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Gun seizures on rise at Tampa airport, officials say

Gun seizures on rise at Tampa airport, officials say

TAMPA — Gun confiscations at Tampa International Airport security check points were up significantly in January, and if the numbers stay that high, the airport could become among the top three in the nation for firearms seizures....
Updated: 3 hours ago

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
Airlines restore tiny perks, like pretzels, to pacify fliers in coach

Airlines restore tiny perks, like pretzels, to pacify fliers in coach

NEW YORK – After 15 years of near austerity, U.S. airlines are restoring some small perks for passengers crammed into coach.
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.
Published: 01/29/16