Mick's Morning News

Shots Exchanged Between Cars In Brevard County

(Titusville, FL) -- Two people are hurt after a shooting in Brevard County. Titusville Police say people in two cars started shooting at each other last night on South Deleon Ave. A third car not involved in the shooting was hit. The victims are in serious condition. 

Police Looking For Woman Of Interest In Missing Person Case

(Titusville, FL) -- A woman described as a person of interest could have answers in a missing persons case in Brevard County. Titusville's Anna Primavere was last seen last week, and police are looking for a woman who also lived in the home on Trinidad Ave that they say left the state that same night. They also say the woman is not cooperating with the investigation into the 36-year-old's disappearance. Meanwhile, police this weekend arrested another roommate for child abuse, but police say the two cases are not connected. 

Deputy Shoots Burglar

(Apopka, FL) -- Orange County's sheriff is praising a deputy for her actions while off the job. The deputy was home with her kids last night in Apopka when a man with an axe allegedly tried to break down the back door. The deputy shot the suspect, handcuffed him and then started performing CPR. He's expected to survive, and Sheriff John Mina says the unidentified deputy did a great job.  

Woman Charged In Boyfriend's Death

(Winter Park, FL) -- What an Orange County woman claims was a game of hide-and-seek has her facing a murder charge. Goldenrod's Sarah Boone was arrested this week for the death of her boyfriend at a home in Winter Park on Frantz Lane. Deputies say Jorge Torres, Jr. was inside a suitcase, and despite his claims that he couldn't breathe, Boone refused to let him out, and the 42-year-old died. The 42-year-old Boone told deputies the two were playing hide-and-seek while drinking, and after she passed out, she woke the next morning to find Torres dead.

Numerous Women Claim Sexual Attack During Fake Job Interviews 

(Volusia County, FL) -- More than a half-dozen women now say they have been sexually assaulted by a man who they met under the guise of a job interview. Police in Volusia County say the suspect, 43-year-old Jason Minton is a convicted sex offender. The most recent incident was Friday, when officers say Minton lured a woman to a phony interview in Ormond Beach. Sheriff Mike Chitwood says the accusations against Minton go back 20 years.

Miami-Dade Mayor Calls Coronavirus Meeting

(Miami, FL) -- Miami-Dade County is taking steps to be prepared for the coronavirus. The CDC warned last night that the virus could spread in the US and it might be bad. Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced yesterday he has called a meeting to discuss how to respond. The meeting will be held tomorrow with state and county health officials, school leaders and reps from the Miami-Dade Aviation Department and Port Miami. 

Girl Scouts Fall Victim To Counterfeiters

(Bradenton, FL) -- Some Tampa Bay Girl Scouts appear to be the victims of counterfeiters. Six different troops with Girl Scout Gulfcoast Florida recently reported people bought cookies with fake cash. They estimate their losses at 650 dollars, but one mother claims the loss affects more than just the girls. She tells 10News the money was going to be used to help the homeless and others in need. 

Florida Patient Sets Fire To Hospital Bed

(New Smyrna Beach, FL) -- A Volusia COunty hospital patient is accused of going to extremes to get his nurse's attention. Police say John King set his bed on fire over the weekend at Advent Health New Smyrna Beach. King allegedly set the fire because he wanted to go home, but his nurses were ignoring him. As nurses were distracted by the fire, King allegedly tried to make his escape, but he was stopped before he could make it to the elevator. No one was hurt, but the four-thousand-dollar bed was destroyed. King is charged with arson.

British Doctors Suspended, Removed Transgender Man's Vagina Without Consent

(London) -- The licenses of two British doctors have been suspended, as they have been accused of removing a transgender man's vagina without consent. According to Metro UK, the patient went into the Highgate Private Hospital in London for a hysterectomy and metoidioplasty, which would give the man a penis. However, Dr. Giulo Garaffa performed a vaginectomy without consent, while Dr. Marco Capece altered a form to show the patient said yes to the procedure. Both have been found guilty on misconduct charges. Capece has a year-long license suspension, while Garaffa was given five months.

TODAY IN HISTORY:

2012, rain forced the postponement of the Daytona 500 race car event for the first time in the event's 53-year run.

1994, eleven followers of David Koresh were acquitted of murder by a jury in San Antonio, Texas. The charges stemmed from their alleged ambush of federal agents at the Koresh compound in Waco, Texas. Five were convicted of manslaughter.

1993, a car bomb exploded at New York's World Trade Center. The blast killed six people and injured more than a thousand.

1991, Iraqi President Saddam Hussein ordered his troops to withdraw from Kuwait.

1951, the 22nd Amendment to the Constitution was ratified, limiting a president to two terms in office.

1936, the first Volkswagen factory officially opened in Saxony, Germany.

1919, the Grand Canyon National Park was established by Congress.

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