Bradenton man pleads guilty in bomb case

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Bradenton man has pleaded guilty to a federal charge after admitting he tried to kill someone with a car bomb in downtown Tampa. John Nicholas Coors entered hi..
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Man says he killed dog that was possessed

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

GULF BREEZE, Fla. (AP) - A Panhandle man has been charged with killing and skinning his family dog because he believed it was possessed by the devil. The Santa Rosa County Sheriff'..
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Teen, infant shot in Miami

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI, Fla. - A 17-year-old boy was shot in the head, and his 1-year-old shot niece was shot in the leg in Miami's Liberty City neighborhood. Police say the teen was visiting with ..
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CapeCoral.com photo contest offers iPad as grand prize

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CORAL, Fla. – CapeCoral.com, the premier community website for the city of Cape Coral, invites area residents and families to enter the Summer Madness Photo Contest, lau..
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Man buys food after robbery in parking lot

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. - A Panhandle man has been charged with robbing a woman in front of an Olive Garden, where he then stopped to eat. Fort Walton Beach police report that 28-y..
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NASA puts off space station repair until Friday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - NASA has put off a major repair job at the International Space Station until Friday. NASA says it needs more time to prepare before sending two astronauts on..
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Lee County School District earns one million dollar grant

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County Public Schools is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a federal Teaching American History grant for nearly $1 million, which will support the..
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Operator error blamed in thrill ride accident

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. - Investigators say operator error is to blame for an accident at a Wisconsin Dells amusement park that left a young girl critically injured. Police say 12-ye..
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400 sea turtle hatchlings released at beach

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TITUSVILLE, Fla. - Biologists have released 400 turtle hatchlings onto a Florida Space Coast beach. The sea turtles were born at a Kennedy Space Center incubation site, where thous..
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Fla. justices get fifth amendment challenge

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court has received a challenge to a fifth proposed constitutional amendment. The 1st District Court of Appeal, without ruling Tuesday, ..
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323 Haitians found in overloaded boats in Bahamas

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard sent home more than 300 Haitians found over the weekend in two overloaded sailboats in the Bahamas. The Coast Guard interdicted a 40-foot vessel c..
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9 of every 10 teenage drivers admit to risky behaviors behind the wheel

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TAMPA, Fla. -  Although 84 percent of teen drivers know distracted driving is dangerous, almost nine in 10 teenage drivers say they have done it anyway, accordi..
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Car in Collier County canal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Collier County deputies are investigating a car in a canal. A Toyota Camry is in a canal near 36th Avenue SE off Everglades Boulevard in Golden Gate Estates.
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Boy run over by lawn mower; legs injured

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

RIVERVIEW, Fla. (AP) - A 4-year-old boy's legs were injured when he was run over by a lawn mower in the Tampa Bay area. Hillsborough County Fire Rescue reports that the boy ran in ..
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Man gets 40 years for fatal drug robbery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for a fatal drug robbery. A Hillsborough County judge sentenced 33-year-old Sean Franklin Sentlingar last we..
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CCSO hosting catfish harvest

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Cameron is inviting media to come to the lake in front of the County Jail Thursday morning (Aug. 5) at 8:30 a.m. to see the f..
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Ex-official blames firing on scandal disclosure

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A former Miami city official claims he was wrongly fired after blowing the whistle on a scandal over construction projects. Former capital improvements director Alatun..
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Charlotte County detectives arrest oxycodone trafficker

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit detectives arrested Marcus Lee Burson, 30, 1031 Panacea Blvd., North Port, after two undercover purchas..
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6 arrested for illegally selling park tickets

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - Six people are charged with reselling more than 2,000 theme park tickets worth $395,000. Osceola County Sheriff's officials said Monday that undercover agent..
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Police: Man shot in face while driving on I-95

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Authorities say a man was shot while driving on Interstate 95 in South Florida. According to Miami-Dade police detectives, the victim was driving southbound on the hig..
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