St. Petersburg Police have arrested and charged the man they say is responsible for a hit and run that killed Jeron Davis. Taurus Frederick surrendered to St. Petersburg Police Saturday morning and was officially charged in court on Sunday. Police reported that Frederick argued with Davis, 29, near 22nd Avenue and Martin Luther KingContinue Reading

Tampa police detectives announced they are seeking Antwoine Noland, an armed and dangerous man linked to three crimes and now the murder of Alicia Fussell. Alicia Fussell, 43, was shot and killed outside of City Liquors on Nebraska Ave. Tuesday night. At the time of her death, police said they didn’t believe the shootingContinue Reading

A Pasco County man pretended to be another man for more than 20 years, even fooling his wife, Pasco County deputies said Thursday. Richard Hoagland assumed Terry Symanksy’s identity in 1992, embezzling over $1 million, until a Symansky relative discovered the identity theft using Ancestry.com Hoagland, 63, hit rock bottom after two failedContinue Reading

Since Tuesday, the Florida Department of Health (DOH) has announced they, in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), are investigating two possible non-travel related cases of Zika virus–one in Miami-Dade County and one in Broward County. These latest developments have some saying Florida may have it’s first ZikaContinue Reading

Hernando County Al Nienhuis announced Wednesday that four suspects are in custody in connection with the murder of Preston Talley of Gainesville. Nienhuis identified the four as Kayla Ja’Nae Morrow, 25; Joshua Dewayne Gardner, 24; Andrew Christopher Abbott, 19; and Brandon Joe Harrelson, 24. The group lured Talley,35, into the Withlacoochee State Forrest using a dating site calledContinue Reading

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Department says they are still investigating the car crash involving Ronald Barlett, who collided into a power pole Wednesday morning. Barlett, 54, was alone, driving in the 18300 Block of Gulf Boulevard when he collided with a wooded pole just after 4 a.m. in Indian Shores. Officers detailed theContinue Reading

Transgender students will have bathroom options in all Hillsborough County schools, a spokesperson for the district said Tuesday. Every school will designate at least one “universal” bathroom in their school by the beginning of the next school year, making it available to every student. “There will at least be one, possiblyContinue Reading

The body of 80-year-old Edwin Barthold was found outside his Oldsmar home Saturday night. Deputies say a neighbor shot him six times and then turned the gun on himself. Deputies say there was a history of the two arguing. Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office report that Steven Larson, 75, was found deadContinue Reading

Authorities have now identified the body discovered on Thursday afternoon in the Intracoastal Waterway as Mary Ellen Dyer. Dyer was killed in a St. Pete Beach crash around 3 a.m. Thursday morning near Shark Tales Waterfront Restaurant at 75th Avenue and Sunset Way. Dyer, 66, was found by a fisherman about two milesContinue Reading

A bicyclist was killed Wednesday morning along the Courtney Campbell Causeway after he rode over a downed live power line on a bike trail. The Tampa Police identified the man as Gregory Patterson. Patterson, 47, an active officer with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, died after the 6:40 a.m. accidentContinue Reading

Speed is to blame for the death of three young people who died in a horrific car wreck on Highway 98 in Lakeland Saturday night, just before midnight. Lakeland Police said Brittany Lewis, 24, Christopher “CJ” Stewart, 22, and Kathrin “Katie” Pitock, 22, all of Lakeland, died in that crashContinue Reading