Missing FSU Student Might Be in South Florida

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A Weston native, 23-year-old Ryan Uhre, went missing early last week in his college town of Tallahassee. Though Uhre graduated Florida State University in December of last year, he is still enrolled in classes this semester, working toward law school.

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Donna Klein Jewish Academy On Lockdown After Apparent Bomb Threat UPDATE

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UPDATE: The K-9 bomb dogs and bomb unit say they have searched the school and determined that there is no bomb.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says that students at Donna Klein Jewish Academy have been allowed to go back to school now that the threat appears to have been a hoax.

The Head of School, Karren Feller, released a statement about the bomb threat:

Dear DKJA Families, As you were informed, there was a nonthreatening incident on the campus, and the school, as well as all the other agencies, were informed to go into Code White (Bomb Threat) precaution mode. We all needed to stay in the buildings until the all clear. The clearance came at 2 p.m. this afternoon. The alert was conducted by the South Palm Beach Sheriff's Department, who found that this was a non-valid threat. I wish you a peaceful Shabbat, Karen Feller Head of School
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Broward Schools Placed on Lockdown Following Miramar Shooting

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Coconut Palm Elementary, and New Renaissance Middle School in Broward County were put on lockdown this morning following a fatal shooting on the county line in Miramar.

Miramar Police say a 23-year old man was found shot dead at around 9:00 a.m. Wednesday morning in front of a home along the 6100 block of Southwest 41st Street.

Police then had Miramar's Town Center and other parts in the area placed on lockdown as they investigated.

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Ryan Tannehill's Wife Rents Car, Leaves Semiautomatic Rifle in Back

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According to the Broward Sheriff's Office, Lauren Tannehill, wife of Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill, rented a car for two hours and left an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle in the back. The gun was found by the woman who rented the car next, Judith Fleissig of Rochester, New York.

Tannehill is said to have rented a white Nissan Rogue from E-Z Rent-A-Car at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport around 5:50 p.m. January 4. She swapped it for another car two hours later.

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Ridiculous Flooding Leads to School Closures, People Sleeping in Cars

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Palm Beach County is experiencing heavy flooding, power outages, traffic jams, school closures, and just an overall feeling of soggy despair after receiving biblical amounts of rainfall Thursday and Friday morning.

According to the National Weather Service, between 13 and 18 inches fell in some western regions of Delray Beach.

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Dania Beach Bank Robber Claiming to Have Bomb on Neck Shot by Police

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Police responded to reports of a man who claimed to have a bomb strapped to his body at a bank on Dania Beach Boulevard.

Police were called about a man trying to hold up the Chase Bank at 300 E. Dania Beach Blvd. by claiming he had a bomb at around 11:51 Friday morning.

The Broward Sheriff's Office, SWAT and FBI responded to the call.

Initial reports that police have shot the suspect have been confirmed.

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Rep. Trey Radel Busted for Cocaine Possession

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Trey Radel, a freshman Republican representative, was charged Tuesday with cocaine possession, according to court documents.

Radel, 37, who represents the 19th Congressional District in the Fort Myers-Naples area, was arrested October 29 for "unlawfully, knowingly and intentionally" possessing "a quantity of cocaine," according to documents.

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George Zimmerman Has Guns Taken Away as Judge Sets Bail at $9,000

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A judge ruled on Tuesday that George Zimmerman is not allowed to possess weapons or ammunition and will be monitored with a GPS. The judge also set Zimmerman's bail at $9,000.

Zimmerman was arrested Monday afternoon after a domestic dispute with his pregnant girlfriend. According to the girlfriend, Zimmerman pointed a shotgun to her face, and pushed her out of her home.

During the hearing, the girlfriend revealed that Zimmerman had choked her about a week ago.

See also: George Zimmerman Called 911 to Tell His Side of the Domestic Dispute With Girlfriend

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Katherine Harris' Husband Commits Suicide, Police Say

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Sarasota Police say the husband of former U.S. Rep. Katherine Harris, who was also Florida's secretary of state, has committed suicide.

Police were called to the Harris residence around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. William Hild, a pastor at Sarasota First Baptist Church, confirmed that Harris' husband, Anders Ebbeson, had taken his own life.

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Passenger Falls Out of Plane After Takeoff, According to FAA

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According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the pilot of a Piper PA 46 reported to them that a passenger fell from aircraft on Thursday afternoon.

The pilot told the FAA that he had been flying at 1,800 feet, about eight miles southeast of Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport, when the passenger fell out of the plane.

The pilot called "Mayday! Mayday! Mayday! His door was ajar," according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

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