Articles tagged with: Florida

14 May 2015

Drivers get coffee, leave hearse with veteran's flag-draped coffin in parking lot

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New Port Richey, FLa. --- (WFLA) Rob Carpenter did a double-take on his way into his New Port Richey Dunkin' Donuts. But there it was, straddling two parking spots: a hearse, with the front window d ...

07 May 2015

Mom describes pizza rescue

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Fla. --- (WFLA)  The Florida mother who used a Pizza Hut ordering app to escape the man holding her hostage is speaking out about her ordeal.Cheryl Treadway said she did what she had to do to survi ...

04 May 2015

Florida woman texts boyfriend 'driving drunk woo' right before fatal crash

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Miami, Fla. --- (WJAX) “Driving drunk woo … I’ll be dead thanks to you.” Those were the words of Mila Dago, 22, three minutes before police say she caused a fatal crash by driving through a ...

22 April 2015

"Thank you" note touches veteran

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Delray, Fla. --- (WPTV)  A Vietnam veteran is looking to thank the person who anonymously made his day. Richard Smith says a note of gratitude from a complete stranger is the greatest thanks he has ...

17 April 2015

Sharks shock condo residents

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Bonita Beach, Fla. --- (WBBH) Residents of a Bonita Beach, Florida condominium unit are on edge after sharks were spotted swimming within feet of their property.An 8-to-9 foot bull shark has been sw ...

13 April 2015

Man killed at Disney's exotic driving experience

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Fla. --- One person was killed in a crash at Disney World's Exotic Driving Experience on Sunday, according to Florida Highway Patrol.FHP said the driver of a Lamborghini, identified as 24-year-old ...

08 April 2015

Bobcat dragging shark photo goes viral

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Fla. --- It’s no secret cats like to eat fish, but wait until you hear what happened when a bobcat went fishing in Florida. A man walking in Vero Beach captured this photo of a bobcat dragging a f ...

07 April 2015

Bear breaks in!

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Estero, Fla. --- (WBBH)  An Estero, Florida woman called 911 Friday after she found a bear in her house eating her Easter candy.Caroline Tidwell heard the bear before she found it."It almost sounde ...

07 April 2015

Charges filed against Florida officer for slapping homeless man

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Fla. --- Charges have been filed against a south Florida police officer who was recorded on camera pushing and slapping a homeless man in a video that went viral.It’s the push of a homeless man an ...

03 April 2015

Teen detectives bust pedophile

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Lakeland, Fla. -- (WFLA) Polk County, Florida Sheriff Grady Judd called them "mini-crime fighters." Two boys from Polk County are being praised by the sheriff after the teens, ages 15 and 13, took s ...