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Hillsborough County

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  • Deputies: Dad let girl, 11, drive after he drank wine

    Meet Daddy's little designated driver -- his 11-year-old daughter. Donald Leet, of Apollo Beach, told Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies on Tuesday he had consumed a glass of vino and that his driver's license was suspended, reports the St....
  • FHP: Trooper ferrying drunk driver to jail collides with another drunk driver

    As a Florida Highway Patrol trooper was driving an alleged drunk driver to jail in Tampa, his cruiser collided with a Ford Ranger driven by Luis Alberto Reyes-Cervantes, 24 a man authorities say was drunk, reports the St. Petersburg Times. Reyes-...
  • Whoa! Worker accused of stealing roller coaster parts

    Worker accused of stealing roller coaster parts By Barbara Hijek August 5, 2011 07:30 AM File this under they'll steal anything. Anything. Richard Allen Macbay, a Busch Gardens roller coaster mechanic, is accused of stealing 97-lbs. of brass plates,...
  • Expelled Teen Charged in High School Bomb Plot

    Expelled Teen Charged in High School Bomb Plot
    TAMPA, Fla. -- A teen apprehended by police planned to set off explosives and kill dozens of students on the first day of classes at his former high school, authorities said Wednesday. A tip led police to 17-year-old Jared Cano's home, Tampa Police Chief...
  • Police: Teen plotted to plant pipe bombs in school attack

    Police: Teen plotted to plant pipe bombs in school attack
    Tampa, Florida (CNN) -- A teen apprehended by police in Tampa, Florida, planned to set off explosives and kill dozens of students on the first day of classes at his former high school, authorities said Wednesday. A tip led police to 17-year-old Jared...
  • Deputies: Man tried to steal pickup from accident scene

    Does this dude have chutzpah — or is he depriving some village of its idiot? After all, who would steal a vehicle at a fatal accident scene while both deputies and the Florida Highway Patrol are present? Meet Colby Wade Cardoso, a man who probably...
  • Time Warner to create 500 jobs in Tampa area

    Time Warner to create 500 jobs in Tampa area
    Time Warner plans to create 500 new jobs in Hillsborough County, where it already has a call center. Gov. Rick Scott announced the new jobs in Tallahassee on Tuesday. The media giant, which has a customer service center in the county, was not swayed by ...
  • Stolen: Two Florida public school buses

    They'll steal anything. Even something easy to spot like a couple of big yellow and black school buses. Deputies are investigating the theft of two Hillsborough County School buses, according to a news release from the Hillsborough County Sheriff's...
  • Haiti sits in strengthening Isaac's path

    Haiti sits in strengthening Isaac's path
    As Tropical Storm Isaac swirls in the Caribbean -- becoming more powerful mile by mile -- it threatens to unleash disaster once again on vulnerable and often unaware Haitians by Friday night. The possibility of stinging rain and tree-bending wind...
  • Busted: RNC protester carrying a machete

    Here's a sure sign the Grand Old Party — or is it the Grand Old Hurricane Party — is in Florida: Deputies arrested a Jason Thomas Wilson, a 31-year-old Tallahassee man, who walked into the RNC event zone with a full-sized machete strapped to...
  • Deputies: Duo nabbed trying to sell stolen $30,000 X-ray machine

    These dudes might have had a panoramic x-ray machine, but they apparently couldn't see through a law enforcement sting. A woman had reported a $30,000 panoramic dental X-ray machine stolen from Summer Smiles Family Dental in Deltona. She was in the...