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This notice posted on the Twitter account of Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister on Monday, March 30, 2020, seeks the public's help for new leads in the disappearance of Jack "Don" Lewis, the former husband of a big cat sanctuary owner featured in the new Netflix series “Tiger King.” Chronister posted that the popularity of the seven-part documentary made it a good time to ask for new leads in Lewis' 1997 disappearance. (Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister via AP)
Associated Press
March 31, 2020 - 10:38 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff is asking for new leads in the disappearance of the former husband of a big cat sanctuary owner featured in the new Netflix series “Tiger King.” Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister posted on his personal Twitter account Monday that the popularity of the...
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Matt Malone
March 19, 2020 - 4:09 pm
Spring breakers in Florida don’t appear to be taking the coronavirus pandemic seriously as they vow to continue partying. Th reactions come as White House health officials have warned young people face a disporportional risk at contracting COVID-19
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wanted cow
(Credit: Pembroke Pines Police Department)
Associated Press
March 11, 2020 - 12:53 pm
“It jumps fences...It goes into pools.”
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David Caplan
March 01, 2020 - 10:17 pm
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis declared a public health emergency on Sunday after two adults “tested presumptively positive” for coronavirus.
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orlando police car
(Photo: Orlando Police Department)
WWJ News
February 25, 2020 - 11:19 am
“Please, give me a second chance,” she pleads, shaking and crying. “Please, let me go.”
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Florida Green Water Snake
Florida Green Water Snake. FILE.
Associated Press
February 15, 2020 - 1:46 pm
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — A Florida city shut down a section of a lake Thursday after receiving reports of swarming snakes. Turns out, the slithery creatures were just celebrating Valentine's Day a little early. The Lakeland Parks & Recreation department wrote on its Facebook page that a group of...
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Bag Full of Drugs
In this photo made available by the Florida Highway patrol shows confiscated drugs following the arrest of two men Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, Santa Rosa County, Fla. (Florida Highway Patrol via AP)
Associated Press
February 04, 2020 - 4:40 pm
“Note to self...Our K-9’s can read.”
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boat at dock
Associated Press
January 31, 2020 - 9:38 am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Mistakenly inserting a fuel nozzle into a fishing pole slot, a Florida man pumped $60 worth of gasoline onto the deck of his boat and the ground of a gas station, fire rescue officials said. The incident happened Monday in the Orlando area, Orange County Fire Rescue spokesman...
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Tarrah Gibbons
January 29, 2020 - 3:10 pm
A Florida mother went to change her son's diaper and found an unexpected surprise. After picking up her son from daycare, she found that an employee had written on the child with a marker, reports TODAY . The employee has been fired. Heather Chisum, the mother of the child, posted the pictures of...
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Tarrah Gibbons
January 22, 2020 - 12:22 pm
Throughout the United States, people have been feeling the cold air, even in some southern states. CNN reports that areas from Louisiana to the Carolinas are seeing temperatures 10 to 15 degrees below normal. But this week, Florida residents are realizing the impact that atypically cold...
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