Tonya Thomas, Florida mother, murders her 4 kids, shoots herself

PORT ST. JOHN, Fla. (AP) — A Florida mother who fatally shot her four children before killing herself Tuesday called three of the kids who had sought help from a neighbor back to the house before firing the fatal shots, authorities said. Tonya Thomas is seen in a 2002 booking mug provided by the Brevard County, Fla., Sheriff's Office. Authorities More...

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By deskofbrian On Thursday, May 3rd, 2012
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Albert Miller, age 75, grabbed and dragged by alligator while playing golf

LAKE WALES:  Lake Ashton Golf and Country Club — that 15th hole is a killer. Florida man is recovering at home today after a nine-foot alligator interrupted his golf outing  by trying to eat him. Photo of the More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, April 10th, 2012
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Alan Hall, real life hero, sacrifices life to save others

The Tampa Bay Times headline reads: Wife of man who saved child from drowning: ‘That’s how he lived his life’ Alan Hall is being described by friends and family as the sort of person who wouldn’t More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012
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Plane crashes into Publix supermarket in DeLand Florida

Investigators are getting to work to try and figure out what went wrong after a small plane crash landed into a crowded Publix supermarket in DeLand Monday evening. Investigators estimated around 100 customers were More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, March 29th, 2012
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Christopher Scott Ryon, man punches 3-month old baby if face to take nap –

Christopher Scott Ryon, Winter Haven man, was jailed and charged in the death of his 3-month-old daughter, riley Ryon. Authorities say Ryon has been charged with aggravated manslaughter of the child, allegedly More...

By Judy Aron On Thursday, March 29th, 2012
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Constitutional Win!

A Florida judge ruled Red Light Cameras are Unconstitutional! A man from Pasco County, Fla., who got nabbed by a traffic camera to catch red light runners believes the camera was wrong — both in snapping his license More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
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St Pete school blunder: Laeping to literacy

A St. Petersburg high school sign promoting a recent literacy event for parents apparently wasn’t spell-checked, according to the Tampa Bay Times. The sign outside Lakewood High School read “Laeping More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 20th, 2012
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Tylarnda Anderson arrested: reported son missing, he was at neighbors

Tampa local story…as police went door-to-door to find a missing child. Tylarnda Anderson mugshotTurns out, the 8-year-old Chris Brown, was at a neighbors. “I want to hug him so bad,” Brown’s More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
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Stephanie Spurgeon trial begins: day care worker shook baby to death

The murder trial of Stephanie Spurgeon begins as she faces charges of shaking a baby to death. Spurgeon is a Palm Harbor day care owner who allegedly killed a 1-year-old by shaking the girl to death. TampaBay.com: But More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, January 30th, 2012
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Massive I-75 accident leaves 10 dead, highway still closed

A long line of cars and trucks collided one after another early today on a dark Florida highway so shrouded in haze and smoke that drivers were instantly blinded. At least ten people were killed. When rescuers first More...

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