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Man with fake gun threatens deputy at Riverview school
A 24-year-old man is jailed after he approached a deputy with a fake gun outside an elementary school in Riverview.
Published on 04/24/13
Boy, 6, dies after feeling sick at Ruskin elementary school

A kindergarten student at Cypress Creek Elementary School died Wednesday after he told nurses he wasn't feeling well, investigators said.

Published on 01/23/13
Updated on 03/13/13
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
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
Robber shoots at Ruskin hotel clerk; bullet grazes her head

The clerk got a call complaining about noise, went outside to check and was shot by a gunman, the sheriff's office said. She later saw the gunman leave the motel with money.

Published on 01/07/13
Updated on 03/13/13
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
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
Deputies searching for man in Gibsonton armed robbery
Deputies are searching for a man they say robbed a Gibsonton convenience store clerk at gunpoint on June 10.
Published on 12/20/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Deputies: Man crashes truck into liquor store, steals gin

Hillsborough County deputies are looking for the man who drove his truck into the doors of a liquor store in Sun City Center last week and took five bottles of gin.

Published on 05/30/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Store to pay $716 million after selling alcohol to minor in fatal crash

The Apollo Beach store had a system for selling alcohol to minors: cash only, pay more than price, beer was packaged in a paper bag or box, the sheriff's office said.

Published on 05/16/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Businessmen accused of laundering money from fraudulent refunds

Two local businessmen were named in a federal indictment unsealed Tuesday accusing them of conspiring to profit from fraudulent tax refund checks.

Published on 05/15/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Homicide suspect, girlfriend dead after Gibsonton standoff

Hillsborough County Sheriff David Gee knew the standoff with a homicide suspect wasn't going to end peacefully.

Published on 05/10/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Deputies: Riverview man bit off part of son's ear

Jose Maraldo Ozuna was arrested late Saturday night by Hillsborough County deputies after they say he bit off a portion of his son's ear during an argument.

Published on 04/29/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Deputies seek man in Sun City Center bank robbery
Deputies are looking for a man they say robbed a bank Monday afternoon in Sun City Center.
Published on 03/06/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Ruskin boy hit by celebratory gunfire improving

Diego Duran is playing video games and reading get-well cards as physicians consider surgery to remove a bullet that struck him during New Year's celebrations.

Published on 01/16/12
Updated on 03/19/13