With four paws and a wagging tail, Rucker has become the newest member of Manatee County's first responder family.
At just 8 years old, North Port's Mark Shymanski is losing his sight, but he really wants to be a hockey player, so his teacher submitted him for a special program that helped him reach his goal.
After spending years in and out of Shriners Hospital in Tampa, one 13-year-old wanted to make the holidays a little more cheerful for others like her.
With each hot cup Caroline pours, she is helping kids just like herself. She donates much of the proceeds to John Hopkins All Children's Hospital, where doctors successfully treated her for leukemia.
A Manatee County couple got a Christmas surprise. Their baby girl made her debut one week early and came so fast, she was delivered on the side of the road.
Christmas came early for a little boy in Odessa. 7-year-old Logan Heer's passion for garbage trucks is unmatched. His mom says he dreams of one day getting to ride one.
Hundreds of kids in Tampa got early Christmas gifts Thursday from the charity organization OnBikes.
Bay Area craft beer brewers gathered Wednesday to work on a house that beer built.
The Pickett family knows what it's like to spend Christmas in the hospital. After 7-year-old Adyn's battle with leukemia, they decided to bring some joy to kids in the same hospital where he received treatment.
Sam Young is used to overcoming challenges. The 6th-grader from Hillsborough County has beat cancer twice
Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David surprised students with new tablets just in time for the holidays.
Bikes for Christ collects slightly used bikes and money to fix them up. They're hoping to donate 300 this year.
Most know about the power that animals can have in healing. That's why dogs are often used in therapy. But other animals, like horses, are useful, too.
Christmas came early for a young Florida boy with cerebral palsy when he received a surprise visit from Santa Claus at his home in Palmetto on November 27.
Police officers in St. Petersburg traded their patrol cars for shopping carts Tuesday morning.
Andres Bautista was last at Donatello Italian Restaurant in 2012, one of the many at-risk teens invited to its annual Thanksgiving celebration. Sitting in these same chairs today, he can remember how he felt then, and how far he's come since.
“We found out that there’s over $3 million in deferred medical debt in our city,” said Access Church’s lead pastor Jason Burns. "This $3 million is owned by people who live at less than half of the federal poverty line.”
She's only 18, but is fast developing a reputation for her skill at training mustangs. Her mom says she has a gift, and she’s using it to help find homes for these majestic horses.
Dozens of Tampa families got a take a load off Tuesday with three hours of free laundry, thanks to the Tampa Police Department.
In less than three days, hundreds of people will participate in the Gobble Wobble 5K in Safety Harbor. It's become an annual Thanksgiving event that started out as a class project when a third grader saw a problem in her community.