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2 Sleeping In Dumpster Emptied Into Garbage Truck

A man and woman, who police say were intoxicated, had to be rescued after the dumpster they were sleeping in was emptied into a garbage truck.



Report Shows Lost Chances To Help Slain 5-Year-Old

A report released Monday by the Florida Department of Children and Families shows that child-protective officials missed several opportunities to help Phoebe Jonchuck’s troubled family or to intervene in the last days of her life.


Avery, weighing 14 pounds, 1 ounce, is the largest baby born at a Tampa hospital. (Source: CBS)

Woman Finds Out She’s Pregnant, Delivers 14-Pound Baby Weeks Later

A woman who didn’t know she was expecting until her final weeks of pregnancy gave birth to the largest baby ever delivered at a Tampa hospital.


A baby's feet (Source: CBS4)

Florida Mom Delivers 14-Pound Baby After Surprise Pregnancy

A Florida woman said she didn’t know she was pregnant until her third trimester then ended up giving birth to a 14.1 pound baby.


(Courtesy: Florida Department of Law Enforcement)

Media, Open-Government Groups Seek Answers On Bailey Ouster

Governor Rick Scott is getting pressure from media organizations and open-government advocates who filed a lawsuit over the ouster of Florida’s top cop.


DCF (Source: www.myflfamilies.com/)

DCF Chief: Hotline Refused Call Week Before Girl’s Death

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.


File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

‘Telehealth’ Bill Launched In House

Lawmakers have been pursuing the issue of telemedicine heavily in 2015. Rep. Travis Cummings, R-Orange Park, continued the trend by filing a bill that could help boost what the measure describes as “telehealth.”


American Social Bar & Restaurant (Source: CBS4)

It’s A Taste Of The Town With Patriotic Flare At American Social

With Life Magazine’s on the walls and snippets of Old Glory everywhere, the newly-opened American Social Restaurant and Bar, located just off Brickell Avenue, is all about the red, white and blue.

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Woman Mauled By Black Bear At Wildlife Sanctuary

A 400-pound black bear mauled a woman’s arm while at a Tampa Bay area wildlife sanctuary, according to authorities.


(Source: CBS4)

Tampa Cafe Offers Up 1 Millionth Free Meal For Homeless

One million. That is how many free meals a Tampa cafe has provided to the homeless.