Orlando Sentinel

Facebook Friend Request Leads To Arrest Of Drive-By-Shooting Suspect

A Facebook friend request led to the arrest of a convicted felon and suspect in a Sunday drive-by shooting of a 12-year-old Florida boy.

11/20/2014

File photo of a police car.  (Credit: Comstock/Thinkstock)

Quadruple Amputee And ‘Person Of Interest’ In Fla. Parents’ Murders, Kills Self At Traffic Stop

A quadruple amputee, who law enforcement say is a person of interest in the double murder of his Florida parents, shot and killed himself during a traffic stop in Memphis, Tenn. on Monday night.

CBS Tampa–11/11/2014

A new tech product that creates a protective electronic field underwater will soon help ocean-goers avoid any unwanted interactions with sharks.  (credit: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

‘Shark Shield’ Creates Electronic Field Around Divers To Repel Sharks

A new tech product that creates a protective electronic field underwater will soon help ocean-goers avoid any unwanted interactions with sharks.

CBS Tampa–07/29/2014

Diners were doused with salt water when the center fish tank at the T-Rex Cafe in Downtown Disney sprung a leak. (Getty Images)

Huge Fish Tank Bursts Inside Downtown Disney Restaurant

Diners took videos of the leak and posted them online.

CBS Tampa–03/19/2014

J.J. Hart's parents say the 3-year-old has been doing much better since they got the pet chickens. (Getty Images)

Town Says Autistic Boy Cannot Keep Pet Chickens

A central Florida town has voted against allowing a 3-year-old autistic boy to keep the chickens in the family’s backyard.

CBS Tampa–12/10/2013

George Zimmerman's attorney has told a newspaper that he plans to ask the state of Florida to cover $200,000 to $300,000 of his legal expenses. (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Zimmerman Lawyer Seeking Nearly $300,000 In Legal Fees From Florida

George Zimmerman’s attorney has told a newspaper that he plans to ask the state of Florida to cover $200,000 to $300,000 of his legal expenses.

08/27/2013

File photo of an emergency room sign at a Florida hospital. (credit: Getty Images)

Baby Dies After Ingesting Detergent Pod

A 7-month-old boy died at a medical center after eating a laundry detergent pod.

08/17/2013

File photo of a police officer making an arrest. (credit: Dale Wilson/GettyImages)

Florida Man Arrested In Wife’s Death, Shooting Pregnant Daughter

OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — A Florida man sought in the slayings of his wife and the boyfriend of his pregnant daughter has been arrested in Louisiana. Opelousas police spokesman Darren Zachary says 55-year-old Kevin Satterfield […]

05/02/2012

Protestors organized at the Georgia State Capitol on Monday in memory of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. (credit: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

New Claims Cast Trayvon Martin As The Aggressor

A slain Florida teenager and the neighborhood watch captain who shot and killed him exchanged words before the teen punched him in the nose and began banging the man’s head on the ground, according to the watch captain’s account of the confrontation that led to the shooting.

03/27/2012

Hand Gun  (Photo credit:  YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Central Fla. Teen Dies After Being Shot in Head

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A 16-year-old central Florida boy who was accidentally shot in the head by a 6-year-old child has died.

CBS Tampa–01/17/2012

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