Ladies from the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 14 spruced up the historic Lincoln Cemetery, 600 58th St. S., on Saturday.
Law enforcement officers across the bay area will be out in force on the waterways this Memorial Day weekend. They say they want to make sure boaters are safe and sober while operating their watercraft. More>>
The National Transportation Safety Board has launched an investigation into the cause of a cargo train collision that partially collapsed a highway overpass in southeast Missouri, injuring seven people. More>>
If you would like to use the Tow to Go program during the Memorial Day weekend, the number to call (855) 286-9246. The program is available May 24th through May 27th. More>>
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is conducting a death investigation after a body was discovered at the 5100 block of Bee Ridge Road around 11:35 a.m. Saturday.
The Florida Aquarium invites our service men and women to spend Memorial Day Weekend with us and have a touching encounter with our brand new exhibit, Stingray Beach.
A motorcyclist weaving in and out of traffic slams into the front of a car ejecting the rider, according to Hillsborough County deputies.
Three-month-old Elayna Nigrelli has redefined what it means to be a miracle baby. She was born while her mother was technically dead.
Brett Gardner, Lyle Overbay and Jayson Nix each drove in two runs, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 9-4 on Friday night.
Events have been planned to celebrate the life of the inverted pyramid, which opened in 1973 - 40 years ago! Events include decades of music over the years featuring local performers, historic water ski More>>
The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deputy-involved shooting that occurred Friday night at 119th Street just south of Ulmerton Road in Largo. More>>
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has arrested two men for a shooting that occurred during a road rage incident late Tuesday afternoon. More>>
A Tampa mother finally holds two of her lost daughters, 21 years later. More>>
The March 2007 rape sent fear among Mulligan's neighbors at the "Paradise Shores" condo complex in St. Petersburg. More>>
A detention deputy heard the man accused of killing two Tampa police officers refer to himself as a child molester and say he repented for killing five people, according to court documents. More>>
Alice Gordon thought she found the perfect deal: three nights at the Tradewinds Island Resort on St. Pete Beach for just $199. More>>
Owners of the Island Escape Condominiums on Island Estates in Clearwater Beach gasped when they saw their latest bill from Citizens. More>>
Citrus County deputies took part in a training exercise today that put them up against shooters in a school. More>>
The FCAT results are in and state officials are happy with what they see. Statewide, the math numbers stayed the same, but scores are up in both the writing and reading tests. More>>
A Tampa man is facing animal cruelty charges after officials discovered 22 dead cats hidden in the man's freezer. More>>
A man crossing US Highway 19 near Beacon Woods Drive in Pasco County got hit by a car and died, Florida Highway Patrol troopers told us. More>>
A 4-year-old K9 Officer, Ike, with Hernando County Sheriff Office K9 Unit passed away unexpectedly Thursday after an emergency surgery, Sheriff Al Nienhuis told us. More>>
Craft breweries from around the country including Tampa's Cigar City Brewing are toasting the troops with a beer aged with a unique ingredient that symbolizes America's pastime - baseball bats. More>>
Detectives arrested a man who they believe was involved in a double shooting in Pinellas County in November 2012. More>>
Whether the controversial Lens is ever constructed, the current St. Petersburg Pier is closing. This is the last weekend you can stroll along the iconic landmark or shop inside the inverted pyramid. More>>
Who brutally killed a family of four, including two young children, in their Sarasota County home in 1959? More>>
The FHP Inspector General has cleared state trooper Daniel Cole of any wrongdoing in the shooting of a Pinellas Park cemetery owner. More>>
Federal investigators arrested two people accused of selling identities they claimed to get from local medical facilities. More>>
Thanks to social media, life is one long never-ending conversation. Just like in real life, bad manners can be very annoying. More>>
St. Petersburg Police Officers have arrested three people for a home invasion and beating that left a 63-year-old woman in critical condition on Wednesday morning. More>>
A Manatee Sheriff's Office lieutenant is facing charges of child molestation More>>
Deputies have arrested a man in connection with an attempted abduction in Valrico. More>>
Sarasota county commissioners have ordered a team to begin plans for a new Sheriff's Office. More>>
Ireland Nugent and her family were reunited with first responders who came to her lawnmower accident. More>>
A Bartow man is accused of abusing two teenage girls, both of whom were living in his home. More>>
Hernando County Sheriff's Office issued a Silver Alert for Joseph Howard Telmosse, 88, Thursday morning. More>>
Approximately 40 animals were found in what appeared to be an abandoned home on Hiawatha Place in Holiday on Wednesday night according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office. More>>
A proposed high-speed ferry project could be coming to Tampa Bay. More>>
A Brooksville man is charged with child abuse after a teacher noticed a large bruise on one of her students. More>>
A shooting incident Thursday in Spring Hill left one person dead, Hernando deputies told us. More>>
The employment opportunities exchange website JobExpo.com hosts a job fair in Tampa Thursday. The fair starts at 10 a.m. at the Sheraton Suites Tampa Airport Westshore Hotel at 4400 West Cypress St. Job More>>
Two motorcycle drivers are recovering at Bayfront Medical Center Thursday morning after taking a sliding turn on Gulfport Boulevard Wednesday night. More>>
Kiera Wilmot, 16, and her sister say calling her an experiment an 'bomb' is an exaggeration. More>>
It's a typical story of a cat with a hairball, only the this cat weighs approximately 400 pounds, and what seems to be a giant hairball, is too big to be removed without surgery.
Laura Spaulding is used to crime scenes. Her company, Spaulding Decon, is often called in to clean up sites involving homicides, hoarding and other incidents. More>>
Hernando authorities say they've arrested a woman on animal cruelty charges after finding 50 cats and three dogs inside an abandoned U-haul truck parked behind a Publix store near the county line of Pasco. More>>
The Obama administration acknowledges for the first time that four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen since 2009.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are launching a new "simplified" loan modification program. This is good news for some troubled homeowners who have long complained that mortgage companies reject their applications More>>
A wealthy Sarasota retiree was tired of air travel options in Sarasota, so he decided to fix the problem the only way he knew how- he's starting 'Sunrise Airlines.' More>>
Did 78 year old Audrey Mulligan die as a result of her injuries from a sexual assault, or did she die of other health issues? That's at the crux of the murder trial underway in Pinellas County this week. More>>
Two Seffner homes next to a deadly sinkhole are slated for demolition. Work crews and heavy equipment arrived on Faithway Drive early Wednesday morning. More>>
Winter Haven Police are asking for the public's help in locating 16-year-old Allyssa Marie Atkinson after she went missing on Monday. Police officials say on Monday at approximately 11:44 a.m., Allyssa More>>
Multiple law enforcement agencies participated in arrest of the man Tuesday afternoon in Temple terrace who they said robbed an off-duty Polk County Sheriff's deputy a few days ago. Tampa Police officers More>>
Sarasota County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man in connection with a road rage shooting confrontation late Tuesday afternoon. More>>
A fire that broke early Wednesday morning at Manhattan Palms condominium in North Tampa left eight families on the street and closed North Manhattan Avenue between Sligh and Waters Avenue. More>>
Sandra Testo-Michaud remembers her 2-year-old as "full of energy." "We called her the little monkey she was all over the place," Testo-Michaud said. More>>
Virgil DeBose is facing trial this week for the rape and murder of an elderly woman in St. Petersburg who police say tried to help him six years ago. More>>
Instead of admiring their beauty from a distance, a woman grabbed one, then rode on its back. More>>
The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved far-reaching immigration legislation that gives a chance at citizenship to millions living in the country illegally. More>>
Tuesday around 10:00 a.m. a Mack dump truck traveling southbound on I-75 just south of State Road 56 in Wesley Chapel traveled into the direct path of a 2012 Hyundai. More>>
The Tampa Port Authority board members voted unanimously to reject a plan by local investors to purchase Channelside Bay Plaza. More>>
Looking for a job is tough enough these days but how much tougher does having a suspended driver's license make things? 51 year old Wes Diebold doesn't know for sure if his suspended license was a roadblock. More>>
On Tuesday at about 1:50 a.m., officers with the Brooksville Police Department responded to the Brookhaven Apartments after a report of a Disturbance/Shots Fired complaint.
It's one of the big scandals that's been plaguing President Obama's administration in recent weeks: news that the I-R-S gave special scrutiny to conservative groups, looking for tax- exempt status. More>>
A proposal to split up the roles of chairman of the board and chief executive at the nation's largest bank came up short at a shareholder meeting held in Tampa on Tuesday. More>>
They are the largest fish in the world: whale sharks! And Mote Marine scientists need help finding them to better understand their migrating patterns. More>>
The Florida Lottery announces that Steven Vaughan, 41, of Seminole, claimed the second $1 million POWERBALL® prize from Saturday night's POWERBALL drawing. The winning numbers from the POWERBALL draw were 10-13-14-22-52, More>>
The USF baseball players need no reminder the program hasn't made the NCAA Tournament since 2002.
Universal Orlando has raised the price of a one-day, single-park ticket to $92. The price increase, up from $89, went into effect this past weekend. More>>
The Obridge Academy is a virtual school with a virtual Florida headquarters and a virtual track record of performance. More>>
An employee embezzled more than $56,000 in a course of 13 months from a local company which handles workers compensation claims, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office report. More>>
In preparation for hurricane season beginning on June 1, Polk County organizations produce and distribute the "Polk County Public Shelters" map for 2013. More>>
The University of South Florida is now being credited with starting a revolution in health care. More>>
A teenager in Tampa used his mother's work computer to get 22 fraudulent credit cards, Hillsborough County Sheriff deputies told us. More>>
Cork Elementary School guidance counselor kissed a cow Tuesday morning as a reward to his students. They won the first place in a food drive for schools in Plant City area. More>>
The dogs rescued during an arrest in the animal cruelty case in Polk County can go home with you today. More>>
An automatic fire alarm went off at Tampa substance abuse treatment facility DACCO Monday evening. More>>
Two men are seen harassing manatee in a Facebook video. More>>
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.
Sleep experts estimate one in three people will suffer from insomnia at some point in their life. For those suffering from insomnia, it turns out, there's an app for that.
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>>
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>>
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>>