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  1. News 29 mins ago 4:16 p.m.Lawyer: Accused Ft. Lauderdale airport shooter now competentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A defense lawyer says the mental condition of an Alaska man accused of killing five people and wounding six at a Florida airport has stabilized. An attorney for 27-year-old Esteban Santiago of Anchorage, Alaska, said at a hearing Friday he continues to take anti-psychotic medication for schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder and is competent to assist in his defense.

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  2. Florida senator resigns over racist...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    "I apologize to my family and friends and I apologize to all of my fellow Senators and lawmakers. To the people of my district and all of Miami-Dade, I am sorry I have let you down and ask for your forgiveness.

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  3. Crime 50 mins ago 4:15 a.m.Woman charged in Sandy Hook parent threat back in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The woman charged with sending death threats to a man whose 6-year-old son was killed in the 2012 mass shooting at a school in Newtown, Connecticut, has returned to Florida federal court. Court records show 57-year-old Lucy Richards made a brief appearance Wednesday in Fort Lauderdale where she was ordered held without bail.

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  4. Florida 2 mins ago 9:00 a.m.Fla. senator under fire for using racial...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A Florida state senator is expected to apologize publicly for using racial slurs and insults in a private after-hours conversation with African-American colleagues. Senate President Joe Negron said that Miami-area Republican Sen. Frank Artiles has asked to formally apologize Wednesday on the Senate floor to Sen. Audrey Gibson.

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  5. Family caught in delays gets $11K from DRead the original story

    Monday Apr 10 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Airlines had to scrub at least 150 flights but Delta Airlines cancelled more than 3,200 over the weekend due to strong storms. For one woman, Delta gave her some major money to for her trouble $11,000 to be exact.

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  6. Ex-NFL star Michael Irvin...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Police in Florida are investigating sexual battery allegations made by a woman against former NFL star Michael Irvin. Fort Lauderdale police confirmed Wednesday that the Hall of Fame receiver's name was listed on a sexual battery incident report.

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  7. Guilty plea set for woman in Sandy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A Florida woman is set to plead guilty to threatening the parent of a boy killed in the 2012 mass shooting at a school in Newtown, Connecticut, because she thought it was a hoax. A change-of-plea plea hearing is set in Fort Lauderdale federal court Wednesday for 57-year-old Lucy Richards, who is scheduled to plead guilty to a charge of interstate transmission of a threat to injure.

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  8. Coast Guard to offload seized cocaine...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The U.S. Coast Guard will be offloading a large amount of cocaine seized in international waters over a 26-day period. The agency plans a 10 a.m. news conference at Fort Lauderdale's Port Everglades to discuss the interdiction of approximately 16 tons of cocaine.

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  9. TIA seeing big numbers from Tampa to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    While many other cities have seen a drop in airline ticket sales to Cuba recently, Tampa continues to show a strong market for travel to the island nation. Some experts say Tampa creates the perfect storm for ticket sales between having a sizable population with Cuban heritage and not over booking the number of flights that go to Cuba out of Tampa International Airport.

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  10. Consumer 33 mins ago 12:00 p.m.AAA: Gas prices to rise 35 to 70 cents a gallon this springRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    In the past five years, gas prices rose 35 to 70 cents from February to Memorial Day, and motorists should expect the same this year. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Refineries are easing into maintenance season, which normally signals a gradual increase in prices at the pump.

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  11. Crime 2 mins ago 11:19 a.m.Trial delayed for woman in Sandy Hook parent death threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Trial has been delayed until April for a Florida woman accused of threatening the parent of a boy killed in the 2012 mass shooting at a school in Newton, Connecticut, because she thought it was a hoax. The attorney for 57-year-old Lucy Richards said in court papers she has been hospitalized recently and unable to work on her case, which had been set for trial Monday.

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  12. Florida 16 mins ago 1:57 p.m.Missing child alert for Fort Lauderdale boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Bryce Bryan is described as a black boy, 2 feet 7 inches tall, 30 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen in the area of the 1500th block of NW 3rd Court in Fort Lauderdale.

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  13. Tampa ranks among America's most affordable cities Read Story Phil BuckRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Recent cost-of-living data released by the Council for Community and Economic Research shows Tampa as one of the country's more affordable cities. Based on data from 2016, Tampa's cost-of-living ranks below the national average and makes it the second most-affordable city in the state of Florida.

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  14. Broadway hit "Hamilton" heading to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    "Hamilton" - Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip-hop musical about Alexander Hamilton, a founding father, first U.S. Secretary of Treasury, or better known as the face on the $10 bill - announced its nationwide tour dates , but right now, only Fort Lauderdale is officially in the mix for the 2018-2019 season. But before you begin booking your tickets and planning a road trip, know that the Broadway blockbuster could be coming to Jacksonville too.

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  15. Suspect in Fort Lauderdale airport attacRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The suspect in the South Florida airport shooting spree in which five people were killed and six were wounded has pleaded not guilty. Esteban Santiago, 26, is charged in a 22-count federal indictment for the Jan. 6 shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

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  16. Florida airport shooting suspect set...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The suspect in the South Florida airport shooting spree in which five people were killed and six were wounded is scheduled to enter a plea. An arraignment is set Monday morning in federal court for 26-year-old Esteban Santiago, who's charged in a 22-count federal indictment in the Jan. 6 shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

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  17. Another day of protests, emotional...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The scene Sunday afternoon was another of frustration, tears and protest. Some of the protesters carried anti-Trump signs.

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  18. News 3 mins ago 3:42 p.m.Grand jury formally charges man accused in Ft. Lauderdale airport shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    On Thursday, a federal grand jury handed down a 22-count indictment against Esteban Santiago in connection to the shooting on January 6th at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Santiago's arraignment is scheduled for Monday, January 30th at 10 a.m. before a federal judge in Fort Lauderdale.

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  19. Florida governor threatens ports that...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Gov. Rick Scott is threatening that Florida ports could lose state money if they do business with Cuba. Scott said Wednesday via Twitter that he will propose a budget that restricts state money for ports that trade with the communist island.

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  20. Investigations 19 mins ago 6:54 p.m.Two top officers leave Tampa International policeRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Airport security at the top of minds for most following the Fort Lauderdale murder. But 10 Investigates has learned the top two men in the Tampa International Airport Police Department are calling it quits.

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