Tampa Police are investigating the tragic death of a 4-year-old boy who was found critically injured, sprawled on a Tampa road on Sunday night. Marterrance Albury died at St. Joseph's Hospital on Monday morning. More>>
St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman will announce the new St. Petersburg Police Chief on Tuesday. More>>
Prosecutors have been trying to bring Garrett Bruce to justice for years now after he crashed a car in Tarpon Springs in 2011 and killed one of his passengers, Patrick Vosbein. Police say he was driving drunk.Today in a Pinellas courtroom Bruce willhave yet another pretrial hearing leading up to his scheduled trial More>>
It's hard to imagine the pain Stephanie Groulx is enduring. On Saturday night, her brother-in-law's two pit bulls attacked and killed her 4-year old son Logan Shepard.
A Davenport native who's now living the Hollywood life is coming back home to turn the cameras on Polk County.They say home is where the heart is, so it's no surprise when producer Mark Stephens set off for his dream TV-series project, he came back to his old stomping grounds of Polk County More>>
For the past year, Mote Marine scientists have made all new discoveries about great white sharks. More>>
Wondering if there are sinkholes in your neighborhood? Or, are you purchasing a home and want to know about sinkhole activity in the area? More>>
Some Spring Hill neighbors remain on edge as a sinkhole swallows part of their street. More>>
They are horrific cases involving children, too painful to even fathom.People are asking the question – what in the world is going on right now? The discovery of two little boys’ bodies in Tampa is now making headlines. More>>
The Lakeland Police Department is asking for help finding a man who is considered missing and endangered. Kenneth Taylor, 44, was last seen at 10 p.m. on Friday, July 18, at Munn Park which is located at 201 E Main St.
Tampa's Mayor makes the grade with downtown investors.On the campaign trail Mayor Bob Buckhorn promised to turn a city where the sidewalks would roll up when the work whistle would blow, into a place where people could live, work and play." More>>
Hernando County officials plan to assess the sinkhole that opened up on Eldridge Drive with a contractor on Monday. More>>
Shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday, Logan Shepard, 4, sat down to enjoy ice cream at his uncle and aunt's house on Rhodine Road. Moments later, Hillsborough County sheriff's deputies found the toddler on the front lawn of the house with two pit bulls standing over him.Authorities believe the dogs attacked the boy and mauled him to death when he was left alone in his relatives' family room. Logan was pronounced dead at the scene.According to a Hillsborough County sheriff's report, Logan.. More>>
A night of fun turned tragic at a north Tampa nightclub early Sunday morning. Tampa police officers now are looking for a murder suspect.The incident occurred early Sunday morning at Supa D's at 810 E. Skagway Ave. The club was cleared out when a gunman opened fire in the parking lot. A nightclub employee wasfound lying on the ground after the gunfire stops. He died of his injuries.Tampapolice has not identifiedthe victim, pending notification of next of kin. No arrest had been made by ... More>>
Largo police officers are searching for a bicyclist who shot a juvenile at a park Sunday evening. Shortly after 7:30 p.m. Largo police received a call about a shooting at the Bayhead Recreation Complex at 375 Seminole Blvd. The shooting occurred in the area of the skate park.The incident began when a male on a bicycle started an argument with a juvenile male at the park,a Largo Police Department report said.After they exchanged words, the male on the bicycle pulled out a gun and began firing.. More>>
A sinkhole opened up Saturday in a residential neighborhood on Eldridge Road near Van Allen Way in Spring Hill. The sinkhole is estimated to be about 40 by 40 yards wide and about 30 feet deep. "We have no reports of it growing," Hernando County spokeswoman Virginia Singer said Sunday. County officials will have a contractor at the site Monday to investigate the depression and determine a course of action, she said....
If you like ice cream, you should know that this Sunday, July 20 is National Ice Cream Day.We did some checking around and found some deals and freebies in honor of National Ice Cream Day. More>>
On Sunday the World Wrestling Federation brought their traveling sports entertainment road show to the Tampa Bay Times Forum.Back in 1976 the Fort Homer Hesterly Armory on Howard Ave. was home to the biggest wrestling stars of the day. More>>
The manatee that's believed to be the oldest in captivity in the world is marking another birthday.Hundreds of people gathered at the South Florida Museum in Bradenton on Saturday to celebrate Snooty's 66th birthday. More>>
A 46-year-old Bradenton man is facing a variety of charges for triggering a multi-vehicle crash on State Road 70 in Manatee County Saturday night.Two pedestrians suffered serious injuries in the collision. William D. Stover, a 64-year-old Sarasota man, and Trevin N. Scott, a 25-year-old Sarasota resident, were transported to Blake Medical Center where both men are listed in critical condition. More>>
Authorities have identified the pilot of a small plane that crashed into the waters off a southwest Florida island.The Lee County Sheriff's Office says Gregg Howard of St. Petersburg was flying the plane that crashed Wednesday evening into the Gulf of Mexico off Captiva Island. More>>
Detectives with the Sarasota Police Department are asking for the public’s help in tracking down an armed robbery suspect.According to a SPD report an unidentified male made off with an undisclosed amount of money from the Subway location in the 1100 block of Washington Blvd. on Saturday night. More>>
Two Lakeland men were charged with shooting into a house, hitting a man in the feet, Lakeland police said. Mario Fernando Garrett Jr. 18, of 510 Longfellow Blvd., Lakeland, was charged with shooting into an occupied dwelling, resisting arrest without violence and violation of probation.Antonio Maurice Pouncey, 21, of 1350 Lake Bonny Drive W., No. 24, Lakeland, was charged with shooting into an occupied dwelling and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.Lakeland police said the two men asked... More>>
A Tampa police stand off with an armed suicidal man on Davis Islands has ended peacefully.The man, whose identity was not released because of the nature of the incident, was taken into custody for an evaluation, Tampa police Lt J. Preyer said.The incident began about 8 p.m. when members of the Tampa police SWAT team responded to a call about a suicidal man with a gun at the Davis Islands Sea Plane Basin. No injuries were reported.The armed man had been reported missing earlier in the day, Pre... More>>
The Tampa police SWAT team are on the scene of an endangered, suicidal man wielding a gun on Davis Islands Sea Plane Basin tonight. Due to the nature of the incident, Davis Islands Boulevard is closed to traffic at Severn Avenue, the Tampa Police Department said.Hostage team negotiators are on the scene. Officials at nearby Peter O. Knight Airport as well as Tampa International Airport have been notified.Police officers had been looking for him most of today, after loved ones reported ... More>>
Saturday morning’s 5th annual Warrior Walk drew over 1,000 Bay area residents to Lake Hollingsworth Park in Lakeland.The event was held to honor service men and women who lost their lives during Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. More>>
A 40-year-old Hillsborough County man was killed early Saturday when he was run over by a vehicle on North 50th St. just north of Adamo Dr. in Tampa.James W. Mingo Jr. was pronounced dead at the scene just before 8 a.m. More>>
With the state-map silhouette of Minnesota still mowed into the outfield grass, the All-Star game festivities having come and gone, the Twins returned to Target Field.For Kyle Gibson and his teammates, this wasn't the way they wanted to play their first game after the break. More>>
Florida Gov. Rick Scott's administration expressed concern in a letter Friday about reports that the federal government planned to send unaccompanied immigrant children from the Southwest border to Miami this weekend, seeming to be unaware that it is a regular practice and asking for any health information the government had for the minors. More>>
The cavalcade of tourists rolled in for hours. Their beers iced and children lotioned, they drove through archways of mossy oaks and beneath an aging water tower that in faded letters advertised "Old Homosassa, est. 1835." More>>
A 41-year-old New Port Richey man died Friday night from injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash in Pasco County.William Moran was transported to the Medical Center of Trinity just after 7 p.m. where he passed away a short time later. More>>
A 27-year-old Bay area man is behind bars facing a variety of charges following a standoff with police.Michael E. Blakey was booked into the Manatee County Jail early Saturday morning on two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. More>>
All 24 year-old Gavin Carter wanted was a burger when he got on his bike and rode to Checkers at Floribraska and North Nebraska Avenue early Friday morning and before he knew it there was blood rushing from his head. More>>
He has put up with a junkyard around the corner for 17 years. Now Bob Mullins is worried about the possibility of one right across the street from his Citrus Park home. More>>
A permitted burn got out of control and damaged three mobile homes on Colson Road in Plant City on Friday night. More>>
As News Channel Eight told you first, last week, boys from Central America are staying at this facility in Holiday, Pasco County, and more could be on the way if the place is allowed to expand. More>>
The Florida Department of Health in Manatee County Friday confirmed a second case of Chikungunya Fever More>>
The Malaysian airliner crash cost hundreds of people their lives. Among them, world renowned AIDS researcher. Dr. Joep Lange. More>>
The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office says a woman has died after a domestic dispute occurred with her husband, who is now a suspect in her death. More>>
Here's this week's "dish" about what's happening at Tampa Bay restaurants. Shephard's Beach Resort on Clearwater Beach has just completed an 18-month-long expansion.
Ever wonder what goes on in the kitchen of your favorite restaurants? We’ve gathered details about the 30 Tampa Bay restaurants that received the most violations during inspections conducted from July 7 to 12, 2014.
Odyssey Marine Exploration has uncovered over 13,500 of gold and silver coins from the site of a 1857 ship wreck off the coast of South Carolina. More>>
Recently introduced legislation could provide another barrier for child predators getting jobs at places that deal with kids. More>>
Deputies are investigating human remains found in a bin at the West Hernando Transfer Station Thursday. More>>
Two new hotels recently opened in downtown Tampa and recently announced plans call for two more.
Two new hotels recently opened in downtown Tampa and recently announced plans call for two more.More>>
A 3-year-old boy was recovering in a hospital on Thursday night after being pulled out of a hotel swimming pool by an 11-year-old boy according to Pinellas County Sheriff’s deputies. More>>
Strewn about in hostile territory, crash investigators could find their jobs hampered by the fighting between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists.And that's only part of the tough job ahead to determine, who shot the plane down, and why. More>>
Suzanne Keller-Becker says she invited her old friend, Erisan Seibert, to stay with her in her Tampa home for a few days while she got back on her feet.But a few days later, Becker says things changed. Seibert's boyfriend, Kyle Cooke, a convicted felon, showed up and wanted to stay, too. Becker says she agreed but said they had to be out soon. But Becker says they ended up saying they had established residency and weren't leaving without an eviction. Becker says they ate her food and used her... More>>
The Florida DOT will reveal some suggestions today to make the intersection at Gulf to Bay Blvd and Belcher road a safer place to drive and walk.That intersection was where a hit and run motorist killed crossing guard Doug Carey, age 70, on May 20th.Safety experts have been studying ways to make the intersection safer without impeding the flow of more than 50,000 vehicles a day. More>>
A Sarasota police officer made an adorable rescue Thursday. A baby duck became trapped in a pile of muck.
Three teens were charged with attempted burglary after authorities say they tried to open the door of a parked car while an undercover St. Petersburg police detective sat inside. The detective was watching an area because officers received reports that teens were trying to open parked car doors. The detective watched the teens try other doors.Apparently unaware he was inside, the teens tried the detective's door last.St. Petersburg police say the teens, girls ages 13 and 15 and a 14-year-old ... More>>
A Florida city has paid a $25,000 settlement to a woman ordered to shake out her bra during a traffic stop. More>>
Farouk Jamjoom is a regular at the "Bro Bowl" skate-board park, a historic venue that'll soon be demolished to make way for a totally renovated Perry Harvey, Senior park."It'll be sad I been using it for the last year, I come here almost daily, it'll be really sad, said Jamjoom. More>>
The Sunrise Sale is a St. Petersburg tradition local merchants look forward to during each slow summer. More>>
The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office has released photos and details from the search of the Tarpon Springs home where a doctor was found allegedly murdered. More>>