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MacDill getting new commander as DeThomas retires

MacDill getting new commander as DeThomas retires

Col. Scott V. DeThomas, leader of the base’s host unit, the 6th Air Mobility Wing, is retiring after 32 years of military service and will be replaced by Col. Daniel H. Tulley.
Updated: 21 hours ago
Warning issued in Sarasota over ‘flesh-eating’ bacteria

Warning issued in Sarasota over ‘flesh-eating’ bacteria

Officials in Sarasota County have issued a health advisory after a fatal case this month involving Vibrio vulnificus, a “flesh-eating” bacterium that thrives in warm seawater.
Updated: 22 hours ago
5 Seconds of Summer tour coming to Tampa

5 Seconds of Summer tour coming to Tampa

There were two giant announcements in the world of Australian pop band 5 Seconds of Summer today.
Updated: 23 hours ago
Capitol Theatre screening ‘70s film classics on Saturdays

Capitol Theatre screening ‘70s film classics on Saturdays

The history of movies at the Capitol Theatre stretches back to the silent film era, but its new film series is drawing from another classic Hollywood era, the 1970s. ...
Published: 07/30/14

Bucs officially release Nicks, add CB Edwards

TAMPA — It was almost a week ago that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers parted ways with projected starting left guard Carl Nicks.
Published: 07/30/14

Insurers: 2015 exchange rates likely to spike

State insurance officials are preparing to release figures next week on how much health plans will cost under the Affordable Care Act for 2015, and rate increases seem inevitable as insurers say their new consumers are older and sicker than anticipat...
Published: 07/30/14
Tampa man arrested in credit union robbery

Tampa man arrested in credit union robbery

A Tampa man has been charged in last week’s robbery at a Town ’N Country credit union, and a search warrant at his home led to the arrest of four others on drug charges.
Published: 07/30/14
Suspect sought in rash of St. Pete car burglaries

Suspect sought in rash of St. Pete car burglaries

St. Petersburg police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a youth seen on home surveillance video during a car burglary.
Published: 07/30/14

Moms: Polk inmates hospitalized after traveling in hot van

State officials are investigating after four inmates were left with little ventilation inside a prison van with no air conditioning during a 200-mile trip from Avon Park to a prison hospital and reception facility in Lake Butler.
Published: 07/30/14
Live updates: Richard McTear Jr. trial

Live updates: Richard McTear Jr. trial

Testimony continues in the trial Richard McTear Jr., charged with killing the 4-month-old son of his girlfriend, Jasmine Bedwell, in a jealous rage by throwing him out of a car window and onto Interstate 275. Stay with TBO.com for live Twitter update...
Published: 07/23/14
Updated: 07/30/14