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Florida men who dragged shark behind boat charged with animal cruelty
The three men in a viral video showing a shark being violently dragged behind a speeding boat have been charged with animal cruelty, among other charges, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and prosecutors from the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office announced
Slain Florida officer awarded agency's highest honor
A slain Florida police officer has been recognized with her department's highest honors
Florida senator files complaint on peer accused of groping
Florida Gov. Rick Scott is calling embattled State Sen. Jack Latvala "a distraction," a move that could put pressure on the powerful Republican to resign
How a McDonald's food bag led Tampa police to alleged serial killer
A McDonald's bag that Howell Donaldson III handed to his colleague at the fast-food restaurant where he worked in Tampa was the key piece of evidence that led police to the alleged serial killer, authorities said today. A person identified as "Witness 3" approached a police officer at the
Man arrested in connection with string of killings in Tampa
A man was arrested at a Florida McDonald's in connection with the recent string of homicides in Tampa's Seminole Heights neighborhood, police said late-Tuesday night. Tampa Police Department Chief Brian Dugan identified the suspect as Howell Donaldson III. "Tonight is the beginning of when justice
One arrest made as white nationalist rally tightly controlled by cops
A pair of white nationalist rallies in two Tennessee towns went off relatively peacefully today, with only one arrest, after police prepared carefully to keep demonstrators and counter demonstrators under control. One "White Lives Matter" attendee who was standing with the white nationalists was
5 arrested in connection with white nationalist Richard Spencer's Florida event
Five arrests were made Thursday in connection with an event that self-described white supremacist Richard Spencer held at the University of Florida campus in Gainesville. Three men were arrested for their alleged role in a shooting incident following Spencer's speech, according to the Gainesville
Richard Spencer to speak at the University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida, is on edge as white nationalist Richard Spencer prepares to deliver a speech at the school.
University of Florida braces for white nationalist's speech
Many classes at the state university are canceled as police flood campus in preparation for a speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer.
Florida declares state of emergency before white nationalist's speech
Gov. Rick Scott's emergency declaration activated the National Guard as the University of Florida in Gainesville prepares for a speech by white nationalist leader Richard Spencer.