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Tampa Police Arrest Brandon Woman In Hyde Park Murder
TAMPA, FL -- A 25-year-old Brandon woman has been arrested for the brutal murder of a man in a Hyde Park neighborhood in September.On Thursday, Oct. 18, Tampa Police detectives charged Melissa McNutt of 623 Talwood Circle, Brandon, with the armed robbery and first-degree murder of Justin Vancleff He
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
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
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
Body found behind Tampa business, investigation underway
TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Police Department is investigating a suspicious death after a body was found behind a business.Police say they received a call Friday morning about the body of an adult female behind Comida Latina in Tampa.At this time police do not know who the woman is or how she died. They
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
Two injured in apartment complex shooting, Bradenton police say
Bradenton Police responded to reports of a shooting around 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Village at Cortez apartment complex.Both victims were taken to Blake Medical Center, according to Lt. Brian Thiers.One neighbor, who asked not to be named, said she heard the shots and came outside to find people stan
Teen Girl In Serious Condition Following Crash On SR 70
MANATEE COUNTY, FL -- A 17-year-old Myakka girl is in serious condition following an accident Thursday, Oct. 18, just before 1 p.m. on State Road 70.
RUSKIN: Boo Bash changes venue
It’s the Critter Adoption and Rescue Effort’s (C.A.R.E.) annual Boo Bash, where dogs of all sizes are unleashed for unfettered hobnobbing with other sociable canines. A few adventurous cats in enclosed carriers usually show up, as well.
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.
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
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
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
FHP to conduct DUI wolfpack in Manatee and Sarasota Counties
MANATEE/SARASOTA COUNTIES, FL (WWSB) - The Florida Highway Patrol will hold a DUI Wolfpack Operation starting this weekend on Friday, October 19.The operation will start at 10:00 p.m. and go until 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 20.
It’s your weekend: Here are some fun things to do around Bradenton this weekend
Details:10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Bradenton Area Convention Center, 1 Haben Blvd., Palmetto. General admission: $10.
4-foot spiders crawl toward Lakewood Ranch | East County | Your Observer
If you are afraid of spiders, you may want to avoid the intersection of Lena Road and State Road 70.Just north of the intersection, two 4-foot-tall spiders creep ominously across the building wall and front yard of Lakewood Ranch Endodontics.Dr. Craig Duerson said he got them from Home Depot last ye
Threat found inside Southeast High School bathroom on Thursday
Students and staff at Southeast High School in Bradenton were ordered to “shelter in place” on Thursday afternoon after a threat was found in a bathroom on campus.At about 1 p.m., a threatening note was found in one of the school’s bathrooms and the school was placed on a “shelter in place” alert, i
Tampa Mom Arrested for Death of 2-month-old son after autopsy report finds he was exposed to cocaine | 970 WFLA
Hillsborough County Sheriff's detectives arrested 34-year-old Megan Rand on Tuesday for aggravated manslaughter of a child after an autopsy report revealed that her son, Brennan, died from complications due to cocaine exposure.
Student sent to hospital after being hit by vehicle in Ruskin
RUSKIN, Fla. — A student is in the hospital after being hit by a vehicle Wednesday morning.The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said they received the call about a student being hit at 6:45 a.m.The accident happened near 901 6th St SE in Ruskin.The South County Career Center student was transpor
VIDEO: Monster gator roams Buffalo Creek Golf Course in Palmetto, Florida
Chubbs, as he is affectionately known, doesn't move very fast, and based on his belly size, he appears to be well fed.