How President Obama’s visit affects your downtown drive

TAMPA (FOX 13) – The city of Tampa is urging people who work downtown to consider starting their workdays a tad later than usual because Tampa and Jackson Streets are blocked off for the president’s visit. He arrived downtown at 8:10 p.m. Tuesday, and onlookers said no one makes an entrance like the president. “It’s […]

Two shot in Osborne Landings apartments in Tampa

TAMPA – Tampa Police are searching for the suspect who shot two people at the Osborne Landings apartment complex early Wednesday morning. Officers say a person in a dark colored sedan drove into the complex near the corner of 35th Street North and Osborne Avenue around 12:30 a.m.  At least one person exited the sedan […]

The future of TVs: curved screen, ‘ultra high definition’

TAMPA (FOX 13) – Your next television set might feature two eye-catching twists: a curved screen and a massively better picture. TV manufacturers are producing innovative new sets that curve ever-so-gently at the edges. It’s just enough of a turn in the frame to see the sides pull away from the wall. “You’re talking maybe […]

USFand#x2019;s Taggart still thinks AAC title is attainable

TAMPA — The University of South Florida Bulls, in their 18th season, already have some history other football programs can only dream about. Once, the Bulls were ranked No. 2 in the nation. Once, they built a giant-killing reputation, beating the likes of Notre Dame, Auburn, Clemson, Florida State, Miami and West Virginia. They have […]

City and church find common goal in downtown development

CLEARWATER (FOX 13) – A pair of studies, considered in tandem, might outline a path to peace in the historically contentious relations between City of Clearwater government and the Church of Scientology, and stimulate downtown redevelopment in the process. An affinity among Scientology visitors for shopping and dining plays a surprising role in that possibility. […]

Store clerk, 80, beaten during robbery

WINTER HAVEN –  An 80-year-old store clerk is in serious condition after a robbery Tuesday afternoon. Police said the suspect entered a Winter Haven business and walked to the counter where the victim was standing. A short conversation ensued. Police said the suspect inquired about the restroom, but then attacked the clerk hitting her in […]

Dirty Dining: Lenny’s Restaurant

Dirty Dining: Lenny

Inspectors made a popular diner throw out 150 pounds of boiled potatoes because of dangerous temperatures and shut the place down after finding live roaches crawling near other food in the kitchen. WFTS Copyright 2010 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Yahoo Local News – […]

Vinik withdraws rezoning request for downtown office tower

TAMPA — A company controlled by Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik has withdrawn an application to rezone a downtown tract for a major office building near Amalie Arena. A spokesman for Vinik declined to comment on the action. But the move comes after word that a potential tenant, the telecommunications company Syniverse, distanced itself […]

Was enough done to find Matos before Pasco murders?

NEW PORT RICHEY (FOX 13) – Adam Matos stood before a judge for the first time Tuesday, formally charged with murdering four people, then dumping their bodies off the side a road. “Public defender” were the only two words Matos uttered as he made a remote video appearance during which a judge ordered him held […]

Bucs prepare for Falcons amidst key injuries

Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014 77° Subscribe Manage my account E-Paper Advertise Contact Us Services Tampa Bay Buccaneers staffPublished: September 16, 2014   |   Updated: September 16, 2014 at 08:29 PM The Buccaneers will be dealing with key injuries as they go on the road for the first time this season to face the […]

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