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News at Noon: Alleged former neo-Nazi returns from state mental hospital; more witnesses in John Jonchuck trial; and more
Here are the top five latest headlines and updates on tampabay.com.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Suspect in shooting death of two North Tampa roommates returns from state mental hospital
Devon Arthurs returned to jail Tuesday night after a year of treatment in a state hospital. He was previously deemed incompetent to face trial.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Rick Kriseman to replace two agency board members as city seeks greater oversight of Housing Authority
Mayor Rick Kriseman is not reappointing St. Petersburg Housing Authority board members Basha P. Jordan Jr., and Jo Ann Nesbitt to new terms.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Hillsborough transit agency's new CEO says he is here to listen
Benjamin Limmer, 41, takes the helm at the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority during a time of opportunity, public scrutiny, and the biggest budget the agency has ever seen.
Published on 03/25/19
Ernest Hooper: Lorei's actions show some things are worth the fight
Lorei said he will focus on living up to the expectations listeners have placed in him while healing wounds inside the station.
Published on 03/25/19
Newsroom shooting survivor still rejects 'thoughts and prayers' unless action comes with them
Selene San Felice remains on the job, as she has since the day after five co-workers were killed around her. The University of Tampa is honoring her for it.
Published on 03/25/19
In Tampa and St. Pete, new riders flock to free downtown transit lines
The change to free fares for the Downtown Looper and TECO Line Streetcar hurt revenues, but the increased ridership brings other benefits, officials say.
Published on 03/25/19
WFLA-Ch. 8 morning anchor Marco Villareal accused of battering pregnant woman
The 37-year-old news anchor faces a charge of aggravated battery on a pregnant woman, records show.
Published on 03/25/19
Updated on 03/26/19
Cat-feeding woman slaps gun out of attacker's hands after robbery
The woman, who is in her 70s, was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Authorities continue to search for her attacker.
Published on 03/23/19
Jane Castor defends her record as Tampa police chief
The mayoral front-runner says she would have done some things differently in her six years as chief, but is proud of her record.
Published on 03/22/19
Updated on 03/25/19
Watch video: Diver swims beside stingray bigger than him off Tarpon Springs
Shawn Campbell counts himself lucky that the massive sea creature stuck around long enough for him to alert the others in his tour and shoot some video.
Published on 03/22/19
Hooper: LifePath Hospice's Women of Philanthropy present emotional event
Five women share their heartfelt stories at organization's recent spring soiree
Published on 03/22/19
Tide Dry Cleaners comes to South Tampa
The laundry detergent brand has moved into the world of dry cleaning.
Published on 03/21/19
Just as with the 'all the way' Cuban sandwich, Jewish immigrants influenced Ybor City
Seders & Cigars - A History of Jews in Tampa premieres on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at the Glazer Family JCC as part of the Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival.
Published on 03/21/19
Find a Friend: Sharky is a lovable 4-month-old puppy
Meet Sharky and other springtime adoptables in person on Sat., March 30 from 11 to 2 at Pet Supplies Plus in Valrico.
Published on 03/21/19