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Tampa PD arrest pair involved in fatal hit-and-run where man sacrificed own life to save his wife

TAMPA, Fla. - Tampa Police say they have arrested a man and a woman they say are involved in a fatal hit-and-run where a man sacrificed his own life to save his wife. On Wednesday, TPD arrested Tracy Evereth Wood, 31, and Miriam Marti-Benning, 43. Police say that Wood was behind the wheel of the ve

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2018-03-22 09:50:35

Sheriff: Teen who beat boy with baseball bat wondered 'what it feels like to kill somebody'

Deputies said they were called at about 2:45 p.m. Monday to a wooded area along Caloosa Boulevard near U.S. 27 and First Avenue North, where Giovanni Diaz was found dead. During a news conference, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said Dillen Murray, 16, was angry and jealous that Diaz had a relations

WFTV - 2018-03-21 16:44:54

Judd, Putnam announce 5 arrests in Polk credit-card skimming investigation

BARTOW - A three-month investigation, triggered after a Polk County Sheriff's deputy noticed two men tinkering with a fuel pump's keypad at a Sunoco station in Polk City, has led to five arrests involving a statewide credit-card skimming operation. In a press conference Wednesday, Sheriff Grady Judd

THE LEDGER - 2018-03-21 18:08:17

***MISSING*** Winter Haven Women Missing Since March 15

WINTER HAVEN - Winter Haven Police need help in locating a missing 40 year-old Winter Haven woman who hasn't been seen by friends or family since March 15. On March 19, 2018, Winter Haven Police were alerted to a missing woman who was last seen in the early morning hours of March 15. Amy Millen was

DAILYRIDGE.COM - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

PCSO: Lakeland man tries to steal from same Publix twice

LAKELAND - A 45-year-old Lakeland man has been arrested by the Polk County Sheriff's Office on charges of grand theft and petty theft. According to Sheriff's Office reports, Juan Varela-Roman Sr. has tried twice to steal merchandise from the Publix supermarket at 6767 U.S. 98 N., Lakeland. According

THE LEDGER - 2018-03-20 23:08:11

Man drives to Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office without license to escape angry girlfriend

Multiple charges were filed after a man drove to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office without a license to escape his angry girlfriend. Deputies say Jose Rodriguez drove straight to the sheriff's office seeking safety and protection. At about 4:35 p.m. on Sunday, deputies received a report of tw

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2018-03-20 18:01:04

Baby Giraffe Makes Debut At Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

TAMPA, FL - Busch Gardens Tampa Bay welcomed another baby giraffe over the weekend. Say hello to Patty. Born on the eve of St. Patrick's Day, Patty is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 105 pounds. She is the third giraffe calf to be born at Busch Gardens in the last four months. You can see her and h

PATCH - 2018-03-21 19:59:28

6-foot gator hangs out in middle of Lakeland road

LAKELAND, Fla. (WFLA) - A six-foot alligator started his Tuesday morning hanging out in the middle of a Lakeland road. Jeff Spears said he was on his way to work at 4:45 a.m. on Carter Road when he came across the gator in front of the Eaglebrooke subdivision. Spears called 911 and Polk sheriff's de

WFLA.COM - 2018-03-21 01:39:15

Weather forecast: Tornado Watch for entire Bay area until 7 p.m.

11:45 update from Chief Meteorologist Mike Clay: At 11:45 a.m. radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 12 miles west of Palm Harbor, or 15 miles west of Holiday, moving east at 45 mph. Nickel size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this storm as it moves ashore after noon. Locat

BAY NEWS 9 - 2018-03-20 18:51:00

16 Year Old Polk Co. Boy Charged in Beating Death

Lake Wales, Fla. (970 WFLA) - The boy thought he was going to play the woods, but Polk County detectives say that Giovanni Diaz was lured to his death in a brutal beating Monday afternoon. Diaz, 15, had gone into the wooded area off Caloosa Boulevard with Dillen Murray, 16. Once there, Murray beat D


Neighbors witnessed Riverview man's deadly attack on family

RIVERVIEW (FOX 13) - A Riverview father accused of going on a violent rampage that killed his 11-year-old daughter, seriously injured his 9-year-old son, and killed the mother of his children, made his first court appearance Tuesday. Ronnie O'Neal III, 29, barely reacted as the judge read his charge

FOX13NEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 00:19:00

Lake Wales man wins $1 million with scratch-off-ticket

LAKE WALES - Dale Steenberg, 64, of Lake Wales, claimed a $1 million prize in the new Florida 100X The Cash scratch-off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $770,000. Steenberg bought his winning ticket while shoppi


VIDEO: Deputies rescue 3-month-old puppy stuck in storm drain in Tampa

Two deputies rescued a 3-month-old puppy from a storm drain in a Hillsborough County neighborhood. The rescue happened on Tuesday morning. Copyright 2018 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Copyright 2018 Scripps Media,

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2018-03-21 03:16:42