The robbers were armed with a shotgun when they broke into the man’s home in Sarasota on Friday morning. Surveillance video shows the homeowner grabbing the machete and fighting back. He managed to disarm one suspect, while the other four took off. The homeowner held the suspect until deputies arrived.
A veteran Florida Highway Patrol trooper was hit and killed Saturday while investigating a crash on Interstate 75 north of Gainesville.
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Two brothers from Hernando County have been selected to receive the Congressional Award Gold Medal. They are two of ten recipients in the state and about 370 throughout the country.
A 9-year-old girl with autism was found dead in a Kissimmee retention pond on Saturday, police said.
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Police need your help identifying this suspect who was stabbed while robbing a gas station. A robber has stab wounds after he got into a fight with a gas station clerk near Bearss Avenue and 22nd Street early Sunday.
Godwin, 50, was shot and killed early Sunday by Sol William Hoke, 39, at the Tampa Super Shop at 3401 E Lake Ave., according to Tampa police.
A man who came to his ex-girlfriend's doorstep armed with an assault rifle was shot and killed by that woman Saturday night in Zephyrhills. When Harrison arrived at her home at 5547 Armstrong St. with the rifle, Guinn opened the door and fatally shot him in what appears to be a case of self- defense.
The planned Monday launch of a Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center has been delayed.
More than a century-old African-American cemetery that has been neglected for years is finally getting much-needed care due to a local group working to preserve its place in history.
Hee Soong Lee, 54, was riding his 2012 Kawasaki Vulcan Voyager when he was involved in an accident at the corner of Tarpon Springs Road and Tyler Road in Odessa with a van driven by Nicholas De Santo Sunday morning.
David Jaco is a Manatee County powerhouse in the ring, and he's being inducted into the boxing Hall of Fame. The formal induction ceremony is on June 25.
Public schools in Florida are scrambling to cover their budget losses after Governor Rick Scott signed a controversial education bill, HB 7069, into law this week.
Police said a suspect was arrested in connection with a deadly shooting at the Tampa Super Stop gas station at E Lake Avenue and N. 34th Street.
Orlando: Man was shot at his birthday party in Orange County.
Deputies said the shooting took place after a fight broke out at a large party at a home on Pioneer Road
Pasco County: A woman fatally shot her ex-boyfriend. The ex-girlfriend says she opened the door and fatally shot Frank Harrison, 45
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Orange County: An 11-year-old boy has been transported to Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The boy shot himself in the face at a home on 372 N. Pine Hills Road
West Palm Beach: a man was shot along the 400 block of Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard underneath the overpass. The man was transported to a local hospital for treatment
Ocala: A nurse was shot at an Ocala hospital in West Marion Regional Center. The hospital is located at 4600 Southwest Ct
Police arrest boyfriend after woman is found bludgeoned to death.
Following a seven-hour search, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office captured a Bradford County inmate who escaped on Friday. Thor Bahrman, 33, stole a work van and took off from the New River Correctional Institute in Raiford, Fla. around 3 p.m.
The body of a teen found in a plastic storage container buried in a Florida backyard led to murder charges against a man who police say solicited her online for sex.
Spring Hill, Florida shooting at 1202 Kenlake Ave: 1 killed
Tallahassee, Florida shooting at 2905 N Monroe St: 1 injured
Bradenton, Florida shooting at 2200 Block of 2nd Ave E: 1 injured
Orlando (Pine Hills), Florida shooting at 2712 N Pine Hills Dr: 1 injured
Pompano Beach, Florida shooting at 279 NE 40th Ct: no casualities
Jacksonville, Florida shooting at 8100 block of April St: 1 killed
Orlando, Florida shooting at N/A: no casualities
Mascotte, Florida shooting at 5 W Myers Blvd: 2 injured
Sebastian, Florida shooting at 10455 102nd Terrace: 1 injured