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    Despite selfie, alleged Lakeland phone thief still not found

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    Despite numerous leads, alleged sightings and the help of a stolen phone tracking app, Lakeland Police have not found the woman whose photo was taken as she held a stolen phone. More>>

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    Some Florida officials consider lightning-prediction systems after deaths Video included

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    A Tampa man is recovering after he was indirectly hit by lightning Thursday. And while six people have already been killed by lightning this year, some are trying to prevent the deaths. More>>

    Police: Elderly Fla. woman bites purse snatcher

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    Police in Cape Coral are searching for a purse snatcher who could be sporting a bite mark after she was bitten by her elderly victim.
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    VIDEO: Waterspout threatens boats Video included

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    An amazing and frightening video clip of a waterspout is going viral on social media. The video shows the water spout approaching land, sending boats in its path scurrying out of the way.
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    Manatee massage therapist to plea in groping incident Video included

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    Kevin Holmes knew the nearly naked woman on his massage table last March was an off-duty detective. More>>

    Baby dies after being left in hot car in Kansas

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    Police say a 10-month-old girl has died after being left in a hot car outside a house in south Wichita. More>>

    St. Pete mother of missing teen looks for answers 2 years later Video included

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    The mother of a missing teenager will be handing out flyers in South St. Petersburg this morning.  More>>

    Tampa officer fights back from war wounds Video included

    In 2007, Diane Lopes was just out of the police academy and had just been hired by the Tampa Police Department when she received another calling. In 2007, Diane Lopes was just out of the police academy and had just been hired by the Tampa Police Department when she received another calling.
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    In 2007, Diane Lopes was just out of the police academy and had just been hired by the Tampa Police Department when she received another calling.Lopes was called to duty in the Air Force Reserve and sent to Iraq." More>>

    New restaurant in Tampa to use local produce and art

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    A new restaurant trend in the Bay area, earth-to-table concept, strives to keep it local. More>>

    Pope Francis to visit U.S. in 2015

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    Pope Francis will visit the United States next year, the Catholic News Service reported today.
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    VIDEO: Intense gator battle at Odessa golf course Video included

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    An amazing video of two big gators locked in an intense fight might have you wondering how something so dangerous could happen at a golf course. A golfer shot the video using a cell phone More>>

    Black box found at site of Air Algerie crash Video included

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    French officials dispatched a military unit to secure the site in restive northern Mali where an Air Algerie plane crashed with the loss of 116 people.  More>>

    Umbrellas needed this Friday in Tampa Bay

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    Isolated storms will be mainly east of I-75 Thursday evening, although a few more showers may move onshore from the Gulf. Overnight expect some lingering clouds and temps staying warm near 80 degrees. More>>

    Adoption special extended in Hernando shelter

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    Hernando County Animal Services center is extending its Adoption Special to include all the dogs, cats and kittens at the shelter, county officials said Friday. More>>

    Clearwater twins inspire national campaign for epilepsy awareness Video included

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    'Make A Stand Against Epilepsy' - that's the slogan of a nationwide awareness and fundraising effort that sparked because of Clearwater twins. More>>

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    • VIDEO: Intense gator battle at Odessa golf course

      VIDEO: Intense gator battle at Odessa golf course

      Friday, July 25 2014 10:56 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:56:27 GMT
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      An amazing video of two big gators locked in an intense fight might have you wondering how something so dangerous could happen at a golf course. A golfer shot the video using a cell phone
      An amazing video of two big gators locked in an intense fight might have you wondering how something so dangerous could happen at a golf course. A golfer shot the video using a cell phone
    • 'Faces of Meth' program launched by Sheriff's office

      'Faces of Meth' program launched by Sheriff's office

      Monday, July 21 2014 6:37 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:37:35 GMT
      'Faces of Meth' is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office.
      'Faces of Meth' is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office.
    • Photo of cat at gunpoint on Facebook sparks investigation

      Photo of cat at gunpoint on Facebook sparks investigation

      Friday, July 25 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-07-25 12:00:28 GMT
      Animal Control officers are investigating a post that sparked outrage on Facebook - it was a picture of a man holding a cat by its scruff and pointing a gun at it, NBC-2 reported.
      Animal Control officers are investigating a post that sparked outrage on Facebook - it was a picture of a man holding a cat by its scruff and pointing a gun at it, NBC-2 reported.
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    • Va. Gov.: Blessing more didn't die in tornado

      Va. Gov.: Blessing more didn't die in tornado

      Friday, July 25 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:55:29 GMT
      Flattened trees, flipped-over RVs, scattered tents, and awnings ripped from trailers - a scene of devastation awaited the visit of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe the day after a tornado ripped through a campground...
      Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says it's a blessing more people didn't die when a tornado swept through a campground on the Eastern Shore that claimed two lives and injured dozens others.
    • Cause sought for gunfight between patient, doctor

      Cause sought for gunfight between patient, doctor

      Friday, July 25 2014 12:53 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:53:11 GMT
      A man who authorities say fatally shot a caseworker at a hospital complex near Philadelphia and was then shot by his psychiatrist remains listed in critical condition.
      Authorities hope to learn Friday why a psychiatric patient allegedly killed a caseworker at a hospital complex outside Philadelphia and whether a psychiatrist who shot the patient with his own gun, wounding him, had feared...
    • Baby dies after being left in hot car in Kansas

      Baby dies after being left in hot car in Kansas

      Friday, July 25 2014 12:44 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:44:40 GMT
      Police have arrested the foster parent of a 10-month-old girl who died after being left inside a hot car in Wichita, Kansas.
      Police have arrested the foster parent of a 10-month-old girl who died after being left inside a hot car in Wichita, Kansas.
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    • VIDEO: Waterspout threatens boats

      VIDEO: Waterspout threatens boats

      Friday, July 25 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:38:15 GMT
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      An amazing and frightening video clip of a waterspout is going viral on social media. The video shows the water spout approaching land, sending boats in its path scurrying out of the way.
      An amazing and frightening video clip of a waterspout is going viral on social media. The video shows the water spout approaching land, sending boats in its path scurrying out of the way.
    • Police: Toddler in diapers crashes Jeep, runs home to watch cartoons

      Police: Toddler in diapers crashes Jeep, runs home to watch cartoons

      Friday, July 25 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:53:58 GMT
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      The caretaker of an adventurous 3-year-old boy is in a heap of trouble after police say the toddler crashed a Jeep into a house and then ran home to watch cartoons
      The caretaker of an adventurous 3-year-old boy is in a heap of trouble after police say the toddler crashed a Jeep into a house and then ran home to watch cartoons
    • VIDEO: Intense gator battle at Odessa golf course

      VIDEO: Intense gator battle at Odessa golf course

      Friday, July 25 2014 10:56 AM EDT2014-07-25 14:56:27 GMT
      YouTube imageYouTube image
      An amazing video of two big gators locked in an intense fight might have you wondering how something so dangerous could happen at a golf course. A golfer shot the video using a cell phone
      An amazing video of two big gators locked in an intense fight might have you wondering how something so dangerous could happen at a golf course. A golfer shot the video using a cell phone
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