Monday, September 24, 2018

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Andrew Gillum’s former chief of staff is campaigning to fix the city’s high crime rate

Andrew Gillum’s former chief of staff is campaigning to fix the city’s high crime rate

Within hours of his nomination for governor, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum was getting hammered by Republicans for his city's high crime rate.But now Gillum's former chief of staff is making it a campaign platform, admitting the city "mus...
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Shooter in Clearwater parking space incident makes bail

Shooter in Clearwater parking space incident makes bail

LARGO — Michael Drejka, the man who shot and killed Markeis McGlockton in a case that set off a national debate about self-defense in July, was released from the Pinellas County Jail on Monday afternoon.Drejka paid bail, according to jail records. He...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 25

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 25

USF Lecture Series: Amara La Negra: The Dominican-American native of Miami is best known as the breakout star of this season’s Love and Hip Hop: Miami. La Negra’s free talk is expected to focus on the challenges of navigating the entertainment indust...
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John Jonchuck set for spring 2019 trial in death of daughter Phoebe

John Jonchuck set for spring 2019 trial in death of daughter Phoebe

CLEARWATER — The day John Jonchuck was supposed to go on trial in the murder of his 5-year-old daughter, attorneys met instead to discuss a new trial date.The trial was delayed after Jonchuck’s attorneys raised concerns about one of the prosecutors’ ...
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Dallas police say Officer Amber Guyger, accused of fatally shooting neighbor in his own apartment, has been fired

Dallas police say Officer Amber Guyger, accused of fatally shooting neighbor in his own apartment, has been fired

DALLAS — A white police officer accused of fatally shooting her black neighbor inside his own apartment was fired Monday for "adverse conduct," the Dallas Police Department said in a statement.Police Chief U. Renee Hall dismissed Officer Amber Guyger...
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Florida Man tour takes to the streets of Tampa

Florida Man tour takes to the streets of Tampa

TAMPA — Dressed in a tie, a straw fedora and linen pants, Eric Hughes guided a dozen people along the RiverWalk and downtown sidewalks. The librarian, 43, tied together Tampa histories with a thread of newsy weirdness known as the Florida Man phenome...
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Deputy's wife texted 'Kirk has lost his mind' before murder-suicide, friend says

Deputy's wife texted 'Kirk has lost his mind' before murder-suicide, friend says

LAND O'LAKES -- Kristin Kellin got a series of disturbing text messages late Sunday from her friend, Samantha Keithley, who complained about her husband, Kirk. "Kirk has lost his mind Kristin," one text said. "He's literally losing it. He's been har...
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If Rod Rosentein is out, this official from Florida recount could step in

If Rod Rosentein is out, this official from Florida recount could step in

WASHINGTON  — There's a Florida connection to the latest reports that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will be out of a job—changing the U.S. official in charge of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian int...
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Feds will audit state’s higher debris removal costs in Florida Keys

Feds will audit state’s higher debris removal costs in Florida Keys

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security inspector general is telling Florida members of Congress that it will audit higher debris removal costs in the Keys following Hurricane Irma last year."We currently have two ongoing reviews related to your req...
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Video: Ron DeSantis rips Andrew Gillum for ‘crony socialism’ and ‘junkets with undercover FBI agents’

Video: Ron DeSantis rips Andrew Gillum for ‘crony socialism’ and ‘junkets with undercover FBI agents’

Ron DeSantis today veered from his daily charges that Andrew Gillum is a weak-on-crime tax raiser to blast the Tallahassee mayor's  involvement in an ongoing FBI investigation into potential corruption in Tallahassee city government.At a ne...
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