Saturday, August 18, 2018

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After Texas school shooting, Tampa Bay officials will step up security

Hours after Friday’s deadly school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, bay area law enforcement officials pledged to beef up school...
Updated: 3 months ago
Gov. Rick Scott suspended Hernando County Commissioner Nick Nicholson from his position on Thursday, a week after the Sheriff's Office said the 71-year-old commissioner was arrested on prostitution-related charges on April 19. [Hernando County Sheriff's Office]

Rick Scott suspends Hernando official facing prostitution charges

BROOKSVILLE — Gov. Rick Scott suspended Hernando County Commissioner Nick Nicholson from his position on Thursday, a week after the 71-year-old commissioner was arrested on prostitution-related charges.Nicholson was arrested April 19 on charges...
Updated: 4 months ago
Signs placed on the garage of a Weeki Wachee home where deputies found several dead dogs this week. {Photo courtesy of Lisa Kirby]

Dead dogs found inside Florida home abandoned since Hurricane Irma

"I can't believe that somebody would leave three to six dogs in there to just starve to death like that," Kirby said.
Updated: 5 months ago
Signs placed on the garage of a Weeki Wachee home where deputies found several dead dogs this week. {Photo courtesy of Lisa Kirby]

Dead dogs found inside abandoned Weeki Wachee home

WEEKI WACHEE — Neighbors said they hadn’t seen the woman in the house on Robina Road since Hurricane Irma blew through the area in September.
Updated: 5 months ago
Tom Saxon, owner of the Pirateâ\u0080\u009A\u0080\u0099s Pointe Fishing Resort, was on the water making sure his fishing guests were okay after he heard the sound of helicopters in the air 2/28/18. Saxon quickly was called into action when he learned two boats collided nearby, killing one and injuring two. [Courtesy of Tom Saxon].

Indiana man killed, two hurt as boats collide on Little Manatee River

RUSKIN — Arthur D. Showley, 75, went fishing early Friday morning, something he did two or three times a week, friends said. When they saw his car and trailer still parked near a community boat ramp at 2 p.m., they thought that was strange."He...
Updated: 6 months ago
Hillsborough and Pasco County party leaders chose Rob Wallace to replace Sen. Jim Norman from the ballot  In 2010, when a judge disqualified Norman because of irregularities in his financial disclosure forms. Norman was later reinstated

Former Florida Rep. Robert Wallace jumps from Tampa overpass

TAMPA — Former Florida state Rep. Robert Wallace ended his life Monday night by jumping from a Dale Mabry Highway overpass, records show. He was 65.At least one witness saw Wallace plunge 40 to 50 feet onto Gunn Highway, according to a...
Updated: 6 months ago