A Florida House panel on Tuesday heard details on a report about a 5-year old whose father is accused of throwing her off a bridge in Tampa.
Senate President Andy Gardiner wants the state to focus more on mental-health issues after the child-welfare system was stunned by the death of a 5-year-old girl whose father is accused of dropping her into Tampa Bay.
The secretary of the Florida Department of Children and Families told lawmakers Wednesday that the state abuse hotline screened out not one but two calls about potential danger to 5-year-old Phoebe Jonchuck — with the first call a week before her death in the waters of Tampa Bay.
Former NFL lineman and Hall of Famer Warren Sapp was arrested Monday on suspicion of soliciting a prostitute and allegedly assaulting two women, Phoenix police said.
A 400-pound black bear mauled a woman’s arm while at a Tampa Bay area wildlife sanctuary, according to authorities.
A Tampa Bay area man convicted of killing his former girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter could be facing the death penalty.
Phoebe Jonchuck, the 5-year-old who lost her life when she was tossed from a bridge, will be laid to rest Wednesday afternoon.
The body of a cruise ship worker reported missing washed up on a Clearwater Beach, according to authorities.
Authorities say three Tampa Bay area teens have been charged with making threatening calls to Hillsborough County’s 911 dispatch center.
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