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Mystery of missing women lingers year later in Plant City

Kelly Moriarty's abandoned Cadillac was found in Manatee County last December and a week later one of her legs washed ashore behind a home in St. Petersburg.

Published on 11/26/12
Updated on 03/14/13
Immigration officials detain driver held in Plant City hit-and-run

Immigration officials put a detainer on the driver accused in the fatal hit-and-run death of a teen this past weekend.

Published on 01/25/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Dead boy's kin, friends locate car in hit-and-run

People who knew Brandon Sullivan searched the area after he was killed, and it turned up the vehicle and led to an arrest.

Published on 01/23/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Tampa woman, 22, arrested on child abuse charge
A Tampa woman was arrested today on a charge of child abuse after she was seen punching her 2-year-old child on the head and stomping on the child's foot, according to the Plant City Police Department.
Published on 12/09/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Plant City motorcyclist critically injured in crash

A motorcyclist was critically injured in a wreck Thursday morning, according to the Plant City Police Department.

Published on 12/09/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Plant City rallies to help officer's widow

Area residents are rallying to help the widow of a slain Tampa police Officer Jeff Kocab, who formerly worked as an officer in Plant City.

Published on 07/19/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Plant City woman left kids alone to buy crack, deputies say

A Plant City woman was arrested late Friday after authorities say she left her two children home by themselves while she went to buy some crack cocaine, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

Published on 05/29/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Plant City homicide victim identified

A 60-year-old man found slain this week was a quiet, longtime Plant City resident who loved to play pool and watch football, his son said.

Published on 03/12/10
Updated on 03/22/13
Police: Man's body found in shed at Plant City home

Officers said they discovered a man dead in a shed adjacent to the home. The victim still had his wallet and jewelry in his possession when he was discovered by investigators, police said.

Published on 03/11/10
Updated on 03/22/13
Woman accused in slaying coveted luxurious lifestyle

She grew up in the backwoods of the Winter Strawberry Capital of the World, dreaming of things much finer than her parents' clunky cars and modest wood-frame house.

Published on 02/13/10
Updated on 03/22/13
Kids find human remains in woods in Plant City

Police and deputies are on the scene in a wooded area where human remains were found this evening.

Children playing in an area near Alsobrook and Douglas streets found a skull and other bones in the woods about...

Published on 02/02/10
Updated on 07/11/13
Body found in Plant City identified as missing lotto winner Shakespeare

Investigators haven't confirmed whether the human remains they found Thursday are that of Florida Lottery winner Abraham Shakespeare, but the mother of his 1-year-old son is already convinced.

Published on 01/29/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Medical examiner will have to see if remains are Shakespeare's

The search for missing Lotto winner Abraham Shakespeare may be over.

On the third day of a dig at a property between Plant City and Brandon, authorities found and removed human remains. Beneath a concrete slab ...

Published on 01/28/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Judd confirms searchers at house are looking for Shakespeare

Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd publicly revealed a poorly kept secret this afternoon: investigators at a property near Plant City are searching for the body of Florida Lottery winner Abraham Shakespeare.

Published on 01/27/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Soldier's wife stranded after car is stolen from driveway

Someone stole a car belonging to the wife of a soldier sent to Fort Hood.

Published on 01/11/10
Updated on 03/20/13