You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience.

Death Metal Meltdown, Skimming Scams, Porch Pirates: FL News

Patch logo Patch 12/15/2018 D'Ann Lawrence White
a group of people standing around a fire © Provided by Planck, LLC, d/b/a Patch Media

FLORIDA -- Despite the seasonal sights and efforts to make the holidays bright for those less fortunate, the Grinch was out and about throughout Florida this week.

Local Law Enforcement Bombarded With Barrage Of Bomb Threats

Lightning To Fund Street Hockey Rink In Pinellas Park

Vicious Pit Bull Killed By Deputies After Attacking Owners

Armed Riverview Man Surrenders To SWAT Team

Fund Set Up To Memorialize 3-Year-Old Killed In Murder-Suicide

This Isn't Your Usual Home Burglar: Watch

Sidewalk Replacement To Begin On Memorial Highway Dec. 17

Detectives Say They've Nabbed Riverview Porch Pirates

National Weather Service Predicts Strong Thunderstorms Friday

Fire Rescue Uses Crane To Rescue Injured Man From Ship

Man Arrested After Toddler Found With Multiple Bite Marks

Watch: Fleeing Zephyhills Man Shoots At Pasco Deputies

State Fairgrounds To Host Sno Fest, Model Train Show

Busch Gardens Extends Its Holiday Celebration Through Jan. 6

Final Push To Collect Toys For Needy Children In Pinellas

St. Pete 1st West Coast City To Ban Plastic Straws, Styrofoam

Car Flips On Betty Lane, Palmetto Street

Reality TV Star, Metal-Detecting Expert Comes To St. Pete

Watch: Clearwater Firefighters Drop Gelt From 40-Foot Ladder

Florida Woman Known Around The World For Her Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Depot Announces 17th Annual World's Best Condoms Winners

Desperate Parents Turn To Ankle Monitors To Keep Track Of Teens

Wrong-Way Crash On SR 60 Leaves Driver In Critical Condition

St. Pete Police Identify Body Of Woman Found In Bay

Nonprofit Partners To Replace Hurricane-Damaged Roofs

Sunday Morning Storm Causes Damage In Areas Of New Port Richey

Tampa Police Investigate South Tampa Shooting Death

Pasco Detectives Investigate Discovery Of Skeletal Remains

Hillsborough Firefighters Battle Blaze At Recycling Facility

TD Bank Provides $125,000 Grant For Affordable Housing

Casual Mondays Help Raise Funds For Hurricane Victims

Pet Resource Center Helps Shape New Generation Of Vets

Burger's The Same; Restaurant Gets New Look

Need A Job? Here Are The Newest Postings On The Job Board

Walk Bike Tampa To Host Mayoral Forum Dec. 11

Kotex Tampon Recall In Florida: Products Unravel In Body

2 Charged In July Murder At Tampa McDonald’s

Exploding Ammunition Complicates Fighting Northdale Blaze

Temple Terrace Father, Daughter Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide

Sheriff Says Cannibal Corpse Guitarist Charged Deputy With Knife

Firefighter Made Cannabis Oil At Fire Station, Says Sheriff

Rays Quash Plans For Ybor City Stadium

Largo Police Seek Help Identifying Gas Station Robber

St. Pete Police Launch Operation To Reduce Fatal Accidents

Florida Hospital Receives National Honor For Patient Experience

Arrest Made In Fatal Shooting Of Tampa Teen On Bike

18-Year-Old Accused Of Sexually Battering 3-Year-Old Child

Riverview Porch Pirates Take Cheer Out Of Holiday Deliveries

18-Year-Old Accused Of Sexually Battering 3-Year-Old Child

Arrest Made In Fatal Shooting Of Tampa Teen On Bike

Charity Begins With Pinellas First-Responders

Sarasota Man Charged With String Of Crimes At Area Businesses

Parkland First Responders Create Uplifting Holiday Video

Florida Juvenile Arrests At 43-Year Low: Report

Florida Police Sniff For Clues In Stolen Sandwich Caper

Holiday Shopping Safety Tips To Avoid The Grinch

Michelle Obama’s Book Tour Is Coming To Fort Lauderdale

Disney Bus Crash: 15 Injured At Epcot Entrance

Miami Makes WalletHub's Short List of Best College Towns

'Large-Scale' Drug Dealer In Sarasota Sentenced To Jail

'Large-Scale' Drug Dealer In Sarasota Sentenced To Jail

When Spectacular Geminids Meteor Shower 2018 Peak In Florida

Police Phone Scam: At Least 5 In Winter Haven Targeted

Retired New York Officer Charged With Domestic Battery

Miami Googled World Cup And Anthony Bourdain Most In 2018

Miami-Dade Police Officer Killed In Crash Was 15-Year Veteran

Miami Beach Officer Seen On Video Throwing Punch At Man In Cafe

Tampa Googled Hurricane Michael And World Cup Most In 2018

Woman Found With Serious Injuries In Sarasota

More Than 50 People Rush To Help Florida Construction Worker

Music Teacher Named Sarasota County Teacher Of Year

Miami Lotto Winner Claims $1 Million Prize

'Several' Email Threats Land In Sarasota

Florida Execution Minutes Away

Miami Funds $58 Million In 'Quality Of Life' Projects

Polk County Schools 2019 Graduation Schedule, Changes

Give Polk County Speeders Sign To Slow Down — Literally

Coast Guard Searches For Carnival Cruise Ship Passenger

Polk County Inmate Dies In Custody

15-Year-Old Sarasota Boy Struck By Car

Broward Lotto Winner Claims $1 Million Prize

Scrooge-Like Forecast Puts Damper On Some Holiday Events

Image via Tampa Fire Rescue

(For more local news from Florida, click here to sign up for real-time news alerts and newsletters from Patch. If you have an iPhone, click here to get the free Patch iPhone app; download the free Patch Android app here.)


More from Patch

image beaconimage beaconimage beacon