Off-duty deputy shoots axe-wielding home intruder in Florida

The suspect was treated and released from the hospital before he was booked on several charges, including aggravated assault and armed burglary.
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  Man, 18, allegedly headbutts, breaks window to grab woman inside her RI home

Police arrested the 18-year-old suspect outside the home. He allegedly acted aggresively toward officers and had to be forced to the ground during the arrest.


North Port man charged with child porn possession

  Four Florida teens face charges in train depot fire

  Florida woman accused of zipping boyfriend in suitcase, leaving him to die

  How a new immigration rule could impact the local economy

  Detectives: Driver accelerated towards deputy before being shot, killed in Bradenton

Detectives say it started around 12:30am on Cortez Road West in Bradenton when the deputy, who the sheriff’s office is not identifying at this time, saw a driver behind the wheel of a vehicle with its front tire shredded and heavy front end damage traveling westbound.
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  Trump urges calm even as US reports worrisome new virus case

The session comes a day after he sought to minimize fears of the virus spreading widely across the U.S.

  Beach erosion concerning residents who live on Casey Key Road

  Possible severe storms on Wednesday as front moves in

  Prosecutors seek death penalty for Florida man accused of killing wife, 3 kids

  Trial begins for the accused 1999 cold case killer in Sarasota

  Mother, 5-year-old son found dead in car after it plunges into Estero Bay in Southwest Florida

  Two children save baby sister from their South Florida mom, who’s charged with attempted murder

  Video shows man tackling deacon during Saturday evening mass at Florida church

Portion of MLK Way closed in Sarasota due to outdoor fire

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  Pope observes usual Ash Wednesday customs in time of virus

At the Vatican, Francis held his general audience as usual in St. Peter’s Square and sent his prayers to victims of the virus and the medical personnel treating them.


  Four Florida teens face charges in train depot fire

  Two children save baby sister from their South Florida mom, who’s charged with attempted murder

Ailenys Carmenate wiped back tears before the bond court judge had even called her name. She's facing several charges, including two counts of attempted premeditated murder, after police say she tried to strangle her infant daughter.


  Volunteer finds eaglet in nest with hook in its beak

  Firefighters rescue raccoon with jar on its head that ran up tree

North Port man killed in Hardee County crash

  RAW VIDEO: Brush fire burns more than 200 acres, forcing evacuations and cutting power in Charlotte County

  FDOT conducting safety study on Gulf of Mexico Drive

In the last eighteen months, the Town of Longboat Key has seen five fatalities from four separate accidents along Gulf of Mexico Drive.
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  Crews rescue trapped paraglider hanging from power lines in California

Crews were able to rescue the man, who was uninjured, three hours after he got stuck.

  18-year-old charged with second degree murder in connection to fatal shooting in Bradenton

70 animals removed from home in what Florida sheriff calls “rescue turned hoarder” situation

  Keeping beehives thriving on the Suncoast as bee problems persist

  Much needed rain expected with next cold front