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Monday, Sep 15, 2014

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Obama’s Tampa visit to impact parking, traffic

President Barack Obama’s stop in Tampa is expected to affect traffic and parking in parts of Tampa Tuesday and Wednesday.
Updated: 11 mins ago
Matos charged with first-degree murder in Hudson slayings

Matos charged with first-degree murder in Hudson slayings

NEW PORT RICHEY — Adam Matos was charged Monday with four counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his former girlfriend, Megan Brown, her parents and her new boyfriend, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said Monday....
Updated: 1 hour ago

Bucs Hot Reads: Thursday game a chance for ‘fun’

TAMPA — As the winless Buccaneers prepare to hit the road for the first time during the Lovie Smith era, center Evan Dietrich-Smith has a message for Tampa Bay’s young players:
Updated: 2 hours ago

Bucs notes: Offensive line starting to click

TAMPA — The rewards have yet to come, but Anthony Collins sees a solid unit bonding together along Tampa Bay’s offensive line.
Updated: 2 hours ago

McCoy, other injured Bucs have little time to heal

TAMPA — Gerald McCoy stepped into the Buccaneers locker room for only a brief moment Monday, just long enough for someone to ask him how his broken and very swollen — yet unwrapped — left hand felt.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Authorities: Probe into death of FGCU student from Pasco may take weeks

Authorities: Probe into death of FGCU student from Pasco may take weeks

LAND O’ LAKES — It could be several weeks before authorities know what killed 19-year-old Austin Vonckx, who died early Sunday after falling ill in his dorm room at Florida Gulf Coast University.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Capitol Theatre double features include Big Lebowski, Tim Burton

Capitol Theatre double features include Big Lebowski, Tim Burton

The Capitol Theatre is trading ‘70s classics for cult films from the ‘80s and ‘90s and selections from some of the most beloved directors in Hollywood history for its next two film series....
Updated: 2 hours ago
Small plane crashes at St. Pete’s Vinoy Park

Small plane crashes at St. Pete’s Vinoy Park Video

ST. PETERSBURG - Charlotte Hernandez was three miles into her morning run along Vinoy Park when a low-flying plane caught her attention.Then she saw it hit a tree and it disappeared from her sight.“I was just thinking, ‘Oh Lord, oh Lord...
Updated: 3 hours ago

Tampa business owner sentenced for fraudulent tax returns

A Riverview man has been sentenced to 10 months in federal prison for preparing fraudulent tax returns.
Updated: 3 hours ago

St. Pete NAACP branch ordered to cease operations

ST. PETERSBURG — Local NAACP President Manuel Sykes is preparing to fight state leaders after they ordered the St. Petersburg branch to cease operations citing concerns about how the group is run.
Updated: 4 hours ago