Two pygmy whales were found beached and in distress on Sand Key Thursday. Crews from the Clearwater Marine Aquarium and Clearwater Fire and Rescue worked together to rescue the two who were taken to Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium in Sarasota for treatment.
Shane Hale’s dog went overboard during weekend storms Saturday near Venice, but he has his beloved pet back. Harley was wearing a life jacket and was tethered. Harley did make it shore and was found on beach. He has a touch of pneumonia but should be fine.
A team of truckers helped save a suicidal man in Orlando Tuesday. They lined up under the overpass on a portion of the Florida Turnpike near Kirkman Road. FHP did manage to talk him safely down. If you do need help please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255.