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Friday, Jul 25, 2014

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Teens seen in video torturing tortoise arrested

ORANGE PARK – Northeast Florida authorities say they’ve arrested two teenage girls seen in videos posted online lighting a threatened gopher tortoise on fire and stomping it to death.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Wisconsin suspects arrested after Facebook ‘likes’

SUPERIOR, Wis. – Wisconsin police say two home burglary suspects are in custody after they “liked” a photo of an accomplice on Facebook.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Selfie leads to arrest in Lakeland smartphone theft

Selfie leads to arrest in Lakeland smartphone theft

A smartphone app that takes a selfie of the person who has stolen it has nabbed another suspect.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Suspect in Winter Haven vehicle theft identified

Suspect in Winter Haven vehicle theft identified

The Winter Haven Police Department has issued a warrant for a man who they say stole a vehicle on Thursday night from a public library.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Colombian cocaine smuggler gets 15 years

A federal judge in Tampa sentenced a cocaine smuggler on Friday to more than 15 years in prison.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Expert: Baby found on side of road had awful injuries

Expert: Baby found on side of road had awful injuries

TAMPA — The baby’s injuries were so severe, they were similar to those seen in victims of plane crashes or people who jumped from the Sunshine Skyway....
Updated: 5 hours ago

Deadline approaches to apply for WaVE’s business accelerator

TAMPA — A mentorship program to help entrepreneurs take their tech startups to the next level is now taking applications. But the deadline is fast-approaching.
Updated: 6 hours ago

Lightning puts Bucs workout on hold

TAMPA — It didn’t take long for the threat of thunderstorms to derail the Tampa Bay Buccaneers plans for training camp.
Updated: 6 hours ago

Russia: McDonald’s food has ‘too many calories’

MOSCOW – Nearly a quarter-century after McDonald’s startled and delighted Soviets with their first taste of American fast-food culture, the company’s now facing a suit that could ban it from selling some of its signature products...
Updated: 6 hours ago

Port Tampa Bay granted $1.7 million for security projects

Port Tampa Bay was granted $1.7 million for three security projects through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) Seaport Security Grant Program, the port said Friday.
Updated: 6 hours ago