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Lawmakers may OK $1.5M in cycle crash that killed TPD officer

Lawmakers may OK $1.5M in cycle crash that killed TPD officer

BY JAMES L. ROSICA
Updated: 4 hours ago
Prosecutor describes Colorado theater gunman’s path to carnage

Prosecutor describes Colorado theater gunman’s path to carnage

CENTENNIAL, Colo. – A prosecutor declared Monday that two psychiatric exams found Colorado theater gunman James Holmes to be sane as he meticulously plotted a mass murder, considering a bomb or biological warfare before settling on a shooting ...
Updated: 5 hours ago
SOHO Donut Co. plans to open near UT

SOHO Donut Co. plans to open near UT

Proving that nearly any culinary idea can be transformed or calorically beatified with the addition of doughnuts, downtown Tampa will soon behold a bold innovation: TheDonut Cuban Sandwich.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Firefighters extinguishing fire at Islamic Society of Tampa

TAMPA — A portable building housing preschool students caught fire Monday evening at the Islamic Society of Tampa while children were inside.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Man gropes 2 girls, woman in Palm Harbor, deputies say

Man gropes 2 girls, woman in Palm Harbor, deputies say

Deputies are looking for a man who groped three females on separate occasions in the same area of Palm Harbor near Carwise Middle School.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Armed Polk man who burst into neighbors’ home killed in apparent suicide

Armed Polk man who burst into neighbors’ home killed in apparent suicide

An armed man who burst into a Poinciana home early Monday morning and threatened a family of five, holding one hostage until a SWAT team rescued him, apparently shot himself to death, the Polk County sheriff said.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Tampa lesbian couple still trying to get legally divorced

Tampa lesbian couple still trying to get legally divorced

TAMPA — Although Attorney General Pam Bondi is officially opposed to a Tampa same-sex couple’s bid to divorce, the lawyers who work for her tried to avoid appearing before the 2nd District Court of Appeal to argue the state’s pos...
Updated: 7 hours ago

House committee chair asks to double Socom budget for info campaign

Because the Russians and jihadi groups like Islamic State have been so successful in using the internet and other means to tell their stories and deliver their messages around the world, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee is recommend...
Updated: 7 hours ago

House advances bill to regulate rather than ban ‘fracking’

TALLAHASSEE — The state House on Monday voted to approve a measure that would regulate hydraulic fracturing, despite repeated calls from environmentalists and some lawmakers to ban hydraulic fracturing in Florida.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Memorial held for Pasco High student who died in Friday crash

Memorial held for Pasco High student who died in Friday crash

DADE CITY — A memorial was held Sunday evening for a Pasco High student who died from injuries sustained in a car crash Friday.
Updated: 8 hours ago