Florida mom who threw 4-year-old daughter into river, killing her, declared incompetent for trial

Hillsborough Circuit Judge Kimberly Fernandez on Tuesday reviewed reports from three doctors who have examined 26-year-old Shakayla Denson since her August arrest.
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The Voyager 2 spacecraft left the influence of our sun in early November, some 41 years after it was launched from Earth.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Police: Man broke into Sarasota restaurant, thrift store and robbed cellphone store
Police say 46-year-old Elijah Smith's crime spree began on November 14th, when around 12:30am he used a large rock to smash open the front door of Wicked Cantina on U.S. 41. Police were called to the restaurant when its burglary alarm was activated but by the time officers arrived, they say Smith ha
Third memorial goes up for a young hit and run victim, family believes a vandal is purposely targeting them
Family looks to replace a stolen memorial in honor of a young hit and run victim. The family believes this time around it's intentional. For two years in a row during the holiday season the memorial has been either stolen or vandalized.
3 carnival workers charged in killings of Kansas couple
The Kansas Attorney General says 52-year-old Kimberly Younger, of McIntosh, Florida; 54-year-old Michael Fowler Jr., of Sarasota, Florida; and 35-year-old Rusty Frasier, of Aransas Pass, Texas, are jailed on $1 million bond in Arkansas while awaiting extradition to Kansas.

Flight cancellations at SRQ Airport due to winter storm

The winter storm moving across the southern part of the country is impacting travelers along the Suncoast.

  WEATHER UPDATE: Big Changes Ahead

The cold front will be moving into central Florida during the overnight time period
  First Alert Weather:Chance for thunderstorms Sunday, possibly severe
  First Alert Weather Day Sunday afternoon

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Vikings fire OC DeFilippo after another flat performance
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  Trump threatens gov’t shutdown in heated meeting with Dem leaders over border wall

Trump conferred Tuesday at the White House with House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer ahead of a Dec. 21 deadline to shut down a range of government agencies.

Stick, North Dakota State highlight AP FCS All-America team

North Dakota State QB Easton Stick was one of three Bison players selected to The Associated Press FCS All-America team

STATE HEADLINES

  Florida mom who threw 4-year-old daughter into river, killing her, declared incompetent for trial

FHP: Pedestrian killed in accident on University Parkway and Lockwood Ridge Rd.

FHP investigating fatal accident at University Parkway and Lockwood Ridge Road.