MIAMI (AP) - Attorneys for two Key West men challenging the state's ban on same sex marriage want the Florida Supreme Court to take up the case. The motion, if granted, would allow the case to bypass the appeals court and resolve the issue faster than usual. Judges in Monroe and Miami-Dade counties have ruled the ban unconstitutional.
MIAMI (AP) - Two drivers have died in a head-on crash on the Tamiami Trail. State troopers say 5-year-old Jerome McKinley Huggins was speeding this morning before veering into the oncoming lane and hitting a pickup truck. The identity of the other driver is pending notification of his family.
YULEE, Fla. (AP) - One man is dead after the small plane he was piloting crashed during taking off from a private airstrip in Nassau County. Authorities say the victim was 65-year-old Charlie Yeagle. The FAA says it and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash.
NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (AP) - The arrest of a single mother who let her 9-year-old play alone in a South Carolina park during her shift at McDonald's has stirred up debate over child care. Debra Harrell faces 10 years in prison if convicted of child neglect. Neighbors in North Augusta say she shouldn't be vilified.
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