North Port woman nearly killed after rattlesnake bites her while on hike in Myakkahatchee Creek
A North Port woman is recovering in the hospital after a rattlesnake bite nearly killed her.
Video: Armed robbery suspects sought by St. Petersburg police
The St. Petersburg Police Department is searching for two men they say were armed when they forced a man to withdraw cash from a St. Petersburg ATM several times early Saturday morning.
Disney employee among 8 men arrested in ‘horrific’ Polk County child pornography bust, deputies say
Eight men, including a Disney employee, a self-employed boudoir photographer, and employees of major retail chains, are facing 1,280 felony charges after Polk County deputies say they had ties to child pornography.
Bay Area businesses set to temporarily close Thursday to protest Florida’s new immigration law
Tampa's Al Lopez Park is one of several sites across Florida where peaceful protests are reportedly planned for Thursday in conjunction with labor strikes and Hispanic-owned business closures.
2023 hurricane season begins June 1: Here’s what to know
It’s time for residents along the southeastern U.S. coastlines to make sure their storm plans are in place as the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season gets underway on Thursday.
Why don’t people evacuate during a hurricane warning?
It's a question that even has emergency officials scratching their heads. If you're warned to evacuate during a storm, why would you stay?
'I would never have stayed': Fort Myers Beach residents impacted by Hurricane Ian warn of potential dangers
As a new hurricane season begins, those on Ft. Myers Beach continue to relive Hurricane Ian.
1 in 4 Floridians would ignore hurricane evacuation warnings, AAA survey finds
Hurricane season is quickly approaching, and officials say now is the time to prepare, because it only takes one storm to leave behind devastation.
Go inside FOX 13’s SkyTower radar
Go behind the scenes of FOX 13's Skytower that stands tall on Kennedy Boulevard.
Tampa couple accused of running human trafficking ring wants out of jail
Police say a Tampa couple lured their victims to America with dreams of a better life, but instead they were held against their will and forced to be sex slaves.
Tampa volleyball player focuses on Olympic dreams
Ever since he got a chance to watch the U.S. men's national volleyball team train for a tournament in Tampa more than 20 years ago, Kyle Dagostino knew his dreams would take him to the Olympics.
Flooding closes I-275 exit in St. Pete as showers moved through Bay area
Flooding closed off the southbound exit of I-275 on 54th Avenue South in St. Petersburg Wednesday afternoon, troopers said.
World War II veteran reflects on his service and gives advice to those currently deployed
Edward Mahoney, or Ed to his friends, will tell you that his 99 years of life are pretty chill these days.
Letters mailed to 58,000 voters impacted by data breach at Hillsborough Supervisor of Elections Office
About 58,000 registered voters will receive letters this week after an "unauthorized user" accessed files with the Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Office.
Wales Pointe Restaurant and Bar has become a hotspot for live music and comedy shows
Wales Pointe Restaurant and Bar sits in downtown Lake Wales.
'We will not stop': 2 rescued, 2 arrested in Hillsborough County human trafficking stings
Two women who were the victims of human trafficking are finally safe after being rescued by Hillsborough County deputies.
‘I’m going to kill everyone’: Armed man killed by officer sent threatening text before deadly shooting: PCSO
A Pinellas Park Police Department officer is on administrative leave after a domestic disturbance turned deadly early Tuesday morning.
Citrus County community hosts night of prayer for deputy critically injured after being hit by car
The Lecanto High School community is praying for the recovery of Citrus County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Andy Lahera after he was hit by a car while directing traffic at graduation.
North Port Police Department hopes to win money for K-9 unit
The public now has a chance to help protect dogs who are part of the law enforcement family. The biohazard and trauma cleanup company Aftermath Services is giving out a total of $15,000 in grants to first responder agencies’ K-9 units.
Deputies capture snake that slithered into Pinellas County home
A Pinellas County resident had to call authorities to remove an unwelcome visitor.