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File photo of Christmas cupcakes. (NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV/AFP/Getty Images)

60 People Fall Ill After Holiday Office Party

Almost 60 people fell ill after a catered holiday party at an office building in Central Florida.

12/11/2014

File photo of a firetruck. (Photo by Ann Tornkvist/Getty Images)

Firefighters Rescue Pet Parrot Stuck In Tree

Firefighters were called to a Fort Lauderdale home to rescue a pet parrot that had gotten itself stuck high up in a tree.

07/04/2014

File photo of an ambulance.  (photo: Kent Nishimura/Getty Images

Dad Delivers Baby On I-595 In Fort Lauderdale

A South Florida man pulled to the side of Interstate 595 in Fort Lauderdale and delivered his baby in rush hour traffic after it became apparent his wife couldn’t make it to the hospital.

CBS Tampa–04/25/2014

The Coast Guard is looking for a Tampa area boater.  (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

File photo of an alligator. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Woman Rescued When Alligator Bites Inflatable Boat

A woman was rescued by airboat on Saturday in a remote part of the Florida Everglades after an alligator bit her inflatable boat and caused it to sink, authorities said.

06/29/2013

A crowd gathers at the home of Jeff Bush after he was consumed by a sinkhole (Photo by Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)

House, Debris Over Fla. Sinkhole To Be Removed

Authorities hope to get a better look at a sinkhole that swallowed a man in his Florida home once demolition crews knock down the remaining walls of the house Monday and begin clearing away the debris.

03/04/2013

(Photo: Ishara S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Dolphin Asks Divers For Help

A pair of divers off of the coat of Hawaii were shooting footage of manta rays got a surprise as they were working. This amazing video shows a bottle-nosed dolphin approach the two divers for […]

CBS Tampa–01/24/2013

A dog drinking water (Photo credit: RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida Man Flies, Rescues, His 1,000th Animal

On a recent June day, Jeff Bennett flew his four-seat plane from the mangrove-dotted Florida Keys, past some angry thunder clouds to the fertile hills of Greenville, Ala. His mission: to save 23 dogs destined for death row.

06/21/2012

Two Mich. Teens on Spring Break Save Florida Couple

PALM COAST, Fla. (AP) — Deputies say two Michigan teens on spring break in north Florida pulled a couple from a burning car following a crash. The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office says Cody Decker and […]

CBS Tampa–04/04/2012

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