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Tampa man, already in jail, now faces murder charge

Tampa man, already in jail, now faces murder charge

TAMPA ó Prosecutors tacked on a murder charge to a man who was already in jail Tuesday, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriffís Office.James Michael Morris, 36, of Tampa was charged with second-degree murder in the death of Anthony Alexander G...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Deputies release name of Tampa mother and son killed in weekend double homicide

Deputies release name of Tampa mother and son killed in weekend double homicide

TAMPA ó Deputies have released the names of the mother and her 10-year-old son who were fatally shot in a double homicide on Sunday.Stephanie Ann Willis, 34, and son Ricky Willis were killed in their home at Marinerís Cove apartments by Willisí live-...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Man fatally shoots stepfather, then himself in Tampa apartment, deputies say

Man fatally shoots stepfather, then himself in Tampa apartment, deputies say

TAMPA ó A woman concerned that she hadnít heard from her husband came home Tuesday to find that her adult son had killed the man and then himself, authorities said.Juan Luis Hernandez II, 30, shot himself after first killing his stepfather, Michael E...
Updated: 5 hours ago
There were two fatal wrong-way crashes last weekend. Should we be worried?

There were two fatal wrong-way crashes last weekend. Should we be worried?

A Pinellas Park man made a U-turn on the Howard Frankland Bridge on Friday, driving in the wrong direction for several miles before crashing into a van. The wrong-way driver died at the scene.Two days later, a Seffner man with his headlights off drov...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Ruskin motorcyclist crashes, fatally struck while lying on road

Ruskin motorcyclist crashes, fatally struck while lying on road

After colliding with a boat trailer on US-41, a motorcyclist was ejected from his vehicle and lying on the road. He was then struck by another vehicle traveling northbound and died from his injuries.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Land O'Lakes man killed after losing control, striking utility pole

Land O'Lakes man killed after losing control, striking utility pole

A Land O' Lakes man was killed while speeding northbound down County Road 583 when he lost control of his vehicle, veered into the shoulder and slammed into a utility poll.
Updated: 8 hours ago
The president says itís okay, claims Tampa man accused of groping woman on flight

The president says itís okay, claims Tampa man accused of groping woman on flight

A Tampa man accused of groping a woman during an airline flight said "the President of the United States says itís okay to grab women by their private parts," according to a criminal complaint.Bruce Michael Alexander, 49, grabbed the woman at least t...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Noose found hanging from tree at Belleair Country Club

Noose found hanging from tree at Belleair Country Club

Two African-American waste disposal workers found the noose and the town launched an investigation
Published: 10/23/18
Romano: Cops should get body cameras before cell phones get them

Romano: Cops should get body cameras before cell phones get them

Itís happened again. Another snippet of video. Another Florida cop being questioned.This time, itís in Coral Springs, and the cop is punching the midsection of a 14-year-old girl who is pinned on the ground with two cops above her, and her hands unde...
Published: 10/22/18
Bloomingdale video voyeur teacher: 353 new charges, $2 million bail

Bloomingdale video voyeur teacher: 353 new charges, $2 million bail

Investigators say they have uncovered an extensive amount of videos and images of under-age students secretly filmed while undressing by a Bloomingdale High School teacher who was arrested last month on a video voyeurism charge.Mark Ackett, 50, who r...
Published: 10/22/18