MANATEE COUNTY — Neil and Claudia Cook are lucky to be alive after an off-duty deputy spotted them trapped in their smoking car and rescued them just before it became engulfed in flames on …
Lanes on southbound U.S. 19 have reopened at Roosevelt Boulevard in Largo following a crash early Wednesday morning.
LARGO — Just before noon on a recent Sunday at Proino Breakfast Club, the dining room was bustling as owner George Soulellis chatted with a customer.
NEW PORT RICHEY — A body was found floating in the Pithlachascotee River on Tuesday morning, police said.
A 20-year-old Gibsonton man was indicted on federal charges after authorities said he repeatedly sent child pornography to a news anchor for Bay News 9.
An Apollo Beach woman died on Monday while scalloping with her husband in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Crystal River, according to the Citrus County Sheriff's Office.
BRANDON — McClane Middle School was put on lockdown Tuesday after the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office received social media reports of a gun on campus, the agency said.
BRANDON — One spring day in 2012, Marcus Wayne Hunt walked out the of Orient Road jail a free man after posting bail on a charge of fleeing from police and driving without a license
WESLEY CHAPEL — A fire that broke out Monday at a Wesley Chapel home led to the discovery of a room with marijuana plants, the Pasco Sheriff's Office said.
RIVERVIEW — A 3-year-old girl died from injuries received when she darted into a residential street while walking with her mother and was struck by a pickup truck, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said.
TAMPA — Tampa police are looking for several young men in connection with a fatal shooting early Tuesday near Woodlawn Cemetery in north Tampa Heights.
The call that claimed the life of Tarpon Springs police Officer Charles Kondek was for a car stereo turned up too loud. For St. Petersburg police Officer David Crawford, it was a prowler. And for Tampa cops Jeffrey Kocab and David Curtis, it was a car missing a stinking license plate.
TAMPA — Jason Jerome Springer was in jail awaiting trial on a firearms charge when he heard inmates talking about a case that had made the news.
TAMPA — A Tampa police officer was treated for a knee injury when his unmarked police truck collided with a patrol SUV while the officers were tracking a stolen car, a police spokesman said.
TAMPA — A federal agent wanted to travel north to view Monday's total solar eclipse. So last week a prosecutor asked a judge to postpone a trial in which the agent is supposed to testify.