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AP Top Florida Headlines at 4:31 a.m. EDT

'Cocaine cowboy' on the run 26 years set to be sentenced
MIAMI (AP) -- A quarter century after he vanished, a man dubbed the last of Miami's "cocaine cowboys" is being sentenced for a drug trafficking conviction....

Man convicted in the slayings of his wife, stepdaughter
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida man has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the 2012 New Year's Day shooting deaths of his wife and stepdaughter....

Parkland kid draws fire for shooting AR-15 at gun range
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) -- A Marjory Stoneman Douglas student alleges he was aggressively questioned by school administrators and local law enforcement after posting on social media that he fired an assault weapon at a gun range with his dad....

Investigators: School design contributed to massacre
COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (AP) -- Faulty classroom design and failures in the police radio and 911 systems contributed to the chaos and deaths during the recent Florida high school massacre, a commission investigating the shooting was told at its first meeting Tuesday....

2 slain sheriff's deputies laid to rest in Florida
TRENTON, Fla. (AP) -- Two Florida sheriff's deputies who were gunned down at a Chinese restaurant last week have been laid to rest....

AP Exclusive: '93 Amtrak crash survivor relives each new one
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) -- In the dark of night, three travelers advanced inexorably toward tragedy....

Lawmaker apologizes for calling shooting survivor 'dummy'
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- A Rhode Island lawmaker who called a school shooting survivor a "dummy" for her response to a separate shooting that killed four people at a restaurant in Nashville said Tuesday he's sorry for the remark....

Racially offensive Florida prom invitation stirs backlash
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida high school student stirred a backlash when he held up a sign with a racially offensive message to invite his girlfriend to the prom....

6 more tornadoes confirmed from Alabama, Florida storms
LUVERNE, Ala. (AP) -- The National Weather Service confirms six more tornadoes hit parts of southern Alabama and the Florida Panhandle during storms on Sunday....

Florida mom, toddler die when car crashes into parked train
BARTOW, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say a woman and her 3-year-old son died when their car crashed into a parked train in Florida....