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Coast Guard medically evacuates man on tug boat


St. Petersburg, Florida -- A 54-year-old man had to be medically evacuated by the Coast Guard Friday.

The man who was aboard a 53-foot tug boat reportedly had chest pains approximately seven miles west of Egmont Key.

The Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater lifted the man into their Jayhawk helicopter and took him to Tampa General Hospital for treatment.

VIDEO: Coast Guard airlifts man from tug boat

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Guy Harvey aquarium featured on Animal Planet show


St. Pete Beach, Florida -- Friday night the Aquarium Artists from the TV show Tanked will show off their newest creation on St. Pete Beach. It's the big feature of RumFish Grill and Bar at the Tradewinds Beach Resort's Guy Harvey Outpost on Gulf Boulevard.

The massive 33,500-gallon aquarium is one of the largest the crew from Acrylic Tank Manufacturing, the stars of the show Tanked, have ever built. They only had a few months to finish it because the Tradewinds wanted to have it ready for the opening of the restaurant later this month.

Cops: Man kills mother, is shot by deputies


Clearwater, Florida -- Pinellas deputies say they have shot and killed a man who had just stabbed his mother to death.

The man, who has not been identified at this time, reportedly called police around 12:15 p.m., saying he had stabbed his mother and wanted to turn himself in.

Construction worker likely killed by lightning


Seminole, Florida -- "He wasn't just a worker. He was considered a close friend."

Mercy Iturriaga's sadness matches the gray, wet night after tragedy struck her company's construction site in Seminole.

"It was raining. He went to close his windows, and 15 minutes later he didn't come back."

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Suspect arrested in Army veteran's death


St. Petersburg, Florida -- St. Petersburg police say they've arrested the man they think is responsible for killing a 20-year Army veteran.

Floyd Lassiter, 53, was shot and killed on Thursday, May 10 when he confronted two people who were trying to steal his car.

9 injured in Palm Harbor car accident


Palm Harbor, Florida -- Nine people were injured in a multiple car crash on US-19 and Tampa Road in Palm Harbor.

Palm Harbor Fire Rescue says a vehicle traveling northbound lost control and crossed into the southbound lanes of US-19, hitting two other vehicles.

One person was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital with life-threatening injuries. Another was taken to Mease Countryside for non life-threatening injuries. Six others refused further treatment after the initial contact with paramedics.

No bounce house regulations in Florida


St. Petersburg, Florida -- It was a horrifying sight for neighbors in South Glens Falls, New York when a small child's bounce house turned into a kite with three children inside of it.