Your Daily Look at News, Upcoming Events and the Stories for July 8th 2013
DEFENSE TAKES THE FLOOR IN ZIMMERMAN TRIAL
SANFORD, Fla-The defense will call witnesses to the stand Monday as the George Zimmerman trial moves into the final stages. The prosecution rested its case on Friday, after calling witnesses for two weeks.
WOMAN DIES IN BOATING-RELATED ACCIDENT
SOUTHWEST, Fla-A 23-year-old Southwest Florida woman is dead after a tube on the boat she was riding in flew out and the line attached to it wrapped around her neck. She was pulled into the water. Investigators are examining the boat for clues.
ROYAL BABY SHOWER IN GAINESVILLE
GAINESVILLE, Fla- Some folks in Gainesville are celebrating the imminent birth of an heir to the British throne. The Haile Village Bistro held the baby shower Saturday, with gifts being donated to a local charity. Prince William and Catherine Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their first child any day now.
1 MAN DIES DURING SOUTH FLORIDA DOMINOES GAME
POMPANO, Fla- One man died and three were injured during a shooting that took place early Sunday. The victims were playing dominoes under a carport outside a Pompano Beach home. The Broward Sheriff's office is investigating.
FATAL RIP CURRENTS ON FLORIDA'S COASTLINE
FLORIDA-Two swimmers died and dozens had to be rescued from strong rip currents along Florida's coastline.