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New outbreak of red tide shows up in northwest Florida

Sep. 19, 2018 5:17 PM EDT

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Another part of Florida is dealing with an outbreak of the toxic algae bloom known as red tide. Media outlets report that red tide has now showed up in northwest Florida. The Tallahassee Democrat reported that the outbreak apparently started sometime last week. The Panama...

Jet's landing gear collapses at Florida Air Force base

Aug. 22, 2018 5:19 PM EDT

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — A U.S. Air Force jet suffered damage after landing at a Florida base. A 33rd Fighter Wing news release says an F-35A Lightning II experienced a ground incident shortly after noon Wednesday at Eglin Air Force Base, which is located between Pensacola and Panama City....

Suspect in fatal Indiana road rage beating caught in Florida

Aug. 17, 2018 8:16 AM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a man suspected of beating a 60-year-old man who subsequently died of a heart attack during an apparent road rage attack in northeastern Indiana has been arrested in Florida. WANE-TV reports Brandon M. Cook was taken into custody Thursday evening and booked into the...