Florida man tries to flee crime scene on back of truck
An Orlando, Fla. man was arrested after he attacked a woman on a bus and then fled the scene. Derrick Maestas, 20, used the truck as a getaway vehicle after he allegedly attacked a woman on a bus for talking too loudly on her phone.
Alligators are important to Florida’s ecosystem and are found throughout the state. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission wants you to know that by following a few simple rules, we can co-exist with these amazing reptiles.
A curious alligator took a Sunday evening stroll past a middle school in Deltona, Florida, on April 22. Leann Cook, who captured the video, was driving on Enterprise Road when she spotted the 10-foot animal from inside her car.
Daphne was rescued in Florida with her mother after being hit by a boat, Daphne's mother didn't survive. The one-year old was rescued from Florida waters April 9, and is now making friends with three other orphaned manatees at the Cincinnati Zoo.
Police said that they responded to a shooting on April 20, 2018 at Forest High School in Marion County, Florida. A suspect was reported to be in custody and one person was reported to have been injured.
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies assisted a trapper in removing an alligator on Thursday, April 19, 2018, from a swimming pool from a residence in the Eagle's community on Muirfield Drive in Odessa.
A mother panther and two kittens are back in the wild thanks to the Florida Fish Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The adult panther had been hit by a vehicle, suffering a broken leg. FWC officers rescued two of her kittens.
A storm created an ominous sky over Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Tuesday, April 10, as a tornado warning was issued. It was part of severe storms that swept across Florida that included gusty winds and hail.