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Hillsborough Ave. student shuttle service to be provided

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Hillsborough School superintendent MaryEllen Elia announced plans Thursday to provide a shuttle bus service for students who live across Hillsborough Avenue. More>>

Hillsborough residents claim water company retaliates against them

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After East Lake residents fed up with stinky, cloudy water won a big battle against their utility company, they say Pluris American Infrastructure is retaliating against them.
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Headstone found in Crystal River

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Citrus County deputies need your help to find the rightful owner of a headstone found in Crystal River. More>>

Owners of Manatee Co. animal sanctuary arrested

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Deputies arrested the owners of Napier's Log Cabin Horse Animal Sanctuary Thursday in connection with an ongoing animal cruelty investigation. More>>

Sarasota math teacher fired after seen screaming at student in video Video included

Photo of Captain Jeffrey Daughtry courtesy Facebook Photo of Captain Jeffrey Daughtry courtesy Facebook
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A math teacher at Sarasota Military Academy was fired after a cell phone video showed him screaming at a student. More>>

Student shocked Polk teacher used her name in affair Video included

Jessica Seaman Jessica Seaman
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A Polk County high school student is trying to clear her name from an ordeal she says her former teacher brought her into. Jessica Seaman says her teacher posed as her in a messaging app and talked to a 17-year-old boy. Now that teacher, 29-year-old Jennifer Fichter, is under arrest, charged with having sex with the teenaged boy.“It's not just that it was my first name, it was my full name,” Seaman said, of what she learned was spelled out on the affidavit describing the relationship between ... More>>

EXCLUSIVE: St. Pete mom accused of murdering her son talks

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It's the jailhouse interview you need to see. A mother accused of stabbing her 4-year-old son to death speaks exclusively to News Channel 8's Melissa Beckman. More>>

Officers vote no confidence in Port Richey police chief Video included

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There may be big changes at the Port Richey Police Department, after every officer on the force voted they have no confidence in the current chief.
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3 Tampa Bay restaurants honored for perfect inspections

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Three Tampa Bay restaurants are receiving kudos from the state for not having any safety or sanitation violations during recent inspections.
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RV destroyed in Hillsborough fire

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A fire destroyed an RV in rural Hillsborough County and sent the occupant to the hospital. More>>

Crews fill in Dunedin sinkhole

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A Dunedin sinkhole was filled in Thursday afternoon only a few hours after it opened. More>>

Fatal crash involving tractor trailer closes Hwy 60 East in Lake Wales

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Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal crash on Highway 60 East, between 630 East and Grape Hammock Road, in Lake Wales. More>>

Man who died in shootout shot himself, says Manatee Sheriff's Office

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The Manatee County Sheriff's Office says the robbery suspect who died during a shootout with deputies died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. More>>

Health advisories issued for Hillsborough beaches

Ben T. Davis beach on April 17, the day the health advisory went into effect. Ben T. Davis beach on April 17, the day the health advisory went into effect.
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A Health Advisory has been issued for the following beaches: Ben T. Davis, Cypress Point, Davis Island, and Picnic Island based on the criteria for enterococci bacteria recommended by the EPA. More>>

$600,000 Hudson home destroyed by fire, 1 injured

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Investigators say strong winds spread a fire that destroyed a $600,000 home and injured one person in Hudson. More>>

90-year-old Hillsborough man victim of home invasion

A photo of the suspects' truck. Courtesy HCSO A photo of the suspects' truck. Courtesy HCSO
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Detectives with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office are asking for help identifying two men wanted in the home invasion of a 90-year-old man. More>>

Pasco toy maker that helps needy kids destroyed by fire

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A Pasco County toy maker that helps children in need has been completely destroyed from a fire this week. More>>

Riverview murder suspect had victim with him when talking to deputy, says affidavit

Jose Enrique Gonzalez is charged with murder. Jail booking photo Jose Enrique Gonzalez is charged with murder. Jail booking photo
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A Tampa man accused of murdering a woman had the victim in his car when he was talking to a Hillsborough County Sheriff's Deputy, about an hour before the woman was killed. More>>

Bay area prescription pill abusers ratchet up threat

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Pinellas deputies say what happened at the Trust Pharmacy is the first time they know a drug user went after a customer instead of the pharmacist.
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  • Hillsborough Ave. student shuttle service to be provided

    Hillsborough Ave. student shuttle service to be provided

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:57:29 GMT
    Hillsborough School superintendent MaryEllen Elia announced plans Thursday to provide a shuttle bus service for students who live across Hillsborough Avenue.
    Hillsborough School superintendent MaryEllen Elia announced plans Thursday to provide a shuttle bus service for students who live across Hillsborough Avenue.
  • Hillsborough residents claim water company retaliates against them

    Hillsborough residents claim water company retaliates against them

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:08:40 GMT
    After East Lake residents fed up with stinky, cloudy water won a big battle against their utility company, they say Pluris American Infrastructure is retaliating against them.
    After East Lake residents fed up with stinky, cloudy water won a big battle against their utility company, they say Pluris American Infrastructure is retaliating against them.
  • Headstone found in Crystal River

    Headstone found in Crystal River

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:56:24 GMT
    Citrus County deputies need your help to find the rightful owner of a headstone found in Crystal River.
    Citrus County deputies need your help to find the rightful owner of a headstone found in Crystal River.
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  • Chelsea Clinton expecting first child

    Chelsea Clinton expecting first child

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:01 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:01:45 GMT
    Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year.
    For the Clintons, 2014 is the year of the baby.
  • Jury convicts husband in Iraqi woman's death

    Jury convicts husband in Iraqi woman's death

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:01 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:01:08 GMT
    An Iraqi immigrant was convicted Thursday of bludgeoning his wife to death in a case that initially was considered a hate crime because a note found next to her body said: "This is my country, go back to yours, you...
    An Iraqi immigrant was convicted Thursday of bludgeoning his wife to death in a case that initially was considered a hate crime because a note found next to her body said: "This is my country, go back to yours, you...
  • Texas seizes polygamist group's secluded ranch

    Texas seizes polygamist group's secluded ranch

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:50:40 GMT
    State agents have seized a polygamous group's Texas ranch where hundreds of children were removed during a 2008 FBI raid prompted by child sex abuse allegations.
    State agents have seized a polygamous group's Texas ranch where hundreds of children were removed during a 2008 FBI raid prompted by child sex abuse allegations.
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