Sunday, November 17, 2013
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A 13-year-old runaway Florida boy has been arrested after authorities say he led a deputy on a car chase with two other teens that ended in a dangerous collision. Florida Highway Patrol officials said the teen was driving an SUV through Columbia County on Saturday with 14-year-old and 13-year-old passengers.
BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) — A deer in the Florida Keys is breathing more easily after a deputy helped untangle him from a soccer net. Monroe County Sheriff's Deputy Danielle Malone found the young Key deer Saturday morning with his head and antlers caught in a soccer net at a church on Big Pine Key.
MIAMI (AP) — Miami-Dade police say they believe they have found the body of Florida man who fell from a private plane into the waters off South Florida. Authorities said they presume the body is that of 42-year-old Gerardo Nales in a mangrove area Saturday morning but are waiting on official identification from the medical examiner.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA hopes its newest Mars spacecraft lives up to its know-it-all name — Maven. The robotic explorer is due to blast off Monday afternoon on a 10-month journey to the red planet. It will orbit Mars and study the atmosphere to try to understand how the planet morphed from warm and wet to cold and dry.