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TAMPA — The restaurant was abuzz as reporters showed up to cover the arrest of an employee at a neighboring cellphone store on charges of stealing a customer’s nude pictures from her phone.
TAMPA — A former jury candidate pleaded guilty to contempt of court Friday, saying she was so overhwhelmed at the possibility she’d have to recommend the death penalty that she violated a judge’s ord...
TAMPA — Until his arrest in July, Stanislaw Kasprzak was homeless, living out of motels in the Tampa and Orlando areas.
A Sarasota County woman who bought a 2014 Volkswagen Passat has joined the dozens of people filing lawsuits against the German carmaker for misleading them over emissions from the company’s diesel cars.
TAMPA — Some lawyers steal from clients.
TAMPA — A former employee of a nonprofit group that provides services to the mentally disabled has agreed to plead guilty to a federal charge she misled the Social Security Administration over how clients’ ...
TAMPA — The third member of a ring that smuggled weapons to the Middle East by hiding them in cars pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal conspiracy and gun export crimes.
TAMPA — When Latashia Green came into hundreds of thousands of dollars five years ago, she bought some property and moved out of her public housing.
In December 2013, the management of a Clearwater apartment complex notified several residents they were late paying their rent.
TAMPA — As owner of AR Tactical gun shop in Plant City, John Russell Richards supported law enforcement, his lawyer says.
TAMPA — Some people facing foreclosure and desperate to keep their homes have become targets for crooks.
TAMPA — A former Tampa police civilian employee has been indicted on charges she conspired to commit fraud and illegally used police databases in connection with the scheme.
Enticed by the sugar sands of Gulf of Mexico beaches and stunning sunsets, some would-be vacationers have instead become acquainted with another Florida feature: scoundrels.
TAMPA — Convicted of two murders, Julian Ospina-Florez wanted to tell jurors who will next decide whether he should be put to death that their verdict was wrong.
TAMPA — The murders of Debra and Hector Rivera were personal, a prosecutor said Monday, and the killer had a purpose.
TAMPA — The case against Julian Ospina-Florez is built on physical and forensic evidence that points irrefutably to him as the sole killer of Hector and Debra Rivera at their Avila mansion Jan. 9, 2012, a prosecu...
TAMPA — About a year before she and her husband were shot to death at their mansion in Avila, Debra Rivera hired Julian Ospina-Florez to help with her jewelry business.
Every time someone is arrested on federal charges for possessing her image, “Vicky” is notified.
TAMPA — When Pasco County deputies pulled James Weed over in a stolen car, they found handcuffs that had been stolen five days earlier from an FBI agent’s car.
TAMPA — When Facebook went public in 2012, investors were eager to get in on the action.
CLEARWATER — As far as Tammy Rosian is concerned, three lawyers accused of orchestrating the DUI arrest of an adversary are not to blame.
CLEARWATER — Trying to avoid severe punishment for setting up the DUI arrest of an adversary, three lawyers presented testimony Thursday portraying them as pinnacles of generosity and contributors to the community...