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Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014

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Pilot: Little time to decide where to land before deadly accident

Pilot: Little time to decide where to land before deadly accident

The pilot of a small airplane that crash-landed and killed a U.S. Army sergeant and his 9-year-old daughter said he did not see anyone on the beach before making his emergency stop.
Updated: 9 hours ago
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: 18 hours ago
Gov. Scott takes spin in driverless car

Gov. Scott takes spin in driverless car

TAMPA — Gov. Rick Scott, the first governor in the nation to chance a ride in a sleek German car with fancy driverless technology, got a first-hand peek at what happens during a routine test drive: a glitch in which the Audi had to stop on a c...
Published: 07/28/14
U.S. Army sergeant killed in Caspersen Beach plane crash

U.S. Army sergeant killed in Caspersen Beach plane crash

The Georgia man killed in a Venice plane crash Sunday afternoon was a sergeant in the United States Army.
Published: 07/28/14

Plant City man dies in crash

A Plant City man died Sunday as the result of injuries suffered when another driver ran a red light and struck him Saturday afternoon.
Published: 07/28/14
Automated car takes test drive on Selmon Expressway

Automated car takes test drive on Selmon Expressway

Following behind a small phalanx of Audis traveling down an otherwise empty stretch of the Selmon Expressway’s elevated lanes, Kaushik Raghu takes his hands off the steering wheel of the gray 2012 Audi A7 with a vanity license plate reading &#...
Published: 07/27/14
Automated car tests set for Selmon Expressway elevated lanes

Automated car tests set for Selmon Expressway elevated lanes

TAMPA — The elevated lanes of the Selmon Expressway between downtown and U.S. 301 will be closed during the day Sunday and Monday so Audi can test a new car that doesn’t require someone to steer, brake and accelerate in traffic....
Published: 07/25/14

New traffic pattern on SB I-275 in West Shore area

Commuters on southbound Interstate 275 near downtown Tampa this will find a new traffic pattern in the West Shore area.
Published: 07/25/14

U.S. airlines resuming flights to Tel Aviv

NEW YORK – The U.S. airlines serving Israel will resume flights there Thursday, following a two-day hiatus caused by combat in the Gaza Strip.
Published: 07/24/14

Open house slated to discuss Gandy Boulevard improvements

Residents will get the opportunity to hear the Florida Department of Transportation’s plans for major road improvements along Gandy Boulevard to ease east-west traffic flow in Pinellas County during an open house on Thursday.
Published: 07/23/14