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Health

World Stroke Day boosts awareness

World Stroke Day boosts awarenessWednesday, October 29th is World Stroke Day. Groups are urging people to learn the warning signs of stroke.
  • Health
  • 15 hours, 21 minutes ago
Traffic

UPDATE: All lanes back open on Roosevelt

UPDATE: All lanes back open on RooseveltAll lanes are back open on Roosevelt Boulevard, following a crash involving a PSTA bus during Wednesday evening's rush hour.
  • Traffic
  • 15 hours, 30 minutes ago
Politics

Wyllie in governor's race to win

Wyllie in governor's race to winLibertarian Adrian Wyllie says he can be Florida's next governor and promises to cut the state budget and end property taxes.
  • Politics
  • 15 hours, 36 minutes ago
Rays

Report: Maddon set to become Cubs manager

Report: Maddon set to become Cubs managerThe Chicago Cubs are reportedly close to naming a new manager, and it's a familiar face to us: Joe Maddon.
  • Rays
  • 16 hours, 4 minutes ago
Local

Treasure Island businesses fed up with homeless

Treasure Island businesses fed up with homelessBusiness owners in Treasure Island are tired of the homeless people bothering their customers. Police have increased patrols.
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  • 16 hours, 48 minutes ago
Local

Cuba builds first new church in 55 years

Cuba builds first new church in 55 yearsCuba has allowed construction of the country's first new Catholic church in 55 years, the church said this week.
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  • 17 hours, 44 minutes ago
Local

Black rhino enjoys pumpkins for Halloween

Black rhino enjoys pumpkins for HalloweenAs part of his daily enrichment, the animal care team provided several pumpkins for Forest!
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  • 17 hours, 53 minutes ago
Local

Second chance for two dogs that attacked, killed another

Second chance for two dogs that attacked, killed anotherThe owner of two dogs is getting only a warning after the German shepherds attacked and killed another dog at a gas station.
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  • 18 hours, 29 minutes ago
Local

Dolphin numbers have declined in St. Petersburg waters

Dolphin numbers have declined in St. Petersburg watersThe number of dolphins seen in the St. Pete area has declined according to researchers.
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  • 18 hours, 30 minutes ago
Local

Parents react to boy bringing knife to school

Parents react to boy bringing knife to schoolAccording to the school's code of conduct any student who brings a weapon to school will be expelled for a year.
  • Local
  • 19 hours, 36 minutes ago
Local

Time running out to name this baby hippo!

Time running out to name this baby hippo!There's just one day left to cast your vote in naming the baby hippo at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo!
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  • 19 hours, 53 minutes ago
Local

Teacher asks Brevard Schools to recognize gay marriage

Teacher asks Brevard Schools to recognize gay marriageDaniel Wall-DeSousa says he believes changing the policy would create a trickle-down effect, from extending district benefit to same-sex spouses to better protecting students who are bullied for being gay.
  • Local
  • 20 hours, 19 minutes ago
Florida

Reporter-turned-Congressional candidate avoids questions

Reporter-turned-Congressional candidate avoids questionsA Congressional candidate was critical of campaign donations going to personal profits; even while doing it himself.
  • Florida
  • 20 hours, 27 minutes ago
Politics

Crist talks education, middle class, leaving GOP

Crist talks education, middle class, leaving GOPCharlie Crist, running as a Democrat for governor, talks about his motivation and focus during this campaign.
  • Politics
  • 21 hours, 25 minutes ago
Local

Pitchfork protest against Duke Energy makes its "point" in St. Pete

Pitchfork protest against Duke Energy makes its "point" in St. PeteChanting protesters wave plastic pitchforks and signs at Duke Energy, accusing the energy giant of "sticking" customers.
  • Local
  • 21 hours, 59 minutes ago
Local

Give a dentist your Halloween candy

Give a dentist your Halloween candyGive your extra Halloween candy to a local dentist for this year's Halloween Candy Buy Back program to benefit the troops.
  • Local
  • 22 hours, 1 minute ago
High School Sports

Injured St. Pete football player receives support

Injured St. Pete football player receives supportThe Northeast High School football player who lost much of his right leg following an in-game injury is receiving an outpouring of support.
  • High School Sports
  • 22 hours, 50 minutes ago
Local

Pinellas detectives looking for credit card thief

Pinellas detectives looking for credit card thiefThe suspect was then seen using the victim's credit card between the hours of 3:30 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 1.
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  • 23 hours, 5 minutes ago
Local

Plane leaves mysterious substance on car

Plane leaves mysterious substance on carLuckily, the person responsible for the mess has already said he will help clean it up.
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  • 23 hours, 51 minutes ago
Local

Tampa Bay job fair is today!

Tampa Bay job fair is today!From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. over 50 local employers will be looking for new employees,
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  • 1 day ago
Local

All SB lanes now open, one NB lane blocked on US-19 south of Curlew Rd. in Dunedin

All SB lanes now open, one NB lane blocked on US-19 south of Curlew Rd. in DunedinAll Southbound lanes are now open. One northbound lane remains blocked. Expect heavy delays.
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  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Florida

Bright House to increase broadband speeds for free

Bright House to increase broadband speeds for freeCustomers of Bright House Networks can expect speedier broadband Internet speeds beginning in December — at no additional costs.
  • Florida
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Local

Email debate heats up Sarasota school race

Email debate heats up Sarasota school raceThe teachers union files complaints against School Board member Bridget Ziegler over email solicitations.
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
News

Why robots may steal your job

Why robots may steal your jobAutomation is coming: robots aren't taking over, but a USA Today investigation shows why they're taking Florida jobs.
  • News
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Local

Student, 16, charged in bomb threat

Student, 16, charged in bomb threatA 16-year-old girl has been arrested after a note was found that carried a threat to blow up Lake Placid High School. She has been suspended.
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Local

Lakeland 5th-grader threatened at school

Lakeland 5th-grader threatened at schoolLakeland 5th-grader threatened with knife at school
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Local

Bay area mothers ets meds in California

Bay area mothers ets meds in CaliforniaMothers pushing for yes voter on the medical marijuana spent two weeks in California treating children with medical cannabis.
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Local

Browser history might affect fares, rates

Browser history might affect fares, ratesBefore you make your holiday travel plans, it turns out some of the most popular online booking websites aren't exactly being fair when it comes to pricing.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Local

Vet removes dog's eye without permission

Vet removes dog's eye without permissionA dog owner got a call on Monday that shook her to the bone.
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  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Investigations

City rethinks red light cameras as revenue drops

City rethinks red light cameras as revenue dropsNew Port Richey rethinking red light camera program after yellow lights extended and revenue dropped.
  • Investigations
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Local

Mother of child slapped at daycare speaks

Mother of child slapped at daycare speaksAn employee at Happy Land Daycare has been arrested for hitting a child in the face.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Local

Thieves grab $50,000 in coins from Sarasota show

Thieves grab $50,000 in coins from Sarasota showA team of thieves stole at least $50,000 in gold coins from a Clearwater dealer over the weekend during a show in Sarasota.
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  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Local

Former Lakeland officer on trial for sexual assault

Former Lakeland officer on trial for sexual assaultJulio Pagan is charged with sexually assaulting a woman twice while he was on-duty, in uniform and armed.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Local

Port of Tampa has Ebola safety plan

Port of Tampa has Ebola safety planA tanker is getting a lot of double takes while in Tampa's port mainly because of the markings showing it's home port is Monrovia, located in Liberia.
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  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Local

Prosecutor: Band member led FAMU beating

Prosecutor: Band member led FAMU beatingA prosecutor said Tuesday that a former band member charged in the death of a Florida A&M University drum major was the chief organizer of a brutal hazing ritual that has been a secret tradition at the school for years.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Local

Lockdown lifted at Bartow High School

Lockdown lifted at Bartow High SchoolThe lockdown at Bartow High School has been lifted following the report of a possible weapon seen on campus.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Local

Winter Haven police need help finding teen runaway

Winter Haven police need help finding teen runawayWinter Haven Police are asking for the public's help in locating 14 year-old Layla Soleil Fernandez.
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Local

St. Pete deputies arrest couple for drug trafficking

St. Pete deputies arrest couple for drug traffickingTuesday morning, St. Petersburg Police Vice and Narcotics officers served a search warrant and arrested 31-year-old Tom Kelly, Jr.and his girlfriend, 26-year-old Nicole Cherie Caudill on drug trafficking charges.
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Local

Don't get tricked while trick or treating!

Don't get tricked while trick or treating!Tampa Police created a series of Zombie videos to remind you about the dangerous criminals that may be lurking in your neighborhood.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Health

Stroke awareness saves lives, improves outcomes

Stroke awareness saves lives, improves outcomesThe American Stroke Association urges people to learn the signs of stroke and take them seriously.
  • Health
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Local

UPDATE: Husband accused of killing wife caught

UPDATE: Husband accused of killing wife caughtSt. Petersburg Police say the man suspected of killing his wife in South St. Pete has been caught in Jacksonville.
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  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Local

Gas station armed robbery; suspect on the loose

Gas station armed robbery; suspect on the looseOn Sunday at approximately 4:15 p.m., an Armed Robbery occurred at the Chevron station located at 30328 Cortez Boulevard in Brooksville.
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  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Local

UPDATE: Mulch fire in Pinellas Park put out

UPDATE: Mulch fire in Pinellas Park put outTwo ladder trucks responded and after four hours battling the fire, the mulch pile was pulled apart and water was poured over the smoldering pile.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Traffic

NB Howard Frankland reopened after crash

NB Howard Frankland reopened after crashA crash in the northbound lanes on the Howard Frankland Bridge caused major delays during rush hour Tuesday morning.
  • Traffic
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Local

Woman hurt, dog killed by two others

Woman hurt, dog killed by two othersA woman is recovering from a dog bite Monday night after she tried to defend her dog as it was being attacked and killed by two others.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Traffic

Driver injured in Lakeland crash near I-4

Driver injured in Lakeland crash near I-4Lakeland Police report all lanes on W Memorial Blvd. to I-4 at Crutchfield Road in Lakeland are closed due to a crash.
  • Traffic
  • 2 days ago
Local

Two killed in head-on crash in Citrus County

Two killed in head-on crash in Citrus CountyThere has been yet another deadly wrong-way crash in the Tampa Bay area.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Florida

Wild hogs roam Florida neighborhood

Wild hogs roam Florida neighborhoodA wildlife trapper is looking for wild hogs that are roaming a central Florida community.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Florida

Sheriff's sergeant fired after Amber Alert, arrest

Sheriff's sergeant fired after Amber Alert, arrestA St. John's Sheriff's Office spokeswoman lost her job after failing to show up for a pre-disciplinary meeting following her arrest on an interference with child custody charge.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 3 hours ago
Local

Family fights to get adopted son out of Congo

Family fights to get adopted son out of CongoA Dunedin family patiently works to bring an adopted boy with medical needs to the U.S. from Congo.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 4 hours ago
Local

30 cars in south Tampa vandalized

30 cars in south Tampa vandalizedUnknown suspects are responsible for smashing out the windows of at least 30 cars in the Ballast Point neighborhood of South Tampa.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Local

Study: BP oil spill left 'bathtub ring' in Gulf

Study: BP oil spill left 'bathtub ring' in GulfThe 2010 BP oil spill left an oily "bathtub ring" on the sea floor roughly the size of Rhode Island, according to a new study.
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  • 2 days, 10 hours ago
Local

Manatee school district faces complaint over security

Manatee school district faces complaint over securityA parent and lawyer has filed a criminal complaint against the Manatee County School District over its plan for security at elementary schools.
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  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Local

Travelers' reviews mixed on transparent plane

Travelers' reviews mixed on transparent planeAirbus reveals its vision for the future: a see-through plane. But, not all airline passengers are ready for it.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Florida

World records set in Florida, Georgia

World records set in Florida, GeorgiaIf you think all the crazy things in the world happen in Florida, here's a little validation.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Florida

Missing 8-year-old boy found, in 'critical' condition

Missing 8-year-old boy found, in 'critical' conditionThe search is over for an eight-year-old boy with autism reported missing over the weekend, authorities said.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Local

Now 30 car windows smashed in South Tampa

Now 30 car windows smashed in South TampaTampa Police say they are looking for the people responsible for smashing out the windows of 17 cars Sunday night.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 13 hours ago
Local

Final week for candidates to get your vote

Final week for candidates to get your voteIt's the final countdown. The last full week candidates have to try and get your vote. So far in the state of Florida—over 1,800,000 people have voted.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Local

Dog owners claim trainer lost dog

Dog owners claim trainer lost dog10 News is getting answers after a dog in the care of a Hillsborough County pet trainer vanished.
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  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Local

Families of abused inmates protest at the Capitol

Families of abused inmates protest at the CapitolRelatives of state inmates who have been killed or fear for their lives take their concerns to Tallahassee and meet with the corrections secretary.
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  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Traffic

Intersection of E Waters Ave and N 9th St to be closed

Intersection of E Waters Ave and N 9th St to be closedBoth directions of East Waters Avenue are to be closed at Nebraska Avenue and both directions of North 9th Street are to be closed at Waters by 7 p.m. tonight while the Tampa Water Department repairs a water main leak.
  • Traffic
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Local

11,000 tires being removed from illegal dump

11,000 tires being removed from illegal dumpTwenty years worth of illegally dumped tire are finally being removed from a neighborhood in New Port Richey. Why so long?
  • Local
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Local

Sarasota opens early voting site at mall

Sarasota opens early voting site at mallShop and vote: Sarasota opens early voting site at Sarasota Square Mall.
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  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Traffic

Lane on West Kennedy Blvd to be closed later tonight

Lane on West Kennedy Blvd to be closed later tonightThe westbound inside lane and inside turn lane on West Kennedy Boulevard between North Fremont and North Melville avenues will be closed later tonight while the Tampa Water Department repairs a service line leak.
  • Traffic
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Local

Whooping cough vaccine recommended for parents

Whooping cough vaccine recommended for parentsWhooping cough can be prevented if adults get the vaccine, according to a local doctor.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Local

Fire destroys mobile home in Largo

Fire destroys mobile home in LargoFirefighters battled a blaze at a mobile home park in Largo on Monday morning.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Local

Car drives into Pasco BBQ restaurant

Car drives into Pasco BBQ restaurantA car struck the front of the Hungry Harry's BBQ restaurant Monday afternoon when the driver tried to avoid a collision.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Florida

8-year-old boy has been found

8-year-old boy has been foundA Florida missing child alert has been issued for Peyton Blodgett, a white male, 8-years-old, 4 feet tall, weighing 40 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes; last seen in the area of the 6800 block of State Road 121 in Macclenny, Florida, wearing white and a blue...
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Local

Man dies after New Port Richey house fire

Man dies after New Port Richey house fireA 47-year-old man has died from his injuries suffered in a house fire on Sunday night.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Florida

Energy activists want answers from candidates

Energy activists want answers from candidatesGreenpeace activists brought mirrors outside of Duke Energy, shining light onto the building. They represent the solar panels those protesters want to see producing energy for you in the Sunshine State.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
Florida

Hazing trial starts for 1 FAMU band member

Hazing trial starts for 1 FAMU band memberA judge has postponed the cases of three of the four remaining defendants facing charges in the death of a Florida A&M drum major.
  • Florida
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
Local

Tampa police arrest another wrong-way driver

Tampa police arrest another wrong-way driverNo injuries were sustained and there were no vehicular crashes as a result of this wrong way driver.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago