A member of MacDill Air Force's medical operations squadron died in a traffic accident, officials from the base said in a statement Monday. More>>
Police identified the man who robbed an off-duty Polk County Sheriff's deputy, and got a warrant for his arrest. They consider him armed and dangerous. Winter Haven police officers said, Damarius Antwun More>>
Today, Governor Rick Scott signed the 2013-2014 Florida Families First Budget. Below is Governor Scott's letter to Secretary Detzner, followed by links to budget highlights.
Five children were home when a man was shot to death outside a Seffner house early Monday morning. One person is now in custody. More>>
Four people are safe after their boat caught fire off St. Pete Beach. The U.S. Coast Guard responded to the fire Sunday afternoon near Egmont Key. More>>
A bartender at a pub in Indian Rocks Beach got stabbed on Sunday evening after refusing to serve a customer who was already intoxicated, Pinellas County Sheriff's Office deputies told us. More>>
Zack Walker is an 8th grader at Lakeland Montessori He's among the students who plant, tend and watch closely over a small garden outside the Red Door Wine Market in Lakeland. More>>
Before students at Sexton Elementary can get their groove on to Beyonce songs during gym class, they stop by the Nurse's Office to test their lung capacity. More>>
It's all about the odds, and one single ticket in Zephyrhills, Florida has beaten them all by matching all the numbers to win the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million.
15 years ago the lives of Tampa Police detectives Randy Bell and Rick Childers, Florida Highway trooper James Crooks and 4-year-old Joey Bennett were cut short. More>>
Gov. Rick Scott is signing death warrants at a pace rarely seen in Florida since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976.
Polk County Sheriff's Office detectives are asking for the public's help in an Attempted Murder investigation.
As many as 60 people were injured in Virginia Saturday when a car drove into a group of hikers marching in a parade. No fatalities have been reported, but injuries range from superficial to critical. More>>
According to the History of Lottery researchers, after the first English lottery approved by King James I in 1612 that granted the Virginia Company of London the right to raise money.
Winter Haven Police are asking the public to help identify a suspect who robbed an off-duty Polk County Sheriff's Deputy Friday at a Winter Haven grocery store.
Ireland Nugent, the 2-year-old girl who lost her feet and part of her legs in a lawnmower accident, was invited by the Clearwater Marine Aquarium Saturday to visit Winter the dolphin.
Approximately 250 swimmers took to the water at Pier 60 Saturday in Clearwater Beach, in an effort to raise money for Moffitt Cancer Center Swimmers came from all over Tampa Bay. More>>
A 92-year-old World War II veteran recently had the opportunity to live out a dream.
The Sarasota Police Department reports a fatal car crash that occurred on Friday at approximately 9:30 p.m. at S. Tamiami Tr (US 41) and Arlington St.
Polk County Sheriff's Office officials say while on patrol Friday night, a deputy heard gun shots in the Reynolds Road area in Lakeland.
If you're planning to put the expense of this summer's vacation on a credit card and pay it off over time, travel experts say you may want to avoid using reward cards.
The governor of Connecticut and the state's two senators are meeting with representatives from the National Transportation Safety Board this morning at the site of a Metro-North Railroad crash.
A recent Consumer Reports survey of more than 1,600 adult smartphone users found nearly 40 percent don't bother to take the minimal steps to secure them with simple password protection. More>>
Hillsborough deputies are investigating a school bus crash in Plant City. More>>
We asked some Lottery players to estimate final take home, on a lump sum powerball jackpot. More>>
Deputies say a 14-month-old boy was taken to the hospital after a car hit him and dragged him almost ten feet. More>>
A group of young Republicans is looking to grow its membership and its influence for future elections. More>>
An attorney for a woman who says her boyfriend tricked her into taking an abortion pill has filed a civil suit. More>>
A bear captured in a Tampa neighborhood Friday morning has been safely released into the Ocala National Forest. More>>
Player excitement nationwide is soaring for this weekend's Powerball game, which now boasts a record-high $600 million jackpot. More>>
The girl who lost her feet in a mower accident will meet the dolphin that lost its tail and inspired a movie. More>>
Hillsborough deputies arrested a man who called himself a "sovereign citizen" for bringing a handgun onto a school campus. More>>
Dontae Morris is scheduled to stand trial for the deaths of Tampa Police Officers Jeffrey Kocab and David Curtis on November 4th. More>>
A Tampa couple charged with aggravated child abuse for leaving their son in the car for several hours bonded out Friday morning. More>>
Pasco County deputies reported of a gunshot victim in Land O' Lakes area near State Road 54 and Highway 41 early Friday morning. More>>
A brush fire in Hillsborough County reached a car junk-yard and engulfed a few cars Friday morning at 6050 Jensen Rd. More>>
Teacher supplies can be very expensive. Ask any teacher they will tell you it's true. A couple of local educators are doing their best to help cut the cost for the tools teachers use in the classroom. Adrianne More>>
Federal authorities in Florida say the son of a Tampa-area fertility doctor is accused of tricking his girlfriend into taking an abortion drug to kill her unborn child. More>>
To pay for pier engineering, permits, wind testing and other expenses, city council members were asked to approve 1 point 5 million dollars in spending. More>>
Polk County Sheriff's Deputies have broken up a large retail theft ring that involved 18 people. More>>
Surveillance cameras caught a man stealing a poodle puppy from a Tampa grooming shop earlier this week. Police identified the man but they have no idea what happened to the puppy. More>>
A tree house in Holmes Beach is quickly becoming a popular attraction and causing a lot of controversy. More>>
A couple in Hernando County is fed up by a family of foxes that have caused damaged to their sprinkler system, dug up their yard and have left dead animals on their property. More>>
Busch Gardens is teaming up with DreamWorks to bring a new, live stage show to the Tampa theme park. It's called "Madagascar Live: Operation Vacation." More>>
The Tampa Bay Rays have placed left-handed pitcher David Price on the 15-day disabled list with a left triceps strain. More>>
A Tampa couple faces a charge of aggravated child abuse for leaving their young son strapped in his car seat for about eight hours. More>>
At the Tampa city council meeting Thursday, council members looked at a possible new ordinance that would regulate how loud you can play music in your car. More>>
Just four days after WFLA-TV announced the addition of meteorologist Bryan Bennett, the WFLA-TV Storm Team is expanding again. Thursday, news director Don North announced that Julie Phillips will be joining the Storm Team, starting June 10th. More>>
A Safety Harbor man is accused of sexually battering a child under the age of 12. More>>
Florida's crime rate is down according to the 2012 Annual Uniform Crime Report. The report shows Florida's crime rate dropped 6.5 percent compared to 2011. More>>
Tampa Police ask drivers to stay away from the area near 21st Street and 8th Avenue in Ybor City because history is on the move there Thursday morning. More>>
Florida Highway Patrol troopers located the driver who hit and killed a bicyclist in Clearwater and took off Thursday night. More>>
The Florida Forest Service is fighting a 550-acre brush fire near the area of Interstate 4 and CR 557A. More>>
An endangered Indian rhinoceros at Lowry Park Zoo gave birth to her third baby, a male calf, a week ago, one day before her own birthday. More>>
Many adults have to balance caring for two generations- their own children and their aging parents. But a new system is being tested in Sarasota that could improve communication between the two. More>>
Divers will inspect the burned out hull of a shrimp boat that caught on fire at the Tarpon Springs docks earlier this week to see if any diesel or hydraulic fluid is still leaking from it Thursday morning. More>>
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and partners rescued an approximately 9-month-old female Florida panther in the Golden Gate Estates area of Collier County on Monday. More>>
Concerned Citizens of St. Petersburg, the group trying to stop the proposed Lens project, turned in 20,000 petitions at city hall Wednesday morning. More>>
The fourth and final group of draft action plans to conserve dozens of Florida fish and wildlife species is ready for public inspection and input, including plans to protect pillar coral and the Southeastern More>>
The St. Petersburg chapter of the NAACP is asking the police department to review some of its policies.
The rankings for best and worst cities for Summer travel are out and Tampa is pretty far down on the list.
A Holmes beach couple is worried about losing the tree house of their dreams, now that the city is telling them to tear it down.
Florida's stone crab season is over. Commercial and recreational harvests of stone crab claws close Wednesday. The next season begins Oct. 15. More>>
A report from State Farm ranks Florida in the top ten states for dog bite claims. In 2012, State Farm says it had 123 dog bite claims and paid out $7.1 million. More>>