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  Freedom for American Marine jailed...SAN DIEGO --After seven months behind bars in a Mexican jail on federal weapons charges, a U.S. Marine veteran is finally back on American soil, heading home to Florida. "It's a victory for American veterans," said former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson ...
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 12:15 am
  One pilot dead, one parachutes to...(CNN)-- The first sign there was a problem with Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo came at about 45,000 feet, just two minutes after the spaceplane separated from the jet-powered aircraft that carried it aloft. It wasn't something overt with SpaceShipTwo, said ...
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 12:35 am
  Leak week: Obama team shows signs...Trouble-making personnel inside the Obama administration have taken to the press at a steady clip in recent days to badmouth senior officials, as well as a key American ally. And as President Obama enters his seventh year in office, the whispers and ...
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 9:00 pm
  Space Tourism Rocket Crash Stirs...The explosion of Virgin Galactic's passenger rocket ship is stirring up mixed emotions as scientists and others involved in the space industry wait for more details on what happened over the Mojave Desert. While several people expressed sadness that one ...
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 12:33 am
  An Indian courthouse investigates...Over the last year, employees at the Karkardooma Court in East New Delhi have become convinced the place is haunted. The local bar association installed closed-circuit television cameras to try find out what was going on. (Annie Gowen/The Washington Post ...
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 8:34 pm

  Kurdish peshmerga forces enter...By Humeyra Pamuk and Raheem Salman SURUC Turkey/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A convoy of Iraqi Kurdish forces in Turkey rolled late on Friday across the border into Syria to help Syrian Kurds defend the besieged town of Kobani that has become the focus of a Western-backed war against Islamic State insurgents. U.S.-led air strikes hit Islamic State positions around Kobani earlier in the day in an apparent effort to pave the way for the heavily-armed Kurdish contingent to enter. ...
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 5:27 pm
  Islamic State kills 85 more...BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants have executed 85 more members of the Albu Nimr tribe in Iraq in a mass killing campaign launched last week in retaliation for resistance to the group's territorial advances, a tribal leader and security official said on Saturday. Sheikh Naeem al-Ga'oud, one of the tribe's leaders, told Reuters that Islamic State killed 50 displaced members of Albu Nimr on Friday. In a separate incident, a security official said 35 bodies were found in a mass grave. The sustained bloodshed shows how the al Qaeda offshoot has proven resilient despite U.S. ...
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 7:49 am
  Al Qaeda group seizes bastion of...By Mariam Karouny BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamist militants affiliated to al Qaeda seized the last remaining stronghold of Western-backed rebels in Syria's northwest province of Idlib on Saturday after days of fighting, rebels and a monitoring group said. Backed by other hardline Islamist groups, the Nusra Front are waging a major military campaign against the Syria Revolutionaries' Front led by Jamal Maarouf, a key figure in the armed opposition to President Bashar al-Assad, after accusing him of being corrupt and working for the West against them. ...
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 6:44 am
  China's Xi calls on army to...BEIJING (Reuters) - China's military must not let down those who gave their lives for the Communist Party in the revolutionary struggle and must resolutely fight corruption, state media on Saturday quoted President Xi Jinping as saying after a high-level scandal. Xi has made weeding out corruption in the armed forces a top goal. This week the government said one of China's most senior former military officers, Xu Caihou, had confessed to taking "massive" bribes in exchange for help in promotions. ...
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 7:52 am
  Army officer takes charge in...By Mathieu Bonkougou OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - An officer in Burkina Faso's presidential guard seized power on Saturday promising to lead the West African country to elections after the resignation of longtime President Blaise Compaore, in an apparent putsch against the military chief of staff. Compaore stepped down on Friday after two days of mass protests against his attempts to change the constitution to extend his 27-year rule. At least three people were killed after protesters stormed the parliament building and set it on fire. ...
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 1:49 am

  Space project will go on - BransonVirgin founder Sir Richard Branson vows to continue his space tourism venture despite the SpaceShipTwo craft crashing in the US, killing a pilot.
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 4:48 am
  Police cautions 'to be scrapped'The use of police cautions - where those who commit minor offences are given a formal warning - is set to be scrapped in England and Wales.
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 5:30 am
  Funeral of murdered SA footballerTens of thousands of mourners are attending the funeral of murdered South African football captain Senzo Meyiwa.
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 7:28 am
  UK travellers warned of terror...The Foreign Office warns British travellers they could be targeted by terrorists seeking revenge for UK air strikes against Islamic State militants.
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 9:24 pm
  Abuse inquiry 'must start soon'The government is urged to get an inquiry into historical child sex abuse moving quickly after Fiona Woolf stood down as its chairwoman.
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 7:37 am

  Rival officers claim power in...Colonel says he is in charge hours after nation's top general, an ally of the ousted president, did the same.
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 7:22 am
  Egyptian helicopters fire on Sinai...Assault launched overnight, residents say, after rise in attacks on soldiers and a declaration of a state of emergency.
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 7:21 am
  Missing Nigerian schoolgirls...Boko Haram chief denies ceasefire claim and says kidnapped schoolgirls have converted to Islam and married.
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 1:26 am
  Canada bars visas from Ebola-hit...Visa applications from worst-affected nations suspended in move slammed as ineffective and disheartening by critics.
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 4:48 am
  Hundreds of families flee Libya's...Rockets and artillery shells hit residential neighbourhoods, as street-to-street fighting rages between rival militias.
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 3:50 am

October 'Midterm' Surprise: Ebola and Obama as Political Savior?

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  J.P. Morgan Found Hackers Through...J.P. Morgan Chase may not have discovered the breach in its computer systems as quickly this past summer if it hadn???t gone looking for trouble elsewhere, people briefed on the investigation said.
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 5:34 am
  Miner BHP Spurns Bigger Is BetterBHP Billiton is the world???s largest mining company by market value with operations in 25 countries. So what???s one of the first things its chief executive advised his board when he joined: break it up.
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 3:17 am
  FCC Broadband Plan: No One Loves ItAn emerging FCC plan to give the agency more authority to regulate traffic on broadband Internet networks is shaping up as the classic Washington compromise. No one loves the idea, and everyone is sure it will wind up in court.
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 8:27 pm
  Investors Rethink American...Some brokers and shareholders are pulling back from unlisted real-estate trusts connected with American Realty Capital and Nicholas Schorsch after the firm disclosed accounting irregularities.
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 7:52 pm
  Samsung Asks Judge to Invalidate...Samsung Electronics Ltd. asked a judge to declare invalid a contract under which the company paid Microsoft Corp. more than $1 billion last year, according to a court filing.
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 9:43 pm

  Islamic State kills 85 more...OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - An officer in Burkina Faso's presidential guard seized power on Saturday promising to lead the West African country to elections after the resignation of longtime President Blaise Compaore, in an apparent putsch against the military chief of staff.
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 7:49 am
  Branson to meet Virgin Galactic...FORT KENT Maine (Reuters) - A Maine judge ruled on Friday that a U.S. nurse who treated victims of Ebola in West Africa does not need to be confined to her home, declaring Ebola fears in the United States "not entirely rational."
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 6:17 am
  China says not begun legal process...BEIJING (Reuters) - China's factory activity unexpectedly fell to a five-month low in October as firms fought slowing orders and rising costs in the cooling economy, reinforcing views that the country's growth outlook is hazy at best.
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 1:38 am
  Europe won't recognize vote in...MOJAVE Calif. (Reuters) - A passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson???s Virgin Galactic company crashed during a test flight on Friday near the Mojave Air and Space Port in California, killing one pilot and seriously injuring the other, officials said.
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 8:37 pm
  Suspect in Pennsylvania police...FORT KENT Maine (Reuters) - Declaring Ebola fears in the United States "not entirely rational," a judge rejected Maine's bid for a quarantine on a nurse who treated victims of the disease in West Africa but tested negative for it, and instead imposed limited restrictions.
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 7:35 pm

  Diplomacy: Back to square one on...Weekend Edition: Do Jewish programs work? JPost TV gets the scoop.
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 6:11 am
  Swedish FM: We hope Israeli...The November 3rd talks will focus on the stalled peace process, Psaki notes.
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 11:04 pm
  Rocket launched from Gaza lands in...One pilot killed, another seriously injured in California crash of passenger spaceship.
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 6:16 pm
  Second terror attack in as many...The public spat has put noticeable strain on the administration, Kerry said, who has known Netanyahu for decades and has worked on a near-daily basis with him since becoming secretary of state.
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 8:41 pm
  Diplomacy: Cool European WindsYou can visit the Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher, Notre Dame Center or Dormition Abby in Jerusalem, each of which hosts a special mass in celebration of the real reason for Halloween.
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 1:07 am

  Nigerian schoolgirls married offTHE leader of Boko Haram denies agreeing to a cease-fire saying the kidnapped schoolgirls all have converted to Islam and been married off.
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 5:07 am
  Branson heads to crash siteFEDERAL accident investigators and Sir Richard Branson are headed to the desert crash site of the Virgin Galactic — a crash which killed one pilot and badly injured another.
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 4:28 am
  Is it the end for Branson???s...VIRGIN boss Richard Branson has been touting the advent of space tourism for over 10 years. But will the crash of SpaceShipTwo ground those plans permanently?
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 10:30 pm
  More bodies found at MH17 siteA BREAK in fighting between Ukraine forces and pro-Russian rebels around the MH17 crash site has allowed investigators to reclaim more human remains.
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 5:56 pm
  Celebs all dolled up for HalloweenBREKKIE WRAP: IN today’s spooky edition of the news from overnight, Hollywood celebrities were barely recognisable as they dressed up for Halloween.
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 2:16 pm

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Virgin Galactic crash: Branson vows to continue space project

Witnesses identify man in connection with Meyiwa's murder


  Military rivals vie for power in...Opposing factions claim power in the west African country in the hours after the 27-year rule of president Blaise Compaore came to an end amid mass protests
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 6:31 am
  Murder inquiry after man, 18,...Simon Hughes, the justice minister, has appealed for calm following the incident on Friday afternoon
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 6:24 am
  China celebrates successful Moon...Beijing commemorates return of its "Little Flyer" lunar orbiter but insists it is not seeking a "space race" with India
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 5:20 am
  What is the most instantly...12,000 participants listened to a clip of a song, which had been randomly selected from more than 1,000 clips of songs dating from the 1940s
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 5:10 am
  Iran by rail: making tracks in...The arrival of the first private train from Europe to enter Iran underlines the country's growing appeal to tourists
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 4:00 am

  Election countdown: The final...Here's the election buzz for Saturday, with three days to go. ???????]]>
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 1:03 am
  U.S. marine heading home after...The marine who was detained in Mexico is on a plane to Florida ???????]]>
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 10:06 pm
  3rd victim in Marysville school...Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, 14, died a week after being shot, hospital officials said. ???????]]>
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 5:47 am
  Ex-FAMU band member convicted in...Dante Martin was accused of being ringleader of hazing ritual that killed a drum major. ???????]]>
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 12:49 am
  Tragedy won't crush space tourism,...Billionaires Branson, Bezos, Musk are determined to open space travel to ordinary citizens. ???????]]>
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 4:21 am

  Blackout Hits Bangladesh as Line...Bangladesh was hit by a nationwide blackout on Saturday after a transmission line bringing electricity from neighboring India failed, but power was restored to many parts of the country within a few hours, an official said.
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 5:33 am
  3 Girls Killed in Hit-and-Run...The girls, two of whom were twin sisters, were in a marked crosswalk when they were struck by a sport utility vehicle Friday evening, the authorities said.
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 3:41 am
  3 Girls Trick-Or-Treating Killed...Three teenage girls trick-or-treating in Halloween costumes were killed by a hit-and-run driver at a Southern California intersection Friday night, authorities said.
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 11:54 pm
  Girl, 14, Dies of Wounds in...Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, who was shot in the head last week when a classmate fired on five classmates in Marysville, Wash., died at a hospital in Everett.
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 11:50 pm
  Tailgating Goes Above and Beyond...A tour of the Grove in Oxford, Miss., which comes alive each football weekend with one of most elaborate pregame gatherings in the country.
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 11:26 pm

  Branson Vow To Continue Space Race...One pilot died and another was seriously injured when the spacecraft crashed during testing over California's Mojave Desert.
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 4:43 am
  A History Of Space Disasters In 10...Since space exploration began around 30 astronauts have been killed in training, testing or on missions.
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 7:27 am
  Theresa May Accused Of Bungling...The Home Secretary could be in for a tough time when she faces MPs after losing her second child abuse inquiry chairman.
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 12:22 am
  Terror Warning: Brits Not Safe...Foreign Office urges Britons to be "vigilant" abroad, as they may be targeted by terrorists in revenge for airstrikes against IS.
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 5:28 am
  Fireworks Warehouse Blaze: Police...A member of staff and a customer at SP Plastics are thought to have been killed in Thursday's explosion, detectives have said.
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 7:53 am

October 'Midterm' Surprise: Ebola and Obama as Political Savior?

Virgin Galactic crash: Branson vows to continue space project

Witnesses identify man in connection with Meyiwa's murder


  British Gas owner posts huge...British Gas' owner has increased profits at its residential arm by 23 per cent in a move fanning flames of anger over recent price hikes.Related StoriesCentrica criticised over profitsBatman shootings: Amateur video of audience fleeingJamie Heaton's parents visit Shaw explosion siteBo's wife charged with murder of British businessmanRelated StoriesFirst outing for fastest cubs on landMariem Alaoui Selsouli suspendedHSBC dealt record fine over drug-money launderingPolice numbers drop to lowest level in 9 yearsKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San Diego
  Posted on 26 July 2012 | 9:12 am
  Warsi cleared of expenses fiddleThe Conservative Party says its co-chairman Baroness Warsi has been cleared of allegations she wrongly claimed Parliamentary expenses.Related StoriesDavid Cameron heckled at Olympic eventMost over-the-top PMQs question ever?Cameron: 'We have to deal with banking culture'David Cameron confronted by angry Yorkshire residentRelated StoriesDavid Beckham surprises Team GB fans in photo boothAll children to be given flu vaccineOlympics 'sabotage' strike called offWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungePolice numbers drop to lowest level in 9 years
  Posted on 26 July 2012 | 9:12 am
  Bo's wife charged with murder of...The wife of scandal-hit Chinese politician Bo Xilai is to be prosecuted for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood.Related StoriesNorth Korean soldiers dance to celebrate Kim's promotionBNP members to be 'banned' from ChurchWarsi cleared of expenses fiddleWedding party's cars plunge into river as bridge collapsesRelated StoriesChina shows off elite Harbin Z-9 helicopterAdorable white lion cubs born in MexicoBreathtaking volcano eruption in JapanSenior Syrian diplomats defectKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San Diego
  Posted on 26 July 2012 | 7:49 am
  Olympics kicks off with flag gaffeOlympic organisers LOCOG have been forced to apologise to the North Korean women's football team, after the South Korean flag was displayed before their first match.Related StoriesDavid Beckham: 'I have a small role in opening ceremony'London 2012 kicks off with footballOlympics 'sabotage' strike called offMariem Alaoui Selsouli suspendedTall ships sail to the Thames for the Olympics
  Posted on 26 July 2012 | 7:11 am
  Police numbers drop to lowest...The number of police officers in England and Wales has fallen to its lowest level in nine years, figures showed today.Related StoriesEngland and Wales are ageing faster than ever beforeBNP members to be 'banned' from ChurchWarsi cleared of expenses fiddleWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungeRelated StoriesBritish Gas owner posts huge profitsHSBC dealt record fine over drug-money launderingWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungeKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San DiegoWarsi cleared of expenses fiddle
  Posted on 26 July 2012 | 7:03 am

  Christian zealot beheads teen for...Christian terror? In a grisly murder an Oklahoma college student with strong Christian beliefs nearly decapitates a young man because the victim practiced witchcraft. Isaiah Zoar Marin, 21, is charged with first-degree murder for the killing of Jacob Andrew Crockett, 19. Marin i?…
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 3:52 pm
  Alison Grimes to sue state GOP... Alison Lundergan Grimes' U.S. Senate campaign said it has filed suit in Franklin Circuit Court alleging that the Republican Party of Kentucky is trying to suppress voter turnout in Eastern Kentucky, where it sent official-looking mailers that say "Election Violation Notice" on ?…
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 10:37 pm
  Gasoline to fall below $3 a gallonAverage U.S. gas prices are expected to drop below $3 per gallon by Saturday, a psychologically significant milestone that comes after a months-long fall in the price of crude oil. The price free fall amounts to a stimulus for consumers, yielding tens of billions in savings just?…
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 6:48 am
  Everything You Need to Know About... At 10:10 a.m. Pacific Time on Friday, Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo dropped from its mothership at an altitude of 45,000 feet over Mojave, Calif. and fired its single hybrid rocket engine for its fourth-ever powered flight. Two minutes into the burn, the craft experie?…
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 6:25 am
  Do You Know These People?Does anyone know who Rev. George Lee was? How about Herman Lee (no relation), Viola Gregg Liuzzo or Jonathan Myrick Daniels? Not only should we know who these people were, but we all should be honoring them and many other brave Americans by going to the polls this Tuesday in mass?…
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 7:17 pm

  Burkina Faso: military power push...A split has emerged over who is ruling Burkina Faso after Lieutenant Colonel Issaac Zida declared that he is in charge of the West African nation.…
  Posted on 01 November 2014 | 1:01 am
  Boko Haram denies Nigerian...Islamist rebel group Boko Haram has denied the Nigerian government's claims that it has agreed to a ceasefire. The denial is made in a new video…
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 10:54 pm
  Ukraine: Poroshenko backs...Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has given his support to Arseny Yatsenyuk from the People's Front Party for a new term as prime minister…
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 9:01 pm
  Pilot dies as Virgin Galactic...At least one person is dead and another injured after Virgin Galactic's space tourism craft crashed during a test flight in California on Friday.…
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 8:19 pm
  Kurdish forces call for further...Iraqi Kurdish forces fighting ISIL fighters near Makhmour, a town recaptured from the militant group by the Kurds, say they need more weapons because…
  Posted on 31 October 2014 | 7:18 pm

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Witnesses identify man in connection with Meyiwa's murder


  Candy approach puts FT back on the...Nick Candy and his brother Christian made an audacious attempt to buy the Financial Times in a development that will...
  Posted on 30 November 2014 | 7:01 pm
  U-turn if you want to – it’s a...How ready are politicians to change their minds? I???ve some research to share. But first, how ready do we want...
  Posted on 30 November 2014 | 7:01 pm
  Shh . . . lots of top people...The Liberal Democrat Home Office minister Norman Baker is the sort of person who often sounds like he???s on drugs,...
  Posted on 30 November 2014 | 7:01 pm
  How Auden didn’t quite meet...I sit in one of the dives on 52nd Street, where WH Auden found refuge in New York. With the old...
  Posted on 30 November 2014 | 7:01 pm
  No one had twigged our ashes were...Most of the last golden yellow leaves have fallen from the ash trees, especially after the first fierce blows of...
  Posted on 30 November 2014 | 7:01 pm

  Obama: Allies Will Soon Take...Filed under: Democrats, Republicans, Foreign Policy, Obama Administration, International, Congress, Conservatives'I have absolutely no doubt that we will be able to transfer control of this operation to an international coalition,' President Obama said Tuesday.
  Posted on 22 March 2011 | 10:11 pm
  Democrats Could Lose Senate, Biden...Filed under: Senate, Democrats, Republicans, 2012 ElectionsDemocrats are only four seats away from losing control of the Senate to Republicans in 2012, Vice President Biden warned supporters in a online appeal for donations Tuesday.
  Posted on 22 March 2011 | 7:30 pm
  South Dakota Governor Signs Tough...Filed under: AbortionThe measure would require a women seeking an abortion to wait three days after meeting with a doctor and receive counseling before undergoing the procedure. Opponents promise a lawsuit.
  Posted on 22 March 2011 | 7:04 pm
  Republican Sen. Scott Brown: GOP's...Filed under: Senate, House, Democrats, Republicans, Abortion, CongressThe Massachusetts Republican joins another GOP senator, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, in expressing concerns about a proposal to end federal funding for the organization.
  Posted on 22 March 2011 | 4:44 pm
  Half of Americans Approve of...Filed under: Polls, Foreign Policy, Obama Administration, Poll Watch, IndependentsObama's marks for his handling of Libya come despite criticism from the left, right and abroad that he waited too long to act against the Gadhafi regime, and that once he did, the mission was not as defined as he promised it would be.
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Police in West Palm Beach are looking for a missing 81 year old woman who they said was last seen a couple of days ago.

BBPD: Officer faces charges of armed sexual battery, kidnapping

According to Boynton Beach Police Chief Jeffrey Katz, Officer Stephen J. Maiorino forced a 20-year-old female who was a passenger in his patrol car into unwilling sexual relations while on duty.

Special Report: Weak laws keep dangerous dogs in bad owners’ hands

A WPBF 25 News review of Palm Beach County’s dangerous dog case files found a number of dog owners failing to comply with legal requirements imposed on them.

John Goodman jury foreman: We had verdict in 15 minutes

John Goodman's trial lasted 14 days, but it took the jury just 15 minutes to reach a guilty verdict.

Chiropractors, attorneys accused of major accident fraud ring

A group of chiropractors, attorneys, and runners were arrested by state investigators Thursday morning. They are accused of running an accident insurance fraud ring based in Palm Beach County.

Fire forces mother, children from home

Carla Taylor says she feels like she has the weight of the world on her shoulders.

Poll shows tight race for Florida governor

A Quinnipiac University poll shows the race between Democrat Charlie Crist and Republican Gov. Rick Scott is still tight.

Treasure Coast man accused of molesting children may face more charges

Officials with the St. Lucie County Sheriff's office are asking anyone who may have been a victim of 34-year-old Tyrone Edison to contact detectives.

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