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Past articles by Robert:

Silver alert issued for Lakeland man with cognitive issues

According to deputies, 83-year-old Curtis Leon Stone Sr, was last seen on April 27 around 12:30 p.m. on Musket Drive in Lakeland near his home. → Read More

1 dead following shooting at Target in Osceola County

Multiple law enforcement units are at the Target located off of US 192 at 4795 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy. → Read More

Florida woman charged with child abuse after slapping 1-year-old, police say

Sanford police chief Cecil Smith released a statement saying the posted video showed what that helpless infant endured, calling it gut-wrenching and infuriating. → Read More

City of Tampa to shine blue, green for National Crime Victims’ Rights week

One of the strategic goals for Tampa Police Chief Mary O’Connor is to provide additional resources to victims of crime, including partnerships with social services. → Read More

Alabama man wins $1M from scratch-off at Florida Publix

The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket. → Read More

Anheuser-Busch to brew Ukraine beer in US

Chernigivske will be produced at Anheuser-Busch’s Newark, New Jersey brewery and will be available on draught in Los Angeles, New York City, Chicago, Houston, and Phoenix. → Read More

Florida K9 helps make nearly $700,000 heroin bust

The Florida Highway Patrol said in a news release Tuesday night that K-9 Titan and a trooper made the big bust on Tuesday afternoon. → Read More

Watch: Truck driver narrowly avoids hitting school bus

The videos show the truck narrowly missing the bus as it races past it on the drivers side, the truck driver managing to squeeze it through a small opening without hitting anyone or anything. → Read More

Florida woman arrested for driving with toddlers unbuckled: deputies

The sheriff’s office said there were pills found in the center console of the vehicle. The driver faces charges of child neglect and possession of narcotics. She was also issued citations for speeding, careless driving and three seatbelt violations. → Read More

LIST: 2022 National Prescription Drug Take Back Day locations across Tampa Bay

The national event allows residents to properly dispose of prescription medication on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. → Read More

Englewood man confesses to video calling strangers while naked

Through investigative techniques, detectives took 35-year-old Adam Smith into custody after screenshots of the video call were matched with Smith’s tattoos. → Read More

State to seek death penalty for man who slashed Florida couple’s throats

The State Attorney’s Office in Daytona Beach has announced it will seek the death penalty against Jean Macean. → Read More

Watch: Alligator spotted on doorstep of Florida home

The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office discovered the reptile on a doorstep after responding to an “animal problem” call. → Read More

Florida Missing Child Alert issued for baby

The three may be traveling in a 2017, gray Dodge Durango, FL tag number PETC97. → Read More

Florida mother told deputies feeding her infant was annoying

Staff at the hospital described the child as gravely ill due to life-threatening starvation. The staff also found the infant suffered a skull → Read More

Sarasota felon found with over 1,300 rounds of ammunition in home, deputies say

According to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office, deputies received information that convicted felon 34-year-old Michael Scheb was in possession of several firearms at his home in the 4000 block of Crockers Lake Boulevard in Sarasota. → Read More

Gov. DeSantis signs election security bill in Spring Hill

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis will speak at a press conference at Rookies Sports Bar & Grill in Spring Hill Monday afternoon. → Read More

Widow awarded $17.5M in husband’s Bayshore Boulevard crash death

The widow of a 70-year-old man killed by a drunk driver on Bayshore Boulevard two years ago has been awarded over $17.5 million in damages. → Read More

Watch: Maryland couple spots 9-foot alligator on Florida beach

Donohue told WFLA the gator was roughly eight or nine feet long and added he “had never seen an animal so big in the wild… it was bigger than me!” → Read More

Watch: Flying chair smashes trooper’s windshield

The lane change caused the chair to fly out of the truck and strike the trooper’s windshield. → Read More