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'Pill Mill' crackdowns leave pharmacists more vulnerable to crime Video included

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A statewide pill mill crackdown has had the unwanted side effect of exposing pharmacists to more desperate people taking desperate measures. More>>

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Father admits to killing 1-year-old son, detectives say

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A Homosassa man is behind bars after he admitted to suffocating his infant son early Thursday morning, authorities said. Cody Wygant is charged with 3rd degree murder and willful child neglect. More>>

Meat prices jump to highest levels in decades Video included

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Beef prices have shot up to the highest level in nearly 30 years. The price of pork is also rising, and it's putting a lot of businesses and families in a bind. More>>

Much of BP damage money remains unspent Video included

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Sunday marks the fourth anniversary of the BP oil spill, which is now known as the worst environmental disaster in the history of the United States. It is a milestone marked by a degree of frustration. More>>

Teacher used real student's name as alias, investigators say Video included

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By now, you may know her by her real name, Jennifer Fichter. She is the teacher accused of a sexual relationship with one her own students, a 17-year-old boy. But on the internet and in texts sent to the teen, detectives say Fichter would use other names as aliases -- including one of her real-life female students.
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Erin Andrews named the new face of Florida citrus Video included

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Andrews follows in a long line of celebrities representing the industry, including athletes like Yogi Berra and Arnold Palmer. The announcement comes as the citrus industry continues to recover from a down market. More>>

Shuttle will transport students in Hillsborough Ave. apartment complex Video included

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Students living in an apartment complex along a busy stretch of Hillsborough Avenue will now get rides in a shuttle bus, the district said Thursday. The announcement comes after a student, 15-year-old Norma Velasquez-Cabrera, was hit and killed trying to cross the road.
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  • Sun halo delights Bay Area

    Sun halo delights Bay Area

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:11 PM EDT2014-04-16 19:11:57 GMT
    All eyes are on the sky in the Bay Area this afternoon after a relatively rare rainbow halo appeared around the sun. The phenomenon is due to ice in the upper atmosphere.
    All eyes were on the sky in the Bay Area this afternoon after a relatively rare rainbow halo appeared around the sun. The phenomenon was due to ice in the upper atmosphere, FOX 13 chief meteorologist Paul Dellegatto explained.
  • In settlement, doctor barred from seeing female patients

    In settlement, doctor barred from seeing female patients

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:17 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:17:02 GMT
    Dr. Tulsibhai Pipalia admitted he sexually propositioned a female patient during an exam back in 2010 and then exposed himself.
    Dr. Tulsibhai Pipalia admitted he sexually propositioned a female patient during an exam back in 2010 and then exposed himself. His behavior outraged some members of the Florida Board of Medicine. But in the end, the Health Department stopped short of taking his license under a settlement agreement.
  • PHOTOS: Best Blood Moon pics

    PHOTOS: Best Blood Moon pics

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:03 AM EDT2014-04-15 09:03:18 GMT
    The lunar eclipse was at its peak around 3 a.m., and Bay area sky gazers stayed up late to see the rare sight -- sharing their pictures with us.
    The lunar eclipse was at its peak around 3 a.m., and Bay area sky gazers stayed up late to see the rare sight -- sharing their pictures with us.
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