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AP-FL--Florida News Digest, FL

September 27, 2018

Good afternoon! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Florida. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Miami bureau at 305-594-5825 or miami@ap.org. Ian Mader is the news editor and can be reached at imader@ap.org. Kelli Kennedy is on the desk and can be reached at kkennedy@ap.org. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Eastern. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.



LONDON — American investor Shahid Khan’s 600 million pound ($785 million) offer to buy Wembley Stadium survived a meeting of the Football Association’s board without being rejected on Thursday. A decision was taken by the board of English soccer’s governing body to take a presentation on the terms of the sale to the larger FA Council , which features representatives from across the English game. The FA’s chairman and chief executive want to sell Wembley to Khan, who owns the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars and Premier League team Fulham, to raise funds for footballing facilities across England. By Rob Harris. SENT: 495 words with AP Photos.


CRAB MEAN-FALSE LABELS — The owner of a Virginia seafood company has pleaded guilty to conspiring to falsely label foreign crabmeat as fresh Chesapeake blue crab.

POLICE SHOOTING-FLORIDA — A newspaper is reporting that police in Florida fatally shot an armed domestic-battery suspect during a confrontation.

EARNS-CARNIVAL — Carnival Corp. (CCL) on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $1.71 billion. On a per-share basis, the Miami-based company said it had net income of $2.41.

BOY KILLED — A Florida mother has pleaded no contest to second-degree murder charges in the death of her 4-year-old son.

TROPICAL WEATHER-KIRK — Forecasters say Tropical Storm Kirk is on a path to dump heavy rains that could bring dangerous flooding to the eastern Caribbean.

DEPUTY SHOOTING-FLORIDA — Sheriff’s deputies in Florida shot a man who they say got out of his pickup truck during a traffic stop and pointed a gun at them.

KANGAROO ESCAPES-FLORIDA — A fugitive kangaroo named Storm has been found safe and sound after several days of searching in South Florida neighborhoods.

JUDGE THREAT-TRIAL — A Florida man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for threatening to kill a judge he believed ruled against him in his custody case.

FAMILY SHOOTING — A Florida man will likely spend the rest of his life in prison for fatally shooting three family members and wounding another.

STUN GUN-SCHOOL — A Florida teen is accused of bringing a lighter and pink stun gun to her high school.



DAVIE — For any New England Patriots wanting to say hello Sunday to former teammate Danny Amendola, they’re most likely to find him running over the middle. That’s where Amendola made his living for five years with the Patriots, and that’s where he has made an impact so far with his new team, the Miami Dolphins. By Steven Wine. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 4 p.m. ET.


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