| Aug 28, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is warning residents about a scam that targets utility customers.
It goes like this: Impersonators call customers and request credit card or prepaid debit card information, and threaten to shut off power if the...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:20 AM
It's the old Wild West - the Wild West Coast of Florida, that is.
Where else in the world would a drug deal end up with shooting in a police parking lot?
Milton Beris Coley, 24, and Louis Xavier Ruiz-Machado, 19, arranged to meet at a corner in Tampa...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 4:23 AM
Around noon on Wednesday, 911 dispatchers got a call from one of Jadiel Rosario's parents after mom and dad realized they had left the toddler buckled in his car seat inside a car for eight-hours, according to a news release from the Hillsborough County...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:39 AM
A Florida couple accused of kidnapping their two young sons and fleeing by boat to Havana were handed over to the United States, and were booked into Florida jail, officials said Wednesday.
Joshua Michael Hakken and his wife Sharyn are being held at the...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 5:27 AM
MIAMI (AP) — A Florida couple accused of kidnapping their two young sons and fleeing by boat to Cuba were handed over to the United States and their children were returned to the maternal grandparents who have official custody, authorities said...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The name of the Lakeland clinic, Uphoria Medical Clinic, should have been a big clue that something was a bit hinky.
Narcotics detectives arrested a Lakeland physician, Aaron Branham Roush, who is a board certified surgeon who refers to himself as a...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 3:34 PM
The demand in Florida for jobs relating to science, technology, engineering, and math -- known as STEM -- is on the rise, Gov. Rick Scott said at a press conference in Lakeland today.
A press release from Scott's office shows the number of available...
| Mar 8, 2013
Even though your house may appear to rest on solid ground, there is still the possibility you may find yourself suddenly awakened in the middle of the night by the rumble of your bedroom floor opening into a massive hole, sliding you and the contents of...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 10:20 AM
SEFFNER, Fla. (AP) — Engineers worked gingerly Saturday morning to find out more about a slowly growing sinkhole that swallowed a Florida man in his bedroom, believing the entire house could eventually succumb to the unstable ground.
| Mar 4, 2013
| 4:46 PM
SEFFNER, Fla. (AP) — A backhoe chipped away Monday at the remains of a house where a sinkhole opened up and swallowed a man, but there was little certainty as to what would come next for the site of the freak geological incident.
| May 21, 2013
| 4:29 AM
Who's the luckiest person in Florida?
Even luckier than Lotto ticket holder of the $590-million jackpot purchased at a Publix in Zephyrhills on Saturday?
Maybe this woman -- the estranged wife of Julio Villanueva-Vasque.