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Deputies investigating racist, sexist graffiti found all over Leto High School  WFLA

Graffiti found on the walls of a Hillsborough County school Monday morning is now cleaned up.



3 suspects arrested in connection with recent Leto High School vandalism  WFLA

Three suspects were arrested on Monday in connection to recent vandalism at Leto High School.



Leto High Teachers, Staff Protest Lack Of Raises  Patch.com

Leto High Teachers, Staff Protest Lack Of Raises - Tampa, FL - About 60 teachers and staff walked out of Leto High School about 3:15 p.m. Monday to ...



Meet the top high school grads in Hillsborough County for 2018  Tampabay.com

LUIS SANTANA | Times Middleton High School graduates cheer and turn their tassels at the end of the commencement exercise. Graduates for the Middleton ...



Deputies: Man, 78, grabbed and tried to kiss a 15-year-old girl  Tampabay.com

TAMPA — A 78-year-old man was arrested Monday after he grabbed and tried to kiss a 15-year-old girl who had just gotten off the school bus, according to the ...



Heres The Scoop On Hillsborough Countys High School Graduations  Patch.com

Time For Tassels and Tearful Tributes - New Tampa, FL - More than 11000 graduates will walk across the stage over the next 11 days during 34 different ...



78-year-old man arrested after grabbing, trying to kiss 15-year-old on her way home from school  ABC Action News - Tampa Bay

Authorities with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office are investigating after a teenager was allegedly grabbed by a stranger while on her way home from ...



Tampa Bay area students planning walkouts to protest gun violence  WFLA

Students in the Tampa Bay area plan to join other students across the Sunshine State who are staging walkouts to protest gun violence.



Tampa Hispanic Woman and Man of the year chosen for 2018  WFLA

TAMPA, Fla. - Tampa Hispanic Heritage, Inc. has selected Adri Colina as the 2018 Hispanic Woman of the Year and Tony Morejon as the 2018 Hispanic Man of ...



Say Yes to the Prom bestows free dresses and tuxes on local students  Tampabay.com

TAMPA — Maria Carla Fleitas couldn't make it to the mirror before she started tearing up. Fleitas, 17, had just picked out a blush, A-line, floor-length gown for her ...



Hillsborough deputies investigating fatal shooting near Leto High School  Tampabay.com

TAMPA. Shooting leaves one dead, one wounded. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man seen running from the scene of a fatal shooting ...



Gas Leak forces evacuation at Leto High School  WFLA

There were moments of uncertainty early this morning at Leto high school in Hillsborough County. Sophomore Lisi Osorio said, "there was a gas leak and we ...



Free Back-to-School Immunizations Available For Hillsborough Students  WUSF News

With the new school year around the corner, members of Hillsborough County's Back-to-School Coalition are trying to ensure students get their immunization.



Tampa Bay area students getting active on gun control - WMNF  WMNF

In Polk County, Florida, one student activist who is taking on the issue of gun control is Kala Tedder; she is a senior at George Jenkins High School. She's also ...



Students protest the passing of a tradition — special graduation robes for top achievers  Tampabay.com

TAMPA — Abel Urdaneta has taken Advanced Placement and college courses throughout his career at Leto High school. He has a weighted grade point ...



2 arrested after marijuana found in bed with children in Tampa home  WFLA

Two people were arrested after drugs were found in a bed where children were laying on Monday.



Beer To Blueberries: Heres Whats Happening This Weekend  Tampa, FL Patch

Hillsborough County Events On Tap This Weekend - Tampa, FL - Wine, beer, food tastings, theater and jazz are some of the activities this weekend in ...



3 Durant High School Students Injured In Pedestrian Crash  Patch.com

3 Durant High School Students Injured In Crash - Tampa, FL - The three students were struck by an SUV as they crossed the road to board a school bus.



Classmates looking for first Leto graduates  WTSP.com

The Leto High School Class of 1967 is gathering on Sept. 8-9 at the Hilton near the airport in Tampa to reminisce about being the first graduating class in school ...



Man with autism found safe after going missing in Tampa  WFLA

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) - Police say 23-year-old Jonathan Everett was found safe and has been reunited with his family. He was found around 9 a.m. Saturday.



Former Plant HS football star arrested for domestic battery  WFLA

A former Plant High School star quarterback turned himself in Friday on felony arrest warrant out of Key West.



FDLE: Tampa man, 45, found with 1,100 images of child pornography  Tampabay.com

TAMPA — A 45-year-old man was taken into custody Monday after state agents said they found more than 1,100 images or videos depicting child pornography ...



Top of the Class of 2017: Hillsborough County's valedictorians and salutatorians  Tampabay.com

It's marked by three digits and a decimal point, but the GPAs of these honorees don't fully reflect their diligence and perseverance. So, we offer tribute to the vals ...



USF recognized for success with high Latino graduation rates  Bay News 9

Latino graduation rate at USF is 13 percent higher than average.



Woman, 65, dies after being injured by debris that flew through windshield on Howard Frankland  Tampabay.com

ST. PETERSBURG — A 65-year-old woman died Saturday from injuries she suffered earlier this month when a piece of metal flew through the passenger-side ...



The things School Board candidates say…. on the campaign trail in Hillsborough (Part I)  Tampabay.com

They bashed the superintendent. They fretted about charter schools. One said the Hillsborough County School District should act like a carpet cleaning business ...



Crowds show up by the thousands from as far away England, close as Tampa for Trump rally  WFLA

Some showed up to see their president. Others showed up to protest him.



New complaint against Hillsborough School Board member Susan Valdes prompts investigation  Tampabay.com

TAMPA — Already the subject of multiple complaints that she says are politically motivated, Hillsborough County School Board member Susan Valdes has been ...



Tampa Man Accused of Murdering Estranged Wife  TB Reporter

At the time of the murder, deputies said they were trying to serve an Order of Protection on the wife's behalf. The two were getting a divorce and had a series of ...



Dump truck crashes into barrier, slows EB traffic on I-4 in Tampa  Tampabay.com

TAMPA — Traffic is backed up on eastbound Interstate 4 after a dump truck crashed, jumping the wall near the ramp to the Selmon Expressway. Traffic cameras ...



Man wanted in Wells Fargo robbery arrested just a mile away from bank  Tampabay.com

TAMPA — The man wanted in the April 3 robbery of a N Florida Avenue bank was captured four day later while he was walking just a mile away, according to ...



SB I-75 reopens after crash involving semi-trailers spills fruit trees onto roadway  Tampa Bay Times

A three-vehicle crash brought southbound traffic on I-75 to a standstill early Tuesday morning after a vehicle struck a semi-trailer hauling fruit trees, spilling its ...



Legg pushes for associate's degrees for high school students  Tbo.com

TAMPA – When Christopher Ruiz finishes high school in a few years, he aims to have an associate's degree under his belt and be well on his way to graduating ...



Two Charged with Felony Murder in Home Invasion  TB Reporter

The charge arose from a home invasion during which the homeowner shot and killed one of their co-conspirators, Hillsborough deputies say.



Hillsborough deputies step up patrols after two women attacked on trail  Tampabay.com

TAMPA — People using the Northdale-Lake Park Trail will see more deputies there as the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office searches for a man it said has ...



FHP: Pedestrian, 94, killed in Town ‘N Country  Tampabay.com

TAMPA — A 94-year-old man was killed Tuesday night when he was struck by a car as he was crossing W Hillsborough Avenue in the Town 'N Country area, ...



Middle School Teacher Accused of Molesting Two Students  TB Reporter

Tampa police say the incidents involved two students and took place at the school.



Tampa Teen Shot to Death  TB Reporter

TAMPA – Police here are investigating a Monday night shooting that claimed the life of an 18-year-old man, according to the Tampa Police Department.



Man dies in mobile home fire, deputies said  Tampabay.com

according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. His name was not released. No foul play is suspected, the agency said. The fire started sometime before 11 ...



Woman killed in Tampa house fire identified, another remains in critical condition  Tampabay.com

TAMPA — Tiffany Walker was the woman killed in an east Tampa house fire Sunday, the Hillsborough County Medical Examiner said Wednesday. Walker, 40 ...



Documents: Hillsborough teacher recorded students changing clothes  WTSP.com

Mark William Ackett, 49, was a Bloomingdale Senior High School fashion design teacher when he secretly placed cameras in a changing room to record ...



Driver Charged with DUI Manslaughter in Hit-and-Run Death of Bicyclist  TB Reporter

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY – A Riverview man is accused of drunken driving in connection with a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in September, the ...



Tampa Man Accused of Fracturing Baby's Skull  TB Reporter

He is accused of fracturing the skull of a 3-month-old girl, Hillsborough sheriff's deputies say.



Hillsborough welcomes new principals for 2017-18  Tampabay.com

Some Hillsborough County public schools will open with new principals, others will start the year with leaders who were appointed near the end of 2016-17.



Two wounded in deputy-involved shooting in Brandon  Tampabay.com

BRANDON — The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office was investigating what it called a deputy-involved shooting that took place Tuesday night. The shooting ...



State ethics commission investigates Hillsborough School Board member Susan Valdes in response to a teacher's  Tampabay.com

TAMPA — The state's ethics agency is investigating an allegation that Hillsborough County School Board member Susan Valdes arranged free child care for her ...



Man Broke Through Roof to Rob Tampa Bakery  TB Reporter

He stole an unknown amount of money, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said.



Brandon Woman Accused of Murdering North Carolina Man  TB Reporter

Tampa police say he was found in a Hyde Park neighborhood suffering from gunshot and stab wounds.



Homeless Man Set Another Homeless Man on Fire, Deputies Say  TB Reporter

Deputies say the two had been arguing and drinking,



House with Christmas lights catches fire in Seminole Heights, takes van with it  Tampabay.com

TAMPA — An electrical fire collapsed part of a South Seminole Heights home early Thursday morning, according to Tampa Fire Rescue. The fire started around ...



Tampa Woman Stabbed Man to Death, Police Say  TB Reporter

TAMPA – A woman has been charged with murder after a man was stabbed Sunday (April 15) morning during a domestic dispute, the Tampa Police Department ...



Top of their class: Hillsborough County public and private high schools' valedictorians and salutatorians  Tampabay.com

It's marked by three digits and a decimal point, but the GPAs of these honorees don't fully reflect their diligence and perseverance. So, we offer tribute to the vals ...



Next stop for Jazz star rookie Donovan Mitchell is playoffs  Tampabay.com

Rookie Donovan Mitchell enjoying great ride with Jazz and ready for playoffs.



10th Grader Had Gun in Trunk at School, Hillsborough Deputies Say  TB Reporter

The school principal received an email reporting the weapon, the Hillsborough deputies say.



Concrete mixing truck flips on 22nd Ave. S, spilling contents  Tampabay.com

ST. PETERSBURG — A concrete mixing truck overturned early Monday evening, police said, spilling its contents and disrupting traffic on 22nd Avenue S.



All day, all Spanish program is an alternative for some Hillsborough teens  Tampabay.com

A full-time, daytime GED class in Spanish helps out new immigrants.



2 people wounded in Tampa foam party shooting  WTSP.com

Two people outside the bar got into an argument before shooting at each other, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said.



Plant City man killed crossing U.S. 301 in Thonotosassa  Tampabay.com

THONOTOSSA — A 33-year-old Plant City man was killed Sunday night when he was struck by a pickup truck while walking on U.S. 301, according to the ...



Feds Charge Tampa Man in Overdose Death  TB Reporter

This is the first time in Hillsborough that an accused drug dealer was federally indicted for distribution of fentanyl that caused a death.



Mummified body found in Iran could be father of last shah  Tampabay.com

Discovery of mummified body in Tehran raises speculation it could be missing remains of fomer monarch Reza Shah Pahlavi.



Nursing Assistant Sexually Batters Man, 85, Deputies Say  TB Reporter

He was working as a certified nursing assistant at the senior care facility where the elderly man was living, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.



Man Accused of Punching Driver Who Crashed into His Wife  TB Reporter

He argued with the man who rear-ended his wife, the Hillsborough sheriff's office said.



Northeast High Student Accused of Making School Shooting Threat  TB Reporter

He is charged with a second-degree felony, St. Petersburg police say.



Hillsborough Deputies Shoot, Kill Man in Riverview  TB Reporter

He pointed a gun at deputies causing them to fear for their lives, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said. Neither deputy was injured. RIVERVIEW – One ...



Three Arrested in Tampa Accused of St. Petersburg Robbery  TB Reporter

ST. PETERSBURG/TAMPA – Police from St. Petersburg and Tampa have accused three people of being involved in the robbery at a St. Petersburg apartment ...



15 Charged with Trafficking Heroin, Cocaine  TB Reporter

TAMPA – Two federal indictments were unsealed Thursday (April 19) that charged 15 men of drug trafficking. One indictment, the men charged with conspiracy ...



St. Petersburg police warn of man in white sedan impersonating officer  Tampabay.com

ST. PETERSBURG — Police warned the public to be on the alert for a man they said impersonated a police officer. The impersonator was driving a white, ...



Deputies Make Arrest in Tampa Shooting Death  TB Reporter

He was found about a tenth of a mile from the scene of the shooting, Hillsborough sheriff's deputies said.



Twenty years after murder, West Tampa community moves on  Tampabay.com

Two decades after a teen's slaying, his mother and the murderer's father remain friends, and a mentor has used the tragedy to build a foundation of hope for ...



Five Bradenton high school students accused of sexual assault  Tampabay.com

BRADENTON— Five Florida high school students are accused of raping a 13-year-old girl. The Bradenton Herald reports four of the students were arrested ...



Latino American Artists Ready For Their Close-Up in St. Petersburg  WUSF News

Hispanic artists have long been part of the visual landscape in Florida and in other parts of the country. But often, Latino art is overlooked. That's why.



Thonotosassa Woman Charged in Death of Boyfriend  TB Reporter

Hillsborough sheriff's deputies say she told them the two were having a domestic dispute.



Tampa Man Accused of Using Knife to Rob  TB Reporter

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY – A Tampa man has been accused of using a knife to rob another, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said. Justin Hughes, 29 ...



Tampa Man Faces Murder Charge  TB Reporter

He is accused of shooting and killing a man in a parking lot, the Tampa Police Department says.



Mother Accused of Manslaughter in Death of Daughter, 3  TB Reporter

She admitted leaving her daughter unsupervised for about four and a half hours, the Hillsborough Sheriff's Office said. LUTZ – A woman is accused of ...



Florida woman, on fire, crashes car into Sheriff’s Office substation  Tampabay.com

PEMBROKE PINES — A woman, who was engulfed in flames crashed her car into a Sheriff's Office substation on Monday, according to ABC 10.



Court records show Driver was going 102 mph before hitting mom, daughter  WTSP.com

Cameron Herrin is charged with vehicular homicide, reckless driving with serious bodily injury and unlawful racing on a highway.



Hillsborough Sheriff's Office search for robber with tear drop tattoo  WFLA

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man accused of robbing a bank in Sun City Center on Monday.



HCSO helicopter helps deputies catch wrong-way driver on Hwy 60  WFLA

A wrong-way reckless driver was arrested by Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies on Thursday, thanks to the help of a helicopter.



Hillsborough Deputies Seize Marijuana, Arrest Five  TB Reporter

The seized marijuana had a street value of about $480000, according to Hillsborough deputies.



Tampa Police Charge Suspect in Hotel Attack  TB Reporter

Police identified the man from a description given by the hotel worker who was attacked, the Tampa Police Department said. TAMPA – A registered sex offender ...



Tampa man charged with murder in fatal stabbing of his father  Tampabay.com

TAMPA — The ringing phone that roused Helen Taylor from sleep Thursday night brought news she didn't want to believe. Earlier that evening, Taylor's ...



Woman Shot at Duke Energy Truck in I-275 Road Rage Incident, FHP Says  TB Reporter

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY – A Plant City woman is facing multiple charges after she shot at a Duke Energy pickup truck during a road rage incident, the Florida ...



Starving and sick puppies dumped on side of busy Tampa road  Tampabay.com

TAMPA — Four starving puppies covered in rashes were found abandoned in some bushes on a busy roadway Thursday morning, steps away from the Humane ...



Road Rage Turns Deadly in Tampa  TB Reporter

Tampa police say they are investigating a road rage incident that apparently resulted in the death of a passenger in one of the vehicles.



Tampa man accused of exposing himself to young girls  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Sheriff's deputies arrested a man they said exposed himself to children outside some Hillsborough County schools.



St. Pete Man Charged in Fatal I-275 Crash  TB Reporter

He is accused of leaving the scene of a fatal crash and stealing the dead man's car, FHP troopers say.



Deputies: Tampa Driver Crashed into Apartment, Then Fled  TB Reporter

The apartment dweller was injured during the crash, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.



8 people killed in 24 hours across Tampa Bay, with no arrests  WTSP.com

The violent weekend has police on the hunt for killers, and it's leaving neighbors scared and waiting for answers.



Driver Accused of DUI, Hit and Run in Deaths of Two Motorcyclists  TB Reporter

He is also accused of fleeing the scene in the U.S. 301 crash that closed the roadway for about 7 hours, according to the FHP.



FHP: 30-year-old motorcyclist killed in Hudson crash  Tampabay.com

HUDSON — A 30-year-old man died after he was struck by a car and thrown off the motorcycle he was riding. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Derek ...



Hillsborough County deputies looking for suspect who broke into Tampa warehouse  WTSP.com

The suspect broke into the warehouse and documented various inventory while talking to someone on the phone.



With a mother’s pillow and grandparents’ love, children orphaned after boat fire learn a new life  Tampabay.com

CARROLLWOOD — The yellow ranch house on Nicklaus Circle used to be "Grandma and Grandpa's house." The brother and sister would sometimes drop by ...



Wimauma teen, 18, in critical condition after shooting  Tampabay.com

A Wimauma teen, 18, was critically injured in a shooting late Thursday night. Hillsborough County deputies are investigating the shooting, which occurred ...



St. Petersburg Man Convicted of Federal Firearms Offense  TB Reporter

TAMPA – A St. Petersburg man was found guilty of violating a federal law prohibiting convicted felons from possessing a firearm, according to the U.S. Attorney's ...



Three Charged in Steinbrenner High Vandalism  TB Reporter

They turned themselves in after they were seen in media reports, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said.



Two Dead After Plant City Shooting  TB Reporter

Two are dead after Monday's shooting, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office says. Another man is in the hospital.



Husband, Wife Arrested After Standoff in Spring Hill  TB Reporter

SPRING HILL – Deputies used tear gas to peacefully end an hours-long standoff with a husband and wife who refused to come out of their house, the Hernando ...



St. Petersburg Woman Accused of Hitting Police Officer  TB Reporter

St. Pete police say she had already been in a fight earlier with a man.



Woman dragged at South Dale Mabry Publix while trying to get purse back from snatcher, cops say  WTSP.com

The search is on for two suspects involved in a purse snatching at the Publix store on South Dale Mabry Highway near Neptune Street in Tampa.



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