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Dredging of Ship Channel in Miami Damaging Coral Reef, State Says

Dredging of Ship Channel in Miami Damaging Coral Reef, State Says

A report from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection details damage to coastal aquatic life.
Floridian Steven Sotloff Held by ISIS, Cop Braves Lightning in Resuce

Floridian Steven Sotloff Held by ISIS, Cop Braves Lightning in Resuce

Should cops have body cams, school psychologist arrested, Davis Islands shooting and other stories from Florida Patch.
Alexandra Squier Memorial Fund Started

Alexandra Squier Memorial Fund Started

Friends of the Lutz woman hope to raise money for her burial and family’s expenses.
299 Sea Turtle Eggs, Grandma Shoots Boy and Auto Burglaries

299 Sea Turtle Eggs, Grandma Shoots Boy and Auto Burglaries

Song calls out Pam Bondi, Trayvon Martin’s parents weigh in on Missouri shooting, no dogs allowed and other stories from Florida Patch.
Crash Closes U.S. 41 for a Time

Crash Closes U.S. 41 for a Time

State troopers say the accident happened when a driver failed to stop for a red light at the intersection with State Road 54.
Tampa International Airport Gets Boost with $1M Grant

Tampa International Airport Gets Boost with $1M Grant

Tampa Bay Rep. Kathy Castor announced Tuesday the airport is receiving funds toward improvements.
Hospital Security Breach, Chilly Challenges and Sitter Sells Pooch

Hospital Security Breach, Chilly Challenges and Sitter Sells Pooch

Employee accused of stealing $250,000, St. Pete Beach says no to parking tickets and other stories from Florida Patch.
Flagmen Out on Cross Creek Boulevard

Flagmen Out on Cross Creek Boulevard

Motorists should use caution in the area as sewer line pipes are cleaned and inspected.
Wesley Chapel Woman Accused of Stealing $250,000

Wesley Chapel Woman Accused of Stealing $250,000

Pinellas County deputies say she took the money from her employer over the course of several years.
Land O' Lakes Students Head Back to Class

Land O' Lakes Students Head Back to Class

Monday marked the kickoff for the 2014-15 school year.
Ice Bucket Challenge Has Florida ALS Donations Pouring In

Ice Bucket Challenge Has Florida ALS Donations Pouring In

The viral stunt has been paying off for the state’s chapter of the ALS Association.
Land O' Lakes House Fire Sends 3 to the Hospital

Land O' Lakes House Fire Sends 3 to the Hospital

Three firefighters suffered minor injuries while putting out the blaze.
Pumpkin Spice Latte to Make Early Return at Starbucks

Pumpkin Spice Latte to Make Early Return at Starbucks

The popular fall-flavored drink will be returning Aug. 25, nearly a month before the official start of autumn.
Hurricane Season Peak: Share Your Storm Stories, Preparation Tips

Hurricane Season Peak: Share Your Storm Stories, Preparation Tips

The slow storm season has been a relief to many, but tropical weather tends to pick up right about…now.
Nominate Your Hero for a Chance to Win

Nominate Your Hero for a Chance to Win

Your coach, mentor or all-around hero could win a prize package courtesy of Patch, but time is running out to enter.
Bush Says No to Pot, Random Acts of Kindness and Monster Hammerhead

Bush Says No to Pot, Random Acts of Kindness and Monster Hammerhead

The Refinery gets recognized, same-gender schools under fire, “The Purge” has a community on edge and other stories from Florida Patch.
Arrest Made in Child's Murder, 'Love Boat' and Peek-A-Boo

Arrest Made in Child's Murder, 'Love Boat' and Peek-A-Boo

Teen indicted in Pinellas Trail murder, U.S. Coast Guard saves eight people and lower auto registration fees coming soon.
Rainy Weekend Ahead for Tampa Bay

Rainy Weekend Ahead for Tampa Bay

Forecasters anticipate conditions will improve slightly as the weekend wears on.
4 Arrested in Pasco Spice Crackdown

4 Arrested in Pasco Spice Crackdown

A store owner and his alleged supplier are among them.
Wrong-Way Driver Collides with Ambulance in Fatal Crash

Wrong-Way Driver Collides with Ambulance in Fatal Crash

The Florida Highway Patrol says the motorist hit the emergency vehicle head-on.