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Masked pair rob Bradenton Wendy’s at gunpoint

Two masked men burst into a Wendy’s restaurant in Bradenton, forced employees at gunpoint to open a safe and fled with cash, investigators said.
Published: 05/27/15

Police confirm body found off Miami coast is missing woman

MIAMI — Police have confirmed the remains of a woman found in Biscayne Bay off Miami are that of a former missing 26-year-old woman.
Published: 05/27/15
Tampa area gets chance to dry out after stormy night

Tampa area gets chance to dry out after stormy night

The Tampa area should get a chance to dry out today after a night of severe weather dropped several inches of rain and flooded some parts of the region.
Published: 05/27/15
Lundqvist saves Rangers’ season, forces Game 7 vs. Bolts

Lundqvist saves Rangers’ season, forces Game 7 vs. Bolts

TAMPA — He entered Tuesday night’s Game 6 with a reputation as the best pressure goaltender of his generation.
Published: 05/27/15
Grandmother describes carjacking at Plant City gas station

Grandmother describes carjacking at Plant City gas station

HUDSON — Susan Davidson felt helpless.
Published: 05/26/15
Updated: 05/27/15
Hillsborough may ease marijuana law for juveniles

Hillsborough may ease marijuana law for juveniles

Hillsborough County is moving tentatively toward making possession of small amounts of marijuana a civil instead of criminal offense for minors.
Published: 05/26/15
Updated: 05/27/15
Pasco 911 call taker helps son use CPR to save dad’s life

Pasco 911 call taker helps son use CPR to save dad’s life

DADE CITY — A Dade City man who had a seizure before he stopped breathing early Saturday is alive today, thanks to the efforts of a Pasco County 911 call taker and the man’s 29-year-old son, who performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation, ...
Published: 05/26/15
Updated: 05/27/15
Stolen flags, found in trash, now back with owner

Stolen flags, found in trash, now back with owner

Jim Vanderbleek met with firefighters at the Port Tampa fire station to positively ID the flags, mounted on large poles, as those stolen from his elaborate Memorial Day display outside a St. Pete church.
Published: 05/26/15
Updated: 05/27/15
Elia appointed New York state’s education commissioner

Elia appointed New York state’s education commissioner

TAMPA — Four months after she was fired by a split Hillsborough County School Board, Superintendent MaryEllen Elia won a new job Tuesday that will return her to her home state as New York’s education commissioner....
Published: 05/26/15
Updated: 05/27/15
Rays rally, but Seager ends it for Mariners in 10th

Rays rally, but Seager ends it for Mariners in 10th

Kyle Seager hit a grand slam off Jake McGee in the eighth to put the Mariners ahead by three runs and a solo shot off Brad Boxberger in the 10th as the Mariners rallied then withstood a Rays rally for a 7-6 win.
Published: 05/26/15
Updated: 05/27/15