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Pinellas motorcyclist, 51, killed in collision on I-4 in Plant City

A Pinellas County man was killed early Friday after his motorcycle clipped the rear of a car, overturned and hit a concrete barrier on Interstate 4 in Plant City, troopers said.
Published: 07/31/15

Driver sought after hit-and-run pickup kills pedestrian in Port Richey

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a hit-and-run pickup truck late Thursday on U.S. 19 in Port Richey, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Published: 07/31/15
Laurel Street Bridge to undergo $3.2 million repair job

Laurel Street Bridge to undergo $3.2 million repair job

The Tampa City Council unanimously voted Thursday to proceed with the $3.2 million repair of the Laurel Street Bridge, which spans the Hillsborough River on the northern fringe of downtown.
Published: 07/30/15
Updated: 07/31/15
Fund set up to help children of 5 killed in Hernando crash

Fund set up to help children of 5 killed in Hernando crash

A fund to help support the children of the five men who died in a fiery crash north of Brooksville on Monday has been set up by the victims’ employer.
Published: 07/30/15
Wrong-way driver faces DUI charge after crash on Bearss Ave.

Wrong-way driver faces DUI charge after crash on Bearss Ave.

A wrong-way driver faces a DUI charge after his pickup truck collided with another vehicle on Bearss Avenue early Thursday in the Lutz area, deputies said.
Published: 07/30/15
State may help fund express buses, light rail in interstate expansion

State may help fund express buses, light rail in interstate expansion

For the first time Tuesday, the Florida Department of Transportation indicated it may be willing to help pay for expanding express bus service that would run on proposed toll lanes along Interstates 4 and 275.
Published: 07/28/15
Updated: 07/29/15
Channelside Drive to close in front of Amalie Arena in Tampa

Channelside Drive to close in front of Amalie Arena in Tampa

Channelside Drive, in front of Amalie Arena in downtown Tampa, will be closed until the end of September while crews complete various projects as part of the city’s redevelopment efforts.
Published: 07/28/15

Woman, 18, killed, three others injured in Citrus crash

An 18-year-old woman was killed and three others were seriously injured in Citrus County when a Toyota 4Runner they were in failed to negotiate a turn and rolled over early Tuesday, troopers said.
Published: 07/28/15
Troopers: 5 killed when box truck driven by Tampa man runs stop sign in Hernando

Troopers: 5 killed when box truck driven by Tampa man runs stop sign in Hernando

Five people were killed when a large box truck ran a stop sign and struck a pickup truck in a fiery crash north of Brooksville this morning, troopers said.
Published: 07/27/15

911 calls reveal both sides of deadly road rage incident

BEVERLY HILLS — In 911 calls from an apparent road rage incident, a north Florida man tells a dispatcher he has his gun “cocked and loaded” because “some maniac” was trying to run him off the road.
Published: 07/27/15