In a Times Investigation, reporters found that Tampa Electric had broken its own safety guidelines, resulting in the deaths of five workers who burned to death while working on the power plant in June.
Three are arrested after police said a man had his parents travel from India to help 'discipline' his wife, who was found badly beaten and bruised, and was held against her will.
As a part of the Times Why Cops Shoot investigation, If You're Black caught national attention for breaking down the demographics of police shootings and the situations where minorities are more likely to be shot.
In a story that shocked the Tampa Bay area, police say a teen 'Neo-Nazi' shot and killed two of his roommates after he said they disrespected his conversion to Islam. Police then found bomb-making materials in the garage of another roommate who is a Florida National Guardsman and an admitted neo-Nazi.
Hours before Hurricane Irma, as most people were bunkering in their houses, the sight of a drained, muddy Tampa Bay led curious passerby to run out and experience the natural novelty before the rains came.
A covert camera and power pack was discovered in the Tennyson apartments in Tallahassee where many Florida legislators and lobbyist live during session. For at least three days, that camera and others recorded their comings and goings, including the since-resigned Sen. Jack Latvala of Clearwater kissing a lobbyist.
Eyebrows were raised when the 2017 hurricane season started in June with no Trump Administration appointees running the two federal agencies most involved in dealing with hurricanes, NOAA and FEMA.
After Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn joked about the thrill of firing blanks from twin .50-caliber machine guns at the media during a military exercise, saying it made “grown men cry like little girls,” the backlash was harsh enough that the mayor apologized.
After weeks of related, yet seemingly-random killings that put Tampa’s Seminole Heights neighborhood on edge amid talk of a “serial killer,” a suspect was finally arrested after some strange developments at an Ybor City McDonald’s.
A condo overlooking the Gulf of Mexico sold at a Pinellas County auction for $458,100. The twist? The bank had a superior first mortgage and was ready to foreclose, which would leave the buyers without the condo, or their money.