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Two people charged in fatal shooting at Tampa McDonald's parking lot
TAMPA, Fla. -- Two people have been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of another man at a Tampa McDonald's parking lot. Police said Marquez Davon Roberts, 19, faces charges of first-degree murder, carrying a concealed firearm and uttering a counterfeit instrument. A 17-year-old was also char
Coyote spotted near 7-Eleven store in Bradenton
BRADENTON, Fla. -- A lone coyote was spotted near a 7-Eleven gas station Sunday. Joel C. Acosta took the video of the animal, which he said he saw at the store on Manatee Avenue and 75th Street. Acosta said it was around 12:30 a.m. Sunday.
Inmate dies at the Hillsborough County Jail
TAMPA, Fla.— Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating the death of an inmate at the Falkenburg Road Jail. EMS personnel were called just before 6 p.m. Saturday when Mauricio Blanco Jr. became unconscious.
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of Dec. 10-16
Boat parades: More of the quintessentially Florida holiday tradition happens this weekend. Treasure Island’s Lighted Parade is a big one, happening Friday at the Club at Treasure Island. More than 50 decorated boats are participating, with live entertainment, a Santa visit and a cash bar. Saturday,
NWS confirms second tornado touched down Sunday in Hillsborough County
WIMAUMA, Fla. – The National Weather Service confirmed a second tornado touched down over the weekend in the Tampa Bay area. A tornado around 4:21 p.m. ET Sunday caused tree and minor structural damage near Carlton Lake Road and State Road 674 Northeast, according to the NWS. The Wimauma tornado is
Witness believes road rage behind deadly dragging
PALMETTO, Fla. (WFLA) - A man was dragged for three miles under a pick-up truck last Thursday night. A witness to the horrifying incident is convinced Brad Yost, a local musician, died as the result of road rage.
2 Charged In July Murder At Tampa McDonald's
TAMPA, FL -- Tampa Police have arrested two people for the murder of a man in July in the parking lot of a Tampa McDonald's restaurant. Marquez Davon Roberts, 19, was charged with first-degree murder, carrying a concealed firearm and uttering a counterfeit instrument in connection with the July 20 f
Body found floating in Tampa Bay near the Howard Frankland Bridge
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla - St. Petersburg Police are investigating after a woman's body was found floating in the Tampa Bay near the Howard Frankland Bridge on Saturday. A fisherman called police to report a possible body in the water near the Howard Frankland Bridge at around 4:15 p.m. Saturday. Search
Tampa man vanishes after argument with his wife, search underway to find him
TAMPA, Fla. -- The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing and endangered Tampa man. Christopher Adam Jeske, 41, got into an argument with his wife and left their Siobhan Avenue home threatening to harm himself just before 9 p.m. on Dec. 7, according to deputies.
Video Released of Reuben Foster’s Ex-GF Calling Cops on Him After She Went Through His Phone & Found Things She Didn’t Like; Incident Happened Month Before His Arrest in Tampa
If Rueben Foster is an indeed an abuser he should be in jail and shouldn’t be given opportunities to play in the NFL, but even if Foster isn’t an abuser he still has to be held responsible for continuing to stay in a relationship that is toxic.
'I’m tired of hurting': St. Petersburg family wants confession in deadly hit-and-run crash
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- “I can’t eat, I can’t sleep. I grieve a lot and I’m tired of hurting," a family says. Roy and Sylvia Underdue-Lee held on to each other, holding a picture of their daughter, Lisa, as they talked about the pain of losing her.
Chris Brown arrested after his concert in Florida for assault
Chris Brown basically went from his concert stage in West Palm Beach to a waiting cop car, as he was arrested soon after his concert got over. Why was Chris busted this time? Supposedly, it was for assault!
It’s basketball season!
Lennard boys’ hoops open at home against Spoto Nov. 30. RUSKIN— Revenge and improvement are on the minds of the Lennard Longhorns boys’ basketball team and head coach as they open regular season play this week after splitting two pre-season games.
SCC: New artist profile
SUN CITY CENTER — Audrey Wallace has had a long, fruitful and prosperous life in a variety of commercial- and corporate-type experiences — from Connecticut to Latin America to Florida. Now, the octogenarian has recently embarked on a new career, which is an avocation rather than a vocation. Although
Fisherman Finds Woman's Body in Tampa Bay Water
St. Petersburg, Fla. (970 WFLA) - Someone fishing near the Howard Frankland Bridge discovered a dead body Saturday afternoon. St. Petersburg police identified the remains as those of Sheila Capone, 26. Police originally said the condition of the body meant that the medical examiner would have to ide
Top 5 Things To Do This Week in Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, Dec. 10-15
Santa Claus will arrive in his horse-drawn carriage decorated in lights and garland at 6 p.m. Friday to kick off Lakewood Ranch's annual Christmas celebration Holidays Around the Ranch. Children can experience an outdoor snow slide and there will be a variety of street vendors with food and drinks s
Crews battle large recycling plant fire as storms hit Tampa
TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) - Firefighters battled massive flames and heavy smoke at a metal recycling facility in Tampa on Sunday morning. Hillsborough County Fire Rescue crews were called to the Trademark Metals Recycling Facility on Port Sutton Road just before 10 a.m.
Police identify body found in bay as woman, 26
Police identified a body found Saturday afternoon in Tampa Bay near the Howard Frankland Bridge as a 26-year-old woman. According to the St. Petersburg Police Department, Sheila Capone, 26, was found dead by a fisherman.
At least 1 tornado, severe storms cause damage in the Tampa Bay area
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Emergency crews have been busy responding to damage from at least one tornado in Tampa Bay area. A weather system Sunday brought several tornado warnings, in addition to a thunderstorm warning -- all of which have since been canceled. The National Weather Service confirms an
Hill climbed: Saints win NFC South with 25 straight points at Tampa Bay, finish off Bucs
A lackluster performance quickly turned into one of the Saints’ better wins of the season. Saints jack of all trades Taysom Hill blocked a Tampa Bay punt midway thru the third quarter that jumped started a Saints 28-14 comeback win at Tampa. The win sealed the first back to back division championshi