Fresh questions arose about whether quicker action by the captain of a doomed ferry could have saved lives, even as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of passengers still missing Friday and feared dead. More>>
A Nepalese tourism official says six local guides have been killed and nine more are missing after an avalanche swept a route used to ascend the world's highest peak. More>>
A robotic submarine headed back down into the depths of the Indian Ocean on Friday to scour the seafloor for any trace of the missing Malaysian jet one month after the search began off Australia's west coast, as data... More>>
A Citrus County father is charged with killing his one-year-old son so he could keep playing video games. More>>
Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal crash on Highway 60 East, between 630 East and Grape Hammock Road, in Lake Wales. More>>
The family of 30-year-old hit and run victim Amari Williams held a memorial in his honor Thursday night begging for justice. More>>
Deputies arrested the owners of Napier's Log Cabin Horse Animal Sanctuary Thursday in connection with an ongoing animal cruelty investigation. More>>
Hillsborough School superintendent MaryEllen Elia announced plans Thursday to provide a shuttle bus service for students who live across Hillsborough Avenue. More>>
After East Lake residents fed up with stinky, cloudy water won a big battle against their utility company, they say Pluris American Infrastructure is retaliating against them.
Citrus County deputies need your help to find the rightful owner of a headstone found in Crystal River. More>>
A math teacher at Sarasota Military Academy was fired after a cell phone video showed him screaming at a student. More>>
A Polk County high school student is trying to clear her name from an ordeal she says her former teacher brought her into. Jessica Seaman says her teacher posed as her in a messaging app and talked to a 17-year-old boy. Now that teacher, 29-year-old Jennifer Fichter, is under arrest, charged with having sex with the teenaged boy.“It's not just that it was my first name, it was my full name,” Seaman said, of what she learned was spelled out on the affidavit describing the relationship between ... More>>
It's the jailhouse interview you need to see. A mother accused of stabbing her 4-year-old son to death speaks exclusively to News Channel 8's Melissa Beckman. More>>
There may be big changes at the Port Richey Police Department, after every officer on the force voted they have no confidence in the current chief.
Three Tampa Bay restaurants are receiving kudos from the state for not having any safety or sanitation violations during recent inspections.
A Dunedin sinkhole was filled in Thursday afternoon only a few hours after it opened. More>>
The Manatee County Sheriff's Office says the robbery suspect who died during a shootout with deputies died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. More>>
The Manatee Sheriff's Office says a 12-year-old boy reported missing Wednesday night has now been located and is okay. More>>
A Health Advisory has been issued for the following beaches: Ben T. Davis, Cypress Point, Davis Island, and Picnic Island based on the criteria for enterococci bacteria recommended by the EPA. More>>
Detectives with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office are asking for help identifying two men wanted in the home invasion of a 90-year-old man. More>>
A Tampa man accused of murdering a woman had the victim in his car when he was talking to a Hillsborough County Sheriff's Deputy, about an hour before the woman was killed. More>>
The Florida Highway Patrol released a report Wednesday on the deadly daycare crash in Winter Park.
A person familiar with the deal says quarterback Josh Freeman has agreed to terms with the New York Giants. More>>
Floridians who rely on Internet giant Amazon.com will have to soon start paying taxes on their online purchases. More>>
Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and... More>>
Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast. More>>
President Barack Obama says he hopes Russia lives up to its agreement with Ukraine but adds that Russia's previous actions give him concern. More>>
Future bouts of unpredictable weather could produce a hodgepodge of solutions for making up lost school days, similar to what happened this year. More>>
Ukraine is introducing stringent checks for Russian citizens who want to cross the border into Ukraine. More>>