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With Valentine’s Day near, couples take citizenship oath together

With Valentine’s Day near, couples take citizenship oath together

Dozens of couples took their oath of American citizenship side by side in advance of Valentine’s Day during a naturalization ceremony at the Tampa U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Plant City man guilty of killing acquaintance

Plant City man guilty of killing acquaintance

CLEARWATER — A Plant City man accused of first-degree murder in the shooting death of an acquaintance in St. Petersburg was found guilty as charged Friday.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Clearwater police: Body may belong to missing boater

A body found in the water in Belleair may belong to a boater who disappeared a couple of weeks ago, Clearwater police said.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Live Updates: Lightning vs. Predators

Live Updates: Lightning vs. Predators

Get the latest from Amalie Arena as the Bolts try to get back on the winning path after dropping their last two games.
Updated: 7 hours ago

Sinkhole leads to MacDill’s Bayshore gate closure, officials say

A sinkhole at the intersection of Interbay and Bayshore boulevards has led to traffic delays that have caused the closure of the Bayshore gate to MacDill Air Force Base, officials said this afternoon.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Third suspect in Polk triple murder arrested in Miami area

Third suspect in Polk triple murder arrested in Miami area

U.S. marshals on Thursday night arrested a man wanted in connection with a triple homicide in Polk County, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office said in a release.
Updated: 9 hours ago

Bright House Networks announces regional business awards

Bright House Networks and the chambers of commerce of Hillsborough, Pinellas, Polk, Pasco, Hernando, Citrus, Manatee and Sarasota counties announced the winners in the third annual Regional Business Awards — Tampa Bay Area.
Updated: 9 hours ago

‘Person of interest’ in Club Rayne shooting speaks out

TAMPA — A Tampa man who was identified as a person of interest in Saturday’s mass shooting at Club Rayne said Friday he did nothing wrong and is angry with police for implicating him in the crime by releasing his photo.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Two dead in wrong-way crash on I-275 exit ramp in downtown Tampa

Two dead in wrong-way crash on I-275 exit ramp in downtown Tampa

TAMPA — Authorities believe the car that was going the wrong way on an Interstate 275 exit ramp near downtown Tampa early Friday morning began his wrong way jaunt farther west, then got off the interstate only to re-enter the highway again goi...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Seminole man pleads guilty to making threatening calls to mosques

Seminole man pleads guilty to making threatening calls to mosques

TAMPA — A Seminole man pleaded guilty Friday to making threatening phone calls to Pinellas County mosques after the Paris terrorist attacks in November.
Updated: 10 hours ago