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Poor economy devalues Hillsborough's poshest homes

Four years ago there were more than 2,300 homes in Hillsborough County worth $1 million or more.

Published on 02/08/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Detectives seek source of bullet that hit boy on New Year's Eve
As 12-year-old Diego Duran clings to life, detectives are trying to pinpoint the source of the stray bullet that pierced his skull Saturday night during New Year's Eve celebrations.
Published on 01/02/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Documents shed light on Plant City violence

A week after three people were slain in Plant City, search warrants paint a clearer picture of the police investigations.

Published on 11/21/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Vincent Brown found guilty of killing his girlfriend

A Hillsborough County jury has convicted Vincent Brown of first degree murder in the kidnapping and killing of Jennifer Johnson, his on-again, off-again girlfriend, three years ago.

Published on 11/16/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Defense attorneys rest case in Vincent Brown trial

Vincent Brown's attorneys began their defense – and finished it – within 45 minutes today.

Published on 11/14/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Teenager was racing when he hit, killed bicyclist, deputies say

Robert Niedbalec loved biking, in part because it helped him keep fit. The 52-year-old veterinarian sometimes went riding for hours.

Published on 11/04/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Cockfighting operation busted in Clair-Mel
Cockfighting, a contest that pits roosters against each other in mortal combat, has been a popular pastime along a stretch of South 32nd Avenue, animal service officials say.
Published on 10/12/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Suspect in grisly slaying proclaims innocence on MSNBC show

"Lockup" goes behind bars to talk with Kasey Ackerman, one of five charged in the death of Robert Brewer, who was stabbed, then set afire in trash bin.

Published on 10/12/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Tampa woman dragged into woods, raped

The woman was walking on Delaney Creek Drive on Tuesday evening when she was dragged into the woods and raped, deputies say.

Published on 10/06/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Newsome High teacher caught stalking woman, prosecutors say

A Newsome High teacher was accused of stalking a woman and was caught actively conducting surveillance on her, investigators said.

Published on 09/21/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Reward now $25,000 in unsolved Tampa slaying

Emilio Jose Martinez-Rodriguez appears to have been abducted from his Tampa driveway on his way back from buying Chinese food.

Published on 09/20/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Police kill suspect in Tampa convenience store shooting

A man who police believe gunned down a convenience store owner during an attempted robbery last week was fatally shot by officers who tried to arrest him, police said.

Published on 08/24/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Man with suspended license allows girl to drive SUV, deputies say

An Apollo Beach man with a suspended driver's license decided to teach his girlfriend's 11-year-old daughter how to drive Tuesday, deputies said.

Published on 07/20/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Vintage cars among items stolen from Wimauma house

Thieves also stole furniture, appliances and electronic equipment.

Published on 07/13/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Hillsborough considers clampdown on 'sweepstakes cafes'

There are about 20 of the businesses throughout Hillsborough. Pinellas recently forced closure of four of them.

Published on 07/12/11
Updated on 03/20/13