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Six people shot in shooting near Jacksonville Jaguar's stadium
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) - Six people were shot in Jacksonville near the Jaguars' stadium. Three of the people are in critical condition. At 1:26 p.m., the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office confirmed via Twitter that multiple people were at A. Philip Randolph Boulevard and Pippin Street. #JSO
Falling palm tree kills woman in hammock in Florida
The palm tree crashed on her, and she was taken to a hospital in St. Petersburg, where she later died of her injuries.
277 Pedophiles Arrested by Polk County Sheriff, in Florida's ‘Operation No Tricks, No Treats’
For more than a week the Polk County Sheriff's Office in Florida engaged in the undercover Sting operation, which includes the arrests of pharmacists, children's pediatricians, and even law enforcement.
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
FHP: Woman killed, man critically injured in wrong-way motorcycle crash in Apopka
APOPKA, Fla.- A woman was killed and a man was critically injured after a car driving the wrong way in Apopka crashed into their motorcycle, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Threat forces evacuation at Miller's Alehouse in Orlando
ORLANDO, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL)- A threat forced the evacuation of an Orlando restaurant on Saturday.Deputies say that someone phoned in the threat, saying that an explosive was placed in a vehicle parked in the Miller's Alehouse parking lot on John Young Parkway.Deputies locked down the area, but found
Video shows Lakeland store owner confront, kill suspected shoplifter - WND
In indicting Lakeland City Commissioner Michael Dunn on the charge, a grand jury effectively rejected Florida’s “stand your ground” law as a possible defense for the commissioner’s actions, though the argument that Dunn acted in self-defense will probably makes its way to court.
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Cops: Wrong-Way Drunk Driver Kills Woman in Tampa | 970 WFLA
Tampa, Fla, (970 WFLA) - A drunk wrong-way driver killed a woman in a head-on crash on the Lee Roy Selmon Expessway early Sunday, Tampa Police said.
City commissioner charged with murder after shooting suspected shoplifter
Brian Haas, the state attorney for the 10th Judicial Circuit, believes that this incident does not align with Florida’s “stand-your-ground” law.
BLACK TIE: Shepherd’s Hope’s 2018 Famous Faces Masquerade Ball | Winter Park-Maitland Observer | West Orange Times & Windermere Observer
Shepherd’s Hope put on the ritz for its 2018 Famous Faces Masquerade Ball at the Loews Royal Pacific on Saturday, Oct. 20. The annual fundraiser, which funds the faith-based nonprofit’s healthcare services for the uninsured and underinsured, took on a “Night on Broadway” theme this year where guests
Polk County Deputies Cracking Down on Lewd Acts in Parks
POLK COUNTY, Florida - The Polk County Sheriff's Office is cracking down on lewd activity by sending more undercover detectives to county parks.Sheriff's Office cracking down on lewd actsMore undercover detectives being sent to county parksAuthorities want people to feel safe when going to the parks
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
Polk County calendar of events
EXPRESSIONS STORYTELLING INSTITUTE: 9 a.m. Oct. 16, Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College, 800 E. Palmetto St., Lakeland, $30, 863-667-5657, www.seu.edu/arts/events. Three back-to-back sessions with Nancy Duarte, a communications expert, author and CEO of Durate Inc. Each keynote is rooted
FATAL CRASH: One dead after early morning fiery crash on Orange Blossom Trail
ORLANDO, Fl. (FOX 35 WOFL)- FHP troopers were on scene at Orange Blossom Trail and 35th Street in Orlando shortly after 3 am this morning, responding to a fiery crash involving two vehicles.
Driver Killed in Wrong-Way Crash on Selmon Expressway
TAMPA, Florida - Parts of the Selmon Expressway were closed for several hours Sunday morning after a fatal, wrong-way crash. It happened just east of the Platt Street exit ramp. Tampa Police said a pickup truck got on the entrance ramp near Hyde Park and was driving eastbound in the westbound lanes.
International flight from Orlando makes emergency landing after cockpit window cracks
ORLANDO, Fla. - A flight from Orlando to Iceland had to make an emergency landing Friday night after the cockpit window shattered, according to passengers and Icelandair. Icelandair flight 688 made the unplanned landing at Saguenay-Bagotville Airport in rural Canada around 10:20 p.m. when the pilot
$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
Man arrested in connection with burglaries in Poinciana area, officials say
OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla.- A man has been arrested in connection with burglaries in the Poinciana area, according to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office.
Lakeland city commissioner charged with murder in shooting of man he suspected of shoplifting
LAKELAND, Fla. - Lakeland County Commissioner Michael Dunn has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder after he fatally shot a suspected shoplifter. State Attorney Brian Haas announced the arrest on Friday, just two weeks after the killing. Surveillance video of the October 3 shooting sh