Hillsborough County Newswire (Page 8)

Hillsborough County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Hillsborough County, FL. (Page 8)

Results 141 - 160 of 4,328 in Hillsborough County, FL

  1. Is 'bus ticket therapy' for homeless a real thing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... to help a young homeless mother and her three children get off the streets have incurred the wrath of Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office and the Tampa Police Department after the family was sent there via Greyhound... In the ...

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  2. Are Hillsborough commissioners on verge of consensus days before crucial transportation vote?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Traffic on northbound Interstate 275 backs up earlier this year in Tampa, as seen from the southbound lanes. Hillsborough County commissioners said Friday they could be near a consensus on a transportation plan, but it may not be the 30-year, half-cent plan that many parties have already endorsed.

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  3. Editorial: A fresh start for MOSI in downtown TampaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... for years and has relied on taxpayer support to pay its bills. Though MOSI is run by a nonprofit, Hillsborough County owns its building and 80 acres in north Tampa. So how would taxpayers be made whole by a move, which the County Commission must ...

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  4. Fight between men leads to fatal stabbing in BrandonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Authorities are investigating the fatal stabbing of a 39-year-old man this week to determine whether criminal charges should be filed. Octavius Dean Ware was stabbed by his girlfriend's son about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday after an argument at an apartment at 1602 Harvard Woods Drive, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

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  5. St. Petersburg's pumped to recruit talent, jobs via new EDC while city 'vibe' stays hotRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... organizations aimed at recruiting businesses and jobs to their cities, metro area or states. Tampa and Hillsborough County - the "Macy's" of the bay area, as Vivio calls it - operate the dominant EDC. That organization has been strikingly successful ...

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  6. Personify Holds Successful User Conference, Announces 2017 LocationRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2016 | PRWeb

    ... Education Foundation , a nonprofit dedicated to uniting businesses and community partners in support of Hillsborough County Public Schools. Merrell Dickey, Senior Director of Development, was on hand to accept the award. Another highlight of ...

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  7. Handicapped man's specialized bicycle stolen outside Tampa WawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    A handicap man's specially outfitted hand bike was swiped from outside a Wawa this week, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. Now deputies are asking for the public's help in reuniting 28-year-old Henry Spell of Tampa with his $2,000 bicycle.

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  8. Artsfusion to Present Staged Reading of Echo Nevada by Anna BrennenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... fellowships: one from the State of Florida Cultural Affairs Division and one from the Arts Council of Hillsborough County and the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners. She has now completed a draft and is eager for the public's ...

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  9. Arrest Made In Fatal Valrico Bar ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Patch.com

    A 29-year-old Valrico man faces second-degree murder charges following a fatal shooting at the One Night Stand bar Thursday morning. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, Logan Schwab was charged in the case that began to unfold around 3:15 a.m. at the 1602 E. State Road 60 bar.

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  10. Man charged with murder after shooting coworker at bar in Valrico, deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Deputies arrested a man late Thursday and charged him with second-degree murder in connection to a fatal shooting at a bar. Logan M. Schwab, 29, admitted to shooting 25-year-old Evan Godwin as the two men argued in the parking lot of the One Night Stand bar, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said.

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  11. Dover double homicide suspect appears in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | ABC Action News

    ... in a shed on their Dover property. Nancy was 73 years old and John was 76 years old. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the home for a welfare check. The couple weren't seen for a few days and mail was ...

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  12. Hillsboroughcounty 30 mins ago 10:50 p.m.Hillsborough pit bull owner find in deadly dog attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A Hillsborough County pit bull owner is in trouble after the dog attacked and killed a Brandon woman's precious pet. Georgette Walker is wheelchair bound and tried to fend off the attack, but couldn't save her Yorkshire Terrier named Honey.

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  13. Gyrocopter pilot who landed at U.S. Capitol sentenced to 4 months in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... to violate the airspace surrounding Washington, D.C." Hughes has been confined mainly to his home in Hillsborough County, Florida. On April 12, he dropped his publicized bid for Congress challenging Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the chair of the ...

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  14. Hillsborough tourism officials report $14.2 million in bed taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Tourism officials launched some creative marketing ideas in New England and the United Kingdom this winter as Hillsborough County collected more than $14 million in bed taxes, which was up nearly 15 percent from the year before. The marketing campaigns included sending "protesters" into the streets of Boston earlier this year with blue and yellow signs that read: "End weather oppression... Sunshine is not a crime... Make sand castles not snowmen" and "I'd rather be in Tampa."

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  15. FL: Tampa Chamber Supports Sales Tax for Go Hillsborough Transportation PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Mass Transit

    ... community transportation plan, a list of more than 400 road, bridge, trail and mass transit projects. Hillsborough County commissioners will decide Wednesday whether to put the tax and project list on the Nov. 8 ballot. "Transportation improvements ...

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  16. Rural home fires harder to fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... signs you can see from the road that a home caught fire in Odessa on Thursday morning. Around 3:30 a.m., Hillsborough County firefighters rushed to the scene to find the home engulfed. A man and his 90-year-old mother made it out alive. Dunsmore ...

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  17. Search Called Off For Navy Officer From LawrencevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Patch.com

    The search for a Navy officer from Lawrenceville who went missing on Tuesday after reportedly diving into the water west of Bahia Beach to retrieve a stuck anchor has been called off. "The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office suspended the search and rescue for Kenneth Gates as of Thursday afternoon," an email from the agency stated.

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  18. No close hydrants to fight Odessa mansion fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | ABC Action News

    ... they were transported and released from a nearby hospital. The 6,000 square foot home is in a part of Hillsborough County without nearby fire hydrants because the area depends on a water well. The fire department trains in rural areas to know where ...

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  19. VW Will Buy Back Some Diesel Cars, Announcing A Deal With U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... hearing is Tom Young, who's suing Volkswagen on behalf of the environmental protection commission in Hillsborough County, Florida. In an email, he notes that the plan unveiled today "does not include damages that may be levied against VW by the many ...

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  20. Local Historical Writer Doris Weatherford Honored With Lifetime Achievement AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Osprey Observer

    ... the 12 books written by Weatherford, two of them feature local history including Real Women of Tampa and Hillsborough County and They Dared to Dream: Florida Women Who Shaped History. The latter book was published in 2015. A recent visit to the ...

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