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Spring Breakers flocking south to Florida’s typically warm and sunny beaches are bringing along a very unwelcome guest this year – Old Man Winter. (SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Record Low Temperatures Giving Florida Spring Breakers A Chilly Welcome

Spring Breakers flocking south to Florida’s typically warm and sunny beaches are bringing along a very unwelcome guest this year – Old Man Winter.

03/04/2013

Author Harry Crews Dies in Gainesville at 76

GAINESVILLE, Florida (AP) — Author Harry Crews, a hell-raiser and cult favorite whose hard and crazy times inspired his extreme, but comic tales of the rural South, died Wednesday in Gainesville, Florida. He was 76 […]

CBS Tampa–03/30/2012

Death toll now stands at 11.  (Photo by Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images)

Fla. Highway Patrol Defends Reopening I-75

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Conditions were clear enough when authorities decided to reopen a section of Interstate 75 where 10 people were later killed in two pileups amid thick smoke from a 62-acre brushfire and fog, the Florida Highway Patrol said Monday.

CBS Tampa–01/30/2012

Authorities are looking for answers while trying to determine Monday what caused the horrific pileup on Interstate 75 south of Gainesville. (Photo by Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images)

Cause Sought for Deadly Gainesville Highway Pileup

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida were trying to determine Monday what caused the horrific pileup on Interstate 75 south of Gainesville, where a long line of cars and trucks collided one after another on a dark highway so shrouded in haze and smoke that drivers were blinded.

CBS Tampa–01/30/2012

Troopers: At least 10 dead in wrecks on I-75. Officals searching for answers on how this happened.(Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Florida Highway Pileup Kills at Least 10 people

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A long line of cars and trucks collided one after another early Sunday on a dark Florida highway so shrouded in haze and smoke that drivers were instantly blinded. At least 10 people were killed.

CBS Tampa–01/29/2012