Terry Spencer, The Associated Press

Terry Spencer

The Associated Press

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Recent articles by Terry:

Florida U.S. House candidate sues to get primary loss erased

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Democratic Florida congressional candidate who lost a special election primary by five votes has filed two lawsuits a... → Read More

Story about dog ‘selling’ mansion part of long-running tale

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — For more than 20 years, a line of German shepherds named Gunther has been presented in news stories as the wealthy benef → Read More

Story about dog ‘selling’ mansion part of long-running tale

The Associated Press reported last week that a dog, Gunther VI, was selling a Miami mansion that it had purchased from Madonna for $7.5 million in 2000 for $31.75 million. While the mansion is in fact owned and being sold by the Gunther Corp., according to Miami-Dade County property records, the dog’s role appears to be little more than a joke that’s carried on for decades. → Read More

Stoneman Douglas families settle lawsuit against FBI

Attorneys for 16 of the 17 killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland said they have reached a confidential settlement with the government over the FBI’s failure to investigate a tip it received about a month before the massacre. The 17th family chose not to sue. → Read More

Florida school massacre families settle lawsuit against FBI

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The families of most of those killed and wounded in the 2018 Florida high school massacre announced Monday they have sett... → Read More

Florida massacre families to get millions for FBI's inaction

The families of most of those killed and wounded in the 2018 Florida high school massacre announced Monday have reached a multi-million dollar settlement... → Read More

Florida clears Groveland Four of 1949 rape of white woman

Florida has formally cleared four Black men who were falsely accused of raping a white woman more than seven decades ago → Read More

Florida clears Groveland Four of 1949 rape of white woman

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge on Monday officially exonerated four young African American men of the false accusation that they raped a white w... → Read More

Is burgundy maroon? Gunman’s lawyers argue they’re different

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for Florida high school shooter Nikolas Cruz told a judge Monday that detectives made false statements to get t... → Read More

Florida officer’s convictions upheld in fatal shooting

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court rejected the appeal of a police officer convicted of manslaughter and attempted murder for the ... → Read More

Nikolas Cruz pleads guilty to 2018 Parkland school massacre

Nikolas Cruz pleaded guilty to murder on Wednesday in the 2018 high school massacre in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 dead. → Read More

Nikolas Cruz pleads guilty to 2018 Parkland school massacre

Nikolas Cruz pleaded guilty to murder on Wednesday in the 2018 high school massacre in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 dead. → Read More

Nikolas Cruz pleads guilty to 2018 Parkland school massacre

Nikolas Cruz pleaded guilty to murder on Wednesday in the 2018 high school massacre in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 dead. → Read More

Nikolas Cruz pleads guilty to 2018 Parkland school massacre

Nikolas Cruz pleaded guilty to murder on Wednesday in the 2018 high school massacre in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 dead. → Read More

Nikolas Cruz pleads guilty to 2018 Parkland massacre at Florida high school

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Nikolas Cruz pleaded guilty to murder on Wednesday in the 2018 high school massacre in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 dead. Cruz, 23, entered his plea after answering a long list of questions from Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer aimed at confirming his mental competency. He was charged with 17 counts of murder and 17 counts of attempted first-degree murder for those… → Read More

Nikolas Cruz set to plead guilty to Parkland massacre

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Nikolas Cruz is scheduled to plead guilty to 17 counts of first-degree murder Wednesday for the 2018 shooting massacre at... → Read More

Nikolas Cruz pleads guilty to 2018 Parkland school massacre

Nikolas Cruz is scheduled to plead guilty to 17 counts of first-degree murder Wednesday for the 2018 shooting massacre at a Florida high school, as his attorneys turn their focus → Read More

Nikolas Cruz pleads guilty to 2018 Parkland school massacre

Several parents and other relatives of victims broke down in tears while listening to the court proceedings via a Zoom call. Cruz's attorneys announced his intention to plead guilty during a hearing last week. Fred Guttenberg, whose 14-year-old daughter Jaime died in the shooting, said he visited her grave this week to ask her for the strength to get through Wednesday's hearing. "She was the… → Read More

Attorney: Cruz to plead guilty to Parkland school massacre

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The gunman who killed 14 students and three staff members at a Parkland, Florida, high school will plead guilty to their murders, his attorneys said Friday, bringing some closure to a South Florida community more than three years after an attack that sparked a nationwide movement for gun control. → Read More

Hearing set abruptly in 2018 Florida high school massacre case

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A last-minute court hearing is set Friday in Florida for Nikolas Cruz, the man police said has confessed to the 2018 massacre of 17 people at a suburban high school. The hearing in Broward County Circuit Court was scheduled abruptly Thursday and does not describe the purpose. But WSVN-TV reported without citing sources by name that Cruz would plead guilty to all 17… → Read More