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Nathaniel Rodriguez


Dothan, AL, United States

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Recent articles by Nathaniel:

Cat rescued from suitcase headed to Florida enjoys Thanksgiving back at home

A cat that was found zipped inside a checked bag had a Thanksgiving treat after its ordeal. → Read More

Over $4 million needed for Venice Theatre repairs after Hurricane Ian, director says

Areas hit hard by Hurricane Ian are still recovering two months after the hurricane made landfall on Florida’s west coast. → Read More

Former teacher who made ‘adult’ video in classroom kicked off OnlyFans

As if losing her educational job wasn’t enough, a former teacher who made headlines after she was caught having an OnlyFans account was booted off the website as well. → Read More

St. Pete woman dies days after being attacked with hatchet, deputies say

A St. Petersburg woman has died days after she was attacked with a hatchet by a man she let stay in her home, according to deputies. → Read More

Judge, pets killed by husband in apparent murder-suicide

LOS RANCHOS DE ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (WFLA) — A New Mexico municipal judge was shot dead by her husband Friday in what authorities called an apparent murder-suicide. The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office tweeted about the incident Saturday afternoon, saying that they responded to a home on Ranchitos Road where they found the bodies of Judge Diane […] → Read More

Suspect shot dead by St. Pete officer, officials say

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in St. Petersburg Sunday. → Read More

Davenport woman killed after test drive ends deadly crash

A test drive at a Nissan car dealership in Winter Haven ended with a deadly crash Saturday, Polk County deputies said. → Read More

2 killed after motorcycle crashes into SUV in Manatee County

Two Bradenton residents died Friday night after a crash involving a motorcycle and an SUV, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. → Read More

St. Pete woman stopped from driving into 5K runners, preventing mass casualties, police say

A St. Petersburg woman was arrested on Thanksgiving Day after police say she endangered the lives of thousands of 5K runners. → Read More

Man critically injured in argument-turned-shooting in Bradenton apartment: deputies

The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man in a Bradenton shooting investigation Thursday evening. → Read More

Man goes overboard from Carnival cruise ship in Gulf of Mexico

A man was rescued from the Gulf of Mexico Thursday after he went overboard from a Carnival cruise ship, according to reports. → Read More

Woman found dead at Zion National Park after husband gets help amid cold temperatures

A hiker was found dead Wednesday morning at Zion National Park after park rangers found her husband while he was looking for help. → Read More

Florida man found dead behind bloody apartment door: report

Deputies in Seminole County investigated a homicide after a man was found dead in an apartment Tuesday night. → Read More

Grandmother, man she accidentally texted to come for Thanksgiving celebrate for 7th time in a row

For the seventh time in a row, an Arizona grandmother and a man she mistakenly invited to Thanksgiving are celebrating the holiday together. → Read More

‘A great disappointment’: Hillsborough detention deputy charged with DUI, sheriff says

A Hillsborough County deputy has been suspended after being arrested for driving under the influence, according to officials. → Read More

71-year-old Florida man killed by falling tree limb, deputies say

A Florida man died Monday after he was crushed by a tree limb in Deland, deputies said. → Read More

TSA agents find cat stuck in carry-on bag during X-ray screening

The Transportation Security Administration said it had to let the cat out of the bag, literally, after finding a cat inside a passenger’s carry-on bag. → Read More

15-year-old shooting victim dies after being left at Bradenton hospital, deputies say

Manatee County deputies said they are investigating a teenager’s death after he died while being treated for a gunshot wound Thursday. → Read More

Florida man accused of starving 4 dogs to death; 39 others rescued

A Florida man was arrested after deputies found four dead dogs and over three dozen dogs in poor health in his home, according to officials. → Read More

22 rescued, including small children, from overloaded boat in Florida Keys

Twenty-two people were rescued from a failing boat sailing near the Florida Keys Monday morning, the U.S. Coast Guard said. → Read More