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  • Old sport moves to Tampa, brings along new curiosity

    Old sport moves to Tampa, brings along new curiosity

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:14 AM EDT2014-07-29 12:14:00 GMT
    New, big poles along I-75 have locals asking questions. So, what are they, and why are they there? We have the answers.
    New, big poles along I-75 have locals asking questions. So, what are they, and why are they there? We have the answers.
  • As veterans waited, VA gave bonuses to executives

    As veterans waited, VA gave bonuses to executives

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:23:15 GMT
    As Tampa Bay area veterans waited months or years for disability claims, and as patients endured excessive wait times at VA hospitals, the Department of Veterans Affairs rewarded top executives with performance bonuses.
    As Tampa Bay area veterans waited months or years for disability claims, and as patients endured excessive wait times at VA hospitals, the Department of Veterans Affairs rewarded top executives with performance bonuses.
  • Driverless car testing continues today

    Driverless car testing continues today

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-07-28 22:39:06 GMT
    It sounds like something out of a science fiction show: Driverless cars. But they are a reality and their testing could affect your commute this afternoon if you plan to take the Selmon Crosstown.
    It sounds like something out of a science fiction show: Driverless cars. But they are a reality and their testing could affect your commute this afternoon if you plan to take the Selmon Crosstown.
  • Police: 'Advanced' skimmers found on Tampa gas pumps

    Police: 'Advanced' skimmers found on Tampa gas pumps

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:33:11 GMT
    Police say they are investigating more cases of skimmers at gas stations in Tampa, but these latest cases are more difficult to detect than others.
    Police say they are investigating more cases of skimmers at gas stations in Tampa, but these latest cases are more difficult to detect than others.
  • Two men killed in crash near Tampa cemetery

    Two men killed in crash near Tampa cemetery

    Saturday, July 26 2014 2:20 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:20:48 GMT
    Two people died in a single car crash in Tampa early Saturday morning.
    Two people died in a single car crash in Tampa early Saturday morning.
  • Tracking sharks, replacing fear with fascination

    Tracking sharks, replacing fear with fascination

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:13 PM EDT2014-07-26 02:13:14 GMT
    On a cold February day in 2012, a great white shark was caught and tagged off the coast of Jacksonville, Florida. Since then, the shark named “Lydia” by the OCEARCH team that tagged her, has traveled tens of thousands of miles. She’s been almost all the way to the United Kingdom and back, and she’s shattering long-held beliefs about where the sharks go, and why.
    On a cold February day in 2012, a great white shark was caught and tagged off the coast of Jacksonville, Florida. Since then, the shark named “Lydia” by the OCEARCH team that tagged her, has traveled tens of thousands of miles. She’s been almost all the way to the United Kingdom and back, and she’s shattering long-held beliefs about where the sharks go, and why.

  • Selmon Expressway to be test track for driverless car

    Selmon Expressway to be test track for driverless car

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-07-26 00:24:47 GMT
    A car of the future is hitting a major Tampa roadway for testing years before it hits the open market.Audi's self-driving car, called the Audi Connect, has been going back and forth down the Selmon Expressway as it tests its ability to handle real-world driving conditions.
    A car of the future is hitting a major Tampa roadway for testing years before it hits the open market.Audi's self-driving car, called the Audi Connect, has been going back and forth down the Selmon Expressway as it tests its ability to handle real-world driving conditions.
  • Veteran gets new, mortgage-free home in Riverview

    Veteran gets new, mortgage-free home in Riverview

    Friday, July 25 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:04:12 GMT
    A real American hero will spend his first night in a beautiful new home in Riverview. Staff Sergeant Mario Pinilla and his family were given the keys Friday to a mortgage-free home, and to say it's well deserved is an understatement.
    A real American hero will spend his first night in a beautiful new home in Riverview. Staff Sergeant Mario Pinilla and his family were given the keys Friday to a mortgage-free home, and to say it's well deserved is an understatement.
  • Firefighters battle flames in Tampa family home

    Firefighters battle flames in Tampa family home

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:43 AM EDT2014-07-25 12:43:51 GMT
    Tampa Fire Rescue crews are currently working a house fire in the 1300 block of East North Bay Street.
    Tampa Fire Rescue crews are currently working a house fire in the 1300 block of East North Bay Street.
  • Section of I-275 reopens after overnight closure

    Section of I-275 reopens after overnight closure

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:56 AM EDT2014-07-25 09:56:26 GMT
    All southbound lanes have reopened. 
    All southbound lanes have reopened. 
  • Police: Thieves snatched dog from 86-year-old woman's yard

    Police: Thieves snatched dog from 86-year-old woman's yard

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:41 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:41:38 GMT
    The dog's owner says she let the pup out in front of her home in the Gandy/Dale Mabry area when it happened. According to police, someone  in an older gold Honda stopped, lured the dog to the car, and took off.
    The dog's owner says she let the pup out in front of her home in the Gandy/Dale Mabry area when it happened. According to police, someone  in an older gold Honda stopped, lured the dog to the car, and took off.
  • Tampa mayor presents budget with focus on waterfront

    Tampa mayor presents budget with focus on waterfront

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:05 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:05:14 GMT
    Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn presented his 2015 budget Thursday and touted Tampa as one of the nation's best cities.
    Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn presented his 2015 budget Thursday and touted Tampa as one of the nation's best cities.
  • Teen missing from Plant City

    Teen missing from Plant City

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:48 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:48:08 GMT
    Authorities say 13-year-old Mirse Huerta left her house around 1 a.m. Sunday and hasn’t been seen since.The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office says she may be in a red pickup truck headed to Georgia.
    Authorities say 13-year-old Mirse Huerta left her house around 1 a.m. Sunday and hasn’t been seen since.The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office says she may be in a red pickup truck headed to Georgia.
  • Budget boost helps revive historic pool

    Budget boost helps revive historic pool

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:39:25 GMT
    Construction projects and new tax money will help the City of Tampa repair and eventually reopen Ybor City's historic Cuscaden Pool.
    Construction projects and new tax money will help the City of Tampa repair and eventually reopen Ybor City's historic Cuscaden Pool.

  • Worth it or wasted: West Tampa water tower

    Worth it or wasted: West Tampa water tower

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:24:52 GMT
    If you’re driving on Interstate 275 just west of downtown Tampa, a newly painted elevated water tower is hard to miss.
    If you’re driving on Interstate 275 just west of downtown Tampa, a newly painted elevated water tower is hard to miss.
  • FDLE clears former Plant City chief in extramarital affair investigation

    FDLE clears former Plant City chief in extramarital affair investigation

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:08:51 GMT
    The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has cleared former Plant City Police Chief Steven Singletary of criminal wrongdoing after accusations of having an affair on company time. Singletary was fired in January; the FDLE also cleared a Plant City commissioner who also under investigation.
    The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has cleared former Plant City Police Chief Steven Singletary of criminal wrongdoing after accusations of having an affair on company time. Singletary was fired in January; the FDLE also cleared a Plant City commissioner who also under investigation.
  • When thunderstorms strike, some use meds to soothe their pet's stress

    When thunderstorms strike, some use meds to soothe their pet's stress

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-07-24 00:36:36 GMT
    Thunder is the sound of summer, but for some four-legged Floridians, thunderstorms send them running for shelter anywhere and everywhere.
    Thunder is the sound of summer, but for some four-legged Floridians, thunderstorms send them running for shelter anywhere and everywhere.
  • Teen, beaten in Israel, recalls "frightening" moments

    Teen, beaten in Israel, recalls "frightening" moments

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:26 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:26:05 GMT
    He became the face of the escalating conflict in the Middle East: The Tampa teen beaten by Israeli police is back home, but still feeling the effects of his experience.
    He became the face of the escalating conflict in the Middle East: The Tampa teen beaten by Israeli police is back home, but still feeling the effects of his experience.
  • Young golfer gets into the swing of things

    Young golfer gets into the swing of things

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:08:53 GMT
    Five-year-old Sauni Marshall picked up golf clubs at a Rogers Park family day event when she was 3 years old, and hasn't put them down yet.
    Five-year-old Sauni Marshall picked up golf clubs at a Rogers Park family day event when she was 3 years old, and hasn't put them down yet.
  • Police update description of vehicle in crash that killed boy

    Police update description of vehicle in crash that killed boy

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:40:12 GMT
    From TPD videoFrom TPD video
    Detectives now believe it was a dark-colored 1997 to 2002 Ford Expedition with after-market chrome rims, an after-market chrome front grill, and tinted windows that killed a 4-year-old.
    Detectives now believe it was a dark-colored 1997 to 2002 Ford Expedition with after-market chrome rims, an after-market chrome front grill, and tinted windows that killed a 4-year-old.
  • Bedwell takes the stand in McTear murder trial

    Bedwell takes the stand in McTear murder trial

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:01 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:01:31 GMT
    It’s been an emotional day of testimony in the McTear murder trial as the prosecution’s key witness, Jasmine Bedwell, testifies against the man accused of killing her 3-month-old baby. 
    It’s been an emotional day of testimony in the McTear murder trial as the prosecution’s key witness, Jasmine Bedwell, testifies against the man accused of killing her 3-month-old baby. 
  • Car crashes into 6-year-old boy on scooter

    Car crashes into 6-year-old boy on scooter

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:58 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:58:59 GMT
    A 6-year-old boy is in critical condition after riding his scooter into the street.it happened around 6 p.m. on N. 20th Street in the university area. Deputies say the driver tried to swerve to avoid hitting Yves Zamora but was unable to avoid running into him.
    A 6-year-old boy is in critical condition after riding his scooter into the street.it happened around 6 p.m. on N. 20th Street in the university area. Deputies say the driver tried to swerve to avoid hitting Yves Zamora but was unable to avoid running into him.
  • Transcripts detail relationship between informant and fired TPD sergeant

    Transcripts detail relationship between informant and fired TPD sergeant

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:26:31 GMT
    We are now hearing from the Tampa Police Department sergeant fired last year amid accusations of food stamp fraud. Lajoyce Houston talked to prosecutors about her role in the alleged crime and how close she was to a Tampa police department confidential informant in the case.
    We are now hearing from the Tampa Police Department sergeant fired last year amid accusations of food stamp fraud. Lajoyce Houston talked to prosecutors about her role in the alleged crime and how close she was to a Tampa police department confidential informant in the case.
  • Video shows crash that killed 4-year-old

    Video shows crash that killed 4-year-old

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-07-22 20:21:24 GMT
    Police are hoping that new video footage will help them track down the person responsible for hitting 4-year-old Marterrance Albury and then driving away. They now believe he did not fall out of the SUV, as one witness suggested.
    Police are hoping that new video footage will help them track down the person responsible for hitting 4-year-old Marterrance Albury and then driving away. They now believe he did not fall out of the SUV, as one witness suggested.
  • Deputies: Man steals $400 in razors

    Deputies: Man steals $400 in razors

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-07-22 19:39:26 GMT

    Hillsborough County deputies have released video of an alleged criminal who's apparently really in need of a good shave.

    Hillsborough County deputies have released video of an alleged criminal who's apparently really in need of a good shave.

  • Police now say boy did not fall from SUV before death

    Police now say boy did not fall from SUV before death

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-07-22 16:23:12 GMT
    Newly acquired surveillance video has convinced Tampa police detectives that a 4-year-old who died after he was run over by an SUV was actually the victim of a crash -- possibly a hit-and-run -- investigators said Tuesday morning.
    Newly acquired surveillance video has convinced Tampa police detectives that a 4-year-old who died after he was run over by an SUV was actually the victim of a crash -- possibly a hit-and-run -- investigators said Tuesday morning.
  • Residents, city leaders share hopes for Channelside

    Residents, city leaders share hopes for Channelside

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:37 AM EDT2014-07-22 09:37:44 GMT
    The deal to buy Channelside plaza is done, and now city leaders and residents are lining up to make sure he knows what they want.
    The deal to buy Channelside plaza is done, and now city leaders and residents are lining up to make sure he knows what they want.
  • Investigation continues after dogs kill boy

    Investigation continues after dogs kill boy

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:05:07 GMT
    A Hillsborough Sheriff's Office spokeswoman said today that that they found a bowl of ice cream next to the outdoor kennels, suggesting Logan Shepard may have opened the cages of the dogs that killed him.
    A Hillsborough Sheriff's Office spokeswoman said today that that they found a bowl of ice cream next to the outdoor kennels, suggesting Logan Shepard may have opened the cages of the dogs that killed him.
  • Vinik cleared to buy Channelside

    Vinik cleared to buy Channelside

    Monday, July 21 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:56:21 GMT
    The owner of the Tampa Bay Lightning will become the proud owner of Channelside. A judge has approved a settlement that will give Jeff Vinik control of the waterfront property.
    The owner of the Tampa Bay Lightning will become the proud owner of Channelside. A judge has approved a settlement that will give Jeff Vinik control of the waterfront property.
  • Few answers after boy dumped, left to die

    Few answers after boy dumped, left to die

    Monday, July 21 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:35:04 GMT
    Police still don't know who was behind the wheel when a little boy rolled out of an SUV last night. The driver of the vehicle never stopped, leaving the wounded 4-year-old behind in the street to die.
    Police still don't know who was behind the wheel when a little boy rolled out of an SUV last night. The driver of the vehicle never stopped, leaving the wounded 4-year-old behind in the street to die.
  • Injured boy, 4, dies after being found alone in road

    Injured boy, 4, dies after being found alone in road

    Monday, July 21 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-07-21 16:08:06 GMT
    A young boy has died after being found all by himself with serious injuries in the middle of a roadway Sunday night. Police say 4-year-old Marterrance Albury was “expelled” from a green Ford Expedition.
    A young boy has died after being found all by himself with serious injuries in the middle of a roadway Sunday night. Police say 4-year-old Marterrance Albury was “expelled” from a green Ford Expedition.
  • Boy killed by family dogs

    Boy killed by family dogs

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:05:37 GMT
    A Riverview family says they lost track of a 4-year-old after leaving him in the living room.  Then they heard screams coming from the front yard and found the family's two dogs lying over the boy.
    A Riverview family says they lost track of a 4-year-old after leaving him in the living room.  Then they heard screams coming from the front yard and found the family's two dogs lying over the boy.
  • Murder at Tampa bar

    Murder at Tampa bar

    Sunday, July 20 2014 10:25 AM EDT2014-07-20 14:25:22 GMT
    Tampa police are investigating a murder this morning, at a Tampa bar.
    Tampa police are investigating a murder this morning, at a Tampa bar.
  • Community raises money for stabbed Valrico teen

    Community raises money for stabbed Valrico teen

    Saturday, July 19 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-07-20 03:16:18 GMT
    It's been one month since 16-year-old Ashley Lyon disappeared for nearly a week and was discovered three states away with a sex offender.
    It's been one month since 16-year-old Ashley Lyon disappeared for nearly a week and was discovered three states away with a sex offender.
  • Crist and Taddeo stop in Tampa

    Crist and Taddeo stop in Tampa

    Saturday, July 19 2014 10:50 PM EDT2014-07-20 02:50:10 GMT
    Former Governor Charlie Crist opened a new campaign office in Tampa Saturday.
    Former Governor Charlie Crist opened a new campaign office in Tampa Saturday.
  • Bicyclist killed in Tampa crash

    Bicyclist killed in Tampa crash

    Saturday, July 19 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-07-19 23:17:29 GMT
    A bicyclist is dead after an early morning crash in Tampa.
    A bicyclist is dead after an early morning crash in Tampa.
  • Malaysia victim has ties to Tampa Bay

    Malaysia victim has ties to Tampa Bay

    Saturday, July 19 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-07-19 22:27:38 GMT
    One of the victims of the Malaysia plane tragedy has a connection to Tampa Bay. Dr. Joep Lange attended Robinson High School as a foreign exchange student from Holland.
    One of the victims of the Malaysia plane tragedy has a connection to Tampa Bay. Dr. Joep Lange attended Robinson High School as a foreign exchange student from Holland.
  • Thieves attacked, robbed woman at bus stop, police say

    Thieves attacked, robbed woman at bus stop, police say

    Friday, July 18 2014 8:52 PM EDT2014-07-19 00:52:27 GMT
    Bus camera surveillance from Tuesday morning shows a white man with long hair wrapped in a ponytail and a black man with a checkered shirt getting on a bus at the depot near USF. Deputies say when they got off the bus they attacked and punched a 23-year-old USF student, and ran off with her backpack.
    Bus camera surveillance from Tuesday morning shows a white man with long hair wrapped in a ponytail and a black man with a checkered shirt getting on a bus at the depot near USF. Deputies say when they got off the bus they attacked and punched a 23-year-old USF student, and ran off with her backpack.
  • Diaco responds to questions about role at Expressway Authority

    Diaco responds to questions about role at Expressway Authority

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:58 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:58:41 GMT
    Tampa Attorney Stephen Diaco, who is at the center of a DUI setup scandal, says he has not reapplied for his position on the board of the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority. This comes in the wake of FOX 13 questioning Governor Rick Scott about Diaco’s status with the organization, amid his legal troubles with the Florida Bar and the FBI.
    Tampa Attorney Stephen Diaco, who is at the center of a DUI setup scandal, says he has not reapplied for his position on the board of the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority. This comes in the wake of FOX 13 questioning Governor Rick Scott about Diaco’s status with the organization, amid his legal troubles with the Florida Bar and the FBI.
  • Bay area locals react to judge's same sex marriage ruling

    Bay area locals react to judge's same sex marriage ruling

    Friday, July 18 2014 5:00 AM EDT2014-07-18 09:00:46 GMT
    Tampa Bay area locals react after a judge in Monroe County overturned Florida's same sex marriage ban.
    Tampa Bay area locals react after a judge in Monroe County overturned Florida's same sex marriage ban.
  • Diaco won't be reappointed to Expressway board

    Diaco won't be reappointed to Expressway board

    Thursday, July 17 2014 10:05 PM EDT2014-07-18 02:05:57 GMT

    A special prosecutor appointed by Governor Scott determined Diaco and two other attorneys were part of a scheme to get rival attorney Phil Campbell arrested for DUI. But despite his troubles, Diaco is still the Chairman for the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority, appointed by Governor Scott -- twice.

    A special prosecutor appointed by Governor Scott determined Diaco and two other attorneys were part of a scheme to get rival attorney Phil Campbell arrested for DUI. But despite his troubles, Diaco is still the Chairman for the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority, appointed by Governor Scott -- twice.


  • City approves $7 million contract for new skate park

    City approves $7 million contract for new skate park

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:32 PM EDT2014-07-18 01:32:37 GMT

    Plans for the new park show a statue of Perry Harvey Sr., an interactive water fountain, and an open lawn with an area to host performances. The current "Bro Bowl" will be demolished, and a replica will be built on the north end of the park, with some modern upgrades.


    Plans for the new park show a statue of Perry Harvey Sr., an interactive water fountain, and an open lawn with an area to host performances. The current "Bro Bowl" will be demolished, and a replica will be built on the north end of the park, with some modern upgrades.



  • Teen beaten in Israel getting medical evaluations

    Teen beaten in Israel getting medical evaluations

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-07-18 01:01:39 GMT
    Tariq Abu Khdeir spent his first hours in Tampa in the emergency room, getting the injuries he suffered in Israel examined by doctors here at home, the Executive Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations said Thursday.
    Tariq Abu Khdeir spent his first hours in Tampa in the emergency room, getting the injuries he suffered in Israel examined by doctors here at home, the Executive Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations said Thursday.
  • Man dead after shooting inside Gibsonton RV

    Man dead after shooting inside Gibsonton RV

    Thursday, July 17 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-07-17 16:55:04 GMT
    A homicide investigation is underway Thursday morning after a deadly shooting in Gibsonton.
    A homicide investigation is underway Thursday morning after a deadly shooting in Gibsonton.
  • Tampa teen, beaten and jailed in Israel, returns home

    Tampa teen, beaten and jailed in Israel, returns home

    Thursday, July 17 2014 10:55 AM EDT2014-07-17 14:55:07 GMT
    A 15-year-old teenager from Tampa who garnered international attention after his beating by Israeli police officers was caught on video returned to Tampa Wednesday night. Family and friends of Tariq Khdeir cheered and hugged the teen as he made his way through a crowd of media just after getting off the plane.
    A 15-year-old teenager from Tampa who garnered international attention after his beating by Israeli police officers was caught on video returned to Tampa Wednesday night. Family and friends of Tariq Khdeir cheered and hugged the teen as he made his way through a crowd of media just after getting off the plane.
  • Twins arrested for stabbing 62-year-old on HART bus

    Twins arrested for stabbing 62-year-old on HART bus

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:36 AM EDT2014-07-17 09:36:37 GMT
    Bus surveillance video captured a 62-year-old man fighting off twin brothers after, police say, they stabbed him.Henry Richardson, 62, needed dozens of stitches to sew up his neck and stomach.Monday evening he boarded a HART Bus heading home.As the bus was set to pull off, investigators say, Jorge and Alexander Alvarez boarded the bus, didn't pay the fare, and continued to stall while they were looking for money.Richardson was seated at the time and was complaining about being late for work.I...
    Bus surveillance video captured a 62-year-old man fighting off twin brothers after, police say, they stabbed him.Henry Richardson, 62, needed dozens of stitches to sew up his neck and stomach.Monday evening he boarded a HART Bus heading home.As the bus was set to pull off, investigators say, Jorge and Alexander Alvarez boarded the bus, didn't pay the fare, and continued to stall while they were looking for money.Richardson was seated at the time and was complaining about being late for work.I...
  • Expert weighs in on customer service nightmares

    Expert weighs in on customer service nightmares

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:21 AM EDT2014-07-17 09:21:39 GMT
    We've all been there, at the other end of a mind-numbing customer service call, like the recently recorded Comcast call.Just about everyone has an unhappy tale to tell."I was on hold for an hour and when I finally got someone, I was disconnected," said Ramona Sandner.Even our consumer expert Chris Chmura isn't immune."Not proud to admit, I recently lost it with a travel company," he said.He and most others agree customer service has largely gone by the wayside recently, especially as larger c...
    We've all been there, at the other end of a mind-numbing customer service call, like the recently recorded Comcast call.Just about everyone has an unhappy tale to tell."I was on hold for an hour and when I finally got someone, I was disconnected," said Ramona Sandner.Even our consumer expert Chris Chmura isn't immune."Not proud to admit, I recently lost it with a travel company," he said.He and most others agree customer service has largely gone by the wayside recently, especially as larger c...
  • Family, friends eager for teen's return from Israel

    Family, friends eager for teen's return from Israel

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 7:52 PM EDT2014-07-16 23:52:09 GMT
    The two words Suhad Abu Khdeir wants to say to her nephew -- "welcome home" -- are plastered over their living room.
    The two words Suhad Abu Khdeir wants to say to her nephew -- "welcome home" -- are plastered over their living room.
  • Hillsborough Commission moves forward on human rights ordinance

    Hillsborough Commission moves forward on human rights ordinance

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 6:03 PM EDT2014-07-16 22:03:03 GMT

    Hillsborough County Commissioners voted unanimously to move forward with an amendment protecting gay and lesbian residents from discrimination. The push was led by Kevin Beckner, the county's first openly gay commissioner.

    Hillsborough County Commissioners voted unanimously to move forward with an amendment protecting gay and lesbian residents from discrimination. The push was led by Kevin Beckner, the county's first openly gay commissioner. The amendment will be drafted by the county attorney, and then reviewed by the county's Human Relations Advisory Board before it comes to a vote.

  • Summer temps put pets at risk for heat stroke

    Summer temps put pets at risk for heat stroke

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 4:55 PM EDT2014-07-16 20:55:26 GMT
    Bay area veterinarians are warning -- as temperatures soar, so do the risks of your pet getting heat stroke.
    Bay area veterinarians are warning -- as temperatures soar, so do the risks of your pet getting heat stroke.
  • Lightning may have sparked Tampa apartment fire

    Lightning may have sparked Tampa apartment fire

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 1:38 PM EDT2014-07-16 17:38:16 GMT
    A lightning strike during the midday storms may be what sparked a fire at the University Club Apartments on Wednesday. 
    A lightning strike during the midday storms may be what sparked a fire at the University Club Apartments on Wednesday. 
  • Dog owners plan to sue for negligence after pugs' deaths

    Dog owners plan to sue for negligence after pugs' deaths

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 10:01 PM EDT2014-07-16 02:01:30 GMT
    Joey and Chloe the pugs were inseparable. They made the Porras family complete, until a few weeks ago when heartache came in the form of a phone call.
    Joey and Chloe the pugs were inseparable. They made the Porras family complete, until a few weeks ago when heartache came in the form of a phone call.
  • Attorneys irritated by rule-breaking potential jurors

    Attorneys irritated by rule-breaking potential jurors

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 8:49 PM EDT2014-07-16 00:49:07 GMT
    Fourteen potential jurors faced the judge, for breaking his rule to avoid all news coverage of this case.
    Fourteen potential jurors faced the judge, for breaking his rule to avoid all news coverage of this case.
  • Fewer kids playing baseball, numbers show

    Fewer kids playing baseball, numbers show

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-07-15 22:27:25 GMT
    Are line drives for losers? Is baseball boring? The Sports and Fitness Industry Association says that participation in many sports is falling, but their numbers show that participation in baseball is falling at twice the rate of basketball and soccer.
    Are line drives for losers? Is baseball boring? The Sports and Fitness Industry Association says that participation in many sports is falling, but their numbers show that participation in baseball is falling at twice the rate of basketball and soccer.
  • Tampa pipe replacements to curb water main messes

    Tampa pipe replacements to curb water main messes

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 5:11 AM EDT2014-07-15 09:11:03 GMT
    Tampa's Water Department has begun an underground pipe-replacement project to avoid messy breaks and expensive repairs. The digging downtown will make it's way south in the next few years. 
    Tampa's Water Department has begun an underground pipe-replacement project to avoid messy breaks and expensive repairs. The digging downtown will make it's way south in the next few years. 
  • With soaring views, drone video of Tampa goes viral

    With soaring views, drone video of Tampa goes viral

    Monday, July 14 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-07-15 02:35:44 GMT
    It's a view of Tampa like you've never seen before, a dazzling look at some the city's most beautiful sights.
    It's a view of Tampa like you've never seen before, a dazzling look at some the city's most beautiful sights.
  • Tampa teen beaten in Israel set to return home this week

    Tampa teen beaten in Israel set to return home this week

    Monday, July 14 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-07-15 00:54:04 GMT
    The teenager from Tampa who was brutally beaten by Israeli police has a flight home booked later this week, which will mark the end of his nine-day house arrest, his family said Monday.Tariq Abu Khdeir, 15, has been on house arrest since he was handcuffed and beaten by officers a little more than a week ago.
    The teenager from Tampa who was brutally beaten by Israeli police has a flight home booked later this week, which will mark the end of his nine-day house arrest, his family said Monday.Tariq Abu Khdeir, 15, has been on house arrest since he was handcuffed and beaten by officers a little more than a week ago.
  • 'Code Camp' brings developers together

    'Code Camp' brings developers together

    Monday, July 14 2014 7:48 PM EDT2014-07-14 23:48:29 GMT
    A big push is underway to lift our region up to become a rich source of technology talent. Programming professionals are now coming together to help one another out.
    A big push is underway to lift our region up to become a rich source of technology talent. Programming professionals are now coming together to help one another out.
  • Groups call for special session to re-draw districts

    Groups call for special session to re-draw districts

    Monday, July 14 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-07-14 22:51:26 GMT
    A court ruled that state lawmakers violated the Florida Constitution by drawing two U.S. House districts to favor incumbents. The League of Women Voters and others are pressing for new boundaries before the next election, saying without new boundaries, the election would be "rigged."
    A court ruled that state lawmakers violated the Florida Constitution by drawing two U.S. House districts to favor incumbents. The League of Women Voters and others are pressing for new boundaries before the next election, saying without them, the results would be "rigged."
  • Jury selection to begin for second McTear trial

    Jury selection to begin for second McTear trial

    Monday, July 14 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-07-14 22:13:22 GMT
    The trial for the man accused of throwing his girlfriend's infant son out a car window began this morning. His first trial ended in a mistrial after the baby's mother mentioned something during testimony that she was not supposed to.
    The trial for the man accused of throwing his girlfriend's infant son out a car window began this morning. His first trial ended in a mistrial after the baby's mother mentioned something during testimony that she was not supposed to.
  • TECO employee falls 70 feet to his death

    TECO employee falls 70 feet to his death

    Monday, July 14 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-07-14 20:30:43 GMT
    The man, whose identity has not been released, fell 70 feet to his death from a catwalk, the sheriff's office said in a media release. It happened at the TECO plant on Port Sutton Road; he was pronounced dead at the scene.
    The man, whose identity has not been released, fell 70 feet to his death from a catwalk, the sheriff's office said in a media release. It happened at the TECO plant on Port Sutton Road; he was pronounced dead at the scene.
  • Police investigate string of overnight shootings

    Police investigate string of overnight shootings

    Monday, July 14 2014 7:29 AM EDT2014-07-14 11:29:52 GMT
    Three men are fighting for their lives in the hospital Monday morning after a string of overnight shootings.
    Three men are fighting for their lives in the hospital Monday morning after a string of overnight shootings.
  • Trailer fire deemed suspicious

    Trailer fire deemed suspicious

    Sunday, July 13 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-07-14 02:23:25 GMT
    Hillsborough County Fire Rescue is investigating a suspicious trailer fire in Thonotsassa. The fire broke out Sunday evening at a storage area for portable trailers off Highway 579.
    Hillsborough County Fire Rescue is investigating a suspicious trailer fire in Thonotsassa. The fire broke out Sunday evening at a storage area for portable trailers off Highway 579.
  • Residents of sold apartment complex claim it's falling apart

    Residents of sold apartment complex claim it's falling apart

    Sunday, July 13 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-07-13 22:43:51 GMT
    There's trash piled up. The health department has even closed the pool, which is now green. They also say it's bug infested. That's what residents at the Sunset Square apartments complex claim.They have until July 31st to move out.
    There's trash piled up. The health department has even closed the pool, which is now green. They also say it's bug infested. That's what residents at the Sunset Square apartments complex claim.They have until July 31st to move out.
  • Carnival guests get a taste of Florida ale

    Carnival guests get a taste of Florida ale

    Sunday, July 13 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-07-13 19:37:12 GMT
    Cigar City craft beers are now being poured on the high seas. Starting Sunday, Carnival Cruise Lines is selling Cigar City beers on 13 of its ships that sail out of Florida.
    Cigar City craft beers are now being poured on the high seas. Starting Sunday, Carnival Cruise Lines is selling Cigar City beers on 13 of its ships that sail out of Florida.
  • I-275 NB re-opens, smooth sailing as drivers use new lanes

    I-275 NB re-opens, smooth sailing as drivers use new lanes

    Sunday, July 13 2014 9:10 AM EDT2014-07-13 13:10:16 GMT
    The Florida Department of Transportation re-opened I-275 Northbound in Tampa early Sunday morning.
    The Florida Department of Transportation re-opened I-275 Northbound in Tampa early Sunday morning.
  • Free fun for kids in Tampa

    Free fun for kids in Tampa

    Sunday, July 13 2014 8:54 AM EDT2014-07-13 12:54:02 GMT

    There's free fun for the family today, at "Kid's Day" in Tampa.

    There's free fun for the family today, at "Kid's Day" in Tampa.

  • Overnight fire damages Lutz business

    Overnight fire damages Lutz business

    Sunday, July 13 2014 8:47 AM EDT2014-07-13 12:47:09 GMT
    A fast moving fire raced through a Lutz warehouse early Sunday morning, leaving one business damaged.
    A fast moving fire raced through a Lutz warehouse early Sunday morning, leaving one business damaged.
  • Stray dog attacked by wild boar

    Stray dog attacked by wild boar

    Saturday, July 12 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-07-12 22:44:13 GMT
    A Tampa dog is recovering, after it was apparently attacked by a wild boar.
    A Tampa dog is recovering, after it was apparently attacked by a wild boar.
  • I-275 traffic delays in Tampa

    I-275 traffic delays in Tampa

    Saturday, July 12 2014 8:18 AM EDT2014-07-12 12:18:33 GMT
    There are a number of temporary closures along northbound I-275 between West Shore Boulevard and Dale Mabry Highway Saturday night into Sunday morning

    There are a number of temporary closures along northbound I-275 between West Shore Boulevard and Dale Mabry Highway Saturday night into Sunday morning

  • Call girl connection investigated in Ybor club owner's death

    Call girl connection investigated in Ybor club owner's death

    Friday, July 11 2014 10:32 PM EDT2014-07-12 02:32:23 GMT
    A high-end call girl charged in the fatal heroin overdose of a Google executive in California is now the focus in the death of an Ybor City club owner.According to police in Milton, Georgia, Alix Tichelman was with Dean Riopelle, owner of the former Ybor City club Masquerade, when he overdosed on a mix of drugs and alcohol in September.
    A high-end call girl charged in the fatal heroin overdose of a Google executive in California is now the focus in the death of an Ybor City club owner.According to police in Milton, Georgia, Alix Tichelman was with Dean Riopelle, owner of the former Ybor City club Masquerade, when he overdosed on a mix of drugs and alcohol in September.
  • Metrocon comes to Tampa Convention Center

    Metrocon comes to Tampa Convention Center

    Friday, July 11 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-07-12 02:20:52 GMT
    Tampa's MetroCon is a dazzling blend of Japanese anime and video game culture, the largest in Florida.
    Tampa's MetroCon is a dazzling blend of Japanese anime and video game culture, the largest in Florida.
  • Person of interest sought in two Tampa shootings

    Person of interest sought in two Tampa shootings

    Friday, July 11 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-07-11 21:56:47 GMT
    Early Friday, they released a surveillance tape of a man they want to talk to. A gunman went into Best for Less Jamaican Restaurant on 22nd Street just south of Fowler Avenue a little after 9 p.m. and shot a man inside.
    Early Friday, they released a surveillance tape of a man they want to talk to. A gunman went into Best for Less Jamaican Restaurant on 22nd Street just south of Fowler Avenue a little after 9 p.m. and shot a man inside.
  • Victim airlifted to hospital after Plant City shooting

    Victim airlifted to hospital after Plant City shooting

    Friday, July 11 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-07-11 21:45:18 GMT
    One victim needed to be flown to the hospital after a shooting in Plant City Friday morning.
    One victim needed to be flown to the hospital after a shooting in Plant City Friday morning.
  • Deputies arrest suspect in violent purse-snatching case

    Deputies arrest suspect in violent purse-snatching case

    Friday, July 11 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-07-11 21:13:10 GMT
    The sheriff’s office says 19-year-old Ja'Marcus Da'Sha Russ attacked a 62-year-old woman in a Brandon parking lot, stole her purse and used her credit cards. The victim had to be treated for broken bones and bruises.
    The sheriff’s office says 19-year-old Ja'Marcus Da'Sha Russ attacked a 62-year-old woman in a Brandon parking lot, stole her purse and used her credit cards. The victim had to be treated for broken bones and bruises.
  • Two people shot in north Tampa

    Two people shot in north Tampa

    Friday, July 11 2014 4:56 PM EDT2014-07-11 20:56:21 GMT
    Police say a 57-year-old employee at the Jamaican Food Restaurant was shot twice in the upper torso during an attempted robbery. They say the same suspect then went on to shoot an 18-year-old man near 9900 Nebraska Avenue.
    Police say a 57-year-old employee at the Jamaican Food Restaurant was shot twice in the upper torso during an attempted robbery. They say the same suspect then went on to shoot an 18-year-old man near 9900 Nebraska Avenue.
  • US 19 reopens after fatal pedestrian accident

    US 19 reopens after fatal pedestrian accident

    Friday, July 11 2014 8:26 AM EDT2014-07-11 12:26:42 GMT
    All lanes are back open on northbound US 19 at Tampa Road after a fatal pedestrian accident Friday morning.
    All lanes are back open on northbound US 19 at Tampa Road after a fatal pedestrian accident Friday morning.
  • Deputies seek suspect in violent purse snatching

    Deputies seek suspect in violent purse snatching

    Thursday, July 10 2014 9:41 PM EDT2014-07-11 01:41:39 GMT
    The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is asking for help finding the man who violently attacked a 62-year-old woman and stole her purse Tuesday afternoon. It happened at Regency Square on Brandon Boulevard; the suspect was wearing an orange shirt that said "Three Point Layup."
    The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is asking for help finding the man who violently attacked a 62-year-old woman and stole her purse Tuesday afternoon. It happened at Regency Square on Brandon Boulevard; the suspect was wearing an orange shirt that said "Three Point Layup."
  • No bond for suspect in girl's death

    No bond for suspect in girl's death

    Thursday, July 10 2014 9:36 PM EDT2014-07-11 01:36:41 GMT
    The lone suspect in the murder of a 9-year-old girl will remain behind bars, even though he hasn't been charged directly with her death. A judge declined to release Granville Ritchie on bond this morning.
    The lone suspect in the murder of a 9-year-old girl will remain behind bars, even though he hasn't been charged directly with her death. A judge declined to release Granville Ritchie on bond this morning.
  • Lightning strike survivor tells his story

    Lightning strike survivor tells his story

    Thursday, July 10 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-07-11 00:54:41 GMT
    Dillon Steponaitis sat on his couch Thursday, with a slightly-burned boot on one foot and, on the other, a hospital sock covering a foot that can barely move, and is still partially numb. A lightning strike knocked Dillon unconscious Wednesday, and he spent several hours in the hospital before he was released.
    Dillon Steponaitis sat on his couch Thursday, with a slightly-burned boot on one foot and, on the other, a hospital sock covering a foot that can barely move, and is still partially numb. A lightning strike knocked Dillon unconscious Wednesday, and he spent several hours in the hospital before he was released.
  • Judge: Hakken OK to stand trial

    Judge: Hakken OK to stand trial

    Thursday, July 10 2014 11:37 AM EDT2014-07-10 15:37:41 GMT
    The man accused of kidnapping his own kids and sailing to Cuba is indeed competent to stand trial, a judge ruled Thursday.
    The man accused of kidnapping his own kids and sailing to Cuba is indeed competent to stand trial, a judge ruled Thursday.
  • Large hole opens on Armenia near Columbus Ave.

    Large hole opens on Armenia near Columbus Ave.

    Thursday, July 10 2014 11:16 AM EDT2014-07-10 15:16:30 GMT
    Commuters should steer clear of Armenia Avenue and St. Joseph's Street Thursday morning after a water pipe ruptured and caused a large hole to open in the road.
    Commuters should steer clear of Armenia Avenue and St. Joseph's Street Thursday morning after a water pipe ruptured and caused a large hole to open in the road.
  • Suspect in 9-year-old girl's murder may be set free on bond

    Suspect in 9-year-old girl's murder may be set free on bond

    Thursday, July 10 2014 9:08 AM EDT2014-07-10 13:08:48 GMT
    Granville Ritchie is the only publicly named suspect in the murder of 9-year-old Felecia Williams, and could soon be out of jail. Ritchie will be in court Thursday for an unrelated bond hearing.
    Granville Ritchie is the only publicly named suspect in the murder of 9-year-old Felecia Williams, and could soon be out of jail. Ritchie will be in court Thursday for an unrelated bond hearing.
  • Tampa police investigate overnight shooting

    Tampa police investigate overnight shooting

    Thursday, July 10 2014 4:38 AM EDT2014-07-10 08:38:20 GMT
    Police are investigating an overnight shooting that happened in the 4200 block of Okara Road East Thursday morning.
    Police are investigating an overnight shooting that happened in the 4200 block of Okara Road East Thursday morning.
  • Hillsborough Animal Services chief sets goals, answers critics

    Hillsborough Animal Services chief sets goals, answers critics

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 9:49 PM EDT2014-07-10 01:49:39 GMT
    Four months ago, Scott Trebatoski's numbers got him hired: he took Jacksonville from a 17 percent save rate when he started there in 2008 to some months at 90 percent when he left in March. But even with those accolades, he has a tough road ahead and a lot to prove.

    Four months ago, Scott Trebatoski's numbers got him hired: he took Jacksonville from a 17 percent save rate when he started there in 2008 to some months at 90 percent when he left in March. But even with those accolades, he has a tough road ahead and a lot to prove.


  • Tampa General celebrates 40 years of transplants

    Tampa General celebrates 40 years of transplants

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 9:15 PM EDT2014-07-10 01:15:30 GMT
    Tampa General Hospital is celebrating a medical milestone. Forty years ago, Tampa General Hospital did its first organ transplant, a kidney transplant. Since then, thousands have received the "gift of life."
    Tampa General Hospital is celebrating a medical milestone. Forty years ago, Tampa General Hospital did its first organ transplant, a kidney transplant. Since then, thousands have received the "gift of life."
  • Judge denies motion to postpone Diaco trial

    Judge denies motion to postpone Diaco trial

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-07-09 22:52:12 GMT
    Wednesday, a judge rejected the Diaco attorney’s motion to put Bar trial on holding pending the outcome of the FBI investigation; no trial date has been set.
    Wednesday, a judge rejected the Diaco attorney’s motion to put Bar trial on holding pending the outcome of the FBI investigation; no trial date has been set.
  • Lightning strike hospitalizes man standing under carport

    Lightning strike hospitalizes man standing under carport

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-07-09 22:12:24 GMT
    In Tampa, a bolt of lightning knocked two men off their feet Wednesday afternoon.They were underneath a carport as the storm was moving into Hillsborough County.
    In Tampa, a bolt of lightning knocked two men off their feet Wednesday afternoon.They were underneath a carport as the storm was moving into Hillsborough County.
  • Reward offered in search for skimmer suspect

    Reward offered in search for skimmer suspect

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 5:02 PM EDT2014-07-09 21:02:56 GMT

    According to Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay, the white male attached skimmers at several Sun Trust Banks in Tampa, Brandon and Valrico.

    According to Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay, the white male attached skimmers at several Sun Trust Banks in Tampa, Brandon and Valrico.

  • Lt. governor brings hope for cigar legacy

    Lt. governor brings hope for cigar legacy

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 4:42 PM EDT2014-07-09 20:42:14 GMT
    For 119 years, the J.C. Newman Cigar Company has been rooted in Ybor City. But the company fears newly-proposed FDA rules on tobacco products could extinguish that livelihood too soon.
    For 119 years, the J.C. Newman Cigar Company has been rooted in Ybor City. But the company fears newly-proposed FDA rules on tobacco products could extinguish that livelihood too soon.
  • Tree falls on house near Plant City

    Tree falls on house near Plant City

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-07-09 20:37:28 GMT
    Two people were inside at the time, authorities said. We are hearing they were able to get out of the house and were not injured. We’ll have more information as it becomes available.
    Two people were inside at the time, authorities said. We are hearing they were able to get out of the house and were not injured. We’ll have more information as it becomes available.
  • Wrong way driver arrested along I-275

    Wrong way driver arrested along I-275

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-07-09 19:47:39 GMT
    A man driving the wrong way along Interstate 275 early Wednesday morning was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, authorities said. Carlyle Seymour Clarke, 65, was driving northbound in the southbound lanes near Interstate 75 around 2 a.m., according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.
    A man driving the wrong way along Interstate 275 early Wednesday morning was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, authorities said. Carlyle Seymour Clarke, 65, was driving northbound in the southbound lanes near Interstate 75 around 2 a.m., according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.
  • Cigar City brews to be served at sea

    Cigar City brews to be served at sea

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 2:21 PM EDT2014-07-09 18:21:38 GMT
    Carnival Cruise Lines announced today that all 13 of its Florida-based boats will be serving Cigar City's Florida Cracker Belgian-Style Ale and Invasion Pale Ale.
    Carnival Cruise Lines announced today that all 13 of its Florida-based boats will be serving Cigar City's Florida Cracker Belgian-Style Ale and Invasion Pale Ale.
  • Tampa Police Department's use of informant under scrutiny

    Tampa Police Department's use of informant under scrutiny

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 7:46 PM EDT2014-07-08 23:46:43 GMT
    In an unusual move, a Tampa judge is now demanding the Tampa Police Department turn over notes, records, payments and promises made to Rita Girven, a confidential informant. The department says it will comply with the order; it has 30 days to do so.
    In an unusual move, a Tampa judge is now demanding the Tampa Police Department turn over notes, records, payments and promises made to Rita Girven, a confidential informant. The department says it will comply with the order; it has 30 days to do so.
  • Cruise study: Build new bridge or new port

    Cruise study: Build new bridge or new port

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-07-08 21:44:42 GMT
    As cruise ships grow, Tampa's options are shrinking. A new FDOT study identifies only a few good options to keep up, including building a new Sunshine Skyway Bridge, or building a whole new port.
    As cruise ships grow, Tampa's options are shrinking. A new FDOT study identifies only a few good options to keep up, including building a new Sunshine Skyway Bridge, or building a whole new port.
  • Big-hearted store employees make little wheelchair for paralyzed dog

    Big-hearted store employees make little wheelchair for paralyzed dog

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 4:03 PM EDT2014-07-08 20:03:00 GMT
    When Rebecca Pierce's rat terrier suddenly became paralyze, she knew she had to find some kind of temporary solution to help him get around. So she went to Home Depot to get materials for a makeshift wheelchair, and that's where she found her dog's guardian angels.
    When Rebecca Pierce's rat terrier suddenly became paralyzed, she knew she had to find some kind of temporary solution to help him get around. So she went to Home Depot to get materials for a makeshift wheelchair, and that's where she found her dog's guardian angels.
  • Friends shocked by teen's beating

    Friends shocked by teen's beating

    Monday, July 7 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-07-08 02:57:51 GMT
    At the mosque Tariq Abu Khdeir attends, his friends say the games and get-togethers are not the same since video of Khdeir being beaten by policemen in Jerusalem was seen all over the world.
    At the mosque Tariq Abu Khdeir attends, his friends say the games and get-togethers are not the same since video of Khdeir being beaten by policemen in Jerusalem was seen all over the world.
  • Deadly raid produces few drugs and many questions for Tampa Police Department

    Deadly raid produces few drugs and many questions for Tampa Police Department

    Monday, July 7 2014 9:52 PM EDT2014-07-08 01:52:00 GMT
    A Tampa mom says police officers killed her son, 29-year-old Jason Westcott, on a bogus drug raid, and now they're trying to cover it up. But a TPD spokesperson says Westcott was a street-level marijuana dealer who pointed a gun at officers, who had no choice but to open fire.
    A Tampa mom says police officers killed her son, 29-year-old Jason Westcott, on a bogus drug raid, and now they're trying to cover it up. But a TPD spokesperson says Westcott was a street-level marijuana dealer who pointed a gun at officers, who had no choice but to open fire.
  • Family of Tampa teen beaten in Israel call for his return to U.S.

    Family of Tampa teen beaten in Israel call for his return to U.S.

    Monday, July 7 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-07-07 23:18:14 GMT
    A Tampa teen brutally beaten and jailed in Jerusalem has been released from police custody. Tariq Abu Khdeir, a sophomore at Universal Academy High in Tampa, will have to serve nine days under house arrest. His family said he's still recovering, but needs American medical attention.
    A Tampa teen brutally beaten and jailed in Jerusalem has been released from police custody. Tariq Abu Khdeir, a sophomore at Universal Academy High in Tampa, will have to serve nine days under house arrest. His family said he's still recovering, but needs American medical attention.
  • Shutdown deal arranged to protect students in Corinthian Colleges

    Shutdown deal arranged to protect students in Corinthian Colleges

    Monday, July 7 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-07-07 19:49:58 GMT
    There's new "shutdown deal" to protect the students enrolled in the colleges of a crumbling company. Corinthian Colleges was accused of falsifying records and deceiving prospective students.
    There's new "shutdown deal" to protect the students enrolled in the colleges of a crumbling company. Corinthian Colleges was accused of falsifying records and deceiving prospective students.
  • Review finds texting and driving ban tough to enforce

    Review finds texting and driving ban tough to enforce

    Monday, July 7 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-07-07 13:53:50 GMT
    Florida's texting-while-driving ban was intended to stop distracted drivers, but a recent review found the law is difficult to enforce, and therefore, is rarely used.
    Florida's texting-while-driving ban was intended to stop distracted drivers, but a recent review found the law is difficult to enforce, and therefore, is rarely used.
  • Tampa's new bike-sharing program now accepting members

    Tampa's new bike-sharing program now accepting members

    Monday, July 7 2014 8:44 AM EDT2014-07-07 12:44:09 GMT
    Locals can now become members of Tampa's new Bike Share program before it fully launches in August. 
    Locals can now become members of Tampa's new Bike Share program before it fully launches in August. 
  • Tampa teen beaten by Israeli police on house arrest

    Tampa teen beaten by Israeli police on house arrest

    Sunday, July 6 2014 9:46 PM EDT2014-07-07 01:46:19 GMT
    A Tampa teen brutally beaten and jailed in Jerusalem has been released from police custody. Tariq Abu Khdeir, a sophomore at Universal Academy High in Tampa, will have to serve 9 days under house arrest.The news of his release comes as a relief to his family, but his aunt tells FOX 13 they won't be satisfied until he is back on American soil.
    A Tampa teen brutally beaten and jailed in Jerusalem has been released from police custody. Tariq Abu Khdeir, a sophomore at Universal Academy High in Tampa, will have to serve 9 days under house arrest.The news of his release comes as a relief to his family, but his aunt tells FOX 13 they won't be satisfied until he is back on American soil.
  • Passenger describes deadly boat crash

    Passenger describes deadly boat crash

    Saturday, July 5 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-07-06 02:51:00 GMT
    Mariah Perez-Gonzalez has only one way to describe how she and her husband survived a boat crash in the mangroves Friday evening."I started praying before we hit, and I know that's what saved us," said Perez-Gonzalez.Perez-Gonzalez, who is 7-months pregnant, went on a boat on the Little Manatee River with her husband and their friend, Sean McCarthy, 38.
    Mariah Perez-Gonzalez has only one way to describe how she and her husband survived a boat crash in the mangroves Friday evening."I started praying before we hit, and I know that's what saved us," said Perez-Gonzalez.Perez-Gonzalez, who is 7-months pregnant, went on a boat on the Little Manatee River with her husband and their friend, Sean McCarthy, 38.
  • Four women rob adult store in Tampa

    Four women rob adult store in Tampa

    Saturday, July 5 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-07-06 02:47:17 GMT
    Adult charges are pending if Tampa police can find four women accused of stealing from a sex shop. Detectives say the women walked into the Cirillas Store on Dale Mabry.
    Adult charges are pending if Tampa police can find four women accused of stealing from a sex shop. Detectives say the women walked into the Cirillas Store on Dale Mabry.
  • Tampa teen severely beaten in Jerusalem

    Tampa teen severely beaten in Jerusalem

    Saturday, July 5 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-07-05 20:10:02 GMT
    A Tampa teen is brutally beaten and kicked allegedly by Israeli police. Tariq Abu Khdeir, 15, was in Jerusalem with his family for his cousin's funeral when the incident happened.
    A Tampa teen is brutally beaten and kicked allegedly by Israeli police. Tariq Abu Khdeir, 15, was in Jerusalem with his family for his cousin's funeral when the incident happened.
  • Deputies find disabled veteran's stolen motorcycle

    Deputies find disabled veteran's stolen motorcycle

    Friday, July 4 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-07-05 03:00:51 GMT
    Hillsborough County deputies have good news for the disabled veteran who had his custom motorcycle stolen last month. Deputies spotted it in the Thonotosassa area, and ended up arresting two people and recovering the bike.
    Hillsborough County deputies have good news for the disabled veteran who had his custom motorcycle stolen last month. Deputies spotted it in the Thonotosassa area, and ended up arresting two people and recovering the bike.
  • Man killed in Little Manatee boat crash

    Man killed in Little Manatee boat crash

    Friday, July 4 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-07-05 02:17:32 GMT
    A holiday evening on the water turned tragic Friday. One person is dead after a boating accident in the mangroves of the Little Manatee River.
    A holiday evening on the water turned tragic Friday. One person is dead after a boating accident in the mangroves of the Little Manatee River.
  • Newspaper delivery man alerts family of house fire

    Newspaper delivery man alerts family of house fire

    Friday, July 4 2014 10:24 AM EDT2014-07-04 14:24:26 GMT
    The unlikely hero helped save a family from their burning home early Friday morning.
    The unlikely hero helped save a family from their burning home early Friday morning.
  • Airport security heightened for US-bound flights

    Airport security heightened for US-bound flights

    Friday, July 4 2014 6:45 AM EDT2014-07-04 10:45:36 GMT
    International travelers can expect enhanced security screenings at foreign airports on direct flights coming into the United States.
    International travelers can expect enhanced security screenings at foreign airports on direct flights coming into the United States.
  • Three injured in crash along Interstate 4

    Three injured in crash along Interstate 4

    Thursday, July 3 2014 10:58 PM EDT2014-07-04 02:58:48 GMT
    The eastbound lanes of Interstate 4 are closed due to a traffic crash. It happened near the Fritzke Road overpass, near McIntosh Road.
    The eastbound lanes of Interstate 4 are closed due to a traffic crash. It happened near the Fritzke Road overpass, near McIntosh Road.
  • Are Hillsborough County taxpayers getting ripped off?

    Are Hillsborough County taxpayers getting ripped off?

    Thursday, July 3 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-07-04 02:49:26 GMT
    Pinellas County owns land in Hillsborough and Pasco counties, but it only pays property taxes to Pasco County. Tax watchdogs say it's not fair to taxpayers in Hillsborough.
    Pinellas County owns land in Hillsborough and Pasco counties, but it only pays property taxes to Pasco County. Tax watchdogs say it's not fair to taxpayers in Hillsborough.
  • City issues boil water notice for section of south Tampa

    City issues boil water notice for section of south Tampa

    Thursday, July 3 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-07-03 21:10:55 GMT
    They say the area affected has the following boundaries: South Himes Avenue on the west, West Ballast Point Blvd. on the north, Hillsborough Bay on the east and MacDill AFB on the south.
    They say the area affected has the following boundaries: South Himes Avenue on the west, West Ballast Point Blvd. on the north, Hillsborough Bay on the east and MacDill AFB on the south.
  • AAA expects busy travel weekend despite high gas prices

    AAA expects busy travel weekend despite high gas prices

    Thursday, July 3 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-07-03 17:12:12 GMT
    AAA projects July 4th weekend to be the busiest for travel since 2007. 
    AAA projects July 4th weekend to be the busiest for travel since 2007. 
  • Vinik's vision includes 'Channelside Live'

    Vinik's vision includes 'Channelside Live'

    Thursday, July 3 2014 4:58 AM EDT2014-07-03 08:58:45 GMT
    The Vinik group talks of developing something similar to downtown Los Angeles' L.A. Live to bring Channelside back to life. 
    The Vinik group talks of developing something similar to downtown Los Angeles' L.A. Live to bring Channelside back to life. 
  • The first Floridian to join the Lightning?

    The first Floridian to join the Lightning?

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-07-03 03:17:06 GMT
    Clay Witt is home, back on his ice living out a dream at the Tampa Bay Lightning's Development Camp.Witt is the first Floridian and Brandon native to earn a chance to wear a Lightning jersey.
    Clay Witt is home, back on his ice living out a dream at the Tampa Bay Lightning's Development Camp.Witt is the first Floridian and Brandon native to earn a chance to wear a Lightning jersey.
  • Star witness in murder case comes under scrutiny

    Star witness in murder case comes under scrutiny

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 8:16 PM EDT2014-07-03 00:16:23 GMT
    Tiffini Pitts is the prosecution's star witness in the murder trial of Tanner Harrison. They say Harrison and four other men broke into a house in September 2011 to rob it.

    Tiffini Pitts is the prosecution's star witness in the murder trial of Tanner Harrison. They say Harrison and four other men broke into a house in September 2011 to rob it.


  • Pets need a helping hand dealing with fireworks

    Pets need a helping hand dealing with fireworks

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 3:10 PM EDT2014-07-02 19:10:39 GMT
    The Fourth of July is just around the corner, and many will be celebrating with fireworks. Veterinarians warn though, this weekend is one of the times you're most likely to lose a pet, and it's because of those loud noises.
    The Fourth of July is just around the corner, and many will be celebrating with fireworks. Veterinarians warn though, this weekend is one of the times you're most likely to lose a pet, and it's because of those loud noises.
  • Brush fire closes lanes of Interstate 75 near Sun City Center

    Brush fire closes lanes of Interstate 75 near Sun City Center

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 9:42 PM EDT2014-07-02 01:42:58 GMT
    All lanes of Interstate 75 are closed near the Sun City Center exit due to a brush fire. Southbound traffic is being diverted off the Sun City Center exit; northbound traffic is being sent to the Sunshine Skyway and I-275.
    All lanes of Interstate 75 are closed near the Sun City Center exit due to a brush fire. Southbound traffic is being diverted off the Sun City Center exit; northbound traffic is being sent to the Sunshine Skyway and I-275.
  • Family says government brainwashed Osmakac

    Family says government brainwashed Osmakac

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 8:50 PM EDT2014-07-02 00:50:09 GMT
    Sami Osmakac's brother says his mental illness made him an easy target. He accuses the government of setting him up, of brainwashing, teaching, and training him on how to be a terrorist.
    Sami Osmakac's brother says his mental illness made him an easy target. He accuses the government of setting him up, of brainwashing, teaching, and training him on how to be a terrorist.
  • Tampa-born Julian Green scores World Cup goal

    Tampa-born Julian Green scores World Cup goal

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 7:30 PM EDT2014-07-01 23:30:29 GMT
    With three extra-time goals in a thrilling match, Belgium had a big lead before Tampa-born Julian Green closed the gap with 12 minutes to go. With waves of chants of "USA, USA" echoing around the 48,000-seat stadium, the reinvigorated Americans kept searching for a late goal right up until the final whistle, but it never came.
    With three extra-time goals in a thrilling match, Belgium had a big lead before Tampa-born Julian Green closed the gap with 12 minutes to go. With waves of chants of "USA, USA" echoing around the 48,000-seat stadium, the reinvigorated Americans kept searching for a late goal right up until the final whistle, but it never came.
  • 'Mega' cruise ships present mega problems for Tampa

    'Mega' cruise ships present mega problems for Tampa

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 6:55 AM EDT2014-07-01 10:55:38 GMT
    With conventional cruise ships already a tight squeeze under the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, city officials must consider options to literally make room for new, "mega" ships. 
    With conventional cruise ships already a tight squeeze under the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, city officials must consider options to literally make room for new, "mega" ships. 
  • Lots of buzz around this electric skateboard

    Lots of buzz around this electric skateboard

    Monday, June 30 2014 9:47 PM EDT2014-07-01 01:47:09 GMT
    At first, Matt Belcher may look like any other guy on a skateboard, but keep watching and you'll notice he's riding a lot faster than others, and he never pushes off. His skateboard is electric, with a top speed of 20 miles per hour.
    At first, Matt Belcher may look like any other guy on a skateboard, but keep watching and you'll notice he's riding a lot faster than others, and he never pushes off. His skateboard is electric, with a top speed of 20 miles per hour.
  • One woman taken to hospital after Tampa apartment fire

    One woman taken to hospital after Tampa apartment fire

    Monday, June 30 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-06-30 16:05:35 GMT
    A woman was taken to a local hospital Monday after an apartment building caught fire in Tampa.
    A woman was taken to a local hospital Monday after an apartment building caught fire in Tampa.
  • Two-headed alligator in Tampa? Probably not, FWC says

    Two-headed alligator in Tampa? Probably not, FWC says

    Monday, June 30 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-06-30 15:52:18 GMT

    Here's something you don't see every day – let alone in our backyard.

    Here's something you don't see every day – let alone in our backyard.

  • Deputy jailed over cell phone fight

    Deputy jailed over cell phone fight

    Saturday, June 28 2014 10:33 PM EDT2014-06-29 02:33:44 GMT
    A Hillsborough County Deputy is in jail after fighting with his wife over a cell phone.
    A Hillsborough County Deputy is in jail after fighting with his wife over a cell phone.
  • Rare tarpon caught in Tampa Bay

    Rare tarpon caught in Tampa Bay

    Friday, June 27 2014 8:39 PM EDT2014-06-28 00:39:13 GMT
    You've probably never seen anything like this fish.It's a tarpon with an orange head. Sarasota fishing captain Clark Wright and angler George Seibel caught this 140-pounder in Tampa Bay. It's called a piebald tarpon and it's very rare.
    You've probably never seen anything like this fish.It's a tarpon with an orange head. Sarasota fishing captain Clark Wright and angler George Seibel caught this 140-pounder in Tampa Bay. It's called a piebald tarpon and it's very rare.
  • Pair accused of smuggling weapons to the Middle East

    Pair accused of smuggling weapons to the Middle East

    Friday, June 27 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-06-27 20:34:09 GMT
    Federal investigators say the plot involved used cars, firearms, and millions of dollars, and it was happening right here in the Tampa Bay area.
    Federal investigators say the plot involved used cars, firearms, and millions of dollars, and it was happening right here in the Tampa Bay area.
  • Prosecutors to drop charges against ex-USF professor

    Prosecutors to drop charges against ex-USF professor

    Friday, June 27 2014 4:07 PM EDT2014-06-27 20:07:24 GMT
    Federal prosecutors moved Friday to drop all charges against a Palestinian activist and former USF professor whose criminal contempt case has sat in limbo for five years in front of a skeptical judge.
    Federal prosecutors moved Friday to drop all charges against a Palestinian activist and former USF professor whose criminal contempt case has sat in limbo for five years in front of a skeptical judge.
  • Lightning sparks brush fire in Wimauma

    Lightning sparks brush fire in Wimauma

    Thursday, June 26 2014 9:56 PM EDT2014-06-27 01:56:39 GMT
    The weather caused some problems Thursday night in southern Hillsborough County. A lightning strike started a brush fire near Wimauma.50 to 60 acres burned.
    The weather caused some problems Thursday night in southern Hillsborough County. A lightning strike started a brush fire near Wimauma.50 to 60 acres burned.
  • Gas leak closes N. Nebraska lanes in Tampa

    Gas leak closes N. Nebraska lanes in Tampa

    Thursday, June 26 2014 4:20 PM EDT2014-06-26 20:20:22 GMT
    A stretch of North Nebraska Avenue is open again after a gas leak. Tampa Fire Rescue says a one-inch natural gas line was broken at the Casa Roma Motel, forcing an evacuation, but is now capped.
    A stretch of North Nebraska Avenue is open again after a gas leak. Tampa Fire Rescue says a one-inch natural gas line was broken at the Casa Roma Motel, forcing an evacuation, but is now capped.
  • Custom motorcycle stolen from disabled veteran

    Custom motorcycle stolen from disabled veteran

    Thursday, June 26 2014 2:43 PM EDT2014-06-26 18:43:32 GMT
    Deputies in Hillsborough County are hoping you can help them find a custom-built motorcycle that was stolen from a disabled war veteran. The 27-year-old man said he suffers from PTSD and is hoping to be reunited with his beloved item.
    Deputies in Hillsborough County are hoping you can help them find a custom-built motorcycle that was stolen from a disabled war veteran. The 27-year-old man said he suffers from PTSD and is hoping to be reunited with his beloved item.
  • Recent drownings highlight pool safety

    Recent drownings highlight pool safety

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-06-26 02:57:08 GMT
    It's a sad trend happening across the Bay area, young children drowning after slipping away for just seconds. Drowning cases are every parent's fear. Young kids face some of the biggest risks when it comes to water which is why lifeguards say rule number one is supervision.
    It's a sad trend happening across the Bay area, young children drowning after slipping away for just seconds. Drowning cases are every parent's fear. Young kids face some of the biggest risks when it comes to water which is why lifeguards say rule number one is supervision.
  • Police need warrant to search cell phones

    Police need warrant to search cell phones

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-06-26 02:54:17 GMT
    For many Americans, the cell phone carries more than just conversations. It's the keeper of email, financial records, web searches and interests.
    For many Americans, the cell phone carries more than just conversations. It's the keeper of email, financial records, web searches and interests.
  • Kids left in cars: 'See something, say something'

    Kids left in cars: 'See something, say something'

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-06-25 21:28:09 GMT
    As the temperatures soar, so do the number of deaths of children left in hot cars. While some parents say they'd never do it, Tampa firefighters say it happens all the time.
    As the temperatures soar, so do the number of deaths of children left in hot cars. While some parents say they'd never do it, Tampa firefighters say it happens all the time.
  • Competitors dance their way to Tampa

    Competitors dance their way to Tampa

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-06-25 20:24:05 GMT
    The Millennium Dance Sport competition kicked off yesterday at the Tampa Marriott Waterside. More than 1,600 dancers will be performing over the next several days.
    The Millennium Dance Sport competition kicked off yesterday at the Tampa Marriott Waterside. More than 1,600 dancers will be performing over the next several days.
  • Sex offender facing attempted murder charge

    Sex offender facing attempted murder charge

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-06-24 21:55:06 GMT
    Tuesday brought a trip to court for sex offender Steven Myers, along with more surgery for the Valrico teenager who disappeared with him last week.
    Tuesday brought a trip to court for sex offender Steven Myers, along with more surgery for the Valrico teenager who disappeared with him last week.
  • Evidence in I-4 shooting includes photos, chilling calls

    Evidence in I-4 shooting includes photos, chilling calls

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-06-24 21:42:25 GMT
    Fred Turner's final words were recorded on his chilling call to 911 as he sped down I-4 back in June of 2013: "I have no idea who this guy is, and I know I didn't do anything to upset him like cut in front of him."
    Fred Turner's final words were recorded on his chilling call to 911 as he sped down I-4 back in June of 2013: "I have no idea who this guy is, and I know I didn't do anything to upset him like cut in front of him."
  • Boaters brought to safety after night stuck in swamp

    Boaters brought to safety after night stuck in swamp

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 10:26 AM EDT2014-06-24 14:26:09 GMT
    After an overnight search by air, land, and boat, Hillsborough County deputies found three boaters lost in the Hillsborough River early Tuesday morning. The men say their phone died after they got lost on the water.
    After an overnight search by air, land, and boat, Hillsborough County deputies found three boaters lost in the Hillsborough River early Tuesday morning. The men say their phone died after they got lost on the water.
  • Dash cameras out, body cameras in for Plant City PD

    Dash cameras out, body cameras in for Plant City PD

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 5:00 AM EDT2014-06-24 09:00:00 GMT
    The Plant City Police Department will soon phase out dash cameras with new body cameras, allowing for more accurate accounts of officer/criminal interaction. 
    The Plant City Police Department will soon phase out dash cameras with new body cameras, allowing for more accurate accounts of officer/criminal interaction. 
  • 'Scream' suspect hits bank twice

    'Scream' suspect hits bank twice

    Monday, June 23 2014 10:25 PM EDT2014-06-24 02:25:57 GMT
    According to the Hillsborough Sheriff's Office, the first robbery of the Bay Cities Bank location on North Dale Mabry was robbed just after 10 a.m. back on April 15, then again just before 11 a.m. on June 11.
    According to the Hillsborough Sheriff's Office, the first robbery of the Bay Cities Bank location on North Dale Mabry was robbed just after 10 a.m. back on April 15, then again just before 11 a.m. on June 11.
  • Lowry Park Zoo announces baby bird births

    Lowry Park Zoo announces baby bird births

    Monday, June 23 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-06-23 18:46:12 GMT
    They're babies with beaks, and they're the newest additions to Lowry Park Zoo. The zoo on Monday released photos of the two new hatchlings: An African penguin and a Demoiselle crane.
    They're babies with beaks, and they're the newest additions to Lowry Park Zoo. The zoo on Monday released photos of the two new hatchlings: An African penguin and a Demoiselle crane.
  • Deputies: Drunk man stole beer from gas station

    Deputies: Drunk man stole beer from gas station

    Monday, June 23 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-06-23 15:42:30 GMT
    A would-be thief ran in to some bad times -- and the arms of the law -- outside a Tampa convenience store.
    A would-be thief ran in to some bad times -- and the arms of the law -- outside a Tampa convenience store.
  • Pilot confirmed dead in Tampa plane crash

    Pilot confirmed dead in Tampa plane crash

    Sunday, June 22 2014 10:36 PM EDT2014-06-23 02:36:36 GMT
    Just before 4 p.m. Sunday, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office was notified that a small airplane had crashed on the runway at Tampa Executive Airport located at 9334 Vanderberg Airport Rd in Tampa.
    Just before 4 p.m. Sunday, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office was notified that a small airplane had crashed on the runway at Tampa Executive Airport located at 9334 Vanderberg Airport Rd in Tampa.
  • Local star gets ready for the World Cup today

    Local star gets ready for the World Cup today

    Sunday, June 22 2014 9:59 AM EDT2014-06-22 13:59:37 GMT
    Team USA is back on the field today, for their second World Cup match.
    Team USA is back on the field today, for their second World Cup match.
  • Hillsborough shelter reaches capacity

    Hillsborough shelter reaches capacity

    Saturday, June 21 2014 2:39 PM EDT2014-06-21 18:39:09 GMT
    If you're looking to adopt a dog or cat,today is the day to do it. Hillsborough County Animal Services says their shelter is filled to capacity.
    If you're looking to adopt a dog or cat,today is the day to do it. Hillsborough County Animal Services says their shelter is filled to capacity.
  • Missing teen, sex offender found in Louisiana

    Missing teen, sex offender found in Louisiana

    Thursday, June 19 2014 8:59 PM EDT2014-06-20 00:59:00 GMT
    The 16-year-old Valrico girl who has been missing for over a week has been found, officials announced early this morning. She was found suffering from stab wounds after a police chase with a sex offender in Louisiana.
    A 16-year-old Valrico girl who has been missing for more than a week was found Thursday morning with multiple stab wounds, authorities said. Ashley Lyon and 41-year-old Steven Patrick Myers were taken to the hospital after a lengthy police chase on a Louisiana highway, officials there said.
  • The pothole payoff

    The pothole payoff

    Thursday, June 19 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-06-19 21:00:08 GMT
    The city of Tampa fixes an estimated 15,000 potholes a year. Once one is reported, the goal is to have the road patched up in 72 hours, but it doesn't always work out that way.
    The city of Tampa fixes an estimated 15,000 potholes a year. Once one is reported, the goal is to have the road patched up in 72 hours, but it doesn't always work out that way.
  • Animal Services warns: "High risk of euthanasia"

    Animal Services warns: "High risk of euthanasia"

    It's supposed to be a safe haven for pets, but the Hillsborough County Animal Shelter has a warning for owners trying to drop off a dog or cat: Their pet will likely be put down.
    It's supposed to be a safe haven for pets, but the Hillsborough County Animal Shelter has a warning for owners trying to drop off a dog or cat: Their pet will likely be put down.
  • National "Dump the Pump" Day

    National "Dump the Pump" Day

    Thursday, June 19 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-06-19 15:00:06 GMT
    Free bus rides offered during the American Public Transportation Association's National Dump the Pump Day. 
    Free bus rides offered during the American Public Transportation Association's National Dump the Pump Day. 
  • I-75 southbound lanes reopen after truck fire

    I-75 southbound lanes reopen after truck fire

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-06-18 19:53:54 GMT
    The southbound lanes of Interstate 75 are open again after a smoky truck fire. A flatbed truck was spewing black smoke into the sky just north of the I-4 interchange earlier this afternoon.
    The southbound lanes of Interstate 75 are open again after a smoky truck fire. A flatbed truck was spewing black smoke into the sky just north of the I-4 interchange earlier this afternoon.
  • FBI: 'Doomsday prepper' in custody

    FBI: 'Doomsday prepper' in custody

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 3:31 PM EDT2014-06-18 19:31:52 GMT
    The Valrico man who allegedly vowed "another Waco" surrendered himself to federal agents peacefully this morning -- hungry and wet, but "cordial." Martin Winters will appear before a judge this afternoon.
    The Valrico man who allegedly vowed "another Waco" surrendered himself to federal agents peacefully this morning -- hungry and wet, but "cordial." Martin Winters will appear before a judge this afternoon.
  • A minimum wage discussion

    A minimum wage discussion

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-06-18 14:33:46 GMT
    Financial adviser Geoff Simon of Raymond James talks minimum wage.
    Financial adviser Geoff Simon of Raymond James talks minimum wage.
  • Forensic crews at Hard Rock after "blood stain" discovery

    Forensic crews at Hard Rock after "blood stain" discovery

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 8:18 AM EDT2014-06-18 12:18:38 GMT
    An investigation is currently underway at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino after a blood stain was found on the ground of one of the parking garages Tuesday night.
    An investigation is currently underway at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino after a blood stain was found on the ground of one of the parking garages Tuesday night.
  • Rash of rental car thefts investigated at TIA

    Rash of rental car thefts investigated at TIA

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 5:36 AM EDT2014-06-18 09:36:57 GMT
    Police at Tampa International Airport are investigating a rash of rental car thefts over the last month, a spokesperson said Tuesday.
    Police at Tampa International Airport are investigating a rash of rental car thefts over the last month, a spokesperson said Tuesday.
  • These fresh veggies are off the wall

    These fresh veggies are off the wall

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 9:53 PM EDT2014-06-18 01:53:05 GMT
    From emerald green lettuce to cascading tomatoes, there's a cornucopia of vegetables growing at Uriah's Urban Farms in Tampa. But it's how they're grown -- and how local chefs are using them -- that has foodies buzzing.
    From emerald green lettuce to cascading tomatoes, there's a cornucopia of vegetables growing at Uriah's Urban Farms in Tampa. But it's how they're grown -- and how local chefs are using them -- that has foodies buzzing.
  • Plant City woman pleads not guilty in donation jar theft

    Plant City woman pleads not guilty in donation jar theft

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-06-17 22:52:49 GMT
    It's the video that outraged so many viewers: A grandmother allegedly coaxes her 5-year-old granddaughter to steal a donation jar for a checkout counter. Today, Rhona Allen pleaded not guilty in court.
    It's the video that outraged so many viewers: A grandmother allegedly coaxes her 5-year-old granddaughter to steal a donation jar for a checkout counter. Today, Rhona Allen pleaded not guilty in court.
  • FBI continues search for 'doomsday prepper'

    FBI continues search for 'doomsday prepper'

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 2:25 PM EDT2014-06-17 18:25:54 GMT
    The FBI says Martin Winters was building illegal booby-trap devices, including some that could shoot shotgun shells, all in an effort to make a last stand and even repel the government. He fled from agents yesterday and hasn't been seen since.
    The FBI says Martin Winters was building illegal booby-trap devices, including some that could shoot shotgun shells, all in an effort to make a last stand and even repel the government. He fled from agents yesterday and hasn't been seen since.
  • Brandon pastor accused of molestation faces new charges

    Brandon pastor accused of molestation faces new charges

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-06-17 16:08:29 GMT
    A Brandon Pastor charged for molesting minors from his church was back in a Tampa courtroom facing more charges Tuesday morning.
    A Brandon Pastor charged for molesting minors from his church was back in a Tampa courtroom facing more charges Tuesday morning.
  • Warrant issued for sex offender, believed to be with missing teen

    Warrant issued for sex offender, believed to be with missing teen

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 10:24 AM EDT2014-06-17 14:24:41 GMT
    Deputies have now issued an arrest warrant for a 41-year-old convicted sexual offender who's believed to be traveling with a missing teenager.
    Deputies have now issued an arrest warrant for a 41-year-old convicted sexual offender who's believed to be traveling with a missing teenager.
  • Deputies search for traffic vest-wearing bank robber

    Deputies search for traffic vest-wearing bank robber

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 9:43 AM EDT2014-06-17 13:43:22 GMT
    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies need the public’s help tracking down a bank robbery suspect.
    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies need the public’s help tracking down a bank robbery suspect.
  • Gov. Scott OKs medical use of low-potency pot, 'Charlotte's Web'

    Gov. Scott OKs medical use of low-potency pot, 'Charlotte's Web'

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 5:11 AM EDT2014-06-17 09:11:00 GMT
    Some patients in Florida are going to be able to use a strain of low-potency marijuana under a bill signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott on Monday.
    Some patients in Florida are going to be able to use a strain of low-potency marijuana under a bill signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott on Monday.
  • Hillsborough County Center will reopen Tuesday

    Hillsborough County Center will reopen Tuesday

    Monday, June 16 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-06-16 20:33:39 GMT
    The main government office in Hillsborough County is closed for business today because of a water leak on the third floor. Most government services are operating out of satellite facilities; here is the list of location if you need to conduct business with the county today.
    The main government office in Hillsborough County is closed for business today because of a water leak on the third floor. Most government services are operating out of satellite facilities; here is the list of location if you need to conduct business with the county today.
  • Photos: Frisky feline sisters at Lowry Park Zoo

    Photos: Frisky feline sisters at Lowry Park Zoo

    Monday, June 16 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-06-16 20:08:04 GMT
    In the wild, servals are found in dense forests and savannas along waterways through sub-Saharan Africa. They rely on their unusually large ears -- the largest of any cat species -- to detect prey in tall grasses and to listen for predators.
    In the wild, servals are found in dense forests and savannas along waterways through sub-Saharan Africa. They rely on their unusually large ears -- the largest of any cat species -- to detect prey in tall grasses and to listen for predators.
  • Governor Scott visits Tampa to talk human trafficking

    Governor Scott visits Tampa to talk human trafficking

    Monday, June 16 2014 4:41 AM EDT2014-06-16 08:41:16 GMT
    Governor Scott is coming to Tampa today, to focus on the awareness and prevention of human trafficking.
    Governor Scott is coming to Tampa today, to focus on the awareness and prevention of human trafficking.
  • Double shooting in Tampa

    Sunday, June 15 2014 8:16 AM EDT2014-06-15 12:16:03 GMT
    Tampa Police are investigating a double shooting.
    Tampa Police are investigating a double shooting.
  • Suspect robs Taco Bell at gunpoint

    Suspect robs Taco Bell at gunpoint

    Saturday, June 14 2014 10:22 PM EDT2014-06-15 02:22:21 GMT
    Tampa Police looking for a suspect who robbed a Taco Bell on North 50th at gunpoint. Around 7:45 a.m. on Saturday, employees were taking the garbage out the back door when the suspect came into the building and demanded to know where the safe was.
    Tampa Police looking for a suspect who robbed a Taco Bell on North 50th at gunpoint. Around 7:45 a.m. on Saturday, employees were taking the garbage out the back door when the suspect came into the building and demanded to know where the safe was.
  • Local vets honor Flag Day

    Local vets honor Flag Day

    Saturday, June 14 2014 8:24 AM EDT2014-06-14 12:24:37 GMT
    A group of local veterans are marking Flag Day today in Tampa.
    A group of local veterans are marking Flag Day today in Tampa.
  • Veterans Expressway loses tollbooths

    Veterans Expressway loses tollbooths

    Saturday, June 14 2014 7:50 AM EDT2014-06-14 11:50:14 GMT
    Expect a smoother ride through a usually congested portion of the Veterans Expressway, starting Saturday.
    Expect a smoother ride through a usually congested portion of the Veterans Expressway, starting Saturday.
  • Man killed and buried girlfriend under patio, investigators say

    Man killed and buried girlfriend under patio, investigators say

    Friday, June 13 2014 9:55 PM EDT2014-06-14 01:55:40 GMT
    Hillsborough deputies have arrested a man they say killed his girlfriend and buried her under a patio. Alejandro Flores-Sanchez, 25, is in the Hillsborough County Jail charged with second-degree murder.
    Hillsborough deputies have arrested a man they say killed his girlfriend and buried her under a patio. Alejandro Flores-Sanchez, 25, is in the Hillsborough County Jail charged with second-degree murder.
  • Deputies look for bank robber wearing 'Scream' mask

    Deputies look for bank robber wearing 'Scream' mask

    Friday, June 13 2014 9:06 AM EDT2014-06-13 13:06:34 GMT
    The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is investigating two similar robberies at the same Carrollwood bank, where the suspect wore a mask like the one seen in the movie "Scream".
    The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is investigating two similar robberies at the same Carrollwood bank, where the suspect wore a mask like the one seen in the movie "Scream".
  • PTC requests police action over rideshare violators

    PTC requests police action over rideshare violators

    Friday, June 13 2014 5:23 AM EDT2014-06-13 09:23:34 GMT
    Should drivers of ridesharing services, like Uber and Lyft, have to attain permits and commercial insurance, or undergo background checks, like cab drivers do? The ongoing debate continues.
    Should drivers of ridesharing services, like Uber and Lyft, have to attain permits and commercial insurance, or undergo background checks, like cab drivers do? The ongoing debate continues.
  • SWAT standoff ends at Westshore apartment

    SWAT standoff ends at Westshore apartment

    Friday, June 13 2014 4:37 AM EDT2014-06-13 08:37:32 GMT
    A dispute between neighbors ends with a SWAT standoff and one man behind bars Friday morning at the Casa Bella Apartments on Westshore Boulevard.
    A dispute between neighbors ends with a SWAT standoff and one man behind bars Friday morning at the Casa Bella Apartments on Westshore Boulevard.
  • Veterans Expressway keeps tolls, loses booths

    Veterans Expressway keeps tolls, loses booths

    Thursday, June 12 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-06-13 03:02:25 GMT
    Come this weekend, people traveling on the Veterans Expressway will find the tollbooths are no longer there, but that doesn't mean it will be a free ride.
    Come this weekend, people traveling on the Veterans Expressway will find the tollbooths are no longer there, but that doesn't mean it will be a free ride.
  • Polk teacher now faces sex charges in Hillsborough

    Polk teacher now faces sex charges in Hillsborough

    Thursday, June 12 2014 11:32 AM EDT2014-06-12 15:32:53 GMT
    Former Polk County teacher Jennifer Fichter now faces sex charges in Hillsborough County, too, after investigators say she drove there for at least three encounters with a student.
    Former Polk County teacher Jennifer Fichter now faces sex charges in Hillsborough County, too, after investigators say she drove there for at least three encounters with a student.
  • Tampa-born World Cup youngster ready for big stage

    Tampa-born World Cup youngster ready for big stage

    Thursday, June 12 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-06-12 15:14:05 GMT

    There are very few unenviable positions in professional sports, but being a rising superstar in the world of international soccer may be as close as you can get. The list of “next big things” who fell short of the inflated standards set by fans and media, particularly in Europe, runs long. Whether he likes it or not, Julian Green finds himself in that exact position.

    There are very few unenviable positions in professional sports, but being a rising superstar in the world of international soccer may be as close as you can get. The list of “next big things” who fell short of the inflated standards set by fans and media, particularly in Europe, runs long. Whether he likes it or not, Julian Green finds himself in that exact position.

  • New tugboat to assist in open-ocean firefighting

    New tugboat to assist in open-ocean firefighting

    Thursday, June 12 2014 9:13 AM EDT2014-06-12 13:13:08 GMT
    The tugboat industry plays an important role in both the Manatee and Tampa Port Authorities. It's responsible for towing large ships in and out of the bay every day, and now, it will take on a new responsibility.
    The tugboat industry plays an important role in both the Manatee and Tampa Port Authorities. It's responsible for towing large ships in and out of the bay every day, and now, it will take on a new responsibility.
  • Tampa police officer's son shot and killed

    Tampa police officer's son shot and killed

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 10:43 PM EDT2014-06-12 02:43:50 GMT
    Police say they have arrested a suspect in connection with the murder of a Tampa police officer’s son. Officers arrested 30-year-old Gregory Charlemagne. They say he turned himself in.
    Police say they have arrested a suspect in connection with the murder of a Tampa police officer’s son. Officers arrested 30-year-old Gregory Charlemagne. They say he turned himself in.

  • Man pleas for Fair 'Student Day' change after son's death

    Man pleas for Fair 'Student Day' change after son's death

    Wednesday, June 11 2014 5:05 AM EDT2014-06-11 09:05:37 GMT
    After losing his son, Andrew Joseph, Jr. hopes "Student Day" can be changed to a "Family Day", to make the Florida State Fair a safer place.
    After losing his son, Andrew Joseph, Jr. hopes "Student Day" can be changed to a "Family Day", to make the Florida State Fair a safer place.
  • Jurors ask to see video during deliberations of terror trial

    Jurors ask to see video during deliberations of terror trial

    Tuesday, June 10 2014 12:52 PM EDT2014-06-10 16:52:47 GMT

    After about two hours of deliberations, jurors in the federal terrorism trial of Sami Osmakac asked to see a video and the matching transcript late Tuesday morning.

    After about two hours of deliberations, jurors in the federal terrorism trial of Sami Osmakac asked to see a video and the matching transcript late Tuesday morning.

  • Detectives ID victim in Tampa shooting

    Detectives ID victim in Tampa shooting

    Tuesday, June 10 2014 8:30 AM EDT2014-06-10 12:30:29 GMT
    An investigation is underway in Tampa after a man was shot to death Monday night.
    An investigation is underway in Tampa after a man was shot to death Monday night.
  • Truckers getting around strict time rules on road

    Truckers getting around strict time rules on road

    Tuesday, June 10 2014 4:21 AM EDT2014-06-10 08:21:33 GMT
    There are strict time rules truck drivers must follow while on the road, but there are also ways to get around them to deliver product on time. Truckers explain how they track hours, and how others beat the system.
    There are strict time rules truck drivers must follow while on the road, but there are also ways to get around them to deliver product on time. Truckers explain how they track hours, and how others beat the system.
  • Schweickert appears in court for torture killings case

    Schweickert appears in court for torture killings case

    Monday, June 9 2014 3:17 PM EDT2014-06-09 19:17:19 GMT
    One of the men allegedly behind one of Tampa's most shocking murders faced a Hillsborough County judge for the first time today.
    One of the men allegedly behind one of Tampa's most shocking murders faced a Hillsborough County judge for the first time today.
  • Man goes on road rage rampage in South Tampa

    Man goes on road rage rampage in South Tampa

    Sunday, June 8 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-06-09 03:10:17 GMT
    A Riverview man goes on a road rage rampage in South Tampa Sunday afternoon. Tampa Police arrested Andre Anthony Rivera.
    A Riverview man goes on a road rage rampage in South Tampa Sunday afternoon. Tampa Police arrested Andre Anthony Rivera.
  • Popular parking lot at Bayshore closes

    Popular parking lot at Bayshore closes

    Sunday, June 8 2014 2:54 PM EDT2014-06-08 18:54:30 GMT
    Runners may have a hard time finding a place to park in South Tampa. The dirt lot at the corner of Bay-to-Bay and Bayshore Boulevard closed Sunday.
    Runners may have a hard time finding a place to park in South Tampa. The dirt lot at the corner of Bay-to-Bay and Bayshore Boulevard closed Sunday.
  • HCSO investigates man's death in Apollo Beach

    HCSO investigates man's death in Apollo Beach

    Saturday, June 7 2014 8:57 AM EDT2014-06-07 12:57:45 GMT
    Hillsborough County Deputies are investigating a death in Apollo Beach.
    Hillsborough County Deputies are investigating a death in Apollo Beach.
  • Tampa man arrested for shining laser pointer at police helicopter

    Tampa man arrested for shining laser pointer at police helicopter

    Friday, June 6 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-06-07 01:06:14 GMT
    Less than two days after launching a nationwide campaign on the dangers of shining laser pointers at aircraft, the FBI is investigating a Tampa man for that same federal offense.
    Less than two days after launching a nationwide campaign on the dangers of shining laser pointers at aircraft, the FBI is investigating a Tampa man for that same federal offense.

  • Police charge suspect with shooting and killing mom's boyfriend

    Police charge suspect with shooting and killing mom's boyfriend

    Friday, June 6 2014 5:18 PM EDT2014-06-06 21:18:52 GMT
    The man who fled on a bicycle after a deadly shooting in Progress Village this morning is now behind bars.
    The man who fled on a bicycle after a deadly shooting in Progress Village this morning is now behind bars.
  • Jaywalking teens hit by car along Bearss Avenue

    Jaywalking teens hit by car along Bearss Avenue

    Friday, June 6 2014 4:56 PM EDT2014-06-06 20:56:54 GMT
    According to the sheriff's office, a group of around 30 students from Buchanan Middle School was walking down the sidewalk when several students decided to run across the street near Monet Drive -- not in a crosswalk.
    According to the sheriff's office, a group of around 30 students from Buchanan Middle School was walking down the sidewalk when several students decided to run across the street near Monet Drive -- not in a crosswalk.
  • Good deed sparks chain reaction at local Chick-fil-A

    Good deed sparks chain reaction at local Chick-fil-A

    Friday, June 6 2014 2:40 PM EDT2014-06-06 18:40:38 GMT
    One woman's kind gesture at a gesture lead dozens in the community to follow suit. 
    One woman's kind gesture at a gesture lead dozens in the community to follow suit. 
  • Fla. health dept.: Mosquito-borne illnesses a serious threat

    Fla. health dept.: Mosquito-borne illnesses a serious threat

    Friday, June 6 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-06-06 12:46:21 GMT
    Two mosquito-borne diseases, dengue fever and chikungunya, are posing a serious threat in Florida as they slowly spread through the state.
    Two mosquito-borne diseases, dengue fever and chikungunya, are posing a serious threat in Florida as they slowly spread through the state.
  • Memorial Hwy. intersection reopens after fatal accident

    Memorial Hwy. intersection reopens after fatal accident

    Thursday, June 5 2014 10:42 PM EDT2014-06-06 02:42:01 GMT
    Hillsborough County deputies reopened Memorial Highway reopened just before 10 p.m. Thursday between Kelly Road and Town N' Country Boulevard.
    Hillsborough County deputies reopened Memorial Highway reopened just before 10 p.m. Thursday between Kelly Road and Town N' Country Boulevard.

  • 'Selfie' app helps ID phone theft suspect

    'Selfie' app helps ID phone theft suspect

    Thursday, June 5 2014 4:20 PM EDT2014-06-05 20:20:02 GMT
    An inadvertent 'selfie' has landed a Tampa man behind bars. Deputies say Edgar Hernandez-Santos is the man seen in photos -- which the sheriff's office released Tuesday -- showing the man who allegedly swiped a cell phone from a car at a gas station.
    An inadvertent 'selfie' has landed a Tampa man behind bars. Deputies say Edgar Hernandez-Santos is the man seen in photos -- which the sheriff's office released Tuesday -- showing the man who allegedly swiped a cell phone from a car at a gas station.
  • Defense: Tampa terror suspect was too easily manipulated

    Defense: Tampa terror suspect was too easily manipulated

    Thursday, June 5 2014 3:09 PM EDT2014-06-05 19:09:07 GMT
    Defense attorneys for Sami Osmakac say he is not the blood-thirsty terrorist prosecutors portrayed him to be during six days of testimony that featured secret video and audio recordings. Instead, they argue, he is a mentally unstable man who was easily manipulated and entrapped by the U.S. government.
    Defense attorneys for Sami Osmakac say he is not the blood-thirsty terrorist prosecutors portrayed him to be during six days of testimony that featured secret video and audio recordings. Instead, they argue, he is a mentally unstable man who was easily manipulated and entrapped by the U.S. government.
  • Deputies seek Burger King robber in chef's hat

    Deputies seek Burger King robber in chef's hat

    Thursday, June 5 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-06-05 15:00:44 GMT
    Deputies in Hillsborough County are looking for the armed man who robbed the Burger King on Van Dyke Road while wearing a distinctive chapeau.
    Deputies in Hillsborough County are looking for the armed man who robbed the Burger King on Van Dyke Road while wearing a distinctive chapeau.
  • New ride means big smiles for young Shriners patient

    New ride means big smiles for young Shriners patient

    Wednesday, June 4 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-06-04 21:25:59 GMT
    Five-year-old Lenabelle has a type of hip dysplasia, so she can't ride traditional bikes with her sister and friends. But Shriners Hospitals for Children and Hands Across the Bay surprised her with a new Barbie Power Wheels Jeep that she could ride alongside them.
    Five-year-old Lenabelle has a type of hip dysplasia, so she can't ride traditional bikes with her sister and friends. But Shriners Hospitals for Children and Hands Across the Bay surprised her with a new Barbie Power Wheels Jeep that she could ride alongside them.
  • New movie theater to open at University Mall

    New movie theater to open at University Mall

    Wednesday, June 4 2014 1:11 PM EDT2014-06-04 17:11:11 GMT
    A brand new movie theater with an upscale twist will make its way to Tampa’s University Mall later this year.
    A brand new movie theater with an upscale twist will make its way to Tampa’s University Mall later this year.
  • HCSO hopes video can help with unsolved murder

    HCSO hopes video can help with unsolved murder

    Wednesday, June 4 2014 6:13 AM EDT2014-06-04 10:13:58 GMT
    Hillsborough County deputies hope some newly released security video can help them solve a three-year-old murder case.
    Hillsborough County deputies hope some newly released security video can help them solve a three-year-old murder case.
  • Attorneys face discipline for DUI setup during shock jock trial

    Attorneys face discipline for DUI setup during shock jock trial

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-06-04 03:06:35 GMT
    Attorney Stephen Diaco, and two other attorneys from the Adams and Diaco law firm, could be disbarred.
    Attorney Stephen Diaco and two other attorneys from the Adams and Diaco law firm could be disbarred.
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