Jury finds Richard McTear guilty of murder
A Tampa jury on Thursday found 26-year-old Richard McTear guilty of first-degree murder in the 2009 death of a 3-month-old boy. …
New mosquito-borne illness found in Pinellas
Pinellas County health officials announced Thursday that birds in Walsingham Park tested positive for a mosquito-borne disease…
Hospital demonstrates dangers of hot cars
"A child's body heats three to five times faster than an adult's body, so when a child is in a car and a family walks away, the…
Carry-on crackdown trips up travelers
A carry-on bag crackdown is taking place at airports across the country. Some airlines are enforcing baggage rules that have long been…
Coach's arrest leads to more screenings at gym
The gymnastics coach arrested for having sex with a 13-year-old girl is not allowed near the gym where he worked for the last year.
Study blames lost calves on Florida panthers
A University of Florida researcher hired by federal wildlife officials has found that panthers are killing calves in an area where the…
List of back-to-school sales tax holiday items
The three-day 2014 Florida back-to-school tax holiday is this weekend.
50 years of exploring Fla. leads to many finds
A fishing trip to Orange Springs in 1960 introduced Alvin Hendrix to a hobby that would take him on underwater treasure hunts for the next 40 years.
ALERT: Saltwater bacteria deaths reported
The state is warning beachgoers of a potentially dangerous bacterium that thrives in warm water.
Alert issued for dangerous bacterium in Gulf
New warnings issued Monday surrounding a dangerous bacteria found in the ocean that has already killed several people in Florida.