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Man killed in Arcadia crash

A 50-year-old Arcadia man was killed in a crash on Sunday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. According to the FHP, the man, who has not been identified yet pending notification of next of kin, walked into the path of an approaching pickup truck on U.S. 17 south of Heard Street in Arcadia at a


Shots fired during Florida mayor's arrest

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. - Authorities say shots were fired when they arrested a Florida mayor on a charge of practicing medicine without a license. The Tampa Bay Times, citing news releases, reports that no one was injured during the Thursday morning arrest of Port Richey Mayor Dale Massad.


Seven injured in church bus crash outside Arcadia

DeSOTO COUNTY, Fla. -- Seven people, including a 3-year-old child, were injured Monday morning when a church bus crashed into a ditch south of Arcadia. It happened just before 8 a.m. on U.S. 17 near the intersection with SW Wood Street.


Florida governor Ron DeSantis wants to import prescription drugs from Canada

Florida's governor on Wednesday proposed bringing cheaper, Canadian prescription drugs to Florida as a way to cut health care costs. Gov. Ron DeSantis said that he wants to create an importation program that brings Canadian prescription drugs to the Sunshine State.


Huge snake mauled by alligator in Florida, shocking video shows

A giant python in the Florida Everglades met its demise earlier this week when an alligator decided to make the serpent its next meal. Rich Kruger was near the Shark Valley Visitor Center in Miami-Dade on Monday when he came across the shocking sight.


Pedestrian killed while crossing the street in Arcadia

ARCADIA, Fla. - A pedestrian was killed while crossing the street in Arcadia Sunday night, witnesses said. Troopers confirm at least one person has died. The person tried to cross South Brevard Avenue at the corner of Reynolds Street. Some lanes of Brevard Avenue were closed for hours.


Florida Man finds his way to Illinois and somehow two old toilets are involved

Wherever Florida Man goes, something wacky follows. According to the East St. Louis Police Department, Dave Toliver carried an old toilet to a Board of Education building in Illinois and threw it through the front glass of the building on Feb. 15.


At least 1 dead in fatal Arcadia crash

There is at least one fatality in a crash in DeSoto County. Florida Highway Patrol is responding a fatal crash on the 500 block of N Brevard Avenue in Arcadia Sunday. There is a roadblock in place.


Hundreds arrested in South Florida, Treasure Coast massage parlor bust

JUPITER, Fla. - Hundreds of people have been arrested in South Florida and the Treasure Coast in connection with a massive human trafficking and prostitution sting related to massage parlors, authorities confirmed.


Florida woman found dead in suspected murder-suicide, police say

A Florida woman and a man were found dead in a Boca Raton home on Monday in an incident police are investigating as a murder-suicide. Laura Randall, 53, and Gregory Schatz, 45, both of Boca Raton, were found dead at the home around 4 p.m., the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office confirmed to Fox News on Wed


A Florida mobile home park is under fire for apparently charging residents different rental application fees based on what country they're from

A mobile home park in Florida is facing scrutiny for charging different rental application fees based on what country the potential residents come from. A list of application fees for Lakeside Park Estates in Pembroke Park, Florida, obtained by Local10.com revealed that prices go up for applicants w


Hielscher: Arcadia bank changes name, branches into downtown Sarasota

After 46 years in business, First State Bank of Arcadia is getting a new name — and expanding into Sarasota. The bank will rebrand to Crews Bank & Trust, reflecting the name of its owner, Crews Banking Corp., the privately held holding company that also owns Charlotte State Bank & Trust in Port Char


Florida couple accused of running illegal dental office out of garage

NORTH PORT, Fla. - A west-central Florida couple is accused of illegally running a dental office out of their home garage, the Bradenton Herald reported. Enrique Sanabria Gravier, 48, and his wife, Adriana Gutierrez Hoyos, 47, were arrested Tuesday by North Port Police and the Florida Department of


Florida inmate says prison sold him $569 of music, then took it away

Florida inmate William Demler says that since 2012, he has spent $569.50 on digital music via a proprietary digital music service sponsored by the Florida prison system. Demler listened to his music on a prison-sponsored music player he purchased for $99.95. Demler, who is serving a life sentence, s


Florida gets closer to repealing smokable medical pot ban

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida House and Senate are in position to pass medical marijuana bills that repeal a ban on smokable forms of the plant when the legislative session begins next month.


One man arrested for drugs in North Port after police launch investigation of his home

NORTH PORT (WWSB) - North Port Police want people to know “buying drugs is officially harder." One home that was considered a problem for the community is now under investigation after one man was arrested in North Port.


Three injured in disturbance at Englewood shopping plaza

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- Deputies responded to a possible stabbing that left three people injured Thursday morning in Englewood. It happened around 10 a.m. at the Publix Plaza at the corner of S. McCall Road and Placida Road.


Cracking the Case: Charlotte County detectives using 3D laser scanner

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- Four in Your Corner sat down with the Crime Scene Supervisor for the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office to get an inside look at how their Faro 3D Laser Scanner works. The tool gives investigators a way to almost step back into a crime scene after it's been cleared.


Unlicensed dentist busted in North Port, ran business out of garage

NORTH PORT, Fla. (WFLA) - A North Port dental office in Sarasota County, doing business out of the garage of a house, has been shut down. An undercover officer posing as a patient discovered a full-service facility in the middle of a neighborhood.


16 top restaurants, bars near spring training stadiums in Sarasota, Bradenton, Port Charlotte, Venice

Jimmy Geurts Entertainment reporter @JimmyGeurtsWade Tatangelo Entertainment Editor @wtatangelo — Southwest Florida is the place to be during this month and next, especially for baseball fans.