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TAMPA — Juliet Suzanne Ellis told a federal judge Friday she’s profoundly sorry that she embezzled $147,000 from Palma Ceia United Methodist Church, and she’s trying to make things right.
Black bicycle riders in Tampa were disproportionately ticketed by Tampa police in a well-meaning but ineffective effort to reduce overall crime, the Department of Justice concluded in a report released Tuesday.
TAMPA — The former principal of Tampa Day School is behind bars until 2024 for molesting young boys and now the school is facing a lawsuit for not stopping the abuse.
TAMPA — The Hillsborough State Attorney election race heated up Wednesday when challenger Andrew Warren’s campaign released documents purporting to show incumbent Mark Ober doesn’t show up to work.
TAMPA — Former Tampa fire Capt. Al Schaffer was a firefighter’s firefighter, his former supervisor said.
As the federal government resumes a program to share with local law enforcement assets seized in connection with suspected crimes, the state of Florida is tightening controls of its asset forfeiture law.
TAMPA — The former president of the local letter carriers union, Lenin Perez was in federal prison for receiving kickbacks in health care when he met Lois Luis, a former medical clinic owner serving time for a sta...
TAMPA — A military veteran is facing a possible federal prison sentence after he admitted Monday that he lied about being blind to collect government benefits.
One female lawyer reported that a colleague was told by a supervisor she was acting as if her child was more important than her job.
Kimberly Lappin, 50, took the helm of the IRS Criminal Investigation Tampa field office in August.
TAMPA — Without Gregory West’s extraordinary cooperation, a federal prosecutor said, the government may never have succeeded in proving the extent of fraud perpetrated by executives at WellCare Health Plans...
TAMPA — It was, a prosecutor said, a crime with an unmistakable message: The victims were unwelcome and should be afraid.
TAMPA — Immigration lawyer B. John Ovink is shaken but determined to keep flying after a brush with the terrorist attack at the Brussels airport.
TAMPA — Not quite three years ago, the federal public defender’s office was so rocked by budget cuts, judges suspended criminal court hearings on Fridays to accommodate the staffing shortages.
TAMPA — An investigation into how a $1.35 million county contract for Go Hillsborough was awarded found no evidence of misconduct, possibly paving the way for the transportation initiative to go before voters this ...
The last time Largo businessman Tom Beckwith was in the spotlight, he was fighting and winning a battle over the birth control mandate in the Affordable Care Act.
TAMPA — Call them the synchronized sisters and the coinciding cousins.