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Ruskin victim of celebratory gunfire to spend New Year's indoors
Diego Duran, 13, continues to recover from being struck with a stray bullet on New Year's Day and his family works for a national campaign against firing a weapon to celebrate.
Published on 12/27/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Ruskin woman turns grief into charitable effort for veterans

Kelly Kolwall plans to open My Warrior's Place, a retreat to provide respite and support for veterans or active duty military suffering the loss of a fellow soldier.

Published on 11/21/12
Updated on 03/14/13
Ruskin Seafood Festival offers great eats, fun

Tens of thousands of seafood lovers are expected in Ruskin this weekend to enjoy the wide variety of seafood, kids' activities and artwork.

Published on 10/24/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Henderson: Stinky water mystery lingers for Ruskin homeowners

New homeowners in the Mira Lago development in Ruskin are dealing with bad smelling tap water, and a disagreement between the builder and the county, columnist Joe Henderson writes.

Published on 05/29/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Lennard High student earns degree before diploma

Xiaodong Lu of Sun City Center earned her associate's degree on Friday, and graduates from Lennard High on June 1 with a grade point average of 8.28.

Published on 05/09/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Tree swallows celebrate south Hillsborough preserve

More than 1 million tree swallows winter around a 671-acre tract in Cockroach Bay where they are protected from predators and can feast on flying insects.

Published on 03/07/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Ruskin nature preserve hosts massive bird migration

More than a million swallows fill the sky over Cockroach Bay during a stop on migratory their flight north.

Published on 03/05/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Mom of boy hit by New Year's bullet seeks gun awareness

The mother of a 12-year-old boy who was seriously injured by celebratory gunfire early on New Year's Day wants to end the casual use of firearms.

Published on 02/10/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Community rallies again for library attack victim

Even after three years, her community is sticking by her.

Published on 08/02/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Survivors angry, fearful days after Ruskin slayings

The residents of the home where two men were killed and four others were wounded recall the Thanksgiving shootings.

Published on 12/06/10
Updated on 07/12/13
Friends, supporters raise burial funds for slain brothers

As the hunt continued for the suspect in a multiple shooting that left two brothers dead, friends and neighbors gathered today to raise money for the victims' families.

Published on 11/27/10
Updated on 03/22/13
Ruskin homeowner: Shooter said he was 'law enforcement'

After asking for ID, a gunman shot six prone men one by one at a Ruskin house, the homeowner says.

Published on 11/26/10
Updated on 03/22/13
2 brothers killed, 4 men injured in Ruskin shooting

A man with a sheriff's logo on his T-shirt shot six men early Thanksgiving, including two brothers who were fatally wounded, authorities said.

Published on 11/25/10
Updated on 07/12/13
HCC SouthShore to host candidate forum

Local and state office candidates who want to represent southern Hillsborough County in the coming years will soon be seeking their favor in earnest. A dozen candidates - including those seeking seats on the Hillsborough...

Published on 10/20/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Barbecue fundraiser for library attack victim

A barbecue and music fest will take place on Saturday at E.G. Simmons Park to benefit the young woman brutally attacked at the Bloomingdale Public Library in 2008.

Published on 08/20/10
Updated on 03/21/13