22-Year-Old Man Flies 1,000 Miles To Meet 81-Year-Old 'Words With Friends' PartnerThe 22-year-old flew over 1,000 miles to spend time with his 81-year-old pen pal, who lives in a Florida retirement community.
Suspected Serial Killer Was Teased By Co-Workers About Looking Like Wanted Serial KillerEmployees at the Ybor City McDonald's where Howell Donaldson worked told the Tampa Bay Times that they made fun of the suspected serial killer's resemblance to the drawing in police sketches.
Manual Transmission Allegedly Stops Carjacking Suspects In Their TracksAuthorities say a manual transmission stopped three carjacking suspects in their tracks on Monday night
Woman Gets DUI While Riding A HorseAn unusual DUI arrest for a woman in Florida.
Police: Florida Man Googles 'How To Rob A Bank,' Later Arrested For Bank RobberyA Florida man who police say Googled how to rob a bank is now behind bars for committing a bank robbery, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.
FEMA Receives Another $6.7 Billion To Help With Hurricane ReliefThe money was expected. Sunday kicked off a new fiscal year and brought a new round of funding for the agency.
Suspects Nabbed For Attempting To Steal Light Pole In Jacksonville: PoliceTwo men have been arrested in Florida after authorities say they were caught stealing a light pole.
Philly Natives Weathering Irma Say Call To Evacuate Was Too LatePhilly natives Dr. Abbe Forman and Dr. Shelly Komito now living in Cape Coral say the call to evacuate came too late.
Irma Climbs Florida's Coast; 'Dangerous' Storm Surges FearedForecasters warned people in the hurricane's path to prepare for "dangerous storm surges" and flash flooding.
Florida Begins To Feel Effects As Hurricane Irma Shifts WestTampa has not taken a direct hit from a major hurricane in nearly a century.
Hurricane Irma Strengthens To A Category 5 StormOfficials across the northeastern Caribbean canceled airline flights, shuttered schools and urged people to hunker down indoors as Hurricane Irma barreled toward the region as a powerful Category 4 storm expected to strengthen more before nearing land late Tuesday.
Florida Gov. Scott Issues State Of Emergency For Hurricane IrmaIn a news release issued Monday afternoon, Scott said he's issuing the order to make sure governments have "ample time, resources and flexibility to get prepared" for the storm.