Thursday, November 23, 2017

Florida News

Update: Mother, toddler hit by car in critical condition at TGH

TAMPA — A mother and one of her two small children who were hit by a car while trying to cross Dale Mabry Highway on Wednesday were still in the hospital on Thanksgiving, according to Tampa General Hospital.Cassandra Marie Spicola, 29, and 18-month-o...
Updated: 27 minutes ago

Pasco County put under immediate tornado warning

The National Weather Service has put out a tornado warning for Pasco County. Thunderstorms capable of producing a tornado and strong winds are expected over Jasmine Estates, New Port Richey and Hudson until 1:15 p.m., according to the NWS warning. Ba...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Macy’s parade rolls on with balloons, bands, security

Macy’s parade rolls on with balloons, bands, security

NEW YORK — The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade marched, rolled and soared in traditional style Thursday as police went all-out to secure it in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spots. With new faces and old favorites in the lineup, the Ame...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Woman charged with mailing explosives to Obama, Texas governor

Woman charged with mailing explosives to Obama, Texas governor

A Texas woman has been accused of mailing homemade explosives to former President Barack Obama and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott that could have maimed or killed them, according to documents filed in federal court last week in Houston.Julia Poff, 46, mailed...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Explosion recorded where Argentina submarine went missing

Explosion recorded where Argentina submarine went missing

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina — The Argentine Navy said Thursday that a catastrophic explosion was recorded in the area where a submarine went missing Nov. 15, raising fears that the 44-member crew has perished.The nature of the explosion, which was descr...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Thanksgiving forecast: Rain today, but sunny skies this weekend

Thanksgiving forecast: Rain today, but sunny skies this weekend

It’s going to be a wet Thanksgiving across Tampa Bay, but sunny skies are coming during the long weekend, according to WTSP 10Weather meteorologist Ric Kearbey. 10News WTSPThe latest Tampa Bay-area radar 10...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Self-proclaimed Nazi banned from University of North Florida — but allowed to remain a student

Self-proclaimed Nazi banned from University of North Florida — but allowed to remain a student

A self-proclaimed Nazi is banned from the University of North Florida’s campus — but will remain a student, university officials said.Ken Parker, a 37-year-old Navy veteran who once served as the grand dragon, or highest-ranking leader, of the Ku Klu...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Days after a high fever, Jon Mott wins his fifth Times Turkey Trot 10K

Days after a high fever, Jon Mott wins his fifth Times Turkey Trot 10K

CLEARWATER — On Tuesday, Jon Mott had a 103-degree fever. That was not enough to keep him from maintaining his dominance Thursday at the 39th Tampa Bay Times Turkey Trot.The former Northeast standout added to his record with his fifth title in the ev...
Updated: 5 hours ago
President Trump presents his report card, passes with flying colors

President Trump presents his report card, passes with flying colors

PALM BEACH — President Donald Trump has a Thanksgiving Day message for the nation: Look at all I’ve done. Trump is telling followers in an early-morning holiday tweet that, "your Country is starting to do really well." He says: Jobs are "coming back,...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: 90 years of looking up

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: 90 years of looking up

tigers, elephants, camels and donkeys — from the Central Park Zoo. Instead of entertaining the thousands of children watching, it scared them.So in 1927, 90 years ago this Thanksgiving, organizers experimented with a new star: Felix the Cat, oversiz...
Updated: 5 hours ago