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Florida Senate committee approves ban on Internet cafes
Tampa Bay Times
The owners of Internet cafes and adult arcades who operate electronic sweepstakes machines were dealt another blow as a Florida Senate committee followed the House lead and passed legislation to effectively ban them. The move comes shortly after a federal and state investigation led to the arrest of 57 individuals in Florida and five other states on racketeering and corruptions charges linked to gaming centers run by the Allied Veterans of the World, a purported charity that gave only 2 percent of its proceeds to veterans.
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Longtime Miami-Dade medical examiner Dr. Joseph Davis dead at 88
The Miami Herald
For a tribute to Joe Davis, the December 2011 issue of Academic Forensic Pathology created a graphic showing how many forensic pathologists "descended" from the legendary Miami-Dade County medical examiner. As word of Davis' death at his Tallahassee home Tuesday began to spread, "descendants" from around the world reached out to each other to share memories of their mentor and teacher. Joseph Harrison Davis, born April 16, 1924, in New York City, was 88. Susan Towson, one of his seven children, said he "died peacefully in his sleep" at the small home he built for himself in 2001 on Lake Bradford after the death of his wife, Rose Marie Lorentzen Davis.
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Lake County deputy wrestles alligator near school before students released
Orlando Sentinel
When a pushy 7-foot alligator tried to break through a chain-link fence onto the Clermont Middle School campus recently, Lake County mom Jessica McGregor took charge. McGregor, who's also a Lake County deputy, didn't want to wait nearly two hours for a distant trapper to show up and cart the offending party off to his destiny as an expensive purse. Especially when the final bell of the school day was ringing and parents were picking up students.
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Deputies sweep Jackson County schools for drugs
Jackson County Floridian
Officers with K-9 units from sheriff's offices in Jackson and Bay counties, in cooperation with the Jackson County School Board, recently conducted a narcotics sweep at all high schools and middle schools in Jackson County. K-9 units sniffed more than 3,000 lockers, some 300 vehicles and 14 rooms. No narcotics were found. JCSO said in a news release that the sweep was part of an ongoing effort to reduce the introduction and use of drugs in the community and local schools.
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Sexual offender roundup in Escambia County
WEAR-TV
U.S. Marshals and the Escambia Sheriff's Office are working together to round up sex offenders. They've arrested 19 people in different areas of Escambia County; most for failing to report a change of address. County records show two of the suspects were staying at a half-way house on West Fairfield Drive. They're currently being held without bond. The other suspects have addresses listed throughout the county. The Escambia County Sheriff's Office says this is an ongoing operation and that more information will be released when the investigation is complete.
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Brevard County honors deputy killed in the line of duty
Florida Today
The lifetime of service and ultimate sacrifice of Deputy Barbara Pill, who was killed last year in the line of duty, were honored when Pill was named the Brevard County sheriff's deputy of the year for 2012.

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Deaths associated with drug use decline in Florida
The News-Press
Florida deaths associated with drug use dropped modestly in the first half of 2012 compared with the same period a year earlier, a decline officials linked to a crackdown on pill mills and better prescription drug tracking. The state counted 4,329 drug-related deaths between January and June 2011, according to a recently released Florida Department of Law Enforcement report. It was 4,126 during the six-month period a year later — nearly a 5 percent decline.
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Homeless agency awards Citrus County Sheriff's Department award for compassion
PR Newswire via International Business Times
The Mission in Citrus Homeless Shelters recently awarded the Citrus County, Fla., Sheriff's Department an award for their outstanding treatment of the homeless and their improved understanding and empathy of the new faces of homelessness. Treating those who have become homeless through no fault of their own with dignity and respect. And their dedication and teamwork to get the criminal homeless off the streets and to make Citrus County Florida a much safer place to live.
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Florida fingerprint technology heads to Ohio, neighboring states
PRWeb
FastFingerprints, a division of National Background Check Inc., has been approved to provide Ohio customers with the opportunity to process Florida Department of Law Enforcement-approved fingerprint background checks, effective April 1.
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State sheriffs associations divided on gun control
By Maurice Leach
A growing number of state sheriffs associations are picking sides in the controversial debate over gun control. According to the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association website, which keeps a running tally, 14 of the nation's 48 sheriffs associations and 347 of the nation's 3,000 sheriffs have gone on record opposing both President Barack Obama's executive orders and the gun control laws under consideration in the U.S. Congress. The National Sheriffs' Association issued a statement in support of gun control reforms.
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