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Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Senate Unveils Last-Ditch Congressional Map

A key state senator floated a last-ditch effort Thursday to strike a compromise with the House on new congressional districts, while voting-rights groups that challenged the current congressional map called for the Florida Supreme Court to take over the process.


A truck slammed into the cab carrying Barbara Jimenez and her boyfriend John Fox just outside of Havana.
(Source: GoFundMe)

Company Offers To Fly Injured Florida Student Back Home

A local company agreed to fly an injured South Florida student, stuck in Cuba, back home.


(Source: AP)

Florida Man Shown In Video Stealing Confederate Flag Being Charged

A Florida man has been arrested after he appeared in a video stealing a Confederate flag from the outside of a Tampa Bay-area home, authorities said.


(Source: AP)

Man Charged With Killing Family Dog

Authorities said a Tampa Bay area man is facing an animal cruelty charge after he allegedly beat his family’s pet dachshund to death with a flashlight.


Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

New Congressional Districts Taking Fire

Members of Congress along with some Florida lawmakers blasted the first draft of a new set of Florida congressional districts.


Car in to Applebees (Source: Pinellas Park Police Facebook)

3 Injured When Car Crashes Into Applebee’s

Three women were injured when a car came crashing through the outdoor dining area of a Tampa Bay area Applebee’s Bar & Grill, according to authorities.


Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

New Congressional Map Sets Stage For Special Session

The Florida Legislature released a new congressional map that could alter the futures of the state’s U.S. House delegation.


Several areas around Tampa, Florida have been effected by flooding in recent days. (Source: WTSP)

Evacuations Ordered For Some In Tampa Area As Heavy Rain Continues

Authorities say a mandatory evacuation order is in effect for people living in a flood-prone area near New Port Richey.


(Source: CBS4)

No Clear Roadmap Yet On Senate Districts

After reaching an agreement this week with voting-rights groups, Florida lawmakers face the chore of going into special session in October to redraw Senate districts.


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Cops: Joyriding 15-Year-Old Hits Toddler On Bike

A joyriding 15-year old slammed into a toddler who was riding a bike in the Tampa Bay Area and sped off, authorities said.