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Toddler hit & killed by city truck in Tampa

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Tampa Police detectives are investigating the death of a toddler on Thursday night. A TPD spokesperson confirms the child was struck and killed by a vehicle at the Tampa Park Apartments at 1015 Lily Court. More>>

Medical marijuana debate comes to Lakeland

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There are just two months left to make your decision. Should Florida legalize medical marijuana? Hundreds packed into an auditorium in Lakeland to hear two star players in this debate. More>>

Valrico doomsday prepper pleads guilty

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Martin Winters, known as the doomsday prepper plead guilty on two counts of making and possessing destructive devices on Thursday in federal court in Tampa. More>>

Die-hard Bucs fan hasn't missed home game

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He's got quite the story to tell; a longtime, die-hard Bucs fan who has been here since the beginning. More>>

Glass dust bothering Manatee Co. mobile home park Video included

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A Manatee county neighborhood has a big problem with dust. But it's not your everyday dirt, it's actually glass. More>>

'Redskins' name controversial as team comes to Tampa to play the Bucs Video included

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Thursday night, as the team from Washington lines up to play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, there is growing controversy over the Redskins team name. More>>

Meters overheating, to be replaced in Lakeland Video included

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More than 10,000 smart meters will soon be replaced in Lakeland due to their possibility of overheating. More>>

Votel takes helm of US Special Operations Command

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Army Gen. Joseph Votel has taken the helm of U.S. Special Operations Command located at MacDill Air Force Base. More>>

Lawyers' billings unethical and egregious, audit finds Video included

State Representative Dana Young (R)-Tampa, is a Citizens policy holder and wants answers. State Representative Dana Young (R)-Tampa, is a Citizens policy holder and wants answers.
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Unethical and egregious. That is how an auditor describes the billing practices of some attorneys representing Citizens Property Insurance corporation. More>>

Deputy shoots suspect in Manatee domestic dispute Video included

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A Manatee County deputy has shot a person involved in a domestic dispute in Bradenton Thursday morning. More>>

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  • Frightened neighbors voice concerns about Pasco mental health ALF

    Frightened neighbors voice concerns about Pasco mental health ALF

    Saturday, August 23 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-08-23 22:23:18 GMT
    In the middle of a New Port Richey subdivision on Langston Ave. white iron gates lead to a large compound surrounded by barbed wire fences. Inside there is a swimming pool, parking lotand several buildings that formerly served as the neighborhood HOA community center.
    In the middle of a New Port Richey subdivision on Langston Ave. white iron gates lead to a large compound surrounded by barbed wire fences. Inside there is a swimming pool, parking lotand several buildings that formerly served as the neighborhood HOA community center.
  • TPD claims training stories fell short

    TPD claims training stories fell short

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:12:02 GMT
    The Tampa police department is responding to an 8 On Your Side investigation into a January shooting.The police contend the reports were incomplete and contained errors.The stories focused on a January 9th police shooting in Tampa and the lack of crisis intervention team training at T.P.D.
    The Tampa police department is responding to an 8 On Your Side investigation into a January shooting.The police contend the reports were incomplete and contained errors.The stories focused on a January 9th police shooting in Tampa and the lack of crisis intervention team training at T.P.D.
  • TPD responds to story controversy surrounding police shooting

    TPD responds to story controversy surrounding police shooting

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-08-21 16:48:17 GMT
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    An 8 On Your Side investigation into police shooting and the lack of Crisis Intervention Team training at the Tampa police department is not sitting well with T.P.D.Police spokesperson Laura McElroy sent an email to News Channel 8 management with the subject line labeled, "The Rest of the Story
    An 8 On Your Side investigation into police shooting and the lack of Crisis Intervention Team training at the Tampa police department is not sitting well with T.P.D.Police spokesperson Laura McElroy sent an email to News Channel 8 management with the subject line labeled, "The Rest of the Story
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  • Miley Cyrus' date turns self in, posts bail

    Miley Cyrus' date turns self in, posts bail

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:49 AM EDT2014-08-29 04:49:18 GMT
    The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards and who had been sought on an Oregon arrest warrant has turned himself in and posted bail.
    The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards and who had been sought on an Oregon arrest warrant has turned himself in and posted bail, an Oregon official said Thursday night.
  • Military pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

    Military pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:09 AM EDT2014-08-29 04:09:35 GMT
    Ground teams planned to resume searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia, according to a Virginia State Police spokeswoman.
    The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said Thursday, bringing to a sad end an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and federal...
  • Southern California gets more waves as storm eases

    Southern California gets more waves as storm eases

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:02 AM EDT2014-08-29 04:02:20 GMT
    Southern California is seeing the kind of epic surf usually associated with Hawaii or Tahiti. Beaches are thronged with wave riders and crowds are coming to watch the action even as seaside communities try to stave...
    High surf generated by a former hurricane in the eastern Pacific rolled onto Southern California beaches again Thursday, showing signs of diminishing but still bringing warnings of possible property damage and dangerous...
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  • Japan stocks lead Asian declines after weak data

    Japan stocks lead Asian declines after weak data

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:39:39 GMT
    Tokyo stocks led declines in most Asian markets on Friday after Japanese economic data showed that the region's second biggest economy is struggling to recover from a sales tax hike.
    Tokyo stocks led declines in most Asian markets on Friday after Japanese economic data showed that the region's second biggest economy is struggling to recover from a sales tax hike.
  • Japan economy stalls as incomes, spending languish

    Japan economy stalls as incomes, spending languish

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-08-29 03:09:08 GMT
    Japan reports its economy remained stalled in July, as wages fell further and household spending dropped, signaling continued weakness in the world's third-largest economy.
    Japan's vital signs remained weak in July as wages fell further and household spending dropped, signaling continued weakness in the world's third-largest economy.
  • Abercrombie name to shrink from clothing

    Abercrombie name to shrink from clothing

    Thursday, August 28 2014 8:49 PM EDT2014-08-29 00:49:15 GMT
    The Abercrombie & Fitch logo has lost the power it once wielded.
    The Abercrombie & Fitch logo has lost the power it once wielded.
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  • Fifteen People Arrested In Prostitution Sting

    Fifteen People Arrested In Prostitution Sting

    Thursday, August 28 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-08-28 21:36:02 GMT
    The Escambia Sheriff's Office Special Investigations Unit conducted an undercover sting operation
    The Escambia Sheriff's Office Special Investigations Unit conducted an undercover sting operation
  • Study: Alabama's 15 Most Dangerous Cities

    Study: Alabama's 15 Most Dangerous Cities

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:10 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:10:58 GMT
    Only one city in southern Alabama in among the state's 15 most dangerous and it's not even in the top 10, according to a new report.
    Only one city in southern Alabama in among the state's 15 most dangerous and it's not even in the top 10, according to a new report.
  • Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved

    Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved

    Thursday, August 28 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-08-28 19:20:23 GMT
    For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks some weighing hundreds of pounds zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the earth.
    For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks some weighing hundreds of pounds zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the earth.
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