Sunday, May 27, 2018

Man dies after plane crashes into Lake Okeechobee

PAHOKEE — A man died after a small plane crashed into Lake Okeechobee.

The Palm Beach Post reports that authorities responded to call about a possible boating accident around 8 a.m. Saturday. When they arrived, they found what appeared to be an amateur, experimental plane. Rescue divers found the unidentified victim, a white man 50 to 60 years old, in the water around 9:30 a.m.

Comments
Troopers looking for driver in New Port Richey fatal hit-and-run

Troopers looking for driver in New Port Richey fatal hit-and-run

NEW PORT RICHEY — Florida Highway Patrol troopers are looking for a driver who hit and killed a 46-year-old bicyclist then drove from the scene.Shawn Michael Grady, of New Port Richey, was biking south on Rowan Road south of Massachusetts Avenue abou...
Updated: 9 minutes ago
FHP: 30-year-old motorcyclist killed in Hudson crash

FHP: 30-year-old motorcyclist killed in Hudson crash

HUDSON — A 30-year-old man died after he was struck by a car and thrown off the motorcycle he was riding.According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Derek Fingerle, of Hudson, was traveling south on U.S. 19 in the center lane about 8:20 p.m. Saturday. M...
Updated: 20 minutes ago
Live Coverage: Sunday’s Alberto updates

Live Coverage: Sunday’s Alberto updates

Here’s the latest. First, a look at the radar over Florida as of 9:40 a.m. Sunday. For a look at the live, interactive radar, click here.Screen grab of the TBO radar reading of the weather over Florida from 9:40 a.m. Sunday, May 27. Credit: TBO...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Civil Rights Historians tell little known story of WWII vet

Civil Rights Historians tell little known story of WWII vet

The brutality inflicted against African American World War II veteran Sgt. Isaac Woodard by a Southern police chief is credited with inspiring President Harry Truman to integrate the military, but few people know his name
Updated: 1 hour ago

AP Top News at 9:56 a.m. EDT

AP Top News at 9:56 a.m. EDT
Updated: 1 hour ago
Huge lightning storms in UK disrupt travel at London airport

Huge lightning storms in UK disrupt travel at London airport

British meteorologists said thousands of lightning strikes hit the U.K. during a powerful overnight thunderstorm, and a London-area airport has reported flight disruptions after an aircraft refueling system was damaged
Updated: 1 hour ago
Huge lightning storms in UK disrupt travel at London airport

Huge lightning storms in UK disrupt travel at London airport

British meteorologists said thousands of lightning strikes hit the U.K. during a powerful overnight thunderstorm, and a London-area airport has reported flight disruptions after an aircraft refueling system was damaged
Updated: 1 hour ago
Boston's Memorial Day flag garden idea spreads across the US

Boston's Memorial Day flag garden idea spreads across the US

The solemn display of tens of thousands of U.S. flags that first appeared on Boston Common for Memorial Day a decade ago to honor service members who have died defending the nation is slowly becoming a national movement
Updated: 1 hour ago

Poland: Parents, disabled children end parliament protest

A group of disabled people and their parents who had occupied part of the Polish parliament for more than a month has abandoned their protest without fully achieving their goals
Updated: 1 hour ago
The winners (by a nose) in top US sniffer dogs competition

The winners (by a nose) in top US sniffer dogs competition

He's 8 years old, already going gray, and loves to unwind by chewing on a white cotton towel
Updated: 2 hours ago