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Funeral director Dick Stowers, jokester and lifelong champion of Brandon, dead at 89
"He was the benefactor for just about anything to do with the community, especially children,'' said friend Mark Vargo,
Published: 01/18/19
Good Samaritans of the sea, sailors answer Coast Guard call to help find missing boater
In rough seas, the sailboat crew out of New Orleans followed the lights of a rescue airplane flying circles and dropping flares to pinpoint the target. The results were bittersweet.
Published: 01/18/19
In Hillsborough County's suburbs, the coyote next door is here to stay
In 2018, the wildlife commission's Wildlife Assistance Program received about 1,000 calls statewide. That's about 200 more calls than in 2017 and about 300 more than in 2016 and 2015.
Published: 01/18/19
Feeding Tampa Bay to take hot and healthy meals into "food swamp" areas
After a merger with Trinity Cafe, Feeding Tampa Bay is planning to launch a new hot and healthy free meal program this spring to give families a healthy alternative to fast-food restaurants.
Updated: 3 hours ago
FHP: Driver with suspended license hits 80-year-old at Skyway toll stop
Troopers said the driver was asked to stop to allow a toll worker to cross the lane. But the driver ended up hitting the worker.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Kamala Harris opens presidential bid
Vowing to "bring our voices together," Harris would be the first woman to hold the presidency and the second African-American if she succeeds.
Updated: 6 hours ago
TSA screener sick-outs hit 10 percent over holiday weekend
According to TSA, many of them say the financial hardship is preventing them from reporting to work.
Updated: 3 hours ago
As the battle over a large used car dealership continues, the future is murky for Muck Pond Road
Hillsborough County staff have given an initial okay to turning a 19-acre cow pasture into a 1,000-vehicle used car lot. Its rural neighbors are aghast
Published on 01/20/19
Carlton: So far, DeSantis is Gov. Not Scott
In a surprising debut, the new governor is following the will of the people and championing the environment. Who IS this guy?
Published on 01/20/19
His truck broke down on the highway. He was lost. He was killed in a hit-and-run, authorities say.
A woman is suspected of fleeing the scene of a fatal crash. Authorities say she was under the influence of drugs and alcohol.
Published on 01/20/19
Updated on 01/21/19
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office: One dead in Tampa apartment fire
The investigation is ongoing.
Published on 01/20/19
Tyndall Air Force Base hit by tornado
Tyndall Air Force Base, a key military base on Florida's panhandle, was hit by a tornado Saturday night - just three months after the base was devastated by Hurricane Michael.
Published on 01/20/19