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Women in Trouble for Photos of Them Riding Sea Turtle
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Women in Trouble for Photos of Them Riding Sea Turtle

Authorities are investigating after photos of two women riding a sea turtle have emerged on social media. Read »

Jul 4, 2015
Sturgeon Jumps in Boat, Kills 5-Year-Old Florida Girl

Sturgeon Jumps in Boat, Kills 5-Year-Old Florida Girl

A 5-year-old Florida girl riding in a boat has died after a sturgeon leaped from the Suwannee River and struck her. Read »

Jul 4, 2015
Man Shot, Killed in Wynwood: Police

Man Shot, Killed in Wynwood: Police

Police are searching for a gunman who shot and killed a man in the Wynwood area of Miami early Saturday morning. Read »

Jul 4, 2015
Police Search for Gunmen Involved in Fatal Shooting

Police Search for Gunmen Involved in Fatal Shooting

Police are on the hunt for two possible subjects who shot and killed a man in Coral Gables Saturday afternoon. Watch »

Jul 4, 2015
Fla. Woman Threw Kittens Out Car Window: Police

Fla. Woman Threw Kittens Out Car Window: Police

A Florida woman has been arrested after authorities say she was spotted throwing kittens out her car window. Read »

Jul 4, 2015
Key Lime Pie Eating Contest in the

Key Lime Pie Eating Contest in the "Limelight"

Key lime pie was in the "limelight" in Key West as competitors with an appetite for the Florida Keys'... Read »

Jul 4, 2015
Small Plane Crashes Off Star Island: MDFR

Small Plane Crashes Off Star Island: MDFR

A small plane went down in the area of Star Island in Miami Saturday afternoon. Watch »

Jul 4, 2015
AAA Offers Free Towing for 4th of July Weekend

AAA Offers Free Towing for 4th of July Weekend

Drivers who drink during the long Independence Day weekend can get a free tow home, thanks to the American... Read »

Jul 4, 2015
Green Bay Packers Player Arrested in Miami Beach

Green Bay Packers Player Arrested in Miami Beach

Miami Beach Police arrested an NFL player after they say he shot his gun into the air early Saturday morning. Read »

Jul 4, 2015
Lightning Over Disney's Magic Kingdom

Lightning Over Disney's Magic Kingdom

Each night, thousands gather at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom in Orlando for fireworks. Watch »

Jul 4, 2015
Residents Raise Concern About Debris in Sand Ahead of Holiday

Residents Raise Concern About Debris in Sand Ahead of Holiday

The Fourth of July holiday weekend is one of the most popular times of the year for families to head to the beach. Watch »

Jul 3, 2015
Friends, Family Call Off Searches for Missing US Olympic Sailor

Friends, Family Call Off Searches for Missing US Olympic Sailor

Trevor Moore's friends and family have called off their own searches for the missing U.S. Olympic sailor. Read »

Jul 3, 2015
400-Foot Orlando Eye Ferris Wheel Gets Stuck

400-Foot Orlando Eye Ferris Wheel Gets Stuck

A fire official says firefighters have safely removed all 66 riders who were stranded aboard The Orlando Eye after... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
BSO Deputies Rescue Victims From Fiery Crash

BSO Deputies Rescue Victims From Fiery Crash

Two Broward Sheriff's deputies are being hailed as heroes after they risked their lives to save two people from... Watch »

Jul 3, 2015
So. Fla. Man Says He Plans to Take on ISIS

So. Fla. Man Says He Plans to Take on ISIS

ISIS is one of the deadliest terror groups and a South Florida man says he's ready to take them on. Watch »

Jul 3, 2015
Brush Fire Burning in Northwest Miami-Dade

Brush Fire Burning in Northwest Miami-Dade

A brush fire was burning in Northwest Miami-Dade late Friday. Watch »

Jul 3, 2015
Deadly Bank Robbery Standoff Site Remains Crime Scene

Deadly Bank Robbery Standoff Site Remains Crime Scene

The street on Miami Beach where a police standoff with a bank robber went down Thursday night may be open, but the... Watch »

Jul 3, 2015
So. Fla. Law Enforcement on Alert This 4th of July

So. Fla. Law Enforcement on Alert This 4th of July

Although Fourth of July security advisories are fairly common, this year's concern is heightened with the growing... Watch »

Jul 3, 2015
17 No-Bake Treats for the 4th of July

17 No-Bake Treats for the 4th of July

Check out this list for 17 delicious sweet treats to make your holiday weekend a little bit more enjoyable! Read »

Jul 3, 2015
WATCH: GoPro Captures

WATCH: GoPro Captures "Twiggy" the Waterskiing Squirrel

"Twiggy" the Squirrel took to the water to do a few laps on her waterskis and it was all caught on a GoPro... Read »

Jul 3, 2015

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