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Investigators want to know who mutilated two alligators

Investigators want to know who mutilated two alligators

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is conducting an investigation after two alligators were found mutilated in Manatee County.Investigators found the alligators after the FWC was contacted on Sunday. The agency said the two alligat...
Published: 05/15/18
FHP locates pick-up truck linked to fatal Polk hit-and-run

FHP locates pick-up truck linked to fatal Polk hit-and-run

PLANT CITY — The Florida Highway Patrol said it has found the truck involved in a fatal May 3 hit-and-run crash in Polk County.Thanks to a Crime Stoppers tip, troopers said they were able to find the white 2003 Chevrolet pickup truck believed to have...
Published: 05/15/18
Driver dies after striking semitrailer in wrong-way Plant City crash

Driver dies after striking semitrailer in wrong-way Plant City crash

PLANT CITY — A wrong-way driver was killed Monday night when his vehicle struck an oncoming semitrailer truck, according to Plant City police.The crash took place at about 11:48 p.m. Police said the unidentified driver of a 2002 blue Volkswagen Passa...
Published: 05/15/18
Pasco woman in wheelchair, husband and baby struck in hit-and-run

Pasco woman in wheelchair, husband and baby struck in hit-and-run

NEW PORT RICHEY— Florida Highway Patrol troopers are searching for the hit-and-run driver who struck three pedestrians Friday night, including a wheelchair-bound woman and her 9-month-old baby.Friday around 10 p.m., an unidentified man was driving wh...
Published: 05/15/18
Deputies ID Tampa driver fatally struck after exiting car following crash

Deputies ID Tampa driver fatally struck after exiting car following crash

TAMPA — Hillsborough County deputies have identified the man who was fatally struck Monday morning after exiting his vehicle following an earlier crash near the University of South Florida.Deputies say William Costello, 77, of Tampa, was killed on Br...
Published: 05/15/18
Watch: Video shows Hernando County Commissioner arguing with woman about sex for money

Watch: Video shows Hernando County Commissioner arguing with woman about sex for money

BROOKSVILLE — Last November, months before a domestic incident at his Spring Hill house turned the spotlight on Hernando County Commissioner Nick Nicholson, a sheriff’s deputy was parking out front, investigating what appeared to be prostitution.Duri...
Published: 05/14/18
Updated: 05/15/18
Nursing assistant arrested on molestation charge, deputies say

Nursing assistant arrested on molestation charge, deputies say

HUDSON — A nursing assistant was arrested Sunday on a charge of molestation of an elderly or disabled person, according to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office.Christina Nappo, 51, of Hudson, worked for Consulate Health Care at 8132 Hudson Ave., accordi...
Published: 05/14/18
Man fatally struck after getting out of his car following Tampa crash

Man fatally struck after getting out of his car following Tampa crash

TAMPA — A man was killed Monday morning after he exited his vehicle following a crash on Bruce B. Downs Boulevard outside the University of South Florida campus, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.The man was walking near his vehic...
Published: 05/14/18

Deputy involved in two-car crash in Pinellas Park

PINELLAS PARK —A deputy with the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office was involved in an automobile accident Sunday afternoon as he was en route to an emergency call.According to the sheriff’s office’s major accident investigation team, on-duty K-9 Deput...
Published: 05/13/18
FHP: Driver hits, kills Pasco pedestrian

FHP: Driver hits, kills Pasco pedestrian

BAYONET POINT — A 29-year-old man is dead after he was struck by a car while walking on Bruin Drive Saturday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.Christopher J. Ryan, of New Port Richey, was walking along the road south of State Road 52 abo...
Published: 05/13/18