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Balloon pop caused Town Center panic Sunday, police say

Israel Fontoura, News Editor | October 15, 2019

Boca police received reports of a shooting at the Boca Town Center mall in the food court area Sunday at around 3 p.m. They released a public statement Tuesday saying a popped balloon caused shoppers to flee the area, not a gunshot.   Investigators say they found a video that shows a janitor pushing a garbage cart through the food court area, and the cart rolled over and dragged a balloon,...

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‘They probably thought I was a criminal’: Baker Acted students say wearing handcuffs worsens their experience

Cameren Boatner, Editor in Chief | October 15, 2019

Law enforcement agencies can involuntarily transport students to mental health treatment centers under a Florida law called the Baker Act. But when they use handcuffs to do so, which experts say is relatively standard, students say it makes their situation even worse.

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