said detectives spent five weeks investigating the case and now have enough evidence to charge Ryan Cole, 27. Cole is accused of killing Khyler Edman on Sept. 26. Prummell said Cole… Keep Reading

Explosion at Florida bank’s ATM under investigation

SOURCE: OLDSMAR, Fla. – Law enforcement authorities in Florida are investigating an early morning explosion at a bank’s ATM. Pinellas County sheriff’s officials said in a news release that they responded to an alarm at a BB&T bank in Oldsmar around 3:27 a.m. Monday. Officials say they discovered “there had been an explosion to the drive-thru ATM”… Keep Reading

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