Athina Morris, WFLA NEWS

Athina Morris


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Recent articles by Athina:

‘Just cremate me’: Sarasota murder suspect found half-conscious with note

A 43-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of stabbing a man to death in Sarasota last week, police said. → Read More

Dad shows up at sheriff’s office after allegedly killing daughter’s ex-boyfriend, leaves

Authorities with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are searching for a 59-year-old man in connection with the fatal shooting of another man in Palmdale on Tuesday. → Read More

Missing 5-year-old Florida boy found dead, officials say

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement confirmed a 5-year-old boy has been found dead hours after he was reported missing from his home in Orange County. → Read More

Tarpon Springs Marching Band to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Tampa Bay’s own Tarpon Springs High School Marching Band will be performing in front of an estimated 5 million revelers at the 96th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City on Thursday. → Read More

Tips sought after man badly wounded in Sarasota shooting

Authorities are seeking tips from the public after a man was badly wounded in a shooting in Sarasota on Wednesday. → Read More

Woman arrested on DUI charge after Florida deputy killed in crash

A 30-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after causing a crash that killed a deputy on Interstate 75 in Florida. → Read More

Man faces hate crime charges after shooting outside South Tampa bar

Police say a 30-year-old man is facing hate crime charges after he verbally assaulted a Black security guard at a bar in South Tampa and fired shots near the business. → Read More

Is Publix open on Thanksgiving?

Can you get your last-minute groceries at Publix? → Read More

What stores are open on Thanksgiving this year? Which ones are closed?

If you need something last-minute for Thanksgiving, you may be wondering which stores are open. → Read More

Fire breaks out at Riverview townhome

The Hillsborough County Fire Rescue responded to a fire at a townhome in Riverview Monday night. → Read More

LIVE: Crews battle fire at South Tampa home

The Tampa Fire Rescue responded to a blaze in South Tampa Monday morning. → Read More

Dad of 4 missing girls arrested; children unaccounted for

The father of four girls who disappeared in Alabama has been arrested, but his daughters are still missing, The Birmingham News reported. → Read More

Florida teen arrested after 16-year-old girl stabbed to death

Police said the 17-year-old confessed to stabbing Pagan and showed them evidence. → Read More

Brian Laundrie’s estate to pay $3M to settle wrongful death lawsuit

Brian Laundrie’s estate will pay Gabby Petito’s family $3 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit they brought against it. → Read More

Homicide investigation launched in Tampa after man found with upper body trauma dies

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide in the 7400 block of Rosy Periwinkle Court in Tampa. → Read More

Woman pulls out gun, threatens to kill driver during road rage incident in Winter Haven, police say

Police say a woman landed behind bars after an alleged road rage incident in Winter Haven on Wednesday. → Read More

2 dead after vehicle crashes into North Port retention pond

Two people have died after a vehicle crashed into a retention pond in North Port Wednesday night, police said. → Read More

Driver dies after T-bone crash on Busch Boulevard and Nebraska Avenue

A driver has died following a T-bone collision at a busy Tampa intersection Wednesday night, police said. → Read More

McConnell re-elected Senate GOP leader; Scott’s bid rejected

Sen. Mitch McConnell was reelected as Republican leader Wednesday, quashing a challenge from Sen. Rick Scott of Florida, the Senate GOP campaign chief criticized over his party’s midterm election failures. → Read More

Vehicle plows into 22 recruits on morning run, 5 critically injured

Multiple people were injured when a vehicle collided with a group of law enforcement recruits who were on a morning run in a Los Angeles suburb Wednesday morning, KTLA reported. → Read More