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FedEx packages,  shown left, were filled with $81,000 from people out of state who Hillsborough deputies say were scammed by Dontavius Oakley, 35, who is charged with fraud. [Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office]
A tip from New Jersey brought detectives to the FedEx distribution center in Tampa, where they found packages filled with money sent from several states to a Rodeway Inn in Tampa. So they staked it...
Feb. 21• Crime
Wind gusts briefly delayed flights at Tampa International Airport. Authorities are also monitoring the Sunshine Skyway bridge, though it remained open as Friday morning.
Feb. 21• Local Weather
The judge set a redo trial date for May 11 for Michael Keetley, accused of killing two men and injuring four others in Ruskin in 2010.
Feb. 21• Hillsborough
The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office has released few details about how the fatal shooting took place.
Feb. 20• Hillsborough

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  5. A Shoot Straight employee conducts background checks and others finish sales at the Florida Gun Show in Tampa. [ZACHARY T. SAMPSON  |  Times]
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  8. St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman and Tampa Mayor Jane Castor answer questions during a meeting of the Tampa Tiger Bay Club Friday. [SCOTT KEELER  |  Times]
  9. A "for sale" sign beckons Friday along Sixth Avenue N in the Kenwood area of St. Petersburg. [CHRIS URSO  |  Times]
  10. FedEx packages,  shown left, were filled with $81,000 from people out of state who Hillsborough deputies say were scammed by Dontavius Oakley, 35, who is charged with fraud. [Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office]
  11. Jurors on Friday said they could not reach a unanimous verdict in the case against Michael Keetley, an ice cream man accused of murder. Keetley, right, smirked as the judge instructed the jury to try again to reach a verdict. [SCOTT KEELER  |  Times]
  12. A section of the Robles Park Village public housing complex was built on top the forgotten Zion Cemetery. [OCTAVIO JONES  |  Times]
  13. Tampa Fire Rescue units arrived at 1011 E 23rd Ave. and put out the fire that consumed this two-story house. The fire was started by a man who trapped himself inside, officials said, and later died of his injuries. [Tampa Fire Rescue]
  14. Tampa City Council chairman Luis Viera said Mayor Jane Castor's decision to add a second ambulance to Station 13 in North Tampa will improve emergency services for his constituents. [OCTAVIO JONES  |  Times]
  15. A rendering of the new Ulta created by Hennon Group Architects and included in the permits for the building filed with the City of Tampa. [Hennon Group Architects]
  16. New Orleans-based Dat Dog offers exotic sausages like alligator, duck and crawfish, along with multiple vegan options and more than 30 toppings. The chain is seeking franchisees to bring a location to Tampa Bay. [Dat Dog]
  17. James S. Moody III was appointed in January as a Hillsborough County Judge. He is the son of federal judge James S. Moody Jr. and the brother of Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody. [Photo courtesy of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Court] [Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Court]
  18. Michael Keetley is brought into the courtroom during his murder trial Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 in Tampa. Keetley is the former ice cream truck driver who is accused of shooting a group of men in 2010. [DIRK SHADD  |  Times]
  19. The Oaks Estate, a mansion owned by Lazydays RV co-founder Donald Wallace and his wife Erika. The property is a French-Normandy country-style gated manor build on Lake Thonotosassa listed on the market with an asking price of $17.5 million. It includes a main house, 2-story guest house, garage for up to 20 cars, workshop, pool house, gatehouse, horse barn with grazing pasture, indoor and outdoor pools, 2-story boat house, go-cart track, bowling alley and jogging trail pictured on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020 in Thonotosassa.  [LUIS SANTANA  |  Times]
  20. Michele Houston-Hicks holds a picture of her great grandmother, Claudia Lewis, who walked with her as a little girl through Keystone Memorial Park Cemetery. Behind her is the former Citrus Park Colored School, founded by her ancestor Barbara Allen. [JAMES BORCHUCK  |  Times]
  21. Karen Hamilton (center) is pictured going over information with her students (L-R) Madison Bowers, 17, Ashley Boarders, 18, and Bobby Campamor, 15 after competition. Hamilton runs the 4H program at Riverview High School and for 18 years has run the Sassy Cows for Savvy Kids program, a program to help developmentally disabled students compete at the state fair. [LUIS SANTANA  |  Times]
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  23. Lynn Cristina is a Wesley Chapel momma with two girls and works full time as a marketing manager. [Courtesy of Lynn Cristina]
  24. A fire engulfed a Tampa home at 1011 E 23rd Ave. on Wednesday, according to Tampa Fire Rescue. [Tampa Fire Rescue]
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