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  • Haircuts for the Homeless

    Haircuts for the Homeless

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:38 AM EDT2014-08-20 15:38:55 GMT
    On his days off, stylist Mark Bustos gives free haircuts to the homeless of New York City. Here are some of the transformations.
    On his days off, stylist Mark Bustos gives free haircuts to the homeless of New York City. Here are some of the transformations.
  • 59 Arrested By Greenville Police In Latest Prostitution Sting

    59 Arrested By Greenville Police In Latest Prostitution Sting

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:30 PM EDT2014-08-20 01:30:28 GMT
    Greenville Police released information Tuesday that 59 people were arrested in a four day long prostitution sting.
    Greenville Police released information Tuesday that 59 people were arrested in a four day long prostitution sting.
  • Students arrive at USF Tampa for move in day

    Students arrive at USF Tampa for move in day

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:21:26 GMT
    Dozens of events were planned this week to welcome new and returning students back to the University of South Florida for the fall semester.Nearly 5,500 students were expected to move into campus residence halls Thursday.
    Dozens of events were planned this week to welcome new and returning students back to the University of South Florida for the fall semester.Nearly 5,500 students were expected to move into campus residence halls Thursday.
  • Woman Gives Birth to 19 lb Baby

    Woman Gives Birth to 19 lb Baby

    Boy Becomes Heaviest Newborn in Country's History; Mom and Baby in Good Health, Dad Says..
    Boy Becomes Heaviest Newborn in Country's History; Mom and Baby in Good Health, Dad Says..
  • Massive wasp nest removed from Winter Haven home

    Massive wasp nest removed from Winter Haven home

    Friday, August 22 2014 10:24 AM EDT2014-08-22 14:24:06 GMT
    A massive wasp nest outside a Winter Haven home is being removed Friday morning.
    A massive wasp nest outside a Winter Haven home is being removed Friday morning.
  • Dover families concerned about a chemical they say causes illness

    Dover families concerned about a chemical they say causes illness

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:17 AM EDT2014-08-22 08:17:24 GMT
    Concerned families met with representatives from Arkema who sell the chemical Palacin that Zentkovich is concerned about Concerned families met with representatives from Arkema who sell the chemical Palacin that Zentkovich is concerned about
    After two years of illness, Mary Zentkovich wants answers about what is making her family sick.“ Zentkovich thinks the fumigant Paladin being used in nearby strawberry fields is the reason for her family's and other neighbor's illnesses.
    After two years of illness, Mary Zentkovich wants answers about what is making her family sick.“ Zentkovich thinks the fumigant Paladin being used in nearby strawberry fields is the reason for her family's and other neighbor's illnesses.
  • VIDEO: Grouper snatches shark in one bite

    VIDEO: Grouper snatches shark in one bite

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:44 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:44:27 GMT
    Clip of video from YouTubeClip of video from YouTube
    One bite: that's all it apparently took for a grouper to eat a 4-foot shark in a video posted to YouTube, according to user Gimbb14.
    One bite: that's all it apparently took for a grouper to eat a 4-foot shark in a video posted to YouTube, according to user Gimbb14.
  • Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurt

    Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurt

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:47:31 GMT
    Tyler Arterburn photo via NBCTyler Arterburn photo via NBC
    Two firefighters were injured while using their fire truck ladder to help a college marching band take part in an ice bucket challenge, the school's president said Thursday.
    Two firefighters were injured while using their fire truck ladder to help a college marching band take part in an ice bucket challenge, the school's president said Thursday.
  • Rappin' Xmas Jammies' family back with new video 'Baby Got Class'

    Rappin' Xmas Jammies' family back with new video 'Baby Got Class'

    Friday, August 22 2014 3:56 AM EDT2014-08-22 07:56:41 GMT
    Image courtesy: www.youtube.com/TheHoldernessFamilyImage courtesy: www.youtube.com/TheHoldernessFamily
    A jammin' North Carolina family who made a Christmas video that went viral last year is at it again. The Holderness family's clever XMAS JAMMIES song featured the pajama-clad family rapping a video version of a yearly Christmas letter.
    A jammin' North Carolina family who made a Christmas video that went viral last year is at it again. The Holderness family's clever XMAS JAMMIES song featured the pajama-clad family rapping a video version of a yearly Christmas letter.
  • Cat dies after sitting on chair with huge wasp nest in Winter Haven

    Cat dies after sitting on chair with huge wasp nest in Winter Haven

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:18 AM EDT2014-08-21 10:18:13 GMT
    Wasps built a massive nest on a chair outside a Winter Haven home. Tony Smarte photoWasps built a massive nest on a chair outside a Winter Haven home. Tony Smarte photo
    A Winter Haven homeowner is working to remove a huge yellow jacket nest, before the wasps that live inside do any more harm. A cat that had jumped up onto the recliner to take a nap was attacked and killed by the yellow jackets.
    A Winter Haven homeowner is working to remove a huge yellow jacket nest, before the wasps that live inside do any more harm. A cat that had jumped up onto the recliner to take a nap was attacked and killed by the yellow jackets.
  • Alert issued for missing NC 16-year-old girl

    Alert issued for missing NC 16-year-old girl

    Thursday, July 17 2014 7:19 PM EDT2014-07-17 23:19:19 GMT
    Fee (left) in an image released by officials and (right) in a Facebook photoFee (left) in an image released by officials and (right) in a Facebook photo
    The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Savannah Elaine Fee.Residents in the Carolinas are asked to be on the lookout for Savannah Elaine Fee, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment, officials said.Anyone with information about Savannah Elaine Fee should call J. Zellmer at the Raleigh Police Department at 919-996-2000.Savan...
    The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Savannah Elaine Fee.Residents in the Carolinas are asked to be on the lookout for Savannah Elaine Fee, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment, officials said.Anyone with information about Savannah Elaine Fee should call J. Zellmer at the Raleigh Police Department at 919-996-2000.Savan...
  • WFLA Mobile Apps - Stay connected on the go

    WFLA Mobile Apps - Stay connected on the go

    WFLA News and Weather apps are the perfect apps to keeping you connected on the go with all things Tampa Bay. Don't miss breaking news alerts, severe weather alerts and more from around Tampa Bay.
    WFLA News and Weather apps are the perfect apps to keeping you connected on the go with all things Tampa Bay. Don't miss breaking news alerts, severe weather alerts and more from around Tampa Bay.
  • Now grown, rescued panther moves to new home in wildlife state park

    Now grown, rescued panther moves to new home in wildlife state park

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-08-21 16:08:41 GMT
    Photos of Yuma (FWC)Photos of Yuma (FWC)
    A rescued Florida panther kitten was released into a permanent wildlife habitat Thursday morning.
    A rescued Florida panther kitten was released into a permanent wildlife habitat Thursday morning.
  • Family thanks car seat company for saving son's life

    Family thanks car seat company for saving son's life

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-08-19 23:16:24 GMT
    Mason Carney, now three, received a new state-of-the-art car seat from Britax after his family thanked and credited the company for saving the toddler's life after a violent crash earlier this year.
    Mason Carney, now three, received a new state-of-the-art car seat from Britax after his family thanked and credited the company for saving the toddler's life after a violent crash earlier this year.
  • Ocala dad leaves kids in car to drink, gets beat up by bar patrons, say police

    Ocala dad leaves kids in car to drink, gets beat up by bar patrons, say police

    Thursday, August 21 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-08-21 17:04:44 GMT
     Joshua Delong, 28, was charged with three counts of child neglect. Ocala Co. Jail booking photo Joshua Delong, 28, was charged with three counts of child neglect. Ocala Co. Jail booking photo
    An Ocala man is accused of leaving his three children in a car while he drank beer at a bar, according to the Ocala Police Department.
    An Ocala man is accused of leaving his three children in a car while he drank beer at a bar, according to the Ocala Police Department.
  • Funeral home removal service employee charged with stealing from dead woman

    Funeral home removal service employee charged with stealing from dead woman

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:21:18 GMT
    Pinellas County Sheriff Deputies arrested a funeral home removal service employee after they claim he stole jewelry from deceased woman while he was in her home to remove her body.
    Pinellas County Sheriff Deputies arrested a funeral home removal service employee after they claim he stole jewelry from deceased woman while he was in her home to remove her body.
  • Peruvian nurse cares for 175 sick cats

    Peruvian nurse cares for 175 sick cats

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:47 PM EDT2014-08-21 16:47:33 GMT
    In this Aug. 2, 2014 photo, Maria Torero, plays with a group of 175 cats with leukemia in her home in Lima, Peru. Torero says caring for cats with feline leukemia is her responsibility. Anybody else can care for healthy animals. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)In this Aug. 2, 2014 photo, Maria Torero, plays with a group of 175 cats with leukemia in her home in Lima, Peru. Torero says caring for cats with feline leukemia is her responsibility. Anybody else can care for healthy animals. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
    At her job, Maria Torero cares for sick human beings. At home, she lavishes love on slowly dying cats - 175 of them at last count.
    At her job, Maria Torero cares for sick human beings. At home, she lavishes love on slowly dying cats - 175 of them at last count.
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  • Shannon Behnken

    Shannon Behnken

    Shannon Behnken is an award-winning reporter who specializes in real estate, property rights and consumer issues.
    Shannon Behnken is an award-winning reporter who specializes in real estate, property rights and consumer issues.
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