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'ShotSpotter' technology helps Hillsborough deputies pinpoint gunfire

TAMPA L ate one night in April, Hillsborough sheriff's Lt. Dennis Fogarty was about to get into his patrol cruiser when he heard four distant — but distinct — popping sound …


Stacy Frank, attorney and daughter of Hillsborough Clerk Pat Frank, dies at 61


Man arrested after gunfight with deputies in Riverview, authorities say


  1. Former Lightning captain Dave Andreychuk up for Hall of Fame again

    Lightning Strikes


    Dave Andreychuk scored 640 NHL goals. There's a bronze statue of him in front of Amalie Arena, holding the Stanley Cup. He played 1,597 regular-season games before he finally lifted that trophy.

    So he's used to waiting.

    DIRK SHADD   |   Times (09/18/2008 TAMPA) Former Tampa Bay Lightning player and team captain Dave Andreychuk talks with fans while signing autographs toward the end of training camp at the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa Thursday morning.
  2. British political turmoil deepens after EU referendum


    LONDON — Britain's shocking decision to remove itself from the European Union brought more political turmoil Sunday as Scotland's leader threatened to block the move and the opposition Labour Party's leader faced a coup attempt from his own legislators.

  3. CIA arms for Syrian rebels supplied black market, officials say


    AMMAN, Jordan — Weapons shipped into Jordan by the CIA and Saudi Arabia intended for Syrian rebels have been systematically stolen by Jordanian intelligence operatives and sold to arms merchants on the black market, the New York Times reported Sunday, citing unnamed U.S. and Jordanian officials.

  4. Rays' slump shouldn't, and won't, cost manager Kevin Cash his job

    The Heater

    BALTIMORE — Sure, Kevin Cash is as much to blame as anyone for a Rays losing streak that has grown to 11 after Sunday's 12-5 drubbing by the Orioles.

    BALTIMORE, MD - JUNE 26:  Manager Kevin Cash #16 of the Tampa Bay Rays looks on during a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 26, 2016 in Baltimore, Maryland.  The Orioles won 12-5.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images) 607680495
  5. FHP troopers identify Georgia woman killed in I-275 crash



    The Florida Highway Patrol has identified the 72-year-old woman killed in a single-car crash early on Friday.

  6. PolitiFact Florida fact-checks Obama's claim that Charlie Crist led Florida into recovery with stimulus

    Former Gov. Charlie Crist once faced withering criticism for hugging President Barack Obama, but now Obama is returning the favor by embracing Crist's congressional campaign.

    President Barack Obama will meet with Vietnamese leaders this week. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
  7. Stacy Frank, attorney and daughter of Hillsborough Clerk Pat Frank, dies at 61


    TAMPA — It's difficult to summarize the life of Stacy Frank.

    Attorney Stacy Frank of Tampa died June 25 at age 61. [Courtesy of Alan Clendenin.]
  8. Neighbors describe family in Pinellas Park deadly shooting as plagued by trouble


    PINELLAS PARK — As a kid peeking out his bedroom window, Justin Kindred remembers being shocked whenever he saw a police car in front of the house next door.

    The Bogu?sie?wicz family lived in this Pinellas Park home for two decades. Neighbors said Wal?de?mar Bogusiewicz used the van parked outside for air conditioning jobs.
  9. PolitiFact: Fact-checking the Brexit vote


    Given that "What is the EU?" was a trending Google search after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, Americans rightly still had many questions about the Brexit vote Sunday.

  10. What investors will be looking at with U.K. voting to leave EU


    NEW YORK — Britain's vote to leave the European Union last week sent shudders through financial markets, and understandably so.

    The curve of the German stock index DAX is displayed at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, on Friday, a day after the British vote to leave the European Union shook up financial markets around the globe, leading to sharp falls in stocks and the British pound. [Associated Press]

Winner and loser of the week in Florida politics

Winner of the week

Donald Trump. A new poll last week showed the part-time Floridian trailing Hillary Clinton by 8 points in must-win Florida, but the U.K.'s Brexit vote showed, yet again, that nothing is predictable in this election year and Trump's nationalist message resonates wider than pundits and perhaps pollsters realize. 

Runner-up: Carlos Beruff. He may be a longshot to beat Marco Rubio for the GOP U.S. Senate nomination, but every other Republican cleared the field for the wealthy Bradenton builder to face Rubio one-on-one....


For starters: Rays at Orioles, trying to end a long skid

UPDATE, 12:18: It's a DH for Evan Longoria, with Tim Beckham getting a start at 3B for the Rays today. ... Cash said he plans to give Webb the opportunity to work in some key situations to get ground ball outs. ... OF Brandon Guyer (hamstring) did fine in his first rehab game with the Stone Crabs and will play again for them on Monday....


Bucs join NFL in $400,000 donation to Orlando shooting victims

The Bucs are the latest Tampa-area team to join in supporting the victims of the Orlando mass shooting, as the NFL Foundation and the Bucs, Dolphins and Jaguars have combined for a $400,000 donation to the OneOrlando Fund to help victims' families and survivors....