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Tuesday, Sep 01, 2015

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USF police: No charges against man who posted ‘saracastic’ shooting remark

University of South Florida police said they located a man who posted a “sarcastic remark” on a social media site about a shooting but deemed there was no serious threat or violent act planned.
Updated: 8 minutes ago
Deputies: Polk woman with guns shoplifts $1,300 in Wal-Mart merchandise

Deputies: Polk woman with guns shoplifts $1,300 in Wal-Mart merchandise

A 37-year-old woman carrying two concealed handguns was arrested Monday after deputies said she shoplifted more than $1,300 in merchandise from a Wal-Mart in Lakeland, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Bucs part with P Koenen, CB Johnson; reach 75-player limit

Bucs part with P Koenen, CB Johnson; reach 75-player limit

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will apparently go into this season with a new punter and nickelback after parting ways with Michael Koenen and Leonard Johnson on Tuesday.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Tampa house fire kills grandmother, two children; another child injured

Tampa house fire kills grandmother, two children; another child injured

Stunned neighbors and relatives early Tuesday morning milled about an East Tampa street corner draped with yellow caution tape strung from utility pole to chain link fences. They chatted in muted tones, occasionally glancing at the small, old wood-fr...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Oldsmar man who killed mom, her boyfriend, gets two life prison terms

Oldsmar man who killed mom, her boyfriend, gets two life prison terms

CLEARWATER — An Oldsmar man convicted in the October 2012 shooting deaths of his mother and her boyfriend has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms in prison — the maximum possible sentence.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Lightning single-game tickets go on sale Friday

Lightning single-game tickets go on sale Friday

Tampa Bay Lightning fans can get a jump on purchasing tickets for the 2015-16 season when single-game tickets go on sale Friday.
Updated: 4 hours ago

Pedestrian hit by car, dies on U.S.19 in Palm Harbor

A 42-year-old man was struck by a car and killed as he walked across U.S. 19 in Palm Harbor late Monday, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Updated: 4 hours ago

Police: Tampa man fatally stabbed during dispute with neighbor

A dispute between two apartment neighbors turned violent late Monday, with one fatally stabbing the other, Tampa police said.
Updated: 4 hours ago

New study finds Florida’s high-stakes school tests valid

Florida’s high stakes tests taken by millions of school children are valid according to a new independent study.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Carrollwood Day School gets $1 million donation for new athletic complex

Carrollwood Day School gets $1 million donation for new athletic complex

Carrollwood Day School has received a $1 million donation to build an athletic field complex for football and soccer as well as a baseball stadium.
Updated: 4 hours ago