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Report: Valrico cook loses job over shirtless photos

Report: Valrico cook loses job over shirtless photos

A Valrico chef showed a little too much beefcake in the kitchen at work and is out of a job, USA Today reports....
Updated: 4 hours ago
Five arrested in St. Petersburg SWAT raid on nuisance house

Five arrested in St. Petersburg SWAT raid on nuisance house

The St. Petersburg Police Department said on Tuesday morning it closed down a “nuisance house” that had been the subject of numerous complaints about drugs and prostitution.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Tampa Bay area veterans hospitals train on handling Ebola cases

Tampa Bay area veterans hospitals train on handling Ebola cases

By the end of this week, the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital in Tampa, the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center in St. Petersburg and the five other Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers in the region will have run training exercises o...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Plant City teen charged with 93 counts of child porn

Plant City teen charged with 93 counts of child porn

A 16-year-old Plant City teenager is facing more than 100 charges of possessing and producing child pornography and molestation, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said today.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Custom bike taken in Tampa home burglary

Custom bike taken in Tampa home burglary

A custom racing bicycle was taken during a burglary this week, Hillsborough County sheriff’s deputies said.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Bucs' Da'Quan Bowers suspended by NFL

Bucs' Da'Quan Bowers suspended by NFL

Bowers was suspended without pay for the team's next two games for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Armed robbery puts schools on lockdown in Seminole Heights

Hillsborough High School and Memorial Middle School were briefly placed on a precautionary lockdown this morning as police investigated an armed robbery at the nearby Family Dollar store at 5100 N. Florida Avenue, Tampa police said.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Pinellas wrestling coach accused of assaulting students

Pinellas wrestling coach accused of assaulting students

A wrestling coach assaulted two students after he made take their clothes off, and there may be other victims, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 5 hours ago
CNN’s Tapper seeking direct answers in Crist, Scott debate

CNN’s Tapper seeking direct answers in Crist, Scott debate

TAMPA ­­— CNN’s Jake Tapper, moderator of tonight’s third and final debate between Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist, says he hopes to “knock them off their talking points” and insist — ...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Jimmy Johnson, Bud Light surprise fan with electric football at Tampa Bar

Jimmy Johnson, Bud Light surprise fan with electric football at Tampa Bar Video

Millions of NFL fans across the U.S. got a peek inside a downtown Tampa sports bar during last week’s Jets-Patriots game.
Updated: 6 hours ago