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South Florida braces for flooding ahead of Subtropical Storm Alberto
The rain will migrate north, and continue through the Memorial Day weekend. Winds will become gustier tomorrow, and some funnel clouds and isolated tornadoes are possible in the stronger squalls.
Publix defender in Lakeland goes viral
But, in Publix's hometown of Lakeland, a defender of the grocery store chain is going viral.
Heavy rains from Subtropical Storm Alberto to continue through Monday
The center has re-formed north of the western tip of Cuba. This essentially jumps Alberto forward, so things will happen faster now. This means that the effects of the storm in the Keys and the southern peninsula should start to decrease Sunday. Boating conditions will continue to be dangerous, how
Driver who bonded out of jail following Bayshore racing death re-arrested after baby dies
TAMPA, Fla. - A driver who bonded out of jail after his arrest for hitting and killing a mother while racing on Bayshore Boulevard was re-arrested on Friday following the baby's death.Lillia Raubenolt was in a stroller being pushed by her mother, 24-year-old Jessica Raubenolt, whodied on Wednesday a
Florida motorcycle gang members charged in death of rival
The Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney Office in Tampa announced the charges against five members of the 69'ers Motorcycle Club. Indicted were Christopher Brian Cosimano, aka "Durty," 30 of Gibstonton; Michael Dominick Mencher, aka “Pumpkin,” 51, of Tarpon Springs; Allan Burt Guinto, aka “Big Be
Add the possibility of tornado and floods to your Memorial Day plans in South Florida
South Florida isunder a flood watchthrough Sunday as a premature, but very real, subtropical storm churns slowly toward the Gulf Coast.
Tropical storm warnings issued for Florida's west coast, northern Gulf coast
Tropical storm warnings were issued Saturday for areas along Florida's west coast and the northern Gulf Coast, as forecasters expect Subtropical Storm Alberto to strengthen as it churns north over the eastern Gulf of Mexico. The storm is forecast to approach the Gulf Coast on Monday, although heavy
Flood Watch Issued In South Florida As Subtropical Storm Alberto Chugs Toward Gulf
MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — There is a flood watch in effect for South Florida through Sunday as subtropical storm Alberto, the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season, moves slowly through the Caribbean Sea.
Sub-T.S. Alberto to Dump Lots of Rain On South Florida
A Wind Advisory will be in effect for the Florida Keys from 8p Saturday until 5am on Sunday, with increasing winds overnight at 20-30mph, gusting to nearly 40mph at times.
Clerk Arrested for Giving Lottery Winner $10 Instead of $10K - Sebastian Daily
VERO BEACH, Florida – A gas station clerk was arrested after she cheated a lottery ticket winner out of $10,000, according to agents with the Florida Department of Lottery.
Subtropical Storm Alberto forms; here's what it means for South Florida
PEMBROKE PARK, Fla.- Days before the start of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, Subtropical Storm Alberto has formed.
Manatee County declares state of emergency ahead of Subtropical storm Alberto
Manatee County Public Works will distribute sandbags Friday until 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 26 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Manatee County Transit & Fleet Facility, 2411 Tallevast Road.
90% chance of tropical system developing in next 48 hours
Stay tuned to WFLA, wfla.com, and our Facebook and Twitter pages for the most up-to-date information this weekend.
Knife-Wielding Man In Wheelchair Injures 2 Winter Haven Police
Just after midnight on Friday, May 25, officers responded to Central Tavern, 273 Central Ave. W., Winter Haven, where a man in a wheelchair was reported to have a large knife attached to his wheelchair. He repeatedly displayed the knife to patrons.
Newborn baby found apparently abandoned near Tampa intersection
TAMPA, Fla. — A newborn baby was found abandoned near a Tampa intersection on Thursday night, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.
Someone fired a gun during a fight at a South Florida mall. The suspect is still on the loose.
Someone fired a gun during a fight inside the Pembroke Pines Mall Friday afternoon,Pembroke Pines Police said.The suspect ran off, leaving behind a victim with "minor injuries" after their argument inside the mall's Sears store. It's unclear if the victim was injured by the gun or in some other way.
Flood watch issued in South Florida for all of Memorial Day weekend
"There will be a surge in tropical moisture over South Florida beginning today and lasting through Memorial Day weekend," Larry Kelly, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service's Miami office, said Friday morning. "That's really the main concern."
David Hogg calls for 'die-in' protests at South Florida Publix stores
@Publixis a#NRASellOutIn Parkland we will have a die in the Friday (the 25th) before memorial day weekend. Starting at 4pm for 12 min inside our 2 Publix stores. Just go an lie down starting at 4. Feel free to die in with us at as many other@Publixas possible.More Parkland School Shooting HeadlinesP
Suspended 13-year-old arrested for making fake shooting threat to get middle school dance canceled
According to the Winter Haven Police Department, on Friday, the administrative line at Denison Middle School received three phone calls stating people would be killed at the planned dance later in the evening.
South Florida City Looks for Answers After Zombie Alert Sent
Zombie Alert Sent to Lake Worth ResidentsWhat to KnowLake Worth spokesman Ben Kerr says an independent investigation is underway to determine who was behind the message sent Sunday.Kerr says officials determined that no current or former employees edited the pre-prepared message to include the warni