5 things to know in Florida for Jan. 25

Published on NewsOK Modified: January 24, 2013 at 3:57 pm •  Published: January 24, 2013
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Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

JURORS HUNG UP IN CASE OF MISSING GIRL

Jurors say they are hung up on a murder charge in the case of a South Florida woman accused of killing 4-year-old foster child Rilya Wilson. The jury said in a note Thursday they reached verdicts on separate kidnapping and child abuse charges in the case of 67-year-old Geralyn Graham, but there was a split on the murder charge.

GOVERNMENT PAID $120 MILLION IN MEDICARE FOR PRISONERS

Two reports issued by federal health officials say the taxpayer-funded Medicare program paid more than $120 million between 2009 and 2011 for medical services for inmates and illegal immigrants. .

OHIO MAN DIES IN DIVE ACCICENT

A 55-year-old man from Ohio died Wednesday during a dive off of Key Largo. Deputies say Ronald Dye and a dive buddy surfaces 25 minutes into the dive. Crew members started CPR but he was pronounced dead a short time later.

KINDERGARTNER DIES AFTER FALLING ILL AT SCHOOL

A 6-year-old Tampa area boy died after he became ill while at the school cafeteria on Wednesday. An autopsy is planned and sheriff's deputies are investigating.

EX-TEACHER BACK ON PROBATION IN STUDENT SEX CASE

A former Tampa middle school teacher will serve four years and two months of probation. A judge officially reinstated the probation Thursday after an appeals court ordered it last year. Earlier, a trial judge had ended probation for Debra Lafave, who pleaded guilty in 2005 to having sex with a 14-year-old.