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Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014

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Interstate 275 widening project in Tampa hits milestone

Interstate 275 widening project in Tampa hits milestone

TAMPA — For frazzled commuters, the fall 2016 completion date for the widening of Interstate 275 between downtown Tampa and West Shore Boulevard seems like a date too far.
Updated: 20 mins ago

St. Pete police seek software sleuthing tool

ST. PETERSBURG — The police department is seeking $141,400 to start a new unit that will focus on using computer software to detect crime hot spots and patterns.
Updated: 33 mins ago

St. Pete police chief picks blue uniforms for officers

ST. PETERSBURG — Police officers are expected to start wearing darker uniforms in November, but they won’t be the black ones Police Chief Anthony Holloway previously said he wanted.
Updated: 33 mins ago
Deputies: Man in Ninja mask breaks into Pinellas home, attempts rape

Deputies: Man in Ninja mask breaks into Pinellas home, attempts rape

A Dunedin man was arrested Monday after investigators said he broke into a Palm Harbor woman’s home wearing a Ninja mask and tried to sexually batter her.
Updated: 39 mins ago
More rain Tuesday, but drier days on horizon

More rain Tuesday, but drier days on horizon

Expect more rain Tuesday, but drier days are likely later this week.
Updated: 7 hours ago

Dozens of possible jurors rejected in Arias case

PHOENIX — Roughly a third of 300 potential jurors were dismissed Monday in the penalty retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias after telling a judge they had seen too much media coverage of her first trial to be impartial or had already made ...
Updated: 7 hours ago

Ex-FBI agent pleads guilty in Afghan scheme

SALT LAKE CITY — A former FBI agent pleaded guilty Monday to charges that he derailed an investigation into military contract fraud by making a suspect appear to be a key counterintelligence source.
Updated: 7 hours ago

Dallas hospital monitoring patient for Ebola

DALLAS — A patient in a Dallas hospital is showing signs of the Ebola virus and is being kept in strict isolation with test results pending, hospital officials said Monday.
Updated: 7 hours ago

Autopsy shows Chiefs LB Belcher had CTE damage

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An autopsy performed one year after Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher fatally shot his 22-year-old girlfriend and killed himself found signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative brain disease found...
Updated: 7 hours ago

Lightning hope to benefit from trio of ex-Rangers

TAMPA — As Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper walked down the hallway toward the locker room following Friday’s 6-3 preseason victory against Dallas, he all but did a double take to make sure he was not accidentally in the World&...
Updated: 7 hours ago