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The Coast Guard is looking for a Tampa area boater.  (Photo credit: ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

Helicopter Crash In Apollo Beach Friday

APOLLO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say at least one person is missing after a helicopter went down in Tampa Bay.

CBS Tampa–12/01/2012

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Ceremony For 2 Florida Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A ceremony and honor escort will be held for two Florida soldiers killed in Afghanistan. Staff Sgt. Ricardo Seija of Tampa and Spc. Clarence Williams III of Brooksville were among six […]


File photo of a firetruck. (Photo by Ann Tornkvist/Getty Images)

Inmates Moved When Fire Breaks Out At Tampa Jail

About 160 inmates were evacuated when an electrical fire broke out at a Tampa jail.



Local Toddler Dies Of Head Trauma

Police are investigating a child-abuse case in which a 2-year-old boy, Christian Love, died Wednesday from head trauma, according to The Tampa Tribune. The boy’s mother, Candace Mitchell, said she left him with her boyfriend […]

CBS Tampa–05/31/2012

Mug shot of Fabian D. Williams, who is wanted for the murder of Michael Gilbert on April 5.  Photo credit:  Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

Detectives Search for Two Suspects Wanted in Tampa Homicide

TAMPA, Fla. (CBS Tampa) –  Detectives are searching for two men at large in a robbery and shooting that killed one man last week in Tampa. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, Fabian Williams, […]

CBS Tampa–04/09/2012

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Body Found in Valrico Home During Burglary Investigation

VALRICO, Fla. (CBS Tampa) –  Deputies found a dead body inside a Valrico home while investigating an apparent burglary on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. An emergency phone call at 4:20p.m. […]

CBS Tampa–03/28/2012

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Tampa Man Found Dead in Apartment Parking Lot

TAMPA, Fla. (CBS Tampa) –  The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office identified a man found dead early this morning in the parking lot of Avesta Apartments in Tampa. At 2:51 a.m., police responded to a call […]

CBS Tampa–03/28/2012

Mug shot of Clemente Maldonado Barron. (credit: Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office)

Tampa Man Accused Of Biting Tampa Nightclub Security Guard

Word to Tampa nightclub patrons: Biting a uniformed security guard at the club may ruin the night.

CBS Tampa–03/26/2012

Mug shot of David W. Owen Jr.  Photo credit:  Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

Tampa Man Accused of Assault and Kidnapping Near Elementary School

TAMPA, Fla. (CBS Tampa) –  A Tampa man is charged with assaulting five men and kidnapping one man on Friday night near Kenly Elementary School in Tampa, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. David […]

CBS Tampa–03/21/2012

Mug shot of Randall Walton Willis.  Photo credit:  Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

Police: Tampa Man Shoots and Kills Terminally Ill Wife

TAMPA, Fla. (CBS Tampa) –  A Tampa man shot and killed his terminally ill wife in their home on Tuesday, according to Hillsborough County deputies. At 12:10 p.m. on Tuesday, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office […]

CBS Tampa–03/21/2012



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