Tuesday, December 24, 2013
PALM COAST, Fla. (AP) — Authorities have shut down northbound Interstate 95 in Flagler County on one of the busiest travel days of the Christmas season. The northbound lanes of I-95 were shut down Tuesday following a fatal truck crash in the early morning. The Flagler County Sheriff's Office says the northbound lanes stretching from Palm Coast Parkway to U.S. 1 could be closed for as long as 24 hours.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — It's a wrap for NASA's Christmas Eve spacewalk. Two astronauts are safely back inside the International Space Station after replacing a pump in a crippled cooling line on Tuesday.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Florida Panhandle police officer shot and killed a teenage boy after authorities say he ran over an officer who was trying to stop him. The Pensacola Police Department reports that an officer fired into 17-year-old William Goodman's car early Tuesday morning after the teen ran over another officer's leg.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — This "Grinch" was a mean one. Police say burglars broke into a Florida woman's home, stole her two children's gifts from under the tree and snatched the family's puppy. Tampa Police are investigating, but they also chipped in to replace the gifts. The squad delivered the gifts in the wee hours of the morning on Christmas Eve, each one signed "From Santa."