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Tampa Radio Manager Says Colton Dixon Has Best Chance For Post American Idol Success

It’s no secret. Winning American Idol doesn’t guarantee success after the show. Ask Taylor Hicks. Likewise, plenty of contestants who got the boot never looked back. Ask Chris Daughtry. Tampa Bay’s two Season 11 American […]


Photo of victim Samuel Lee Partin.  Photo credit: Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

Police: Valrico Death May Not Be Random

VALRICO, Fla. (CBS Tampa) –  Detectives believe Tuesday’s death of a Valrico man was not a random crime, but that the victim knew the suspect. The victim, 61-year-old Samuel Lee Partin, was found dead in […]

CBS Tampa–03/29/2012

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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

Singer Jeremy Rosado arrives at Fox's American Idol finalist party at The Grove on March 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Valrico’s Jeremy Rosado Eliminated on American Idol

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeremy Rosado has gotten the hook on “American Idol.” Thursday’s edition of the Fox singing contest saw the exit of the 19-year-old receptionist from Valrico, Fla. He left behind a dozen […]


Jeremy Rosado singing "Ribbon in the Sky."  Photo credit: YouTube Video Still.

Jeremy Rosado Gets High Praise From Steven Tyler

TAMPA, Fla. (CBS Tampa) –  Valrico’s Jeremy Rosado is predicted to advance tonight on American Idol, according to The nineteen-year-old sang Stevie Wonder’s “Ribbon in the Sky” last night as the 13 finalists competed […]

CBS Tampa–03/08/2012

Jeremy Rosado sang "Gravity" during the American Idol semi-finals.  Photo Credit:  YouTube Video Still.

Valrico Teen Jeremy Rosado Not Predicted to Advance on American Idol

TAMPA, Fla. (CBS Tampa) –  Although Valrico teen Jeremy Rosado received praise from all three judges after his semi-finals performance, does not predict he will advance to the next round of American Idol. Judge […]

CBS Tampa–02/29/2012

55 Chevy with the yellow hanging dice are missing. (photo credit: Hillsborough County Sheriff Office)

Motorhead Car Thief Steals Custom 55 Chevy With Yellow Mirror Dice

A car thief a with a taste in classic cars has made off with a custom 1955 Chevy 2-door delivery wagon.

CBS Tampa–02/24/2012

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Valrico Senator Seeks To Ban Buying Sweets With Food Stamps

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s poor can use food stamps to buy staples like milk, vegetables, fruits and meat. But they can also use them to buy sweets like cakes, cookies and Jell-O and […]


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