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Tampa police non-emergency 'temporarily' down - WTSP.com
Tampa police non-emergency 'temporarily' down  WTSP.com

TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Police Department's non-emergency lines are "temporarily down," according to a news release. The non-emergency line of ...


Posted on Tue, 16 Apr 2019 14:00:00 GMT



Tampa Police Department opens internal investigation on drug cases - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Tampa Police Department opens internal investigation on drug cases  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. (FOX 13) - Prosecutors decided Friday to not pursue charges against a convicted felon facing weapons and drug charges. The decision is part of ...


Posted on Fri, 29 Mar 2019 23:06:46 GMT



10 Tampa police officers investigated for misconduct - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
10 Tampa police officers investigated for misconduct  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. (FOX 13) - One year ago, Tampa Police officer Mark Landry stood next to police Chief Brian Dugan and accepted an award for employee of the ...


Posted on Fri, 22 Mar 2019 23:10:49 GMT



Another retired Tampa Police officer claims Jane Castor manipulated crime stats. But where's the proof? - Florida Politics
Another retired Tampa Police officer claims Jane Castor manipulated crime stats. But where's the proof?  Florida Politics

A second retired Tampa Police officer has come forward with allegations that the department manipulated crime statistics to make crime look lower than it ...


Posted on Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tampa police officers accused of throwing away drugs, turning off body cameras - WTSP.com
Tampa police officers accused of throwing away drugs, turning off body cameras  WTSP.com

TAMPA, Fla. — Ten Tampa police officers are under investigation and likely face disciplinary action for violating department procedures. Violations include ...


Posted on Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



10 Tampa police officers under investigation for policy violations - WFLA
10 Tampa police officers under investigation for policy violations  WFLA

Ten Tampa police officers under investigation for misconduct could soon learn their fate.


Posted on Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Jane Castor defends her record as Tampa police chief - Tampa Bay Times
Jane Castor defends her record as Tampa police chief  Tampa Bay Times

The mayoral front-runner says she would have done some things differently in her six years as chief, but is proud of her record.


Posted on Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tampa broadcaster Justin Pawlowski arrested for trying to solicit a 14-year-old boy - Awful Announcing
Tampa broadcaster Justin Pawlowski arrested for trying to solicit a 14-year-old boy  Awful Announcing

Long-time Tampa sports broadcaster Justin Pawlowski has been arrested on charges of using a computer device to solicit a minor and more.


Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019 20:42:53 GMT



Hillsborough County Tampa sets strict rules as E Scooters are about to zoom into city Carson - ABC Action News
Hillsborough County Tampa sets strict rules as E Scooters are about to zoom into city Carson  ABC Action News

E Scooters are about to zoom into Tampa—2400 of them.


Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:37:00 GMT



Hillsborough County Tampa police prepare for Pride Parade Marisela Burgos 6:08 PM, Mar 28, 2019 - ABC Action News
Hillsborough County Tampa police prepare for Pride Parade Marisela Burgos 6:08 PM, Mar 28, 2019  ABC Action News

The Tampa Police Department is getting ready for PRIDE this weekend and they want to make sure people are safe.


Posted on Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



They failed to document drug stops and activate body cameras. Now, Tampa police officers face discipline. - Tampa Bay Times
They failed to document drug stops and activate body cameras. Now, Tampa police officers face discipline.  Tampa Bay Times

Three patrol officers were immediately placed on administrative duty after the internal affairs investigation. Criminal cases the officers investigated could be in ...


Posted on Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tampa Police investigate trend of airbags being stolen out of cars - ABC Action News
Tampa Police investigate trend of airbags being stolen out of cars  ABC Action News

Tampa Police officers want to warn drivers about a recent trend they have noticed in the city, regarding Hondas.


Posted on Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



USF’s Tampa campus is the least safe in Florida, study says - Tampa Bay Times
USF’s Tampa campus is the least safe in Florida, study says  Tampa Bay Times

Click here to read this story in Spanish. The University of South Florida's Tampa campus is the least safe college campus in Florida, according to a recent ...


Posted on Wed, 17 Apr 2019 20:09:00 GMT



Man charged with DUI manslaughter after crashing into bicyclist in Tampa, police say - Tampa Bay Times
Man charged with DUI manslaughter after crashing into bicyclist in Tampa, police say  Tampa Bay Times

Wayman Jerald Pearson II, 48, was driving west in an Acura when he hit the bicyclist from behind, police said.


Posted on Mon, 15 Apr 2019 14:22:00 GMT



Even the Tampa Police Department has a podcast - Creative Loafing Tampa
Even the Tampa Police Department has a podcast  Creative Loafing Tampa

Chief Brian Dugan will speak to WWE wrestler Titus O'Neil this Wednesday.


Posted on Mon, 08 Apr 2019 14:33:17 GMT



Tampa police: Driver hits, kills pedestrian on Fowler Avenue Saturday night - Tampa Bay Times
Tampa police: Driver hits, kills pedestrian on Fowler Avenue Saturday night  Tampa Bay Times

The Tampa Police Department did not name the victim of the crash.


Posted on Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Sports broadcaster Justin Pawlowski accused of soliciting 14-year-old, police say - Tampa Bay Times
Sports broadcaster Justin Pawlowski accused of soliciting 14-year-old, police say  Tampa Bay Times

Known as “The Commish,” the 37-year-old spent years on local sports talk radio. His latest podcast went up the day he was arrested.


Posted on Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:48:00 GMT



Aggressive drivers. Dog parks. Best places to live. Here are rankings that define Tampa Bay. - Tampa Bay Times
Aggressive drivers. Dog parks. Best places to live. Here are rankings that define Tampa Bay.  Tampa Bay Times

The Tampa Bay area is home to more than 3 million people, making it one of the larger metropolitan areas in the country. Given that distinction, the region is ...


Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:47:00 GMT



Hillsborough County Tampa Police busts repair shop owner for running stolen car chop shop Isabel Rosales - ABC Action News
Hillsborough County Tampa Police busts repair shop owner for running stolen car chop shop Isabel Rosales  ABC Action News

Tampa Police investigate as stolen cars are stripped down for parts. TPD arrest a repair shop owner for allegedly running a chop shop. ABC Action News is ...


Posted on Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



TPD Real Time Crime Center helps investigate crimes as officers are dispatched - ABC Action News
TPD Real Time Crime Center helps investigate crimes as officers are dispatched  ABC Action News

The Tampa Police Department started a team they said helps them solve crimes faster.


Posted on Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tampa police searching for armed suspects in jewelry theft - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Tampa police searching for armed suspects in jewelry theft  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. (FOX 13) - A day at work became frightening for two Tampa jewelry store employees after they were held at gunpoint, police said, and officials are ...


Posted on Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Her body was found near a dumpster in Tampa. Who was she, and how did police make an arrest? - Tampa Bay Times
Her body was found near a dumpster in Tampa. Who was she, and how did police make an arrest?  Tampa Bay Times

Laura Pietscher was last seen alive in Sebring in October. Gary Tyrone Danielle has been charged with her murder.


Posted on Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Jane Castor in control: Two new polls show big leads for the former police chief in Tampa mayor's race - Tampa Bay Times
Jane Castor in control: Two new polls show big leads for the former police chief in Tampa mayor's race  Tampa Bay Times

TAMPA — Two public polls released a week before Election Day show former police chief Jane Castor firmly in control of the Tampa mayor's race. But one poll ...


Posted on Tue, 16 Apr 2019 16:33:00 GMT



Tampa police team up with local charity to provide free laundry service - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Tampa police team up with local charity to provide free laundry service  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Tampa Police Department teamed up with a local charity program called 'Current Initiatives' to help those in need get their laundry done.


Posted on Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Police search for women caught on video possibly casing houses on Davis Islands - ABC Action News
Police search for women caught on video possibly casing houses on Davis Islands  ABC Action News

The Tampa Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying two women caught on surveillance video attempting to open the doors of multiple ...


Posted on Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Police: Man shot and killed at north Tampa hookah bar Sunday - Tampa Bay Times
Police: Man shot and killed at north Tampa hookah bar Sunday  Tampa Bay Times

A man was shot and killed early Sunday morning at an east Tampa hookah bar, the Tampa Police said in a short release. The shooting happened at around 4 ...


Posted on Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



David Straz poll pushes negative narrative in Tampa mayoral race - Florida Politics
David Straz poll pushes negative narrative in Tampa mayoral race  Florida Politics

The David Straz campaign sent out an online poll to voters this week asking leading questions aimed at swaying voter opinion in the Tampa mayoral race ...


Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:06:31 GMT



Sports radio veteran accused of trying to solicit teen boy for sex - New York Post
Sports radio veteran accused of trying to solicit teen boy for sex  New York Post

Justin Pawlowski, known to listeners in Tampa Bay as “The Commish,” was taken into custody Wednesday after sending an explicit photo of his genitals to “what ...


Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:20:00 GMT



Study: USF Tampa is the least safe college campus in Florida - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Study: USF Tampa is the least safe college campus in Florida  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

The latest study by home security website, Alarms.org, is setting off alarm bells for some USF students.


Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:39:16 GMT



Police Searching For Driver After Vehicle Crashes Into Home - Bay News 9
Police Searching For Driver After Vehicle Crashes Into Home  Bay News 9

The crash happened near East 26th Avenue and North 28th Street in the Ybor City area just before 4 a.m..


Posted on Tue, 16 Apr 2019 09:37:00 GMT



WFLA-Ch. 8 morning anchor Marco Villareal accused of battering pregnant woman - Tampa Bay Times
WFLA-Ch. 8 morning anchor Marco Villareal accused of battering pregnant woman  Tampa Bay Times

Click here to read this story in Spanish. TAMPA — A morning news anchor for WFLA-Ch. 8 was arrested Sunday night on a charge of aggravated battery on a ...


Posted on Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Joe Henderson: For Dennis Duggan, the shows must go on - Tampa Bay Times
Joe Henderson: For Dennis Duggan, the shows must go on  Tampa Bay Times

The well-known local actor and former Tampa police officer persevered after suffering an injury during a performance.


Posted on Wed, 17 Apr 2019 21:50:00 GMT



WATCH: Jane Castor fights back against David Straz - WFLA
WATCH: Jane Castor fights back against David Straz  WFLA

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) - Former Tampa police chief Jane Castor says David Straz's attacks on her record at the Tampa Police Department are "completely ...


Posted on Sun, 14 Apr 2019 17:11:00 GMT



10 Tampa police officers accused of turning off body cameras, throwing away drugs | 10News WTSP - WTSP.com
10 Tampa police officers accused of turning off body cameras, throwing away drugs | 10News WTSP  WTSP.com

Some of the accusations might lead to a slap on the wrist but others, which are considered far more serious, could cost some of those officers their jobs.


Posted on Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tampa mayor debate: Jane Castor scoffs as David Straz attacks crime stats - Tampa Bay Times
Tampa mayor debate: Jane Castor scoffs as David Straz attacks crime stats  Tampa Bay Times

The last televised debate saw Straz claim a state report proved Castor manipulated crime data — but that's not what it says. “He has no idea what he's talking ...


Posted on Fri, 12 Apr 2019 02:57:00 GMT



Police: NYC cathedral suspect had booked a flight to Italy - Tampa Bay Times
Police: NYC cathedral suspect had booked a flight to Italy  Tampa Bay Times

NEW YORK — A college philosophy teacher arrested after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral carrying two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters had ...


Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:34:00 GMT



David Straz accuses Jane Castor of lying about her record on crime, but his numbers don't add up - Tampa Bay Times
David Straz accuses Jane Castor of lying about her record on crime, but his numbers don't add up  Tampa Bay Times

The retired banker launched a new television ad accusing Castor of manipulating crime statistics when she was Tampa police chief.


Posted on Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tampa Police Charge Man in October Murder - TB Reporter
Tampa Police Charge Man in October Murder  TB Reporter

The body of Laurie Marie Pietscher of Sebring was found behind a Tampa restaurant.


Posted on Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Woman arrested for fatal Tampa hit-and-run - WFLA
Woman arrested for fatal Tampa hit-and-run  WFLA

A woman was arrested for a hit-and-run crash that left another woman dead in Tampa last week, according to police.


Posted on Wed, 17 Apr 2019 19:30:00 GMT



University of South Florida ranked lowest in state for safe college campuses, study finds - Miami Herald
University of South Florida ranked lowest in state for safe college campuses, study finds  Miami Herald

A study by Alarms.org ranked the University of South Florida's Tampa campus to be the least safe college campus in Florida. It was near the bottom of the overall ...


Posted on Wed, 17 Apr 2019 13:43:00 GMT



Tampa police department investigating possible officer misconduct - WTSP.com
Tampa police department investigating possible officer misconduct  WTSP.com

An internal investigation found that some officers were not documenting drug offenses, getting rid of evidence and turning off their body cameras during calls.


Posted on Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Straz releases ad saying he won't accept donations greater than $500. Except he has. At least 12 times. - Tampa Bay Times
Straz releases ad saying he won't accept donations greater than $500. Except he has. At least 12 times.  Tampa Bay Times

TAMPA—Six more days to go, Tampa, and all the mailers and TV ads in an increasingly fact-free mayoral race will end. In the meantime, David Straz launched a ...


Posted on Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:59:00 GMT



Ybor City visitor claims excessive force used in arrest - WFLA
Ybor City visitor claims excessive force used in arrest  WFLA

They got the wrong person. A Gainesville woman claims she's being targeted for crimes she didn't commit.


Posted on Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tampa Woman Charged in Fatal Hit and Run - TB Reporter
Tampa Woman Charged in Fatal Hit and Run  TB Reporter

Tampa police said she admitted she was driving the vehicle that hit a moped driver.


Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019 08:47:21 GMT



Castor endorses Castor: They're not related, but they have more in common than a name - Tampa Bay Times
Castor endorses Castor: They're not related, but they have more in common than a name  Tampa Bay Times

TAMPA — They're not related. U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, a Tampa Democrat, and Jane Castor, who is running to replace Mayor Bob Buckhorn, share a last name, ...


Posted on Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Driving Tampa Bay Forward Tampa Bay area ranks high for pedestrian deaths Nicole Grigg 6:00 - ABC Action News
Driving Tampa Bay Forward Tampa Bay area ranks high for pedestrian deaths Nicole Grigg 6:00  ABC Action News

An ABC Action News review of the latest data found at least one person is hit every day while walking on roads in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties.


Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:00:00 GMT



Tampa agents help dismantle web-based criminal marketplace - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Tampa agents help dismantle web-based criminal marketplace  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. (FOX 13) - Federal agents in Tampa are providing some details on the bust of what they say was a large, online criminal marketplace called xDedik.


Posted on Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:56:00 GMT



Tampa burglary suspect smiles for camera in mug shot - WFLA
Tampa burglary suspect smiles for camera in mug shot  WFLA

TAMPA- (WFLA) - Tampa police say they caught a man stealing from a home on Harbour Island Thursday morning and now believe he's connected to more ...


Posted on Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Editorial: Tampa voters need details on Straz’s agenda - Tampa Bay Times
Editorial: Tampa voters need details on Straz’s agenda  Tampa Bay Times

Jane Castor's record as police chief is a fair campaign issue. But the mayor's race is also about the future. Straz should look forward, not just backward.


Posted on Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Search for Suspects in Hookah Lounge Shooting Continues - Bay News 9
Search for Suspects in Hookah Lounge Shooting Continues  Bay News 9

Police have no suspects or motive for the shooting.


Posted on Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



David Straz mailer: Chief of Police isn't the right resume for Tampa's mayor - Florida Politics
David Straz mailer: Chief of Police isn't the right resume for Tampa's mayor  Florida Politics

Mailers claiming Jane Castor is unqualified to be Tampa's next mayor are hitting voters' mailboxes this week. In his latest mail piece, David Straz makes the ...


Posted on Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Suspects stole $30,000 worth of cologne from International Mall, police said - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Suspects stole $30,000 worth of cologne from International Mall, police said  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Police are searching for two suspects who stole $30000 worth of cologne from the International Mall, they said. The duo may be responsible for other burglaries ...


Posted on Thu, 21 Mar 2019 17:15:42 GMT



Pedestrian Hit, Killed on Fowler Avenue in Tampa - Bay News 9
Pedestrian Hit, Killed on Fowler Avenue in Tampa  Bay News 9

Tampa police are investigating a deadly crash involving a pedestrian.


Posted on Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Dave Bautista Praises Cops After Car Smashes Through His Gym Gate - TMZ
Dave Bautista Praises Cops After Car Smashes Through His Gym Gate  TMZ

An SUV smashed through the front gate at Bautista's Tampa gym.


Posted on Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:26:00 GMT



Benches were removed from a downtown Tampa park. Is it to keep the homeless away? - Tampa Bay Times
Benches were removed from a downtown Tampa park. Is it to keep the homeless away?  Tampa Bay Times

The city of Tampa last month removed the benches from Lykes Gaslight Square Park for renovation. Homeless advocates say the intent was to drive out ...


Posted on Mon, 15 Apr 2019 16:03:00 GMT



Arsonist set at least nine cars on fire at Tampa towing yard, police say - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Arsonist set at least nine cars on fire at Tampa towing yard, police say  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. (FOX 13) - Tampa police, along with Tampa Fire Rescue, are searching for an arson suspect responsible for a fire that destroyed nine cars in a ...


Posted on Wed, 27 Mar 2019 13:55:32 GMT



John Dingfelder dominates spending in Tampa City Council races - Florida Politics
John Dingfelder dominates spending in Tampa City Council races  Florida Politics

Former Tampa City Council member John Dingfelder continues to lead the charge in fundraising in three City Council races on the ballot next Tuesday.


Posted on Mon, 15 Apr 2019 15:32:40 GMT



Hillsborough County Tampa renews red light camera contract for five more years Carson Chambers 3:45 - ABC Action News
Hillsborough County Tampa renews red light camera contract for five more years Carson Chambers 3:45  ABC Action News

"I heard that the fine is like $160 dollars so that could really hurt your pocketbook,” said one Tampa driver.


Posted on Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Woman Charged After Throwing Glass at Ybor City Bartender - Bay News 9
Woman Charged After Throwing Glass at Ybor City Bartender  Bay News 9

YBOR CITY, Fla. — The Tampa Police Department stated it had already launched an internal investigation before a woman spoke publicly about an arrest at a ...


Posted on Sat, 23 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tampa teens busted by PCSO for grand theft auto - The Ledger
Tampa teens busted by PCSO for grand theft auto  The Ledger

LAKELAND — A stolen car's tracking system directed Polk County Sheriff's Office deputies to a Lakeland address where two Tampa teens were arrested on ...


Posted on Fri, 12 Apr 2019 21:57:00 GMT



Jane Castor might be Tampa's next mayor. Her partner, Ana Cruz, is a lobbyist. Does it matter? - Tampa Bay Times
Jane Castor might be Tampa's next mayor. Her partner, Ana Cruz, is a lobbyist. Does it matter?  Tampa Bay Times

Castor and Cruz say Cruz won't lobby City Hall if Castor is elected. But Cruz's firm, Ballard Partners, will continue to take on city business.


Posted on Mon, 15 Apr 2019 17:12:00 GMT



Jane Castor could make history as Tampa Bay's first openly gay mayor - Tampa Bay Times
Jane Castor could make history as Tampa Bay's first openly gay mayor  Tampa Bay Times

If elected, the former police chief would also become the first gay woman to lead a major Florida city. But the coalition of LGBTQ groups that endorsed her said ...


Posted on Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



No bond for Haines City triple-shooting suspect - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
No bond for Haines City triple-shooting suspect  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

HAINES CITY, Fla. (FOX 13) - The man accused of shooting and killing two women and a child faced a judge for the first time Monday after turning himself in.


Posted on Tue, 16 Apr 2019 03:01:00 GMT



Driver dead, Pinellas deputy and police dog wounded in shootings after traffic stop - Tampa Bay Times
Driver dead, Pinellas deputy and police dog wounded in shootings after traffic stop  Tampa Bay Times

A man wounded a Pinellas County deputy and K9 officer after fleeing a traffic stop early Friday morning before turning the gun on himself, according to the St.


Posted on Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Solo Act: Jane Castor is going to Tampa’s mayoral forums; David Straz isn’t - Tampa Bay Times
Solo Act: Jane Castor is going to Tampa’s mayoral forums; David Straz isn’t  Tampa Bay Times

In a break from Tampa political tradition, Straz is skipping most forums. But his opponent is showing up anyway.


Posted on Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tampa attorney Steve Anderson, counsel to government agencies, arrested on domestic violence charge - Tampa Bay Times
Tampa attorney Steve Anderson, counsel to government agencies, arrested on domestic violence charge  Tampa Bay Times

A woman told police that Anderson, 70, hit her across the face with a hat and threw it at her and later pulled her out of bed by the arm while she was sleeping.


Posted on Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Roommate in New Tampa home critically injured in shooting, deputies say - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Roommate in New Tampa home critically injured in shooting, deputies say  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

A New Tampa man was critically injured after his roommate shot him multiple times, deputies said.


Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019 03:05:00 GMT



Police: Victim in Pinellas Park Shooting Has Died - Bay News 9
Police: Victim in Pinellas Park Shooting Has Died  Bay News 9

Anna May Wittman was dragged from her workplace on April 10 by her husband and shot several times, according to police.


Posted on Tue, 16 Apr 2019 21:13:00 GMT



Joe Henderson: David Straz strange run for Tampa Mayor puts faith in negativity - Florida Politics
Joe Henderson: David Straz strange run for Tampa Mayor puts faith in negativity  Florida Politics

Every bit of logic says this is not the way to win an office like Tampa's Mayor, but Straz remains consistent. Share this: Facebook · Twitter · Print · Email. By.


Posted on Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Mental illness or mob hit? Questions arise as man moves into home where family was slaughtered - Tampa Bay Times
Mental illness or mob hit? Questions arise as man moves into home where family was slaughtered  Tampa Bay Times

In 1933, Victor Licata killed his parents and siblings with an axe at their Ybor City home in a case that fueled the era's anti-marijuana “reefer madness” ...


Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:11:00 GMT



Gulfport man uses squirt gun to shoot his urine at a woman walking her dog, police say - Tampa Bay Times
Gulfport man uses squirt gun to shoot his urine at a woman walking her dog, police say  Tampa Bay Times

A Gulfport man faces a charge of misdemeanor battery after police say he filled a squirt gun with his urine, then fired it at a woman walking her dog. Joel William ...


Posted on Mon, 15 Apr 2019 20:28:00 GMT



Police: Man Kicked His Puppy To Death For Urinating On Couch - CBS Tampa
Police: Man Kicked His Puppy To Death For Urinating On Couch  CBS Tampa

ELKTON, Md. (CBS Local) — A Maryland man kicked a puppy to death while it was tied to a fence because the dog had urinated on his couch, according to court ...


Posted on Wed, 17 Apr 2019 18:52:00 GMT



Police: Motorcyclist Severely Injured in Clearwater Crash - Bay News 9
Police: Motorcyclist Severely Injured in Clearwater Crash  Bay News 9

Police shut down all eastbound lanes of Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard at McMullen Booth Road to investigate the crash.


Posted on Fri, 19 Apr 2019 02:00:00 GMT



Suspect in shooting death of two North Tampa roommates returns from state mental hospital - Tampa Bay Times
Suspect in shooting death of two North Tampa roommates returns from state mental hospital  Tampa Bay Times

Devon Arthurs returned to jail Tuesday night after a year of treatment in a state hospital. He was previously deemed incompetent to face trial.


Posted on Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Police Alert Public After Razor Blades Found Hidden In Gas Pump Handles - CBS Tampa
Police Alert Public After Razor Blades Found Hidden In Gas Pump Handles  CBS Tampa

COLOMA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (CBS Local) — Authorities in southwestern Michigan are urging residents to be vigilant after razor blades were found inside gas ...


Posted on Wed, 17 Apr 2019 18:55:00 GMT



Police Seek Information On Vehicle Involved In Fatal Crash - Patch.com
Police Seek Information On Vehicle Involved In Fatal Crash  Patch.com

Moped Driver Killed In HIt-And-Run Crash - Seminole Heights, FL - Tampa Police are seeking information about the driver of a vehicle involved in a fatal ...


Posted on Fri, 12 Apr 2019 22:03:48 GMT



Wild Pigs Take to the Streets of Tampa - AgWeb
Wild Pigs Take to the Streets of Tampa  AgWeb

Tampa police posted a photo of wild pigs headed out for a stroll near a New Tampa gas station on Friday. Their pun-filled post was popular on Facebook.


Posted on Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Someone Crashed Through The Gate Of Batista's Gym - 411mania.com
Someone Crashed Through The Gate Of Batista's Gym  411mania.com

In a post on Instagram, Batista revealed that someone crashed their car through the gate of his Busted Knuckles gym in Tampa, Florida. He said that no one was ...


Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:35:36 GMT



5 moments that mattered in the John Jonchuck murder trial - Tampa Bay Times
5 moments that mattered in the John Jonchuck murder trial  Tampa Bay Times

After almost a month of hearing testimony in John Jonchuck's murder trial, jurors have to sift through reams of evidence and weigh the evaluations of several ...


Posted on Tue, 16 Apr 2019 15:32:00 GMT



Exonerated: Expert debunks crime reporting allegations against Jane Castor - Florida Politics
Exonerated: Expert debunks crime reporting allegations against Jane Castor  Florida Politics

A criminology expert from the University of South Florida doesn't agree with recent allegations against former Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor claiming she ...


Posted on Fri, 12 Apr 2019 22:46:29 GMT



Easter events in Tampa Bay, from egg hunts to services - Tampa Bay Times
Easter events in Tampa Bay, from egg hunts to services  Tampa Bay Times

Fun family events and parties as well as services and plays mark the holiest week of the year for Christians.


Posted on Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:00:00 GMT



The Trial of John Jonchuck, Day 21: Guilty - Tampa Bay Times
The Trial of John Jonchuck, Day 21: Guilty  Tampa Bay Times

Times Senior News Researcher Caryn Baird contributed to this blog. LANE (3:57 p.m.). Jonchuck's uncle, Bryan Morris, and his partner Tim Maynard, helped ...


Posted on Tue, 16 Apr 2019 09:00:00 GMT



Police Searching for Suspect in Haines City Hit-and-Run - Bay News 9
Police Searching for Suspect in Haines City Hit-and-Run  Bay News 9

HAINES CITY, Fla. — Haines City Police are searching for a suspect they say attempted to hit two men with a truck following an altercation on Sunday night, ...


Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:39:00 GMT



Airbag Thefts: Nationwide Heist Hits Tampa Area - Bay News 9
Airbag Thefts: Nationwide Heist Hits Tampa Area  Bay News 9

Tampa Police officials are now leading an investigation into what seems to be a larger more sophisticated operation.


Posted on Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Straz says he won't take $160k mayoral salary. Castor: I wouldn't either if I drove a Bentley. - Tampa Bay Times
Straz says he won't take $160k mayoral salary. Castor: I wouldn't either if I drove a Bentley.  Tampa Bay Times

TAMPA - David Straz has a steep climb to overtake Jane Castor in the final 32 days before Tampa picks its next mayor. He said he wouldn't shy from throwing ...


Posted on Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



’Sanctuary cities’ bills barely pass amid heated debate - Tampa Bay Times
’Sanctuary cities’ bills barely pass amid heated debate  Tampa Bay Times

Though it faced a near death in the Senate Rules Committee, a contentious bill aimed at banning so-called “sanctuary cities” is headed to the Senate floor.


Posted on Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:40:00 GMT



Target Recalling Half Million Christmas Toys Sold In Bullseye’s Playground - CBS Tampa
Target Recalling Half Million Christmas Toys Sold In Bullseye’s Playground  CBS Tampa

SACRAMENTO (CBS Sacramento) – Target is recalling nearly a half million Christmas-themed toy cars sold in its Bullseye's Playground due to a choking ...


Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:08:00 GMT



Man Faces Drug Charges After Found Asleep in Stranger's Home - Bay News 9
Man Faces Drug Charges After Found Asleep in Stranger's Home  Bay News 9

A suspect faces several charges after Tarpon Springs police said he illegally entered a home and was found asleep.


Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:12:00 GMT



Tampa Man Accused in Armed Robbery Spree - TB Reporter
Tampa Man Accused in Armed Robbery Spree  TB Reporter

He was charged in connection with two attempted armed robberies and is a suspect in nine others in St. Petersburg and Tampa.


Posted on Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



NFL won’t suspend Redskins’ Reuben Foster for November 2018 incident - WTKR News 3
NFL won’t suspend Redskins’ Reuben Foster for November 2018 incident  WTKR News 3

LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. – Foster is free to play in 2019…but he will play for free, too. Friday, the NFL notified Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster he will be ...


Posted on Fri, 12 Apr 2019 22:30:00 GMT



Man charged with impersonating officer after allegedly trying to pull over undercover deputy - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Man charged with impersonating officer after allegedly trying to pull over undercover deputy  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. (FOX 13) - A Pasco County man was arrested and accused of being a fake cop Tuesday and trying to pull over an undercover Hillsborough County ...


Posted on Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:47:00 GMT



Tweaks keep Tarpon Springs’ Cinco de Mayo celebration in place - Tampa Bay Times
Tweaks keep Tarpon Springs’ Cinco de Mayo celebration in place  Tampa Bay Times

TARPON SPRINGS — Last year's inaugural Salsa Cinco de Mayo on Athens was the first event to be held off Dodecanese Boulevard, the main strip on the ...


Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:46:00 GMT



How A Computer Algorithm Could Help Police Track A Possible Serial Killer In Chicago - KWBU
How A Computer Algorithm Could Help Police Track A Possible Serial Killer In Chicago  KWBU

AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: Apologies to Ohio. If you've never heard of the Columbus Blue Jackets, you're definitely not alone. On the flip side, the Tampa Bay ...


Posted on Wed, 17 Apr 2019 21:19:15 GMT



Man arrested for assaulting Tampa Police Officer - WFLA
Man arrested for assaulting Tampa Police Officer  WFLA

TPD officers intervened to break up a fight near 7th Avenue and 20th Street when Dustin Church,27, punched an officer several times while the officer was trying ...


Posted on Sun, 17 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



David Straz: Fatal Tampa police shooting in 2014 may have prompted cover-up - Tampa Bay Times
David Straz: Fatal Tampa police shooting in 2014 may have prompted cover-up  Tampa Bay Times

The mayoral candidate made his remarks after meeting with the mother of Jason Westcott, who was fatally shot by police during a raid on his house.


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Charges dropped against former TPD officer Adam York - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Charges dropped against former TPD officer Adam York  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

The former Tampa police officer, accused of sexual battery against a woman he pulled over, has been vindicated.


Posted on Tue, 13 Nov 2018 23:31:31 GMT



Hillsborough County Tampa Police search for armed suspect who robbed four stores Sean O'Reilly 3 - ABC Action News
Hillsborough County Tampa Police search for armed suspect who robbed four stores Sean O'Reilly 3  ABC Action News

Detectives are investigating the robberies of four different stores that occurred throughout Tampa.


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tampa Police located missing, endangered 84-year-old man - ABC Action News
Tampa Police located missing, endangered 84-year-old man  ABC Action News

UPDATE | Roland was located on Saturday and reunited with his family.


Posted on Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri named national sheriff of the year - Tampa Bay Times
Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri named national sheriff of the year  Tampa Bay Times

Pinellas County's top cop, who has made national headlines over the past year, is recognized for his contributions to law enforcement.


Posted on Tue, 16 Apr 2019 22:55:00 GMT



Police: 18-year-old woman shot, killed in Tampa during party - ABC Action News
Police: 18-year-old woman shot, killed in Tampa during party  ABC Action News

Tampa Police is investigating a shooting from early Sunday morning that took the life of an 18-year-old woman.


Posted on Sun, 17 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



 

 
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