Three Dead In Palm Bay Shootings
(Palm Bay, FL) -- At least two of three deadly shootings in Brevard County could be drug-related. That's what Palm Bay police said yesterday after three people were killed in early morning shootings within five miles of each other. Two of the victims were involved in a shootout with each other, and one of those victims was identified as Melbourne 23-year-old Jerome Harris. The third shooting victim is not believed to be connected to the other two victims.
DeLand Police Officer Fired For Lying In Report
(DeLand, FL) -- A police officer in Volusia County is out of a job for allegedly lying about an investigation. DeLand Police Officer Paul Turner was fired last month after police say he lied to his superiors about a case six months ago. Turner was sent to a home on Adelle Ave to investigate a woman's claim that she was attacked, but police say Turner lied about going to the home. Police say Internal Affairs investigators checked Turner's Automatic Vehicle Locator to confirm he did not stop at the house.
Deputy Arrested For Child Abuse
(Fort Lauderdale, FL) -- A Broward County SRO is accused of what the sheriff calls deplorable conduct. Sheriff Greg Tony announced yesterday that Deputy Willard Miller was arrested for allegedly throwing a 15-year-old girl to the ground. Tony says it happened in September at the Cross Creek School in Pompano Beach after the girl lightly kicked Miller in the back of the knees. The 38-year-old Miller is charged with child abuse, and he's suspended without pay pending an investigation.
Robbery Reported At Camp For Autistic Kids
(Clearwater, FL) -- A camp in Pinellas County for children with autism is dealing with a surprising crime. Bonnie Monroe runs Clearwater's Freedom Sailing Camp, and she says they were recently the victims of a robbery. She says almost a dozen kayaks and paddle boards were stolen. She tells ABC Action News she can't understand why someone would do such a thing, and she's not sure how she'll replace the donated items.
FSU AD Confirms Interest In Bob Stoops
(Tallahassee, FL) -- Lines of communication appear to be open between Florida State and Bob Stoops. The Tallahassee Democrat reported yesterday that the school has reached out to Stoops' representatives to see if the former Oklahoma coach wants to lead the Seminoles. FSU Athletic Director David Coburn would only confirm that Stoops is a candidate but not necessarily the top choice. Coburn also says rumors that a deal with Stoops is close to complete are not true, but Coburn did say he's on schedule to fill the opening by the end of the month.
Plastic Surgeon Discusses 'Snapchat Dysmorphia'
(Miami, FL) -- A Miami doctor is seeing signs of what he believes is a disturbing beauty trend. Plastic surgeon Dr. Nirmal Nathan says he's seeing cases of what's called 'Snapchat Dysmorphia,' in which people try to alter their appearance to match what they look like through Snapchat filters. Dr. Nathan recently told NBC 6 some patients have unreasonable expectations for what they should look like, including patients who wanted their nose to look like a dog's.
Pringles Releases Turducken Chips On Thursday
(Battle Creek, MI) -- What would Thanksgiving be without turkey-flavored chips? If you haven't tried them, Pringles is upping its snack game this year. They're not only bringing back the chip kits but they're adding duck and chicken flavor with all the trimmings. That includes chips that taste like stuffing, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie. The idea is to stack them on top of each other for a true Turducken experience. The kits go on sale Thursday on Kellogg's website and could sell out fast. Last year, they were gone in 41 minutes.
TODAY IN HISTORY:
2018, the youngest person was elected to the US House of Representatives with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at 29.
2001, The series "24" starring Kiefer Sutherland made its debut on Fox.
1947, "Meet the Press" debuted on NBC as a local program in Washington, D.C.
1905, Albert Einstein issued his Theory of Relativity.
1860, Abraham Lincoln was elected President of the United States.