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Arrest made five months later in fiery Hudson crash that killed motorcycle driver
HUDSON — A Spring Hill man was arrested Tuesday on charges of DUI manslaughter and obstruction in connection with a fiery collision Oct. 25 on U.S. 19 that claimed the life of a motorcycle driver. The original Florida Highway report indicated alcohol was not a factor in the crash, but in an update T
VIDEO: Divers spot massive stingray in Gulf off coast of Tarpon Springs
TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. (WFLA) - A group of divers came across a massive surprise at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico over the weekend. The group was out for a day trip on Sunday when they spotted a massive stingray on the floor of the Gulf.
Pasco County firefighters save man after suffering cardiac arrest on a roof
TAMPA, Fla. — Pasco County Fire pulled off a unique save after they got a call about a man who collapsed on a roof while doing work. Firefighters responded to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office Forensics building where the man was working with other private contractors when he suffered cardiac arrest
New Port Richey man dies in Tampa crash after popping wheelie on motorcycle, troopers say
TAMPA — A 36-year-old man New Port Richey man died Wednesday after he popped a wheelie on his motorcycle and another car turned into his path, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Homeless man sues sheriff, deputies over excessive force
SARASOTA — A homeless man body-slammed by a Sarasota County Sheriff's deputy as he was being booked into the county jail during a 2015 arrest has filed a lawsuit against two deputies and the sheriff seeking $200,000 in damages.
Rabies alert issued for parts in Pasco County
PASCO COUNTY (WFLA) - The Pasco County Florida Department of Health has issued a rabies alert for the county Wednesday. According to the department, the alert is in response to a cat that tested positive for rabies on March 19.
Florida Man Shoved Woman Because He Wanted to Eat Egg Rolls in Her House, Claims She Slapped Him
A Florida man has been arrested and charged with battery after he allegedly pushed a woman who wouldn’t let him into her house to eat egg rolls. Police in Milton, Florida, have said in an offense report that the suspect, 44-year-old Keith Johnson, arrived at the victim’s house drunk, demanding to co
4 people rushed to the hospital after Pasco County crash
Four people are being taken to the hospital after a crash at the intersection of Coats Road and State Road 54 in Zephyrhills. Neither the condition of the victims nor the cause of the crash was immediately clear.
Inaccurate, Incomplete Pasco County Permit Records Among Audit Findings
Gaps in commercial building permit records and inaccurate charges are among some of the findings in an audit of Pasco County’s Central Permitting office. Pasco County Clerk and Comptroller Paula S. O’Neil investigated the county’s assessment and collection of transportation fees at the request of co
Florida teenagers arrested after breaking into car
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Four teenage boys were arrested last Saturday for breaking into a Fort Myers man's car. Around 12:55 a.m. March 16, Eric Roberts heard his car alarm going off on River Trent Drive and ran outside to see 15-year-old Ashton Zimmerman, 16-year-old Tristan Zimmerman, 18-year-old Savio
Video of the 2017 Nik Wallenda accident emerges
SARASOTA — A previously unknown video of the 2017 Circus Sarasota rehearsal that resulted in the collapse of Nik Wallenda’s dangerous eight-person pyramid has surfaced. The Herald-Tribune learned of its existence and obtained a copy from the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office, where it had remained si
Invasion Of Tiny Poisonous Toads Alarms Florida Community
PALM BEACH GARDENS (CBSMiami) — A Florida community is up in arms and uneasy after their neighborhood is swamped by tiny poisonous toads that seem to have come out of nowhere.
Neo-Nazi Allegedly Kidnapped, Raped Black Woman At Gunpoint in Florida
A 37-year-old Florida man with known ties to a neo-Nazi organization allegedly kidnapped a black woman and raped her. Joshua Edwards, a member of the Aryan Nation, was arrested on Tuesday, in Escambia County, Florida, on charges of armed carjacking, kidnapping and sexual battery, according to the po
Florida House panel approves arming teachers
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A Florida House committee has passed a broad school safety bill that would expand an existing guardian program to allow classroom teachers to volunteer to carry weapons on campus if local school boards approve.
Downtown New Port Richey boasts new places to eat and drink
Restaurants and bars have been moving into downtown New Port Richey over the past year. Here are three new arrivals:. With its play-on-words name, Juan-A-Taco opened on Nebraska Avenue in February. It's owned by Ann Margo Fisher of New Port Richey and offers a host of Mexican-style dishes.
Mom allowed 62-year-old man to sexually assault 5-year-old daughter for $400, deputies say
(WFLA) - A mother in Texas is accused of allowing a 62-year-old man to sexually assault her young daughter in exchange for cash, The Odessa American reported. Shirley Harmon, 36, was charged Sunday with aggravated sexual assault of a child, a first-degree felony.
Hernando County Commissioner: Talk of bending the rules in favor of local company “screams good-old-boy system”
BROOKSVILLE — A move by prominent local business Coastal Engineering to insert itself into a rotation of jobs at the Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport brought a stern warning this month to Hernando County commissioners by their purchasing manager, James Wunderle.
Rays sign Blake Snell to 5-year, $50 million contract
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) - The Tampa Bay Rays and Blake Snell have agreed to a five-year contract that will keep the pitcher in the Tampa Bay area until 2023. The Rays announced the $50 million contract on Thursday. A spokesman says it could pay him an additional $2 million in incentives. The fiv
Downed hot wires knock out power to Pasco County traffic lights
WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. — Pasco County Fire Rescue is responding to hot wires down at an intersection. The hot wires are down at the intersection of Wesley Chapel Boulevard and Bruce B. Downs Boulevard.
Video of human pyramid act shows Wallenda performers fall
SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) – Video released by the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday shows the accident that injured five performers practicing a human pyramid act in 2017.