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2 Arrests Made After Florida Plastic Surgeon Kidnapped And Tortured

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FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – The federal criminal complaint reads like a movie script; a pair of men kidnap a doctor, torture him and make him give up information about tens of thousands of dollars in cash. But this was no movie, federal investigators say. This was real life. And the men accused of the shocking crime, Justin Boccio and Serge Nkorina, face up to life in prison if convicted. The feds say the men began their... [...]

A burglary suspect threw his own feces at a Miami judge. Then, the jury acquitted him

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A Miami criminal trial was delayed briefly Friday when the accused man defecated and “cast feces” inside the courtroom before closing arguments were set to begin in his burglary trial, officials said.The excrement from Dorleans Philidor, 33, was aimed at but did not reach Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Lisa Walsh. Lawyers fled as county police officers and corrections officers swarmed the courtroom. “It’s protein! It’s good for you!” he... [...]

Florida Lawmakers Push FBI to Name Counties Hacked by Russia

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Members of Florida's congressional delegation said Thursday it was unacceptable that the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security will not publicly identify the two counties where Russian hackers gained access to voter databases before the 2016 election. A bipartisan group of lawmakers said after a classified FBI briefing that they were told the county names but were not allowed to share that information with the public. Florida Gov.... [...]

Gunman in Fatal Blue Martini Shooting is Ex-DEA Agent: Fort Lauderdale Police

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The gunman involved in a shooting inside Fort Lauderdale's Blue Martini nightclubthat left a man dead is a retired DEA agent, police confirmed Thursday. The shooter, 52-year-old Andre Clark, has not been charged in the May 8 death of 43-year-old Arnold Person, who was fatally shot inside the club just minutes before his 44th birthday. Fort Lauderdale Police Maj. Frank Sousa said detectives were still in the process of obtaining a... [...]

Rapper Kodak Black Pleads Not Guilty to Federal Weapons Charges After Rolling Loud Arrest

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Rapper Kodak Black has pleaded not guilty to federal weapons charges that prevented him from performing last weekend at the Rolling Loud hip-hop festival, around which several violent incidents occurred. A judge on Wednesday also granted the 21-year-old Black release on $550,000 bond and house arrest, although he faces other criminal cases that could keep him locked up. In the weapons case, an indictment says Black on two occasions... [...]