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Thief takes cash, marriage license from wedding reception

Nov. 6, 2019 2:00 PM EST

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — A thief got away with a bag containing cards and thousands of dollars in checks, cash and gift cards as a couple partied during their Florida wedding reception. The Tampa Bay Times reports it wasn't until the next morning that Chris and Emma Cox realized they'd been robbed of the...

Police: Woman killed disabled grandson with drug overdose

Sep. 25, 2019 8:46 AM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — An 87-year-old Florida woman told police she gave her disabled 30-year-old grandson a fatal dose of drugs because she fears she's near death and there will be no one else who can take care of him. Bradenton police detectives took Lillian Parks into protective custody Sunday for an...