Florida State Society & Culture

Former teen idol David Cassidy, singing star of 'Partridge Family,' dies at 67

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Former teen idol David Cassidy, singing star of 'Partridge Family,' dies at 67


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Orange County day care damaged in fire

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Orange County day care damaged in fire


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Former teen idol David Cassidy has died at age 67, publicist says

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Former teen idol David Cassidy has died at age 67, publicist says


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Man Struck, killed by train in desperate attempt to save beloved dog

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Man Struck, killed by train in desperate attempt to save beloved dog


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Video: Florida plane crash caught on camera

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Video: Florida plane crash caught on camera


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Charles Manson, whose cult slayings horrified world, dies

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Charles Manson, whose cult slayings horrified world, dies


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Dashcam footage captures small plane crash on Florida highway

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Death

  • Former star pitcher Halladay killed in Florida plane crash
    Former star pitcher Halladay killed in Florida plane crash

    , koat.com

    HOLIDAY, Fla. (AP) — Roy Halladay, a two-time Cy Young Award winner who pitched a perfect game and a playoff no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies, died Tuesday when his private plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. He was 40. Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco said during a news conference that Halladay’s ICON A5 went down around noon off the coast of Florida
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Obituary

  • Country music legend Mel Tillis dead at 85: publicist
    Country music legend Mel Tillis dead at 85: publicist

    , france24.com

    WASHINGTON (AFP) - Country Music Hall of Famer Mel Tillis, known for songs such as "I Ain't Never" and "Coca-Cola Cowboy," died early Sunday aged 85, his publicist confirmed. The country legend died of suspected respiratory failure at the Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Florida, publicist Don Murry Grubbs said in a statement. "Tillis battled intestinal issues since early 2016 and never fully recovered," he said
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Issues

Disasters & Accidents

  • Retired pitcher Roy Halladay's plane flew low before crash: NTSB
    Retired pitcher Roy Halladay's plane flew low before crash: NTSB

    , reuters.com

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - Witnesses reported that retired baseball star Roy Halladay maneuvered his plane at low altitude before the aircraft crashed off the coast of central Florida, killing him, a federal official said on Wednesday. Investigators are seeking to determine what caused the crash of Halladay’s ICON A5 single-engine amphibian aircraft on Tuesday in the Gulf of Mexico, less than a mile offshore from the city of New Port Richey, Florida
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Accidents

Violence

Gun Violence