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FDLE to investigate Miami-Dade police shootings

The Miami-Dade Police Department will no longer investigate itself for criminal wrongdoing in shooting deaths. Instead, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement will step in. The Miami-Dade County Commission voted 9-2 Tuesday to endorse the plan. The Miami Herald (http://hrld.us/ZNxllK ) reports the move follows years of complaints and controversial ...

Methodist panel to hear appeal over gay wedding

A Methodist pastor who became a gay rights activist after he was disciplined for officiating at his son's wedding to another man will soon find out whether he can remain an ordained minister in the nation's second-largest Protestant denomination. The Rev. Frank Schaefer was suspended and then defrocked last year ...

Delaware governor at business aviation conference

Delaware Gov. Jack Markell has been invited to speak at a national gathering focused on business aviation. Markell is scheduled to be in Orlando, Florida, on Wednesday for the 2014 National Business Aviation Association Conference. The conference is expected to draw more than 25,000 business aviation professionals from around the ...

FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2014, file photo, Jeffrey Fowle, an American detained in North Korea speaks to the Associated Press in Pyongyang, North Korea. Fowle, one of three Americans being held in North Korea, has been released, the State Department said Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. State Department deputy spokeswoman Marie Harf said the U.S. is still trying to free Americans Matthew Miller and Kenneth Bae. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)

North Korea detainee due back in Ohio

News that an Ohio man had been freed from North Korea after being detained there for nearly six months triggered the same response in his wife and former co-workers: Delight. Jeffrey Fowle's wife cried out with joy, the family's attorney said Tuesday. And a manager in the suburban Dayton city ...

Man takes plea deal in stepson's death

A central Florida man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing his infant stepson. As part of a deal with Polk County prosecutors to avoid a first-degree murder trial and possible life sentence, Edwin Cruz Vargas pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree murder. The Ledger (http://goo.gl/lZMv1N ) reports ...

Panther killed in central Florida

Officials say a Florida panther was killed by a vehicle in central Florida. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reports that the 3-year-year-old uncollared male was found Monday in Osceola County, on Florida's Turnpike just south of Yeehaw Junction. The remains were taken to a Gainesville facility for a ...

Convicted terror supporter seeks lenient sentence

A man convicted in South Florida of supporting terrorists is seeking a lenient prison sentence, partly because none of the groups directly targeted the U.S. Gufran Mohammed faces a maximum 15-year prison sentence after pleading guilty earlier this year. His lawyer says he should get only about eight years for ...

Man dead following house fire

A central Florida man was found dead in his home following a fire. The Polk County Sheriff's Office reports that firefighters responded to the Lakeland home Tuesday morning. After the fire was extinguished, authorities say 60-year-old Henry West IV was found in his bedroom. Investigators discovered evidence of recent smoking ...

Attorneys want word 'hazing' excluded from trial

Defense attorneys for the four Florida A&M band members charged in a drum major's death are going before a judge to ask that the word "hazing" not be allowed to be used at their trial next week. Defense attorneys on Wednesday also are hoping the judge reconsiders their challenge to ...

Ebola victim's sister says hospital denied request

The family of the first Ebola victim to die in the United States says the hospital that cared for him has refused for weeks to release lab results showing the effects of an experimental drug treatment, fanning their suspicions that the facility mishandled the case. They believe that information is ...

People opposed to child sex trafficking rally outside of the Washington state Supreme Court on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Olympia, Wash. The court was hearing a case filed by three victims who say the website Backpage.com helps promote the exploitation of children. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)

Website asks high court to throw out lawsuit

A lawyer told the Washington Supreme Court on Tuesday that a lawsuit filed by three young girls who were sold as prostitutes on a website should be thrown out because the website didn't write the ads, so it's not liable. But the victims' lawyer said the website, Backpage, doesn't have ...

TN Lottery

These Tennessee lotteries were drawn Tuesday: Cash 3 Evening 8-7-1, Lucky Sum: 16 (eight, seven, one; Lucky Sum: sixteen) Cash 3 Midday 2-1-0, Lucky Sum: 3 (two, one, zero; Lucky Sum: three) Cash 3 Morning 7-7-6 (seven, seven, six) Cash 4 Evening 6-5-8-3, Lucky Sum: 22 (six, five, eight, three; ...

GA Lottery

These Georgia lotteries were drawn Tuesday: All or Nothing Day 01-02-06-07-09-13-14-15-18-20-21-23 (one, two, six, seven, nine, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, eighteen, twenty, twenty-one, twenty-three) All or Nothing Evening 04-05-06-09-10-11-13-15-17-19-21-22 (four, five, six, nine, ten, eleven, thirteen, fifteen, seventeen, nineteen, twenty-one, twenty-two) All or Nothing Morning 01-02-03-04-08-10-15-16-17-18-19-23 (one, two, three, four, eight, ...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were: 05-35-37-41-66, Mega Ball: 11 (five, thirty-five, thirty-seven, forty-one, sixty-six; Mega Ball: eleven) Estimated jackpot: $200 million

Family, friends remember women slain in Indiana

Seven women have been found dead this week in northwestern Indiana, one in a motel and six in abandoned houses in Gary. Darren Vann, 43, was charged Monday in the death of the woman whose body was found Friday at a Motel 6 in Hammond, 20 miles southeast of Chicago. ...

This undated photo provided by the Lake County Sheriff's office shows Darren Vann. Vann, 43, of Gary, Ind., was charged Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 in the death of 19-year-old Afrikka Hardy, whose body was found Friday night at a Motel 6 in nearby Hammond, Ind. Hammond Police Chief John Doughty says Vann confessed to Hardy's slaying and directed police to six bodies in Gary. (AP Photo/Lake County Sheriff's Office)

Indiana man was violent long before 7 killings

With hindsight, there were signs years ago of increasing violence against women by Darren Vann, who police say has confessed to killing seven women in northwestern Indiana and is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday. Indiana court records from 2004 describe him grabbing a woman in a chokehold, dousing her ...

Palat scores winner to lead Lightning over Flames

After a costly giveaway the night before that cost his team the game, Tampa Bay left-winger Ondrej Palat felt he owed the Lightning one. He didn't wait long to make good on it. Palat scored the winning goal three minutes into overtime on Tuesday night as the Lightning salvaged a ...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 18-25-29-30-36 (eighteen, twenty-five, twenty-nine, thirty, thirty-six) Estimated jackpot: $202,000

Boyes scores in OT to lift Panthers over Avalanche

Roberto Luongo has made himself right at home against the Colorado Avalanche. He just needed a little extra time to continue his success against his former rivals. Brad Boyes scored a power-play goal 2:23 into overtime and the Florida Panthers beat the Avalanche 4-3 on Tuesday night. Luongo stopped 30 ...

In this Nov. 20, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama awards former Washington Post executive editor Ben Bradlee with the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Bradlee died Oct. 21, 2014, according to the Washington Post.

Notable deaths in 2014

A look at some of the people in the public eye whom we lost in 2014.

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