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Tampa mom says parents need to know that prescribed drugs are killing teens

"Sure enough on November 30, 2015, he succumbed and took his life." Angela said with tear in her eyes.

WFLA.COM - 2018-10-17 12:46:25

Teen hit by car in Ruskin

RUSKIN (FOX 13)- A teenager was hit by a car on a Ruskin road Wednesday morning.Hillsborough County deputies said the crash occurred at 21st Avenue and 6th Street SE. The teen male student is from South County Career Center.Deputies said he was transported by a medical chopper to Tampa General Hospi

FOX13NEWS.COM - 2018-10-17 15:28:00

Teen airlifted to hospital after being hit by SUV in Ruskin, deputies say

The victim was taken to Tampa General Hospital.RUSKIN, Fla. -- A teenager has been taken to the hospital after being hit by an SUV Wednesday morning in Ruskin.It happened near 21st Avenue Southeast and 6th Street Southeast.According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, the teen is a student

10NEWS - 2018-10-17 12:04:53

5 things to do under $5 this week: Pops in the Park, Circus McGurkis

1Florida Orchestra: Pops in the Park:One of thehighlights of the Florida Orchestra season returns this weekend, with two choices to hear film scores, Broadway hits and symphonic favorites for free in local parks. Pack a picnic and bring canned goods for Tampa Bay Harvest. Pre-concert activities star

TAMPA BAY TIMES - 2018-10-17 14:00:00

Sarasota man on the run after allegedly killing his associate

SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Deputies have launched a statewide manhunt for a Sarasota man wanted for murder.New details just released by the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office show 31-year-old Daniel Davenport on surveillance cameras in Orlando, Monday.Police said they are confident he's responsible for kil

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2018-10-16 22:21:00

HomeGoods to Open Store in Bradenton on October 28th - Bradenton, FL Patch

HomeGoods, the leading off-price home décor store, will open a 20,009 square-foot store inBradenton on Sunday, October 28th at 8:00 a.m. The new store is located in the Shoppes of Paradise Pay at 7134 Cortez Road W. This will be the 11th HomeGoods in the Tampa market.

PATCH - 2018-10-17 16:21:05

Two children hit while crossing MLK, Jr. Blvd. in Tampa

Investigators said some of the westbound lanes stopped, but in the last lane, the driver of a car did not see the children and struck them as they entered his lane.

FOX13NEWS.COM - 2018-10-17 01:04:00

In theaters this week: ‘Halloween,’ ‘The Oath,’ ‘The Old Man & The Gun,’ Tampa Theatre gets in spooky spirit

Forty years later,Jamie Lee Curtisreturns as Laurie Strode for a final showdown with masked killer Michael Meyers. With Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, Virginia Gardner and Nick Castle. Directed by David Gordon Green.(106 minutes, R)

TAMPA BAY TIMES - 2018-10-17 15:51:58

Polk County detectives find hit and run driver who left volunteer in critical condition

On Tuesday, Oct. 16, detectives arrested 28-year-old Ricky Perez of Plant City. Perez is charged with leaving the scene of a crash with serious bodily injury and reckless driving with serious bodily injury. He was taken to the Polk County Jail.

WFLA.COM - 2018-10-17 15:19:33

Top things to do in Tampa Bay this week: MarineQuest, Dia de los Muertos, Brian Kilmeade

TheSt. Petersburg Science FestivalandMarineQuestwill transform the north side of Bayboro Harbor’s waterfront into a free kid-friendly science lab Saturday. Interactive activities will be set up at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, Poynter Park and the state’s Fish and Wildlife Research

TAMPA BAY TIMES - 2018-10-17 15:42:44

'Chubbs' the massive gator spotted at Palmetto golf course

PALMETTO, Fla. (FOX 13)- It was a regular day of golfing for a Bradenton man, but then he came across a longtime resident at the Palmetto golf club: Chubbs the gator.

FOX13NEWS.COM - 2018-10-16 10:32:00

Steak restaurant brings its 'road show' to Riverview

At the newly-opened Texas Roadhouse in Riverview, you can get it cooked any way you prefer and it comes with a side of Rednex'sCotton Eye Joeor Alan Jackson’sGood Timeat no extra charge. Since launching in Indiana circa 1993, the Louisville-based steak house has grown into more than 510 locations in

TAMPA BAY TIMES - 2018-10-16 19:25:05

Deputies search for Polk County woman caught on camera walking out on nail salon bill

The Polk County Sheriff's Office said the woman, who has yet to be identified, visited Sun Nails & Spa in Lakeland on Tuesday, Oct. 2 to treat herself to a manicure and pedicure valued at $53.

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2018-10-16 14:29:46

Surveillance video shows moments before Lakeland commissioner shoots, kills man for stealing hatchet

"At this time, in the interest of transparency, although the criminal investigation continues to be active, we at the Lakeland Police Department have requested and received the approval of the State Attorney's Office to release all the videos which show the shooting that occurred on October 3," the

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2018-10-16 09:50:37

To understand homeless people, Tampa photographer spent 18 months meeting with them

“Like many, I used to think the homeless needed to get a job, responsibility and gray hair like the rest of us,” said Rampolla, 58. “I learned those people could have been me. It could be me.”

TAMPA BAY TIMES - 2018-10-16 19:00:35

Florida Strawberry Festival To Host 1st Battle Of The Bands

The submission period ends Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 5 p.m. In early November, after all submissions have been accepted, the Florida Strawberry Festival will announce no more than 20 of the bands to participate in an online fan voting preliminary. Through this process, the festival will solicit fans via

PATCH - 2018-10-16 18:32:42

Murder suspect could be driving victim's car in Tampa Bay area

The remains of 55-year-old Sergio Hostins, of Sarasota, were recently found in Collier County.


Cross Bay Ferry service set to return to Tampa Bay

Officials on Tuesday announced service will start Thursday, Nov. 1, with six months of trips between Tampa and St. Petersburg scheduled through April 2019.

10NEWS - 2018-10-16 13:36:02

Spring Hill Man Killed In Early Morning Home Invasion | 970 WFLA

No arrests have been made after deputies searched the area for possible suspects, however, they say there is no immediate threat to the neighborhood.

IHEART.COM - 2018-10-16 08:55:00

Tampa Bay Lightning's win means free Chick-fil-A on Monday

1) Download or log into the Chick-fil-A app2) Create an account if you haven’t already, and make sure your GPS is on. Remember, the offer only applies at participating Chick-fil-A locations in Tampa Bay.3) Go to the “news” category4) Scroll down and you will see the offer5) Redeem it, and indulge