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  1. Hate graffiti spray-painted on wall and in yardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ABC Action News

    Deputies found graffiti in Hillsborough County at two different locations. One wall was hit along Gornto Lake Road in Brandon, with the phrase "kill white people" spray painted.


  2. Police: Man gives phone to girl to sext teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 13 | ABC Action News

    BRANDON, Fla. - A former teacher at Rogers Middle school has been arrested for giving a student a smart phone with apps set up with the intent of her sending naked pictures and videos to other students.


  3. Dirty Dining: Vallarta's Mexican RestaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | ABC Action News

    "The meat tasted dried out. It didn't taste fresh," Zach Gray said, who had just eaten at Vallarta's Mexican Restaurant in Brandon.


  4. 1 dog killed, 1 dog rescued in fire in BrandonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | ABC Action News

    One dog is dead and another was rescued after a fire ripped through a home on Apline Drive in Brandon early Thursday. Hillsborough County Fire Rescue says when they arrived on scene they found flames through the roof of the home and a live power line was down.


  5. Deputies searching for Brandon burglary suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | ABC Action News

    The first incident occurred on June 24 around 4:50 a.m. when two unknown suspects entered a home on Prowmore Drive through an unlocked kitchen window. The suspects stole a 60 inch tv, a laptop and a purse before escaping through the sliding glass door of the home.


  6. Man drives over 2-year-old boy in strollerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | ABC Action News

    The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office reports a pick-up truck driver accidently drove over a toddler in a stroller within Sandy's Mobil Home Park in Gibsonton on Sunday. Deputies say at 4:20 p.m., 28-year-old Brandon Concepcion and the boy's grandfather, Randy Lear, were backing out of the driveway and did not see 2-year-old Zachary Ustaszewski in a stroller behind the truck.


  7. Deputies find vehicle and body of missing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | ABC Action News

    Behringer left a party at 12422 Creek Edge Drive in Riverview on Friday at 11:30 p.m., according to police. He texted a friend in Brandon and was enroute to the friend's house, however, he never arrived.


  8. National Donut Day freebie deals in Tampa BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | ABC Action News

    TAMPA, Fla. - June 3rd is National Donut Day. The "holiday" is always celebrated on the first Friday in June.


  9. Couple killed in Brandon collision MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | ABC Action News

    Richard Crete, 54, and Tonya Crete, 58, owned and operated Rich's Backyard Birds off Lithia Pinecrest Road in Valrico. According to Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies, Sanita Sookdeo, 48, of Dover was speeding and heading south on Parsons Avenue in a 2007 GMC Denali when she slammed into the back of the Crete's 2003 Acura.


  10. Brandon man sought in fatal nightclub shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | ABC Action News

    Steve Edmounds Evans, 32, of Brandon, is a suspect in a fatal shooting at the Taiga Nightclub on Causeway Boulevard in Brandon.


  11. HCSO: Business owner shoots robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | ABC Action News

    A business owner shot and killed a man who attempted to rob a Beverage Castle in Riverview Tuesday, authorities said. About noon Tuesday, a man wearing a bandana over his face and armed with a 9mm handgun walked into ACE Beverage Castle, 9401 South U.S. 301 in Riverview, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said.


  12. Business owner shoots man who tried to rob himRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | ABC Action News

    Joel Alberto Torres, 24, of Brandon, was shot multiple times by an owner of ACE Beverage Castle in Riverview on Tuesday. The Beverage Castle owner told Hillsborough County sheriff's deputies Torres was armed with a 9mm handgun during an armed robbery attempt.


  13. Brandon nonprofit offering career programRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | ABC Action News

    If you're looking for a job, it's easy to get frustrated by filling out countless resumes and never getting called for an interview. That's why a local nonprofit launched a program called "Job for Job" to give people much needed skills to stand out from the crowd.


  14. MISSING: 4 Brandon girls considered endangeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | ABC Action News

    Just after midnight early Friday morning, a staff member at A Kid's Place noticed a head count came up four short. The home is located at 1715 Lithia Pinecrest Road.


  15. Stolen gun found ditched next to tee-ball fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | ABC Action News

    A parent found a stolen gun ditched next to a tee-ball field during a game in Brandon. Deputies say the parent was retrieving a foul ball and found the gun under an oak tree at All Person's Park on Thursday.


  16. Woman recovering after dog kills yorkieRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | ABC Action News

    A Brandon woman is recovering and grieving the loss of her own dog, Honey after she says two neighborhood dogs got loose and attacked. Georgette Walker, 68, was in her garage when she says two unleashed, uncollared dogs wandering the neighborhood charged up her driveway and attacked her.


  17. Child died, 5 people injured in Riverview crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | ABC Action News

    A 1-year-old child died and 5 people, including 3 children, were injured in a two-car traffic crash on U.S. 301 in Riverview Saturday night, authorities said. Shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday., a 2010 Infiniti QX56 was traveling southbound on U.S 301 when the driver of the Infiniti attempted to make an illegal left turn onto Bloomingdale Avenue, Florida Highway Patrol spokesman Steve Gaskins said in a news release.


  18. Manufacturing industry badly needs workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | ABC Action News

    Nationwide, there are an estimated half million open jobs with no one qualified to fill them. That's the problem the manufacturing industry faces.


  19. Woman hit and killed in BrandonRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2016 | ABC Action News

    A 44-year-old woman died late Saturday night when she stepped out into traffic on South Parsons Avenue in Brandon and was struck by a Jeep Cherokee. Cynthia McMillan was wearing all black clothing about 11:30 p.m. when she ran into the northbound lane of South Parson Avenue from the west shoulder of the road, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.


  20. Homeless count digs deeper with outreach effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | ABC Action News

    In the Eastern Hillsborough "bedroom communities" of Brandon, Valrico, Seffner and such, the suburban sylvan scene is expected. But today, volunteers peered past the obvious for insight into the area's insidious indigent inhabitants.


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