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Florida City Approves Plan Giving One-Way Tickets Out Of Town To Homeless

A Florida city has approved a plan to offer one-way tickets for homeless people to ship them out of town.

CBS Tampa–09/08/2014

A Florida man fishing Phillippi Creek with shrimp bait reeled in a fish that is related to the piranha and has a legendary reputation for pursuing and eating men’s testicles.  (MARK RALSTON/AFP/GettyImages)

Florida Fisherman Reels In Testicle-Eating Species Of Fish

A Florida man fishing Phillippi Creek with shrimp bait reeled in a fish that is related to the piranha and has a legendary reputation for pursuing and eating men’s testicles.

CBS Tampa–07/25/2014

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2 Sarasota Cops Save Baby Choking On Chicken Bone

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — An 11-month old baby is safe thanks to the quick actions of two Sarasota police officers. Officers Dominic Harris and Steven Fergus were on patrol Wednesday when they noticed several women […]

CBS Tampa–07/03/2014

Gizmo, a 3-month old puppy, was doused with hot sauce by his owner's boyfriend (Credit: Sarasota Police Department)

Florida Man Accused Of Pouring Hot Sauce on Puppy Sentenced

A man in Sarasota has been sentenced to jail time after pouring hot sauce on his girlfriend’s 3-month-old puppy.

CBS Tampa–05/02/2014

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Woman Killed When Car Crashed Into Her House

Police say a 62-year-old Sarasota woman was killed early Saturday when another woman drove a car into the side of her home.

CBS Tampa–04/19/2014

Morean Arts Center- Photo credit Sarah Dees of the Examiner

Best Art Walks Around Pinellas County

Art Walks are thriving on the west side of Tampa Bay in Pinellas county. Some of these walks have special themes with projects planned to raise funds for worthy causes and some are just for fun.

CBS Tampa–02/10/2014

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Man Sprinkles Fiancee’s Ashes At Eyewear Store

No charges will be filed against a grieving man who sprinkled some of his dead fiancee’s ashes near an eyewear store, causing a Florida mall to be evacuated and shut down for two hours.

CBS Tampa–10/16/2013

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Deputies: Seminole Man Posed As Teen And Had Sex With Minor

Deputies in southwest Florida say a 27-year-old man is under arrest after he pretended to be a teen online and traveled to Sarasota to have sex with a minor.

CBS Tampa–09/27/2013

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Man Who Escaped From Back Of Patrol Car Arrested

The man who had climbed out of the back seat of a Sarasota Police patrol car is back in police custody.

09/17/2013

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New York Duo Arrested In Florida On Theft Charges

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Two New Yorkers are being held in a Florida jail after officials said they flew to the Sunshine State solely to commit widespread fraud. The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office said 22-year-old […]

08/08/2013

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