Jack Parrish is one of those rare people who actually looks forward to hurricanes. Only he does it at 30,000 feet in the air. Parrish gets to ride on NOAA's "hurricane hunter" planes into the center of the storms.
Divers have searched for the Scottish Chief for years, calling it the "elusive boat." But they mystery of what happened to the wooden rear-wheel steamship has been solved. Divers from the Florida Aquarium have found the vessel sitting on the bottom of the Hillsborough River, near where it empties into Tampa Bay.
Thousands of police officers from around the state converged on St. Timothy Catholic Church in Lutz to pay their respects to Cpl. Mike Roberts. He was gunned down last week while trying to apprehend a man who was carrying three pistols and an assault rifle in a shopping cart.
The search for a new chancellor to oversee Florida's university system has narrowed to four men. It includes a former Lieutenant Governor and a chief of staff for a former Florida Speaker of the House.