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Woman lying in hammock killed by falling palm tree in Egmont Key Park

A woman was killed by a falling palm tree in Egmont Key Park Saturday.According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, the woman was lying in a hammock at the park at around 4 p.m. when the palm tree fell and hit her.She was taken to Bayfront Hospital in St. Petersburg, where she was pronounce

10NEWS - 2018-10-21 01:26:39

Homemade aircraft crashes in Zephyrhills

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (WFLA) - Pasco fire officials are responding to a homemade aircraft crash in Zephyrhills.A spokesman for Pasco Fire Rescue says the crash happened on Paddock Lane near Simmons Road on Monday afternoon.Fire rescue crews are at the scene now. They have not released any information on


Deputies identify man found dead on Dale Mabry Hwy, cancel search for vehicle

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) - The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide that occurred near Dale Mabry Highway and Busch Boulevard on Friday. When they arrived, deputies found paramedics attempting to render aid to an unresponsive man. The man later died of his injuries at the scene

WFLA.COM - 2018-10-20 15:32:57

8 fun things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay | Oct. 19-21

Tampa Pig Jig (Friday, Saturday)Show your support at this annual fundraiser held along the Tampa Bay waterfront while raising awareness of Focal Segmental Glomerulosclorosis (FSGS) and funding for NephCure Kidney International. The afternoon will offer attendees great food, drinks, games, live music

WFLA.COM - 2018-10-19 14:57:29

HazMat crew cleaning up sulphur spill after semi-truck overturns near Wimauma

WIMAUMA, Fla. -- A semi-truck overturned in Hillsborough County today, spilling sulphur on the road and injuring at least one driver. It happened today on Highway 672 at Ayersworth Glenn Boulevard in the Wimauma area. At this point, it's not clear how the accident happened, but it involved the semi

10NEWS - 2018-10-21 02:19:00

17-year-old arrested for stabbing 16-year-old at Tarpon Springs CrossFit

TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. (WFLA) - A 17-year-old boy has been arrested for stabbing another teenager in an attempted strong armed robbery at a Tarpon Springs CrossFit located on US 19 North on Friday. According to police, a 16-year-old employee of CrossFit was out by the business' truck in the parking lo

WFLA.COM - 2018-10-20 14:10:42

Driver Killed in Wrong-Way Crash on Selmon Expressway

TAMPA, Florida - Parts of the Selmon Expressway were closed for several hours Sunday morning after a fatal, wrong-way crash. It happened just east of the Platt Street exit ramp. Tampa Police said a pickup truck got on the entrance ramp near Hyde Park and was driving eastbound in the westbound lanes.

BAY NEWS 9 - 2018-10-21 13:50:00

Florida city official charged with murder after state rejects 'stand your ground' shooting of

A city commissioner was arrested nearly three weeks after police say he shot and killed a man who tried to shoplift a small ax from a military store, authorities said.Michael Dunn was charged Friday with second-degree murder in the Oct. 3 fatal shooting of 50-year-old Cristobal Lopez at a Lakeland,

CLICK ORLANDO - 2018-10-20 11:25:47

Experimental aircraft crashes into tree when pilot loses power in Zephyrhills

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. — A single-engine experimental aircraft crashed into a tree Monday afternoon in Zephyrhills.According to Pasco Fire Rescue, the pilot was transported to the hospital with moderate injuries. He reported a loss of power when he was attempting to land.LIVE AERIALS HERENo hazards were


Tampa Police Arrest Brandon Woman In Hyde Park Murder

TAMPA, FL -- A 25-year-old Brandon woman has been arrested for the brutal murder of a man in a Hyde Park neighborhood in September.On Thursday, Oct. 18, Tampa Police detectives charged Melissa McNutt of 623 Talwood Circle, Brandon, with the armed robbery and first-degree murder of Justin Vancleff He

PATCH - 2018-10-20 00:56:26

$550K lottery ticket sold at Lakeland gas station, still unclaimed

LAKELAND, Fla. — A $550,000 Lucky Money ticket sold in a Lakeland store is still unclaimed, according to the Florida Lottery.RECOMMENDED:Mega Millions lottery jackpot grows to record $970 million for the October 19, 2018 drawingThe ticket was sold Tuesday night at Murphy USA on US Hwy 98 N. The luck

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2018-10-19 14:35:16

Lakeland city commissioner charged with murder in shooting of man he suspected of shoplifting

LAKELAND, Fla. - Lakeland County Commissioner Michael Dunn has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder after he fatally shot a suspected shoplifter. State Attorney Brian Haas announced the arrest on Friday, just two weeks after the killing. Surveillance video of the October 3 shooting sh

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2018-10-19 23:11:18

Top things to do in Tampa Bay on Saturday, Oct. 20

Dia De Los Muertos: Join the Mexican celebration that has been organized each year since 1992 by the owners of Casa Tina to pay reverence to loved ones who have passed. The celebration includes a candlelit processional with giant traditional puppets (9 p.m.). 5 p.m., Casa Tina Gourmet Mexican & Vege

TAMPA BAY TIMES - 2018-10-19 15:00:00

Florida politician who fatally shot shoplifter is charged with murder

Michael Dunn was charged with second-degree murder of a shoplifter FridayDunn, 47, fatally shot Christobal Lopez, at his military surplus store October 3Lopez allegedly tried to steal a hatchet from Dunn's military surplus storeLakeland, Florida police arrived and found Lopez dead on the sidewalkVid

DAILY MAIL - 2018-10-19 23:46:13

Lakeland commissioner arrested for shooting shoplifting suspect

LAKELAND (FOX 13) - More than two weeks later, a Lakeland City Commissioner has been charged in the shooting death of a suspected shoplifter who was trying to flee his store. Commissioner Michael Dunn has been charged with second-degree murder after he shot and killed 50-year-old Cristobal Lopez Wed

FOX13NEWS.COM - 2018-10-20 00:04:00

Tampa police investigating suspicious death, woman's body found near business

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) - Tampa police are investigating a suspicious death on Friday. An adult woman's body was found near a business at 3712 N 15th Street. Police were called to the scene at 10:20 a.m. The identity of the woman, the cause of death and length of time the body has been there is not know

WFLA.COM - 2018-10-19 19:21:56

Owner believes dog was tortured, killed after body found in trash can with metal pipe around head

SEMINOLE HEIGHTS, Fla. - Investigators with the Hillsborough County's Pet Resource Center have exhumed a dog's body in Seminole Heights to see if there is evidence of abuse after it was found dead with a pipe around its head. WARNING: This story contains details that are graphic in nature. Don, th

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2018-10-19 19:40:16

Hernando County man sentenced to 25 years for roommate's murder

SPRINGS HILL, Fla.-A Spring Hill man was sentenced to a quarter-century in prison after he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in a 2015 case. Hernando County Sheriff's Office officials said James Dale Turner pleaded guilty Thursday after he stabbed his roommate to death during a fight that happe

10NEWS - 2018-10-19 12:42:00

Wrong-way driver dies in Howard Frankland Bridge crash

ST. PETERSBURG (FOX 13) - A wrong-way driver with a history of drinking and driving died after a crash on the Howard Frankland Bridge that closed the span's northbound lanes for hours during Friday morning's commute. The crash happened before 6 a.m. just north of the 4th Street exit on the Pinellas

FOX13NEWS.COM - 2018-10-19 13:11:00

Lakeland man arrested for exposing genitals to undercover detective in park

LAKELAND, Fla. (WFLA) - A Lakeland man was arrested for exposing his genitals to an undercover detective in a park on Thursday. According to the sheriff's office, Richard Kolari, 71, approached the detective in Gator Creek Preserve Park in north Lakeland. The detective was in the park addressing com

WFLA.COM - 2018-10-19 18:35:13