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Published on NewsOK Modified: May 13, 2014 at 5:09 am •  Published: May 13, 2014
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POLICE WANT TO SPEAK WITH WOMAN WHO SAYS MIAMI POLICE OFFICER FOUND DEAD IN HIS HOME SHOT HIMSELF DURING A STRUGGLE

No arrests have been made in the death of Carl Ronaldo Patrick, whose body was found Friday in his Pembroke Pines home. Police have said they are investigating his death as a homicide. Tiniko Thompson told WTVJ-TV that her boyfriend's death was accidental. Thompson said she was struggling with Patrick for his weapon Wednesday morning when he slipped and the gun fired. Pembroke Pines Police issued a statement late Monday saying they want to speak with Thompson.

GOV. SCOTT AND CABINET ASKED TO APPROVE NUCLEAR POWER PLANT FOR SOUTH FLORIDA

Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet officials will decide whether Florida Power & Light should be allowed to add two nuclear generators at its existing Turkey Point facility near Homestead. The project would add approximately 2,200 megawatts of power or enough for an estimated 750,000 homes. The state's largest utility is also asking for approval of nearly 90 miles of new power lines to carry electricity from the plant.

FLORIDA HEALTH OFFICIALS CONFIRM SECOND CASE OF MERS IS SAUDIA ARABIAN MAN WHO WAS VISITING FLORIDA

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