Woman Shot In Domestic Incident
(Cocoa, FL) -- A shooting appears to be a case of domestic violence in Brevard County. A woman was shot yesterday afternoon in a home in Cocoa on Delores Court. No details have been released, and there's no update on the woman's condition.
Shark Bites Man In Volusia County
(New Smyrna Beach, FL) -- An Arizona man is hurt after a shark bite off Volusia County. The 49-year-old was boogie boarding this weekend in New Smyrna Beach when he was bitten on the leg. He was treated at the scene and drove himself to the hospital. This is the second shark bite off New Smyrna Beach in the last month.
FHP Trooper Arrested For Sex With Underage Girl
(Tampa, FL) -- An FHP trooper is out of a job for what the agency calls reprehensible actions. Riley Schwarz surrendered to authorities recently in Pasco County for allegedly having sex with an underage girl. The relationship started last year when the girl was 14, and one incident allegedly took place in Land O'Lakes in a gas station parking lot. The 23-year-old trooper had been with the agency for less than two years.
Drive-By Shooting Outside Synagogue
(North Miami Beach, FL) -- A shooting in Miami-Dade County could be a hate crime. A man was shot by someone in a passing car last night outside a synagogue in North Miami Beach. The man was attending prayers at Young Israel of Greater Miami Temple when he was shot in the leg four times. He's in stable condition.
Deadly Officer-Involved Shooting In Palm Beach County
(Boynton Beach, FL) -- A police officer involved in a deadly shooting is credited with preventing a catastrophe in Palm Beach County. That's how Boynton Beach Police Chief Michael Gregory described last night's shooting. The unidentified officer shot and killed a man outside a Publix on North Congress Ave just minutes after the man allegedly robbed a Dollar Tree at gunpoint. Gregory says the man was reaching for his gun and appeared to be about to enter the store when he ignored orders to drop the weapon.
FL Couple Asks For School Donations Instead Of Wedding Gifts
(Tampa, FL) -- A Florida couple asks their wedding guests to bring school supplies for needy kids instead of gifts. Matt and Kelli Cameron of Tampa decided that instead of having a gift registry for their wedding, they would help needy children at a Tampa elementary school. Kelli Cameron is a first-grade teacher, and says she knows a lot of kids come to school with nothing. So, on their wedding website, the Camerons asked their guests to bring a backpack full of school supplies for an elementary-age boy or girl instead of a wedding gift. The idea was a success, and over 70 guests brought school supplies when the couple tied the knot earlier this month.
Police: Indiana Woman Wore Stolen Dentures To Probation Meeting'
(North Vernon, IN) -- Police say an Indiana woman wore a set of stolen dentures to a meeting with a probation officer. The Jennings County Sheriff's office says someone reported that Joann Childers stole her false teeth and wore them around. A probation officer later met with Childers for a meeting, and reported that the woman was wearing teeth that "may be stolen." Officers eventually spotted the set inside Childers' home labeled with the alleged victim's name. She is now facing a theft charge.
TODAY IN HISTORY:
2016, Hillary Clinton became the first woman to accept the Democratic nomination for U.S. President.
2004, Massachusetts Senator John Kerry accepted the Democratic nomination for the presidency at the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston. Kerry arrived on the DNC stage proclaiming, "I'm John Kerry and I'm reporting for duty."
1999, a federal judge in Little Rock, Arkansas fined President Clinton $89-thousand for lying about his relationship with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky in his deposition in the Paula Jones sexual harassment case.
1958, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration was authorized by Congress.
1914, the first transcontinental telephone service began. The call was placed between New York and San Francisco.