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Off-Duty Firefighter Saves 4, New York Dog Found in Florida

Plane crashes in St. Pete, armed robber says it was a joke, wounded veteran gets new home and other stories from Florida Patch.
Slightly Cooler Temperatures on the Way

Slightly Cooler Temperatures on the Way

Rain remains very much a part of the forecast, especially around mid-week.
PETA Ads Won't Fly, Graham Says 9/11 Facts Covered Up, Misuse of Old Glory

PETA Ads Won't Fly, Graham Says 9/11 Facts Covered Up, Misuse of Old Glory

Teacher refuses to give standardized tests, an astronaut’s view from space, a heartwarming reunion and other stories from Florida Patch.
See Florida From Space, Girl and Dog Reunited and Garth Brooks

See Florida From Space, Girl and Dog Reunited and Garth Brooks

Prostitution sting, Floridians tired of political bickering, George Zimmerman in trouble again and other stories from Florida Patch.
Rain Chances Increase as Weekend Arrives

Rain Chances Increase as Weekend Arrives

Forecasters say the greatest chances for rain are south of the Interstate 4 corridor.
Tropical Disturbance Not Likely to Impact Bay Area

Tropical Disturbance Not Likely to Impact Bay Area

Normal summer weather patterns are predicted for Tampa Bay as a weak storm system makes its way toward Florida.
PETA Ad Won't Fly in Florida, Teacher Boycotts Standardized Tests and Bus Crash

PETA Ad Won't Fly in Florida, Teacher Boycotts Standardized Tests and Bus Crash

Clearwater revisits missing child cold case, Hillsborough deputies honor 9/11 fallen heroes and other stories from Florida Patch.
Flood Warning Issued for Manatee River, More Storms Likely

Flood Warning Issued for Manatee River, More Storms Likely

Recent heavy rains have caused the Manatee River to rise above its flood stage.
Fugitive on a Bicycle, Publix Bagel Recall, Beef's Credit Breach

Fugitive on a Bicycle, Publix Bagel Recall, Beef's Credit Breach

Remembering 9/11, woman creates chaos in school pickup line, American flag used to soak up grease and other stories from Florida Patch.
Supermoon, NFL Player Shoves Trombonist and Boy Returned to Family

Supermoon, NFL Player Shoves Trombonist and Boy Returned to Family

Free burgers, serial coin thief nabbed, home invasion arrests and other stories from Florida Patch.
Shark Attack, Journalist Remembered and Sad End to Love Story

Shark Attack, Journalist Remembered and Sad End to Love Story

Puss caterpillars, same-sex marriage battle, robber can’t resist cats and other stories from Florida Patch.
Free Fishing, Baggy Pants and Monster 'Shrimp'

Free Fishing, Baggy Pants and Monster 'Shrimp'

Puss caterpillars, robbery spree, same-sex marriage battle continues and other stories from Florida Patch.
ICYMI: Puss Caterpillars Pack a Venomous Punch

ICYMI: Puss Caterpillars Pack a Venomous Punch

Floridians are being warned to steer clear of the fuzzy caterpillars that can produce serve reactions in some people.
Storms, Heat Likely Through Weekend

Storms, Heat Likely Through Weekend

Saturday’s heat index could rise to 100.
Witnesses Tried to Save Stabbing Victim, 'Slender Man,' Rescued Iguana

Witnesses Tried to Save Stabbing Victim, 'Slender Man,' Rescued Iguana

City plans to bus some homeless out of town, drowning victim identified, new name for the Ice Palace and other stories from Florida Patch.
Romantic Cyclist Stabbed on Way to Proposal, Red Tide and No Smoking

Romantic Cyclist Stabbed on Way to Proposal, Red Tide and No Smoking

Scott leads Crist in the polls, Bay Area schools make the grade and other stories from Florida Patch.
ISIS Reportedly Beheads 2nd American, Shark Attack, Poisonous Caterpillars

ISIS Reportedly Beheads 2nd American, Shark Attack, Poisonous Caterpillars

“Spiderman” robs store, $1 million winner, Bubba might be returning and other stories from Florida Patch.
Your News Matters on Bradenton Patch

Your News Matters on Bradenton Patch

Learn how to post your news, announcements and events for everyone to see.
Tropical Storm Dolly Forms in the Gulf

Tropical Storm Dolly Forms in the Gulf

The storm isn’t a threat to Tampa Bay, but that doesn't mean we'll be shower-free over the next few days.
Flag House Flap, Tough Biker, Sour Over Lemonade: August's Top Headlines

Flag House Flap, Tough Biker, Sour Over Lemonade: August's Top Headlines

False alarm, brave cop, saggy pants ban, sitters sells pooch on Craigslist, bye-bye Bubba and other stories from Florida Patch.