9th Annual Fantasma Fest Happening In Downtown YborKickstart this year’s Halloween festivities with the 9th Annual Fantasma Fest presented by the Ybor Merchant’s Association. This festival will take place on the historic 7th Avenue of downtown Ybor. Fantasma Fest 2021 is a free event to the public, fun for any age, and takes place on Saturday, October 23, and Sunday, October 24, 2021.
Richard Sherman Reunites With Tom Brady At The Tampa Bay BuccaneersRichard Sherman and Tom Brady are quite used to sharing a football field. They’ve done it many times throughout their careers. In the past, though, they’ve always met as rivals. For the next year, they’ll be stepping onto it together as teammates. In a move that’s caused mild surprise across the NFL, Sherman has signed a one year contract in Tampa Bay.
Florida Man Guilty For Threatening To Kill A Defense AttorneyA 42-year-old Coral Gables, Florida man pled guilty yesterday in federal district court to threatening the defense attorney of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer convicted earlier this year of murdering George Floyd.
Tampa Bay Lightning's Season Kicks Off With NHL Face-Off ConcertThe National Hockey League (NHL), in association with the Tampa Bay Sports Commission, will open the 2021-22 season with the 2021 NHL Face-Off Concert featuring multi-platinum band All Time Low and a special appearance by the Stanley Cup on Tuesday, Oct. 12, in downtown Tampa before the Tampa Bay Lightning raise their third Stanley Cup championship banner inside AMALIE Arena. 
Teenager Arrested In Murder Of A 16-Year-OldThe Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office arrested a teenager for his involvement in the murder of a 16-year-old, on October 1, 2021.
Three Teenagers Arrested After A Rash Of Car Burglaries In LakelandOn October 1, 2021, Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested three teenaged brothers: 14-year-old Adarius Valdez of Wauchula, 15-year-old Hasachi Thompson of Bartow and 18-year-old Malachi Thompson of Bartow for multiple car burglaries in unincorporated Lakeland where three firearms and multiple other items were stolen. Adarius and Malachi are prolific juvenile offenders, and at the time of the burglaries, they were on probation - Malachi for Vehicle Burglary and Adarius for Grand Theft. 
Shooting Investigation In TampaThe Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide that happened on October 4, 2021, just before 5:00 a.m. in Tampa. 
Polk County Sheriff Releases Names Of Three Victims In Davenport MurderSheriff Judd says Runyon is now being charged in the murder of 41-year-old Kevin Lanusse, 44-year-old Gregory Dolezal, and 46-year-old Dewlon “Dew” Donell.
Humane Society Of Tampa Bay Opens Pumpkin PatchAll money from the pumpkin patch goes straight to dogs, cats, and bunnies in need.
Private Investigator Course Available At SCF BradentonState College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF), in partnership with Derek Jones Academy Inc., will offer a six-day, 40-hour private investigator course Friday, Oct. 22 and 29, 6-10 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 23 and 30, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 24 and 31, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W., Building 18.
Sarasota Man Arrested For Possession Of Child Sexual Abuse MaterialThe Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrested a Sarasota man on 50 counts of Possession of Child Sexual Abuse Material.
Arrest Made In The River Oaks Apartment ShootingThere has been an arrest made in the Shooting at the River Oaks Apartment that happened on September 28. 
Man Arrested For Posing As A Teenager To Obtain Nude Photos Of A 14-Year-Old GirlThe Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 47-year old man after an investigation showed that he had been posing as a 17-year old boy while soliciting nude photos of a local 14-year old girl 
16 Arrested During "Operation Guardians Of Innocence VII" Child Pornography InvestigationOn Friday, September 24, 2021, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office concluded a month-long undercover investigation to identify suspects who possess and share child pornography. The operation, called “Operation Guardians of Innocence VII,” was carried out by undercover detectives from PCSO’s Computer Crimes Unit and resulted in the arrests of 16 people.
Time Of Wonder Daycare Worker Arrested For Child AbuseTime of Wonder Daycare worker is facing charges after hitting and dropping a one-year-old causing serious injuries.