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Posted by KATE IRBY on December 19, 2014
Melody Gomez watched with a small smile as volunteers took two large plastic bags filled with toys and clothes and placed it in a waiting red grocery cart.
"I got a fishing pole! I got a fishing pole!" Santiago Hernandez, Gomez's 3-year-old son, said over and over again from his stroller, staring wide-eyed at the bags.
Posted by Kate Irby and Jessica De Leon on December 19, 2014
A man was shot inside his vehicle by an unknown suspect Thursday night in Palmetto, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
Posted by NORA GAMEZ TORRES and GLENN GARVIN on December 19, 2014
Family said man being hailed as U.S. superspy in Cuba is nowhere to be found.
Posted by HANNAH SAMPSON, MIMI WHITEFIELD and INA PAIVA CORDLE on December 19, 2014
Is Cuba the next tourism hot spot?
Posted by HERALD STAFF REPORT on December 18, 2014
After completing two accident investigations, officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission arrested two men for boating under the influence violations earlier this year.
Posted by MIMI WHITEFIELD on December 18, 2014
Venezuelan oil might have been the impetus behind Cuba's move closer to the United States.