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Should Hillsborough pay to fix state road? Commissioners don’t agree

Should Hillsborough pay to fix state road? Commissioners don’t agree

TAMPA — Hillsborough County Commissioner Stacy White has an unusual request for next year’s budget: He wants the county to pay for improvements to a state road that runs through his district.
Updated one month ago
Gibsonton woman, 9 months pregnant, killed crossing road

Gibsonton woman, 9 months pregnant, killed crossing road

GIBSONTON — After the impact, after the airbag blew up in his face, Isaac Velez felt panic and dread.
Updated one month ago
Power line that killed cyclist may have been down for 10 hours

Power line that killed cyclist may have been down for 10 hours

A downed power line that electrocuted a bicyclist Wednesday along the Courtney Campbell Causeway may have dangled for as many as 10 hours over a public path before dawn delivered a victim.
Updated one month ago
Gibsonton father sings last song to son, who died after pickup backed over him

Gibsonton father sings last song to son, who died after pickup backed over him

TAMPA — The father did the only thing he could think of to comfort his dying 2-year-old son: He sang to him.
Updated: 2 months ago
With July Fourth weekend comes string of deadly crashes in Tampa Bay

With July Fourth weekend comes string of deadly crashes in Tampa Bay

Just as the Fourth of July weekend was starting Friday night, Nicholas Behringer left a party in Riverview.
Updated: 2 months ago
Dead cats keep showing up on the Howard Frankland Bridge

Dead cats keep showing up on the Howard Frankland Bridge

Mary Beth Singh was making the same drive from her home in St. Petersburg to her office in Tampa she has made for 12 years when she glanced out the window and saw something that made her sick to her stomach.
Updated: 3 months ago
Weekend tragedy illustrates danger on busy waters

Weekend tragedy illustrates danger on busy waters

ST. PETERSBURG — Memorial Day weekend was just kicking off Friday night when, authorities said, a motorboat cut through Bayboro Harbor, hitting another vessel before it rammed into the seawall and spun out of control.
Updated: 3 months ago