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Defendant punches lawyer in head in Florida court

SOURCE: FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A defense attorney was taken to a hospital Wednesday morning after a defendant in Broward County bond court punched her in the head. Assistant public defender Julie Chase was appearing before Judge Jackie Powell and looking down at her papers on the podium when William Green got out of his seat, walked… Keep Reading

First adult-only, all-inclusive resort opens in Florida Keys

SOURCE: KEY LARGO, Fla. – Call the babysitter… because you’re going on vacation!  It’s a first for the Florida Keys: An all-inclusive adults-only luxury resort. The carefree resort in Key Largo is described as an island oasis for downtime and disconnecting. They say it is “built for couples who believe that time spent together is the greatest luxury of all.” … Keep Reading

Catholic priest accused of drugging, raping woman in Florida

SOURCE: MIAMI, Fla. – A Roman Catholic priest in Florida is facing charges that he drugged a female parishioner and raped her. The Rev. Jean Claude Jean-Philippe was in a Miami-Dade County jail late Saturday charged with sexual battery on an incapacitated victim. The Miami Herald reports that in October the 64-year-old priest invited the victim to his home at Sacred Heart Catholic… Keep Reading

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