{FD} Meatballs stuffed with fishing hooks found at Florida dog park

The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office is warning pet owners who go to Bicentennial Park to be careful.

{FD} ‘Ghost boat’ washes ashore on Florida beach

Beach-side residents in Melbourne Beach, Florida awoke to a strange new sight on the oceanfront Tuesday: a large sailboat in the middle of the sand. The boat, labeled the “Cuki,” out of New Rochelle, NY, just kind of showed up along the shore sometime overnight.

{FD} Florida woman carjacked while trying to help crash victim

A woman who stopped to help a crash victim is speaking out after her good deed led to her getting carjacked.

{FD} Woman carjacked while helping crash victims in Florida

Deputies in Florida are actively searching for three suspects who allegedly carjacked a woman who had stopped to help those involved in a crash.

{FD} Man pulls out shotgun in road rage incident, shouts ‘racist taunts’ at grandmother, police say

An 18 year-old is facing multiple charges including 2 felonies after cops said he pulled a shotgun on a woman in the middle of a Daytona Beach road.

{FD} Hot air balloon makes unexpected landing into pond in Florida, no injuries reported

A hot air balloon has made an unexpected landed into a retention pond near the Disney area.

{FD} Brave father stops shooter during Father’s Day dinner at Florida restaurant

Ocala Fire Rescue confirms that one person is dead after being shot at the Ken’s Winghouse of Ocala around 10 p.m. last night.

{FD} Florida deputy has close encounter with a bear

Video of a Marion County deputy’s encounter with a black bear is quickly gaining traction on social media.

{FD} Sinkhole opens up in Florida parking lot, swallows car

A sinkhole in Marion County swallowed a car, according to the Ocala Fire Department.

{FD} Woman cited after driving car into sheriff’s office barely missing secretary

It was a close call for a front desk worker at the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, after a car careened through the entry way at their Dunnellon, Florida branch.

{FD} Neighbors jump into pool to save drowning toddler in Florida

Quick action by neighbors may have saved a Palm Bay toddler from drowning.

{FD} Orlando International Airport incident: Police talking to armed man in parking garage

Law enforcement officers are responding to an armed man who is inside one of the parking garages at Orlando International Airport.

{FD} Massive roughtail stingray caught off Florida pier

A beachgoer took jaw-dropping video of a fisherman hauling up a massive stingray onto Sunglow Pier in Daytona Beach around 3:30 p.m. Friday.

{FD} Girl, 10, bitten by alligator while swimming in lake at Florida park

A 10-year-old girl swimming in a lake in Moss Park was bitten on the leg by an alligator Saturday afternoon, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife officials and the Orange County Parks and Recreation Division.

{FD} Florida deputies save suspected home invader named ‘gold teeth’ from burning vehicle after chase

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) received a strange tip early Sunday morning of a white male suspect who goes by the name of “Gold Teeth.”

{FD} Florida man accused of biting dog to teach him ‘a lesson’

A Brevard County man was arrested, accused of biting the family dog. Police said the suspect told them he was trying to “teach the dog a lesson.”

{FD} 4 dead in small plane crash in Florida

Williston Police say four people died in a plane crash on Sunday at the city’s airport.

{FD} Police: Burglar breaks into home, cooks fried chicken

Deputies said an alleged burglar made himself right at home, inside Samantha O’Neal’s kitchen.

{FD} Orlando nightclub shooting: Wife of Pulse shooter heads back to court

The wife of the Pulse Nightclub shooter is headed back to Orlando.

{FD} Vietnam War deserter found in Florida retirement community

Marion County deputies helped apprehend an accused Vietnam War deserter Tuesday morning. According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, 75-year-old Linley Benson Lemburg lived in The Falls retirement community in Ocala under the false name William Michael Robertson for years.