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The Tampa Tribune
Buchanan Middle used Instagram to seek nude photos, sex from students, deputies saymedia application to ask one of the girls for nude photos and sex and a second
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 18 minutes ago
media application to ask one of the girls for nude photos and sex and a second girl for nude photos, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff�s Office. Both girls are 13, deputies said. Bradford befriended one of the girls on Instagram... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Fla. detectives: Teacher's aide arrested for soliciting middle school students for sex on Instagramof those two students. HCSO stated that Bradford is a teacher at Buchanan Midd
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 34 minutes ago
of those two students. HCSO stated that Bradford is a teacher at Buchanan Middle School, where the students attend. The Hillsborough County School District later stated that Bradford was a teacher's aide at the school, not a teacher. All... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Fla. detectives: Teacher's aide arrested for soliciting middle school students for sex on Instagramof those two students. HCSO stated that Bradford is a teacher at Buchanan Midd
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 39 minutes ago
of those two students. HCSO stated that Bradford is a teacher at Buchanan Middle School, where the students attend. The Hillsborough County School District later stated that Bradford was a teacher's aide at the school, not a teacher. All... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Fla. detectives: Teacher's aide arrested for soliciting middle school students for sex on Instagramof those two students. HCSO stated that Bradford is a teacher at Buchanan Midd
KIVI Boise / Posted 44 minutes ago
of those two students. HCSO stated that Bradford is a teacher at Buchanan Middle School, where the students attend. The Hillsborough County School District later stated that Bradford was a teacher's aide at the school, not a teacher. All... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Man accused in Seminole Heights killings pleads not guiltyperiod has pleaded not guilty. Attorneys for Howell Emanuel Donaldson III file
The Tampa Tribune / Posted an hour ago
period has pleaded not guilty. Attorneys for Howell Emanuel Donaldson III filed the written plea Tuesday morning at the Hillsborough County Courthouse Annex in Tampa. His next hearing is scheduled for Jan. 25, at which time the state attorney�s... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Space heater likely cause of early-morning home fire in Valricotook firefighters about 20 minutes to control the fire in a mobile home on Pier
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 3 hours ago
took firefighters about 20 minutes to control the fire in a mobile home on Pierce Christine Drive, according to Hillsborough County Fire Rescue. The call came in about 5 a.m. and all occupants of the home were out by the time... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Ruskin artist to help poor kids build bikes reflecting their personalitiescan sign up at www.southshoreartscouncil.org. Students must be 12 to 16, live
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 4 hours ago
can sign up at www.southshoreartscouncil.org. Students must be 12 to 16, live in the South Shore area of southwest Hillsborough County, and demonstrate a willingness to "Go crazy, dream big and then ride it out of here," Parker... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Seminole Heights murders suspect won't appear as plea deliveredwas shot to death. Two days later, 32-year-old Monica Hoffa was slain. And on O
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 4 hours ago
was shot to death. Two days later, 32-year-old Monica Hoffa was slain. And on Oct. 19, Anthony Naiboa, 20, was killed after taking the wrong bus home from his new job. On Nov. 14, 60-year-old Ronald Felton was killed. Latest News: Hillsborough Cou... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Suspected Seminole Heights killer to be arraigned in courtHeights murder cases will continue Tuesday morning when suspected serial killer
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 4 hours ago
Heights murder cases will continue Tuesday morning when suspected serial killer Howell Donaldson III is arraigned in Hillsborough County court. However, Donaldson will not make an appearance. A document Donaldson’s lawyer filed with the... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Driven by demand, Planned Parenthood opens second clinic in Tampadoctors and staff are not uncommon. But despite all this, Planned Parenthood j
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
doctors and staff are not uncommon. But despite all this, Planned Parenthood just opened its second health center in Hillsborough County. It sits in a nondescript shopping plaza off a busy stretch of Bearss Avenue, sandwiched between an... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Daystarter: Find out Politifact’s 2017 Lie of the Year; Alabama voters finally go to the polls; and Obamacare enrollment is strong in Floridacocktails are fueled by wholesome cold-pressed goodies from Urban Juice. Read h
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
cocktails are fueled by wholesome cold-pressed goodies from Urban Juice. Read here what she found in a couple of visits � Hillsborough County has become one of only two counties in Florida with two Planned Parenthood clinics. A second location... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Court documents show possible link between murder suspect, Seminole Heightsgunned down. We asked the state attorney’s office if they were looking into th
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 12 hours ago
gunned down. We asked the state attorney’s office if they were looking into this connection. A spokesperson said they couldn’t confirm or deny if they were looking into this because they don’t reveal case strategy. Latest News: Hillsborough C... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Florida man urinates in middle of Steak ‘n Shake in front of dozens of customersTAMPA, Fla — Hillsborough County deputies arrested a man they say urinated in f
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 13 hours ago
TAMPA, Fla — Hillsborough County deputies arrested a man they say urinated in front of dozens of people in the middle of a Steak ‘n Shake on Saturday night. James Steadman, 45, was sitting in a booth inside the Steak ‘n Shake in Tampa around 11:40... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Florida man urinates in middle of Steak ‘n Shake in front of dozens of customersTAMPA, Fla — Hillsborough County deputies arrested a man they say urinated in f
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 13 hours ago
TAMPA, Fla — Hillsborough County deputies arrested a man they say urinated in front of dozens of people in the middle of a Steak ‘n Shake on Saturday night. James Steadman, 45, was sitting in a booth inside the Steak ‘n Shake in Tampa around 11:40... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Florida man urinates in middle of Steak ‘n Shake in front of dozens of customersTAMPA, Fla — Hillsborough County deputies arrested a man they say urinated in f
KIVI Boise / Posted 13 hours ago
TAMPA, Fla — Hillsborough County deputies arrested a man they say urinated in front of dozens of people in the middle of a Steak ‘n Shake on Saturday night. James Steadman, 45, was sitting in a booth inside the Steak ‘n Shake in Tampa around 11:40... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Florida man urinates in middle of Steak ‘n Shake in front of dozens of customersCourtesy of the Steak ‘n Shake Facebook page Hillsborough County deputies arre
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 15 hours ago
Courtesy of the Steak ‘n Shake Facebook page Hillsborough County deputies arrested a man they say urinated in front of dozens of people in the middle of a Steak ‘n Shake on Saturday night. James Steadman, 45, was sitting in a booth inside the Steak... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Tampa Police release cost estimates for Seminole Heights investigationinvestigation, Hegarty estimated the costs to a little under $1,000 a day. He s
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 15 hours ago
investigation, Hegarty estimated the costs to a little under $1,000 a day. He said the overtime hours could have been much higher if it weren’t for the help of federal, state and local law enforcement authorities. Latest News: Hillsborough... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Hillsborough teachers' union not yet ready to declare impasse over pay raise fightof the taxpayers' dollar," Eakins said. "It's our hope we continue the convers
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 15 hours ago
of the taxpayers' dollar," Eakins said. "It's our hope we continue the conversation." Instances like what's happening in Hillsborough County don't do much to help improve interest in college-level education programs, according to University of... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Accused Seminole Heights killer waives right to appear at court TuesdayOct. 19 and Ronald Felton on Nov. 14 in the southeast Seminole Heights neighbor
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 21 hours ago
Oct. 19 and Ronald Felton on Nov. 14 in the southeast Seminole Heights neighborhood. He appeared shackled and handled by Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies. Donaldson's parents have until early January 2018 to answer questions about... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Rick Scott's Florida job-growth funding gains Joe Negron's supportto Florida, requires the money go to regional projects rather than single busin
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 22 hours ago
to Florida, requires the money go to regional projects rather than single businesses. Among the largest requests: • Hillsborough County, Apollo Beach Boulevard extension. A $33.6 million project along the “I-75 Job Corridor” linking U.S. 41... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
felons can't vote in Florida. Would you vote to change that?for 48 hours. I do feel like I paid my dues and basically lost everything that
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
for 48 hours. I do feel like I paid my dues and basically lost everything that I had,” She lost her job with the Hillsborough County School District and her house after she was found guilty of exploiting the elderly 14 years ago. “My... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
AIDS walk shows how far progress has come, how much left to doand together they will persevere. “It’s not a killer anymore, it’s a manageabl
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 days ago
and together they will persevere. “It’s not a killer anymore, it’s a manageable disease,” says Green. Both Pinellas and Hillsborough County have Ryan White Clinics and funding. It provides primary medical care and essential support services for... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Loud 'boom' rattles Bay area residentsthat. It seems, for now, the loud boom remains a mystery. We are aware of the
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
that. It seems, for now, the loud boom remains a mystery. We are aware of the loud boom heard across Polk and parts of Hillsborough County but do not know what caused it. We will share any additional info we receive Latest News: Tampa... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Group gathers to support bill banning fracking in Floridathat without a study, the bill would leave the state susceptible to lawsuits fr
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
that without a study, the bill would leave the state susceptible to lawsuits from property owners. The group plans to rally again in Tallahassee on Jan. 31 at the Floridians for Reclaiming Florida’s Future event. Latest News: Hillsborough... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Hindu leader wants mural moved for ‘disrespecting a sacred symbol'it on a nearby wall is fine with us.” Zed sent notice of his concerns regardin
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 days ago
it on a nearby wall is fine with us.” Zed sent notice of his concerns regarding the mural to Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, Hillsborough County Board of Commissioners Chair Sandra Murman and South Seminole Heaths Civic Association President Stephen... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Officials investigating 'boom' heard across Polk, Hillsborough countiesbut as of yet there has been no official word of a cause. We are aware of the
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 days ago
but as of yet there has been no official word of a cause. We are aware of the loud boom heard across Polk and parts of Hillsborough County but do not know what caused it. We will share any additional info we receive We have spoken with... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
A mysterious boom baffles Tampa Bay, and official sources shrug1:54 p.m., from as far away as Zephyrhills. Crews were dispatched to State Road
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
1:54 p.m., from as far away as Zephyrhills. Crews were dispatched to State Road 52 and U.S. 19. They didn�t find anything. Hillsborough County Sheriff�s Office spokesman Larry McKinnon said his office also got a call from someone who heard an... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Florida Dems choose new leaderRusso endorsed Patel. On Saturday the field narrowed to two candidates, when A
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Russo endorsed Patel. On Saturday the field narrowed to two candidates, when Alma Gonzalez, a state committeewoman from Hillsborough County, threw her support to Rizzo.With the Democrats trying to reclaim the governor's office and defend U.S.... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Officials investigating 'boom' heard across Polk, Hillsborough countiesof a cause. Lakeland police said they are investigating. We are aware of the
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 days ago
of a cause. Lakeland police said they are investigating. We are aware of the loud boom heard across Polk and parts of Hillsborough County but do not know what caused it. We will share any additional info we receive We have spoken with... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Early voting starts today for Special General ElectionsEarly voting starts Saturday, Dec. 9, for the 2017 Special General Elections.
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 3 days ago
Early voting starts Saturday, Dec. 9, for the 2017 Special General Elections. Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Craig Latimer is reminding voters to plan to vote in the Special General Elections for State Represtative, District 58. Early... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Deputies: Friend didn’t pull trigger, still faces murder charge23-year-old man faces a charge of felony murder in connection with a drug deal
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
23-year-old man faces a charge of felony murder in connection with a drug deal that left his friend dead, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff�s Office. Daundrea Lamar Butler is not accused of taking part in the murder, however. He was... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
‘It’s like an insane nightmare’: Parents question private company hired to drive special needs kids to schoolwith the Lyft-owned company in December 2013, district officials said. That mo
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
with the Lyft-owned company in December 2013, district officials said. That money is paying for 215 ALC vans to take 240 Hillsborough County students to and from school this academic year. Last year, the district paid for 103 vehicles to... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Man charged after 3-month Pelham drug probeFord Explorer, was seized pending a search warrant. Detectives in the Pelham Po
Lowell Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Ford Explorer, was seized pending a search warrant. Detectives in the Pelham Police Department, in conjunction with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Department Street Crimes Task Force, began to gather information on a drug trafficking... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Gold Shield Foundation honors Bondihundred business supporters, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn and first responders incl
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
hundred business supporters, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn and first responders including Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan and Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister. "I�ve never stopped loving being a prosecutor," Bondi said of her previous role... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Water Street Tampa chooses JW Marriott to run new 519-room hotelconventions. "It�s definitely a premium brand," Alex Kaptzan, vice president o
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
conventions. "It�s definitely a premium brand," Alex Kaptzan, vice president of convention sales at Visit Tampa Bay, Hillsborough County�s convention planning organization. "I�m expecting it to be transformational." Here�s how: So far, Tampa... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Valrico man charged with attempted murder after trying to stab man in Seffner, deputies saylast month, deputies said. Ronald C. Westendorf was arrested Tuesday on a warr
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
last month, deputies said. Ronald C. Westendorf was arrested Tuesday on a warrant in Pinellas County and booked into the Hillsborough County jail on Thursday, records show. According to a Hillsborough County Sheriff�s Office arrest report,... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
How the federal tax bill could make it more expensive to build the Rays a new ballparkgovernment, depending on your point of view � tens of millions of dollars on st
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
government, depending on your point of view � tens of millions of dollars on stadiums across Tampa Bay. Officials in both Hillsborough County and St. Petersburg � the communities that have taken the lead on Rays negotiations � say that if it... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
How the federal tax bill could make it more expensive to build the Rays a new ballparkgovernment, depending on your point of view � tens of millions of dollars on st
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
government, depending on your point of view � tens of millions of dollars on stadiums across Tampa Bay. Officials in both Hillsborough County and St. Petersburg � the communities that have taken the lead on Rays negotiations � say that if it... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Tampa-area sex offender on run after not updating home address55, did not update his residential address within 48 hours of changing it and n
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 3 days ago
55, did not update his residential address within 48 hours of changing it and now is wanted for arrest, according to a Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office news release. In addition, he has not re-registered as an offender. Anyone with... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
City of Tampa to Florida House Speaker: Take this suit and shove itby city council, and are expected to give local hotels upwards of $1.5 million
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 3 days ago
by city council, and are expected to give local hotels upwards of $1.5 million per year for a fund, controlled by the Hillsborough County Hotel and Motel Association (HCHMA). HCHMA Executive Director Bob Morrison said the organization hoped... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
What you need to know for Friday, Dec. 8Caitlin Johnston explains what drivers can expect. � Here�s the dilemma for th
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Caitlin Johnston explains what drivers can expect. � Here�s the dilemma for the parents of Howell Emanuel Donaldson III: Hillsborough County�s top prosecutors want to question them to learn what they may know of their son�s potential involvement... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
More school board negotiations over teacher pay raises set for FridayAnother round of negotiations are slated for Friday between the Hillsborough Co
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 4 days ago
Another round of negotiations are slated for Friday between the Hillsborough County School Board and the teacher's association. Teachers claim bonus would amount to $92 Teachers... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Accused Tampa killer indicted, his parents face contempt hearingone of Donaldson’s parents said during a hearing that they are considering leav
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 4 days ago
one of Donaldson’s parents said during a hearing that they are considering leaving town after receiving death threats. The Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office, in court motions, accused the parents of indirect criminal contempt for refusing... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Boy, 9, alert after being struck by vehicle on Bruce B. Downs� A 9-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle on Bruce B. Downs Boulevard near Bea
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
� A 9-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle on Bruce B. Downs Boulevard near Bearss Avenue on Thursday, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff�s Office. The child suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital for... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Accused Tampa killer indicted, his parents face contempt hearingone of Donaldson's parents said during a hearing that they are considering leav
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
one of Donaldson's parents said during a hearing that they are considering leaving town after receiving death threats. The Hillsborough County State Attorney's Office, in court motions, accused the parents of indirect criminal contempt for refusing... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
9 year old pedestrian injured in Tampa traffic crashHillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies are on the scene of a traffic cra
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 4 days ago
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies are on the scene of a traffic crash involving a vehicle striking a nine-year-old pedestrian earlier Thursday. The crash reportedly occurred at the intersection of Bearss Avenue and Bruce B. Downs... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
9-old child hit by car on busy North Tampa roadTAMPA -- Police are investigating a crash involving a vehicle and a 9-year-old
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 4 days ago
TAMPA -- Police are investigating a crash involving a vehicle and a 9-year-old child Thursday evening. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, the child has non-life threatening injuries and is alert at the hospital. The driver of... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Accused Tampa killer indicted, his parents face contempt hearingone of Donaldson's parents said during a hearing that they are considering leav
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 4 days ago
one of Donaldson's parents said during a hearing that they are considering leaving town after receiving death threats. The Hillsborough County State Attorney's Office, in court motions, accused the parents of indirect criminal contempt for refusing... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
FishHawk community fondly remembers philanthropist who never said ‘No’the support of the community. They�re not alone." Scigliano died Saturday whil
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
the support of the community. They�re not alone." Scigliano died Saturday while directing traffic for a fundraiser for Hillsborough County Deputy Larry Morrell, a 25-year veteran of the Sheriff�s Office and DUI investigator who died from cancer... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
January contempt hearing set for parents of suspect in Seminole Heights killingsTAMPA � Here�s the dilemma for the parents of Howell Emanuel Donaldson III: Hi
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
TAMPA � Here�s the dilemma for the parents of Howell Emanuel Donaldson III: Hillsborough County�s top prosecutors want to question them to learn what they may know of their son�s potential involvement in four Seminole Heights murders. But if Howell... Read more
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