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White officer charged after using stun gun on black man

Jun. 11, 2020 5:37 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Fla. (AP) — A white Florida police officer was arrested earlier this week for using a stun gun on a black man without sufficient cause, authorities said. Springfield police officer Ronnie Nelson was arrested Tuesday and charged with a felony count of official misconduct and a misdemeanor count...

Florida homeowner fatally shot man who smashed through door

May. 27, 2020 1:39 PM EDT

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida homeowner fatally shot a Georgia man who broke through his front door and began beating a woman inside, sheriff's officials said. Nathan Jerrell Edwards, 31, was pronounced dead Tuesday morning at the home in Panama City, the Bay County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook...