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  1. Cold case investigators identify missing teen 42 years laterRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    St. Petersburg cold case investigators have identified a Virginia girl missing for 42 years as the victim of a traffic accident in Florida in 1973. The Tampa Bay Times reports police announced in a press conference Thursday investigators could confirm a teenager who died in June 1973 in St. Petersburg was 16-year-old Janice Marie Young, a runaway from Virginia.

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  2. Sunken Gardens adds 20 flamingos to park flockRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    George and Lucy, the last flamingos remaining at a St. Petersburg botanical garden are getting several roommates this fall. The nonprofit group raising money to buy new flamingos for the city-owned Sunken Gardens reached its $60,000 goal, and 20 birds are being procured.

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  3. Police: Florida officer shot searching for shooting suspectRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    According to St. Petersburg police an officer shot and killed a suspect after the suspect shot and injured him Sunday evening. The Tampa Bay Times reports that police said the officer was responding to a call reporting another person shot at about 6:45 p.m. in the Coffee Pot Bayou area of St. Pete.

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  4. 35 years later, a memorial for victims of bridge collapseRead the original story

    Sunday May 10 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A monument has been dedicated to memorialize those killed in Tampa Bay's 1980 Sunshine Skyway Bridge disaster. The six-foot-tall monument was unveiled on Saturday, the 35th anniversary of the bridge collapse that killed 35 people.

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  5. Florida couple face multiple charges after taking babyRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A man and his girlfriend face multiple charges after his 12-week-old baby was taken from her mother at knifepoint. According to an arrest report, 31-year-old Joshua Benford kicked in the door to his ex-girlfriend's home and held a knife to her throat.

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  6. Man gets life sentence for fatal home invasionRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A Tampa Bay area man has been sentenced to life in prison for his part in a fatal home invasion. A Pinellas County judge sentenced 33-year-old Christopher Roberson on Tuesday after a jury found him guilty of first-degree murder.

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  7. Crews searching for parasailor missing off Florida coastRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a parasailor a witness saw disappear into the waters off Florida's Redington Beach. WTSP-TV reports a bystander along the beach west of St. Petersburg saw a person gliding with a motorized parasail hit the water, bob for 10 minutes and then go under Monday evening.

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  8. Man falls 30 feet off a Florida bridge after car accidentRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Police say a man fell 30 feet from a bridge after getting out of a vehicle after an accident and stumbling backward. The Tampa Bay Times reports the man was one of three passengers in a single-vehicle crash Sunday night in St. Petersburg.

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  9. Orioles cruise past Sox with no fans in parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The backdrop of Wednesday afternoon's Orioles-White Sox game was the unprecedented stillness of an empty stadium, and in a larger sense, the roaring disquiet beyond Camden Yards' walls. Aside from the obvious lack of a crowd, there was no change from gameday routine - unless you count the unusually quick pace of a game that lasted a shade longer than two hours.

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  10. Orioles, White Sox play as fans shut outRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The backdrop of Wednesday afternoon's Orioles-White Sox game was the unprecedented stillness of an empty stadium, and in a larger sense, the roaring disquiet beyond Camden Yards' walls. The Orioles ball club and Major League Baseball commissioner's office agreed to play the game, which will officially count in the standings, with no spectators in the stands.

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  11. Man gives himself up peacefully after SWAT team standoffRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    An early-morning standoff between SWAT team members and a St. Petersburg man ended in a peaceful surrender. Police told the Tampa Bay Times 55-year-old Barry Lundberg was transported to a mental health facility Tuesday morning.

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  12. Orioles to play White Sox on Thursday in closed stadiumRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The Orioles will play the Chicago White Sox on Thursday afternoon at Camden Yards in a rare Major League Baseball game closed to the public, a decision that followed rioting in Baltimore. The announcement of the closed-doors game came after the Orioles postponed games against Chicago on Monday and Tuesday.

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  13. Amendment would ban gun ranges in some residential areasRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Thanks to a compromise between the National Rifle Association and the Florida Police Chiefs Association, backyard gun ranges and recreational shooting in dense residential areas in Florida could become illegal. The Florida House on Thursday amended a bill on Agriculture and Consumer Services regulations to ban target shooting or celebratory gunfire in residential areas with a density of one home per acre or more.

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  14. 5 Things to Know in Florida for April 23Read the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Prosecutors are close to wrapping their case against three former band members charged with manslaughter and hazing in the death of a Florida A&M University drum major. State attorney Jeff Ashton says he expects to call his final witness - the medical examiner that performed the autopsy on 26-year-old Robert Champion- and rest his case Thursday morning.

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  15. Feds to review Tampa Police bicycle lawsRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The U.S. Department of Justice will review the Tampa Police Department's enforcement of bicycle laws after a newspaper investigation found 79 percent of the agency's bike tickets go to black residents. The Tampa Bay Times investigation published showed that Tampa police issue more bicycle tickets than any other agency in Florida, including those in Jacksonville, Miami, St. Petersburg and Orlando combined.

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  16. Dog parks in St. Pete now offer solar power charging areasRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Four dog parks in St. Petersburg will offer people something more than a place to play fetch. It's a move by the city to become greener.

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  17. Friend feared Capitol gyrocopter pilot would get shot downRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Police arrested a man who steered his tiny, one-person helicopter onto the W... . A police device rolls toward a copter device, right, that landed on the West Front of the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, April 15, 2015. 1 comment

  18. Wife of chef killed in DUI crash gives birth to sonRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The wife of a St. Petersburg chef killed by a suspected drunk driver over the weekend has given birth to their second child. The Tampa Bay Times reports Ana Davis named the baby Andrew Aaron Lawrence Davis.

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  19. Chef killed by drunk driver on way home to pregnant wifeRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A popular St. Petersburg chef has died after being hit by a drunk driver while walking home from work to see his wife who is due to give birth this week. St. Petersburg police say they tried to make a DUI stop Saturday night on 25-year-old Jason Mitchell.

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  20. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Preus was covered by the health overhaul for part of last year before transitioning to Medicare, creating a major tax ... . FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2014 file photo shows health care tax forms 8962 and1095-A, in Washington.

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