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Coast Guard Rescues Three in Clearwater Pass

CLEARWATER – The Coast Guard rescued three people Saturday (April 20) after their 25-foot boat capsized in Clearwater Pass. Rescued were Zephyr Humphries, James Hutton and Leanne Hutton. No injuries were reported.


A Florida deputy is under investigation after viral video appears to show him slamming teen's head into the ground

(CNN) — A Broward County sheriff's deputy is on "restricted administrative assignment" after a video surfaced that appears to show him slamming a teenage boy's head into the ground and then punching the teen in the head.


5 New Foreclosed Houses In The Largo Area

LARGO, FL — Do you feel like reasonably priced homes are tough to find in your community? You might consider checking out the foreclosed properties on the market. You might just find the perfect fit for you!


Pinellas Co. radiology practice suing electronics giant Philips North America over claims it promised equipment that was never delivered

A local radiology practice is suing Philips North America for damages in excess of $15 million related to claims the company used fraudulent and negligent sales practices to promise equipment employees knew they could not deliver.


Florida girl, 13, left home on a scooter and hasn't been seen since

LUTZ, Fla. — A teen left on one of her brother's scooters and has been missing ever since, authorities say. Juliana Bach, 13, last was seen around 4:45 p.m. Monday at her family's home, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office.


Florida sports broadcaster accused of soliciting boy

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A longtime Florida sports broadcaster is facing charges he tried to solicit a 14-year-old boy. The Tampa Bay Times said 37-year-old Justin Pawlowski was arrested in his St. Petersburg home last week on charges of transmitting harmful material to a minor.


Man critically injured in hit-and-run crash in Pinellas County

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A pedestrian was critically injured in a hit-and-run crash in Pinellas County Thursday afternoon. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Shayla Collins, 26, of Tampa, was traveling south on 49th Street North, approaching Ulmerton Road.


Driver killed in suspected road rage incident in Manatee County

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) - A driver was killed in an apparent road rage incident in Manatee County on Saturday, according to the sheriff's office. The shooting occurred on Buckeye Road near U.S. 301 at about 5:15 p.m.


Florida teacher to press charges against 9-year-old who allegedly punched her

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. (WESH)— A Florida elementary school teacher wants to press charges against one of her students. She claims that the 9-year-old girl hit her, and the incident happened in the classroom.


No one hurt after boat capsizes near Courtney Campbell Causeway

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) - Two people got themselves safely to shore after a boat capsized near the Courtney Campbell Causeway on Saturday, according to Coast Guard officials.


At Least 3 Dead in Boat-Related Accidents Around South Florida

At least three people died Saturday in what appears to be boat-related incidents in South Florida, officials said. In Miami Beach, a vessel crashed against rocks in the area of 1 Washington Ave., which is near South Pointe Pear, according to Miami Beach Fire.


3 rescued after boat sinks in Clearwater Pass

CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) - No one was hurt after a boat sank in Clearwater Pass on Saturday. The U.S. Coast Guard arrived at the scene and found the vessel completely submerged. Officials said three people were rescued. No injuries were reported.


Fake Officer Pulls Over a Real Undercover Officer in Florida

Authorities say a Florida man impersonating an officer flipped the red and blue lights on his SUV while unknowingly trying to stop a car with a real officer. WFLA reports 26-year-old Matthew Erris was arrested on a charge of impersonating a public officer.


Sign warning drivers of speed trap ahead foils Florida deputies

GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla. (FOX 35) - Deputies in Florida were ready to hand out tickets to speeding drivers--- except they couldn't catch any because of a very tricky sign-maker.


Pinellas Park police searching for woman's missing service dog

TAMPA (WFLA) - The Pinellas Park Police Department needs your help in locating a woman's service dog. Daisy was in the vehicle with her owner when they were involved in a rollover crash at 34th Street and 62nd Avenue.


Garth Brooks concert shuts down roads at University of Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB)-- With the Garth Brooks concert set to happen Saturday evening, multiple roads will be closed. As of noon, only those with parking passes will be allowed to park on the University of Florida campus.


Police arrest Pinellas Park spa owner on prostitution charges

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (WFLA) - A Pinellas Park massage parlor owner is facing criminal charges after police claim she was offering sexual services in addition to massages. Fuzi Jin, 58, is facing prostitution and operating a business for prostitution charges.


ECSO: Silver Alert issued for missing Florida man

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) -- A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing elderly man. 83-year-old Clifford Reynolds is 5’9, 130 lbs, and has gray hair and brown eyes. Clifford Reynolds left his home Friday, April 19th around 6:00 p.m. in the 10000 block of Gulf Beach Hwy. Reynolds was last seen


Safety Harbor: 5 Local Foreclosures Up For Sale

SAFETY HARBOR, FL — Are you searching for a new home, but don't have a lot to spend? Why not check out foreclosed properties in the area? You could very well find a diamond in the rough!


Sheriff's office employee accused of stealing gift cards meant to aid the needy

TAMPA, Fla. — A Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office employee was suspended after being accused of stealing gift cards meant to aid the needy, officials said. Kristine Brois, 50, has been charged with third-degree grand theft and fraudulent use of a credit card. She was arrested Friday and released