File photo of cocaine on a scale. (Photo by GUILLERMO LEGARIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Off-Duty Florida Cop Catches $12M Of Cocaine While Fishing

An off-duty Florida cop was in for a surprise after catching $12 million of cocaine while fishing.


Arial view of a suspected red tide at a beach at Zihuatenjo, Mexico. (Photo by STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Red Tide Off Northwest Florida Could Hit Economy

Toxic algae in the northeast Gulf of Mexico are killing sea turtles, sharks and fish.



Guide To Yellowstone National Park

Refer to this visitor’s guide to Yellowstone National Park – the world’s first national park featuring more geysers than any other location in the world.

CBS Tampa–07/31/2014

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Escape To The Poconos

Every couple should make plans at least once in their relationship to experience the romance of the Poconos. This area offers couples plenty of things to do, both in their room and out of it.

CBS Tampa–07/29/2014

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Fisherman Catches Stingray While It Was Giving Birth

A teen from Punta Gorda Isles caught more than he expected when a pregnant sting ray ended up on his fishing line.

CBS Tampa–07/19/2014

File photo of fishing boats anchored in Islamorada, Florida. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Disabled Alabama Teen Fulfills Dream Of Catching Swordfish

ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) — A 19-year-old Alabama high school graduate who is confined to a wheelchair and legally blind was still beaming Sunday, the day after he reeled in a 105-pound swordfish off the Florida […]

CBS Tampa–06/01/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via Getty Images)

Police: Man Charged With Aggravated Battery After Fighting Over Fishing Spot

A local man is in jail after stabbing a second man over a fishing spot.

CBS Tampa–11/05/2013

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Florida Offers License-Free Saltwater Fishing Day

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s residents and tourists can enjoy a day of license-free saltwater fishing on Sept 1. Gov. Rick Scott said the license-free day “is a great way for families to enjoy Florida’s […]

CBS Tampa–08/26/2013

File photo of a spear fisherman. (Photo by SUTANTA ADITYA/AFP/Getty Images)

Teen Dies While Spear Fishing In Keys

Authorities say a 19-year-old from Miami died while free diving and spear fishing offshore of the Upper Keys.


File photo of fishermen. (Photo by MICHAL CIZEK/AFP/Getty Images)

21 Charged In Fla. For Poached Fish Wildlife Sales

State and federal authorities have broken up a Florida ring accused of selling fish and wildlife illegally purchased from poachers and unlicensed hunters and fishermen.



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