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FL Supreme Court Refuses to Order State House Back

The Florida Supreme Court says it won't force state House members to return to the capitol for the end of this year's session.


Giddy Bucs Executive Plays Down Jameis Winston Off Field Problems

With the selection of Winston the Bucs prove that it is all about winning

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Truck Hits I-75 Overpass in Manatee County

Engineers are determining how badly damaged the I-75 overpass above State Road 60 in Manatee County is

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Car Crashes Into Tampa Store

No one was injured after a 71 year old woman crashed her car into the Kinko's-Fed Ex building

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Search On For Missing Boater On Lake Okeechobee

Authorities are searching for a missing boater on Lake Okeechobee.

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Tampa Police Chief Nomination In Jeopardy

A day after the fanfare surrounding Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn's nomination of Deputy Chief Eric Ward as the next Tampa police chief, there are signs Ward may have a tough time getting confirmed by council.

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FL House And Senate Fight In Court

The Florida House is telling the state's highest court that it had the power to abruptly adjourn earlier this week.

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Largo Teen…ummm…Defecates In Squad Car

A Largo teenager is suspected by sheriff’s deputies of having intentionally defecated in a squad car following her arrest. 18-year-old Katelyn Patricia Felegi was arrested after breaking into and damaging her ex-boyfriend’s home. An officer says Felegi was in


Woman Leaves Toddler In Car For 90 Minutes

Two days ago, 40 year old Rita Bateza parked a car at Deer Park Elementary School in New Port Richey to go to a book fair. Detectives say she left behind a 2 ½ year old child she was


Carjacking Then Accident Injures 4 On Orange Blossom Trail

Four people were injured in a crash on South Orange Blossom Trail during a police pursuit last night. According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, a man carjacked a woman in the parking lot of the Florida Mall and


Bucs Pick Jameis Winston And He Celebrates With Crab Legs

Now that Jameis Winston is officially headed to Tampa Bay, the Buccaneers will turn their attention to finding help the young quarterback jump-start a sputtering offense. The 2013 Heisman Trophy winner was the first pick in the NFL draft


Turtle Gets Prosthetic Wheels After Legs Eaten By Rat [VIDEO]

Mrs. T the 90-year-old Welsh tortoise, lost her 2 front legs after a rat gnawed them off. Luckily owner Dale Sinclair-Jones made the most of a bad situation. He fitted Mrs. T with a harness and glued the wheels


FL Senate Sues FL House

Democrats in the Florida Senate are suing the Florida House over the abrupt end of this year's annual session.


No Aquarium For Downtown Clearwater

The Clearwater Marine Aquarium will not be moving


Former NYPD Commissioner: There Would Have Been No Standing Down

People like Al Sharpton need to be held "accountable"

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FL Legislature Special Session Proposed

Florida Senate President Andy Gardiner is offering to hold a June special session to reach a deal on a new state budget.

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Ward Is New Tampa Police Chief

Tampa Police assistant chief Eric Ward is Mayor Bob Buckhorn's pick to succeed Jane Castor as police chief.

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Crystal River Murder Victim ID’d

The badly decomposed body found in a hot tub behind a Crystal River home has been positively identified as 54 year old Stephen Gorney.

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Search On For Florida Panther Killer

Federal wildlife officials are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the shooting of a Florida panther.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Attends Hurricane Conference

Gov. Scott Vows To End Budget Impasse

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is promising to help work on a new state budget