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Half-cent sales tax would rescue failing roadways — if voters give it thumbs up

Half-cent sales tax would rescue failing roadways — if voters give it thumbs up

TAMPA — Whenever a new levy is proposed, taxpayers ask first, “What’s in it for me?”
Published: 02/06/16
Updated: 02/07/16
Cooler weather slows work on U.S. 19

Cooler weather slows work on U.S. 19

HUDSON — Dodging orange-striped barrels marking lane closures, motorists driving on U.S. 19 north of State Road 52 might see a roadside sign that construction will conclude by summer 2015.
Published: 02/06/16

Man dies after stumbling into Hillsborough school bus

A 72-year-old man died Tuesday after hitting his head on a moving Hillsborough County school bus in Lutz, sheriff’s officials said.
Published: 02/03/16

New I-75 exit to SR 52 now open

SAN ANTONIO—Florida’s Department of Transportation this week opened a temporary exit for southbound drivers exiting Intrerstate 75 onto to State Road 52 (Exit 285).
Published: 02/02/16
Police: DUI driver arrested after hit-and-run, striking MacDill AFB gates

Police: DUI driver arrested after hit-and-run, striking MacDill AFB gates

A 44-year-old man was found passed out in his Maserati on Monday afternoon, shorly after it was involved in a hit-and-run on Bayshore Boulevard and struck gates at MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa police said.
Published: 02/02/16

Tampa police investigating fatal motorcycle crash

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash involving two other vehicles on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, east of Albany Avenue, on Monday, Tampa police said.
Published: 02/01/16
Updated: 02/02/16

Man killed in fiery I-275 crash north of Tampa identified

A Tampa man killed last week when his stopped van without lights was rear-ended by a semitrailer on Interstate 275 has been identified, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Published: 02/01/16

Riverview man injured after crashing motorcycle in Hardee

A 70-year-old Riverview man was injured Sunday when he lost control of his motorcycle on an eastern Hardee County road, the Florida Highway Patrol said in a release.
Published: 01/31/16
Deputies: Wrong-way driver kills motorcyclist in Dunedin

Deputies: Wrong-way driver kills motorcyclist in Dunedin

A Clearwater man has been charged with DUI manslaughter after driving head-on into a motorcyclist in Dunedin, Pinellas County sheriff’s officials said.
Published: 01/31/16
Tampa Bay Tech senior struck, killed crossing Gunn Highway

Tampa Bay Tech senior struck, killed crossing Gunn Highway

Emily Lopez had big plans for her life, but the 17-year-old will never will get to realize those goals, as her life was cut short Thursday night.
Updated one month ago