Morning Headlines: Showers expected; Arrest in baby beating; Info wanted in fatal Polk crash

Good morning! Today is Monday, July 13.

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Showers will start on the coast during late morning hours and move inland as the day progresses. The chance of rain is 40%. See your full forecast here

No major accidents or incidents to report.

Today, Pinellas Park police are expected to share more information on the arrest of a man who allegedly beat an 11-month-old baby to near death. Glen Neal was arrested by police yesterday. Read more

This morning, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the public’s help in finding a car that was near the scene of a crash that killed three people in Frostproof last night. Read more
A dog killed by an alligator in Tampa yesterday, and the gator, have still not been found after the attack. Read more
Publix is warning customs about a fake coupon that’s making its way around the internet. The coupon offers $100 off groceries but is not valid and will not be accepted.
Hillsborough deputies are investigating the circumstances of a woman found dead in the road in Tampa yesterday. Read more
Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman escapes prison for second time. Read more

Heading out to eat today? Rodents, roaches close 2 Tampa Bay area restaurants – See this week’s Restaurant Ratings here. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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