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Monday, Mar 02, 2015

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2 dead in single-engine plane crash at Loxahatchee refuge

LOXAHATCHEE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE — Two people are dead following a small plane crash in Palm Beach County.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Facebook posts from U.S. land Pinellas contractor in Arab jail

TAMPA — Frustrated with his employer in the United Arab Emirates, Ryan Pate, a civilian helicopter mechanic from Belleair Bluffs, criticized the company and made a rash, derogatory comment toward Arabs on Facebook while back home in January.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Fiery crash in Jacksonville kills 4, closes busy highway

JACKSONVILLE — A fiery highway crash in Jacksonville on Monday killed four people and resulted in the closure of all southbound lanes on a busy stretch of road.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Deputies investigating death of man in Carrollwood home

A man is dead after an apparent homicide this morning in Carrollwood.
Updated: 5 hours ago

HART adding wi-fi to Tampa buses

TAMPA — Public bus riders will soon be able to update Facebook, watch YouTube videos and even check their email for free. The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority board voted Monday to authorize a contract for nearly $500,000 to retrof...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Man charged in Sunday stabbing death behind Winn-Dixie

Man charged in Sunday stabbing death behind Winn-Dixie

A 56-year-old homeless man was arrested Monday in the Sunday stabbing death of a transient behind Winn-Dixie in Riverview, deputies said.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Tampa area boasts some of Legislature’s most powerful

Tampa area boasts some of Legislature’s most powerful

TALLAHASSEE — The Tampa Bay region now boasts a host of state lawmakers in leadership positions as the Legislature kicks off its 117th regular session today.
Updated: 5 hours ago

$4.8 million in gold stolen from truck in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. — Armed robbers stole about $4.8 million in gold bars on Sunday from an armored truck traveling north along Interstate 95 from Florida to Massachusetts, authorities said Monday.
Updated: 6 hours ago
13-year-old Lakeland boy found safe

13-year-old Lakeland boy found safe

Authorities found a missing 13-year-old Lakeland boy around 1:30 p.m. today and he was returned to his family.
Updated: 6 hours ago
NFL’s 2015 salary cap will give Bucs room to work

NFL’s 2015 salary cap will give Bucs room to work

TAMPA — A Tampa Bay Buccaneers team in dire need of fixes throughout its roster will have plenty of room to work with under the salary cap when the NFL’s free agency market opens next week.
Updated: 6 hours ago