SARASOTA - The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Apprehension Unit, working in conjunction with the U.S. Marshals Service Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force, has captured Brian Lacy, the convicted sex offender who fled the area last week after learning he was facing new charges.
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrests a man for Grand Theft after locating a stolen tractor valued at $82,000 in his backyard.
PLANT CITY, Fla. (AP) - Nine people were detained after authorities raided a cockfight in the Tampa Bay-area.
MIAMI (AP) — Police say two people are dead and multiple people are wounded following a shooting in Miami's Liberty City neighborhood. A police spokeswoman says officers are still investigating the shooting that happened early this morning.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities have identified the pilot of a small plane that crashed into the waters off a southwest Florida island. The Lee County Sheriff's Office says Gregg Howard of St. Petersburg was flying the plane that crashed Wednesday evening into the Gulf of Mexico off Captiva Island.
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**UPDATE** -- The arrested suspects have been identified as 21-year-old Darrell Matthew, 18-year-old Jaquavious Francis, and 21-year-old Patrick Hooker.
SARASOTA, Fl. - The search is over for three suspects in a Tampa-area murder, and it ends on I-75 in Sarasota.
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. - Five men have been arrested as part of an organized group accused of stealing and re-selling diesel fuel in the Tampa Bay area.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida prison guard has pleaded guilty to charges associated with stealing personal information from state corrections databases and using it to file 182 fraudulent income tax returns to get refunds.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a contractor fell to his death from a catwalk at an old Tampa Bay area power plant.
RIVERVIEW, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 4-year-old Florida boy has died after being mauled by two pit bulls.
Tallahassee, Fla. (WTXL) - Florida Governor Rick Scott joined Lieutenant Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera, Attorney General Pam Bondi, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, and Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam at the Florida State Capitol to induct three Floridians in the Florida Women’s Hall of Fame.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Florida detectives are heading to Louisiana to interview a missing teenage girl who was found travelling with a registered sex offender.
A man stormed into several apartments and sexually assaulted several women overnight before he was shot and killed by police who had launched a massive manhunt for him Friday, authorities said.
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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida man shot his wife and two teenage children in the head, then scattered gasoline and fireworks around the mansion they rented before setting the home ablaze and killing himself, deputies said Friday.
SEFFNER, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities hope to get a better look at a sinkhole that swallowed a man in his Florida home once demolition crews knock down the remaining walls of the house Monday and begin clearing away the debris.
Havana, Cuba (CNN) -- Just as authorities suspected, a couple accused of kidnapping their own children sailed to Cuba, where they are hunkered down inside their boat at a Havana marina.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Joshua and Sharyn Hakken seemed to have a charmed life, doting on their two young boys, buying a comfortable home and building successful careers as engineers. It all derailed last year when police in Louisiana found the family inside a hotel room with drugs, weapons and promises from the parents to take "a journey to the Armageddon."