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Deputies: Gambling business manager shoots and kills nephew, who was called to calm him down

Deputies: Gambling business manager shoots and kills nephew, who was called to calm him down

SPRING HILL — A manager at a gambling establishment shot and killed his nephew Saturday after a co-worker called the victim to calm his uncle down, Hernando deputies reported.Authorities arrested Roger Vazquez, 56 of Spring Hill, on homicide and assa...
Published: 09/15/18
Updated: 09/16/18
Worker killed at site of Selmon Extension project in Tampa

Worker killed at site of Selmon Extension project in Tampa

A Land O’Lakes man died Saturday in Tampa at the site of the Selmon Extension project after the "roller" machine he was operating toppled on a dirt embankment and trapped him underneath.Kadri Elmazi, 68, was rescued by fellow workers who used a cable...
Published: 09/15/18
Three rescued from capsized boat in Clearwater

Three rescued from capsized boat in Clearwater

Emergency crews rescued three boaters Saturday afternoon after the boat they were in overturned in the Gulf of Mexico near Clearwater, according to the city’s police department spokesman Rob Shaw.Fire and rescue workers responded to a call about the ...
Published: 09/15/18
e_SClBTown ‘N Country crash kills 24-year-old Tampa man on motorcycle

e_SClBTown ‘N Country crash kills 24-year-old Tampa man on motorcycle

Jason Rodgers-Price, 50, was driving a Toyota Sienna eastbound on Hillsborough Avenue about 10 p.m. when he turned left onto Countryway Boulevard. He collided with a Suzuki GSX-R sport bike, being driven westbound on Hillsborough by Alexis Candelario...
Published: 09/15/18
Gibsonton woman, 52, fatally struck by van in Tampa, troopers say

Gibsonton woman, 52, fatally struck by van in Tampa, troopers say

Troopers said Justin Larry, 21, was driving a Ford E-350 in the outside, southbound lane of the highway, just south of Sabal Industrial Boulevard, about 8 p.m. Rhonda Darlene Reel was walking southbound on the shoulder of U.S. 301, when the van’s sid...
Published: 09/15/18

State troopers: Fiery Dade City crash kills 22-year-old Sebring man

A 22-year-old man died early Friday after a fiery crash with another car in Dade City, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.Some details about the incident are still unclear, Sgt. Steve Gaskins said Saturday, such as which direction the two involv...
Published: 09/15/18
Police: Two Tampa 7-Elevens robbed at gunpoint

Police: Two Tampa 7-Elevens robbed at gunpoint

TAMPA — Two 7-Eleven stores were robbed early Friday, police said.First, two armed men robbed the 7-Eleven at 10815 N. Nebraska Ave. at 2:25 a.m., according to Tampa police.Then about seven miles away, police said two armed men with similar descripti...
Published: 09/14/18
Student, 8, hospitalized after school bus crashes into overturned semi-trailer

Student, 8, hospitalized after school bus crashes into overturned semi-trailer

PLANT CITY — An 8-year-old boy was hospitalized Friday morning after a school bus he was riding was involved in a crash with a semi-trailer on State Road 60, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.The bus was carrying only the one student, who atten...
Published: 09/14/18
Deputies: Man wrote worthless check at Lazy Days RV, drove away in $246,445 Winnebago

Deputies: Man wrote worthless check at Lazy Days RV, drove away in $246,445 Winnebago

Hillsborough County deputies are searching for a South Florida man who is accused of walking into the Lazy Days RV store in Seffner, writing a worthless check for $246,445, then driving away in his newly purchased 2014 Winnebago motor home.After Lazy...
Published: 09/14/18
Hours before husband shot wife and himself, Pasco deputies determined no danger

Hours before husband shot wife and himself, Pasco deputies determined no danger

LAND O’LAKES — Pasco County deputies visited the home of Glenn and Michele Meyer on Monday morning after receiving a report that someone was having a "mental health crisis" but decided no one was in danger.They noted that there was a handgun in the h...
Published: 09/14/18