Ongoing updates from Sumter County as Tropical Storm Eta impacts Florida.
Troopers arrested Jessica Florentino, 35, following a traffic stop in Sumter County after they discovered 44.4 pounds of marijuana, $11,100 cash and a box of 30 Alprazolam pills in her car.
A group of flying squirrel smugglers has been grounded after a 19-month-long investigation that stretched across the country and as far as Asia, Florida wildlife officials say.
Sumter County deputies arrested Samuel Marvin Thomas, 48, of Webster, after they say he killed a 14-year-old and abducted his ex-girlfriend around 6:30 a.m. Saturday.
A 27-year-old man from Tampa died Saturday night after colliding head-on with a tractor-trailer in Sumter County.
Florida’s Green Swamp is is an area of ecological and hydrologic importance, and is crucial to the maintenance of our drinking water. FOX 13’s Drone Zone gives us an aerial view of its health and history.
A 66-year-old man on a bicycle suffered serious injuries after colliding with a car in the Villages around 10 a.m. on Sunday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
A Florida Highway Patrol K-9 has scored his second drug bust this month – this time, sniffing out cocaine hidden in a taco dinner kit.
If you feel sick, there are in-home, local, and national resources for you to get advice and medical help. Below is a list of hotlines, phone numbers, websites, and emails where you can get help in the Tampa Bay Area.
At two months old, Alex, a Chihuahua pup at the time, found his forever home with a family in Naples, Florida. However, within a year, he disappeared.
Nearly 20 cows died Thursday afternoon following a crash on Interstate 75 in Sumter County on Thursday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
A member of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet stopped int he Bay Area Thursday.
Cybercrime investigators searched a South Carolina home in a nationwide effort to track down suspects they say stole more than $206,000 from a Florida school board.
Troopers intended to write a citation for illegal window tint to the driver of a red Dodge Journey, pulled over on Interstate 75 in Bushnell. Instead, Florida Highway Patrol troopers say they found 12 kilos of cocaine, worth about $1.2 million.
One of Florida’s biggest Veterans Day ceremonies took place in Sumter County.
Saluting Branches is a national event with thousands of volunteers, who donate their time to trim trees at 67 national cemeteries across the US.
Cannons blasted. Bagpipes sang out. A mounted patrol carried American flags, and the Hernando County High School Band played: This year’s event at the Florida National Cemetery unfolded with military precision.
Loved ones come from all over the state and beyond to lay their relatives to rest at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell.
A veteran with no family got a proper sendoff thanks to a group of strangers.