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  • Ex-chief, officers allegedly framed teen for burglaries in FL

    Ex-chief, officers allegedly framed teen for burglaries in FL

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:46 PM EDT2018-06-14 17:46:03 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:46 PM EDT2018-06-14 17:46:03 GMT
    Ex-law enforcement officials allegedly arrested a teen for a crime he didn't commit in order to keep a perfect record for burglary cases. (Source: Raycom Media, file)Ex-law enforcement officials allegedly arrested a teen for a crime he didn't commit in order to keep a perfect record for burglary cases. (Source: Raycom Media, file)

    Biscayne Park Police Chief Raimundo Atesiano, as well as officers Charlie Dayoub and Raul Fernandez, were indicted by federal officials for "conspiracy to violate civil rights under color of law."

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    Biscayne Park Police Chief Raimundo Atesiano, as well as officers Charlie Dayoub and Raul Fernandez, were indicted by federal officials for "conspiracy to violate civil rights under color of law."

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  • North American trio beats Morocco to host 2026 World Cup

    North American trio beats Morocco to host 2026 World Cup

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:37 AM EDT2018-06-13 06:37:15 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:42:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). FIFA President Gianni Infantino arrives at the FIFA congress on the eve of the opener of the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The congress in Moscow is set to choose the host or hosts for the...(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). FIFA President Gianni Infantino arrives at the FIFA congress on the eve of the opener of the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The congress in Moscow is set to choose the host or hosts for the...

    FIFA is preparing to choose between Morocco and a joint North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup.

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    FIFA is preparing to choose between Morocco and a joint North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup.

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  • Trump sees 'new future' for North Korea, but path unclear

    Trump sees 'new future' for North Korea, but path unclear

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 3:58 AM EDT2018-06-12 07:58:53 GMT
    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-06-13 06:21:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sentosa Island, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Singapore.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sentosa Island, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Singapore.

    President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un promised to "build a lasting and stable peace regime" on the Korean Peninsula by recommitting to the "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula."

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    President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un promised to "build a lasting and stable peace regime" on the Korean Peninsula by recommitting to the "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula." 

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Born: Ft. Knox, Kentucky
Raised: Around the World (Germany, Singapore, Hong Kong and 8 states in the U.S.A)

Education:
University of Alabama
Double-Major: Journalism & Political Science
Minor: Japanese

Work Experience:
WUAL-FM Tuscaloosa, AL: Reporter & Anchor
Alabama Radio Network: Mobile, AL: Anchor/Producer
WMBB Panama City, FL: Morning and Midday Anchor and Producer & Temporary Weather Girl
WPTV West Palm Beach, FL: Investigative Reporter & 5 P.M. Anchor

Shannon's reporting has been recognized by several organizations.

* NATAS Emmy Awards (Suncoast Chapter): 2003, 2004 (nominee), 2005, 2006 and 5-time Emmy award winner in 2007.
* RTNDA Regional 2008 Edward R. Murrow Award/News Documentary
* SPJ Regional Green Eyeshade Award- 2007 finalist
* SPJ Florida Chapter
* MADD Media Awards 2004
* Florida Associated Press
* Alabama Associated Press

Shannon's work has changed policies in guardrail protection along Florida's busiest roadways, pushed local legislation that has influenced restaurant cleanliness, and exposed government waste when it comes to Medicare spending.

Like most army dependents, Shannon grew up moving wherever and whenever Uncle Sam directed. She has lived in eight states and three foreign countries. Her interest in Journalism flourished while studying at the University of Alabama. She started her career in radio news working for an NPR affiliated station. She moved into television news when she was hired at WMBB-TV in Panama City, FL. An opportunity with Contact 5 at WPTV News Channel 5 drew her to West Palm Beach in 1996. Years later, she met a great guy, fell in love and married. Shannon and her husband live in Palm Beach County where they enjoy all kinds of outdoor activities together. They are expecting their second child this summer. Shannon loves reading, working out and the beautiful South Florida sunsets!

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