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Suspect in custody who Largo police say slashed pregnant woman during home invasion

LARGO — A man who investigators say slashed a pregnant woman during an early morning home invasion was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon.Police did not release the name of the man, who they were searching for since the incident occurred abou...
Updated: 18 minutes ago
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Feb. 22

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Feb. 22

Harlem Globetrotters: New this season, for the first time ever, the team will debut basketball's first 4 point line located 30 feet from the basket, 6 feet, 3 inches beyond the top of the NBA's current three point line. 7 p.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Chan...
Updated: 1 hour ago
SoHo, Hyde Park retail expansion includes new Montecristo cigar store

SoHo, Hyde Park retail expansion includes new Montecristo cigar store

TAMPA — South Howard is getting a cigar bar.It's one of a number of new retail offerings under way in the SoHo-Hyde Park area.Mike Howe, owner of the Tampa Humidor shop on Busch Boulevard in North Tampa, is opening another location with a new n...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Deputies: Overnight armed robberies at eastern Hillsborough convenience stores may be related

Deputies: Overnight armed robberies at eastern Hillsborough convenience stores may be related

Hillsborough County deputies are investigating three early-morning armed robberies on Tuesday at convenience stores — two in Riverview and one in Lithia — that may be related.The robberies occurred within an hour of each other, deputies s...
Updated: 6 hours ago
McMaster, Trump's new national security adviser, a soldier-scholar (w/video)

McMaster, Trump's new national security adviser, a soldier-scholar (w/video)

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has chosen as his national security adviser a soldier-scholar who fought in both Iraq wars and published an influential book that called out the U.S. government for "lies" that led to the Vietnam War. Army Lt...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Forecast: Mix of sun and clouds ahead of a rainy Wednesday across Tampa Bay

Forecast: Mix of sun and clouds ahead of a rainy Wednesday across Tampa Bay

High thin clouds will build Tuesday ahead of a front that will bring some much-needed rain to parched Tampa Bay.10News WTSPThe latest Tampa Bay-area radar10News WTSPThe latest 7-day forecastThe morning is starting out warm, with wake-up temperatures...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Parents of disabled children vow to take on beer distributor Pepin in fight over horse therapy center land

Parents of disabled children vow to take on beer distributor Pepin in fight over horse therapy center land

TAMPA Parents call the Bakas Equestrian Center their "little slice of heaven." Located on an idyllic 22-acre plot off Race Track Road, the center offers horse riding for mentally and physically disabled children and adults, helping them develop balan...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Florida troopers to highlight rise in hit-and-run crashes statewide

Florida troopers to highlight rise in hit-and-run crashes statewide

RUSKIN — State troopers will use the home of a 13-year-old hit-and-run victim to highlight a rise in the number of crashes statewide where motorists drive off leaving victims behind.In 2016, there were 99,004 hit-and-run crashes in Florida, abo...
Published: 02/21/17

Renovation of small St. Petersburg building gets big attention

ST. PETERSBURG — In the past few years, downtown St. Petersburg has gained more than 2,000 new rental units. But it was a 12-unit apartment building dating to Harry Truman's presidency that recently drew kudos from Mayor Rick Kriseman and other...
Published: 02/21/17
Hernando deputies fatally shoot a 'delusional' knife-wielding suspect (w/video)

Hernando deputies fatally shoot a 'delusional' knife-wielding suspect (w/video)

Hernando County deputies fatally shot a man Monday morning, hours after he was accused of killing one dog with a knife and injuring another, threatening residents living around the area of Cedar Lane near Duffield Road near Brooksville, and scufflin...
Updated: 4 hours ago