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Safety Harbor man, 62, dies in fiery crash in Tarpon Springs

A Safety Harbor man died early Saturday when his out-of-control SUV rolled over and caught fire in Tarpon Springs.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Facing record summer travel, TSA watching for weapons

Facing record summer travel, TSA watching for weapons

TAMPA — If you’re one of the 222 million passengers expecting to fly on a U.S. airline this summer, the Transportation Security Administration has some advice for you: Leave the weaponry at home.
Published: 05/28/15
More closures will affect drivers on  I-275, local streets

More closures will affect drivers on I-275, local streets

Drivers who were already inconvenienced this week by three Interstate 275 ramp closures will face more closures next week, starting on Sunday....
Published: 05/28/15

Police: Wrong-way crash on Adamo; alcohol not a factor

Tampa police said alcohol was not a factor in a wrong-way crash early today on Adamo Drive that left two people with minor injuries.
Published: 05/28/15
Pedestrians get protection on deadly stretch of Hillsborough Ave.

Pedestrians get protection on deadly stretch of Hillsborough Ave.

TAMPA — When you’re standing on a 2-foot-wide concrete median in the middle of six-lane Hillsborough Avenue, no light or crosswalk for protection, your heart seems to beat as loudly as the vehicles a few feet away....
Published: 05/27/15
Updated: 05/28/15
I-275 ramp closures to include Clearwater, Tampa airport exits

I-275 ramp closures to include Clearwater, Tampa airport exits

Three major exit ramps along Interstate 275 in downtown Tampa — including the exit to Clearwater and Tampa International Airport — will be closed tonight and Thursday night as construction continues along the stretch of highway.
Published: 05/27/15
What’s with the green stripes on Tampa’s roads?

What’s with the green stripes on Tampa’s roads?

New bike lanes around Tampa are helping the city become more green in more ways than one.
Published: 05/27/15

Girl, 17, critically injured in Largo rollover crash

A 17-year-old girl was critically injured in a rollover crash that closed a portion of southbound U.S. 19 early this morning.
Published: 05/27/15

Crash on U.S. 19 in Pinellas kills man, injures woman, troopers say

A 78-year-old man was killed in a crash on U.S. 19 in Pinellas County on Tuesday afternoon when a car he was riding in turned in front of oncoming traffic, troopers said.
Published: 05/27/15

Sligh Ave. closed due to water main break near Florida Ave.

Sligh Avenue has been closed to traffic, just west of Florida Avenue, due to a water main break, the Tampa Water Department said.
Published: 05/27/15