Here's a quick roundup of headlines from across Florida:
BARTOW, Fla. (AP) - A central Florida teen who participated in a burglary that involved the death of another suspect has been sentenced to six years of probation. A Polk County judge sentenced 17-year-old William Murphy as a youthful offender Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to second-degree felony murder, burglary and possession of burglary tools.
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A Florida man accused of interfering with a flight crew aboard a Southwest Airlines flight last fall has been ruled competent to stand trial. An indictment says Ali Reza Shahsavari of Indialantic, Fla., became disruptive during a flight from Los Angeles to Kansas City, Mo., in October and intimidated crew members by screaming profanities and damaging a lavatory.
NICEVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say the pilot and passenger of a small plane are dead after their aircraft crashed in the Panhandle. Okaloosa County Public Safety Director Dino Villani said Thursday that the two people were the only ones onboard the four-seat aircraft.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The Orlando Police Department is apologizing to a woman whose teeth were broken when an officer pushed her down during a fight. Police released an internal review Thursday of the actions of Officer Livio Beccaccio.
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