Booking photo of Lena Sinishtaj. (credit: Hillsborough County Sheriff's Department)

Police: Michigan Woman Tried To Set Lightning Flag On Fire

A Michigan woman is facing an arson charge for allegedly trying to set a Tampa Bay Lightning flag on fire during an NHL playoff game against the Detroit Red Wings.


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Deputies: Fla. Man Killed Wife And Two Kids, Then Self

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Deputies say a Florida man shot his wife and two teenage children at the upscale home they rented, then set the house ablaze before killing himself. Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Col. Donna […]

CBS Tampa–05/09/2014

Police found the bodies of two adults and two teenagers after a house fire that authorities believe was deliberately set. (Getty Images)

Police: 4 Dead In Avila House Fire, Arson Is The Cause

Authorities say they found “various fireworks” throughout the mansion where the found the bodies of two adults and two teenagers.

CBS Tampa–05/07/2014

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Meth Lab Catches Fire While Girl Left Home Alone

Authorities say a meth lab caught fire while a 9-year-old girl was left home alone.


Police say 24-year-old Charles Martinez killed two women in Brandon then set fire to cover up the murders. (Getty Images)

Man Charged With Killing 2 Women, Burning Townhome

Police say 24-year-old Charles Martinez killed two women in Brandon then set fire to cover up the murders.

CBS Tampa–01/04/2014

26-year-old Kaelyn Marie Partenza started the fire after a fight with her ex-boyfriend, say police. (Getty Images)

South Florida Woman Sets Fire To Ex’s Apartment Door

The 26-year-old woman was weeking “closure” with her ex-boyfriend.

CBS Tampa–12/11/2013

Police: Woman Set Fire To Neighbor’s Home To Keep Him From Moving Back After Jail Stint

Authorities with the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office have arrested an area resident after she set fire to her neighbor’s home in the hopes of keeping him from moving back in there after he got released from prison.


File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via Getty Images)

Man Gets 40 Year Sentence For Professor’s Murder

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for his part in the murder of a Nova Southeastern University professor. A Broward County judge sentenced 24-year-old […]

CBS Tampa–12/07/2012


Port Charlotte Man Starts Fire, Hits Firefighter With Shovel

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a southwest Florida man hit a firefighter with a shovel while he was attempting to put out a fire at the suspect’s home. The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office […]

CBS Tampa–11/26/2012

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Teens Suspected In St. Pete Fire

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Two teens are suspects in a fire that destroyed a home in St. Petersburg. St. Petersburg police on Monday asked anyone with information about the May 6 fire to contact […]

CBS Tampa–05/15/2012


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