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By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Clearwater man Falo Kane arrested for sexually assaulting seniors in nursing facilities, one was disabled by a stroke

Clearwater police in Florida have arrested Falo Kane for sexual assaulting senior citizens in a health facility, one woman being disabled by a stroke. Kane, 32, was arrested after police investigated incidents during More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Publix joins sponsors for Pensacola Women’s Half Marathon, set for November

Publix joins the inaugural Pensacola Women’s Half Marathon as presenting sponsor for the weekend, scheduled for Friday, November 1 through Sunday, November 3. Now known as the Pensacola Women’s Half Marathon More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, September 14th, 2019
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Miguel Angel Castillo-Hernandez identified in Sarasota murder suicide, killing his 2-year-old daughter

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office have identified Miguel Angel Castillo-Hernandez in the Florida murder suicide which also left his 2-year-old daughter dead. Castillo-Hernandez, 34, was identified in a BOLO More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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Avalon kicks off ‘The Called Tour’ on September 20 with Reagan Strange from ‘The Voice’

UPDATE: Tour dates cancelled. The Orlando, FL on 9/22 remains as does Tulsa and Grapevine, TX. The contact with the group noted that  “everyone will receive a full refund within 72 hours.” For the first More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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Florida police identify Cody Hunt as man killed in two Winter Haven shooting, moments after Rorey Copeland shot

Winter Haven Police in Florida are investigating two separate shootings that occurred Wednesday in the Florence Villa neighborhood, identifying the two men dead as Cody Hunt and Rorey Copeland. Cody Hunt Public More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Antwann Brown identified as man who stabbed five people at Florida’s Dyke Industries

Tallahassee Police have identified Antwann D. Brown, a current employee at Dyke Industries who responded to an unknown dispute in the office and used a “pocket-knife style weapon” to attack and injured More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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Florida teen Alyssa Hatcher stole parents money to hire people to kill them

A Lake County Florida teenager, Alyssa Hatcher, was arrested stealing money from her parents and then tried to hire two different people to kill them in a bizarre murder for hire scheme. Hatcher, 17, paid another More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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Drunk Florida woman, Ellen McMillion banned for life from Disney after fight with police, taxi driver over a cigarette

Orange County Sheriff’s Office detailed how a drunk woman, Ellen McMillion, at Disney’s Hollywood Studios repeatedly tried to slap a taxi driver because he didn’t have any cigarettes to give her, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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Pasco Florida mobile home fire a murder suicide, Cynthia Brace killed by husband Edward Brace

Pasco County Sheriff’s Office are reporting that a mobile home fire in Florida, killing Cynthia Brace, was deliberately set by the woman’s husband, Edward Brace, as part of a murder suicide scheme. Cynthia More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, September 8th, 2019
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Derrick Beers identified as man killed in Zephyrhills crash, Alex Hiscock seriously injured

Florida Highway Patrol has identified the Zephyrhills man killed after a pickup lost control and crashed into some trees off of U.S. 301 near SR-56 as Derrick Beers. Beers, 23, died after the 1998 Chevrolet Model More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, September 8th, 2019
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Kleatis Webb, Eric Melucci, Jason Botes arrested for James Knoll murder

Pinellas County detectives arrested three men in connection to a fatal Oldsmar home robbery which left James Knoll Jr. dead. The three have been identified as 37-year-old Kleatis Webb Jr., 34-year-old Eric Melucci, More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, September 8th, 2019
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Pinellas man Paul Morgan arrested for molesting kidnapped 9-year-old girl

A Florida man in Safety Harbor, Paul Gary Morgan, was arrested Saturday afternoon for the kidnapping and molesting a 9-year-old girl. Morgan, 63, grabbed the girl after she refused to show him her panties when he More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 6th, 2019
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Franciscan Center sets free animal and pet blessing for October 4

Tampa Mayor Jane Castor will bring the city’s official dog, Alcaldesa, and the public is invited to bring their pets and favorite creatures to the Franciscan Center on Friday, Oct. 4, from 4 to 8 p.m. for a free More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 6th, 2019
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Tampa’s Franciscan Center working to promote well living, calling for public involvement

The Franciscan Center is seeking fresh ideas and programming to promote well living and invites the public to share and enjoy its venue and facilities.  “If you have an idea for a workshop, class or program that More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 5th, 2019
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Colombian Female, Leila Zapata Convicted of International Cocaine Smuggling Conspiracy

A federal jury has found Lelia Vanessa Perdomo Zapata (26, Colombia) guilty of conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute at least five kilograms of cocaine while onboard a vessel subject More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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Tampa same-sex counseling ban challenged by Robert Vazzo, New Hearts Outreach

Liberty Counsel filed a motion for summary judgment asking a federal court to permanently block the city of Tampa’s ordinance which violates the First Amendment by prohibiting licensed counselors from providing More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Lachino McIntosh confirmed dead due to Hurricane Dorian, devastating Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian, a powerful Category 5 storm, turned deadly as it roared over the Bahamas on Sunday. The storm made landfall on three different islands with punishing sustained winds of 185 mph and gusts that reached More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 1st, 2019
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Cellicia Hunt attacks Florida immigration office with Molotov cocktail

A Florida woman tossed a lit Molotov cocktail into the lobby of a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in Oakland Park. Cellicia Hunt Cellicia Hunt, 35, has been charged with maliciously attempting to More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 1st, 2019
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Hurricane Dorian becomes Category 5 storm, pummeling the Bahamas

Dorian is now a Category 5 hurricane, located about 225 miles east of West Palm Beach, Florida; 35 miles east of Great Abaco island in the Bahamas; was packing winds of 160 mph with higher gusts and was moving west More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, September 1st, 2019
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Florida missing teen, Savannah Gulley, home safe according to Columbia County Sheriff’s Office

Florida officials have canceled a missing child alert for Savannah Gulley as the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office says she was found safe and returned home. Gulley, 14, was reported missing on yesterday with More...


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