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Largo police active shooter training 'a sign of the times' for participants
Largo police Officer Keith Bowling, left, and Largo police Officer Vu Tran, right, block Largo police Officer Matt Williams, who pretends to be an active shooter, during a training to prepare residents and business owners in the event of an armed intruder. The training, called ALICE - Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate - took place at Largo Police Department on Saturday, November 18, 2017. During the training, tennis balls and other items were used by trainees to defend themselves during a drill. ALESSANDRA DA PRA   |   Times
LARGO — The classroom was full, but the chatter was quiet as the students picked at doughnuts and sipped coffee from paper cups.Many were strangers to each other, but the reason they showed up at the Largo Police Department on a sunny Saturday...
Tampa police Chief Brian Dugan speaks about the Seminole Heights killings at an NAACP general meeting at the Seminole Heights Branch Library in Tampa on Thursday.
Black residents question arrest spike during search for Seminole Heights killer
Chip Kelly on the sidelines during the fourth quarter of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers against the Philadelphia Eagles at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013.
Florida Gators met with Chip Kelly on Sunday
Prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty now that a jury has convicted Adam Matos in the murders of his ex-girlfriend, her parents and her new boyfriend. [DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD   |   Times]
'He's going to come back and finish me off,' Adam Matos victim told her boss

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FHP seeks New Port Richey hit-and-run driver who left man severely injured

NEW PORT RICHEY — Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle that left a New Port Richey man seriously injured after a hit and run Sunday evening, according to Florida Highway...

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