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Person hospitalized after central Tampa shooting

TAMPA — A person was hospitalized sometime Saturday following a shooting in central Tampa, police said.
Updated one month ago

Two arrested in pair of Ybor City robberies

TAMPA — Police arrested two suspects after a pair of early morning robberies at gunpoint in Ybor City on Monday.
Updated one month ago

Protests continue in Hillsborough over shooting of unarmed black man

CLAIR-MEL — For six days they’ve sat at the convenience store where he worked, sometimes blocking the streets, sometimes lighting candles in remembrance and sometimes just waiting for their next chance to act.
Updated one month ago
Hillsborough sheriff’s official says Clair-Mel man reached toward waistband before deputy fired

Hillsborough sheriff’s official says Clair-Mel man reached toward waistband before deputy fired

CLAIR-MEL — Levonia Riggins wouldn’t show his hands. He stayed in bed, under the covers, then jumped up and made a movement toward his waistband before a Hillsborough County deputy fatally shot him, a sheriff’s official now says....
Updated one month ago
Dirtiest of New York cops emerging from the shadows in Tampa

Dirtiest of New York cops emerging from the shadows in Tampa

Ken Eurell is known as one of the dirtiest cops in the history of the New York Police Department.
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Tensions rise in wake of Hillsborough deputy’s shooting of unarmed black man in Tampa

Tensions rise in wake of Hillsborough deputy’s shooting of unarmed black man in Tampa

CLAIR-MEL — A disturbance Thursday night arising from a deputy’s shooting of an unarmed black man caused damage to at least 10 vehicles before authorities blocked traffic in the area.
Updated one month ago

Hillsborough judge is reprimanded by Florida Supreme Court

TALLAHASSEE — His tie red, white and blue and his back military straight, Hillsborough Circuit Judge Gregory Holder stood before the Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday and accepted a reprimand for his advocacy on behalf of a veteran in his cou...
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Intruder shot after Tampa homeowner spies him on home surveillance phone app

TAMPA — A burglary suspect was shot Tuesday after the homeowner saw the intruder on a home surveillance mobile application and called a relative to investigate, police said.
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Prominent Tampa attorney admits in plea agreement to helping hide drug money

Prominent Tampa attorney admits in plea agreement to helping hide drug money

TAMPA — For more than three decades, attorney Joe M. Gonzalez was a fixture of Tampa’s civic scene, rubbing elbows with politicians and everyday citizens as he sought to honor the city’s history and influence its politics.
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Tampa Police officer remembered for humor, heroism

Tampa Police officer remembered for humor, heroism

TAMPA — From the day Master Patrol Officer Fred Thomas Arnold III found a black rubber snake on the side of the road, he never missed a chance to use it against his fellow Tampa Police Department officers — hiding the snake in places li...
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