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Tampa police seek help catching scammer targeting elderly
Police are pursuing a man who has been taking advantage of elderly women by posing as a law enforcement officer in the east Tampa area.
Published on 04/11/13
Former Latin Kings member gets 20 years in contract killing

Michael A. Garcia brokered a contract killing described by a judge as an "historically cold-blooded offense" – then helped authorities solve the crime.

Published on 01/23/13
Updated on 03/13/13
7 years after disappearance, police have news on Sandra Prince

Police, family and friends will attend the news conference involving Sandra Prince, who disappeared Jan. 3, 2006.

Published on 01/09/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Life sentence for hit man in 2007 Lithia slaying

TAMPA The gunman in the 2007 murder-for-hire of a Lithia man was sentenced this morning to life in federal prison.

Published on 01/09/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Pasco Walmart attack victim: I thought I was dead

The suspect fired 20 pellets at another man, who he thought was Muslim, after questioning his nationality outside the store.

Published on 01/03/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Dooley loses bid for mistrial, blamed TV microphones

Convicted of aggravated manslaughter, Trevor Dooley wanted a judge to grant a mistrial because of microphones placed in court during the trial by a cable television crew.

Published on 01/03/13
Updated on 03/13/13
Suspect sought in Riverview bank robbery
A man is being sought by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office after a robbery at the Fifth Third bank at 10417 Gibsonton Drive in Riverview this morning.
Published on 12/27/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Officer: Dickey admitted clubbing wife, blamed Polk sheriff

The lawyer for a Plant City man says that his client did not intend to kill his wife when he struck her in the head with a baseball bat.

Published on 12/18/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Human bone found at Brandon construction site

A person walking a dog found a human femur at a Brandon construction site this past weekend, and Hillsborough County sheriff's deputies are investigating.

Published on 12/18/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Trial begins for Plant City man accused of fatally clubbing wife

Jury selection begins today in the trial of a Plant City man accused of using a baseball bat to bludgeon his wife to death last year.

Published on 12/17/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Woman faces trial in death of Lakeland lottery winner

Dee Dee Moore is charged with murder in the 2009 slaying of lottery winner Abraham Shakespeare, and she took more than $3 million of his winnings, detectives said.

Published on 11/26/12
Updated on 03/14/13
Fugitive arrested in Dover returned to Mexico

A Mexican national arrested in Dover in October has been returned to his home country to face charges of committing sexual acts against a minor, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced today.

Published on 11/14/12
Updated on 03/14/13
Hillsborough K-9 deputy takes bite out of crime, nabs suspects

Hillsborough County sheriff's K-9 Deputy Duece collared two armed robbery suspects in Plant City on Thursday night.

Published on 11/09/12
Updated on 03/14/13
Tampa unveils $2.2 million plan to add 8,400 streetlights

The city is ready to shine its lights on neighborhood streets, chasing away street-corner hustlers dealing drugs and brightening the way for neighbors, students and motorists navigating roads in the dark.

Published on 10/23/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Couple get life in murder-for-hire of woman's late husband

A former Lithia woman and her husband were sentenced to life in federal prison Monday in the murder-for-hire five years ago of the woman's former husband.

Published on 10/22/12
Updated on 03/18/13