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Apparent suicide closes I-275 lanes in Tampa - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Apparent suicide closes I-275 lanes in Tampa  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. (FOX 13) - Tampa police say the found a man dead inside a truck along Interstate 275 in downtown Tampa on Friday, the apparent result of a ...


Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2019 19:18:00 GMT



Officers arrest three teenagers for attempting to break into the Tampa Police impound lot - ABC Action News
Officers arrest three teenagers for attempting to break into the Tampa Police impound lot  ABC Action News

TAMPA, Fla. — Officers arrested three teenagers early Friday morning for attempting to break into the Tampa Police Department's impound lot. Authorities say ...


Posted on Fri, 07 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tampa Police responding to 100+ calls about blocked sidewalks, bike lanes - ABC Action News
Tampa Police responding to 100+ calls about blocked sidewalks, bike lanes  ABC Action News

Tampa Police said officers have responded to more than 1700 calls about illegal parking so far in 2019.


Posted on Mon, 10 Jun 2019 10:17:00 GMT



Tampa police investigate early morning fatal shooting - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Tampa police investigate early morning fatal shooting  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Police are investigating after a man died in an early morning shooting in Tampa.


Posted on Sun, 09 Jun 2019 23:19:00 GMT



24-year-old arrested after deadly shooting outside Tampa nightclub - WFLA
24-year-old arrested after deadly shooting outside Tampa nightclub  WFLA

According to Hillsborough County deputies, a 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection to Saturday mornings shooting outside a Tampa nightclub.


Posted on Sat, 15 Jun 2019 10:53:00 GMT



Tampa police searching for widow's stolen wedding ring - WFLA
Tampa police searching for widow's stolen wedding ring  WFLA

The car has been found however, inside the woman's car was the wedding ring of her deceased husband given to her years ago.


Posted on Mon, 10 Jun 2019 20:11:00 GMT



Tampa Police: Lock your cars because burglaries are on the rise - ABC Action News
Tampa Police: Lock your cars because burglaries are on the rise  ABC Action News

TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Police Department has a warning for residents: Lock your cars because burglaries are on the rise. “I think that he saw that there was ...


Posted on Fri, 17 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



WATCH: Teens captured on surveillance video breaking into Tampa Police Impound lot - WFLA
WATCH: Teens captured on surveillance video breaking into Tampa Police Impound lot  WFLA

Tampa Police Officers didn't have to go far to investigate a burglary on Friday morning. It happened at their own impound lot. Investigators say on Friday shortly ...


Posted on Sat, 08 Jun 2019 00:35:00 GMT



Tampa teenager collapses, dies on football field during drills, police say - ABC Action News
Tampa teenager collapses, dies on football field during drills, police say  ABC Action News

TAMPA, Fla. — An incoming freshman at Middleton High School died after collapsing during conditioning drills on Tuesday, according to police.


Posted on Wed, 12 Jun 2019 16:55:00 GMT



Family remembers former NFL player killed in Tampa home - ABC Action News
Family remembers former NFL player killed in Tampa home  ABC Action News

Eric Patterson, a former NFL player and Plant High football player, was shot and killed inside his Tampa home.


Posted on Sat, 15 Jun 2019 03:24:00 GMT



Tampa Police Respond to Pedestrian Hit by Vehicle After Shots Heard - Bay News 9
Tampa Police Respond to Pedestrian Hit by Vehicle After Shots Heard  Bay News 9

Tampa police responded to a call Monday of a pedestrian hit by a vehicle, which was updated with a complaint of "shots heard" in the area.


Posted on Mon, 20 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tampa police search for female porch pirate suspect - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Tampa police search for female porch pirate suspect  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Tampa police are searching for a suspected porch pirate.


Posted on Fri, 24 May 2019 10:25:21 GMT



The body cameras are coming — to Tampa, anyway - Tampa Bay Times
The body cameras are coming — to Tampa, anyway  Tampa Bay Times

Mayor Jane Castor says Tampa is moving forward on body cameras, which only 60 of its 974 officers currently wear.


Posted on Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Editorial: Tampa’s wise move on police body cameras - Tampa Bay Times
Editorial: Tampa’s wise move on police body cameras  Tampa Bay Times

Mayor Jane Castor wants to add 600 police body cameras. All Tampa Bay departments should embrace the technology.


Posted on Tue, 04 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Former Plant football player dies after shooting in Tampa - WFLA
Former Plant football player dies after shooting in Tampa  WFLA

Tampa Police are currently investigating the death of a 26-year-old man, who News Channel 8 has learned is former Plant High School football player, Eric ...


Posted on Sun, 09 Jun 2019 22:00:00 GMT



He stabbed a bus driver to death, Tampa police say. He's been charged with murder. - Tampa Bay Times
He stabbed a bus driver to death, Tampa police say. He's been charged with murder.  Tampa Bay Times

TAMPA — Tampa police have arrested a man who they say stabbed a public bus driver to death, then fled the scene Saturday afternoon. Justin Ryan McGriff, 35 ...


Posted on Sat, 18 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Off-duty reserve Tampa police officer shot, suspect in custody - WTSP.com
Off-duty reserve Tampa police officer shot, suspect in custody  WTSP.com

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. — A Tampa Police Department officer was flown to the hospital after a shooting late Wednesday morning. The Pasco County Sheriff's Office ...


Posted on Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tampa Bomb Team: Suspicious object outside Don CeSar was a grenade replica - Tampa Bay Times
Tampa Bomb Team: Suspicious object outside Don CeSar was a grenade replica  Tampa Bay Times

Deputies were called to the hotel at 3400 Gulf Blvd. about 11:30 a.m. based on a report that an object that appeared to be a grenade was found in the bushes.


Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2019 17:00:00 GMT



Hillsborough County Police investigating double shooting near West Tampa WFTS Digital Staff 10:02 PM, May - ABC Action News
Hillsborough County Police investigating double shooting near West Tampa WFTS Digital Staff 10:02 PM, May  ABC Action News

TAMPA, Fla. — A shooting injured two people in Tampa Tuesday night. The Tampa Police Department responded to a call of a shooting in the 2100 block of ...


Posted on Tue, 28 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fifty-two years ago today, a police officer shot a black teen in the back. Then Tampa erupted. - Tampa Bay Times
Fifty-two years ago today, a police officer shot a black teen in the back. Then Tampa erupted.  Tampa Bay Times

Editor's note: This story was originally published June 7, 2017. Blood trickling from his mouth, a bullet hole in his chest, the teenager leaned against a telephone ...


Posted on Tue, 11 Jun 2019 12:46:00 GMT



Tampa police find missing teen - WTSP.com
Tampa police find missing teen  WTSP.com

TAMPA, Fla. — UPDATE: Anthony has been found safe and reunited with his family. --. Original Story: Tampa police are looking for a missing and endangered ...


Posted on Fri, 24 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tampa strip clubs and the battle to bare it all: How the lap dance was outlawed 20 years ago - Tampa Bay Times
Tampa strip clubs and the battle to bare it all: How the lap dance was outlawed 20 years ago  Tampa Bay Times

A dancer twists around a pole, kicking her heels and arching her back for the men who watch with bills crumpled in their hands. Other women, dressed in almost ...


Posted on Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Crash with Tampa police car sends driver to hospital - WTSP.com
Crash with Tampa police car sends driver to hospital  WTSP.com

LUTZ, Fla. — First responders took a driver to the hospital after a collision with a Tampa police car. The driver's injuries are considered minor after the crash ...


Posted on Tue, 11 Jun 2019 11:33:00 GMT



Driver hits pedestrian while both flee gunshots, Tampa police say - Tampa Bay Times
Driver hits pedestrian while both flee gunshots, Tampa police say  Tampa Bay Times

Gunfire rang out at Royal Supermarket, but police said the only one injured was a pedestrian trying to get away.


Posted on Mon, 20 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tampa police officer accidentally shoots himself while pursuing suspect - Creative Loafing Tampa
Tampa police officer accidentally shoots himself while pursuing suspect  Creative Loafing Tampa

The officer is expected to recover. Colin Wolf. May 29, 2019 2 PM. 0. Tweet. Share. 569352432626159917456191441718574436843520N. View Gallery.


Posted on Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Neighbors concerned about criminal activity outside Tampa Heights supermarket - ABC Action News
Neighbors concerned about criminal activity outside Tampa Heights supermarket  ABC Action News

Tampa Police continues to investigate a shooting Monday at the intersection of East Floribraska Avenue and North Central Avenue.


Posted on Tue, 21 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Authorities: Tampa teen collapses, dies during football practice - WJXT News4JAX
Authorities: Tampa teen collapses, dies during football practice  WJXT News4JAX

A 14-year-old boy has died after collapsing Tuesday afternoon during conditioning drills outside on the football field at Middleton High School in Tampa, ...


Posted on Thu, 13 Jun 2019 09:12:52 GMT



The man who drives mayors (And yes, what happens in the car stays in the car) - Tampa Bay Times
The man who drives mayors (And yes, what happens in the car stays in the car)  Tampa Bay Times

Mike Victor is the Tampa cop who drives the city's mayors but tells no tales. He's seen so much he's thinking of a political future himself.


Posted on Sat, 15 Jun 2019 16:01:00 GMT



Tampa police looking for armed carjacking suspect in Seminole Heights - WTSP.com
Tampa police looking for armed carjacking suspect in Seminole Heights  WTSP.com

TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa police are searching for a suspect they say carjacked a BMW after shooting the driver. Police said the carjacking happened just after ...


Posted on Fri, 24 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Scooter use grows in Tampa, but so do complaints about scooter users - Tampa Bay Times
Scooter use grows in Tampa, but so do complaints about scooter users  Tampa Bay Times

A video of an apparent scooter-related brawl led to no arrests, but people have complained about users dumping them on sidewalks and riding too fast.


Posted on Mon, 10 Jun 2019 22:30:00 GMT



Man Accused of Stabbing Bus Driver Charged With Murder - Bay News 9
Man Accused of Stabbing Bus Driver Charged With Murder  Bay News 9

TAMPA, Fla. — The man accused of stabbing a Hillsborough Area Regional Transit bus driver to death has been charged with first-degree murder, Tampa ...


Posted on Sun, 19 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Haines City police say missing Tennessee man found in hospital - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Haines City police say missing Tennessee man found in hospital  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

A missing man who was last seen Monday in Haines City has been found in a hospital, police said.


Posted on Thu, 13 Jun 2019 14:07:00 GMT



Clearwater officer shoots 39-year-old man following disturbance call - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Clearwater officer shoots 39-year-old man following disturbance call  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Police in Clearwater said one of their officers was involved in a shooting Saturday night.


Posted on Sun, 09 Jun 2019 00:47:58 GMT



Give up your password or go to jail: Police push legal boundaries to get into cellphones - NBC News
Give up your password or go to jail: Police push legal boundaries to get into cellphones  NBC News

William Montanez is used to getting stopped by the police in Tampa, Florida, for small-time traffic and marijuana violations; it's happened more than a dozen ...


Posted on Fri, 07 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Remember that derelict boat off the Howard Frankland Bridge? It’s still there. - Tampa Bay Times
Remember that derelict boat off the Howard Frankland Bridge? It’s still there.  Tampa Bay Times

Ever wonder about that boat stuck in the water as you drive into Tampa? It's been there 7 months, falling apart and taking on water. Is anyone trying to remove it?


Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2019 09:00:00 GMT



Florida man steals 75 pool floats for sex - WFLA
Florida man steals 75 pool floats for sex  WFLA

A Florida man has been arrested and charged after the Palm Bay Police Department said he stole pool floats for sex "instead of raping woman."


Posted on Sat, 15 Jun 2019 15:43:00 GMT



Bomb squad called after children discover World War II-era bomb in Florida back yard - Tampa Bay Times
Bomb squad called after children discover World War II-era bomb in Florida back yard  Tampa Bay Times

Police evacuated several homes in Boca Raton on Friday after children dug up what appeared to be a World War II-era bomb in their back yard, police said ...


Posted on Wed, 12 Jun 2019 20:31:00 GMT



Hurricane 2019: Tampa Bay's top cops fear for those who stay behind - Tampa Bay Times
Hurricane 2019: Tampa Bay's top cops fear for those who stay behind  Tampa Bay Times

Many ignore evacuation orders. Law enforcement officials say they may not be able to rescue them when things get bad.


Posted on Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



3 Teens Charged After Impound Lot Break-In - Bay News 9
3 Teens Charged After Impound Lot Break-In  Bay News 9

Three teenagers were arrested after a break-in at the Tampa Police Impound Lot.


Posted on Fri, 07 Jun 2019 13:45:00 GMT



Video shows scooter riders brawling with bicyclist on Tampa road - Bradenton Herald
Video shows scooter riders brawling with bicyclist on Tampa road  Bradenton Herald

A group of scooter riders fight with a bicycle rider on the streets of Tampa Florida.


Posted on Tue, 11 Jun 2019 18:28:00 GMT



Woman fatally struck while trying to cross St. Petersburg street, police say - Tampa Bay Times
Woman fatally struck while trying to cross St. Petersburg street, police say  Tampa Bay Times

The woman was attempting to cross 38th Avenue North at 34th Street when she stepped into the path of a car, according to police.


Posted on Sat, 15 Jun 2019 14:33:00 GMT



Police Officer's SUV Catches Fire, Sets Off Ammunition - TB Reporter
Police Officer's SUV Catches Fire, Sets Off Ammunition  TB Reporter

No one was injured, Tampa police said. TAMPA - An unmarked Tarpon Springs police SUV caught fire Thursday and set off the ammunition that was stored in ...


Posted on Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Largo man asks officer to help start the scooter police say he was trying to steal - Tampa Bay Times
Largo man asks officer to help start the scooter police say he was trying to steal  Tampa Bay Times

CLEARWATER — The scooter wouldn't start, so, police say, Raymond Millwater asked an officer for a screwdriver. Turns out, it wasn't the best idea. According to ...


Posted on Thu, 13 Jun 2019 18:54:00 GMT



'Training Grenade' Found at Don CeSar - TB Reporter
'Training Grenade' Found at Don CeSar  TB Reporter

Pinellas deputies are working to find out who left the grenade on the hotel's property.


Posted on Sat, 15 Jun 2019 10:15:22 GMT



Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Saturday, June 15 - Tampa Bay Times
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Saturday, June 15  Tampa Bay Times

The Studio@620 celebrates 15 years, boogie at the Uptown Music Festival and the Dalí Museum opens two exhibits.


Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2019 16:00:00 GMT



'We're going to get things done,' Jane Castor tells Tampa chamber - Tampa Bay Times
'We're going to get things done,' Jane Castor tells Tampa chamber  Tampa Bay Times

"We're going to come up with a plan in 90 days of how to move forward," Castor told a crowd of nearly 500 business leaders. Tampa Mayor Jane Castor, left, ...


Posted on Thu, 13 Jun 2019 19:36:00 GMT



9 things you didn’t know about Tampa strip clubs - Tampa Bay Times
9 things you didn’t know about Tampa strip clubs  Tampa Bay Times

Twenty years ago, the city of Tampa went to war against strip clubs. The fight is often remembered by a 13-hour city council meeting that was followed by ...


Posted on Wed, 12 Jun 2019 14:04:00 GMT



Watch: Anger and chaos after police shooting in Memphis - Tampa Bay Times
Watch: Anger and chaos after police shooting in Memphis  Tampa Bay Times

People in the crowd threw rocks and bricks, with 25 officers suffering mostly minor injuries during the tense clash Wednesday night in the Frayser community in ...


Posted on Thu, 13 Jun 2019 12:02:00 GMT



Authorities: Report Of Grenade Found At Don Cesar Hotel - Bay News 9
Authorities: Report Of Grenade Found At Don Cesar Hotel  Bay News 9

Deputies were called to the hotel, located at 3400 Gulf Boulevard in St. Pete Beach just after 11:30 a.m..


Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2019 16:54:00 GMT



Man Denies Owning Cocaine On His Nose - The Smoking Gun
Man Denies Owning Cocaine On His Nose  The Smoking Gun

JUNE 10--A Florida Man who had cocaine on his nose when the vehicle he was traveling in was stopped this weekend by police told arresting officers that the ...


Posted on Mon, 10 Jun 2019 16:13:19 GMT



How power delays present uncertainty at Tropicana Field - Tampa Bay Times
How power delays present uncertainty at Tropicana Field  Tampa Bay Times

The power went out at the Trop on Thursday night, forcing Rays and Angels managers to decide how they would handle their starting pitchers.


Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2019 13:31:00 GMT



Personnel note: Janelle McGregor now leading community outreach for Tampa - Florida Politics
Personnel note: Janelle McGregor now leading community outreach for Tampa  Florida Politics

Janelle McGregor has left her long-time post with the Tampa Police Department as a public information officer to lead community outreach efforts for the city of ...


Posted on Mon, 10 Jun 2019 14:59:41 GMT



Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz shot at Dominican Republic bar - Tampa Bay Times
Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz shot at Dominican Republic bar  Tampa Bay Times

Police and family say a gunman shot Ortiz at close range in the “lower back/abdominal region,” and Ortiz is stable after surgery.


Posted on Mon, 10 Jun 2019 04:24:00 GMT



Heather Matuszek: Chick-Fil-A Franchisee Charged With Child Molestation - Heavy.com
Heather Matuszek: Chick-Fil-A Franchisee Charged With Child Molestation  Heavy.com

Heather Matuszek is a Florida Chick-fil-A franchise owner and former church youth leader charged with child molestation.


Posted on Thu, 13 Jun 2019 20:58:00 GMT



Police: Grandparents fought off man who tried to abduct 6-year-old girl - WFLA
Police: Grandparents fought off man who tried to abduct 6-year-old girl  WFLA

Two grandparents fought off a would-be kidnapper who tried to abduct their young grandaughter, WTHR reports.


Posted on Thu, 13 Jun 2019 16:58:00 GMT



Officials: Altercation Leads to Deputy-Involved Shooting - Bay News 9
Officials: Altercation Leads to Deputy-Involved Shooting  Bay News 9

HAINES CITY, Fla. — A physical altercation between a mother and daughter in a van pulled to the side of a Haines City road escalated and led to a shooting ...


Posted on Sun, 16 Jun 2019 00:43:00 GMT



After 30 years backstage, new Ruth Eckerd Hall CEO Susan Crockett steps into the spotlight - Tampa Bay Times
After 30 years backstage, new Ruth Eckerd Hall CEO Susan Crockett steps into the spotlight  Tampa Bay Times

The soft-spoken leader's “unprecedented” knowledge of the venue will shape her ambitious plans for its future.


Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2019 16:18:00 GMT



Former Zephyrhills officer charged with attempted homicide in road-rage case - WFLA
Former Zephyrhills officer charged with attempted homicide in road-rage case  WFLA

A former Zephyrhills police officer has been charged with attempted homicide after a road rage incident.


Posted on Tue, 11 Jun 2019 18:41:00 GMT



No signs of foul play in baby's death, St. Pete police say - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
No signs of foul play in baby's death, St. Pete police say  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (FOX 13) - Police in St. Pete say they were called to a home on 16th Avenue South late this morning after a baby was found dead.


Posted on Tue, 11 Jun 2019 17:38:00 GMT



They don’t have $250 to get out of jail. So a faith group raised it for them, in time for - Tampa Bay Times
They don’t have $250 to get out of jail. So a faith group raised it for them, in time for  Tampa Bay Times

Through the “Father's Day Bailout” organized by Faith in Florida, three men were released from the Hillsborough jail to await trial.


Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:11:00 GMT



Police: South Carolina woman stopped for driving drunk on toy truck - WPEC
Police: South Carolina woman stopped for driving drunk on toy truck  WPEC

A South Carolina woman who police say was driving drunk will not be cited with a DUI because her vehicle of choice was a toy truck. News outlets quote police ...


Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2019 16:16:00 GMT



City of Tampa taking over troubled July 4 fireworks show - Tampa Bay Times
City of Tampa taking over troubled July 4 fireworks show  Tampa Bay Times

The $150000 price tag will be paid by private donations raised by Mayor Jane Castor's spokeswoman and a few others. Shows the last two years have been ...


Posted on Mon, 10 Jun 2019 17:04:00 GMT



Jon Stewart on Tampa's Warrior Games, Gasparilla and whether he'd ever do TV again - Tampa Bay Times
Jon Stewart on Tampa's Warrior Games, Gasparilla and whether he'd ever do TV again  Tampa Bay Times

This is what Jon Stewart wants you to know about the Department of Defense Warrior Games: It's not about feeling sorry for anyone. Hundreds of ill and ...


Posted on Thu, 13 Jun 2019 09:00:00 GMT



Helicopter crashes into the Equitable Center in Midtown Manhattan; 1 dead - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Helicopter crashes into the Equitable Center in Midtown Manhattan; 1 dead  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

A helicopter crashed into the AXA Equitable Center in Midtown Manhattan during a rainstorm on Monday afternoon, killing the pilot, according to emergency ...


Posted on Mon, 10 Jun 2019 19:17:08 GMT



Gov. DeSantis will sign bill banning ‘sanctuary cities’ Friday - Tampa Bay Times
Gov. DeSantis will sign bill banning ‘sanctuary cities’ Friday  Tampa Bay Times

Gov. Ron DeSantis will sign legislation Friday to ban so-called sanctuary cities in Florida, a proposal that was one of the most controversial issues of the 2019 ...


Posted on Thu, 13 Jun 2019 21:15:00 GMT



3 Tampa Police Officers Fired, Others Disciplined After Probe - Bay News 9
3 Tampa Police Officers Fired, Others Disciplined After Probe  Bay News 9

Police Chief Brian Dugan announced Thursday that 10 police officers violated departmental policy and face disciplinary action.


Posted on Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tampa Bay’s top concert picks: O.A.R., Galantis, Steel Pulse - Tampa Bay Times
Tampa Bay’s top concert picks: O.A.R., Galantis, Steel Pulse  Tampa Bay Times

MIGHTY MEN: O.A.R.. A while back, Richie Sambora introduced O.A.R. as “the mighty O.A.R.” The phrase stuck with the Maryland jam-rockers, inspiring them to ...


Posted on Wed, 12 Jun 2019 15:27:00 GMT



10 Tampa police officers investigated for misconduct - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
10 Tampa police officers investigated for misconduct  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. (FOX 13) - One year ago, Tampa Police officer Mark Landry stood next to police Chief Brian Dugan and accepted an award for employee of the ...


Posted on Fri, 22 Mar 2019 23:10:49 GMT



Tampa police officers accused of throwing away drugs, turning off body cameras - WTSP.com
Tampa police officers accused of throwing away drugs, turning off body cameras  WTSP.com

TAMPA, Fla. — Ten Tampa police officers are under investigation and likely face disciplinary action for violating department procedures. Violations include ...


Posted on Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Three Tampa police officers terminated for violating TPD policies following internal investigation - ABC Action News
Three Tampa police officers terminated for violating TPD policies following internal investigation  ABC Action News

Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan announced the results of an internal investigation involving eleven Tampa police officers that ultimately resulted in the ...


Posted on Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tampa police fire 3 officers after internal investigation - WFLA
Tampa police fire 3 officers after internal investigation  WFLA

Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan fired three officers Thursday morning and disciplined seven others after a lengthy internal affairs investigation.


Posted on Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tampa Police Department opens internal investigation on drug cases - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Tampa Police Department opens internal investigation on drug cases  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. (FOX 13) - Prosecutors decided Friday to not pursue charges against a convicted felon facing weapons and drug charges. The decision is part of ...


Posted on Fri, 29 Mar 2019 23:06:46 GMT



Editorial: Tampa police chief holds officers accountable - Tampa Bay Times
Editorial: Tampa police chief holds officers accountable  Tampa Bay Times

Chief Brian Dugan disciplined 10 officers charged with a range of misconduct. That sends a strong signal to the department and the public.


Posted on Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



10 Tampa police officers under investigation for policy violations - WFLA
10 Tampa police officers under investigation for policy violations  WFLA

Ten Tampa police officers under investigation for misconduct could soon learn their fate.


Posted on Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



They failed to document drug stops and activate body cameras. Now, Tampa police officers face discipline. - Tampa Bay Times
They failed to document drug stops and activate body cameras. Now, Tampa police officers face discipline.  Tampa Bay Times

TAMPA — Ten Tampa police officers face disciplinary action after they failed to document drug offenses, disposed of evidence and, in some cases, turned off ...


Posted on Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Jane Castor defends her record as Tampa police chief - Tampa Bay Times
Jane Castor defends her record as Tampa police chief  Tampa Bay Times

The mayoral front-runner says she would have done some things differently in her six years as chief, but is proud of her record.


Posted on Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tampa Police Investigating Man Found Dead Near Train Tracks - Bay News 9
Tampa Police Investigating Man Found Dead Near Train Tracks  Bay News 9

TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa Police are investigating the discovery by two officers Wednesday evening of the body of a man who they believe died after he was struck ...


Posted on Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Hillsborough County Tampa Police busts repair shop owner for running stolen car chop shop Isabel Rosales - ABC Action News
Hillsborough County Tampa Police busts repair shop owner for running stolen car chop shop Isabel Rosales  ABC Action News

Tampa Police investigate as stolen cars are stripped down for parts. TPD arrest a repair shop owner for allegedly running a chop shop. ABC Action News is ...


Posted on Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Wrongful death lawsuit against Tampa Police Department on hold for now - WFLA
Wrongful death lawsuit against Tampa Police Department on hold for now  WFLA

A woman's wrongful death lawsuit against the Tampa Police Department is on hold, for now.


Posted on Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Man arrested for assaulting Tampa Police Officer - WFLA
Man arrested for assaulting Tampa Police Officer  WFLA

TPD officers intervened to break up a fight near 7th Avenue and 20th Street when Dustin Church,27, punched an officer several times while the officer was trying ...


Posted on Sun, 17 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Hillsborough County Tampa police prepare for Pride Parade Marisela Burgos 6:08 PM, Mar 28, 2019 - ABC Action News
Hillsborough County Tampa police prepare for Pride Parade Marisela Burgos 6:08 PM, Mar 28, 2019  ABC Action News

The Tampa Police Department is getting ready for PRIDE this weekend and they want to make sure people are safe.


Posted on Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tampa police: Accelerate to highway speeds when merging - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Tampa police: Accelerate to highway speeds when merging  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. (FOX 13) - Merging onto Florida highways can be stressful, but as long as drivers follow the rules of the road, it would help ease the anxiety.


Posted on Tue, 07 May 2019 13:04:27 GMT



Tampa police: Driver hits, kills pedestrian on Fowler Avenue Saturday night - Tampa Bay Times
Tampa police: Driver hits, kills pedestrian on Fowler Avenue Saturday night  Tampa Bay Times

The Tampa Police Department did not name the victim of the crash.


Posted on Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tampa police investigating shooting; suspect at large - WFLA
Tampa police investigating shooting; suspect at large  WFLA

One person was hurt, but Tampa police have confirmed to WFLA that the person's injuries are non-life threatening and was transported to a local hospital.


Posted on Sun, 05 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Editorial: Hold Tampa police accountable for policy violations - Tampa Bay Times
Editorial: Hold Tampa police accountable for policy violations  Tampa Bay Times

The disciplinary cases announced last week against 10 Tampa police officers beg one obvious question: Where were the supervisors? The officers face ...


Posted on Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Another retired Tampa Police officer claims Jane Castor manipulated crime stats. But where's the proof? - Florida Politics
Another retired Tampa Police officer claims Jane Castor manipulated crime stats. But where's the proof?  Florida Politics

A second retired Tampa Police officer has come forward with allegations that the department manipulated crime statistics to make crime look lower than it ...


Posted on Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



David Straz: Fatal Tampa police shooting in 2014 may have prompted cover-up - Tampa Bay Times
David Straz: Fatal Tampa police shooting in 2014 may have prompted cover-up  Tampa Bay Times

The mayoral candidate made his remarks after meeting with the mother of Jason Westcott, who was fatally shot by police during a raid on his house.


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Witnesses help Tampa Police arrest hit and run suspect - WFLA
Witnesses help Tampa Police arrest hit and run suspect  WFLA

Tampa Police arrested Danielle Swanson, 34 Tuesday night after a serious hit and run accident on Davis Islands. Police say Swanson hit a man as he crossed ...


Posted on Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Retired Tampa police K-9 dies after years of service - WFLA
Retired Tampa police K-9 dies after years of service  WFLA

K9 Deebo retired with his handler in 2017 and was one of the departments most loved K9's.


Posted on Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tampa Police search for armed suspect who robbed four stores - ABC Action News
Tampa Police search for armed suspect who robbed four stores  ABC Action News

TAMPA, Fla. — Detectives are investigating the robberies of four different stores that occurred throughout Tampa. The Tampa Police Department said the four ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Charges dropped against former TPD officer Adam York - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Charges dropped against former TPD officer Adam York  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

The former Tampa police officer, accused of sexual battery against a woman he pulled over, has been vindicated.


Posted on Tue, 13 Nov 2018 23:31:31 GMT



Tampa police: Viral airport sex-trafficking post not what it seems - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Tampa police: Viral airport sex-trafficking post not what it seems  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Tampa police and Uber both say a viral Facebook post about a possible human trafficking incident involving an Uber ride from the airport is not what it seems.


Posted on Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Tampa police find body of man apparently struck by train - Tampa Bay Times
Tampa police find body of man apparently struck by train  Tampa Bay Times

TAMPA — Two Tampa police officers on routine patrol Wednesday afternoon were the first to discover the body of a man who apparently was hit by a train.


Posted on Thu, 16 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tampa Police: Man found dead on side of tracks appeared to have been hit by train - WFLA
Tampa Police: Man found dead on side of tracks appeared to have been hit by train  WFLA

Two Tampa police officers found a dead man who appeared to have been struck by a train on Wednesday.


Posted on Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tampa police arrest 48-year-old in Sebring woman’s 2018 murder - Tampa Bay Times
Tampa police arrest 48-year-old in Sebring woman’s 2018 murder  Tampa Bay Times

Gary Tyrone Danielle knew the victim, Laurie Marie Pietscher, according to Tampa police. She was found strangled last year.


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tampa police officer shows off motorcycle skills - WFLA
Tampa police officer shows off motorcycle skills  WFLA

Tampa Police Officer Dave Hazelzet shows off his incredible motor skills on Thursday!


Posted on Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Her body was found near a dumpster in Tampa. Who was she, and how did police make an arrest? - Tampa Bay Times
Her body was found near a dumpster in Tampa. Who was she, and how did police make an arrest?  Tampa Bay Times

TAMPA — One rainy night last October, a sheriff's deputy showed up at Art and Linda Pietscher's door in Michigan with news about their daughter in Florida.


Posted on Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



College Students Family Grieves As Tampa Police Seek Killer - Tampa, FL Patch
College Students Family Grieves As Tampa Police Seek Killer  Tampa, FL Patch

Family Grieves At Loss of 18-Year-Old FAU Student - Tampa, FL - Tampa Police are asking for help to find the killer of an 18-year-old college student who was ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Attorney says evidence shows culture of misconduct at Tampa PD - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
Attorney says evidence shows culture of misconduct at Tampa PD  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

The Tampa Police Department is still nursing a black eye, with 10 of its officers in trouble for breaking department policies and procedures.


Posted on Fri, 19 Apr 2019 22:27:00 GMT



TPD Real Time Crime Center helps investigate crimes as officers are dispatched - ABC Action News
TPD Real Time Crime Center helps investigate crimes as officers are dispatched  ABC Action News

TAMPA, FLA - The Tampa Police Department started a team they said helps them solve crimes faster. Since the Real Time Crime Center opened in December, ...


Posted on Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



 

 
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