The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a Valrico man has been charged with murder following a domestic violence incident that resulted in the death of a woman. On the evening of November 3, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call concerning a domestic violence incident thatContinue Reading

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) announced today that they will cautiously resume offering in-person visitation to families and friends of inmates beginning in October. Effective Monday, October 5, 2020, HCSO will resume non-contact visitations at the Falkenburg Road Jail Video Visitation Center. Along with allowing loved ones of inmatesContinue Reading

Hillsborough County health officials issued a health advisory for Bahia Beach in Ruskin because of high bacteria levels. Samples taken July 29 were above threshold for enterococci bacteria. The beach will be re-sampled, Wednesday, August 5, 2020. When re-sampling indicates that the water is within the satisfactory range, the advisoryContinue Reading

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) announced the arrest of 20-year-old Jordan Jaime Silver for a double shooting in Riverview Monday morning. According to law enforcement, detectives learned that Silver intentionally shot and killed an adult female victim with a handgun on the 13000 block of Clement Pride Boulevard inContinue Reading

Hillsborough County Solid Waste customers served by Waste Connections will temporarily receive residential recycling collection service every other week, beginning Monday, July 13. On June 24, Waste Connections temporarily suspend recycling collection because many of the company’s truck drivers were unavailable to work due to the COVID-19 coronavirus. The amendedContinue Reading

Hillsborough County officials announced this week they will soon open another COVID-19 coronavirus public testing site, this one in Town ‘N Country. Emergency Management Director Tim Dudley told Emergency Policy Group (EPG) members that the County will partner with Tampa Family Health Centers to open the location, expanding testing coverageContinue Reading

Tampa Bay Technical High School coach Reginald Lawrence will now face more charges of Battery and Exposure of Sexual Organ as new victims have come forward after the man’s initial arrest, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office stated. Lawrence, 48, a girls’ varsity basketball coach at Tampa Bay Tech was arrested Tuesday andContinue Reading

Tampa General Hospital in partnership with the University of Florida’s IFAS extension program in Hillsborough County, will be offering a 14-session series entitled Healthy Eating Virtual Workshop. In the series,  you’ll learn step-by-step information on how simple changes to your eating habits can make a big difference. The experts willContinue Reading

Hillsborough County health officials have confirmed a case of Naegleria fowleri, aka the brain-eating amoeba. Health officials did not release any information about the patient. Naegleria fowleri is a microscopic amoeba which is a single-celled living organism. It can cause a rare and devastating infection of the brain called primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM). The amoeba isContinue Reading

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office have arrested and charged Terry Knott with grand theft, burglary, and inciting a riot in connection to the attack on Shalimar Jewelers during a George Floyd riot. Knott, 41, was identified when someone recognized his photo from the sheriff’s initial social media post. The burglary happenedContinue Reading