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Tampa police seek woman who has been missing for more than a week - WFLA
Tampa police seek woman who has been missing for more than a week  WFLA

The Tampa Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding a missing woman.


Posted on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 23:11:00 GMT



Tampa police search for missing woman last seen in Seminole Heights area - WTSP.com
Tampa police search for missing woman last seen in Seminole Heights area  WTSP.com

TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Police Department is asking for help finding a missing 53-year-old woman. Maria Daman was last seen near around noon ...


Posted on Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:43:00 GMT



Tampa Police, family are still looking for woman missing since last week - Creative Loafing Tampa
Tampa Police, family are still looking for woman missing since last week  Creative Loafing Tampa

#MISSING/ENDANGERED: 62yo Deborah Saucier was last seen Jan 8 in the 1200 block of E. 18th Ave. She was wearing a brown cap, unknown colored shirt, ...


Posted on Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



The field is set for Tampa's March city elections - Tampa Bay Times
The field is set for Tampa's March city elections  Tampa Bay Times

As the qualifying period ended Friday, Tampa mayoral candidate Mike Suarez touted endorsements from unions representing the city's firefighters and municipal ...


Posted on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:47:00 GMT



Tampa police officer shoots armed suicidal man - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Tampa police officer shoots armed suicidal man  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Tampa police officers were forced to open fire on an armed suicidal man early Saturday morning.


Posted on Sun, 13 Jan 2019 04:38:00 GMT



Do USF police radios work on campus? Lawsuit raises questions, campus shootings raise the stakes - Tampa Bay Times
Do USF police radios work on campus? Lawsuit raises questions, campus shootings raise the stakes  Tampa Bay Times

Douglas Widmann resigned as an officer in October and cites the radios in a breach of contract claim. USF's police chief says the system works just fine.


Posted on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 20:25:00 GMT



Tampa woman missing over a week; family continues to worry, search for her - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Tampa woman missing over a week; family continues to worry, search for her  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

A frantic search is on throughout the west river neighborhood of Tampa for a woman who has been missing for ten days.


Posted on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:06:00 GMT



Hillsborough County Tampa Police search for burglar caught on home surveillance Emily McCain 12:06 PM - ABC Action News
Hillsborough County Tampa Police search for burglar caught on home surveillance Emily McCain 12:06 PM  ABC Action News

The Tampa Police Department is searching for a burglar caught on surveillance video stealing various items from a home.


Posted on Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Fallen Tampa police officer honored 30 years after murder - WFLA
Fallen Tampa police officer honored 30 years after murder  WFLA

Officer Soto, 25, a police rookie, and Officer Charlotte Johnston were making an arrest on Boynton Beach shooting suspect Jackie Simpson when Simpson ...


Posted on Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Tampa PD offers these tips to keep your kids safe at Gasparilla Children's Parade - WFLA
Tampa PD offers these tips to keep your kids safe at Gasparilla Children's Parade  WFLA

Tampa police have some recommendations to keep kids safe at this weekend's Gasparilla Children's Parade.


Posted on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:55:00 GMT



Tampa police investigating two shooting deaths near Busch Gardens - Tampa Bay Times
Tampa police investigating two shooting deaths near Busch Gardens  Tampa Bay Times

Two bodies were found just before 11 p.m. in the 8700 block of N Tangerine Place. Their identities were not released.


Posted on Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Police withhold crime victim information as confusion swirls around new law - Miami Herald
Police withhold crime victim information as confusion swirls around new law  Miami Herald

The Florida Sheriffs Association and Florida Police Chiefs Association say lawmakers need to clarify language in Amendment 6. Open government advocates ...


Posted on Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:26:00 GMT



Tampa police investigating fatal pedestrian crash near South Rome Avenue - WTSP.com
Tampa police investigating fatal pedestrian crash near South Rome Avenue  WTSP.com

TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa police are investigating a fatal vehicle versus pedestrian crash Sunday evening. Police say the crash happened around 7 p.m. when a ...


Posted on Mon, 14 Jan 2019 03:02:00 GMT



Silver Alert: Tampa woman missing for nearly a week - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Silver Alert: Tampa woman missing for nearly a week  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla (FOX 13) - Tampa police have issued a Silver Alert for a missing and endangered woman. It's been nearly a week since anyone saw 62-year-old ...


Posted on Tue, 15 Jan 2019 04:13:19 GMT



Tampa Police: Don't Celebrate New Year with Gunfire - TB Reporter
Tampa Police: Don't Celebrate New Year with Gunfire  TB Reporter

The Tampa Police Department has produced a public *service* announcement warning against celebratory gunfire.


Posted on Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Slain Tampa Police Officer Remembered on 30-Year Anniversary - Bay News 9
Slain Tampa Police Officer Remembered on 30-Year Anniversary  Bay News 9

Officer Porfirio Soto Jr. was killed in the line of duty on December 30, 1988 while pursuing a shooting suspect.


Posted on Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Police investigating after 3-year-old boy shot in stomach at Tampa apartment - Tampa Bay Times
Police investigating after 3-year-old boy shot in stomach at Tampa apartment  Tampa Bay Times

Police are looking for a man who was in the room with the boy at the time. A police spokesman said as of Monday night the boy was expected to recover.


Posted on Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Tampa’s mayoral candidates go after Jane Castor, and each other - Tampa Bay Times
Tampa’s mayoral candidates go after Jane Castor, and each other  Tampa Bay Times

The former police chief and frontrunner in the Tampa mayoral race took the brunt of a spirited, bare-knuckled forum televised by Spectrum Bay News 9.


Posted on Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Tampa Police Conducting Death Investigation on Davis Islands - Bay News 9
Tampa Police Conducting Death Investigation on Davis Islands  Bay News 9

Tampa police conducted a death investigation Monday afternoon after a hazardous materials situation on Davis Islands.


Posted on Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Tampa Police Hold Memorial Ceremony for Fallen Officer - TB Reporter
Tampa Police Hold Memorial Ceremony for Fallen Officer  TB Reporter

Thirty years ago, Tampa Police Officer Porfirio Soto, Jr. was shot to death. Today's memorial ceremony is open to the public.


Posted on Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Tampa police investigating fatal crash near Courtney Campbell Causeway - WFLA
Tampa police investigating fatal crash near Courtney Campbell Causeway  WFLA

One person is dead after a crash near the Courtney Campbell Causeway.


Posted on Mon, 24 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Editor’s notebook: Tampa mayoral candidates need deeper understanding of issues - Tampa Bay Business Journal
Editor’s notebook: Tampa mayoral candidates need deeper understanding of issues  Tampa Bay Business Journal

Several candidates for Tampa mayor lacked a deeper knowledge of the sophisticated and complex issues they will need to govern.


Posted on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 10:00:00 GMT



Police looking for two crooks who duped elderly Tampa posing as TECO workers - ABC Action News
Police looking for two crooks who duped elderly Tampa posing as TECO workers  ABC Action News

Tampa Police Officers are looking for two people who tricked an elderly woman with a phony story.


Posted on Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Tampa Police officers launch PSA to warn of celebratory gunfire for New Years holiday - ABC Action News
Tampa Police officers launch PSA to warn of celebratory gunfire for New Years holiday  ABC Action News

The Tampa Police Department launched a PSA to stop celebratory gunfire as we enter the New Year holiday.


Posted on Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Tampa police seek to identify body found in Hillsborough River - WTSP.com
Tampa police seek to identify body found in Hillsborough River  WTSP.com

The man's body was found in the river near 40th Street by a boater.


Posted on Tue, 01 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Tampa police deliver bikes, bed to young brothers - WTSP.com
Tampa police deliver bikes, bed to young brothers  WTSP.com

Santa's helpers always are happy to jump in and help! Two Tampa brothers received some gifts delivered from the men and women in blue.


Posted on Sun, 23 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Tampa police officers rescue cat from engine of abandoned vehicle - WFLA
Tampa police officers rescue cat from engine of abandoned vehicle  WFLA

Tampa police officers rescued a malnourished and dehydrated cat from inside of a vehicle on Thursday.


Posted on Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Recognize him? Tampa police say burglar stole laptop with 'priceless' family photos - WTSP.com
Recognize him? Tampa police say burglar stole laptop with 'priceless' family photos  WTSP.com

A burglar caught on home surveillance video is accused of stealing more than $1000 in burglar, including a laptop that had a mother's pictures of her young ...


Posted on Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Hillsborough County Tampa police investigating death at gentlemen's club WFTS Digital Staff 6:52 AM, Jan - ABC Action News
Hillsborough County Tampa police investigating death at gentlemen's club WFTS Digital Staff 6:52 AM, Jan  ABC Action News

A death investigation is underway at Club Envy, a gentlemen's club in Tampa, according to Tampa Police.


Posted on Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



St. Petersburg police change tactics for MLK Day following last year's controversial strategy - Tampa Bay Times
St. Petersburg police change tactics for MLK Day following last year's controversial strategy  Tampa Bay Times

Chief Tony Holloway said his officers will be less visible this year during the parade's after-party, which stretches down Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street S.


Posted on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:06:00 GMT



Children’s parade kicks off Tampa’s Gasparilla celebration this weekend - Tampa Bay Times
Children’s parade kicks off Tampa’s Gasparilla celebration this weekend  Tampa Bay Times

TAMPA— Parents should still pack snacks, water, sunscreen and a bead bag for the Children's Gasparilla Parade on Saturday. But this year one thing you don't ...


Posted on Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:50:00 GMT



Lightning-Hurricanes: Rewinding Tampa Bay's win on Law Enforcement Appreciation Night - Tampa Bay Times
Lightning-Hurricanes: Rewinding Tampa Bay's win on Law Enforcement Appreciation Night  Tampa Bay Times

The Lightning's power play is special. Tampa Bay is perfect against the Metropolitan Division ... and wins ninth straight at home.


Posted on Fri, 11 Jan 2019 05:08:00 GMT



Tampa burglar stole laptop containing 'priceless' family photos, police say - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Tampa burglar stole laptop containing 'priceless' family photos, police say  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

A suspected burglar stole more than $1000 in personal property, including a laptop that had irreplaceable family photos, police said.


Posted on Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Tampa Police Investigate Night Club Death - TB Reporter
Tampa Police Investigate Night Club Death  TB Reporter

He was involved in a fight with another night club patron, Tampa police said.


Posted on Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



News at noon: St. Petersburg police change tactics for MLK Day following last year's controversial strategy; - Tampa Bay Times
News at noon: St. Petersburg police change tactics for MLK Day following last year's controversial strategy;  Tampa Bay Times

Here are the top five latest headlines and updates on tampabay.com.


Posted on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:53:00 GMT



Police searching for vehicle in fatal Plant City hit-and-run - Tampa Bay Times
Police searching for vehicle in fatal Plant City hit-and-run  Tampa Bay Times

Police say the driver of a silver or light green small SUV fatally struck a man in a hit-and-run Thursday night on Charlie Taylor Road.


Posted on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 10:52:00 GMT



Marine says impersonator burglarized Tampa hotel room - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Marine says impersonator burglarized Tampa hotel room  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

A Marine from Wesley Chapel is back on overseas duty after his brief trip home, but his visit had a very sour ending.


Posted on Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:34:00 GMT



Lakeland officers who fired at car, killing teen, might face discipline with other agencies - Tampa Bay Times
Lakeland officers who fired at car, killing teen, might face discipline with other agencies  Tampa Bay Times

Law enforcement agencies across the country and here in Tampa Bay prohibit officers from firing at cars in most cases.


Posted on Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Man who ambushed Clearwater officers: ‘I’m ready to die, everybody’s going to die. - Tampa Bay Times
Man who ambushed Clearwater officers: ‘I’m ready to die, everybody’s going to die.  Tampa Bay Times

Wayne Falana Jr. assaulted his girlfriend, then opened fire on the officers who investigated, authorities said. He was shot 16 times in the ensuing gun battle.


Posted on Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:07:00 GMT



Tampa cops seek suspect in string of commercial burglaries - Tampa Bay Times
Tampa cops seek suspect in string of commercial burglaries  Tampa Bay Times

Tampa police say one man is responsible for four burglaries that have happened in the last month in the Sulphur Springs and Seminole Heights areas. In each ...


Posted on Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Tampa police say burglar stole laptop with 'priceless' family photos - WTSP.com
Tampa police say burglar stole laptop with 'priceless' family photos  WTSP.com

Police say a burglar helped himself to several things inside a Tampa mom's home, including her laptop which had all of her young kids' photos saved on it.


Posted on Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Singer Chris Brown could face jail time in Tampa battery case - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Singer Chris Brown could face jail time in Tampa battery case  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Singer Chris Brown sometimes makes more headlines for legal troubles than his music.


Posted on Thu, 17 Jan 2019 22:55:00 GMT



The Daystarter: The 25 most expensive homes in Tampa Bay; PolitiFact evaluates President Trump’s - Tampa Bay Times
The Daystarter: The 25 most expensive homes in Tampa Bay; PolitiFact evaluates President Trump’s  Tampa Bay Times

Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what to know today. • Clear skies and it'll be warmer too, with temps reaching the 70s, according to the National ...


Posted on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 10:00:00 GMT



Son Of Former Tampa Mayor Seeks Fathers Old Office - Tampa, FL Patch
Son Of Former Tampa Mayor Seeks Fathers Old Office  Tampa, FL Patch

Dick Greco Jr. Files To Run For Tampa Mayor - Tampa, FL - Just three months before the March 5 election, a candidate with a familiar last name has filed to run ...


Posted on Sun, 13 Jan 2019 21:11:18 GMT



Police identify man killed by suspected carbon monoxide poisoning in Davis Islands townhome - Tampa Bay Times
Police identify man killed by suspected carbon monoxide poisoning in Davis Islands townhome  Tampa Bay Times

Thomas Martino, 55, and two family dogs were pronounced dead at the scene. His wife Pamela was taken to a local hospital in critical condition, police said.


Posted on Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Two found dead following shooting in Tampa neighborhood - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Two found dead following shooting in Tampa neighborhood  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

TAMPA Fla. (FOX 13) - Two people were found dead after a shooting was reported in Tampa, and the vehicle they were inside crashed into a home, police said.


Posted on Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Family of teen struck and killed by undercover deputy in Tampa looking for answers - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Family of teen struck and killed by undercover deputy in Tampa looking for answers  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that 15-year-old Josiah Pinner was the teen hit and killed Friday by an undercover deputy while crossing ...


Posted on Tue, 15 Jan 2019 23:09:00 GMT



'He was my world': Mother mourns Tampa teen struck by undercover sheriff's deputy - Tampa Bay Times
'He was my world': Mother mourns Tampa teen struck by undercover sheriff's deputy  Tampa Bay Times

Josiah Pinner, 15, was heading to his friend's house when he was killed trying to cross North Florida Avenue, his mother Joanne Rojas said.


Posted on Sat, 12 Jan 2019 21:43:00 GMT



Tampa homeowner says burglar stole son's piggy banks, her laptops with irreplaceable pictures - ABC Action News
Tampa homeowner says burglar stole son's piggy banks, her laptops with irreplaceable pictures  ABC Action News

Tampa Police Officers are searching for a man who broke into a home the day after Christmas, while the family was away.


Posted on Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Friends baffled that ‘very laid back’ Florida man died in alleged road rage shooting - Belleville News-Democrat
Friends baffled that ‘very laid back’ Florida man died in alleged road rage shooting  Belleville News-Democrat

Scott Bartolotti, from Tampa Bay, Fla., died in a road rage shooting in Land O' Lakes after he and a driver got into a crash, The Pasco County Sheriff's Office says.


Posted on Thu, 17 Jan 2019 20:06:00 GMT



Accused sex trafficker: 'Should probably shoot me' - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Accused sex trafficker: 'Should probably shoot me'  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (FOX 13) - A seventh person is now in custody after a human trafficking ring was busted in St. Petersburg. Police say the group held a ...


Posted on Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:09:00 GMT



1 dead after fiery crash on Waters Ave in Tampa - WFLA
1 dead after fiery crash on Waters Ave in Tampa  WFLA

One person is dead after a fiery crash on Waters Avenue in Tampa.


Posted on Sat, 05 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Tampa mayor’s race coming down to affordable housing, transportation - Tampa Bay Times
Tampa mayor’s race coming down to affordable housing, transportation  Tampa Bay Times

There are now nine candidates running for Tampa mayor, and the seven who came to this forum skipped the usual attacks to focus on cheaper housing and ...


Posted on Thu, 17 Jan 2019 02:55:00 GMT



The fallout from state review of 2-year-old Jordan Belliveau's death - Tampa Bay Times
The fallout from state review of 2-year-old Jordan Belliveau's death  Tampa Bay Times

State Sen. Lauren Book accuses the Florida Department of Children and Families of passing blame in the death of 2-year-old Jordan Belliveau. Pinellas Sheriff ...


Posted on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:48:00 GMT



Hillsborough County honors Malcolm Beard's life of public service - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Hillsborough County honors Malcolm Beard's life of public service  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

In Hillsborough County, Malcolm Beard is remembered as the sheriff who enacted change in the community.


Posted on Sat, 12 Jan 2019 23:17:00 GMT



Pasco County Member of a Pasco County biker gang gunned down outside his home WFTS Digital - ABC Action News
Pasco County Member of a Pasco County biker gang gunned down outside his home WFTS Digital  ABC Action News

The Pasco County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a man was found dead in the driveway of a Spring Hill home.


Posted on Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:39:00 GMT



Tampa mayoral candidates quizzed on raising the city's property tax - Tampa Bay Times
Tampa mayoral candidates quizzed on raising the city's property tax  Tampa Bay Times

Six mayoral candidates talked tax cuts and affordable housing along with other real estate and business issues at a two-hour forum Tuesday at Armature Works.


Posted on Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:13:00 GMT



Police seek details after Tampa rapper Nina Ross Da Boss killed in shooting - Creative Loafing Tampa
Police seek details after Tampa rapper Nina Ross Da Boss killed in shooting  Creative Loafing Tampa

Two people, including 31-year-old Tampa rapper Nina Ross Da Boss, are dead after a shooting on North Tangerine Place near East Yukon Street. Tampa ...


Posted on Thu, 10 Jan 2019 20:56:25 GMT



An Outlaws motorcycle club leader's assassination adds to Tampa Bay's bloody biker gang history - Tampa Bay Times
An Outlaws motorcycle club leader's assassination adds to Tampa Bay's bloody biker gang history  Tampa Bay Times

Court documents that were recently made public revealed shocking facts about the 2017 assassination of Pasco Outlaws motorcycle club leader Paul Anderson, ...


Posted on Thu, 10 Jan 2019 16:48:00 GMT



Eight Candidates To Vie For Tampa Mayor - WJCT NEWS
Eight Candidates To Vie For Tampa Mayor  WJCT NEWS

There's going to be a crowded ballot to become the next mayor of Tampa. Eight people qualified to run by the Friday afternoon deadline. The candidates.


Posted on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 20:12:28 GMT



Family of slain Tampa man seeks more answers ahead of candlelight vigil - Creative Loafing Tampa
Family of slain Tampa man seeks more answers ahead of candlelight vigil  Creative Loafing Tampa

The family of a Tampa man killed last week is preparing for a January 12 candlelight vigil, but it's also looking for more answers about the death of someone who ...


Posted on Fri, 11 Jan 2019 22:47:53 GMT



Witnesses lead Dade City police to driver in fatal hit-and-run crash - Tampa Bay Times
Witnesses lead Dade City police to driver in fatal hit-and-run crash  Tampa Bay Times

Renato Temich Quino, 32, was driving south on U.S. 301 when he struck 27-year-old Johnson Frye, Jr. and then fled, police say.


Posted on Sat, 12 Jan 2019 15:48:00 GMT



Body of missing boater found in Hillsborough lake - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Body of missing boater found in Hillsborough lake  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

The body of a missing Tampa boater was found Wednesday morning, two days after he was last heard from.


Posted on Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



A Florida deputy’s last radio call was to tell colleagues he’d killed his family, officials say - The Washington Post
A Florida deputy’s last radio call was to tell colleagues he’d killed his family, officials say  The Washington Post

A Florida sheriff's deputy killed three of his family members, including his granddaughter, before taking his own life Wednesday, Hillsborough County police said.


Posted on Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Foster care failures uncovered in death of 2-year-old Jordan Belliveau - Tampa Bay Times
Foster care failures uncovered in death of 2-year-old Jordan Belliveau  Tampa Bay Times

The Florida Department of Children and Families orders review of Pinellas foster care after the death of Jordan Belliveau; Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says those ...


Posted on Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:11:00 GMT



DeSantis plan: Move wildlife cops to agency not known for enforcing rules - Tampa Bay Times
DeSantis plan: Move wildlife cops to agency not known for enforcing rules  Tampa Bay Times

The sweeping list of environmental programs and promises that new Gov. Ron DeSantis unveiled last week included a lot of the usual targets: Clean up water ...


Posted on Tue, 15 Jan 2019 23:07:00 GMT



YouTube puts brakes on dangerous 'challenges' - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
YouTube puts brakes on dangerous 'challenges'  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. (FOX 13) - Viral internet challenges that encourage participants to record themselves doing crazy and outrageous actions are becoming more and ...


Posted on Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:56:00 GMT



Housing homeless cheaper than the alternative, Cape leaders told - Press of Atlantic City
Housing homeless cheaper than the alternative, Cape leaders told  Press of Atlantic City

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Communities can end homelessness, Daniel McDonald told about 100 people gathered Wednesday night at the Rio Grande fire hall.


Posted on Thu, 17 Jan 2019 21:00:00 GMT



Two Dead in Fiery I-275 Crash - TB Reporter
Two Dead in Fiery I-275 Crash  TB Reporter

Speed appears to have been a factor in the single-car crash on the I-275 exit ramp to the Courtney Campbell Causeway, according to Tampa police.


Posted on Mon, 24 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Florida lawmakers mandated armed guards in schools after Parkland. One just killed three people. - Tampa Bay Times
Florida lawmakers mandated armed guards in schools after Parkland. One just killed three people.  Tampa Bay Times

On paper, Terry Strawn was the kind of person Hillsborough County officials had in mind when they needed more armed security in schools. There were 176 ...


Posted on Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Florida deputy sent a toy bomb to lieutenant as a ‘joke.’ It forced an evacuation, cops say - Sun Herald
Florida deputy sent a toy bomb to lieutenant as a ‘joke.’ It forced an evacuation, cops say  Sun Herald

A Pinellas County Sheriff's deputy resigned after he admitted to mailing a toy bomb to a lieutenant as a joke. The toy bomb caused an evacuation of the Sheriff's ...


Posted on Wed, 09 Jan 2019 12:49:00 GMT



Carlton: Just when the race to replace Bob Buckhorn is getting interesting, a Greco jumps in - Tampa Bay Times
Carlton: Just when the race to replace Bob Buckhorn is getting interesting, a Greco jumps in  Tampa Bay Times

The police chief, the politicians, that rich guy, the transportation wonk and the long shots: Just as the Tampa mayor's race heats up, a Greco takes the plunge.


Posted on Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:00:00 GMT



Tampa city leader calls for change on ‘dangerous road’ after teen killed on bike - WTSP.com
Tampa city leader calls for change on ‘dangerous road’ after teen killed on bike  WTSP.com

TAMPA, Fla. – A Tampa city council member says he is working to get more traffic improvements along Fowler Avenue near the University of South Florida after ...


Posted on Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



No drinking along Children's Gasparilla Parade route, police chief warns - WFLA
No drinking along Children's Gasparilla Parade route, police chief warns  WFLA

Local law enforcement agencies will be on top of security as Gasparilla events kick off in Tampa but warn that alcohol could cause problems for some.


Posted on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 11:50:00 GMT



The Daystarter: Adam C. Smith breaks down Ron DeSantis' fast start; Clearwater officers cleared after - Tampa Bay Times
The Daystarter: Adam C. Smith breaks down Ron DeSantis' fast start; Clearwater officers cleared after  Tampa Bay Times

Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what to know today. • The bay area can expect another chilly start to the day, according to the National Weather ...


Posted on Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:00:00 GMT



Man jumps off cruise ship; banned from Royal Caribbean - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Man jumps off cruise ship; banned from Royal Caribbean  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

NASSAU, Bahamas (FOX 13) - A Washington man says he "did not think this through" before he jumped off the side of a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in ...


Posted on Thu, 17 Jan 2019 03:13:00 GMT



As shutdown drags on, Tampa International hosts food bank for its own ‘working poor’ - Tampa Bay Times
As shutdown drags on, Tampa International hosts food bank for its own ‘working poor’  Tampa Bay Times

TAMPA — The working poor make up about 95 percent of the people helped by Feeding Tampa Bay. “They work hard,” said the nonprofit's spokeswoman Jayci ...


Posted on Mon, 14 Jan 2019 21:20:00 GMT



Hillsborough deputy's murder-suicide is rare but fits pattern - Tampa Bay Times
Hillsborough deputy's murder-suicide is rare but fits pattern  Tampa Bay Times

Study says a majority of officers who kill loved ones before themselves were in good standing with their departments at the time.


Posted on Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Lehigh Acres residents charged in Tampa-area human trafficking investigation - Fox 4
Lehigh Acres residents charged in Tampa-area human trafficking investigation  Fox 4

Investigators say four Tampa Bay-area men who moved to Lehigh Acres last year were arrested in an eight-month long, statewide human trafficking investigation ...


Posted on Tue, 15 Jan 2019 12:51:00 GMT



Watch: Video shows Pinellas deputy striking inmate in wheelchair, Sheriff's Office says - Tampa Bay Times
Watch: Video shows Pinellas deputy striking inmate in wheelchair, Sheriff's Office says  Tampa Bay Times

The incident occurred Sept. 24 when Aaron Hull was counseling a group of inmates. One of them, Taylor Schuessler, started to act out, the Sheriff's Office said.


Posted on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:05:00 GMT



Motorcyclist loses both legs after Pinellas Park hit-and-run, police say - ABC Action News
Motorcyclist loses both legs after Pinellas Park hit-and-run, police say  ABC Action News

A motorcyclist is in serious condition after losing both of his legs from a hit-and-run, Pinellas Park Police say.


Posted on Thu, 17 Jan 2019 17:23:00 GMT



Editorial: Another child dead, another state failure - Tampa Bay Times
Editorial: Another child dead, another state failure  Tampa Bay Times

Jordan Belliveau was his name, a human being in his own right. But the 2-year-old's death under state supervision puts is another new face on the same old ...


Posted on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:09:00 GMT



Video shows man who broke into Tampa home - WTSP.com
Video shows man who broke into Tampa home  WTSP.com

TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa police are looking for a man who was seen on video breaking into a home the day after Christmas. The suspect went to a home in the ...


Posted on Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Brooksville man found shot, refuses police inquiries - Tampa Bay Times
Brooksville man found shot, refuses police inquiries  Tampa Bay Times

Hernando sheriff's officials say the victim and witnesses were uncooperative in shooting investigation.


Posted on Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



St. Petersburg Police arrest 7 people accused of sexually exploiting teen boys - ABC Action News
St. Petersburg Police arrest 7 people accused of sexually exploiting teen boys  ABC Action News

Seven people were arrested in an eight-month long, statewide human trafficking investigation involving sexually-exploited teenage victims.


Posted on Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:49:00 GMT



The ‘black sheep’: Friends recall a troubled past for Tarpon Springs murder suspect - Tampa Bay Times
The ‘black sheep’: Friends recall a troubled past for Tarpon Springs murder suspect  Tampa Bay Times

Those who knew Shelby Svensen from his Ohio days remember him as an “oddball” and a “loner” who sponged off others and could turn violent. Authorities say ...


Posted on Sat, 12 Jan 2019 16:50:00 GMT



Man arrested for exposing himself twice in Pinellas - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Man arrested for exposing himself twice in Pinellas  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

A man is facing charges for exposing and touching himself in public for the second time in one week.


Posted on Sun, 13 Jan 2019 14:32:00 GMT



Trooper helps save motorcyclist after he's severely injured in hit-and-run, suspect apologizes - WFLA
Trooper helps save motorcyclist after he's severely injured in hit-and-run, suspect apologizes  WFLA

A hit-and-run driver that left a crash scene but later returned, was in court Thursday.


Posted on Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:46:00 GMT



Tampa columbinus theater review - Creative Loafing Tampa
Tampa columbinus theater review  Creative Loafing Tampa

'columbinus' is a little like 'The Breakfast Club' — except with guns.


Posted on Wed, 16 Jan 2019 22:07:42 GMT



KFC employee hits Florida man in the face with a box of chicken, police say - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
KFC employee hits Florida man in the face with a box of chicken, police say  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

A Florida man is accusing a KFC worker of hitting him in the face with a box of chicken, deputies said.


Posted on Thu, 17 Jan 2019 15:50:00 GMT



Do you know this SUV? It may have been involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash - WTSP.com
Do you know this SUV? It may have been involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash  WTSP.com

LAKELAND, Fla. — Police have found an SUV officers say may have been the one that hit and killed a pedestrian Thursday in Plant City. According to police, a ...


Posted on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:13:00 GMT



Police searching for Largo bank robber who may have robbed another bank Friday - ABC Action News
Police searching for Largo bank robber who may have robbed another bank Friday  ABC Action News

Largo Police want to identify a bank robbery suspect who they say may have also robbed a bank in Clearwater Friday.


Posted on Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:25:00 GMT



Florida pardons Groveland Four: ‘This was a miscarriage of justice’ - Tampa Bay Times
Florida pardons Groveland Four: ‘This was a miscarriage of justice’  Tampa Bay Times

“I believe in the principles of the Constitution. I believe in getting a fair shake,” Gov. Ron DeSantis said. “I don't think there any way that you can look at this case ...


Posted on Fri, 11 Jan 2019 16:28:00 GMT



Photos: The top-selling Florida specialty license plates - The Ledger
Photos: The top-selling Florida specialty license plates  The Ledger

These are the top-selling specialty license plates in the state of Florida from 2017 data published by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor ...


Posted on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 05:01:00 GMT



Carlton: Ban butts from our beaches? Sorry, smokers did it to themselves - Tampa Bay Times
Carlton: Ban butts from our beaches? Sorry, smokers did it to themselves  Tampa Bay Times

Pity the poor smoker, welcome fewer public places than dogs these days. Now lawmakers consider banning their noxious butts from our beaches. Sorry ...


Posted on Thu, 17 Jan 2019 16:43:00 GMT



Soon police may ask for registration, insurance card — and your phone - Sun Sentinel
Soon police may ask for registration, insurance card — and your phone  Sun Sentinel

Drivers might soon have the option of presenting an electronic version of their driver's license for uses that now require the physical license — such as police ...


Posted on Tue, 15 Jan 2019 12:00:00 GMT



Police: Deputy Charged After Mailing Toy Bomb To Colleague As A Joke - CBS Pittsburgh
Police: Deputy Charged After Mailing Toy Bomb To Colleague As A Joke  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. LARGO, Fla. (CBS Local) — A Florida sheriff's deputy said he sent a toy bomb to a colleague as a joke, but nobody is ...


Posted on Thu, 10 Jan 2019 20:05:00 GMT



Tampa Police to use ShotSpotter devices in high-crime areas - ABC Action News
Tampa Police to use ShotSpotter devices in high-crime areas  ABC Action News

The Tampa Police Department will test software next year that detects gunshots using audio sensors.


Posted on Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Tampa police pay tribute to veterans with powerful music video - ABC Action News - Tampa Bay
Tampa police pay tribute to veterans with powerful music video  ABC Action News - Tampa Bay

The Tampa Police Department released a tribute to veterans on Veteran's Day with officers singing "God Bless the USA."


Posted on Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Charges dropped against former TPD officer Adam York - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Charges dropped against former TPD officer Adam York  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

The former Tampa police officer, accused of sexual battery against a woman he pulled over, has been vindicated.


Posted on Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



 

 
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