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How did Florida National Guard miss soldier's neo-Nazi leanings?

How did Florida National Guard miss soldier's neo-Nazi leanings?

Brandon Russell, a private first class assigned to Company C of the 53rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion in Pinellas Park, has been in the Florida National Guard since February, 2016.All the while, authorities said, he was a self-professed neo-Nazi ...
Published: 05/23/17

New stores coming to Tyrone Square Mall, like Bath & Body Works

Tyrone Square Mall will welcome a half dozen new stores, like Bath & Body Works and MidiCi's The Neapolitan Pizza Company, this summer. Six new stores are slated to open at Tyrone Square Mall, St. Petersburg's only enclosed shopping mall, in the next...
Published: 05/23/17

Sponsored content: May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month: Check yourself. Check your loved ones.

May is skin cancer awareness month — and if you live in Tampa Bay, where the sun is notoriously fierce, you're already at higher risk for it. That sun that beats down on us nearly 3,000 hours of the year may fill rooms with light, power applian...
Published: 05/23/17
Target Corp. reaches $18.5 million settlement with 47 states over data breach

Target Corp. reaches $18.5 million settlement with 47 states over data breach

Target Corp. has agreed to pay Florida $928,963 out of a newly-announced $18.5 million settlement over a huge data breach that occurred in late 2013. But don't expect a check in the mail if your information was affected. The money will go toward "inv...
Published: 05/23/17
Excerpts of New Orleans mayor's speech on taking down Confederate statues

Excerpts of New Orleans mayor's speech on taking down Confederate statues

Editor's note: The city of New Orleans removed a monument to Robert E. Lee on Friday, the last of four monuments to the Confederacy the City Council voted to remove, and Mayor Mitch Landrieu marked the occasion with a blunt speech about his city's ne...
Published: 05/23/17
Bomb experts say materials at Tampa Palms murder scene were meant to kill

Bomb experts say materials at Tampa Palms murder scene were meant to kill

TAMPA — Easily obtainable chemicals and equipment that investigators found at the scene of a double murder in Tampa Palms were assembled for one purpose, according to explosives experts: To create an improvised explosive device that could kill ...
Published: 05/23/17
Kahwa Coffee to open second drive-thru store in St. Petersburg

Kahwa Coffee to open second drive-thru store in St. Petersburg

Kahwa Coffee will open its 12th location and fourth with a drive-thru in a former "farm store" in St. Petersburg.The new St. Petersburg location will open by late July at 5820 9th Avenue N., in a 410-square-foot, T-shaped building built in 1962. The ...
Published: 05/23/17

Hernando Events for May 26-June 1

Events26 FridayFree Zika training: Presented by the Hernando Computer Club, the training is for those who wish to assist in the effort to find a cure for the Zika virus. Club members are volunteers for World Community Grid and are donating their devi...
Published: 05/23/17
Forecast: Severe storms, gusty winds for Tampa Bay as cold front arrives Wednesday

Forecast: Severe storms, gusty winds for Tampa Bay as cold front arrives Wednesday

Muggy and dry conditions will prevail across the Tampa Bay region ahead of a cold front that could produce gusty winds and potentially severe storms late Wednesday. 10News WTSP Feels-like temperatures around the Tampa Bay area   On Tuesda...
Published: 05/23/17
Roommates in Tampa Palms slaying case never outgrew Nazi sympathies, friend says

Roommates in Tampa Palms slaying case never outgrew Nazi sympathies, friend says

TAMPA — Like most people, Watson Fincher was shocked to hear that a neo-Nazi turned jihadi stands accused of killing his two Tampa Palms roommates, and that a fourth roommate told federal agents he, too, was a neo-Nazi — with bomb materia...
Published: 05/23/17