Florida man wants $3 million reparations for each Black resident
The unidentified man's remarks were met with a brief "thank-you" from the Tampa City Council.
Turtle caught riding Florida alligator "like it's a horse" in amazing pic
"All this turtle needs is a cowboy hat," said one commenter on a Facebook post showing a turtle hitching a lift on a 10-foot gator.
Driver fined 1 minute after parking ticket expired: "Frustrating"
Ray from Tampa, Florida, told Newsweek he hopes his experience serves as a warning that "if you choose to gamble, be ready to have your bluff called!"
Florida driver strips down, hides in swamp to evade police after crash
The man had been driving without insurance or a valid license when he fled the scene after crashing into a semi-truck.
Video shows Florida police capturing alligator loose on street
The nine-foot male alligator had been roaming on a street in Tampa. As the weather warms up, more alligators are starting to emerge.
"Relaxed" 6.5ft alligator seen strolling across Florida school sports field
The gator "casually strolled across the field, occasionally stopping to just lay down and chill a bit," coach Eric Klaus told Newsweek.
Woman who fought off gym attacker breaks silence
Video captured by the gym's cameras showed the 24-year-old, a keen weight-lifter, fight off her attacker who she believes intended to assault her.
Who is Billy Adams? Florida rapper accused of killing pregnant girlfriend
Adams who performs as Ace NH faces charges of first-degree murder and the killing of an unborn child.
Child fatally shot at Florida McDonald's: Reports
Tampa police say they found a child fatally shot in the chest late Tuesday.
Helicopter Chases Florida Man Fleeing Crime Scene by Running Into the Sea
The Tampa Police Department confirmed the suspect got around 200 feet into the ocean before being nabbed.
Cops Rescue 'Alone and Scared' Kitten From Hurricane Ian, Name Her Stormie
Social media praised the two officers for rescuing Stormie, calling them "heroes" with "big hearts."
Florida Inmates Forced to Ride Out Hurricane Ian in Worst-Hit Area
A spokesperson for the Florida Department of Corrections told Newsweek that no inmates were released and that the plan in place was successful.
Ominous Warning About Receding Water in Florida Is 'Stuff of Nightmares'
Officials are advising people against going out into receding water, which they warn will return once Hurricane Ian makes landfall.
Sheriff Warns Florida Residents 'Help's Not Coming' Once Hurricane Ian Hits
Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister warned flooding would likely be the storm's "biggest killer" when it makes landfall in Florida.
Joe Biden Bypasses DeSantis, Calls Local Mayors About Hurricane Ian
The president and the director of FEMA have been in touch with mayors of major cities in the path of Hurricane Ian.
Hurricane Ian 'Near Worst-Case Scenario For Tampa': NHC
One weather expert said Hurricane Ian would likely be worse than Hurricane Charley, which killed 15 and caused $16 billion in damage in Florida in 2004.
Deputy Stops Elderly Wrong-Way Driver, DUI-Suspect—Video
'The suspect's car almost struck several vehicles including a semi-truck,' said a Florida police sergeant.
Dip in Overall Inflation Figure Masks Rising Food Prices
Of the metro areas that reported inflation for July, Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater in Florida experienced the highest, 11.2 percent.
Marjorie Taylor Greene to GOP: 'We Should Be Christian Nationalists'
The congresswoman said Saturday at a summit for young conservatives that "there's nothing wrong with leading with your faith."
Trump Education Secretary DeVos Says Department She Led 'Should Not Exist'
DeVos has long advocated for charter schools as alternatives to federally regulated public schools.
'Jackass' Star Bam Margera Found After Escaping Rehab for Second Time
Margera has twice attempted to leave his court-ordered rehab treatment without permission in the last two weeks.
Catfish Stabs Boy in Chest on Florida Fishing Trip
The child, who was under 10, was airlifted to a hospital in Tampa after his mom had to pull over and call 911 while driving for emergency help.
'Healthy' Woman, 23, Diagnosed With Rare Cancer After Experiencing Bloating
After being diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian cancer, Nicole Burke told Newsweek her "eyes welled up with tears and I just could not believe it."
Alligator Filmed Prowling Florida Apartment Complex at Midnight
Sara Stubben said she knew something was living in a nearby pond as she had seen ripples and splashes before.
Staff Abused For Supposedly Canceling Capitol Rioter Party: Restaurant
"It has been reported falsely that Caddy's has canceled this event," the eatery said in a statement to local media. "This event did not exist to cancel."
Doctors Use Billboard to Call Out Hospital Using McDonalds to Feed Patients
The sign warns people that eating fast food can cause obesity, which can put patients with COVID-19 at risk for intubation.
Florida Man Charged With Assaulting Teenage Girl Who Cut Him Off in Traffic
The man allegedly approached the girl's vehicle while yelling curses, then reached into her open window and punched her in the face, according to a criminal report affidavit.
Uber Working With Florida Authorities to Locate Scammers of Grandparents
Grandparents in two separate cases were instructed to withdraw money before someone came to collect it using the ride-sharing service.
Man Accused of Dismembering Woman He Met at McDonalds After Cops Found Body
"We believe it's extremely important that we let the Tampa community know that the person responsible for this heinous crime is off the streets tonight," cops said.
Kayaker Catches Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Falling Into Florida Channel
Former Atlanta Hawks president Bob Williams said he had to undergo surgery on his feet in order to remove the deadly infection.