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Pedestrian critically injured after collision with truck

Pedestrian critically injured after collision with truck

The woman walked into the path of the truck.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Temple Terrace crash claims pedestrian's life

Temple Terrace crash claims pedestrian's life

Police are investigating a traffic accident in which a pedestrian died.
Updated: 9 hours ago
A family headed back from a fishing trip skidded off the road in Lithia. One died.

A family headed back from a fishing trip skidded off the road in Lithia. One died.

Alcohol was not suspected to be a factor in the crash.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Radio problems slowed police at Parkland as lives hung in the balance

Radio problems slowed police at Parkland as lives hung in the balance

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission concluded that faulty radios, a fragmented 911 system, a lack of training and poor command played a role in the Broward Sheriff's Office response.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Firefighters responding to overnight Belleair fire found flames burning 'through the roof'

Firefighters responding to overnight Belleair fire found flames burning 'through the roof'

Several hours after firefighters arrived, the fire was mostly contained.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Florida bucks trend by keeping shelves stocked with execution drugs. But are they humane?

Florida bucks trend by keeping shelves stocked with execution drugs. But are they humane?

Records show the state obtained new vials of lethal injection drugs as recently as August. Debate continues over their use.
Published: 12/14/18
Carlton: Okay, mayoral candidates, fun's over. Time to gird your political loins
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Carlton: Okay, mayoral candidates, fun's over. Time to gird your political loins

So far it's been an easy ride for those who hope to replace Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn. But the midterms are over so enough with the soft ball questions. Let's get down to it.
Published: 12/14/18
Tampa mom came face to face at meat counter with teen later charged in her son's slaying

Tampa mom came face to face at meat counter with teen later charged in her son's slaying

Tara Jones didn't know it at the time, but the teen who waited on her at the Meat Depot last month and offered condolences for the loss of her son TeSean Blue would soon be arrested in his murder.
Published: 12/14/18
St. Petersburg worker killed in crane collapse during construction at Bradenton marina

St. Petersburg worker killed in crane collapse during construction at Bradenton marina

The collapse is under investigation as an accident, said Bradenton Police Chief Melanie Bevan, but no cause was immediately reported.
Published: 12/14/18
MADD vigil again illuminates Hillsborough County's grim DUI issues

MADD vigil again illuminates Hillsborough County's grim DUI issues

According to the latest statistics, Hillsborough leads the state in driver-impaired fatalities.
Published: 12/14/18