Posted: 3:25 am Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
By Ann Kelly
The AP reports this morning that Samsung has decided to completely halt production on of the Galaxy Note 7. Those smartphones are being blamed for igniting on their own.
Thanks to a 38-yard field goal at the last second, the Bucs beat the Carolina Panthers last night on Monday Night Football 17-14. Rookie Roberto Aguayo had missed of his last four kicks last night. This next week is a bye week for the Bucs so their next game will be on the 23rd at San Francisco with a 4:05 pm kickoff time.
Four year old Rebecca Lewis of Lakeland was found in the parking lot of a hospital in Memphis, Tennessee with the man who police say took her -West Hogs. They were last seen on video Saturday night in Forsythe, Georgia. Sheriff Grady Judd said Hogs was known to the family, and had shown up their home Friday and disappeared with Rebecca on Saturday. Rebecca should be home later today .
The deadline to register to vote in Florida has been extended one day, so you have until 5 pm Wednesday to register to vote in the November election. A federal judge made the call, after the Florida Democratic Party had asked for a full week extension due to Hurricane Matthew.
The Largo Police Department set up a sting between May and September and ended up catching twenty local businesses selling liquor to minors. The sting was funded through a grand from Operation Par and Live Free. Clerks who are caught selling liquor to anyone underage can face a second-degree misdemeanor charge, a $500 fine and up to two months in jail which would double for a second violation. The owner of the store can be charged as well if they knowingly allow those alcohol sales.
Tropical Storm Nicole is still out there and is heading for the Bahamas. Forecasters say Nicole could make it back to a hurricane by the time she reaches the islands.