Officials with the Polk County Sheriff's Office report that deputies arrested 41-year-old Jerry Matthew Monroe of Lakeland today charging him with Misdemeanor Battery.
Severe thunderstorms are moving through the Tampa Bay area with a line impacting south Pasco and northern Hillsborough counties. More>>
The Obridge Academy is a virtual school with a virtual Florida headquarters and a virtual track record of performance. More>>
The Manatee County school superintendent says the district is in a financial crisis. One of the proposals to save the district includes cutting the number of teachers and many parents are not happy. More>>
The weather is getting warm in the bay area and pest control experts say it's bringing out dry wood termites. "The phones are ringing off the hook now because the termites are swarming," said exterminator More>>
Edward and Rosa Lee are soft spoken. They say they are very private people, but they have now been drawn into a very public story. Their daughter, Remee Lee says she was six weeks pregnant and looking More>>
Greg Schiano wants to clear up any confusion about the Buccaneers' quarterback situation. "We have a starting quarterback. It's Josh Freeman," Schiano said. "I'm not looking to find a new one."
The city of Zephyrhills is still getting lots of national attention. But the many media crews and live trucks don't seem to bother the local residents. More>>
A Miami man has caught and killed the longest Burmese python ever captured in Florida at a record 18 feet, 8 inches. More>>
Authorities are investigating after two people were found dead in the woods in southwest Florida. More>>
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>>
Analysts with AAA AutoClub group promised stable gas prices in Florida throughout the week leading to the Memorial Day. According to the AAA report, the average prices in the Southeast moved less than 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>>