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Thursday, Oct 30, 2014

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Video: Sarasota theft of rare coins worth more than $50,000

Video: Sarasota theft of rare coins worth more than $50,000 Video

Sarasota police have released surveillance video from Friday and Saturday showing four suspects believed to be involved in the theft of rare coins.
Updated: 3 hours ago

Police: Man shot in arm outside Tampa bar

A man said he was shot in the arm as he exited a Tampa bar early Thursday but did not see who fired the gun, police said.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Lightning finds spark with creative line combo

Lightning finds spark with creative line combo

The trio of Tyler Johnson, Ondrej Palat and Nikita Kucherov was the best line on the ice for Tampa Bay during Tuesday’s 7-3 victory against Arizona, as Kucherov recorded his first career hat trick and Johnson set a career high with four assists, putting him into a tie for the league lead with 11 heading into tonight's game against Philadelphia.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Warm today in Tampa area, but get those sweaters ready

Warm today in Tampa area, but get those sweaters ready

The Tampa Bay area will be warm and cloudy today in advance of a cold front forecast to bring a cool-down by the weekend.
Updated: 3 hours ago

State grants $750,000 for cybersecurity training

Sometimes, there is a silver lining to a perfect storm, and that’s what the creators of a new cybersecurity training program for veterans hope to capture.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Prison officials lose two years of emails in botched repair

Prison officials lose two years of emails in botched repair

Every email sent or received from the embattled Florida Department of Corrections for nearly two years was destroyed in 2012 — a massive loss of the records that help document the agency’s actions.
Updated: 4 hours ago

Former Lakeland police officer not guilty of sexual battery

A jury on Wednesday found that a former Lakeland police officer was not guilty of sexual battery but guilty of stalking.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Cubs, Maddon reportedly working on deal

Cubs, Maddon reportedly working on deal

For the second time in less than a week, Joe Maddon became a topic that rivaled the World Series for national attention.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Tampa police, deputies monitoring sex offenders before Halloween

Tampa police, deputies monitoring sex offenders before Halloween

TAMPA — On Thursday afternoon, Tampa police detective John Guzina walked up the steps to the little house on Virginia Street and knocked on the door.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Protesters skewer Duke Energy over rates, billing, politics, policies

Protesters skewer Duke Energy over rates, billing, politics, policies

ST. PETERSBURG — Dozens of people gathered in downtown Williams Park for a “pitchfork” protest Wednesday aimed at utility giant Duke Energy, whose headquarters is across the street.
Updated: 11 hours ago