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  1. Florida mom arrested after her 3-year-old son fires her gun in school parking lot

    Crime

    DELTONA — A Florida woman faces a child neglect charge after police say her 3-year-old son fired her loaded handgun in the parking lot of a church's school academy.

    Abbie Maldonado, 30, was charged with felony child neglect after her 3-year-old son grabbed her pistol from her car and fired it in a church school's parking lot. [Volusia County Jail]
  2. Video: Not now, I'm on the telly! Children bust in on dad's live BBC interview

    World

    Live TV is an unpredictable yet delightful beast.

    Professor Robert Kelly, an international relations expert, was doing a live interview with BBC World News about South Korea when his children crashed into the office. [Screengrab]
  3. It's a boy! Mom who mocked pregnant giraffe livestream gives birth (w/ video)

    Nation

    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — A South Carolina mom whose impression of a livestreamed pregnant giraffe at an upstate New York zoo was viewed more than 30 million times on Facebook has given birth.

    Erin Dietrich, still wearing her giraffe mask, posted a photo of her and her newborn son, Porter, to her Facebook page on Wednesday night. Her video has been watched more than 30 million times. [Facebook image]
  4. New Tampa Players bring in renown actor for master class

    Bizarre News

    In a collaboration between the New Tampa Players and the University Area Community Development Center, Broadway star Danny Zolli will conduct a Master Class from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday (March 11) at the University Area Community Development Center, 14013 N. 22nd St.

    Master class with the incredible Broadway Rock tenor Danny Zolli.
  5. 'Can this be legal?' YouTube host fires submachine gun from plane into gulf (w/video)

    News

    TAMPA — Two men and a woman take turns poking a fully automatic submachine gun out the slightly open window of a small plane in flight.

      shows two men and a woman taking turns poking a gun out a slightly open window of a small plane in flight. They each open fire toward a body of water below, somewhere in the Tampa Bay area. The whole thing was videotaped, edited and posted to YouTube. The gun was later identified as a fully automatic, Heckler & Koch MP5 9 mm submachine gun.
  6. Racist slurs on Tampa truck shock, confuse and mislead onlookers

    Bizarre News

    TAMPA — It's hard to miss Tony Daniel when he heads out for a drive.

    This sign is posted on the back of a pickup truck and trailer being towed around Tampa by Tony Daniel, a longtime activist.
  7. Meet the new Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and the horse he rode in on

    National

    WASHINGTON — Arriving on horseback Thursday, newly minted Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke pledged he would devote more resources to national parks, boost the morale of department employees and bolster the sovereignty of American Indian tribes.

    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke arrives Thursday for his first day of work at the Interior Department in Washington aboard Tonto, an 17-year-old Irish sport horse.  [Interior Department via AP]
  8. Raw video: Runaway cow leads police on wild chase in Queens

    Bizarre News

    NEW YORK — A cow that apparently escaped from a slaughterhouse has led police on a wild chase through New York City streets.

    A cow that apparently escaped from a slaughterhouse has led police on a wild chase through New York City streets. Police corralled the animal in a backyard in Jamaica, Queens, after a chase that lasted more than an hour. [Photo from video] 

  9. Video shows 11-foot python that slithered into Florida student's car

    Wildlife

    College student Ross Price had just put in a long study session, and he wasn't prepared for what he found moving by his parking space.

    A Davie police officer holds up the 11-foot reticulated python that was pulled from the engine compartment of a college student's car. [Facebook]
  10. Injured bald eagle stops traffic in Clearwater (w/video)

    Public Safety

    CLEARWATER — Police and fire officials rescued an injured bald eagle Wednesday morning from the middle of Countryside Boulevard.

    Clearwater Police and Clearwater Fire & Rescue direct traffic around an injured eagle on Countryside Boulevard on Wednesday morning. It appeared that the eagle was hit by a car while trying to feed off a dead animal in the northbound lanes. Police officers and firefighters teamed up with a wildlife rescue specialist to corral the eagle and it was taken away for treatment. [Clearwater Police Department]