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July 27, 2014: A plane crashed on Venice Beach killing two people.  (Source: CBS)

Georgia Girl Struck By Plane On Florida Beach Dies

A 9-year-old girl who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she vacationed with her family has died from her injuries, law enforcement officials in Floridasaid Tuesday.

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July 27, 2014: A plane crashed on Venice Beach killing two people.  (Source: CBS)

Father Killed, Daughter Injured As Plane Crash Lands On Beach

A man was killed and his daughter was seriously injured when a small plane crash landed near Venice Beach on Florida’s Gulf Coast Sunday.

07/27/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Cuban Ballet Master Gives Classes In U.S.

A teacher with the National Ballet School of Cuba credited with launching the careers of some of the island’s most famous dancers is giving classes in Florida.

07/27/2014

Source: CBS4

One Killed, One Badly Injured In Separate Hit-And-Runs

Florida authorities are looking for two motorists involved in serious hit-and-run accidents over the weekend.

07/13/2014

(Source: AP)

Counties, DJJ Renew Legal Fight About Detention Costs

A decade into a dispute about how to divvy up the costs of detaining young offenders, the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice and more than two-dozen counties are digging in for more legal fighting.

07/07/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Two Sarasota Cops Save Baby Choking On Chicken Bone

Quick thinking by two Sarasota police officers helped save the life of an 11-month old baby.

07/03/2014

Source: AP (Josh Anderson)

Police: Car Driving Away From Cops Crashes Into Home

A car, driving away from police, crashed into a Sarasota home Saturday killing one woman inside the residence.

04/19/2014

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Researchers Study Sharks’ Sense Of Smell, Vision

If a shark’s nose was plugged, would it still be able to hunt? Some scientists say yes.

04/02/2014

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One Of 2 Winning “Fantasy 5″ Tickets Purchased In Hialeah; No Big “Mega Money” Winners

Friday’s “Fantasy 5” drawing will likely make two players extra merry this holiday season.

12/07/2013

Trader Joe's opened in Pinecrest on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Customers Frustrated By Lack Of Parking At Trader Joe’s

The store many South Floridian’s have been waiting on for years finally opened in Pinecrest Friday. However, getting in and out of the extremely popular specialty grocery store was more difficult than many people expected.

CBS Miami–10/20/2013

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