Surfing Santas ride waves along Florida’s Space Coast

U.S. 12/25/19, 11:12

Who needs a sleigh when you've got a surf board? Some 600 surfers dressed as Santa chose surfboards instead of sleighs on Tuesday during an annual Christmas Eve surfing fundraiser in Cocoa Beach, Florida. Almost 10,000 spectators also turned out for the 10th Annual Surfing Santas event along Florida's Space Coast. Thousands turned ...

Florida deputy sheriff’s grandma celebrating her 107 birthday!

U.S. 12/24/19, 08:07

In 1912, the world was a very different place as Republican William Howard Taft was President of the United States. "The Price of Paradise" was one of the most viewed movies released at the time. Gracie Mae was born on Dec. 23 of that year, so she has seen a lot! Now, she ...

Florida baby drowned in bathtub as parents slept

U.S. 12/23/19, 05:50

A 9-month-old Florida boy drowned in a bathtub Friday afternoon, Dec. 20, while his parents slept, authorities said. Authorities said they received a 911 call about 11:30 a.m., reporting a child had been found face down in the tub at a home in Southeast Parkway Drive in Hobe Sound, TCPalm reported. When ...

Former Florida Police Deputy Chief found safe after 2-day missing

U.S. 12/15/19, 06:26

A retired deputy chief of Lakeland Police was found safe on Friday, Dec. 13, at a WaWa in St. Petersburg, Florida, after he went missing for two days, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office's Facebook announcement. The former Lakeland Deputy Chief Clarence Grier, 82, had been missing since Wednesday afternoon. ...

Florida woman wins $1 million from $5 Publix scratch-off ticket

U.S. 12/11/19, 08:33

A Florida woman won $1 million Monday, Dec. 9, from a scratch-off lottery ticket she bought at Publix. Ursula Honderick bought a $1,000,000 Gold Rush Classic scratch-off ticket for just $5 at a Publix in Orange Park, Jacksonville, according to the Florida Lottery. She chose to accept a one-time payment of $705,000. The ...

Governor: Pensacola shooter was Saudi aviation student

U.S. 12/06/19, 10:41

An aviation student from Saudi Arabia opened fire in a classroom at the Naval Air Station Pensacola on Friday morning, the Florida governor said, an attack that left three dead in addition to the assailant. The assault, which left eight others injured, was the second at a U.S. Navy base this ...

Pearl Harbor shooting unfolded in 23 seconds in packed area

U.S. 12/06/19, 10:37

The U.S. Navy sailor who fatally shot two people at Pearl Harbor before killing himself was unhappy with his commanders and had been undergoing counseling, a military official said Friday. Gabriel Romero, 22, also faced non-judicial punishment, which is a lower-level administrative process for minor misconduct, said the official, who spoke ...

2 women steal elderly lady’s wallet, smiling on $5,000 shopping spree

U.S. 11/30/19, 17:57

Never lie, cheat, steal, or take advantage of others,  are important life lessons we have all learned since childhood. However, some still live for their own benefit and below is a story like that. While shoppers were busy trying to score deals on Black Friday at the grocery store in Pinellas ...

Five-time freed illegal alien accused of killing 70-year-old father of two

U.S. 11/27/19, 13:23

A 70-year-old husband and father of two was killed in a tragic car accident and the suspect is an illegal alien who was repeatedly freed from Florida law enforcement custody. James “Jim” Zakos was killed when his southbound Mercedes convertible collided with the front forks of a westbound forklift on Sunday ...

Videos show full house for President Trump in Florida rally

U.S. 11/27/19, 06:04

Last night's rally, on Nov. 26, in Florida was a success for President Trump as a massive crowd appeared in the house to show support for the president. President Trump supporters shared videos of thousands in line for the rally. "Not 1 Dem can draw a crowd like President @realDonaldTrump 🇺🇸," Twitter ...

Win a Baby radio contest leads to new son for couple

Inspired Stories 11/23/19, 07:14

A Florida couple, who won a Win a Baby contest on their local radio station, are now parents of a happy and healthy baby boy. Krista and her husband Anthony Rivera were told they were unable to have a baby naturally after he was diagnosed with testicular cancer in March 2017, ...

US arrests international money-laundering expert for laundering money

U.S. 11/20/19, 19:39

A U.S. professor of international studies who co-wrote a book about organized crime and is an expert on money laundering and corruption in South America has been arrested for allegedly laundering millions of dollars. Bruce Bagley of Coral Gables, Florida, was accused of helping to launder $3 million in dirty money ...