A Pinellas Park man has been sentenced to nearly 37 years in prison for a vicious assault on a 12-year-old girl. A woman who held the victim down during the attack was also sentenced.
You may soon get a pleasant surprise in your mailbox: federal statistics show nearly a million people in Florida are getting refund checks from their health insurance. But providers, including Humana and Florida Blue, have also announced plans to raise rates. More>>
Police say car burglars in St. Petersburg are tip-toeing their way to a big summer. Three neighborhoods have been targeted by car thieves 36 times over the last month. More>>
Police in Gulfport are reaching for a new technology, after a 70% jump in bicycle thefts in 2014. They’ve dubbed them “bait bikes,” which is simply a bicycle equipped with a GPS tracking device. More>>
A lizard that can grow up to four feet long is causing incalculable damage to Florida’s delicate ecosystem, and wildlife officials are on the hunt for them. More>>
The Pinellas Health Department says reports of Cryptosporidium are on the rise. “Crypto” is a parasite that spreads easily in child-care settings and through swimming in contaminated water, according to the department. More>>