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Editorial Roundup: Florida

Sep. 22, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

South Florida Sun Sentinel. September XX, 2021. Editorial: The time is now: $5B of the $3.5T budget bill must go to completing Everglades restoration Everglades restoration has been one of Florida’s longest-running bipartisan issues. Getting the...

California man charged with spear-gun killing of children

Aug. 11, 2021 20:39 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California surfing school owner was charged Wednesday with killing his two young children with a spear gun in Mexico because he believed they would become monsters, authorities said. Matthew Taylor Coleman, 40, of Santa Barbara is facing a federal...

California man held in death of his 2 children in Mexico

Aug. 10, 2021 22:16 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California surfing school owner was arrested on suspicion of stabbing to death his two young children in Mexico, authorities said Tuesday. Matthew Taylor Coleman, 40, of Santa Barbara, was detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents while...

Police: Man intentionally drove into California laundromat

Aug. 08, 2021 13:24 PM EDT

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Police said a motorist intentionally drove his truck through the front window of a Southern California laundromat in order to strike a man inside. The victim was hospitalized with moderate injuries after the crash Friday night at Mesa...

Indictment: Man who hates women planned shooting at sorority

Jul. 21, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man who identifies with a group that despises women appeared in federal court in Cincinnati on Wednesday on charges related to his plans to kill sorority members at an unidentified university in Ohio, authorities said. Tres Genco, 21, of Hillsboro,...