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Two injured in shooting at Whiskey Park North in Carrollwood
Two people were shot outside Whiskey Park North Bar in Carrollwood early Sunday morning as hundreds of bar patrons were leaving at closing time, Hillsborough County sheriff's deputies said.
Published on 01/20/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Plant City teen accused of killing dad to protect his mother

A Plant City-area teenager shot and killed his father Saturday night, trying to protect his mother, who was being beaten and choked, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

Published on 11/25/12
Updated on 03/14/13
Deputies: Valrico man faces meth charges after killing brother-in-law
A Valrico software engineer who shot and killed his brother-in-law late Monday night was arrested, authorities said, but not on charges related to the slaying.
Published on 10/30/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Bloomingdale rape victim won't lose medical benefits

A funding solution has been struck to continue in-home care for a young woman left in a near vegetative state by a savage attack three years ago outside the Bloomingdale library.

Published on 06/03/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Deputies: Apparent murder-suicide in Sun City Center

The sheriff's office says Jay Pruett, 58, shot his wife and then himself in their bedroom.

Published on 12/21/10
Updated on 03/22/13
Polk deputies arrest 15 in sex sting

Fifteen men have been arrested in a Polk County sex sting.

The sheriff's office said Sunday the men were arrested after they responded to a Craigslist ad placed by investigators that claimed a parent or family ...

Published on 08/16/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Prescription skin care distributor under investigation

Undercover law enforcement officers said that on several occasions since March they purchased prescription skin care medications online from a distributor in Thonotosassa.

Published on 07/27/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Castor: 'Cold-blooded' police shooter may be linked to other slayings

Already a fugitive in the slayings of two Tampa police officers, Dontae Rashawn Morris now has been named a suspect in a May homicide.

Police Chief Jane Castor said Morris also may have been involved in two oth...

Published on 07/01/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Family of suspect in police shootings wants him to surrender

As a massive manhunt continues for the suspect in the fatal shooting of two Tampa police officers, the man's relatives said Tuesday night that they hope he turns himself in.

Published on 06/29/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Iorio: Ybor arsonist needs to be caught

The components are there: old clapboards on the exterior walls, hardwood floors inside and space beneath for oxygen to feed the flames. All that is needed is a spark. Each evening, residents of the V.M. Ybor neighborhood...

Published on 06/09/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Ybor City area struck by 19th suspicious fire

TAMPA -- Arson investigators say that an early morning fire today, which heavily damaged a vacant house near a neighborhood that has been plagued by a series of arsons this year, appears suspicious.
This morning's b...

Published on 12/15/09
Updated on 03/23/13
Investigators question man about arsons in Ybor area

Fire investigators have questioned a man about a series of arsons this past year in the Ybor City area, but no arrests have been made and his name was not released.

The man had rented three of the 14 houses tha...

Published on 12/09/09
Updated on 03/23/13
Tampa nightclub closed after police make drug arrests

A sweep by Tampa police into the Char-Pal Lounge on Busch Boulevard late Thursday led to the arrests of six employees and four patrons on drug dealing and possession charges.

Published on 12/04/09
Updated on 03/23/13
Woman got unsettling text message just before friend set on fire

At 2:26 p.m. Tuesday, Laura April received a disturbing text message from Christopher Hanney.

She said he wrote: "I'm sorry for all I've done. Now I am the monster she made me out to be. I love you all. God ble...

Published on 11/18/09
Updated on 03/23/13
Tampa police: Jealousy apparently led to double-homicide, suicide

The apparent motive for the slayings of a mother of two and her new boyfriend was jealousy, Tampa police said Monday.

The suspect was the woman's ex-fiancé who later took his life during a standoff with po...

Published on 08/17/09
Updated on 03/23/13