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911 calls released from Port Richey casino boat fire: 'Oh God, it's going to blow up'

PORT RICHEY, Fla. (WFLA) - Authorities have released 911 calls that reveal the harrowing moments when a casino shuttle boat caught fire over the weekend in Port Richey. "There's a boat on fire...there's a giant boat on fire, people are jumping off," one man tells dispatchers. On Sunday afternoon, ma

WFLA.COM - 2018-01-17 19:31:37

VIDEO | 'Man bun bandit' accused of swiping packages in Clearwater

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- This guy's got a great balancing act? But he has to be a regular Houdini if he wants to elude police after this video surfaced. Clearwater police released the video Thursday of a guy they dubbed the 'man-bun' bandit, who allegedly made off with several packages last month from a

10NEWS - 2018-01-18 19:53:30

Cold weather shelters opening Thursday across Tampa Bay area

(WFLA) - Tampa Bay area counties are opening cold weather shelters on Thursday for anyone needing a warm place to spend the night. These shelters will open in Hillsborough County: Individuals, including pet owners, who need transportation to a cold weather shelter should call the Hillsborough County

WFLA.COM - 2018-01-18 21:28:43

Man free on bail during DUI manslaughter appeal arrested for drinking alcohol

A Tampa man convicted of DUI manslaughter for drunkenly running down a tourist and released on bail while his case winds through the appeals process was arrested Tuesday. Brock Troutman, 34, violated the conditions of his release from jail by consuming alcohol, according to court records. He is now

TAMPA BAY TIMES - 2018-01-18 10:09:00

Deputies chase down stolen car

A Homosassa man was arrested early Thursday morning after leading deputies on a high-speed pursuit in a stolen vehicle, authorities say. According to the Citrus County Sheriff's Office (CCSO), Levi Cooper West, 19, allegedly stole a 2010 Dodge Challenger on Wednesday from his past roommate in Brooks

RIVERLAND NEWS - 2018-01-19 00:37:00

Pinellas deputy involved in crash while responding to emergency call

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) - A Pinellas Sheriff's deputy patrol car was involved in a crash Thursday while responding to an emergency call in Tarpon Springs. The crash happened at the intersection of Pinellas Avenue (Alt 19) and East Curlew Place. Deputy Natalie Williams, 48, was on-duty and drivi

WFLA.COM - 2018-01-18 23:15:38

Florida man charged with DUI after mistaking bank drive-thru for a Taco Bell

A Tampa man was arrested Wednesday afternoon on a DUI charge after he confused a bank drive-thru for a Taco Bell, according to ABC Action News. Douglas Francisco, 28, was arrested after deputies found him in the driver's seat with the car running in the bank's drive-thru lane. The manager of the Ban

BRADENTON HERALD - 2018-01-19 04:44:00

Weather forecast: A warmer Bay area on Friday

High pressure remains overhead through today, so we will see mostly sunny skies. A few high clouds will continue to stream in from the southwest. This afternoon will end up being about 10 degrees warmer than yesterday. Highs will be from the upper 50s north to low 60s for Tampa. The air mass will b

BAY NEWS 9 - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

Fort Plain man charged following crash into Milford home

MILFORD - A Fort Plain man is facing several charges, including DWI, after his car crashed into a house in Milford over the weekend, according to the Otsego Count Sheriff's Office. Scroll for more content... Deputies say 63-year-old Ray Agard was driving northbound on State Route 28 on Sunday whe

WKTV - 2018-01-17 18:25:00

Man accused of robbery at N. Utica Walmart

UTICA - A Remsen man is accused of demanding hydrocodone pills at the North Utica Walmart pharmacy while stating that people would get hurt if he did not receive the drug, Utica police said. Jonathan Demala, 27, was charged with felony third-degree robbery in connection with the Jan. 11 incident, of

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-01-18 21:31:00

Mother, daughter suffer life threatening injuries in Yorkville house fire

The fire at a home along Campbell Avenue in Yorkville broke out just after 10:00 p.m. First arriving units encountered heavy smoke and flames coming from the second story apartment and attic of the two-family home. The Yorkville fire chief said the two victims were being treated at a local hospit

WKTV - 2018-01-19 06:56:00

New Hartford native makes Today Show history in executive producer position

Just weeks after naming Hoda Kotb as Savannah Guthrie's co-anchor, replacing Matt Lauer, NEWSChannel 2 received an email from the chairman of NBC that caught our attention. The show has a new executive producer, and she hails from New Hartford. Libby Leist is the first female executive producer f

WKTV - 2018-01-19 01:00:00

Berne man alleged rang up $1,700 strip club bill on company card

A Berne man is facing a felony grand larceny charge after he allegedly ran up a $1,700 bill at a local strip club on a company credit card. deputies said. On Wednesday Albany County Sheriff's deputies received a report from the company, which they didn't identify, according to a news release. The co

TIMES UNION - 2018-01-18 14:23:42

During 6 months of Uber in Utica, this is how people are using it

Based on the top drop-off destinations, it's clear that the ride-sharing service is popular with the local college community. The top 10 Uber drop-off destinations in the Utica area include: 1. The Celtic Harp Restaurant and Pub 2. Utica College 3. Village Tavern 4. Mohawk Valley Community Coll

WKTV - 2018-01-18 23:09:00

Area students named to SUNY Potsdam president's and dean's lists

The following students have been named to the president's list for the fall semester at SUNY Potsdam in St. Lawrence County: Ashley Calhoun, Vernon, music education. Savannah Calhoun, Utica, criminal justice studies. Joshua D'Angelo, Cleveland, computer science. Jessica David, Utica, childhood

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-01-19 00:00:00

NewsTalk: Women's March in Utica

The march will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the YWCA on Rutger Street and will march down to Utica City Hall, where a rally will take place at 12 p.m. with various speakers. Farnham says topics of discussion will include immigration issues, environmental issues and more, and they will even help people re

WKTV - 2018-01-18 19:38:00

Dotti Clifford got here just in time

Dotti Clifford, left, is seen with former Mayor Emeritus Wilhelmina Harvey, center, and Harvey's then-assistant Dixie Spehar in the late 1990s. Dotti Clifford's unmistakable laugh enters a room about four seconds before her body. And after nearly 40 years in Key West, the sales and... For the comple


Groups brainstorm ways to mitigate housing

ISLAMORADA - Frustration with the obstacles involved in providing affordable housing and competing ideas designed to get projects built as quickly as possible following Hurricane Irma defined last week's joint meeting of Islamorada's Local Planning Agency and Achievable Housing Committee. The LPA st


Conchs top county rival 'Canes, but lose for first time at home

A night after the Key West High boys basketball team extended it season-best win streak to four straight with a 79-60 victory overt Coral Shores on Friday night, the Conchs were sent to their first loss at home this season to Westminster Christian, 62-37, on Saturday, both at Bobby Menendez... For t


Hurricanes lasso Conchs to sweep season series

Thomas Nelson In a back-and-forth match between the Coral Shores and Key West High boys' soccer teams, the Hurricanes pulled off a 4-3 win over the Conchs on Friday night at the Upper Keys campus. It was the second win of the regular season for the Hurricanes over Key West - a first... For the compl