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  1. Tampa mom charged with manslaughter after baby dies from cocaine exposureRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Megan Rand, 34, faces one count of aggravated manslaughter of a child, according to a Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office news release. Investigators say deputies responded early on April 24 to the family home in the area of 9700 Long Meadow Drive on a call of an unresponsive child.

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  2. Cross Bay Ferry service set to return to Tampa BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    People on either side of Tampa Bay have yet another option of getting across without taking a bridge: Cross Bay Ferry water service is back. Officials on Tuesday announced service will start Thursday, Nov. 1, with six months of trips between Tampa and St. Petersburg scheduled through April 2019.

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  3. Hillsborough Co. Sheriff's Office to run series of training exercises around Port Tampa BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is expected to run a series of training exercises around Port Tampa Bay on Tuesday and Wednesday. "These drills are reflective of the unified effort that would absolutely come about should there be an actual threat at Port Tampa Bay.

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  4. City of Tampa details plans to improve pedestrian safety along Bayshore Blvd.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Five months ago, a young mom and her daughter were killed while crossing Bayshore Blvd. after police say three teenagers were racing. According to the City of Tampa website , the city plans to install rectangular rapid flashing beacons and enhance the crosswalks at four additional locations on Bayshore Blvd. south of Howard Ave. with hopes to improve pedestrian safety.

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  5. Medicare Advantage growing as new insurers compete to sell to seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Health care experts widely expected the Affordable Care Act to hobble Medicare Advantage, the government-funded private health plans that millions of seniors have chosen as an alternative to the original Medicare. To pay for expanding coverage to the uninsured, the 2010 law cut billions of dollars in federal payments to the plans.

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  6. Falcons 21, Bucs 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers return to the field after their bye week, and for the first time this season, Jameis Winston will start at quarterback. He and the Bucs go up against the 1-4 Falcons.

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  7. Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office sees applications skyrocket since loosening standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    TAMPA, Fla.-The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office has been flooded with hundreds of applicants who want to become deputies after it let loose on some of its hiring standards. EXCLUSIVE I This is one of the first physical testing classes @HCSOSheriff is holding on a Saturday.

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  8. Conde Nast Traveler reader's name Tampa International Airport one of America's finestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    TAMPA, Fla.-A good or bad airport can make or break trip, but if you're flying out of Tampa International Airport the chances are you're going to have a good experience. The survey ranked airports on food and drinks choices, retailers, Wi-Fi, fitness and probably most importantly the ease of connections, according to the article.

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  9. Woman crawls to escape car crushed by tree in TampaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Before she knew it, a huge branch fell from a tree and toward her windshield. She hit the brake as it crashed into her car Wednesday evening on North Habana Avenue near MLK Jr. Blvd. Gonzalez was trapped in the car for just a minute afterward as other drivers stopped and ran to help.

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  10. One dead after multi-vehicle crash on Bruce B. Downs Blvd. in TampaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The crash happened about 5:27 p.m. in the 15000 block of the road. At least four vehicles were involved, and one of the occupants died at the scene.

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  11. Here's how to help those impacted by Hurricane MichaelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    TAMPA, Fla.-With one of the worst storms in history to hit the Florida Panhandle, many people are ready to jump in and help those affected. Donate online at this link or call 1-800-725-2769.

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  12. Flooding from Hurricane Michael brings some road closures to the Tampa Bay areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Heads-up to drivers heading out Wednesday morning: Roads in the Tampa Bay area are seeing some of the flooding effects of Hurricane Michael. TAMPA BAY, Fla.- As Hurricane Michael takes aim at the Panhandle, drivers around the Tampa Bay area could feel some impacts on the roads.

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  13. Land isn't the problem in Rays' Stadium Saga; funding isRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The decision on the long-term home of the Rays has very little to do with location and everything to do with financing. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.

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  14. New pass program announced for Busch Gardens, Adventure Islands, SeaWorld, AquaticaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Seaworld, Aquatica, Busch Gardens and Adventure Island are offering a new pass program as part of their "best year ever" campaign. The new program is part of the parks' "best year ever" campaign and is divided into four tiers, according to a news release: Big savings, best value.

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  15. President Trump to nominate Florida's Ronald Douglas Johnson for ambassador roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Trump announced he intends to nominate Ronald Douglas Johnson to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of El Salvador. A release from the White House came Wednesday, along with another nomination for a new director of the U.S. Marshal Service.

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  16. Man believed to have been kidnapped in Tampa found in Jacksonville, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Detectives say the ordeal began in the parking lot of the Four Points by Sheraton Suites Tampa Airport Westshore hotel on W. Cypress Street in Tampa. A hotel guest told police he was awakened around 1 a.m. Tuesday by a commotion on the building's east side.

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  17. Semi-truck veers off I-75 overpass onto Fowler Avenue in Tampa, killing one personRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A tractor-trailer lost control and fell off an Interstate 75 overpass onto another vehicle on Fowler Avenue, killing one person in the other vehicle. The Florida Highway Patrol on Tuesday said a vehicle entered the ramp onto northbound I-75, then lost control and spun across the interstate.

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  18. 'I don't know why it's happening.' | Tampa Bay sees spike in murder-suicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Encourage those around you to seek help if you begin noticing signs of isolation or they express feelings of hopelessness. They are trained to handle stress, but even workers at Tampa Bay's Crisis Center say they can't recall seeing anything like this: Six cases of murder-suicide or attempted murder-suicide in our area in just the past few days.

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  19. Tampa Police officer helps family of ducks cross busy road near Raymond James StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The Tampa Police Department shared a video on Facebook of Officer Mark Landry stopping busy traffic to help a family of ducks cross.

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  20. Tampa police: Drunken man holds 3 people hostage, situation ends peacefullyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Police were called to investigate an aggravated assault after 3 a.m. to the area of West Eldred Drive near North Rome Avenue. Tampa police say the man, armed with a gun, held three people hostage for several hours.

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