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Deputies: Hernando DUI suspect thought bank drive-thru was Taco Bell, ordered burrito

Douglas Jon Francisco, 28. Jail booking photo SPRING HILL, Fla. (WFLA) - Deputies say a Tampa man was under the influence when he tried to order a burrito at a bank drive-thru in Spring Hill. Around 5 p.m. on Wednesday, deputies responded to a call about a suspected impaired driver at the Bank of

WFLA.COM - 2018-01-19 17:52:12

HAROLD BUBIL: Make way for ducklings - and a lot of new residents

Long-time consumers of this column have seen me write this before: I love the Herald-Tribune's readers. By and large, they are smart and express their intelligence in well-written letters. I am happy to publish one this week. But first, I must set the stage. Last Sunday, I wrote about the new federa

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2018-01-21 11:01:00

Weather forecast: Warming trend continues today

The high pressure area centered to our north will slide east into the Atlantic, so our surface winds will continue to be northeasterly today. Warming trend continues todayHighs in the 70s todayCold front moving in Tuesday This will continue the warming trend. Highs will be in the 70s today and sunsh

BAY NEWS 9 - 2018-01-20 23:59:59

Cold temperatures a threat to tropical fish at Ruskin lab

Covering ponds is a well-known way to keep fish warm. RUSKIN, Fla. (WFLA) - The cold temperatures are uncomfortable for us humans, but they can be deadly to tropical fish who are not accustomed to the cold climate. The University of Florida's Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory in Ruskin does research


Autopsy: Roy Halladay Died from Blunt Force Trauma, had Drugs in System

St. Petersburg, FL (WTSP) - Former Major League Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay died from blunt force trauma, with drowning as a contributing factor, when his plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico near New Port Richey in November. Halladay was found in about six feet of water with a blood-alcohol cont

WLTX.COM - 2018-01-19 22:53:53

More than 1,000 cold-stunned sea turtles found in Florida bay

TAMPA - More than 1,000 sea turtles stunned by unusually cold weather have been rescued from waters off Florida's Panhandle. U.S. Geological Survey sea turtle expert Margaret Lamont told The Tampa Bay Times that cold-stunned sea turtles began appearing in St. Joseph Bay in early January as freezing

THE LEDGER - 2018-01-20 21:04:48

Lightning falls to Wild, its fifth loss in seven games

ST. PAUL, Minn. The Lightning said all the right things about needing to look in the mirror and do some soul-searching during its recent funk. Veterans said they had to lead the way. Coach Jon Cooper believed this eight-game trip would "show us what were made of." Thats what made the Lightnings 5-

TAMPA BAY ONLINE - 2018-01-20 22:10:00

U.S. Attorney: Tampa woman uses soulfood restaurant as part of IRS scheme, steals thousands

TAMPA The owner of a soul and seafood restaurant is facing more than 10 years in federal prison for filing dozens of false tax returns and stealing thousands of dollars, according to the U.S. Attorneys Office. Natalie Rene Panko, 57, owner of Ladies of the Sea in the 2700 block of E. Martin Luther K


Two held after vehicle theft, crash near Rifle

Two people were taken to the Garfield County Jail following a high-speed chase that led to the crash of a stolen vehicle east of Rifle Thursday and the driver's apprehension on foot Friday morning. Garfield County sheriff spokesman Walt Stowe said a Ford F-150 truck that was left warming up in a dri


Crime Briefs: Vehicle theft leads to police chase, two arrests

A Garfield County sheriff's deputy responded to a vehicle theft on Horizon Circle in Battlement Mesa Thursday evening. A woman reported that her gray Ford F-150, which was left warming up in the driveway for about 20 minutes, was stolen. About 30 minutes later, after putting the call out to other ag


'It's our job to fight back'

As a crowd of thousands marched through downtown Grand Junction on Saturday for the second annual Women's March, the past, present and future of women's rights and political activism were out in full force. Jo-Ann Mullen, 88, wore a pink fleece hat and clasped a yellow sign as she sat in her wheelch


Arrest affidavit: Palisade man had child porn

A Palisade man was advised this week he could be charged with possessing and distributing sexually exploitative material, eight months after authorities raided the home he shares with his mother and allegedly found hundreds of images of child pornography. An arrest affidavit for 24-year-old Levi Gre


Hundreds turn out for Carbondale's sister Women's March

The federal government may be shut down, but the voices of the people aren't. That was the stated message of many of the more than 500 people who turned out Saturday for the second Women's March in Carbondale. The march was held in conjunction with Women's Marches around the country, including Washi


Offer emerges to develop Glenwood Springs' So. Canyon hot springs site

The South Canyon hot springs, often referred to as the "hippy hot springs," are located on Glenwood Springs city-owned land near the South Canyon Landfill. The old "hippie hot springs" in South Canyon, and the sketchiness that has plagued the city-owned site for decades, could be a thing of the past


Meeker board hears about vaping

MEEKER | Meeker's board of trustees heard a presentation about vaping from Rio Blanco County Public Health Director Julie Drake at Tuesday's meeting. Drake said she's concerned about the increase in vaping, particularly among young people. Vaping is the practice of inhaling an aerosol which contain

THEHERALDTIMES.COM - 2018-01-20 19:00:15

Man arrested for theft of camper trailer, assortment of other felonies

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- The Mesa County Sheriff's Office says they arrested a man who stole a camper trailer and was in possession of illegal weapons. It happened Wednesday afternoon near N 23rd Street and Bunting Avenue, the sheriff's office said in a press release. Bryan Johnson was ar


Trump in the World That He Insults

The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, getting under way this week in the Alpine town of Davos, Switzerland, has long been known as much for its socializing and its parties as for its serious discussions of policy. But the organizers do their homework, and last Wednesday the W.E.F. released its Gl

THE NEW YORKER - 2018-01-21 10:00:00

Security changes at New Rochelle High School after 3 violent incidents

New security changes, including more police officers patrolling New Rochelle High School, will be implemented following the third stabbing of a student in just over a week. So many anxious parents showed up to Thursday's special school board meeting in New Rochelle they couldn't fit in the hearing r


Julie Jason: Talk to young people about credit

Do you have children in college? Have you talked with them about how to handle credit? When I wrote about this topic in 2008, students were inundated with credit card offers. According to Benjamin Lawsky, who, as a special assistant to the New York state attorney general, testified before the U.S. H

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-01-21 00:00:41

China accuses US of trespassing after warship sailed near disputed shoal

BEIJING - The Chinese government on Saturday accused the U.S. of trespassing in its territorial waters when a U.S. guided missile destroyer sailed near a disputed shoal in the South China Sea. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said China would take "necessary measures" to protect its sovere

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-20 11:05:27