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Tax money could help repair fašades of Ybor buildings
The Ritz Ybor, The Castle and three other Ybor City businesses soon might receive thousands of dollars for improvements to their façades.
Published on 04/11/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Two Hillsborough inmates appear on MSNBC's 'Lockup'

Two of Tampa's more notorious inmates were featured on the latest episode of MSNBC's "Lockup: Extended Stay Tampa."

Published on 10/18/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Cockfighting operation busted in Clair-Mel
Cockfighting, a contest that pits roosters against each other in mortal combat, has been a popular pastime along a stretch of South 32nd Avenue, animal service officials say.
Published on 10/12/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Suspect in grisly slaying proclaims innocence on MSNBC show

"Lockup" goes behind bars to talk with Kasey Ackerman, one of five charged in the death of Robert Brewer, who was stabbed, then set afire in trash bin.

Published on 10/12/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Tampa woman dragged into woods, raped

The woman was walking on Delaney Creek Drive on Tuesday evening when she was dragged into the woods and raped, deputies say.

Published on 10/06/11
Updated on 03/21/13
Debra Lafave no longer on probation

The former teacher's probation for having sex with a 14-year-old boy has ended four years earlier than scheduled.

Published on 09/22/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Newsome High teacher caught stalking woman, prosecutors say

A Newsome High teacher was accused of stalking a woman and was caught actively conducting surveillance on her, investigators said.

Published on 09/21/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Lafave, now mom of twins, wants to end probation early

Former teacher Debra Lafave is supposed to be on probation until 2015 for having sex with a 14-year-old student.

Published on 09/20/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Reward now $25,000 in unsolved Tampa slaying

Emilio Jose Martinez-Rodriguez appears to have been abducted from his Tampa driveway on his way back from buying Chinese food.

Published on 09/20/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Tampa honors Marine killed in Afghanistan two years ago

Staff Sgt. Aaron Kenefick and four colleagues were killed in battle on Sept. 8, 2009. Thursday's memorial ceremonies in Tampa came several hours before another Marine involved in the battle was given the Medal of Honor a...

Published on 09/16/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Police kill suspect in Tampa convenience store shooting

A man who police believe gunned down a convenience store owner during an attempted robbery last week was fatally shot by officers who tried to arrest him, police said.

Published on 08/24/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Man with suspended license allows girl to drive SUV, deputies say

An Apollo Beach man with a suspended driver's license decided to teach his girlfriend's 11-year-old daughter how to drive Tuesday, deputies said.

Published on 07/20/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Hillsborough considers clampdown on 'sweepstakes cafes'

There are about 20 of the businesses throughout Hillsborough. Pinellas recently forced closure of four of them.

Published on 07/12/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Woman sentenced in trash-bin slaying of 26-year-old man

After Robert Mason Brewer was stabbed and beaten, then set on fire in an industrial trash bin while still alive, Rosanna DiMauro provided the attackers bleach and rags to clean the apartment where the incident began.

Published on 07/08/11
Updated on 03/20/13
Brandon man arrested in fatal November crash

Addison Strzalka is charged with vehicular homicide in the death of Nicole Petracci, who was the passenger in a pickup that struck a tree.

Published on 07/07/11
Updated on 03/20/13