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  1. Deputies search for missing endangered 1YO girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | ABC Action News

    HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. - The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating missing endangered 1-year-old Plant City girl.

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  2. Divers search for missing boater on Lake GibsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 30 | ABC Action News

    A search is underway on the lake for 32-year-old Cornelius Wiggins of Plant City, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said. The Polk County Sheriff's Office notified the FWC about 5:30 p.m. Saturday about a report of a missing boater on Lake Gibson, FWC spokesman Officer James Boogaerts said.

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  3. Police investigate officer-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | ABC Action News

    The shooting occurred before 8 a.m. at the BP Gas Station on Park Road and Alsobrook Street in Plant City.

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  4. Deputies: Man exposes himself to kids at poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Deputies in Hillsborough County responded to a report of a man who intentionally exposed himself to juveniles at a swimming pool in Plant City on Monday afternoon. When deputies arrived on scene they spoke to the kids who told them that the man exposed his genitals to them while watching them swim in the pool.

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  5. Hillsborough Co. trash service cost could go up3 mins agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Hillsborough County has proposed an increase to pick up trash and dispose of it from 290,000 households for 2018. The county provides homeowners a one-time annual assessment for trash pickup and disposal of services on their property taxes, compared to some municipalities that charge the services on their water bills.

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  6. Hospital touts importance of aphasia awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Officials at South Florida Baptist Hospital in Plant City are highlighting the importance of recognizing someone living with the language disorder. Stroke is the No.

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  7. Caretaker arrested for sexual batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | ABC Action News

    According to detectives, a Plant City caretaker is in jail for taking advantage of one of the very people he was supposed to protect. Detectives arrested Brian Coffee, 55, Tuesday for the sexual battery of a mentally and physically disabled adult at an Assisted Living Facility in Hillsborough County.

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  8. 2 teens killed, 1 injured en route to graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Two Polk County high school students died on their way to a graduation ceremony on Thursday night in Plant City. Edilberto Nava-Marcos, 18, was identified as the driver of the 2002 Toyota Corolla with 18-year-old Pepe Salgado and 15-year-old Frinzi Salgado-Diaz as passengers.

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  9. Drought forces County to shutdown boat rampsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | ABC Action News

    HILLSBOROUGH CO., Fla. - Drought conditions in the Tampa Bay Area are causing all kinds of problems; alligators are roaming, lawns are struggling, and it's even causing dangerous boating conditions.

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  10. MLK Blvd to see fixes after 3 crash deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | ABC Action News

    The Florida Department of Transportation is developing construction plans to add lanes and reconstruct a 2.4 mile segment of the S.R. 574 in Hillsborough County. There are plans to widen the road from a two-lane, undivided road to a four-lane divided road with raised median, according to an FDOT project description.

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  11. Painful & poisonous puss caterpillars are backRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | ABC Action News

    PLANT CITY, Fla. - "It was the most blood-curdling scream I've ever heard." Her 5-year-old son, Tucker, had been playing outside, under the oak trees in their Plant City yard.

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  12. WATCH | Fire Rescue pulls horse from thick mudRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | ABC Action News

    On the evening of Monday May 15, 2017 Hillsborough County Fire Rescue responded to a trapped horse in the 2200 block of Retreat Ln. in Plant City. When Firefighters from Station 25 arrived they reported a 25-year-old horse trapped in thick mud.

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  13. Man fatally stabs self after theft, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | ABC Action News

    A man who police said accidentally fatally stabbed himself near a Lowe's Home Improvement Store in Plant City Friday has been identified as a Lakeland man. Jerry Ellis Word, 53, of Lakeland died after he sustained what Plant City police said they believed to be a self-inflicted blade wound to the upper body, the Plant City Police Department said.

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  14. Infant left in hot car while mom paid fineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | ABC Action News

    A Tampa woman has been arrested after she reportedly left her infant in the car while she went inside of the Hillsborough County Courthouse to pay a fine on Friday, April 21. Friday afternoon, an off-duty Plant City police officer was flagged down by concerned citizens who noticed an infant left in an unattended vehicle. The police officer observed the infant sitting inside of the black vehicle that was turned off and says the infant was showing signs of distress.

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  15. Crews respond to brush fire in Plant CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Hillsborough Fire Rescue, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office and the Florida Forest Service responded to the scene of a brush fire in the 2700 block of Jim Johnson Road in Plant City.

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  16. Bid on the contents of Plant City's Red Rose InnRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | ABC Action News

    PLANT CITY, Fla. - Plant City's Red Rose Inn was legendary for its hospitality and its over the top "Gone with the Wind" style.

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  17. HCSO: violent suspect wanted in Plant CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Jose Alberto Esparza is wanted for several violent crimes, including aggravated assault. Detectives believe he's responsible for an armed home invasion robbery last month on Northview Road in south Plant City.

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  18. Parents fight end of courtesy busingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Along State Road 574 in Plant City, if the Hillsborough County School District follows through on it's plan to eliminate Courtesy busing for kids who live less than two miles from school, the kids who go to Tomlin Middle School may be forced to walk along a busy stretch of road...a road where the state records show there have been 28 accidents since 2011, including three fatalities. "It's dangerous... Just living right here we've seen like three crashes," says Isabella Minjares, who used to go to Tomlin Middle School in Plant City.

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  19. Two brothers dead, third person hurt in shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Two brothers are dead, and a third hospitalized following a shooting in rural Plant City. Beyond the strawberry fields and livestock off Varn Road near Knights Griffin Rd., Hillsborough County deputies say two brothers, Milton and Perry Varn, both in their 60s, drove to the middle of a pasture Saturday afternoon.

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  20. Fire burns Farm and Flea Market, destroys cafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Hillsborough County Fire Rescue responded to the call at 12:40 a.m. Friday at the Plant City Farm and Flea Market at 708 W. Sam Allen Rd. They say there is no easy access to water so it had to be shuttled in. Officials say Cafe Ruiz within the farmers market is completely destroyed, but there are no injuries.

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