Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Briefs: 2 charged in Plant City slaying

RIVIERA BEACH

NOVICE SCUBA DIVER FROM DUNEDIN DIES

A Dunedin woman has died after scuba diving in South Florida, authorities said. Deborah Garrett Oshea died Saturday afternoon after she was taken to a West Palm Beach hospital. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says Oshea spent about 10 minutes in the Atlantic Ocean, diving down about 10 feet. The recently certified diver surfaced after she started to have breathing problems, and rescuers performed CPR. Authorities say Oshea's diving instructor was present.

PLANT CITY

Two charged in robbery and slaying

Two men accused of robbing and then fatally shooting a man in Plant City were arrested Saturday. Eddie W. Blue, 21, of Plant City turned himself in to the Orient Road Jail Saturday morning in connection with the shooting. The family of the second man, Marcel Holloman, 19, turned him in to the Polk County Jail, said Sgt. Dale Peterson of the Plant City Police Department. The victim was shot in his car at 1306 Larrick Lane just before 1 p.m. Thursday during a robbery, Plant City police said. Police have not released the name of the victim. Blue and Holloman are charged with first-degree murder, carjacking in possession of a firearm and three counts of robbery with a firearm. Holloman is facing additional charges of robbery, petty theft and two counts of battery. Both are being held without bail.

Staff, wire reports

Briefs: 2 charged in Plant City slaying 05/03/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 1:37pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Tim Tebow heads back to Sunshine State with promotion to St. Lucie

    Blogs

    Tim Tebow is coming back to the Sunshine State.

    Columbia Fireflies outfielder Tim Tebow looks out from the dugout before the team's game against the Augusta GreenJackets on April 6 in Columbia, S.C. Columbia defeated Augusta 14-7.
  2. 'Sharknado' coming to Tampa Theatre with director Q&A

    Blogs

    A movie about a tornado filled with man-eating sharks has to be better on the big screen, right? You'll have a chance to find out for yourself when the Syfy network's original Sharknado screens at Tampa Theatre.

    The original 'Sharknado,' which premiered in 2013, will screen at Tampa Theatre.
  3. Coast Guard airlifts man from fishing boat in Gulf of Mexico

    Public Safety

    A 27-year-old man was evacuated from a fishing boat in the Gulf of Mexico by a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter Saturday night, authorities said.

  4. Trump: Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul

    National

    WASHINGTON — Making a final push, President Donald Trump said he doesn't think congressional Republicans are "that far off" on a health overhaul to replace "the dead carcass of Obamacare." Expressing frustration, he complained about "the level of hostility" in government and wondered why both parties can't work …

    President Donald Trump speaks during a bill signing event for the "Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017" in the East Room of the White House, Friday, June 23, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) DCEV208
  5. Erin Andrews, ex-NHL player Jarret Stoll marry in Montana

    Celebrities

    NEW YORK — Sportscaster Erin Andrews and former NHL player Jarret Stoll have tied the knot.

    FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2016 file photo, Fox Sports broadcaster Erin Andrews, left, speaks with Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones after an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers in Atlanta. Jennifer Allen, a publicist for Andrews, confirms Sunday, June 25, 2017, that the 38-year-old Fox Sports sideline reporter and ???‚??“Dancing with the Stars???‚?? co-host married the 35-year-old Stoll over the weekend.  (AP Photo/David Goldman, File) NYSP103