traffic stop

Lawmakers this week sent a bill to Gov. Rick Scott that could help provide information to police about whether drivers are deaf before officers approach cars during traffic stops.

A 20-year-old man who tried to get away from authorities ended up in the jaws of an alligator, the Tampa Bay Times reports. Bryan Zuniga eluded the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office for a few hours, but was arrested after he was treated at the hospital for alligator bites on his face and arm.