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File photo of a person holding two beer cans. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Man Calls 911 After Daughter Refuses To Bring Him Beer

A local man was arrested for calling 911 on his daughter after she refused to bring him a beer.

CBS Tampa–09/24/2012

Damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Why Did The White House Take So Long To Admit Libya Attack Was Terrorism?

With Americans watching the nearing of the date September 11, 2012 on the calendar for weeks – if not months – and dreading the stark reality that something disastrous may happen to innocent Americans again, the president and his political cronies refused to believe what happened.

09/21/2012

Mitt Romney speaks to the National Guard Association (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Opinion: Even On 9/11 Obama And Romney Can’t Resist Political Attacks

The thought of going an entire day without political campaigning out respect of those who lost their lives on 9/11/2001 was a nice and extremely appropriate thought. However, disappointing to many, it wasn’t the respectful day totally without political bickering that was expected by many who were watching and listening.

09/12/2012

The transfer case containing the remains of U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Gregory T. Buckley is moved by a U.S. Marine carry team. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: National Security Shouldn’t Get Lost In This Campaign

Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.

08/27/2012

Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, speaks during a rally in the Sun Dome at the University of South Florida on Aug. 26, 2012 in Tampa, Fla. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Ron Paul: 9/11 Attacks Would Not Have Happened If I Was President

Rep. Ron Paul, the plucky GOP presidential candidate yet to get fully behind Mitt Romney, lashed out Sunday at Republican efforts to marginalize his supporters at the upcoming party convention, telling a counter rally to stand firm because “we will become the tent eventually.”

CBS Tampa–08/27/2012

Joshua Basso's mugshot (photo credit: Hillsborough County Sheriff)

Police: Man Calls 911 For Sex For Second Time

A man in Dover called 911 for sexual gratification, on purpose.

08/27/2012

Photo by Tim Boyles/Getty Images.

911 Dispatcher Hears St. Petersburg Woman Being Sexually Battered and Kidnapped

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CBS Tampa) -  A 911 dispatcher heard a woman who called for help being sexually battered and kidnapped on Saturday, according to St. Petersburg police. The woman was getting a ride home […]

04/23/2012

Photo of Arnulfo Crispin. (credit: Lakeland Police Department)

US Honor Flag will Fly Over Fla. Officer’s Funeral

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — An American flag that flew over the World Trade Center site after the 9/11 attacks will be flown at the funeral service for a Florida police officer killed in the line of duty.

CBS Tampa–12/26/2011

Mug shots of Clarence McDonald, left, and Bonnie Martinez. (credit: Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office)

Florida Man Behind Bars After Calling 911 67 Times

Hillsborough deputies arrested a man that they say made numerous frivolous 911 calls in a period of two hours.

11/15/2011

Terry Kimbell's mug shot.

Man Calls 911 After Taco Bell Won’t Serve Him

LARGO, Fla. (CBS Tampa) — When you’re drunk, it’s not a good idea to call attention to yourself. It’s also not smart when you’re intoxicated to call 911 and complain that Taco Bell won’t serve […]

CBS Tampa–09/28/2011

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