Couple killed in Bradenton shooting while 5 children were in the home – Story | abcactionnews.com | Tampa Bay News, Weather, Sports, Things To Do | WFTS-TV

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BRADENTON, Fla. – A Bradenton couple was killed early Thursday morning, while five young children were there at the home, according to Bradenton Police.WATCH NOW:  http://wfts.tv/1jGWUtlPolice said a group of people, perhaps 4 or 5, were wearing masks when they broke into the house at 3910 Southern Parkway West, and shot the couple to death.Police said at least one victim was shot in the head.It all happened before 4:00 a.m., just across the street from Robert H. Prine Elemetary School.Police […]

Motorcyclist killed in Hillsborough – Story | abcactionnews.com | Tampa Bay News, Weather, Sports, Things To Do | WFTS-TV

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HILLSBOROUGH – A 20-year-old man died in a motorcycle crash in Hillsborough County on Saturday night, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.Kristopher Graham of Tampa was heading southbound on Bruce B. Downs in the far left land with a man named Antione Jones behind him as Geraldine Bedford was driving a 2009 Toyota Camry northbound on Bruce B. Downs attempting to turn left onto University Plaza, authorities say.A friend of Jones and Graham named […]

Tampa Police looking for leads in a grandmother’s death – Story | abcactionnews.com | Tampa Bay News, Weather, Sports, Things To Do | WFTS-TV

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TAMPA, Fla – Tampa Police haven’t released any suspect information in the shooting case of Sharon Darns Watkins.Neighbors said she lived in the North Boulevard Homes complex for several years. She was considered the “grandmother” of the block.”Everybody knew her, she would just sit on her porch, she always spoke to anybody, said neighbor Kay Francis. If you were looking like you were about to cry she could cheer you up, she was real kind.”Investigators […]

60-year-old pedestrian killed in Tampa hit-and-run accident – Story | abcactionnews.com | Tampa Bay News, Weather, Sports, Things To Do | WFTS-TV

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TAMPA – Tampa Police are searching for the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident late Sunday night.Witnesses say just after 11:30 p.m. they saw a full-sized dark SUV hit the victim at the intersection of North 40th Street and East Crawford Street before driving off.For some reason, a 60-year-old man was lying in the road.  They don’t know if he was awake, unconscious, asleep, or alive.  If alive, the impact from the SUV delivered […]

Body found in Lakeland’s Lake Morton – Story | abcactionnews.com | Tampa Bay News, Weather, Sports, Things To Do | WFTS-TV

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Body found in Lakeland’s Lake MortonWFTS Webteam1:00 PM, Jun 17, 20154:19 PM, Jun 17, 2015 Copyright 2015 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.Detectives from Lakeland Police responded to Lake Morton on Wednesday afternoon. A body was found in the water. “This is a very safe area of Lakeland, said Sgt Gary Gross. We are shocked this is first time that I know of a body being found in thirty […]

Hillsborough County deputies find man shot to death on Palm River sidewalk after midnight

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Deputies report a gunman shot and killed a man just after midnight in Palm River. Source: Hillsborough County deputies find man shot to death on Palm River sidewalk after midnight

One killed in Sarasota shooting, police say – Story | abcactionnews.com | Tampa Bay News, Weather, Sports, Things To Do | WFTS-TV

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Two killed in Sarasota shooting, police sayWFTS Webteam6:47 PM, Jun 15, 20158:17 PM, Jun 15, 2015 Copyright 2015 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.A shooting killed two men Monday in Sarasota, police said. It occurred about 5:30 p.m. in a home in the 1700 block of 33rd Street, according to Sarasota Police Department. One of the deceased live in the home where the shooting occurred, police said. […]