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TAMPA — Last month’s death of a 4-year-old child in Ruskin has fire officials talking again about the importance of having functional smoke detectors in the home.
Deputies fatally Lew G. Tyree II after he stabbed a cat and threatened them with a butcher knife in Brandon. No deputies were injured.
TAMPA — It took an hour-and-a-half for law enforcement officers from three agencies to scour the inside of Dillard’s department store at Westfield Brandon mall on Monday afternoon and capture three suspec...
TAMPA — Another dry season is upon the Tampa area, and once again water managers will have to make do without the C.W. Bill Young Regional Reservoir.
TAMPA — Maybe it was the cold and rain or maybe it’s just difficult to locate and talk to an underground population that keeps itself safe by becoming invisible.
A school resource officer shot a pitbull mix that attacked a student and a woman who was trying to protect him near Robinson High School.
Attendance at the Florida State Fair records another down year that officials blame on the cold weather, even after rampaging youths on Student Day made headlines.
Over nine days, 19 people died in 14 crashes in the Tampa Bay area, leading to reminders about defensive driving and being a bit more courteous to the other motorists.
A conversation between dispatchers watching surveillance video of a wrong-way SUV on I-275 provides a glimpse into what happened the night five people died in a head-on crash.
Troopers are still trying to determine what entrance onto I-275 a driver took to end up going the wrong way and crashing into a car, killing four USF students and himself.
A serial killer who died in prison last year has officially been identified as the suspect in the 1989 disappearance of University of Florida student Tiffany Sessions.
TAMPA — At first, Hilary Sessions counted the years one by one, then by fives. Now, three days shy of the 25th anniversary of the disappearance from Gainesville of her 20-year-old daughter, Tiffany, in what became...
TAMPA — Just when you thought it was safe to walk through the woods without fear of being pelted by poop winged by a treed monkey, sightings of a rhesus macaque in the Apollo Beach area have popped up over the pas...
The mother of Lisa Freidberg experiences her daughter’s horrific death and those of her grandchild over and over as the case against Edward Covington moves slowly through the justice system.
TAMPA — A Tampa man has filed suit, saying a car rammed into him from behind because the driver was distracted by an electronic device.
TAMPA — Jailers from across the nation are in town this weekend to hear about new and better ways to care for and house the hundreds of thousands of people incarcerated in the United States.
Tampa police conducted an internal affairs investigation after an officer is shown taking a woman, who appeared to be “hog-tied,” out of his squad car and dragging her into jail.
Jim Glover, folk singer from the 1960s whose character in “Inside Llewyn Davis” is played by Justin Timberlake, lives in Brandon and still plays folk music around the area.
TAMPA — The Tampa police department is changing the way drunk driving cases are handled after a review sparked by the arrest laast year of a prominent attorney who prosecutors said was “set up” by a ...
Thousands of people turned out for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. parade in Tampa to watch the floats, bands and hopefully grab some beads.
TAMPA — The family of a Brandon woman slain in California is relieved that the suspect — her estranged husband — is in custody after seven weeks on the run, but expressed concern that a homicide susp...
TAMPA — A lot has changed this past year on the homeless landscape, including a revamping — and renaming — of the umbrella organization that collects and distributes funding to reduce the number of p...
TAMPA — Three manatees that have spent time rehabilitating at the Lowry Park Zoo have gained a combined 1,400 pounds since their rescues and were released fat and happy i...
With the terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon looming as a backdrop, Tampa police have taken measures to make sure nothing like that happens here during the Gasparilla festivities.
A confrontation between a suspected thief and a Tampa police captain ended with both in the hospital and the suspect facing multiple charges.
TAMPA — Kylie Martin likes to ride her bicycle along the Upper Tampa Bay Trail, but on Sunday morning she decided to bike over the recently opened Courtney Campbell Causeway pedestrian walkway.
TAMPA — Tampa police fired another one of their own this week, bringing to six the number of law enforcement officers terminated since May.