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18 state reps asking Obama administration to add 5 types of giant snakes to an existing federal python ban. (Getty Images)

Rare Snake From Puerto Rico Found In Florida Shipment

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s hotline for reporting sightings of invasive species led to the recovery of an endangered snake native to Puerto Rico. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, a Tampa […]

CBS Tampa–04/13/2014

File photo of a Burmese python. (Photo by ROBERT SULLIVAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Rare Snake From Puerto Rico Found In Fla. Shipment

Florida’s hotline for reporting sightings of invasive species led to the recovery of an endangered snake native to Puerto Rico.

04/13/2014

The Coast Guard is looking for three Tampa Bay area boaters.  (Photo credit: ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Needs Rescue 400 Miles From Puerto Rico

Coast Guard officials say they’re sending help to a man needing a medical evacuation from his sailboat more than 400 miles northeast of Puerto Rico.

CBS Tampa–11/03/2013

Hector "Macho" Camacho arrives at the Premio Lo Nuestro a La Musica Latina at American Airlines Arena on Feb. 16, 2012 in Miami, Fla. (credit: John Parra/Getty Images)

Fight Breaks Out Between Camacho’s Alleged Girlfriends During Memorial

A fight between two women broke out during Hector “Macho” Camacho’s memorial and wake Tuesday.

11/29/2012

Former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., holds a town hall meeting with veterans at the 304 Grill in the financial district of San Juan. (credit: Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

Santorum: English Needs To Be ‘Main Language’ For Puerto Rico To Become State

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum said Wednesday that Puerto Rico should only gain statehood if the territory makes English its main language.

03/15/2012