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Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014

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Crash causes fuel spill on I-4 in Tampa

Crash causes fuel spill on I-4 in Tampa

A Tampa man suffered minor injuries this morning in a crash after he struck the side of a box truck, causing a fuel spill that tied up traffic on Interstate 4.
Updated: 17 mins ago

Clearwater to announce new police chief today

The Clearwater Police Department will announce who will succeed Anthony Holloway as police chief at a news conference this morning.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Second suspect arrested in Sarasota teen’s shooting death

Second suspect arrested in Sarasota teen’s shooting death

The second suspect has been arrested in the shooting death of a Sarasota high school student outside a Manatee County movie theater, authorities said.
Updated: 1 hour ago
For Derrick Brooks, philanthropy as important as football

For Derrick Brooks, philanthropy as important as football

TAMPA — Natasha Spencer met him when she was 12. She dreamed of being a doctor, but didn't know how she'd get there, or even escape her crime-ridden Tampa neighborhood.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Third chikungunya case in Pinellas involved Rays’ Peralta

Third chikungunya case in Pinellas involved Rays’ Peralta

State health officials said Monday they received confirmation of a third case of mosquito-borne chikungunya virus in Pinellas County. Rays pitcher Joel Peralta said he likely acquired the virus was visiting the Domincan Republic over the All-Star break.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Israel targets symbols of Hamas control in Gaza

Israel targets symbols of Hamas control in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats targeted symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City early Tuesday in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin N...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Spotty showers as front approaches Tampa area

Spotty showers as front approaches Tampa area

If Tampa Bay area residents aren’t dealing with today’s numerous spotty showers, they will have to deal with intense heat and sticky conditions.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Rays get back into swing, edge Brewers

Rays get back into swing, edge Brewers

Jake Odorizzi was masterful, the bullpen was dominant and the offense produced when necessary as the Rays defeated the Brewers, 2-1
Updated: 9 hours ago
Longtime Hillsborough educator ‘Rosie’ Diaz dead at 78

Longtime Hillsborough educator ‘Rosie’ Diaz dead at 78

TAMPA — For Rose “Rosie” Diaz, life didn’t come easy.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Cheers in Tampa as Murray wins heart of ‘Bachelorette’

Cheers in Tampa as Murray wins heart of ‘Bachelorette’

Former Tampa resident Josh Murray was the last man standing Monday night, winning the heart of Andi Dorfman on “The Bachelorette.”
Updated: 9 hours ago