Special Reports


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.

It takes a village to release a sea turtle: Bortie books it to the Gulf

Bortie the loggerhead sea turtle was caught overnight Monday, tagged then released the next morning on Coquina Beach.