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Fatal, wrong-way crash closes NB Howard Frankland Bridge for hours

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) - Investigators believe a Pinellas Park man was under the influence of alcohol when he drove the wrong-way on the Howard Frankland Bridge and hit a van head-on. The crash happened at 5:54 a.m. Friday in the northbound lanes of the bridge near mile marker 32. Investigator

WFLA.COM - 2018-10-19 14:43:30

Father Pleads Guilty in Largo Infant Hot Trailer Death

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. - William Hendrickson, who was arrested last July in connection with the death of his infant son inside a mobile home where the temperature reached 114 degrees, pleaded guilty to second degree murder charges Friday in exchange for a 25-year prison sentence. RELATED STORIES: 1 c

BAY NEWS 9 - 2018-10-19 23:04:00

8 fun things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay | Oct. 19-21

Tampa Pig Jig (Friday, Saturday)Show your support at this annual fundraiser held along the Tampa Bay waterfront while raising awareness of Focal Segmental Glomerulosclorosis (FSGS) and funding for NephCure Kidney International. The afternoon will offer attendees great food, drinks, games, live music

WFLA.COM - 2018-10-19 14:57:29

Teen stabbed in robbery attempt outside Tarpon Springs gym

TARPONS SPRINGS (FOX 13) - A teenage gym employee was hospitalized Friday afternoon after being stabbed in an apparent robbery attempt. According to police in Tarpon Springs, it was just before 3:30 when the 16-year-old Crossfit employee was attacked outside the business on U.S. 19 North. The victim

FOX13NEWS.COM - 2018-10-19 23:58:00

LIVE: 8-vehicle crash involving PSTA bus closes SB US 19 in Palm Harbor

An 8-vehicle crash involving a PSTA bus has closed the southbound lanes of U.S. 19 in Palm Harbor. The crash happened around noon on Thursday. Photos from the scene show a Volvo, a Volkswagen, a truck and the bus in the road. A Pinellas County Sheriff's Office spokesperson said two deputies performe

WFLA.COM - 2018-10-18 16:48:37

Restaurant Ratings Most Violations: October 8 to October 13

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) - The following Tampa Bay area restaurants received the most violations during inspections conducted October 8 to October 13.La Casita Grocery & Restaurant at 101 W. Shell Point Rd. in Ruskin, 21 violationsPotentially hazardous cold food was held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenh

WFLA.COM - 2018-10-19 20:18:59

Andrew Gillum on Ron DeSantis in St. Petersburg: ‘If I have to go there, I’m going to go there.’

After spending 11 days away from the campaign to help his city through Hurricane Michael, Gillum returned to the stump Friday, delivering a fiery town hall-slash-rally at St. Petersburg College.

TAMPA BAY TIMES - 2018-10-19 18:14:04

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REALTOR.COM - 2018-10-18 20:43:57

Owner believes dog was tortured, killed after body found in trash can with metal pipe around head

SEMINOLE HEIGHTS, Fla. - Investigators with the Hillsborough County's Pet Resource Center have exhumed a dog's body in Seminole Heights to see if there is evidence of abuse after it was found dead with a pipe around its head. WARNING: This story contains details that are graphic in nature. Don, th

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2018-10-19 19:40:16

After break for Hurricane Michael, Andrew Gillum returns to stump in Tampa Bay

TAMPA - After an 11-day break because of Hurricane Michael, Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum returned to the campaign trail Friday with whistle stop appearances in St. Petersburg and Tampa. For a fired-up crowd at Waterworks Park, it was like he had never been away. About 400 suppor

TAMPA BAY TIMES - 2018-10-19 23:29:28

"Florida is the 14th Most Expensive State to Live In" - Unaffordable States of America - Florida Live 10/18/18 | Newstalk Florida

On today’s edition of Florida Live, host Dan Maduri talks the newest developments of Michael Drejka, the man who shot Markeis McGlockton at a convenience store on July 19 in Clearwater. Drejka claims “Stand Your Ground” for the incident.

NEWSTALKFLORIDA.COM - 2018-10-18 22:12:38

Wrong-way driver dies in Howard Frankland Bridge crash

ST. PETERSBURG (FOX 13) - A wrong-way driver with a history of drinking and driving died after a crash on the Howard Frankland Bridge that closed the span's northbound lanes for hours during Friday morning's commute. The crash happened before 6 a.m. just north of the 4th Street exit on the Pinellas

FOX13NEWS.COM - 2018-10-19 13:11:00

Largo woman chews, swallows crack pipe during arrest, police say

Hutton, 52, of Largo, was arrested Friday night after Largo police said she tried to destroy evidence by chewing and swallowing a glass crack pipe.


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


Health inspector documents rodent chew marks on coffee stir sticks at airport restaurant

– Nothing builds up an appetite like a long day of travel. But imagine getting food poisoning along the way, or worse yet while on vacation.“I feel like whenever you’re traveling you get a little hungrier than normal,” said Josh Plank, who was traveling with his family back home to Indianapolis.But

10NEWS - 2018-10-18 23:03:11

EARLY VOTING: Pinellas County locations & times for 2018 General Election

To avoid delays, elections officials ask you bring one or two forms of identification that include your signature and photo. Without proper identification, you may still vote a provisional ballot, which will later be evaluated by a canvassing board for eligibility.

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2018-10-18 14:00:28

Downtown Largo development inches forward

But, in order to finally break ground on the mixed-use project that includes a five-story building on the 500 block of West Bay Drive and a three-story building on the 600 block, he has to sell those benefits to commercial tenants leasing retail spaces on the first two floors of both structures.


Breaking News: Pilot has minor injuries after crash in Plant City | Plant City Observer | Plant City Observer

The pilot of the plane, 76-year-old John McKenney, was the only one in the aircraft and was not seriously injured, according to PCPD. He was treated at the scene.

PLANTCITYOBSERVER.COM - 2018-10-18 20:16:55

High concentrations of red tide reported around Tampa Bay even after Hurricane Michael

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- By and large, Hurricane Michael did little to completely break red tide's grip on the Tampa Bay region.


EARLY VOTING: Tampa Bay area locations & times for 2018 General Election

To avoid delays, elections officials ask you bring one or two forms of identification that include your signature and photo. Without proper identification, you may still vote a provisional ballot, which will later be evaluated by a canvassing board for eligibility.

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2018-10-18 14:05:32