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Wednesday, May 04, 2016

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No injuries as train cuts semi in half after Seminole Heights crash

Three people were hospitalized with possible stress-related injuries this afternoon when an Amtrak train slammed into the back semi-tractor trailer near Seminole Heights, cutting the trailer in half.
Published: 05/03/16

Time-lapse video shows balloon glow at RiverFest in downtown Tampa

If you missed RiverFest last weekend, you can see a big chunk of what you missed while only investing about a minute of your time.
Published: 05/03/16
Bolts notes: Stralman skates, but won’t return tonight vs. Islanders

Bolts notes: Stralman skates, but won’t return tonight vs. Islanders

NEW YORK — Where and when will Anton Stralman rejoin the Lightning?
Published: 05/03/16
Watch party for Lightning-Islanders today at Amalie Arena

Watch party for Lightning-Islanders today at Amalie Arena

Fans can gather at Amalie Arena this afternoon to watch the Tampa Bay Lightning take on the New York Islanders in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.
Published: 05/03/16
Hillsborough slashing tests for elementary students after complaints

Hillsborough slashing tests for elementary students after complaints

TAMPA — It took years of teacher and parent complaints over a stacked and stressful testing schedule, but Hillsborough County elementary schools will see fewer tests next school year.
Published: 05/03/16
Gathering honors Tampa police officers killed in line of duty

Gathering honors Tampa police officers killed in line of duty

More than 100 spectators gathered in the shade of the oaks along Franklin Street on Tuesday morning to mark Tampa Police Department’s remembrance of fallen officers.
Published: 05/03/16
St. Louis jury awards $55 million in Johnson & Johnson cancer suit

St. Louis jury awards $55 million in Johnson & Johnson cancer suit

ST. LOUIS — For the second time in three months, a St. Louis jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a huge award over claims that its talcum powder causes cancer.
Published: 05/03/16

Palmetto woman, 63, killed in double-murder-suicide in Iowa

A 63-year-old Manatee County woman was killed in a double-murder-suicide at her daughter’s home in Iowa, authorities said. Her daughter and estranged husband are also dead, authorities said.
Published: 05/03/16
Pasco man charged in killing of Maine woman was freed from jail days earlier

Pasco man charged in killing of Maine woman was freed from jail days earlier

A 25-year-old New Port Richey man accused of killing a woman and having sex with her corpse had been released from the Pasco County jail three weeks before the slaying.
Published: 05/03/16
Cruz unloads on Trump, calls him ‘utterly amoral,’ as Indiana votes

Cruz unloads on Trump, calls him ‘utterly amoral,’ as Indiana votes

INDIANAPOLIS – Republican Ted Cruz launched a blistering attack on rival Donald Trump as voters cast ballots in Indiana today, calling him “utterly amoral” and likening him to a fictitious character he described as “a bra...
Published: 05/03/16