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Saturday, Apr 18, 2015

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Texas sheriff: Veterinarian bragging of killing cat can’t be arrested yet

HOUSTON – A Texas sheriff said today that he could not arrest and charge a veterinarian shown in a Facebook post bragging about killing a cat with a bow and arrow unless an investigation determines the picture of the dead cat is genuine.
Updated: 5 hours ago
‘Stop the Violence’ rally draws crowd in Tampa’s Sulphur Springs

‘Stop the Violence’ rally draws crowd in Tampa’s Sulphur Springs

TAMPA — Police officers swarmed the yard near 8109 Ninth Ave. after a 14-year-old boy was shot and killed during a birthday party on March 21.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Fox Sports hires Pete Rose as special guest analyst

NEW YORK – Pete Rose is getting closer to the game as he awaits a ruling on his reinstatement request.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Citizens’ input helps ID Hillsborough transportation needs

Citizens’ input helps ID Hillsborough transportation needs

TAMPA — Some Hillsborough County commissioners are still unconvinced the gridlock gripping county roads requires a sales tax referendum to fix the problem.
Updated: 6 hours ago
‘Drill baby drill’ calls from politicians unlikely this time around

‘Drill baby drill’ calls from politicians unlikely this time around

ST. PETERSBURG — It’s unlikely any presidential candidate making their way through the Sunshine State in coming months will try to lead the chant “drill baby drill” in one of the Tampa Bay area’s coastal cities as f...
Updated: 6 hours ago

N.D. mom pleads guilty to murder in child neglect case

KENMARE, N.D. – A Kenmare woman whose 13-year-old son died last year weighing just 21 pounds pleaded guilty to felony murder and neglect charges on Friday.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Islamic State blamed for Afghan suicide bombing killing 35

Islamic State blamed for Afghan suicide bombing killing 35

FAIZABAD, Afghanistan – A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a line of people waiting outside a bank today in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 and wounding 125 in an assault the country’s president blamed on the Islamic S...
Updated: 7 hours ago
NHL player Jarret Stoll released after arrest in Las Vegas

NHL player Jarret Stoll released after arrest in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — NHL player center Jarret Stoll was released from jail Friday night after his arrest on suspicion of cocaine possession at a Las Vegas resort.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Glazers looking out for No. 1, very involved in Bucs’ pick

Glazers looking out for No. 1, very involved in Bucs’ pick

TAMPA — They’re involved. Very involved. Don’t think for a moment that they’re not.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Bucs Beat: McCoy turns up heat on offseason training

Bucs Beat: McCoy turns up heat on offseason training

There’s not much a player like Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy can do to prevent the broken hand that cost him one game and limited him in others early last season.
Updated: 9 hours ago