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Woman lying in hammock killed by falling palm tree in Egmont Key Park
A woman was killed by a falling palm tree in Egmont Key Park Saturday.According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, the woman was lying in a hammock at the park at around 4 p.m. when the palm tree fell and hit her.She was taken to Bayfront Hospital in St. Petersburg, where she was pronounce
Pasco Deputy Tasered While Subduing Man In Dade City
DADE CITY, FL -- A Pasco County Sheriff's deputy found himself on the wrong end of a taser Tuesday, Oct. 16, when he got into a struggle with a Plant City man.
Deputies identify man found dead on Dale Mabry Hwy, cancel search for vehicle
TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) - The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide that occurred near Dale Mabry Highway and Busch Boulevard on Friday. When they arrived, deputies found paramedics attempting to render aid to an unresponsive man. The man later died of his injuries at the scene
5 things to do under $5 this week: Pops in the Park, Circus McGurkis
1Florida Orchestra: Pops in the Park:One of thehighlights of the Florida Orchestra season returns this weekend, with two choices to hear film scores, Broadway hits and symphonic favorites for free in local parks. Pack a picnic and bring canned goods for Tampa Bay Harvest. Pre-concert activities star
Belleview man accused of attempting to abduct 10-year-old girl from park
SUMTER COUNTY, Fla.- A man is in jail after he tried to abduct a 10-year-old girl from a park in Wildwood on Friday, according to officials from the Sumter County Sheriff's Office.Kevin Ramsey, 60, of Belleview, was arrested on charges of attempted kidnapping, simple battery and marijuana possession
17-year-old arrested for stabbing 16-year-old at Tarpon Springs CrossFit
TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. (WFLA) - A 17-year-old boy has been arrested for stabbing another teenager in an attempted strong armed robbery at a Tarpon Springs CrossFit located on US 19 North on Friday. According to police, a 16-year-old employee of CrossFit was out by the business' truck in the parking lo
Man with multiple used syringes arrested at Wawa service station in Oxford | Villages-News.com
Robert Lance Scarborough, 42, of Ocklawaha, had been driving a green Ford van at 7:31 a.m. Thursday when he was pulled over for a seatbelt violation and for having a broken taillight, according to an arrest report from the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office.
Backstage at the horror park: Scream-A-Geddon actors get ghoulish in Dade City
DADE CITY - Richard Reedy scanned the clearing, his eyes shadowed by crescents of candy red makeup. Concession stands and game booths lined the grassy midway before him. Around a picnic table at its center were the 23-year-old's next victims. He pounced. The spooked-out guests at the Scream-A-Geddon
Scream-A-Geddon brings horrors to Dade City
At one end of the park, in an attraction called “Deadwoods,” visitors navigate through dark, winding trails, where they encounter the cannibalistic Tate family.
Top things to do in Tampa Bay on Saturday, Oct. 20
Dia De Los Muertos: Join the Mexican celebration that has been organized each year since 1992 by the owners of Casa Tina to pay reverence to loved ones who have passed. The celebration includes a candlelit processional with giant traditional puppets (9 p.m.). 5 p.m., Casa Tina Gourmet Mexican & Vege
Tampa Police Arrest Brandon Woman In Hyde Park Murder
TAMPA, FL -- A 25-year-old Brandon woman has been arrested for the brutal murder of a man in a Hyde Park neighborhood in September.On Thursday, Oct. 18, Tampa Police detectives charged Melissa McNutt of 623 Talwood Circle, Brandon, with the armed robbery and first-degree murder of Justin Vancleff He
Florida city official charged with murder after state rejects 'stand your ground' shooting of
A city commissioner was arrested nearly three weeks after police say he shot and killed a man who tried to shoplift a small ax from a military store, authorities said.Michael Dunn was charged Friday with second-degree murder in the Oct. 3 fatal shooting of 50-year-old Cristobal Lopez at a Lakeland,
Lakeland commissioner arrested for shooting shoplifting suspect
LAKELAND (FOX 13) - More than two weeks later, a Lakeland City Commissioner has been charged in the shooting death of a suspected shoplifter who was trying to flee his store. Commissioner Michael Dunn has been charged with second-degree murder after he shot and killed 50-year-old Cristobal Lopez Wed
$550K lottery ticket sold at Lakeland gas station, still unclaimed
LAKELAND, Fla. — A $550,000 Lucky Money ticket sold in a Lakeland store is still unclaimed, according to the Florida Lottery.RECOMMENDED:Mega Millions lottery jackpot grows to record $970 million for the October 19, 2018 drawingThe ticket was sold Tuesday night at Murphy USA on US Hwy 98 N. The luck
Hernando County man sentenced to 25 years for roommate's murder
SPRINGS HILL, Fla.-A Spring Hill man was sentenced to a quarter-century in prison after he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in a 2015 case. Hernando County Sheriff's Office officials said James Dale Turner pleaded guilty Thursday after he stabbed his roommate to death during a fight that happe
110-foot observation tower in Dade City gains approval
The application received a recommendation for approval by the Pasco County Commission, on a 3-2 vote, and a recommendation for denial by the county planning staff.
They're back! Venomous caterpillar stings Spring Hill man
SPRING HILL, Fla. (WFLA) - It's worse than a scorpion bite. Worse than the meanest wasp. Even more painful than fire coral. That's how a Spring Hill man describes the stinging sensation from a creepy, crawly creature making it's way across Tampa Bay area counties. Turns out, this dad's description i
Leaking fuel tanker shuts down SR-54 in Pasco Co.
PASCO COUNTY, Fla. — A leaking fuel tanker closed all lanes of SR-54 between Gunn Highway and Trinity Boulevard on Thursday, according to Pasco County Fire Rescue.
Man dies in Spring Hill subdivision swimming pool
SPRING HILL A man died in his swimming pool Friday, according to the Hernando County Sheriffs Office. Investigators say he likely drowned. The incident happened at a house on Botanical Drive in the Regency Oaks subdivision northwest of U.S. 19 and south of State Road 50. The identity of the man was
Goodwill employees shop for Hurricane Michael evacuees, staying at a shelter in Pasco County
Donna Heaton and her father, Donald, live in Panama City. She said they have stayed at a number of shelters and are unsure when they will go home.