Indiana governor and GOP Vice Presidential candidate Mike Pence visited the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Tampa Bay Tuesday, talking about taxes, cutting red tape, but avoided Donald Trump’s remarks describing some illegal immigrants from as “rapists” and “killers” (a stereotype proven accurate by some analysis.) “He didn’t address anything specific regarding the HispanicContinue Reading

Tampa Police say a missing runaway, Bryana Lemaire, has been found safe Wednesday morning and that Antwoine Noland, the “dangerous suspect” connected to the murder of Alica Fussell is in custody. Lemaire, 17, has been missing since July 17, reported missing by her family on July 22. Late yesterday, police announced thatContinue Reading

St. Petersburg Police have arrested and charged the man they say is responsible for a hit and run that killed Jeron Davis. Taurus Frederick surrendered to St. Petersburg Police Saturday morning and was officially charged in court on Sunday. Police reported that Frederick argued with Davis, 29, near 22nd Avenue and Martin Luther KingContinue Reading

Tampa police detectives announced they are seeking Antwoine Noland, an armed and dangerous man linked to three crimes and now the murder of Alicia Fussell. Alicia Fussell, 43, was shot and killed outside of City Liquors on Nebraska Ave. Tuesday night. At the time of her death, police said they didn’t believe the shootingContinue Reading

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office identified the two victims shot in Tampa early Thursday morning as Banessa Herrera and Christian Picazo-Guzman. Police have issued a warrant for Antelmo Ontiveros and was still at large at this writing. Ontiveros, 28, faces second-degree murder with a firearm and attempted second-degree murder with a firearm charges. An arrestContinue Reading

Transgender students will have bathroom options in all Hillsborough County schools, a spokesperson for the district said Tuesday. Every school will designate at least one “universal” bathroom in their school by the beginning of the next school year, making it available to every student. “There will at least be one, possiblyContinue Reading

St. Petersburg Police arrested and charged a 22-year-old woman with aggravated child abuse Friday after two young children were allegedly found in “deplorable conditions.” Chyanne Davis was taken into custody after police officers and a child protection investigator found a 4-year-old boy and 2-year-old girl in her apartment “ull of rotting garbage, soiledContinue Reading

Imaginarium has confirmed more details for August Tampa Comic-con as their lineup of celebrity media and comic book guests grows and grows. The Walking Dead star Norman Reedus, Daredevil‘s Charlie Cox, Krysten Ritter from Jessica Jones and Jon Bernthal (Punisher on Daredevil, new series coming from Netflix/Marvel) top the listContinue Reading

As the Sunshine State battles thick, algae blooms across miles and miles of Florida coastline, prompting the governor to declare a state of emergency, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s supporters speak out, looking for voters. Governor Rick Scott issued the executive order in four counties after samples taken from the St. LucieContinue Reading

Lakeland Police have identified the man found in the mouth of an alligator earlier this week in Lake Hunter. Richard Zachary Taylor, 72, was identified by his fingerprints, says police. The medical examiner is still conducting a toxicology report. The alligator was captured late Tuesday and authorities confirmed it had remainsContinue Reading

After a massive two-day manhunt which included helicopters, K-9s, and dozens of police, the 30-year-old Brandon Goggins finally was apprehended Friday morning. Goggins showed up on Jessica Weightman’s family farm right across from Safety Town, the area where deputies were focusing. He’d spent some of the night in the swamp across the road.Continue Reading

The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office is still searching for Brandon Goggins, described as a “dangerous suspect” will to engage law enforcement with gun fire, according to a witness.Deputies have reopened State Road 52, but the manhunt continues. The Global Dispatch summarized the early details surrounding the case and hunt forContinue Reading