Special Reports

Crime

Janiya Thomas' eldest sister told investigators girl was tied, dunked in water in bathroom, never seen again

Mother of 11-year-old Janiya Thomas charged in Bradenton with first-degree murder in her death.

Crime

Investigators knew for weeks Janiya was missing from her home

Investigators noticed Janiya Thomas was not at her Bradenton home Sept. 23 when they arrived to investigate allegations that Keishanna Thomas had severely beaten her 12-year-old son, the latest reports released by the Florida Department of Children and Families reveal. It was the 12th time they had been called out to investigate abuse.

Videos

Distracted driver slams into semi

A rear-end rollover crash was caught on a traffic camera on June 15, 2017, in Ames, Iowa. The video shows a vehicle slamming into the back of a semi that had just pulled onto the highway. The driver escaped with minor injuries.
Iowa Department of Transportation
Distracted driver slams into semi 0:44

Distracted driver slams into semi

Summer's just weeks old, but these kids are back in the lab 0:57

Summer's just weeks old, but these kids are back in the lab

Brothers graduate from Southeastern Guide Dogs 1:08

Brothers graduate from Southeastern Guide Dogs

Karla Owens is Palmetto's new city planner 0:44

Karla Owens is Palmetto's new city planner