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Toddler dies after being left in hot car in Florida, police say
A toddler died in Florida on Tuesday after being left inside a hot car for five hours, authorities said. The 2-year-old boy, identified as Jacob Manchego, was found unresponsive in a locked SUV at a shopping plaza in Brandon. He was rushed to a local hospital where he later died, according to the
Airport police find loaded Glock in backpack of ex-Bucs WR Louis Murphy
TAMPA, Fla. -- Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Louis Murphy was arrested Wednesday morning at Tampa International Airport for carrying a loaded gun in a backpack, ESPN has learned. According to airport police, at approximately 8:12 a.m. airport security discovered a Glock 23 pistol inside
2-year-old boy left for hours in hot car dies
Jacob Manchego was in the SUV for more than five hours, according to Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.
CPR Saves More Than 92,000 Lives Annually; Only 4 Percent of Americans Train Each Year
Deputy Steve Donaldson had just re-trained in CPR three weeks ago when he leaped into action, saving Shakira Nelson's 15-month-old son who was not breathing.
ABC EXCLUSIVE: More than 500 Gun Store Burglaries Expected This Year, Says ATF
In the early morning hours on Tuesday, up to fifteen people broke into a Tampa, Florida gun store, smashing through the glass storefront with an SUV and making off with around 40 weapons, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff 's department. This brazen burglary is part of a disturbing trend.
Body of Missing Jet Skier Believed to Be Found After 3-Year-Old Son Discovered Alone on Florida Island
The body of a missing jet skier was believed to be found today after his 3-year-old son was discovered alone on a small island on the Alafia River in Florida last night, according to officials. William Morris, 38, and his toddler were first reported missing to authorities around 6 p.m. Monday after
Woman Says Florida Deputy Killed in Car Crash Was Trying to Save Her
A woman who allegedly barely avoided a head-on collision on a Florida expressway believes that a young deputy, who died in the highway crash, put his life on the line to save her. At about 2:45 a.m. Saturday, the Hillsborough County Sheriff 's Office received a 911 call reporting a driver heading
7 Lottery Jackpot Winners Who Lost Big
There are millions – and, in this most recent case, more than a billion -- reasons for people to play lotteries, but some of the biggest winners have lost it all, including their lives. The three winning tickets from Wednesday's $1.58 billion Powerball jackpot were sold in states where the laws
Massive Sinkhole That Swallowed Florida Man Reopens, Two Years Later
A 17-foot-wide sinkhole that killed a Florida resident in 2013 has re-opened in the same location it once did two years ago, authorities said. The hole opened again at 9:30 a.m. today at 240 Faithway Drive in Seffner and is about 20 feet deep, according to Larry McKinnon of the Hillsborough County