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FHP locates, arrests driver who left man to die in Wimauma crash

FHP locates, arrests driver who left man to die in Wimauma crash

The Florida Highway Patrol has arrested a driver accused of leaving one of his passengers to die in a single-car crash in Wimauma early Friday morning.Troopers say Oscar Lopez-Yesca, 22, of Wimauma was driving with two passengers in a 2004 GMC Yukon...
Updated: 12 minutes ago
Find A Friend | Charlie the Tiger Cat

Find A Friend | Charlie the Tiger Cat

Charlie really is "easy like a Sunday morning." This mild tiger's known to stop, smell the flowers and be a gentle lap cat. Charlie's sweet, cuddly, lazy and amusing for his silent meow. His fostermom has noticed his mild obsession with food, and a s...
Updated: 16 minutes ago
Jeff Vinik-Cascade Investment partnership buys historic Tampa building for offices

Jeff Vinik-Cascade Investment partnership buys historic Tampa building for offices

TAMPA — An affiliate of Strategic Property Partners has purchased an historic downtown building for use as its office space as it forges ahead with a massive redevelopment of the Channelside District.802 Whiting LLC acquired a 1920s-era buildin...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Tampa mother freed after judge finds 'deceptive police practices' in child's death investigation

Tampa mother freed after judge finds 'deceptive police practices' in child's death investigation

TAMPA — When a 1-year-old boy died after suffering massive internal injuries, Tampa police pointed to his 24-year-old pregnant mother as the killer.Quanyisha Thompson, they said, admitted punching her son in the stomach before he died three yea...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Forecast: Breezy, warm day ahead for Tampa Bay; temperatures climb over weekend

Forecast: Breezy, warm day ahead for Tampa Bay; temperatures climb over weekend

Tampa Bay residents can expect more warm weather as temperatures soar Friday and into the weekend. 10News WTSPFeels-like temperatures around the Tampa Bay areaFriday will stay dry, with some patchy clouds and highs climbing to the low 80s, according ...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Romano: You can fret, you can rejoice or you can get used to baseball in St. Petersburg

Romano: You can fret, you can rejoice or you can get used to baseball in St. Petersburg

For 10 years, we have crept. You may even say plodded.The search for a new baseball stadium in Tampa Bay has been nothing if not deliberate and, on most days, stealthy. Speculation has run up the score on confirmation almost every step of the way.And...
Updated: 1 hour ago
A Lakeland man decided to eat pancakes in a crosswalk, and the police were not amused

A Lakeland man decided to eat pancakes in a crosswalk, and the police were not amused

LAKELAND — Kiaron Thomas went to iHop this week and decided to enjoy his pancakes in the middle of a crosswalk at Memorial Boulevard and Brunnell Parkway.Police didn't seem to find the humor in the strange prank, and now the 21-year-old faces c...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Carlton: Big news: Judge says no

Carlton: Big news: Judge says no

These are rough days for justice. For judges, too.Look at the headlines: A prosecutor wrongly refuses to prosecute the law she was elected to prosecute, then the governor wrongly overreaches by removing her from a case for her audacity. Politicians h...
Updated: 2 hours ago
SeaWorld shares jump on news of large Chinese investment

SeaWorld shares jump on news of large Chinese investment

NEW YORK — Shares of SeaWorld, which have been cut in half since coming under scrutiny over the killer whales it holds in captivity, are up 12 percent before the opening bell on a big investment from China. The Orlando company, which is also th...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Pasco teen, 17, shoots 15-year-old in face in apparent dispute over cellphone, money

Pasco teen, 17, shoots 15-year-old in face in apparent dispute over cellphone, money

NEW PORT RICHEY – A 15-year-old boy was critically wounded Thursday in New Port Richey after he was shot in the face and back by a 17-year-old over an apparent dispute involving money and a cellphone, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Off...
Updated: 3 hours ago