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Nijah Pretzer makes doughnuts for $7.99 an hour at a Dunkin' Donuts on E Busch Boulevard in Tampa.
The resourceful folks at Current of Tampa Bay, known for their Best of the Bay-winning Laundry Project, have organized another event aimed at helping low-income families, and this one's right in keeping with the season.
Tampa City Hall on Friday issued two requests for proposals from developers for two vacant, city-owned sites in Ybor City.
Federal agents charged three men in connection with the armed robbery of the International Diamond Center on Dale Mabry Boulevard in Tampa, Florida on November 22, 2013.
It's a Starbucks apocalypse for fans of the Gingerbread Latte . Just in time for the holidays, the coffee chain quietly took the popular drink off the menu; baristas are under corporate orders not to order the materials to make the drink for the rest of this holiday season.
A man who went on a rampage of assaults in early September, touching off a massive daylong manhunt, had heavy amounts of a chemical substance that is common in illegal bath salts in his body when he was shot to death by police.
Tampa, Florida-- Lowry Park Zoo's Wild Wonderland will have more than 1 million holiday lights this year, promising more "z oohs and aaahs than anywhere!" And that's not all! According to the Wild Wonderland Website , there will be an all new Magical Frozen Forest, the chance to hangout with Santa and REAL reindeer, a 100-foot long "Arctic Freeze ... (more)
The bay area faces three options that will decide the fate of its cruise ship industry: raise the Sunshine Skyway Bridge to allow megacruise ships of the future to pass beneath; build a new cruise terminal west of the bridge for megaships without having them go under the bridge; or do nothing and watch Tampa lose its cruise ship business to ports ... (more)
Many of us grew up lamenting that we had no snow on Christmas. Kids today - lucky little, um ... darlings - don't have to miss out.
In this May 30, 2000 file photo, Valessa Robinson, 17, center, is escorted from Hillsborough County circuit court in Tampa, Fla., after being sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Police are asking for the public's help in finding the suspect who shot and killed a man on Thursday evening.
In answer to a viewer concern regarding drivers not effectively triggering traffic lights, I spoke with Peter Brett, Chief Engineer for the City of Tampa Transportation Division about the ways Tampa handles intersection control.
This Thursday poses far too many options when it comes to music. In St. Pete, you've got the NOLA-bred eclectic rock brew of The Revivalists at Local 662, or the holiday-themed Cloak + Dagger show at The Bends, with special guest spinner Jesse Scotto.
The community has retained the atmosphere and traditions brought to us by Greek sponge divers at the beginning of the century through sponge diving and the biggest Epiphany celebration in the United States.
On November 22, two suspects walked into the International Diamond Center on Dale Mabry Highway and robbed the store at gunpoint.
Two draft ordinances that might have rolled back the hours that bars, nightclubs and restaurants in Tampa could serve alcohol - from the current 3 a.m. back to midnight - died at today's Tampa City Council meeting.