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Wednesday, Apr 01, 2015

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17-year-old Plant High student missing, may be in danger

17-year-old Plant High student missing, may be in danger

TAMPA — The search continued Tuesday for a Plant High School student who disappeared early Sunday without his medication, the teen’s father says.
Updated: 17 hours ago

State trooper helps get man off edge of Skyway Bridge

A Florida Highway Patrol trooper helped keep a distraught motorist from jumping off the Sunshine Skyway Bridge this morning, the agency said.
Updated: 18 hours ago

Lock your car doors; it’s spring break, St. Pete police say

ST. PETERSBURG — Police are reminding residents to lock their cars and hide valuables as vehicle thefts and burglaries are on the rise in the city.
Updated: 19 hours ago

Charter Communications buying Bright House Networks

TAMPA — First Verizon FiOS, now Bright House Networks.
Updated: 19 hours ago

Animal in road causes 4-vehicle crash on S.R. 54, troopers say

Four people were injured in a three-vehicle crash that happened Tuesday morning when a woman stopped in the center lane of State Road 54 for a small animal in the road, troopers said.
Updated: 19 hours ago
Court assembled for NCAA Women’s Final Four in Tampa

Court assembled for NCAA Women’s Final Four in Tampa

Workers at Tampa’s Amalie Arena on Tuesday finished assembling the basketball court that will be used for next week’s NCAA Woman’s Final Four.
Updated: 20 hours ago
Gulfport police seek person of interest in fatal shooting

Gulfport police seek person of interest in fatal shooting

Gulfport police have identified a person of interest in a fatal shooting that happened early Sunday.
Updated: 21 hours ago
Police: Hit-and-run driver shot by man who pursued him

Police: Hit-and-run driver shot by man who pursued him

A Tampa man was shot in the leg after fleeing the scene of a crash and trying to run over a person who confronted him early Tuesday, police said.
Updated: 21 hours ago

Irish 31 plans to expand to WestShore Plaza

TAMPA — Growing restaurant group Irish 31 has signed a deal to move into a large new space at WestShore Plaza mall.
Updated: 21 hours ago
Florida poll: Bush, Rubio gain on Clinton amid email flap

Florida poll: Bush, Rubio gain on Clinton amid email flap

With voters pointing to concerns about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's honesty, former Gov. Jeb Bush and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio have gained ground on the Democrat in the presidential race in Florida, according to a poll released Tuesday....
Updated: 22 hours ago