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Attorneys for a double-amputee Army veteran accused of shooting two people at a Florida hospital for veterans a told federal judge they believe he's competent to stand trial. 

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A Florida sheriff's office says it has not settled a lawsuit and won't pay millions to a black man who became a quadriplegic when a deputy shot him.

Authorities say a nurse at a Florida hospital was shot by a man who grabbed a gun from a state trooper who brought him in for treatment.

WMFE

Health News Florida partner station WMFE in Orlando has produced an in-depth series for the one-year anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting. The following is an excerpt from that series.

Last January, gunman Esteban Santiago allegedly killed five and injured six at Fort Lauderdale International Airport. Even though it only took Broward Sheriff's deputies 90 seconds to detain Santiago, for the next 12 hours the airport was a scene of chaos, with false reports of gunshots, passengers stranded and authorities struggling to manage the crisis. 

The Tallahassee Police Department has released surveillance video taken the night two Florida A&M University students were shot.

It’s time for the media to stop following the antics of George Zimmerman, writes columnist Gary Stein on Context Florida.

Chiropractor Lenny Linardos of Holiday is being questioned in connection to a shooting at his clinic that left a  man gravely injured, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

An armed man shot at cars, threatened patients and beat several nurses before killing himself at a Daytona Beach hospital Sunday. Deltona’s Jonathan Rodriguez-Jeff, 22, crashed his car through the hospital gate and used a 12-gauge shotgun to shoot out a glass door at the hospital’s Professional Building, according to the Daytona Beach News-Journal.

Tampa Bay Times

A jury has acquitted 70-year-old retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Ralph Wald on charges of second-degree murder in the shooting death of a man who was having sex with Wald’s 42-year-old wife,  the Tampa Bay Times reports. Attorney Joe Episcopo successfully invoked the “stand your ground” law, saying Wald shot the man because he thought his wife was being raped by an intruder. The wife said she was so drunk she doesn’t remember much.