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Slideshow: Latest from Hillsborough County
  • According to the Tampa police, the crash between the motorcycle and a van happened at the intersection of Habana Avenue and Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard.
  • The roadway is closed while crews make repairs. Crews say the water main break created a large hole in the northbound lanes. (Photo: Jason Lanning, staff)
  • Everyday Hero: Chip Wright is raising money for cancer research by doing push ups. By the end of July, Wright did 20,000 push ups through his fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.
  • Green ARTery, Tampa wants to connect 20 of Tampa's neighborhoods with a multi-use trail.
  • Richard McTear (center) looks on during closing arguments in his murder trial Wednesday. He is accused of throwing his former girlfriend's 4-month-old baby out of a car window. (Tampa Media Group, LLC Photo)
  • Coco's Restaurant owner Carlos Carillo said he is losing business due to a foul smell at the Port of Tampa.
  • Richard McTear is accused of throwing his former girlfriend's baby out of his car window in May 2009. McTear Jr., 26, is charged with first-degree murder, aggravated child abuse and other offenses in the death of 4-month-old Emanuel Murray. (Photo courtesy Tampa Bay Times)
  • Florida Gov. Rick Scott was the first to take a ride in one of the driverless cars during testing today on the Selmon Expressway. (Photo: Michael Brantley, staff)
  • Fire officials said five people inside the home, including two children, made it out of the home safely. (Photo: Trevor Pettiford, staff)
  • Richard McTear arrives for court on Thursday, July 24, 2014. (Photo: Tampa Bay Times)
  • Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn presents with budget, along with the Cuscaden Pool proposal, to the city council Thursday. (Photo: Michael Brantley, staff)
  • Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn said $300,000 has been set aside to open the 77 year-old pool, which has been closed since 2009.
  • An emotional Jasmine Bedwell testifies in the trial of her ex-boyfriend, Richard McTear. (Photo: Amy Mariani, staff)
  • According to Tampa police, the 4-year-old boy was found in critical condition on Florida Avenue near 109th Avenue. He later died. (Photo courtesy Tampa police)
  • A 'For Lease' sign is displayed outside of vacant business on Franklin Street in downtown Tampa. (Photo: Trevor Pettiford, staff)
  • Chief Ed Duncan, seen here with Tampa Police Chief Jane Castor, was sworn in at Monday night’s city commission meeting. (Photo: Plant City Police Dept.)
  • A woman was taken to the hospital Tuesday after crews said her vehicle wound up in a canal in Apollo Beach. (Photo: Erin Maloney, staff)
  • The first shooting happened at Best For Less, a barbecue and ribs restaurant located at 11618 N 22nd Street in Tampa. Officials said an employee was shot during a robbery. (Photo: Jeff Joiner, staff)
  • Police have shut down Armenia Avenue at Saint Joseph Street just south of Columbus Drive after the pipe burst, flooding the area and creating a hole about 40 feet wide and 18 feet deep. (Photo: Jason Lanning, staff)
  • Salah Khdeir, right, spoke to Bay News 9 about what's next for his family as they wait for his 15-year-old son, Tadiq, center, to finish serving house arrest in Jerusalem.
  • The semi, carrying sod, spilled its load along the ramp. That blocked a lane on the ramp. (Photo courtesy Tampa Fire Rescue)
  • Charles T. Carbonell Sr. became the fifth person ever to be honored twice with the Carnegie Hero award. His most recent award came after he pulled a Lakeland woman from a burning SUV in 2011.
  • Officials cut the ribbon on new USO Day Room at James A Haley VA Center. (Photo: Ashley Jeffery, Staff)
  • The J.C. Newman Cigar Company, a fourth-generation, family-owned small business, is the last cigar factory in Ybor City. Now it is fighting for its survival.
  • The sheriff's office launched an air and water search for the men overnight. Officials said the men became lost overnight in one of the many swampy inlets along the river between John B Sargeant Park and the Hillsborough River State Park.
  • Crews with Hillsborough County Fire Rescue responded just after 4 a.m. to a fire at the Labor Finders office at 7511 Winchester Drive. (Photo: Jason Lanning, staff)
  • Doris Parker, 93, tees off every Tuesday. The Tampa woman said she has been play for about 80 years.
  • According to authorities, the fire broke out just before 4:30 a.m. at a home in the 6600 block of Taliaferro Avenue. The single-story wooden structure was almost completely consumed by flames when firefighters arrived.
  • A pair of serval kittens arrived at Lowry Park Zoo earlier this month after flying on a Southwest Airlines flight from Boise, where they were born. (Photo: Lowry Park Zoo)
  • Keanu De Leon, 7, makes a box using a 3D printing pen. The hands-on demonstration is part of a new exhibit about 3D printing at the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa. (Photo: Amy Mariani, staff)
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