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Slideshow: Latest from Hillsborough County
  • Everyday Hero: Breanna Adams, center, is a University of South Florida grad. She co-founded DIVA's, a group aiming to teach young girls life skills and confidence through classes.
  • Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn announces his decision to run for another term. (Photo: Melissa Eichman, staff)
  • Students gather outside Freedom High School to commemorate the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2011 attacks. (Photo: Tanya Arja)
  • According to Hillsborough County Schools officials, the minor collision happened on Big Bend Road near U.S. 301. The crash happened as the buses were coming out of the Summerfield Crossings neighborhood.
  • Brandon Meats and Market is far from a glossy grocery store in the mold of Publix or Super Target. But the no frills market keeps operating costs low to pass savings on to customers.
  • Four Air Force crews that have been integral in the military efforts to combat militants in Syria and Iraq returned to MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa Tuesday.
  • Timmy Vanryn, 5, runs to give Jane Goodall a hug on Tuesday. The famed primatologist is at USF to give a lecture and to promote her worldwide program called Roots and Shoots.
  • Works by artist Rene Gagnon are part of the latest exhibition 'Outsider: Street To Canvas' at CASS Gallery in Tampa, on display through October 18.
  • Matos was taken from Tampa police headquarters to the Hillsborough County jail. He told media crews he was glad his son is safe and that he didn't kill anyone.
  • According to Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor, Matos who had checked into the hotel at midnight under his own name, had been recognized by a cab driver, people in the hotel and at a nearby bus station.
  • Adam Matos, 28, was taken into custody at a downtown Tampa hotel. (Photo courtesy Tampa police)
  • Bay News 9 reporter Randi Nissenbaum takes on her toughest assignment yet- trying out Busch Gardens' newest thrill ride Falcon's Fury.
  • Everyday Hero: Bob Schofner and United Cerebral Palsy Tampa Bay Executive Director Laura White at the ribbon cutting for UCP's new sensory room.
  • The ongoing project means continued road closures at night along the river. Workers need to bring cranes onto the interstate to continue the project, prompting the overnight closure of the southbound Ashley Drive exit.
  • Gov. Rick Scott makes phone calls from his campaign office in Tampa on the day of the primary election. (Photo: Amy Mariani, staff)
  • An 18-year-old girl was walking home from D.W. Waters Career Center when she was hit by a car on the 1200 block of East Osborne Avenue in Tampa, according to Tampa Police. (Photo: Marty Martin, Staff)
  • According to Tampa police, 50-year-old Melchisedec Williams heard a crash and stomping around 1:30 p.m. and got his gun. He then recognized the voice of his nephew after firing.
  • A tree fell down and knocked over a fence on Carlyle Road in Tampa after a severe storm swept through the area.
  • Two people were killed in a Tampa house fire Monday afternoon.
  • Northbound Dale Mabry Highway is closed between Ballast Point and Gandy boulevards while the Tampa Water Department repairs a water service line. (Photo: Paul Mueller, Staff)
  • Everyday Hero: David Lindsay created the Veteran's Thift Store at the Oldsmar Flea Market. Sales benefit a transitional home for homeless veterans.
  • Iraq veteran Paul Badillo holds his daughter while thanking the men who restored his custom motorcycle. The motorcycle was stolen from him earlier this summer.
  • Plant City-based director Matthew Glover recently entered his three-minute Civil War-era film in the national contest 'Project Greenlight.'
  • About a 100 people observing Thursday's National Moment of Silence gathered outside USF’s Marshall Center. Some wore red as a sign of solidarity. (Photo: Laurie Davison, Staff)
  • Riding aboard a yellow school bus, Gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist made a stop in Tampa at Al Lopez Park Thursday evening. Crist criticized Governor Rick Scott for cutting education funding during Scott's first year in office. (Photo: Dalia Dangerfield, Staff)
  • With the expansion, the facility will be able to care for nearly 90,000 veterans in Pasco, Polk, Hernando and Hillsborough counties. (Photo: Trevor Pettiford, staff)
  • Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn (center) and other city dignitaries cut the ribbon for Tampa's Water Works parks Tuesday morning. (Photo: Trevor Pettiford, staff)
  • The park will feature a playground and water splash pad, a lawn and event pavilion, a dog park and floating docks and boat slips along the Hillsborough River.
  • The car crashed right next to the building's main air intake vent, sending smoke billowing into the retirement home.
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