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Romano: Of course, Florida is the nation’s slacker in death penalty reforms

Romano: Of course, Florida is the nation’s slacker in death penalty reforms

We are, as usual, on the wrong side of normal in Florida.
Updated: 2 months ago
75 Tampa Bay area religious leaders call for end to death penalty in wake of Harvard report

75 Tampa Bay area religious leaders call for end to death penalty in wake of Harvard report

TAMPA — The names of those who signed the letter read like a who’s who of the local religious community, with Catholics, Jews and various Protestant denominations represented.
Updated: 2 months ago
Plant City man drives car through Lakeland home, killing woman, 76

Plant City man drives car through Lakeland home, killing woman, 76

LAKELAND — It sounded like a bomb went off.
Updated: 2 months ago
Hillsborough High senior killed after hit-and-run while crossing Hillsborough Ave.

Hillsborough High senior killed after hit-and-run while crossing Hillsborough Ave.

Bryant Perdomo peered at his phone and realized something was wrong.
Updated: 2 months ago
Harley-Davidson of Tampa hosts All 4 Kids event to help neglected or abused children

Harley-Davidson of Tampa hosts All 4 Kids event to help neglected or abused children

People looking to make a difference in the life of an abused or neglected child can attend the All 4 Kids event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday (Oct. 15) at Harley Davidson of Tampa, 6920 N Dale Mabry Hwy.
Updated: 2 months ago
Hillsborough sheriff: Three armed men arrested after holding hostages inside Lakeland McDonald’s

Hillsborough sheriff: Three armed men arrested after holding hostages inside Lakeland McDonald’s

Three armed men were taken into custody Saturday after climbing through a McDonald’s drive-thru window, taking employees and customers hostage, and hiding in the ceiling while more than 100 law enforcement officials surrounded the building, de...
Updated: 2 months ago

Authorities add murder charge against man suspected in Tampa retaliation shooting

TAMPA — After Alica Fussell was shot to death in July, it did not take long for police to name a person of interest in her killing.
Updated: 2 months ago

Tampa to pay $42,500 to woman who said police officer broke her arm during arrest

Tampa City Council on Thursday agreed to pay $42,500 to settle a lawsuit filed by a woman who says a Tampa police officer broke her arm during an arrest in 2012.
Updated: 2 months ago
Sheriff’s Office releases name of man fatally shot by deputy in Riverview

Sheriff’s Office releases name of man fatally shot by deputy in Riverview

RIVERVIEW — The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the man fatally shot by a deputy Tuesday afternoon.
Updated: 2 months ago
Two deer killed, third injured at Nature’s Classroom education center in east Hillsborough

Two deer killed, third injured at Nature’s Classroom education center in east Hillsborough

THONOTOSASSA — Nature’s Classroom is supposed to be a place where school children get an up-close look at Florida wildlife.
Updated: 2 months ago