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St Petersburg Wanted Suspect on the Loose


St Petersburg, Florida—St Petersburg Police Department are looking for a wanted suspect by the name of Corey Andre Cox.

Suspect is a 24-year-old, about 5'9" and 145 lbs. He is wanted in connection with a residential burglary earlier this year in January on the 5100 block of 18th Street North. Computers, gaming consoles and other electronics were among the items that were stolen. The suspect's last known address is 1316 Melrose Avenue South, St. Petersburg.

PETA: Elephant on the beach violated the law


Redington Beach, Florida -- An animal rights group is criticizing the somewhat surreal scene that unfolded last weekend on a Pinellas County beach, where a full-grown elephant was seen wading in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

A spokesperson for the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals says a complaint has been sent to the U.S. Department of Agriculture to determine if any federal laws were broken by the elephant's handler, Bones Craig. PETA also filed a complaint with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Missing: Elderly Largo man with dementia


Largo, Florida -- The Largo Police Department has located the missing 73-year-old man who is suffering from dementia.

Chhay Charles Siev was found in good health in Palm Beach, Florida. His family was contacted and is making arrangements for his return to Largo.


Emergency call released in McMullen Booth plane crash


Clearwater, Florida -- New information tonight in the deadly plane crash on McMullen Booth Road.

For the first time tonight., we are hearing the emergency call the pilot made just moments before he said he had a fuel emergency.

After that, the call went silent.

UPDATE: Missing elderly St. Pete woman found


St. Petersburg, Florida -- UPDATE: The St. Pete Police Department says Carol Piazza was found in Seminole County and is in good condition.


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The St. Pete Police Department is asking for the public's help locating an elderly woman who has been missing since around 8 p.m. on May 19.

Boy gets birthday wish - a new boat


Largo, Florida -- It was a birthday wish come true Tuesday for Ethan Fabic.

On his 11th birthday, Ethan got the one thing he's always wanted: his own boat. It was a gift from the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Sunray Marine in Largo.

Ethan is diagnosed with ependymoma, a tumor in his brain, and he wants to be a professional fisherman when he grows up.

Crossing Guard killed while standing on sidewalk red light runner; 2 girls hospitalized


Clearwater, Florida - A retired police officer is dead and two young girls are in the hospital following a crash in Clearwater on Tuesday morning.

70-year-old Doug Carey had been on the force for about 20 years and was now working as a school crossing guard.