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A Great White shark jumps out of the water as it hunts Cape fur seals. (Source: CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)

New Device To Scare Off Sharks Now On Sale In Florida

While the state of Florida is the well-known shark-bite capital of the world, it’s not necessarily the scariest place to be attacked by a shark.

07/28/2014

July 26, 2014: An alligator on Hobie Beach (Source: Craig Setzer, CBS4)

Alligator Caught On Busy Hobie Beach

An alligator showed up at Hobie Beach off the Rickenbacker Causeway.

07/26/2014

Katharine the great white shark. (Source: http://www.ocearch.org/)

Katharine The Great White Shark Swimming Near Islamorada

Headed for the Keys this weekend? May want to think before jumping into the ocean as Katharine, a 14-foot great white shark, is back—and is swimming in the waters just off Islamorada.

07/18/2014

A coast guard helicopter. (Source: CBS4)

Coast Guard Suspends Search For Missing Diver In Bahamas

The Coast Guard has called-off the search Wednesday for a man who went missing during a shark diving venture in the Bahamas Sunday.

07/16/2014

A coast guard helicopter. (Source: CBS4)

Coast Guard Searching For Missing Diver In The Bahamas

Crews are searching for a 63-year-old man who never resurfaced after diving into the waters of the Bahamas during a commercial shark diving venture.

07/15/2014

Bull shark found in a land-locked pond in Brevard County. (Source: Jim Matthews)

What’s A Bull Shark Doing In A Central Florida Pond?

Wildlife officials are trying to catch a bull shark in Florida, but not from the ocean, from a land-locked pond located in a popular park.

06/24/2014

Jessica Vaughn, 22, was bitten by a shark off Ft. Lauderdale (Source: CBS4)

22-Year-Old Shark Bite Victim Recuperating After Surgery

A South Florida woman is out of surgery and recuperating Monday after her leg was bit by a shark in Fort Lauderdale Sunday afternoon.

06/02/2014

Ocearch, a non-profit organization that researches and tracks sharks, reports that "Betsy," was found swimming in the Gulf of Mexico about 63 miles off Boca Grande on Friday, April 25th. (Source: Ocearch.org)

Great White “Betsy” Turns Up In Gulf Of Mexico

A wayward great white shark named “Betsy” has turned up off the Florida coast. Ocearch reports that “Betsy,” was found swimming in the Gulf of Mexico about 63 miles off Boca Grande.

04/30/2014

(Source: Adam Fisk)

Man Hooks Hammerhead While Fishing From Kayak Off Deerfield Beach

It’s a beautiful Sunday afternoon just off Deerfield Beach. Adam Fisk, an avid fisherman, was fishing off his kayak when all the sudden he gets the catch of a lifetime.

03/26/2014

Kurt Hoffman was kite surfing off Delray Beach when he was bitten by a shark.  (Source: CBS4)

Kite Surfer Bitten By Shark Off Delray Beach

A South Florida man had a run in with a shark off Delray Beach and lived to talk about it.

03/24/2014

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