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'Dead' Gator Takes Chomp Out of Man's Thumb

'Dead' Gator Takes Chomp Out of Man's Thumb

Authorities say a Florida man was bitten by an alligator after he mistook it for dead. »

Tampa-Area Woman Wages 11-Year Carport Battle

Tampa-Area Woman Wages 11-Year Carport Battle

Don't tell Pamella Settlegood you can't fight city hall. She's been waging a battle to build a carport outside her St. Petersburg home for the past 11 years. »

Man to Travel in 'Ocean Bubble' From SoFla to Puerto Rico
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Man to Travel in 'Ocean Bubble' From SoFla to Puerto Rico

A man has spent three nights sleeping on the beach building an unusual vessel, and it's all for a good cause. »

Stolen Sign Returned After 30 Years

Stolen Sign Returned After 30 Years

It took 30 years, but a guilty conscience led someone who stole a large metal sign in Florida to return it, along with a $50 money order, to the New Smyrna Beach Police Department. »

Dead Cat Voting? C. Fla. Voter Confused by Flier

Dead Cat Voting? C. Fla. Voter Confused by Flier

A Florida election official is working to help confused voters after one person reported that a registration flier had been sent home for her dead cat. »

Man Who Threw Gator Through Drive-Thru Pleading Guilty

Man Who Threw Gator Through Drive-Thru Pleading Guilty

The Florida man who threw an alligator through a drive-thru window is now throwing himself on the mercy of the court. »

Man Bit Father, Grabbed His Testicles in Fight: Police

Man Bit Father, Grabbed His Testicles in Fight: Police

A North Miami man grabbed his father's testicles and bit him during a fight at their home, police said. »

WATCH: Paddleboarder Has Close Encounter With Shark
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WATCH: Paddleboarder Has Close Encounter With Shark

A standup paddleboarder had a close encounter Thursday with a shark in the waters off Jupiter in Palm Beach County. »

Florida Man With Florida Tattoo Charged With Burglary

Florida Man With Florida Tattoo Charged With Burglary

A Florida man with a tattoo of Florida on his face is facing burglary charges. »

Robber Left Wallet With ID on Scene: Police

Robber Left Wallet With ID on Scene: Police

Investigators say a robber helped them out when he apparently dropped his own wallet with his identification in it as he and two accomplices tried to take money from men outside a Florida Panhandle bar. »

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