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APNewsBreak: Some wanted Florida suspect committed in 2016
MIAMI (AP) -- Officials were so concerned about the mental stability of the student accused of last month's Florida school massacre that they decided he should be forcibly committed....

Bridge collapse: Out on errands, killed in an instant
MIAMI (AP) -- They had just finished up lunch, and set off to run a humdrum errand: a drive to the travel agency to pick up airline tickets for their annual visit to their beloved homeland, Cuba....

Cirque du Soleil performer dies after fall at Florida show
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- A Cirque du Soleil performer died after his hand slipped off the double rings and he fell 20 feet during a performance in Florida, police and the entertainment company said Sunday....

Bridge victim's grieving uncle lashes out at 'incompetence'
MIAMI (AP) -- As crews removed bodies from beneath a collapsed pedestrian bridge Saturday, a victim's uncle raged against what he called the "complete incompetence" and "colossal failure" that allowed people to drive beneath the unfinished concrete span....

The Latest: Police say all victims found in bridge collapse
MIAMI (AP) -- The Latest on the deadly pedestrian bridge collapse in Miami (all times local):...

Police: Teen who stabbed 3 had been monitored
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida teenager accused of fatally stabbing a 13-year-old boy during a fight about his religion during a sleepover had been monitored by federal and other authorities for months, police said....

Rapid building technique gets scrutiny after bridge collapse
As the 950-ton concrete bridge section was swung into place over a highway last weekend, Florida International University officials were beaming with pride....

Pentagon releases names of 7 airmen killed in crash in Iraq
The Defense Department has released the names of seven airmen who were killed Thursday when an HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crashed in western Iraq. The cause of the crash remains under investigation....

Auburn takes part in urban tree canopy study
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) -- Auburn will take part in an urban tree canopy study....

Child pornography task force arrests 76 in the Southeast
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina authorities say 76 people have been arrested in eight southeastern states on charges of child pornography or otherwise exploiting children....

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