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Panther killed in Collier County

GOLDEN GATE ESTATES — Officials say a Florida panther was killed by a vehicle in southwest Florida.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Police: Drunk driver going 100 mph kills couple in St. Pete crash

Police: Drunk driver going 100 mph kills couple in St. Pete crash

They had just enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner with friends and were on their way home to St. Petersburg.
Updated: 6 hours ago

Clearwater cyclist seriously injured in Dunedin crash

A 59-year-old Clearwater woman was hospitalized with serious injuries Wednesday after a collision with a car in Dunedin, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 11/27/14
Tampa airport travelers feel effects of nor’easter

Tampa airport travelers feel effects of nor’easter

TAMPA — Rachel Fischer-Tripodi thrust her suitcase toward the shuttle door at Tampa International Airport, then dashed in.
Published: 11/26/14
Updated: 11/27/14
I-275 overpass at Dale Mabry struck by excavator

I-275 overpass at Dale Mabry struck by excavator

Traffic was snarled for several hours Wednesday after a semitrailer transporting an excavator hit an overpass at Interstate 275 and Dale Mabry Highway.
Published: 11/26/14

Spirit flight from Tampa hit by lightning, lands safely

A Spirit Airlines flight from Tampa to New Jersey was struck by lightning Tuesday night and was diverted to Fort Lauderdale as a precaution.
Published: 11/25/14
Updated: 11/26/14
Tampa airport still faces congestion even at construction’s completion

Tampa airport still faces congestion even at construction’s completion

TAMPA — With the first phase of its master plan getting underway next week, Tampa International Airport is on its way to smooth flying, or so it would seem.
Published: 11/25/14
Rain, snow could mess up Thanksgiving travel

Rain, snow could mess up Thanksgiving travel

Thanksgiving travelers scrambled to change their plans and beat a storm expected to bring snow, slush and rain to the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor Wednesday on one of the busiest, most stressful days of the year.
Published: 11/25/14
Cyclists can cruise Tampa streets with Buckhorn, police escort

Cyclists can cruise Tampa streets with Buckhorn, police escort

Mayor Bob Buckhorn will lead a procession of pirates, hockey mascots, radio hosts, dancers and anyone else who wants to ride bicycles through the streets of Tampa with a police escort on December 7 at 10 a.m.
Published: 11/25/14
New type of bike lanes coming to Platt, Cleveland streets

New type of bike lanes coming to Platt, Cleveland streets

TAMPA — Two of the city’s major thoroughfares are set to become a little more bike friendly with the addition of Tampa’s first buffered bike lanes.
Published: 11/24/14